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Sherrod Brown launches early state tour as he considers presidential bid

Sen. Sherrod Brown, an Ohio Democrat weighing a run for president, announced Tuesday he will launch a listen...

Only lawmaker to vote against Steve King resolution: 'Not worth the paper that it was written on'

The lone member of the House of Representatives who voted against a resolution rejecting white supremacy and...

What isn't getting done at the Department of Homeland Security during the shutdown

While the majority of Department of Homeland Security employees are working without pay during the partial g...

Barr pledges 'transparency' on Mueller report, but questions and loopholes remain

Attorney General nominee William Barr promised Tuesday that he would "provide as much transparency as I can"...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand enters 2020 presidential race

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, telling Stephen Colbert that she was forming an exploratory committee just days before she heads to the critical state of Iowa. CNN's Athena Jones reports.

DNC no longer listed as partner for 2019 edition of Women's March

The Democratic National Committee appears to have pulled out from partnering with the organizers of the Wome...

Interior brings back employees during shutdown to work on oil-drilling land sales

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is bringing back employees who were furloughed to work on sales of lan...

Dem Rep. Delgado: Trump's wall 'antiquated solution to border security'

Democratic Rep. Antonio Delgado has smashed...

What the Brexit failure reveals about our current morass

On Tuesday night, British Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to usher her country out of the European Union -...

Read: Mueller filing on Manafort, Kilimnik

A 31-page filing from special counsel Robert Mueller Tuesday gives an ...

North Carolina 9th District election dispute grinds through courts

A Superior Court judge in North Carolina has set a hearing in a lawsuit filed by Republican candidate Mark H...

White non-college Americans move away from Trump during shutdown

During the longest government shutdown in US history, President Donald Trump has been losing support among t...

GOP lawmakers in 2 states want to spend state funds on Trump's border wall

A Republican Montana state senator and Republican delegates from West Virginia plan to introduce measures to...

Court filing backs claim Manafort lied to investigators

In a heavily redacted court filing, special counsel Robert Mueller revealed factual evidence to back the accusation that Paul Manafort lied to investigators about his communication with his longtime Russian associate Konstantin Kilimnik when he was supposed to be cooperating.

Mueller confirms Kilimnik a focus of grand jury investigation

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort spoke to a federal grand jury last fall about his communication...

DC craft brewery sues, says shutdown may hurt new beer sales

A Washington, DC-based craft brewery sued the Trump administration on Tuesday over the ongoing shutdown it s...

Senate Republicans break with Trump on Russia sanctions

In a rebuke to the Trump administration on Russia, 11 Senate Republicans joined with Democrats to advance a ...

2020 prospects Booker, Harris, Klobuchar grill Trump's AG nominee in Senate confirmation hearing

Three potential 2020 presidential candidates went on the attack against President Donald Trump -- and previe...

US report says rapidly modernizing Chinese military has set sights on Taiwan

Over the last few years China has made a series of ambitious military reforms and acquired new technology as...

Democrats decline White House meeting on shutdown

The White House sent invitations to a bipartisan group of lawmakers for a meeting aimed at finding a solution to ending the government shutdown -- now in its 25th day as the longest in US history -- but no Democrats are expected to attend. CNN's Kaitlan Collins reports.

Karen Pence painting a new second lady role

Karen Pence is adding a little color to her life; the second lady returned to the classroom as an art teache...

IRS orders 36,000 furloughed employees to return to work without pay

The Internal Revenue Service is bringing back tens of thousands of additional federal employees with less th...

The political life of 'Hamilton' star in Chicago

The star of Chicago's production of "Hamilton," Miguel Cervantes, said he was "ignorant to any sort of racis...

Whitaker agrees to testify before House Judiciary Committee

Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker has agreed to testify before the House Judiciary Committee early next ...

Barr: US needs a barrier system at the border

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) asked President Trump's nominee for attorney general Bill Barr if he felt that a border wall would help America's drug problems.

Alleged blacklister 'Vino Vixen' out at State

Mari Stull, the wine blogger lobbyist turned Trump administration appointee who is under investigation for a...

House votes to reject white supremacy after Steve King's comments

The House of Representatives, by a vote of 424 to 1, approved Tuesday a resolution rejecting white supremacy...

Kirsten Gillibrand enters 2020 presidential race

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, telling Stephen Colbert that she was ...

Former Pepsi CEO tops White House shortlist for World Bank

Trump administration officials, including the President's daughter Ivanka Trump, will begin interviewing can...

Former FBI General Counsel James Baker under criminal investigation

Former FBI General Counsel James Baker is under criminal investigation for leaks, according to new informati...

Judge denies requests for pay from workers affected by shutdown

A federal judge on Tuesday denied a request from a federal employees union to require the government to pay ...

Supreme Court bolsters law aimed at enhancing sentences for repeat offenders of serious crimes

The Supreme Court on Tuesday bolstered a federal law aimed at enhancing sentences for repeat offenders of se...

Trump: Keep immigrants who work the farms

During a speech to the American Farm Bureau Federation, President Donald Trump said that we need to build the wall to "keep the wrong ones" out, but Trump says he will make it easier for migrants who help farmers to become citizens.

Barr describes his meeting with Trump in 2017

William Barr, President Donald Trump's nominee to be attorney general, on Tuesday described a 2017 meeting w...

Rand Paul to travel to Canada for hernia surgery

Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky will travel to Canada for surgery related to an attack he sustained by...

Barr: Vitally important Mueller finishes investigation

Attorney general nominee William Barr says he would allow special counsel Robert Mueller to finish his report, and that the public and Congress would be allowed to see the results.

Trump considering recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader as legitimate President

President Donald Trump is considering recognizing Venezuela's opposition leader as the legitimate president ...

Mueller says Gates' cooperation continues, a possible sign investigation isn't done yet

Special counsel Robert Mueller's work does not appear to be done yet.Mueller's team and defense attor...

Why Steve King's spin on his 'white supremacist' comments just doesn't work

In the wake of his House Republican colleagues stripping Iowa GOP Congressman Steve King's committee assignm...

Democrats decline White House meeting on shutdown: 'It's kind of a mess'

The White House sent invitations to a bipartisan group of lawmakers for a meeting Tuesday afternoon aimed at...

Barr: Mueller is not on a witch hunt

Attorney general nominee William Barr told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he does not believe special counsel Robert Mueller would be involved in a witch hunt.

Donald Trump's epic fast food picture is perfectly Trumpian

On Monday night, President Donald Trump hosted the Clemson University football team at the White House to ce...

Federal judge strikes down effort to add citizenship question to Census

A federal judge in New York has struck down the ...

White House looks to pick off Democrats to shake up shutdown stalemate, even as party remains united

Gridlocked about how to end the longest shutdown in US history, the White House is reaching out to rank-and-...

Trump AG nominee William Barr: 'I will not be bullied'

President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr, repeatedly sought to reassure senators Tues...

New York Times: Trump inaugural committee spending dwarfed money raised for Bush, Obama inaugurations

President Donald Trump's inaugural committee spent around $100 million on the President's 2017 inauguration ...

New York Times: Trump raised withdrawing the US from NATO several times in 2018

In 2018, President Donald Trump privately raised the threat multiple times of withdrawing the United States ...

Speculation on Trump-Putin 'conspiracy' bears 'no relation to reality,' Kremlin says

The Kremlin has slammed speculation that US President Donald Trump conspired with Russian President Vladimir...

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