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Elizabeth Warren releases DNA analysis showing 'strong evidence' of Native American ancestry

(WASHINGTON) -- Progressive stalwart and frequent Trump target Sen. Elizabeth Warren has released results of a DNA test giving "strong evidence" that she had a Native American ancestor dating back several generations."While the vast majority of the individual’s ancestry is European, the results strongly support the existence of an unadmixed…... Read More

Trump's claim of 'scary time for young men' is a fear tactic: Alyssa Milano

(NEW YORK) -- Actress and activist Alyssa Milano, one of the first proponents of the #MeToo hashtag when the movement launched one year ago Monday, said President Donald Trump's recent comments that it is "a very scary time for young men in America" was a fear tactic.Referring to critics of…... Read More

GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter under fire for ad calling his opponent a 'security risk'

(WASHINGTON) -- California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter, who was indicted in August on charges of using campaign funds for personal expenses, is facing criticism over an ad calling his opponent, Ammar Campa-Najjar, a “security risk.”The ad also accuses Campa-Najjar of changing his name to “hide” his family's connection to terrorism…... Read More

Arizonans see 'vital' Senate race as matter of being for or against Trump

(PHOENIX) -- A colorful primary, a negative ad blitz, national attention and early voting have all been a part of the Arizona Senate race.But up until now, there’s been one missing piece: a debate.The two candidates who are vying to win the open Senate seat, Democrat Kyrsten Sinema and Republican…... Read More

Sen. David Perdue rips phone out of student's hand as he's asking question

(ATLANTA) -- Georgia Sen. David Perdue has stirred up a host of new questions after he appeared to dodge a college student's inquiry by ripping the student's cellphone out of his hand in the midst of a video recording.The GOP senator was at Georgia Tech on Saturday to campaign for…... Read More

'I don't know that it's man-made': Trump asks for proof of climate change

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump, in a wide-ranging interview on CBS' 60 Minutes, dithered on whether he believes climate change is manmade, called the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi "disgusting," defended his friendship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and said he believed, despite mocking her at a…... Read More

Group led by Steve Bannon spending $3 million on digital ads ahead of midterm election

(WASHINGTON) -- Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's political arm is spending $3 million on digital ads targeted at getting out the vote ahead of the midterms, according to Bannon.The new push, just three weeks before the midterms, is funded by Bannon's new outside political group, a 501(c) 4,…... Read More

Trump called for plan to remove all US diplomats from Turkey in frustration over detention of American pastor

(WASHINGTON) -- Incensed by the detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson, President Donald Trump called for a plan to be drawn up in late August for the complete withdrawal of U.S. diplomatic personnel from Turkey, senior administration and State Department officials tell ABC News.The unprecedented plan to essentially shutter an…... Read More

Trump adviser on UN climate change warning: 'They overestimate.. I'm just saying, do we know precisely?'

(WASHINGTON) -- A top economic adviser to President Trump responded to a recent U.N. report warning of a possible climate crisis within a little over two decades, saying, "I think they overestimate."Larry Kudlow, director of the White House National Economic Council, responded to a question from ABC News Chief Anchor…... Read More

Democrats' chances in midterms hinge on ‘whether we can mobilize people to come out and vote’: Bernie Sanders

(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders said Democrats' chances in the midterm elections hinge on their ability to motivate voters to get to the polls.The Vermont independent and former Democratic presidential candidate told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on This Week Sunday, “In my view, what this whole election will…... Read More

Republican senator slams proposal to again separate families at border: It 'simply is un-American'

(WASHINGTON) -- A leading Republican critic of President Donald Trump slammed the suggestion that the U.S. could resume separating migrant and refugee families at the U.S. border, saying the policy is 'simply ... un-American.'Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., responded to a question from ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on This…... Read More