NBC’s Chuck Todd grills Senator John Kennedy for echoing Putin’s talking points and doing Trump’s ‘dirty work’

During an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” GOP Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana accused former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of interfering with the 2016 election on behalf of Hillary Clinton. The accusation came just one week after Kennedy walked b…

Analysis: Takeaways from today’s impeachment hearing

(CNN)On Wednesday morning, the House Judiciary Committee convened its first hearing in the impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump — bringing in four constitutional lawyers to debate what, exactly, constitutes “high crimes and misdemeanors” and…

With Trump, All Roads Lead to Moscow

Who would benefit from these announcements? Mr. Trump, who believes his re-election prospects are threatened most by Mr. Biden, and Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia, who has been working for years to make Ukraine the fall guy for his own interference i…

US election 2020: Elizabeth Warren sets out health funding plan

US election 2020: Elizabeth Warren sets out health funding plan

Image copyrightGetty Images US presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has offered details on funding for her healthcare plan, which is expected to cost the federal government $20.5tn (£15.8tn) over 10 years. She said the “Medicare for All” plan would not rai…

1, 2, 3, 4, Trump Can’t Rule Us Anymore

1, 2, 3, 4, Trump Can’t Rule Us Anymore

Organizers and experts offer both optimistic and pessimistic explanations for Americans relative quiescence. Lets start with pessimism: Some people are burned out. In her book American Resistance: From the Womens March to the Blue Wave, Dana Fisher, a profess…

What Keeps NSA Cybersecurity Boss Anne Neuberger Up at Night

What Keeps NSA Cybersecurity Boss Anne Neuberger Up at Night

At the WIRED25 conference in San Francisco today, Anne Neuberger, head of the National Security Agency’s new Cybersecurity Directorate, detailed the threats that she confronts in her role. Neuberger particularly emphasized the importance of proactively defend…

Facebook’s 2020 election ‘protections’ still allow for lying politicians

Facebook’s 2020 election ‘protections’ still allow for lying politicians

As part of the election efforts, Facebook is launching Facebook Protect, additional security measures for accounts that may face threats during an election, including candidates, elected officials and staff. Participants will have to use two-factor authentica…

‘Misinformation’ and ‘Disinformation’ Are Not the Same Thing

‘Misinformation’ and ‘Disinformation’ Are Not the Same Thing

If the past three years have seemed more like 300, the coming year is really about to test us all. The countdown to the 2020 election is about to begin and weve got to prepare ourselves for the onslaught of misinformation and disinformationand its important t…

US election 2020: Michael Bloomberg joins race for White House

US election 2020: Michael Bloomberg joins race for White House

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Michael Bloomberg submitted his papers in Alabama on Friday Billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signalled he will join the race to secure the Democratic Party’s nomination for US president. …

US election 2020: Michael Bloomberg mulls presidential bid

US election 2020: Michael Bloomberg mulls presidential bid

Image copyrightAFPImage caption Michael Bloomberg has highlighted climate change as a key issue Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the US Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. The ex-New York City…

Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: Where should students vote?

Election 2019, Your Questions Answered: Where should students vote?

Image caption Our question-askers (clockwise from top-left): Charlie Evans, Georgie, Josh Payne and Tom Polling day is five weeks away, but you can only confront the big question – who do I vote for? – once you have navigated the basics, such as registerin…