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Virginia Elects First Openly Transgender State Legislator Over Anti-LGBTQ Incumbent

Democrat Danica Roem of Virginia defeated longtime Republican incumbent Bob Marshall, making her the state’s first openly transgender politician. Roem, 33, was a local journalist who began her transition four years ago, but who ran her campaign on local platforms that did not ...

'Russian trolls' promoted California independence

Image copyright Getty Images Social media accounts with ties to Russia pushed a huge Twitter trend in favour of an independent California on US election night 2016, BBC Trending has learned. The campaign was one ...

Paul Manafort, the gentleman thief

One of the most striking things about the indictment of President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and adviser Rick Gates — and the guilty plea from another Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos for lying to the FBI — is the brazenness and incompetence of i...

Former Trump adviser Papadopoulos pleads guilty to lying to the FBI about contacts with Russians | Toronto Star

Papadopoulos told agents that he had been in contact with a Russian professor even prior to joining the campaign. In fact, prosecutors say he met the man in March 2016 and was told by the professor the next month that he had damaging information about Democratic presidential cand...

Former Trump aide George Papadopoulos pleads guilty to lying about Russian contacts

George Papadopoulos, a former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump, pleaded guilty earlier this month to lying to federal officials about his contacts with Russian nationals he believed had...

Trump campaign adviser pleaded guilty to lying about Russian contacts

George Papadopoulos, a former campaign adviser to President Trump, has agreed to plead guilty to lying to federal officials about his contacts with senior Russian officials during Trump’s presi...

Election Drama: Carbajal, Limón Endorse Cathy Murillo For Santa Barbara Mayor

Less than two weeks before Santa Barbara voters elect a new mayor, two prominent elected officials have come out in support of candidate Cathy Murillo. Rep. Salud Carbajal, D-Santa Barbara, and ...

Facebook’s security chief warns fake news is more dangerous and complex than people think

Facebook’s chief security officer warned that the fake news problem is more complicated and dangerous to solve than the public thinks. Alex Stamos, who’s handling the company’s investigati...

Russia Reality Check

Moscow meddled, but still no hard evidence of Trump collusion. As the Republican Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Democratic Ranking Member held a press conference Wednesd...

Report: Rep. Tim Murphy Urged Abortion in Affair

Rep. Tim Murphy, who has been praised by the anti-abortion rights movement, urged a woman with whom he had an affair to have an abortion, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday. The reve...

The Russia Investigation: All the Latest Updates

Facebook has estimated that as many as 10 million users saw 3,000 ads purchased by Russian companies in an attempt to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential elections, Reuters reported Oct....

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