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Trump privately saying Democrats caused shutdown, but he'll be blamed

President Donald Trump is telling aides and allies that the Democrats caused the government shutdown, "but that he wi...

One year later, Women's March returns

One year after women took to the streets in droves to protest President Donald Trump's inauguration, marchers are gat...

Trump's presidency so far, in charts

President Donald Trump entered the White...

Trump's high-dollar fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago will go on

With the government shut down, President Donald Trump isn't going to Mar-a-Lago as he planned for his high-dollar fun...

How Trump changed the world in one year

In his first year as president, Donald Trump...

How Trump helped save the Democrats

For Democrats, President Donald Trump's election was a curse they never saw coming. But his first year in office has ...

Why Democrats may be making the wrong bet on the shutdown

Although Democrats appear to have the backing of their base in their fight to extend the program allowing some people...

Everything you need to know about women's marches this weekend

This weekend is the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's swearing-in. But hundreds of thousands of activi...

A year of Trump: (Almost) everything that happened

It will be impossible to adequately explain in decades to come just what it was like to be alive in ...

Shutdown drama shows Washington's failure to lead

Even by Washington's standards, the sequence of busted negotiations, partisan dysfunction, and blame games that shut ...

Trump and Schumer came close to a deal. Then it fell apart

After his morning television shows had ended and as the deadline to fund the government loomed, ...

You'll get your mail, but not your passports. Here's what's affected by the shutdown

In the final moments leading up to Friday's midnight deadline, Senate Republicans and Democrats were unable to agree ...

White House slams Democrats as 'obstructionist losers'

The White House issued a harshly worded statement late Friday condemning the Senate's ...

How senators voted on the government shutdown

Legislation to prevent the government from shutting down failed Friday night in the Senate ahead of the midnight dead...

FBI opened inquiry into Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens

The FBI recently opened an inquiry into Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, two US officials-told-CNN, as-he fights an alleg...

Chuck Schumer's big moment

The high-stakes standoff over government funding has thrust Chuck Schumer into the brightest spotlight of his young t...

Pence leaves for Middle East as government shutdown looms

Vice President Mike Pence went ahead with his delayed trip to the Middle East on Friday, despite the looming governme...

Governing from crisis to-crisis isn't governing

Whether or not Congress makes a deal to avoid a government shutdown before midnight tonight, they've already failed....

#2020Vision: Shutdown politics; Harris vs. Booker in a clash of styles; Biden gets good polling news

Our weekly roundup of the news, notes and chatter about the prospects for the next Democratic presidential race, ...

Employee sues Fannie Mae, saying she was hired for IT but boss required sex

A former adult dancer is suing Fannie Mae for sexual harassment and hostile work environment, claiming she was hired ...

2 different White House approaches to Russia testimony leave lawmakers scratching their heads

The White House move this week to limit Steve Bannon's congressional testimony while permitting a current administrat...

58-year old Kentucky man charged with assaulting Sen. Rand Paul

A 58-year old Kentucky man is being charged with assaulting a member of Congress connected with the November attack o...

What Trump was saying during the last government shutdown

Seven months after former President Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term, House Republicans, with a shove fr...

Nunes' FBI memo becomes conservative rallying cry

House conservatives are demanding the public release of a memo spearheaded by Rep. Devin Nunes, the chairman of the H...

Despite Zinke pledge, Interior official says no decision yet on Florida offshore drilling

The federal official overseeing offshore drilling policy said there has been no "official decision" that Florida is o...

Government shutdowns: A look back at modern 'funding gaps'

When the clock strikes midnight, the US government could shut down in historic fashion.If a deal isn't reached...

CNN poll: DACA not worth a shutdown, except to Democrats

With hours to go before a midnight deadline for Congress to fund the government or shut it down, most Americans say a...

CNN Poll: President Trump's approval rating edges up to 40%

President Donald Trump's approval rating ticked up to 40%, his highest mark since last September but still the lowest...

US troops help Somali forces rescue 30 children from terror camp

US troops helped Somalia's security forces rescue approximately 30 child conscript soldiers Thursday during a raid on...

Mattis: military will 'continue what we are doing' but shutdown will have a 'terrible impact'

Secretary of Defense James Mattis warned Friday that a government shutdown will have "a terrible" impact on the US mi...

Anti-abortion bill passes the House ahead of 'March for Life'

An anti-abortion rights bill passed in the House Friday morning ahead of the March for Life, the biggest yearly event...

