News archive from 12 September 2018

Ted Cruz buys ads on Colbert to counter Beto O’Rourke interview

When Beto O’Rourke fans tune into the Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday, there is a chance in some Texas TV markets they’ll get a good dose of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz too. No, the Republican senator is not scheduled to be on the show, but in at...

Chron, 19:40 in Politics

Jimmy Carter: To beat Trump, Dems cannot scare off moderates

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is cautioning Democrats that their path to defeating President Donald Trump depends on independents and moderates. Speaking at his presidential center in Atlanta on Tuesday, Carter said U.S. policies on...

Chron, 21:23 in Politics

Jimmy Carter cautions Democrats not to scare off moderates

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter sees little hope for the U.S. to change its human rights and environmental policies as long as Donald Trump is in the White House, but he has a warning for his fellow Democrats looking to oust the current...

Chron, 00:54 in Politics

Trump: Storm response in Puerto Rico 'incredibly successful'

Now Playing: President Donald Trump on Tuesday deemed the federal government's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico a year ago “incredibly successful” even though a recent federal report found that nearly 3,000 people died. (Sept. 11) Media:...

Chron, 01:26 in Politics

Booker to headline SC Democratic fundraiser amid 2020 talk

Fueling speculation about his White House ambitions, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will headline a Democratic fundraising event in South Carolina in October. That will put Booker in front of more than 1,000 South Carolina Democrats, including many of...

Chron, 09:05 in Politics

Trump OKs sanctions for foreigners who meddle in elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is signing an executive order authorizing sanctions against foreigners who meddle in U.S. elections. Trump has drawn widespread criticism for not taking threats to the U.S. electoral system seriously enough,...

Chron, 12:56 in Politics

Democrats announce big online ad play for November

Two major Democratic political groups on Wednesday announced a combined $21 million digital ad buy targeting Senate races in November, a sign the party is trying to learn from 2016, when Donald Trump's Republican presidential campaign was far more...

Chron, 15:32 in Politics

Japan opposition leader says its PM too close to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Japan's main opposition leader says the nation's prime minister is papering over differences on trade and other issues with President Donald Trump, and that could ultimately hurt the U.S.-Japan alliance. Yukio Edano (OO-kee-oh...

Chron, 16:17 in Politics

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