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'Sex and the City' actress Cynthia Nixon to challenge N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo in primary

(NEW YORK) -- “Sex and the City” actress Cynthia Nixon officially announced her primary challenge to New York's Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday.

In a Read More

Sen. Cory Booker: 2018 is 'the most important midterm election of our lifetime'

(NEW YORK) -- Sen. Cory Booker diverted questions Monday about running for president in 2020, instead saying that he is focused on the 2018 midterms.

"I am a contender for the 2018 midterms where I'm going to be fighting for every Democrat... Read More

Michael Flynn 'putting his life back together' after guilty plea in Mueller probe

(WASHINGTON) -- While President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn awaits sentencing for lying to FBI agents about his contacts with Russian officials, the retired three-star Army general has been quietly "putting his life ... Read More

Trump to call for death penalty in newly announced opioid attack plan

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump will visit New Hampshire on Monday to unveil a series of new steps aimed at combating the opioid crisis in what the administration is billing as his “initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse and Reduce Drug Supply ... Read More

Leading Democrat says Congress needs to 'speak out' on danger that Trump could fire Mueller

(WASHINGTON) -- The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Sunday that congressional members need to “speak out” now about the importance of the special counsel’s Russia investigation, before there’s a “co... Read More

New Orleans mayor: US in 'dark moment' with a lot of 'angst in the country'

(NEW ORLEANS) -- A mayor who drew headlines for a speech he gave about his order to remove Confederate monuments said the U.S. is in "a dark moment," with many people gripped by angst.

Mitch Landrieu, the Democratic mayor of New Orleans, t... Read More

Kaptur is longest-serving woman in House history

(WASHINGTON) -- Representative Marcy Kaptur is now the longest-serving woman in the history of the House of Representatives, breaking the record Sunday –- 12,858 days after she first took office in 1983.

Kaptur told ABC News that as she ... Read More

Primary showdowns highlight tensions over Democratic Party identity

(WASHINGTON) -- Democratic divisions that have simmered in the party since the 2016 presidential election are starting to boil over in primary contests across the country as the party struggles with identity without a clear leader.

Party l... Read More

Trump administration wildlife council mostly hunting advocates

(WASHINGTON) -- A federal government council made up mostly of hunters and hunting advocates met for the first time Friday to begin its efforts to advise the interior secretary on how to improve public awareness of the benefits of international recre... Read More

Facebook blocks data group tied to 2016 Trump campaign

(MENLO PARK, Calif.) -- Cambridge Analytica, the London-based political data analytics firm tied to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, has been suspended from Facebook, the social media giant announced late Friday.

Questions have ... Read More

Source: Fired former FBI deputy director McCabe kept memos on his meetings with President Trump, like Comey did

(WASHINGTON) -- The former deputy director of the FBI who was fired Friday by President Donald Trump's attorney general has memos that document his conversations with the president, a source told ABC News. The memos are akin to documentation of meeti... Read More