Democratic House Intel member alleges 'plenty of evidence to suggest' Trump Organization money laundering

California Rep. Jackie Speier, a Democratic member of the House Intelligence Committee, is making the accusation that...

Justice Department says it will re-try Sen. Bob Menendez

The Justice Department filed a notice Friday to re-try Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez on bribery and corrupt...

Supreme Court to hear travel ban 3.0 challenge in April

The Supreme Court said Friday that it would take up a challenge to the latest version of President Donald Trump's tra...

Kelly's hardnose tactics vex some in West Wing

After moving into his West Wing corner office, John Kelly, President ...

Trump touts year of anti-abortion policies in Rose Garden speech

President Donald Trump touted his admini...

Government shuts down as lawmakers still searching for a deal

The federal government shut down at midnight Friday as senators continued to scramble to reach a deal to fund the gov...

Republican leaders pressure members against Durbin-Graham DACA bill

Republican Senate leadership is waging a quiet, behind-the-scenes pressure campaign to encourage GOP members to not s...

Shutdown threat scuttling lawmaker travel plans as House members told to stay in DC

The House of Representatives wrapped its final votes Friday before a weeklong recess, just hours before the federal g...

'Hillbilly Elegy' author will not run for Senate

Despite a conversation with the top Senate Republican, "Hillbilly Elegy" author JD Vance will not run for Senate in O...

IG: Homeland Security violated court orders during travel ban

The Department of Homeland Security was "caught by surprise" by President Donald Trump's first travel ban executive o...

White House slams Democrats, preps for shutdown

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said the Office of Management and Budget is "preparing for what we're calli...

Former Trump appointee apologizes for racist and other inflammatory comments that led to his resignation

Former Trump administration appointee Carl Higbie apologized Friday for the racist, sexist, anti-Muslim and anti-LGBT...

Here's what to watch in Congress: 'This is going to get worse before it gets better'

The government will shut down at 12:00:01 a.m. ET, Saturday morning. Nobody on either side -- Senate or House; Republ...

Trump's defense strategy sees China and Russia as biggest threats

The Pentagon now sees China and Russia as "the central challenge" facing the US military, according to the unclassifi...

Former FBI Director James Comey to teach ethical leadership class

Former FBI Director James Comey will teach a course on ethical leadership at William and Mary beginning in the fall, ...

Swing-state voters say why they're sticking with Trump

Voters in Ohio and Iowa voted twice for Barack Obama to be president, and then switched to Donald Trump in 2016, help...

Trump admin settles on facility for Jerusalem embassy, plans to move as early as next year

The Trump administration has settled on a location for the new US embassy in Jerusalem and plans to move into the fac...

Trump slams Senate Dems as shutdown looms

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Friday morning to express his displeasure with Senate Democrats with hours ...

Who's affected by a shutdown: By the numbers

If Congress can't agree on a plan to fund the federal government before time runs out, a shutdown is expected to affe...

The year in Melania

Melania Trump ...

Government shutdown: Where the senators stand

Now that the House has passed a short-term spending bill on Thursday, the Senate will need 60 votes to move it forwar...

This is what happens during a US government shutdown

If both houses of Congress are unable to pass a funding proposal -- w...

In Iowa, doubt creeps in even among Trump supporters

Since Donald Trump came along, they have a "safe word" at the Table of Knowledge inside Darrell's Diner in Monticello...

GOP leaders promise to whip hard-line immigration bill

Conservative House members say they got a promise from leadership to pursue a separate hard-line Republican-only immi...

GOP Rep. on DACA deal: Little consistency from the White House

Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks -- a member of the Freedom Caucus -- told CNN's Chris Cuomo Thursday that he remains unclear o...

Washington is broken

When Washington is this broken, it's always the most vulnerable who get hurt.Political careers may be made and...

WSJ: Cohen paid porn star through private LLC created just weeks before election

Just weeks before the 2016 presidential election, President Donald Trump's lawyer formed a private LLC to pay a forme...

Shutdown looms larger in Senate after House vote

The Senate is bracing for a potential shutdown.House Republicans ...

Meet the Justice Department's FISA closer

As lawmakers on Capitol Hill began to vote Thursday afternoon to extend a fiercely debated electronic surveillance pr...

Source: WH considering Trump tweet could signal government is open

White House staffers are mulling the idea President Donald Trump could use Twitter Friday night to signal that the fe...

Why Republicans should-start panicking, in 1 chart

Midterm elections are about one thing: Base enthusiasm.Unlike presidential elections -- where casual voters di...

