Political News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/pol Political News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2018 EarthLink Networks Inc. Sat, 21 Jul 2018 01:18:26 EDT Sat, 21 Jul 2018 03:51:53 EDT 5 Democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20180720/891d66ca-c5c1-4965-831c-14717d439660 PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Last Friday, Maine Democrat Zak Ringelstein wasn't ready to consider himself a formal member of the Democratic Socialists of America, even if he appreciated the organization's values and endorsement in his bid to become a United States senator. Sat, 21 Jul 2018 01:18:26 EDT 20180720/891d66ca-c5c1-4965-831c-14717d439660 By STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press CIA: China is waging a 'quiet kind of cold war' against US http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20180720/5f7312eb-1ca7-4815-b22d-c8eac35a73c2 ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert on Asia said Friday. Sat, 21 Jul 2018 01:13:07 EDT 20180720/5f7312eb-1ca7-4815-b22d-c8eac35a73c2 By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press Inside Trump's isolation after Putin summit, walkbacks http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20180720/c3c0e198-0baa-4a76-856e-d0f48e998b0d BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Facing condemnation from allies and foes alike on Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump was outnumbered even in the Oval Office. Sat, 21 Jul 2018 00:55:58 EDT 20180720/c3c0e198-0baa-4a76-856e-d0f48e998b0d By ZEKE MILLER and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press The problem of Kavanaugh's lengthy paper trail http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20180720/8dc2314b-538c-4c2c-bc13-491caa7424d9 WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge Brett Kavanaugh has a long record of judicial and executive branch service to recommend him as President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. Sat, 21 Jul 2018 00:32:42 EDT 20180720/8dc2314b-538c-4c2c-bc13-491caa7424d9 By LISA MASCARO Associated Press Trump missteps fuel new energy in Democrats' campaigns http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20180720/a09d6288-185d-42de-ae58-6f7a5a93b384 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As Democratic congressional candidate Abigail Spanberger mingled with supporters at a Richmond brewery, one person hung like a shadow over the gleaming brew tanks and grilled food truck pizza. Sat, 21 Jul 2018 00:27:13 EDT 20180720/a09d6288-185d-42de-ae58-6f7a5a93b384 By LISA LERER Associated Press