• FBI Director Accused of Misconduct Over New Emails Possibly Tied to Clinton

    Democrats and one prominent Republican accused FBI Director James Comey of wielding his authority for political purposes after Friday’s announcement that the FBI is reviewing a new batch of emails that could shed light on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s handling of sensitive information as secretary of state.

    The allegations pertain to the Hatch Act, a longstanding U.S. law that bars federal employees from engaging in partisan political activities while on the clock and…

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  • Democrats: Clinton Email Revelation Politically Motivated

    As the FBI obtained a warrant to start searching a collection of emails that may be relevant to the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server when she served as Secretary of State, Democrats suggested the timing and announcement of the probe were politically motivated.

    FBI investigators knew weeks ago that emails found in a separate investigation may be related to the Clinton email case, but did not reveal their discovery until 11 days before the presidential…

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  • Furor Builds Over FBI Email Bombshell

    Furor continues to build over Friday’s FBI’s announcement that it is reviewing a new batch of emails that could pertain to Hillary Clinton’s handling of electronic communication as secretary of state, a case the FBI closed months ago. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports the FBI’s move less than two weeks before Election Day set off a political frenzy, in part because the content and relevance of the emails are unknown and could remain so when Americans cast ballots on November 8.

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  • Furor Builds Over FBI Email Bombshell

    Furor continues to build over Friday’s FBI’s announcement that it is reviewing a new batch of emails that could pertain to Hillary Clinton’s handling of electronic communication as secretary of state, a case the FBI closed months ago. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports the FBI’s move less than two weeks before election day set off a political frenzy, in part because the content and relevance of the emails are unknown and could remain so when Americans cast ballots on November 8.

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  • Officials: FBI Knew About Possible New Clinton Emails Weeks Before Friday Announcement

    U.S. law enforcement officials say FBI investigators knew weeks ago that emails found in a separate probe may be related to the Hillary Clinton email case, but did not reveal their discovery until Friday – just 11 days before the presidential election….

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  • New Republican Pitch: Contain a Clinton Presidency

    In congressional races across America, Republicans are beginning to echo Democrats on a core assumption: Hillary Clinton will be president.

    With Donald Trump lagging in the polls, Republicans running for Congress are urging voters to elect them as a check on a Clinton presidency.  Democrats, meanwhile, argue Hillary Clinton will need allies on Capitol Hill to enact her agenda.

    In a hotly contested Minnesota congressional district, Republican Stewart Mills all but concedes his…

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  • Trump, Clinton Highlight Policy Proposals in Final Stretch of Campaign

    Just more than two weeks before U.S. elections, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are highlighting the agenda each wants to bring to Washington as America’s next president. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, the Republican and Democratic nominees want to rally their core supporters while making final pitches to a shrinking pool of undecided voters across the nation.

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  • Trump Looms Large in Battle for Control of US Congress

    While controversies surrounding Donald Trump loom large in the presidential race, the Republican nominee is also a focus of legislative contests that will determine which political party controls Congress.

    Trump’s candidacy dominated the first five minutes of Monday’s debate between Republican Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and his Democratic challenger, Katie McGuinty – a contest both political parties desperately want to win.

    Asked whether they back their respective parties’…

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  • Trump Complains of ‘Rigged’ Election

    Roughly three weeks before Americans go to the polls, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is telling supporters the election is “rigged” against him. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, should Trump lose to Democrat Hillary Clinton, it remains to be seen whether he would concede or claim the election was stolen from him.

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  • Trump Complains of ‘Rigged’ Election

    Roughly three weeks before Americans go to the polls, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is telling supporters that the election is “rigged” against him.

    “The election is absolutely being rigged by the dishonest and distorted media pushing Crooked Hillary – but also at many polling places – SAD,” Trump posted on Twitter Sunday.

    Should Trump lose to Democrat Hillary Clinton on November 8, it remains to be seen whether he would concede or claim that the election was…

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