Emily C. Singer
Emily C. Singer

Today in Trump’s America: Protests erupt as Trump seeks to “define transgender out of existence”

The report sparked an outcry from Democrats and civil rights groups, who vowed to fight back against the policy with legal action and protests.

McConnell saying GOP plans to cut entitlements, repeal health care becomes political gift to Dems

McConnell's comments fit perfectly into Democrats' message: That Republicans want to cut taxes for the rich while slashing retirement and health care benefits for the middle class and poor Americans.

Today in Trump’s America: McConnell says Republicans may try to repeal Obamacare, again, in 2019

It’s almost Halloween, and in true spooky fashion, the ghost of Obamacare repeal might be making a comeback.

2018 may bring blue wave, but these 3 Democratic House seats may fall to the GOP

Despite the favorable wind at the back of Democratic candidates, there are three Democratic-held districts at risk of flipping to Republicans in November.

Today in Trump’s America: Trump says he won’t take responsibility if Republicans lose the House

“No, I think I’m helping people,” Trump said in response to a question about whether he bears any responsibility for potential Republican losses.

Be afraid, be very afraid: GOP turns to fear, racism in closing midterm message

With 22 days to go until voters head to the polls for the midterm elections, Republicans have settled on a final pitch: Be afraid, be very afraid.

Today in Trump’s America: Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ defamation suit against Trump

A federal judge in Los Angeles dismissed pornographic film actress Stormy Daniels’ defamation suit against President Donald Trump and ordered her to pay Trump’s legal fees, 'Politico' reported.

Indicted GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter now running anti-Muslim attack ads against his Christian opponent

In a letter sent to voters, Hunter claims Campa-Najjar is a security risk and insinuates he would provide classified information to his family with terrorist ties.

In new move, Democrats launch multimillion-dollar campaign to turn out minority and young voters

Turning out these voters is key to Democrats’ success in the midterm elections.

Today in Trump’s America: Trump says it’s OK he mocked Christine Blasey Ford because “we won”

"I’m not gonna get into it because we won," Trump said of his mocking of Christine Blasey Ford. "It doesn’t matter. We won."

Melania Trump said her “I really don’t care, do U” jacket was a message to the “left-wing media”

"It’s obvious I didn’t wear the jacket for the children," first lady Melania Trump said in an interview with ABC News.

Trump praises Confederate general Robert E. Lee at Ohio campaign rally

President Donald Trump praised Confederate general and slavery supporter Robert E. Lee at a campaign rally Friday night in Ohio, right after making a case for why black voters should vote Republican.

This Week in Trump-Russia News: Trump’s lawyers are prepping written answers to Mueller’s questions

After months of negotiating terms for an interview between President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller, Trump’s legal team is now preparing written answers to questions from Mueller.

Beto O’Rourke blows past records with massive fundraising haul

Rep. Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic nominee facing GOP Sen. Ted Cruz in Texas, raised a massive $38.1 million in the third quarter of 2018 — a fundraising haul bigger than most presidential candidates.

Today in Trump’s America: Stacey Abrams calls on opponent Brian Kemp to resign for voter suppression

Abrams’ campaign says Kemp — who as Georgia's secretary of state controls the very election laws that could impact his own candidacy — is abusing the power of his office and should resign.

How Hurricane Michael could scramble Florida’s tight midterm races

A lot is on the line for Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee for governor, and GOP Gov. Rick Scott, who is running for Senate.

Today in Trump’s America: Trump mocks the #MeToo movement at Pennsylvania rally

Trump did his usual shtick of bragging about his 2016 presidential win. But this time, he tweaked it a bit to mock the #MeToo movement.

BrettKavanaugh.com has been purchased and made into a resource for sexual assault survivors

A nonpartisan group seeking transparency from the Supreme Court purchased the domain BrettKavanaugh.com and filled it with resources for sexual assault survivors rather than information on Kavanaugh.

5 under-the-radar House races that could bring election night surprises

Lurking under the radar are districts held by one party — this year the GOP — that are gradually becoming more and more competitive, and are prime for surprises on election night.