Two Nigerian brothers have been arrested in connection with the alleged hate attack on Jussie Smollett, Chicago police confirmed Friday. read more
Possible independent presidential candidate and Democratic spoiler Howard Schultz on Tuesday dumped on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' "Green New Deal," warning it would be "immoral" to spend trillions of dollars on an "unrealistic" solution. read more
Bernie Sanders' army of fervent progressives will be up for grabs in 2020 even if the Vermont independent makes another bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. Sanders may find himself a victim of his own success in driving the party to the left with his 2016 run. The field of Democratic presidential hopefuls includes at least a half-dozen candidates who've adopted in whole or in part the platform that helped Sanders build a loyal following of young voters and liberals: Medicare for all, a $15 an hour minimum wage and debt-free college education.
Donald Trump has dismissed the growing pool of Democratic presidential candidates, saying he doesn't see any as competition for the 2020 election. read more
Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown addressed his past extramarital relationship with U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris in his weekly column Saturday, saying he may have boosted the presidential hopeful's career. read more