Fusion GPS leader suspected 'crime' when probing Trump team and Russia

Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson used his six-hour interview with the House Intelligence Committee in November to ...

DOJ asks Supreme Court to review DACA ruling

The Justice Department formally asked the Supreme Court Thursday night to review a federal judge's ruling from last w...

House votes to avert government shutdown, path in Senate unclear

The House voted Thursday night to avert a government shutdown, sending the bill on to the Senate, where its future is...

Amid nuclear tensions, South Korea tops Trump's long list of unfilled diplomatic posts

Key diplomatic posts remain unfilled a year into the Trump administration, chief among them the US ambassador to Sout...

Supreme Court blocks court order to redraw North Carolina congressional districts

The Supreme Court Thursday agreed to freeze, for now,-a lower court opinion that struck down North Carolina congressi...

Nancy Pelosi: House GOP deal for children's health program 'a bowl of doggy doo'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi didn't hold back Thursday when criticizing the House Republicans' inclusion of fun...

Judge orders US not to transfer American accused of fighting for ISIS

A federal judge ruled Thursday that the US Defense Department must refrain from transferring a US citizen accused of ...

What? Even the panda cams? Government shutdown would hit National Zoo

Expect pandemonium. If Congress fails to avert a government shutdown by its Friday deadline, the popular panda camera...

Donald Trump's dealmaking mythology meets DC reality. Again.

For his entire adult life, and with special vigor during the 2016 campaign, President Donald Trump has insisted on hi...

Feinstein warns people will die if the government shuts down

Sen. Dianne Feinstein warned Wednesday that when the federal government shuts down "people die, accidents happen" and...

House Intel delays Hope Hicks interview in Russia investigation

Hope Hicks' highly anticipated testimony before the House Intelligence Committee was abruptly delayed Thursday amid q...

4 things I learned by reading letters from Trump supporters in The New York Times

The New York Times did something very interesting this week: ...

Trump tries to stop the Democratic wave from crashing Pennsylvania

President Donald Trump's trip to Pennsylvania on Thursday underscored just how important Republicans believe a House ...

Trump says 'Democrats would like to see' a shutdown

President Donald Trump said Thursday he ...

Trump admin seeking to keep national parks open during shutdown

Even if the federal government runs out of money and shuts down this weekend, the Trump administration is working to ...

Nancy Pelosi to be guest judge on 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will be a guest judge the new season of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars."Yes,...

Congressional Black Caucus, Pelosi back effort to censure Trump

The Congressional Black Caucus introduced legislation Thursday to censure President Donald Trump's vulgar remarks las...

Donald Trump's exercise regimen will amaze you

President Donald Trump likes to eat fast food. And he doesn't like to exercise. Like, at all."He's more enthus...

Pentagon considers changing nuclear retaliation rules

The Pentagon is considering recommending a change in policy regarding the use of nuclear weapons that could potential...

House lawmakers unveil legislation to overhaul harassment protocol on Capitol Hill

House lawmakers on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited bipartisan plan aimed at tackling the way that workplace complain...

McClatchy: FBI investigating potential Russian donations to NRA to boost Trump

The FBI is looking into whether a Russian banker with ties to the Kremlin illegally funneled money to the National Ri...

Senate passes FISA Section 702 reauthorization

The Senate approved a six-year extension of the controversial Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Ac...

Graham: You could be the Pope and Trump would still fire back

Sen. Lindsey Graham is pushing back on allegations that President Donald Trump is a racist, saying that even the Pope...

Graham 'very pleased' with McCain's recovery

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Thursday that his close friend, Sen. John McCain, is recovering well from brain cancer....

Graham suggests 'outliers' in Trump admin sidelined immigration deal

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Thursday that some of President Donald Trump's White House staff have "irrational" views on ...

Gang of Six senators furiously trying to nail down support for immigration bill

As votes for government funding look perilous in Congress, bipartisan senators behind an immigration deal are furious...

New polls show Trump at 37% approval

Two new polls released Thursday show President Donald Trump's approval rating at 37% nearly one year into his preside...

House intelligence panel votes to release transcript from Fusion GPS co-founder interview

The House Intelligence Committee on Thursday voted to release the transcript of its interview with Fusion GPS co-foun...

Trump: 'Worst thing' about shutdown would be effect on military

President Donald Trump told reporters at the Pentagon Thursday that he the worst results of a possible government shu...

Bannon given more time to sort out with WH what he can tell Hill investigators

The House Intelligence Committee has agreed to give former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon until the end of...

Trump children's health insurance tweet contradicts, confounds

President Donald Trump contradicted his ...

