Political News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/pol Political News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2018 EarthLink Networks Inc. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 01:35:23 EDT Sat, 20 Oct 2018 04:12:57 EDT 5 Dems struggle with Trump's approach to culture war http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20181019/86a89202-0942-4299-affc-6ca042368a8b More than seven years after President Donald Trump launched his political career by questioning then-President Barack Obama's citizenship, Democrats are still struggling to find the right strategy to fight back against his racially-charged rhetoric. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 01:35:23 EDT 20181019/86a89202-0942-4299-affc-6ca042368a8b By ERRIN HAINES WHACK Associated Press Attack in Afghanistan is a reminder of formidable task http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20181019/66fc122e-81b5-410e-a17f-9faa70d78eb5 WASHINGTON (AP) — A brazen attack that the Taliban says targeted the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is a stark reminder of the formidable task the Trump administration faces as it tries to extricate America from its longest war. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 01:29:02 EDT 20181019/66fc122e-81b5-410e-a17f-9faa70d78eb5 By MATTHEW PENNINGTON Associated Press Trump: Saudi arrests in Khashoggi death 'a good first step' http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20181019/334d860d-881a-443e-8fb2-c82904618986 LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday called Saudi Arabia's announcement that suspects are in custody in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi a "good first step" and said he would work with Congress on a U.S. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 01:19:54 EDT 20181019/334d860d-881a-443e-8fb2-c82904618986 By ZEKE MILLER and ASHLEY THOMAS Associated Press In full campaign mode, Trump calls Dems 'too extreme' http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20181019/8f1044de-c5ef-4a50-89dc-9328dc4a2a42 MESA, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump, seeking to frame the choices for voters in the midterm elections, said Friday that Democrats are "too extreme and too dangerous" to take control of Congress. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 01:17:34 EDT 20181019/8f1044de-c5ef-4a50-89dc-9328dc4a2a42 By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20181019/cdf1566c-e1f1-41b9-aaee-88e41ac4930b WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. accused a Russian woman on Friday of helping oversee the finances of a sweeping, secretive effort to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign interference in the 2018 midterm elections. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 01:14:50 EDT 20181019/cdf1566c-e1f1-41b9-aaee-88e41ac4930b By DEB RIECHMANN and ERIC TUCKER Associated Press