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Shocking opposition victory throws Pakistan into chaos

The party of the imprisoned former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, won the most seats in parliamentary elections this past week, delivering a strong rebuke to the country's powerful generals and throwing the political system into chaos.

‘Hair on fire’: Democratic worries grow over Biden memory claims

President Biden arrived in the Diplomatic Reception Room on Thursday evening aiming to demonstrate that what the special prosecutor had written about him in a report released earlier that day – that Biden was a “well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory” – was false.

Local law experts hope Supreme Court provides a more clear answer in Colorado case centering on Trump eligibility

Justices on the U.S. Supreme Court heard a case challenging former President Donald Trump’s eligibility to hold office again. Through more than two hours of oral arguments, the court’s nine justices appeared poised to reject the effort to ban the Republican presidential front-runner from a state ballot on allegations that he engaged in insurrection. Late last year, the Colorado Supreme Court made an unprecedented ruling to remove Trump from the state’s Republican primary ballot. On Thursday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case.

After embarrassing result in Nevada, Haley goes after her own party

After perhaps her worst result in her Republican primary campaign -- finishing second to "None of These Candidates" in Nevada's primary, in which the front-runner, former President Donald Trump was not competing -- Nikki Haley unloaded on her own party, painting the day not as bad for her, but for Republicans.

Right-wing congressman to run for Senate in Montana, igniting GOP fight

Rep. Matt Rosendale of Montana is expected to announce a campaign for Senate as soon as this weekend, torching plans from top Republican officials to avoid a bruising primary battle in a state that many in the party view as their best chance to win back control of the chamber.

Trump has no immunity from Jan. 6 prosecution, appeals court rules

A federal appeals court has unanimously ruled that Donald Trump can be put on trial for trying to stay in power after losing the 2020 election, rejecting Trump’s sweeping claim of presidential immunity and moving the case one step closer to a jury.

RFK Jr. courts Las Vegas voters as alternative to Trump vs. Biden

Independent presidential candidate and former Democrat Robert F. Kennedy Jr. delivered a wide-ranging campaign speech to Las Vegas Valley supporters Sunday at Area 15. Kennedy, who is trying to position himself as a viable alternative to a Donald Trump vs. Joe Biden rematch, focused the first part of his speech on America’s health crisis and the purported link between Big Pharma and many of ...

Supreme Court enters election season with politically potent cases

The Supreme Court will grapple with a sizable number of politically significant cases as the presidential election season heats up over the next few months, touching on abortion rights, gun control and the fate of criminal charges against the leading Republican candidate, Donald Trump.

Haley camp seeks to convince top donors Trump would cost GOP the House

Nikki Haley’s campaign manager warned influential donors Tuesday that the GOP would lose control of the U.S. House of Representatives if Donald Trump is the party’s presidential nominee, leaning into concerns about down-ballot races as some anti-Trump Republicans view the fight over Congress as a better investment than the presidential race.