Politics

As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may…

Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes

Three Senators Want To Know Why There Aren't More…

Last year, President Trump signed some mandatory Russia sanctions into law. But three Democrats say the administration hasn't followed that law.

Trump Taps Robert Wilkie To Head VA

Wilkie, who's been serving as acting secretary since late March, appears to have made a good impression on President Trump.

Clinton ribs Trump with Russian cap at Yale's…

Hillary Clinton returned to Yale University this weekend, using the school's tradition of over-the-top headwear to rib President Donald Trump with her own unusual hat: a Russian fur cap

Venezuela keeps voting stations open amid light…

Voting centers across Venezuela's capital appeared largely empty during Sunday's presidential election, and authorities kept polling stations open past the official closing time

The Number Of Jailed Immigrants Is At A Record…

President Trump's crackdown on immigrants is good news for private prisons. But some argue their business model leads to abuse and neglect.

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Trump Reportedly To Effectively Ban Abortions At…

The rule would require facilities that get federal funds to be separate from facilities that perform, discuss or refer patients for abortions.

North Dakota politician accused in peeping incident ends run

North Dakota politician accused in a peeping incident at a college campus says he is dropping out of the race for secretary of state

93-year-old ex-president Bush arrives in Maine…

Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer

Don't Let This Alarming Statistic About Officer…

President Donald Trump says an officer was assaulted every 10 minutes in 2016. That's true, but not a very helpful statistic. Here's why.

Does A Year In ICE Custody Truly Cost 4 Times A…

Sen. Patty Murray says a year in ICE detention would run taxpayers four times what it costs to put a kid in school for a year. Close, but no cigar.

Obama Official Says Keep Kids Home to Fight Guns

An official from the Obama administration has suggested parents nationwide force Congress to act on gun control by keeping their kids home from school. Arne Duncan, a former US Secretary of Education, made the statement in a tweet on Friday after 10 people were gunned down in an east Texas...

Investigators finally get look at materials from…

Criminal investigators are finally getting to study materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer

Trump Donates First-Quarter Salary To Veterans…

He's fulfilling a promise he made during his campaign.

US, China putting trade war on hold after…

The world's two biggest economies are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after making progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with China

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Houston Police Chief: 'We Need to Start Using the…

With another 10 lives stolen this week at an Texas school, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo argued in favor of "gun sense" on Face the Nation . "Let me tell you, people at the state level and the federal level in too many places in our country are not doing anything...

2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump

Florida's expensive race for governor highlights…

Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive TV ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state's campaign finance laws

US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout…

The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six more months

Melania Trump Is Back Home

White House watchers have one less thing to speculate about after first lady Melania Trump returned home Saturday from a five-day stay at Walter Reed Medical Center. The first lady is "resting comfortably and remains in high spirits," a rep said in a statement, per the New York Times. Asked...

The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress

House Republicans set terms for Trump to campaign…

Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year

McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are…

Sen. Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director, says specific reasons classified

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Dayton, GOP at still odds as Legislature presses ahead

The Minnesota Legislature is heading for a messy and potentially inconclusive ending, as GOP leaders plan to send Gov. Mark Dayton tax and spending bills that he may not sign

Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller