The foundation initially seemed well-suited for cleaning up Bill Clinton’s legacy after the Monica Lewinsky scandal’s ugliness. That’s no longer true.
With the president focusing his energy on repelling allegations of ties to Russia, Republicans are worried about delay in important day-to-day legislation.
Conservation groups and native American tribal representatives slammed the looming order on monuments, suggesting it would be fought in court.
At the same time, a broad campaign against UN peacekeeping is also being waged in the Security Council by ambassador Nikki Haley.
Trump’s executive order to roll back the Clean Power Plan will not impact the policies of other countries, but moving money away from climate research will.
Kushner has been a regular presence at his father-in-law’s side and was earlier cleared by the justice department to serve as a White House senior adviser.
Rivera, the longest-serving political prisoner in the US from Latin America, has been incarcerated for 35 years.
The images we have seen of Aleppo could play an important role in future discourses about the responsibility to protect.
While the Russian media has a clear pro-Trump bias and the Arab media has shown a strong preference for Clinton, the Chinese media have consistently focused on the weaknesses of both candidates.
The current Hillary-phoria ignores the fact that her policies have not and will not empower or benefit the majority of women at home or abroad.
The attorney general’s office said that the Trump Foundation would be “continuing fraud” if it did not stop fundraising in the state.
Barbara Streisand lampooned Trump in performance and in print while his rhetoric has attracted condemnation from Latino artists and a protest song from rapper YG.
Policy nuances often fail to stick in the minds of debate viewers. It’s all about delivering the most memorable moment.
US Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes, said that Obama had no plans to pursue a new Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative before leaving office.
The Clintons’ charities have recently come under scrutiny, leading its largest arm to promise to spin off into an independent organisation if Hillary Clinton is elected president.
Though much of the promises of the Sanders insurgency have become embedded in the Democratic party, it remains to be seen if the movement can lead to any significant political change in the US.
“We believe we have to work extra hard to make sure that the positive notion of what she wants to do breaks through” said Jennifer Palmeiri, a spokesperson.
America’s history of racism and the notion that anyone can get rich by working hard have a role in constraining adequate policy development and have been especially harmful to poor black families.
Former President Bill Clinton told staff members on Thursday he would resign from the foundation’s board and that it would only accept donations from US citizens and independent charities.
Security firm FireEye has apparently been asked to look into the possible hack.
The Clintons have assembled a globally influential humanitarian behemoth. But is it just a colossal liability?
Hillary Clinton has become the first woman to head the ticket of a major party in the US’s 240-year-old history.
Clinton bypassed progressive favourite Elizabeth Warren as well as two hispanic members of Obama’s cabinet – Julian Castro and Thomas Perez – in favour of Kaine.
This move comes after North Korea threatened a physical response against the US and South Korean THAAD missile defence system.
The presumptive Republican nominee has released a statement saying Clinton’s criticism of the image was an attempt to distract the public from “the dishonest behavior of herself and her husband”.
The FBI investigation has made the presidential race, one of the ‘most tumultuous’ races in recent memory, even more uncertain.
The real change will come when a more sophisticated politician, with an authentic political machine, wins over the working class. That will be the most important US election.
In his new book, Husain Haqqani broadly diagnoses the bilateral distrust between India and Pakistan and maps out how both sides have played with a number of levers over the last two decades.
Bernie Sanders is unlikely to easily accept an offer to be Hillary Clinton’s running mate. But as vice president, he can ensure the anti-establishment anger he represents is channelised into taking the US in the direction of a more empathetic and fair society.
The primaries represent nothing short of a revolution in American politics, a shaking up of the post-war liberal order.
The descendants of both victims and perpetrators must realise a public apology is neither restitutive nor reparative. But by embodying the promise of future action, it can be transformative.
The Rust Belt, which includes Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and West Virginia, has suffered heavy job losses in sectors such as autos, coal and steel that have faced fierce competition from abroad. The region, home to many unionised workers, has been a stronghold for Democrats.
Gutting Habeas Corpus: The Inside Story of How Bill Clinton Sacrificed Prisoners’ Rights for Political Gain
In the zero-tolerance climate of the ’80s and ’90s, the concept of habeas corpus had met with increasing impatience; critics accused people on death row of gaming the system, filing “appeal after appeal” just to stay alive.