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Impeach corrupt Trump, Democrat debate demands

Candidates unified in charging US leader in 4th presidential debate.

Trump attacks ‘racist’ Hollywood ahead of human-hunting film

'The Hunt', an upcoming film in which liberal elites hunt down 'normal folk' for sport, had already attracted controversy after adverts for the film were pulled in the wake of recent US mass shootings.

Trump campaign raises over US$30 mil in 1Q 2019

Trump's first-quarter haul showed Republican donors were willing to invest in him.

White House resists release of Trump’s tax returns

White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney dismissed an effort to obtain the tax returns as a political ploy by the Democrats.

Lack of ‘meaningful action’ for China Muslims, US lawmakers say

China's ambassador warned of retaliation if Washington were to impose sanctions.

US House holds hearings on gun violence and climate change

Every day in America, on average, 34 people are murdered with a firearm, and more than 183 people are injured in an attack.

US congressman from Iowa under fire for racist comments

King is known for espousing hard-line views on immigration and has long backed building a wall along the southern border with Mexico.

Mississippi Republican overcomes gaffes to win final 2018 Senate race

Republican Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has won Mississippi's US Senate runoff election against Democrat Mike Espy.

Democrat concedes to Republican in Florida governor race

Trump has repeatedly charged that Florida's elections were marred by vote fraud, but state and local authorities have said there is no evidence of wrongdoing.

Democrat beats Republican Karen Handel in Georgia US House race

The closely fought race in Georgia's Sixth Congressional District was one of 10 House races remaining to be decided.

Romney redux: As new US senator, Republican may check Trump

Romney, who is Mormon, ran a successful campaign in a majority-Mormon western state that has had mixed feelings about the brash and combative president.

Control of US Senate may hinge on possible Mississippi runoff

It is a scenario that could focus international attention on the Southern state and bring in millions of dollars from outside political groups.

Senator Flake’s journey to defying Trump on Supreme Court nominee

Flake’s shift from full-throated support for Brett Kavanaugh to demanding an FBI investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against Trump’s Supreme Court nominee was seemingly swift.

Massachusetts Democrat comes out swinging at Trump after upset win

The Chicago-raised activist faces no Republican rival for the district, which includes most of Boston and its neighbouring cities, leaving her free to focus on Trump.

Meghan McCain pays tribute to her father with broadside against Trump

Meghan McCain kicked off the memorial service that was attended by a who's who crowd of Democratic and Republican leaders.

Biden eulogises friend John McCain as “giant among all of us”

Biden led heartfelt tributes to the warrior and onetime Republican presidential nominee at a Phoenix memorial shortly before McCain's remains were to be flown to Washington.

Trump renews attack against technology companies

The Republican president accused Google's search engine of promoting negative news articles and hiding fair media coverage of him, vowing to address the situation.

Jho Low hires Republican-linked lawyer, Trump ‘go-to’ firm in 1MDB defence

The fugitive businessman has retained former New Jersey governor Chris Christie and law firm Kasowitz Benson Torres.

McCain death leaves Republicans lined up behind Trump

McCain's death could give Trump even greater leverage over a rightward-tilting Republican party.

Choice for McCain’s successor lays bare struggle within GOP

Although McCain’s successor will be in office through 2020, the choice could send ripple effects through this November’s election.

US think tank denies working to undermine BN

The International Republican Institute says its activities in Malaysia were non-partisan.

Republican-linked US think tank tells of long ties with opposition to...

Top official of a US State Department-funded body tells of his meeting with top Pakatan Harapan leaders in the Prime Minister's Office following the coalition's polls victory.

Republican Senator Paul supports Trump high court nominee

"After meeting Judge Kavanaugh and reviewing his record, I have decided to support his nomination,".

Trump thanks lone Republican for support on Putin summit

Republican Senator Rand Paul was the only major US politician to agree with US President Donald Trump's stance towards Russian President Vladimir Putin.