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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., receives the Liberty Medal from Chair of the National Constitution Center's Board of Trustees, former Vice President Joe Biden, in Philadelphia, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The honor is given annually to an individual who displays courage and conviction while striving to secure liberty for people worldwide. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
McCain condemns 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' in speechUS Sen. John McCain has jabbed back at unnamed pushers of isolationist politics, saying that abandoning America's role as an international leader is 'unpatriotic'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2016, file photo, former state Sen. Kelli Ward concedes to Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., during her primary election night party in Scottsdale, Ariz. President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon is boosting multiple challengers to GOP incumbents and the party’s preferred candidates in next year’s midterm elections (David Kadlubowski/The Arizona Republic via AP)/The Arizona Republic via AP)
Bannon-backed PAC backs Wisconsin, Arizona Senate candidatesThe political action committee affiliated with former presidential strategist Steve Bannon is endorsing state Sen. Kelli Ward over Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE- In this Oct. 29, 2009, file photo, President Barack Obama, center, salutes as an Army carry team carries the transfer case containing the remains of Sgt. Dale R. Griffin of Terre Haute, Ind., during a dignified transfer event at Dover Air Force Base, Del. President Donald Trump is claiming his predecessors did not sufficiently honor the nation's fallen. Obama's office says Trump is "unequivocally wrong," and says Obama engaged families of the fallen and wounded warriors through his presidency — through calls, letters, visits to Arlington National Cemetery, regular meetings with Gold Star families and more. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Trump says predecessors didn't honor fallen; response heatedCritics are slamming President Donald Trump for his claim that his predecessors "didn't make calls" to the families of the nation's fallen
The Associated Press3 hours ago
President Donald Trump is greeted by South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and his wife Peggy McMaster as he arrives on Air Force One at Greenville Spartanburg International Airport, in Greer, S.C., Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, en route Greenville, S.C., for a fundraiser for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump returns favor by campaigning for an early supporterPresident Donald Trump wades back into Southern politics with a campaign appearance on behalf of South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Kagan: Not having to get door 1 plus of new statusElena Kagan says one advantage of no longer being the most junior member of the Supreme Court is that she no longer has to answer the door when someone knocks as the nine justices are meeting
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Haley says Iran move strengthens Trump's hand on North KoreaU.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says that President Donald Trump is strengthening his ability to resolve the North Korea nuclear crisis by threatening to abandon the nuclear deal with Iran
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Authorities make final arrest in border agent's killingThe U.S. Attorney's Office says authorities in Mexico have arrested the final of seven defendants accused in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death exposed a bungled federal gun operation
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this Dec. 13, 2010 photo, Gov. Phil Bredesen talks about his eight years in office during an interview, in Nashville, Tenn. Bredesen, the last Democrat to win a statewide race in Tennessee, is considering a bid to succeed retiring Republican Bob Corker in the U.S. Senate. Bredesen said in a statement to The Associated Press on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 that he is mulling an entry into the race after several people urged him to reconsider his initial statements that he had no interest in running. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Democrat Bredesen confirms interest in Tennessee Senate raceFormer Gov. Phil Bredesen, the last Democrat to win a statewide race in Tennessee, is confirming that he is considering a bid to succeed retiring Republican Bob Corker in the U.S. Senate
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - This Sept. 22, 2017 file photo shows Maine Gov. Paul LePage attending a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence to discuss health care and tax reform in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House Complex in Washington. LePage says the media fanned the flames in a flap with sheriffs over his directive they should hold immigrants without warrants and is calling news organizations "the most horrible organizations on the earth." The outburst came Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 after he summoned all 16 sheriffs to a closed-door meeting. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Governor blames media for immigration flap with sheriffsMaine Republican Gov. Paul LePage says the media fanned the flames in a flap with sheriffs over his directive they should hold immigrants without warrants and is calling news organizations 'the most horrible organizations on the earth'
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2017 file photo San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick stands on the sideline during an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker sent a letter Monday Oct. 16, 2017 to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith saying he believes players are showing disrespect for the flag and veterans. Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the protests last season when he refused to stand during the anthem to protest racial inequality and police brutality. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar File)
Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protestsWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and take a stand against domestic violence instead
The Associated Press6 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in the Rose Garden at the White House, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: White House condemns Somalia bombingThe White House is condemning the attacks in Somalia that have left more than 300 people dead and hundreds more injured
The Associated Press6 hours ago
President Donald Trump holds his hand to his ear to hear a reporter's question as he walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House to depart en route to South Carolina, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump, McConnell: No matter what people say, we're friendsPresident Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appear together to laud their relationship and claim they are unified in support of a joint GOP agenda.
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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