RNC chairwoman: Sen. Cory Booker 'mansplained' to Homeland Security chief

The chairwoman of the Republican National Committee on Thursday accused Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of "mansplaining"...

Government to shut down in 48 hours: What to watch

House Republican leaders think they can get the votes for the short-term spending bill, but don't have them yet....

Tillerson's Syria wish list means US is in it for the longer haul

It was as unanticipated as it was detailed. On Wednesday in Stanford, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spelled out...

Trump says position on border wall 'has never changed or evolved'

President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he has remained consistent in his plans for a border wall, a day after ...

Senate Democrats call for hearings on workplace sexual misconduct

Some Senate Democrats are calling for hearings to evaluate sexual assault and harassment in the workplace, as the #Me...

Trump hasn't let the presidency get in the way of his golf game

President Donald Trump, after years of s...

Trump says 'Russia is not helping' with North Korea

US President Donald Trump may have found...

Obama welcomed Trump to Washington a year ago. They haven't spoken since

A year since they last met, President Donald...

Rep. Jordan: Dems to blame if government shuts down

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan on Wednesday argued that if the government does shut down Friday due to lack of funding, t...

White House official: Trump has been 'pretty clear' about what it will take for DACA deal

Amid confusion in Washington over what kind of immigration bill President Donald Trump would sign, White House deputy...

Republicans are running in 2018. Running from Trump

Politicians -- good ones, at least -- make their bones by knowing which way the wind is blowing. And right now, it's ...

Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen: 'I did not and will not lie under oath'

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen released a blistering statement Wednesday after being criticized over he...

Trump admin blocks Haitians from temporary visas

The Department of Homeland Security will stop allowing Haitians to get temporary agricultural and seasonal visas -- a...

Interior Department rebuts claims in National Park System board members' resignation letter

The Department of Interior is rebutting concerns cited by members of the National Park System Advisory Board ...

Trump: Predecessors left North Korea to a president 'that scored the highest on tests'

Fresh off a White House doctor declaring his health excellent, President Donald Trump swiped at his predecessors on N...

Graham, Durbin introduce bipartisan immigration bill despite setbacks

A bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday formally unveiled their immigration proposal with new supporters -- even ...

Tillerson sees long-term US presence in Syria

The United States must remain both diplomatically and militarily engaged in Syria to protect its own national securit...

John Kelly: Immigration 'hardass'

The escalating immigration drama...

HHS is expected to unveil 'conscience protections' for health care workers

The Department of Health and Human Services is expected to announce a rule protecting health care workers who cite mo...

White House can't guarantee infrastructure plan by SOTU

President Donald Trump's long-promised p...

Axios: Bannon had a 'slip-up' in House Intelligence answer

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon ...

Kelly on immigration: Trump 'has changed the way he's looked at a number of things'

President Donald Trump has "changed his attitude toward the DACA issue and even the wall," White House chief of staff...

Bannon's Hill appearance reveals White House effort to restrict testimony

The White House is working behind the scenes to limit the testimony to congressional investigations into Russian medd...

McConnell: Trump hasn't said what he wants in immigration bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that despite months of intense debate over immigration legislat...

VA apologizes after surgery that allegedly left scalpel inside veteran for years

The Veterans Affairs Department has apologized following an incident where a scalpel was allegedly left inside the bo...

Fired photographer who leaked photo of Rick Perry hugging coal executive wants his job back

Photographer Simon Edelman claims he was fired from his job at the Energy Department after capturing and leaking a co...

Tillerson's staff prints out the President's tweets for him to read

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's staff prints out President Donald Trump's tweets for him to read, Tillerson said W...

Trump praises Bob Dole at Capitol Hill award ceremony

President Donald Trump on Wednesday prai...

US to move embassy to Jerusalem by year's end, Netanyahu says

The United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of the year, Israeli Prime Minister Ben...

Trump weighs in on immigration, funding talks: 'Working on it'

President Donald Trump promised that his...

John Kelly told Democrats some of Trump's campaign stances 'uninformed'

White House chief of staff John Kelly told Democratic lawmakers Wednesday that some of President Donald Trump's posit...

Democrats and Republicans are divided on whether Trump is dividing them

"The Bible tells us," a freshly sworn-in President Trump said during a softer point in his inaugural speech, "how goo...

3 more months of the Mueller investigation? Papadopoulos filing signals it's likely

Robert Mueller's team of special prosecutors and the lawyers for George Papadopoulos delayed on Wednesday an upcoming...

