Liberalism

FILE - This Aug. 25, 2017, booking photo originally provided by the Gallatin County Detention Center shows U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont. A Montana judge has ordered the release on Monday, Oct. 10, 2017, of the mug shot taken of the state's lone Congressman after he was convicted of assaulting a Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs on the eve of the special election that put him in office. More than 100 pages of documents, photos and audio from the investigation into Gianforte were released under a court order on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (Gallatin County Detention Center via AP, File)
November 17, 2017 - 9:46 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana congressman misled investigators about his assault on a reporter the day before he was elected and claimed that the "liberal media" was "trying to make a story" out of it, according to documents released Friday. U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, a Republican, told an...
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FILE - This Oct. 1, 2015 file photo shows Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor" in New York. On Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, the former Fox News host filed a lawsuit against ex-New Jersey politician Michael J. Panter for writing on his Facebook page that O’Reilly sexually harassed his ex-girlfriend and wanted her to dig up dirt on another accuser. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 26, 2017 - 2:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O'Reilly and Harvey Weinstein are the celebrity faces of sexual harassment in 2017. But on Fox News Channel, O'Reilly's former home, the Hollywood mogul's fall has gotten far more coverage. Fox has devoted more than 12½ hours of airtime to Weinstein since Oct. 5, when The New...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, answers a question from reporter during a TV interview on the ballot counting of the parliamentary lower house election at the party headquarters in Tokyo, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. Japanese media projected shortly after polls closed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition would win a clear majority in national elections.(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
October 22, 2017 - 10:29 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's ruling coalition appeared headed to an impressive win in national elections on Sunday, in what would represent at least a partial comeback for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. A victory would boost Abe's chances of winning another three-year term next September as leader of the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2017 file photo, New Zealand Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern during a visit to Addington School in Christchurch, New Zealand. Ardern, 37, will be New Zealand’s next prime minister after a small political party chose to make a deal with liberals following the nation’s election nearly a month ago. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
October 19, 2017 - 4:43 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on New Zealand's government (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Jacinda Ardern says it is an "honor and a privilege" to be able to form a government that will serve all New Zealanders. She said the negotiations with the New Zealand First party were robust but...
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Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks at a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case about political maps in Wisconsin that could affect elections across the country. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 03, 2017 - 4:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a case that could reshape American politics, the Supreme Court appeared split Tuesday on whether Wisconsin Republicans gave themselves an unfair advantage when they drew political maps to last a decade. If Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote almost certainly controls the...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, cheers with the lawmakers of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, at the launch of the party's election headquarters in Tokyo, Thursday, Sept 28, 2017. A surge of popularity for a freshly minted opposition party in Japan is making Prime Minister Abe’s decision to call a snap election look riskier than initially thought. Abe dissolved the lower house of parliament Thursday, setting the stage for an Oct. 22 vote. (Takuya Inaba/Kyodo News via AP)
September 28, 2017 - 7:39 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japan's prime minister dissolving parliament to call elections (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has taken to the streets, telling voters that his Liberal Democratic Party is the only one that can protect the people from the growing threat of...
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September 15, 2017 - 11:04 am
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A phalanx of police and a campus on virtual lockdown accomplished the University of California, Berkeley administration's goal of allowing a conservative to speak at the famously liberal school which has become known recently more for its violent demonstrations than for its...
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September 15, 2017 - 12:35 am
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Police in riot gear ringed the campus of the University of California, Berkeley and surrounding streets Thursday, helping to keep the peace as hundreds of protesters gathered outside a venue where a conservative was speaking at the famously liberal university. A handful of...
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September 14, 2017 - 11:17 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Police in riot gear ringed the campus of the University of California, Berkeley and surrounding streets Thursday, making sure a smattering of protesters were kept away from dozens of people who lined up to hear a conservative speaker at the famously liberal university. A...
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September 13, 2017 - 2:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and health care legislation (all times local): 2 p.m. President Donald Trump says he supports a new effort by two Republican senators to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's signature health care law. Trump says in a statement Wednesday that "...
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