Some 59 percent of attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Florida want former President Donald Trump to be the party's 2024 presidential candidate, according to a straw poll released on Sunday.
Yuval Levin, the director of social, cultural and constitutional studies at the American Enterprise Institute, joins Yahoo News Senior Political Correspondent Jon Ward to discuss the rising unease among some conservatives about the increasing aggressiveness of Republicans in state legislatures to tighten election laws and erect obstacles to voting. Levin tells Yahoo News, "Republicans are in a bad place, because I think they find themselves arguing, in essence, that there ought to be fewer voters, which is, in my view, wrong, and also the wrong place to be, as a political matter."
On Monday, Oct. 26, Walter Wallace Jr., a 27-year-old Black man who suffered from bipolar disorder, was fatally shot by Philadelphia police while he was experiencing a mental health crisis and wielding a knife. The deadly encounter has again raised questions about the effectiveness of police procedures when engaging individuals with mental health issues. Officers, like the public at large, have varied opinions.
A leaked email from a senior official has suggested that the Tory pledge to boost NHS nursing numbers by 50,000 needs a 'more robust plan'.
Former Virginia Governor and co-chair of the Bill and Hillary Clinton presidential campaigns Terry McAuliffe joins Yahoo News Editor in Chief Daniel Klaidman and Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff to discuss the current impeachment strategy, its effectiveness and whether the Democrats are just going through the motions.
Conservative attorney David Rivkin tells Yahoo News Editor in Chief Daniel Klaidman and Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff that the Framers of the Constitution "would be appalled" by the Trump impeachment proceedings and that "the notion that the Framers were primarily concerned with King George is 'historically redonkulous,'" citing that congressional overreach was a greater concern.
As Michael Gove confirmed he will join the Conservative leadership race, we look at the people who have put their names in the ring for the top job.
In a letter to Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn said their talks have been "unable to bridge important policy gaps".
In this week’s episode of “Unfiltered,” Yahoo News speaks with Mr. Fish, a controversial cartoonist who takes political jabs at both sides of the aisle. We also sit down with Richard Gallagher, MD, a psychiatrist who gets the occasional call from the Vatican to consult on cases of demonic possession.
On this week’s episode of “Unfiltered,” we spotlight Daryl Davis, a black musician who has spent the past several decades befriending members of the Ku Klux Klan in an attempt to improve race relations. We also speak with model and entrepreneur Amber Rose about her fight against slut shaming, and popular YouTube star Blaire White on the difficulties of being both trans and conservative.
Boris Johnson has been cleared of breaching Conservative Party rules over comments he made about women wearing burkas.
Black conservative Jesse Lee Peterson is, to put it simply, not afraid to speak his mind. During the 1950s under Jim Crow laws he grew up on an Alabama plantation where his great-grandparents worked as slaves, but today Peterson is regularly featured on major news networks claiming that racism doesn't exist, the Democratic Party lies to minorities to intimidate and control them, and July should be officially declared as White History Month. An author, radio and talk show host, most of his family and friends have turned away from him — but he says that’s a small price to pay for standing by his beliefs.
US conservative commentator Ann Coulter claimed children crying at the US border after being separated from their parents are actors.
Former Conservative leader William Hague called for changes to the laws on cannabis following the Billy Caldwell case.
Letters reportedly sent to constituents in Theresa May's name asking for donations were addressed to 'Mr F******joking'
NatCen Social Research’s British Social Attitudes (BSA) survey suggests a recovery in turnout didn't necessarily just benefit Labour.
Keir Starmer faces growing pressure to explain why serial sex fiend John Worboys, was not prosecuted over more attacks despite dozens of victims
Former prime minister David Cameron, 51, earns up to £2,000 a minute making speeches since leaving office, according to media reports.
MP Jim McMahon is trying to lower the voting age for General Elections to 16 in a bid to get more young people involved in politics
Westminster rocked by sex claims after it emerged that government ministers were named on a secret WhatsApp group of sex-pest politicians by female staff.