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham: 'I'm not going to vote' for funding bill

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday he won't vote for a short-term spending bill -- also known as a continuing resolut...

Eric Trump: 'My father sees one color, green'

Eric Trump is defending his father, President Donald Trump, against accusations that he's racist after he reportedly ...

White House chief of staff: Durbin-Graham bill wasn't inclusive enough

White House chief of staff John Kelly on Wednesday defended the President's rejection last week of a bipartisan Senat...

Jeff Flake's 20 most damning lines about Donald Trump's assault on the press

Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake came to the Senate floor Wednesday with a simple message for Donald Trump: ...

Republican Study Committee Chairman supports 'crap sandwich' funding bill

A top Republican congressman said Wednesday he believed a short term bill to keep the government open would pass on T...

Jeff Flake rips Trump: A president 'who cannot take criticism ... is charting a very dangerous path'

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, took to the Senate floor Wednesday morning t...

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy met with birther movement activists in his office in 2013

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy hosted members of the birther movement in his office for a meeting in 2013, wher...

Bannon will do interview with special counsel, avoiding grand jury for now

Steve Bannon has struck a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller's team and will be interviewed by prosecutors inst...

SIREN: The Democratic wave looks like it is getting bigger

On Tuesday night, it happened again.Democrat ...

House Intelligence Committee to vote on releasing Fusion transcript

The House Intelligence Committee will vote Thursday on whether to release the transcript of the panel's interview wit...

Read Sen. Jeff Flake's speech criticizing Trump

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) took to the Senate floor Wednesday to rebuke President Donald Trump for his repeated atta...

Shutdown watch: Are there enough House Republicans to keep the government open?

Republican leaders are full speed ahead on a short-term funding bill -- now they just need the votes for it.Ho...

Former CIA officer is arrested, accused of stashing top secret info

A former CIA officer who allegedly kept small notebooks with handwritten lists of the real names of covert agency emp...

John McCain tells Trump to 'stop attacking the press'

Sen. John McCain is telling President Donald Trump to stop attacking the media, saying the administration's attitude ...

What we learned from 365 days of Trump polls

One year after Donald Trump's inaugurati...

4 early predictions about Trump that went bust

What kind of president will Donald Trump actually be?That was the big question in late 2016 and early...

House to hold hearings on reviving earmarks

The House of Representatives kicks off two days of hearings Wednesday on whether to bring back so-called earmarks fol...

9 Park Service advisory board members quit

Nine members of the National Park System Advisory Board quit Tuesday, citing concern over the Trump administration's ...

Rep. Chris Collins: If I were Bannon, I'd answer lawmakers' questions

Commenting on Steve Bannon's Tuesday meeting with the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Chris Collins said he would ...

How three elections are snarling the immigration fight

The immigration imbroglio gripping Washington is a symptom of a broader reality: American politics is being held host...

Schiff: Bannon's refusal to answer questions 'unprecedented'

Steve Bannon's refusal to answer questions during his meeting with the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday was "u...

Tillerson won't say whether Trump and Kim Jong Un have spoken

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declined an opportunity to clarify whether President Donald Trump has spoken with No...

House Republicans prepare to go it alone on government funding stopgap measure

The House Freedom Caucus isn't making it easy for Republican leaders to keep the government funded.Just hours ...

Booker slams DHS secretary's 'amnesia' on Trump's reported 'shithole' comment

Sen. Cory Booker slammed the homeland security secretary in a speech Tuesday morning for claiming ignorance to the Pr...

WH directs Bannon to avoid answering Hill queries in Russia probe

President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon faced angry lawmakers from both parties during a conten...

Booker on WH's defense of Trump vulgar comment: 'I don't believe it at all'

Democratic Sen. Cory Booker says he doesn't believe the White House's explanations for comments President Donald Trum...

After unexpected scare, Senate overcomes filibuster and advances FISA extension bill

In a surprisingly close vote, the Senate advanced legislation Tuesday that would keep in place a key electronic surve...

DACA talks back to starting line after Trump meeting

After months of frenzied negotiations, talks on Capitol Hill on immigration policy were suddenly muted Tuesday, as la...

Mueller probe would continue during a government shutdown

The special counsel investigation led by former FBI Director Robert Mueller would be able to continue, even if the fe...

Ex-commanders face negligent homicide charges over deadly Navy collisions

The US Navy announced Tuesday that the former commanding officers of the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain -- the...

A window inside Trump's morning 'executive time'

President Donald Trump rises around 5:30...

