Michelle Obama to appear by video at Georgia drive-in voting event

Former first lady Michelle Obama is among a list of prominent figures taking part in a drive-in get-out-the-vote concert to help mobilize voters in Georgia ahead of the state’s pivotal Senate runoff elections next month. Obama’s nonpartisan When We All Vote organization, which works to increase voter participation in the country, announced the event on Monday. The nonprofit will … Read more

Trump: ‘We’re Getting Closer and Closer’ to Successful Challenge to Election Results

President Donald Trump alleged Sunday that “we’re getting close and closer,” in reference to his ongoing challenges to election results in key battleground states. “We’re getting closer and closer. And I hope you let everybody know we’re actually very close,” Trump said on WABC radio. “The fake news will not tell you that. They don’t want to talk … Read more

Republicans See Encouraging Signs for Their Campaigns in Georgia Senate Run-off Races

As it stands now, Republicans hold a 50-48 advantage in the battle for who controls the Senate. The two races in Georgia will ultimately decide control of the Senate. Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler faces a challenge from Democrat Rev. Raphael Warnock. Republican Sen. David Perdue is facing off against Democrat Jon Ossoff. Because none of … Read more

Chris Christie “Flynn never belongs anywhere near the White House, let alone inside the Oval Office”

Appearing on CNN with Wolf Blitzer, former NJ governor Chris Christie responded to the report that Michael Flynn floated the idea of declaring martial law during a White House meeting. President Trump, disputed the report in a tweet, calling it “fake news.” “This is why someone like Michael Flynn never belongs anywhere near the White House, let … Read more

Virginia removes Robert E. Lee statue from US Capitol

For more than 100 years, two statues representing Virginia have stood at the U.S. Capitol: one of George Washington and another of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. But early Monday, the Lee statue was removed from the National Statuary Hall’s collection. It’s expected to be replaced by a statue honoring civil rights activist Barbara Johns. “This … Read more