Hillary Clinton’s seemingly smooth path to Election Day abruptly ended Friday. Clinton’s presidential campaign was thrown back on the defensive by FBI Director James Comey’s decision to review newly discovered e-mails that may be related to the investigation into her use of a private server. The new e-mails surfaced in an unrelated investigation of Clinton
The FBI is investigating more emails as part of a probe into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email system, it said on Friday, in a new twist to the U.S. presidential campaign that could damage the Democratic candidate just 11 days before Election Day. Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said in a
Donald Trump on Friday praised the FBI’s decision to reopen the criminal case into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state, saying his Democratic rival’s “corruption is on a scale we have never seen before” and that “we must not let her take her criminal scheme into the oval office.”
Amid lingering angst over the primary process, Bernie Sanders has a chance to encourage his supporters to embrace party unity. Sanders is set to meet privately with supporters Monday before the start of the Democratic National Convention. Sanders backers have expressed frustration over the nominating procedures, the party platform and party leadership, with some suggesting
Senate Republicans blocked a bill Thursday that would renew more than 50 expired tax breaks affecting millions of businesses and individuals. The bill has widespread bipartisan support, but Republicans were unhappy because Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., wouldn’t agree to vote on GOP amendments. A similar dispute derailed an energy bill earlier this week.
A look at preparations by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., for a potential 2016 presidential campaign: Nondenial denial: “Jane and I are going to sit down in 2015 and give it the serious … conversation, consideration that are required for keeping our options open. But right now I have responsibilities in the majority in the House