Trump admin touts stats linking immigration to terror

The Trump administration released a new analysis Tuesday claiming that 73% of those convicted of "international terro...

BREAKING: Donald Trump isn't losing it

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Who is Dr. Ronny Jackson?

President Donald Trump's physician...

Dr. Ronny Jackson's glowing bill of health for Trump

Dr. Ronny Jackson, the presidential physician, ...

US cuts funding for Palestinians following Trump's Twitter threat

The US has announced that it will hold back more than half of the funding it provides for a UN agency that supports P...

Missouri Republican legislators call on embattled GOP governor to resign

A number of Republican state lawmakers issued blistering calls Tuesday for Gov. Eric Greitens to step down, a sign of...

Sen. Orrin Hatch's invisible glasses show he's super hip, and/or just human

Orrin Hatch is the coolest guy in the Senate, or so his uber hip press shop would like you to think. The octogenarian...

Man arrested at Rep. Kyrsten Sinema's office on suspicion of stalking

US Capitol Police arrested a man suspected of stalking Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona on Friday after he a...

McConnell: Lawmakers shouldn't push for DACA deal this week

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addressed the government shutdown threat on the Senate floor Tuesday by pushin...

Will 2020 contenders put Democrats in a bind on DACA?

As battles over immigration and government spending advance with no solution in sight, Senate Democrats are being for...

White House doctor: 'No concerns' about Trump's cognitive ability

President Donald Trump, hoping to rebut ...

Why Trump voters need the immigrants they want to turn away

The irony in President Donald Trump's hostility to immigration, expressed again in reports of his vulgar comments abo...

No. 2 House Democrat says Trump qualifies 'for being a racist'

The No. 2 House Democrat said Tuesday that President Donald Trump qualifies as a racist and argued against the bipart...

Talks continue over potential Trump interview, but history suggests avoiding it is unlikely

If special counsel Robert Mueller wants to talk to the President, there's not much Donald Trump's team can do to stop...

Lawyer says he turned in hours of 'Fifty Shades of Greitens' audio to law enforcement

A Missouri attorney says he turned over to law enforcement hours of privately recorded tapes concerning Republican Go...

The Democratic senators to watch amid a possible government shutdown

As Congress reconvenes after a holiday weekend in their first day back at the Capitol, there's one thing on everyone'...

A 's-show': Relationships fray in immigration fight

The now-infamous Oval Office meeting on immigration, in which President Donald Trump made vulgar disparaging remarks ...

Trump meets with GOP Haitian-American-congresswoman amid fallout from obscene remarks

Republican Rep. Mia Love discussed immigration with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office for half an hour Tuesda...

Supreme Court hears rare appeal challenging military judges

The Supreme Court delved into unusual terrain on Tuesday when it heard arguments brought by military service members ...

Why Women's March organizers are turning their attention to Nevada this year

The day after President Donald Trump's Inauguration, a sea of people clad in pink hats walked toward the Capitol in W...

North Korea rips 'lunatic' Trump as US moves B-52 bombers to Guam

The US Air Force has deployed six nuclear-capable B-52 Stratofortress bombers to Guam, according to US Pacific Air Fo...

Here's exactly how Dick Durbin destroyed Kirstjen Nielsen's 'shithole' explanation

When Department of Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen agreed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee o...

Tim Pawlenty says he won't run for Senate in Minnesota

Republican former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who had been considered a potential high-profile candidate in a key race, says h...

Trump admin will appeal DACA ruling to Supreme Court

The Trump administration said Tuesday it will ask the Supreme Court to review a federal judge's ...

Trump tweeted his black approval rating has doubled. It hasn't.

President Donald Trump bragged on Twitter that his approval rating with black Americans has doubled. It hasn't....

Pastor defends denouncing Trump's 'shithole' comment in front of Pence

The Rev. Maurice Watson says he didn't care that Vice President Mike Pence was sitting with his congregation; he was ...

Durbin asserts Trump said 'shithole countries,' disputing Republicans' account

Sen. Dick Durbin asserted Tuesday that President Donald Trump called certain African nations "shithole countries" dur...

Tillerson vows allies won't ease up on North Korea pressure

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and allies said that the world community must continue to pressure North Korea to ch...

Trump says he wants immigrants from 'everywhere'

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he w...

DHS secretary says Trump used 'tough' language on immigration but denies hearing specific slurs

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told senators Tuesday she "did not hear" President Donald Trump say the ...

Durbin: Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration deal

Sen. Dick Durbin says was he was "sandbagged" on a bipartisan immigration deal by President Donald Trump and his team...

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