political corruption

Pompeo sidesteps question on Ukraine conspiracy theory

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo refused to counter a discredited conspiracy theory that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 presidential election and sidestepped a question about his willingness to testify before the House impeachment inquiry.

Bolivian President Evo Morales steps down

Bolivian President Evo Morales resigned Sunday amid growing opposition after an international audit found the results of last month's election could not be validated because of "serious irregularities."

Facebook announces civil rights task force

Facebook has launched a civil rights task force and an election monitoring center to guard against interference in the 2020 presidential campaign and census, the tech giant said Sunday.

Georgia's Stacey Abrams still mulling 2020 bid

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is still weighing a 2020 run for president, she said in an interview Thursday, once again teasing a run for a major office in the coming election.

Trump and Putin spoke by phone, discussed Mueller report

President Donald Trump said he briefly discussed special counsel Robert Mueller's report in a call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday, but didn't warn his Russian counterpart to not meddle in the next US election.