Politics

The Latest: Protesters begin sit-in at GOP…

About 30 people demanding a conversation about gun legislation have begun a sit-in protest at the office of four Florida House Republican leaders

S.E. Cupp, Angela Rye clash over gun control

HLN host S.E. Cupp and CNN political commentator Angela Rye clash over the role of the National Rifle Association in the gun control debate.

Trump Lashes Out At Sessions Over Russia Probe…

President Trump directed his Twitter followers to "ask Jeff Sessions" why the Obama administration isn't the focus of the Russia investigation.

Good At Social Media? The Royals Are Hiring!

The British Royal Family is hiring a Communications Assistant for the next busy year. TC Newman lets you know if you've got the skills to work for the Queen.

Trump Tells Jeff Sessions To Try To Ban Bump…

A bump stock was used by the shooter in Las Vegas in October.

Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White…

The Rev. Billy Graham, dead at 99, achieved a level of influence and reach no other evangelist is likely ever to match.

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Do something! Trump hears emotional students…

Students, parents and teachers affected by school shootings over the past two decades are sitting down with President Donald Trump

CNN anchor presses GOP rep. on gun vote

CNN's Brooke Baldwin asks GOP Representative Matt Cladwell why pornography is a bigger health risk than semi-automatic weapons.

Trump's First CPAC Speech Set The Tone For His…

Donald Trump first spoke at CPAC in 2011. This year, he'll be making his second appearance as president.

College Professor Assigns Students to Try To Get…

Check out this assignment a professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga handed out to students.

GOP Polling Gains Spook Democrats Hoping For A…

It looks like they're going to stop focusing so much on Trump and focus more on their own message.

Venezuela opposition demands fair presidential…

Venezuela's opposition says it will boycott an election challenging socialist President Nicolas Maduro unless the government drops a ban on major candidates and takes other steps to ease fears it's rigged

Murphy reverses Christie, approves $7.5M for…

New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to sign legislation setting aside about $7.5 million in funding for family-planning and women's health.

KY Dem wins seat in Trump stronghold district

Democrat Linda Belcher has won a state House seat in a Kentucky district where Trump won 72% of the vote in the 2016 presidential elections.

One Hollywood Power Couple Just Said They'll Be…

George and Amal Clooney also said they'll donate $500,000 toward the cause.

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Jennifer Lawrence is Taking a Break from…

Jennifer Lawrence has just revealed her plan to take a hiatus from acting in an attempt to fight corruption in the U.S. Tony Spitz has the details.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's running commentary on…

AP FACT CHECK: Trump speaks as if he knows where Russia probe is going and not going, and what it's finding

Report: KKK chapters drop steeply despite 'hate…

An organization that tracks far-right extremists says the number of Ku Klux Klan chapters in the U.S. is plummeting as a new generation of khaki-clad racists rejects hoods and robes for a "hipper" brand of hate

Panel hits ex-lawmaker over Florida comments

CNN commentators criticize former GOP Congressman Jack Kingston following his suggestion that students who speak up on gun control are being manipulated by Democrats.

White nationalist is latest to sue over social…

A prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his account as the social network cracks down on content it deems abusive

Colorado congressman booed as people demand…

A Denver-area congressman whose district was the site of the Aurora movie theater shooting in 2012 was booed at a town hall Tuesday night as people called for action after the Florida school shooting

Who are the citizens hired by Russian trolls?

CNN's Drew Griffin looks for US citizens who may have been convinced by Russian trolls to take part in the 2016 campaign.

California lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct…

A California senator accused of sexual misconduct is apologizing to anyone who felt uncomfortable by his behavior

French government unveils tough measures for…

French President Emmanuel Macron's government is presenting its first big immigration bill, which human rights organizations criticize as repressive toward asylum-seekers

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Don Lemon calls out Florida lawmakers

CNN's Don Lemon calls out Florida legislators who voted down a motion to consider a weapon ban following a deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and describes one thing they almost all have in common - an A or A+ rating from the NRA.

Reports suggest GOP House hopeful got racy texts…

A Christian minister running to replace a congressman who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations reportedly traded suggestive text messages with a female staffer who included a topless photo of herself in one of the exchanges

Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from…

Donald Trump Jr. says any talk that his family is profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he begins a visit to India to promote real estate deals that bear his family's name