The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups filed suit in Florida on Friday after the governor signed into law a measure that requires some released felons to pay certain outstanding financial obligations before their voting rights are restored.
Sen. Cory Booker is seeing a surge in online fundraising on the heels of his presidential debate performance Wednesday, fueled in large part by new donors, according to new numbers provided exclusively to CNN.
He attributed the drop to Mexico cracking down on undocumented immigrants crossing the border and the expansion of a policy that forces migrants to wait in Mexico while their asylum cases are processed.
You can debate about who did the best -- and worst -- in the first Democratic presidential debate, which was spread out over two nights this week in Miami. (Trust me, I did just that; here are my winners and losers for the first and second nights.)
Senate Republicans tallied enough votes Friday morning to block a largely Democratic-backed amendment that would require President Donald Trump to get congressional approval before striking Iran militarily.
Emotion, tears and tense confrontations were on display as House Democrats fought over an emergency border aid bill in a debate that deepened the divide between progressives and moderates, further fracturing the unity Democrats have long trumpeted.
President Donald Trump's two Supreme Court nominees -- serving their first term together -- did their part this week to showcase their conservative judicial philosophy and deliver on the Trump's vow to reshape the judiciary and turn the court to the right.
With military tensions rising in the Middle East, more than a dozen of the most senior roles at the Pentagon lack permanent appointees and President Donald Trump is likely to be forced to name, at least temporarily, a third acting defense secretary in the coming weeks.
An Alabama law that prohibits a type of surgical abortion that is clinically referred to as Dilation and Evacuation will remain blocked after the Supreme Court declined on Friday to hear the case, but Justice Clarence Thomas made clear he wants the court to consider rolling back historical precedent on abortion.
The Supreme Court said Friday it will review next term President Donald Trump's decision to terminate an Obama-era program that protects hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children, setting up a potential decision in the heart of the 2020 presidential election.
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Thursday night established a commanding presence on her party's debate stage -- cutting through the cacophony of her rivals and insisting time and again that the candidates turn their attention to the troubles of "real Americans."
California Sen. Kamala Harris said Friday that she misinterpreted a question about abolishing private health insurance at Thursday night's 2020 Democratic debate, despite the fact that she raised her hand when asked if she would eliminate it.
President Donald Trump is set to come face-to-face with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Saturday in Osaka, Japan, amid a dispute between the two countries over Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile system and sharp divide over who is responsible for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The majority of the frontrunners for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination crowded onto 10-person debate stage in Miami Thursday night, the second half of a debate-a-thon that began 24 hours earlier with 10 more aspirants duking it out for precious media attention and that most valuable and elusive commodity in national elections: Buzz.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has shown himself adept at maneuvering within China's political system, reaching a level of power and control over the ruling Communist Party not seen since the days of Mao Zedong.
The candidates on stage Thursday were Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Michael Bennet, Marianne Williamson and Eric Swalwell.
As the second group of candidates takes the stage for the first Democratic presidential debate, we're tracking speaking times by candidate. We'll be posting regular updates during the course of the evening.
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