Steve King defiant after House disapproval resolution, says censure 'not going to happen'

One day after the House of Representatives formally voted to disapprove of his comments about white supremacy, Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King sounded a note of defiance, telling Fox News a more severe vote to censure him was "not going to happen."House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., moved on Wednesday to refer Democrats' motions to censure King… Read More

Ocasio-Cortez set to join Maxine Waters on key financial services committee

Self-described socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced on Twitter late Tuesday that she will join California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on the influential House Financial Services Committee, which oversees Wall Street and the housing industry.California Rep. Katie Porter, Michigan's Rashida Tlaib, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, and Massachusetts Rep. Ayanna Pressley have also reportedly been tapped for the committee… Read More

New York legislators vote to ban gay conversion therapy, add gender identity to state anti-discrimination laws

New York legislators have voted to ban gay conversion therapy and add gender identity to the state's anti-discrimination laws.Both measures passed the state Senate and Assembly on Tuesday. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign both bills into law.FACEBOOK 'SHAMED' LGBT USERS WITH 'GAY CURE' ADSWhile the Assembly passed the bill 11 times, Tuesday marked… Read More

Beto O'Rourke mocked after offering few answers in wide-ranging policy interview

Former Texas Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke faced across-the-board criticism on Tuesday after an unflattering interview in The Washington Post portrayed him as equivocal and unsure on a variety of substantive policy issues.O'Rourke, 46, is widely considered a possible 2020 presidential contender, after falling only a few percentage points shy of dethroning incumbent Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz in… Read More

Judge orders Susan Rice, Ben Rhodes to answer written Benghazi questions in Clinton email lawsuit

Susan Rice, Hillary Clinton, Ben Rhodes (Getty Images)A federal judge ruled Tuesday that former national security adviser Susan Rice and former deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes must answer written questions about the State Department's response to the deadly 2012 terror attack in Benghazi, Libya, as part of an ongoing legal battle over whether Hillary… Read More

Gillibrand tells Colbert she's forming presidential exploratory committee

New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced during a taping of Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" on Tuesday night that she has formed an exploratory committee for a 2020 presidential run, reversing her previous reassurances that she would continue to serve in the Senate instead.Gillibrand, 52, will be entering an increasingly crowded field of Democrats seeking to unseat President… Read More

Socialist Workers Party's 2016 presidential candidate running for Dallas mayor: report

Allyson Kennedy, 68, who was a 2016 presidential candidate, is running for mayor of Dallas, a report said on Monday. (U.S. Census Bureau)A 2016 presidential candidate from the Socialist Workers Party is running for mayor of Dallas, a report said Monday.Allyson Kennedy, 68, who was on the ballots in seven states as the Socialist Workers… Read More

Allowing Congress to overcome executive privilege would ‘strike dagger’ into presidency, Yoo says

A former Justice Department lawyer told Fox News on Monday that Congress and courts should not be allowed to overcome executive privilege after calls this weekend by high-ranking Democrats to subpoena notes or testimony from the interpreter who was at several meetings between President Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin.John Yoo, who has been known to… Read More

Pentagon extends troops' southern border mission by 8 months as shutdown over border wall continues

As the ongoing partial government shutdown over funding for President Trump's proposed border wall continues and the White House debates declaring a state of emergency to pay for it, the Pentagon on Monday extended the military's mission on the southern border by eight months.In a statement, the Defense Department said Acting Secretary of Defense Pat Shanahan had approved… Read More