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Trump Woes Mount With Damaging Witnesses, Mulvaney Blunder

Trump Woes Mount With Damaging Witnesses, Mulvaney Blunder

President Donald Trump confronted a steady drip of damaging revelations out of the House impeachment hearings over the last week, but it was his acting chief of staff essentially confirming one of the
Perry Won’t Comply With Demand for Documents: Impeachment Update

Perry Won’t Comply With Demand for Documents: Impeachment Update

House impeachment investigators ended a week of closed-door questioning in the inquiry into President Donald Trump’s interactions with Ukraine. Testimony that had been scheduled for Friday from Laura
Anger Over Syria Unites Trump Defenders and His Biggest Critics

Anger Over Syria Unites Trump Defenders and His Biggest Critics

Republican Senators returning to Washington after a two-week recess will find themselves debating not only how to handle the House’s impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump but also the president’s
Bannon Decries Release of Ukraine Transcript: Impeachment Update

Bannon Decries Release of Ukraine Transcript: Impeachment Update

President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of tweets over the weekend attacking Democrats and demanding to meet the whistle-blower who said the president asked Ukraine’s president to dig up political
Tariff Tide Rolls in Alabama Toward Airbus, Mercedes

Tariff Tide Rolls in Alabama Toward Airbus, Mercedes

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Democrats Wary of Hardball Tactics on Trump: Campaign Update

Democrats Wary of Hardball Tactics on Trump: Campaign Update

Democratic candidates aren’t necessarily all on board with the tactics being used to oppose President Donald Trump and other Republicans, amid criticism they’re guilty of turning up the heat -- rather
‘Grand Slam’ on Judges Contrasts With Rough Patch for McConnell

‘Grand Slam’ on Judges Contrasts With Rough Patch for McConnell

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are reshaping federal courts at a blazing pace, with the Senate’s confirmation of 59 judges so far this year offering a bright spot
Trump’s Top Energy Regulator Invites Execs to Coal Country

Trump’s Top Energy Regulator Invites Execs to Coal Country

President Donald Trump’s chief energy regulator has invited a group of environmentalists, energy executives and other industry leaders to the heart of Coal Country for a summit on “the future of
Republicans Fear ‘Extinction in the Suburbs’ Over Gun Control

Republicans Fear ‘Extinction in the Suburbs’ Over Gun Control

After two gruesome mass shootings in a 24-hour span, some Republicans are raising alarms that their opposition to new firearm limits is making the party toxic to the suburban women and college
Mass Shootings Give Gun Bill Urging ‘Red Flags’ a Boost in Senate

Mass Shootings Give Gun Bill Urging ‘Red Flags’ a Boost in Senate

The weekend massacres in Texas and Ohio renewed momentum Monday for action to address gun violence, with a deal announced on bipartisan “red flag” legislation and President Donald Trump calling
Trump Condemns White Supremacy After Facing Blame for Shootings

Trump Condemns White Supremacy After Facing Blame for Shootings

President Donald Trump delivered his most forceful condemnation of racism and white supremacy following shootings over the weekend that killed 31 people, after Democrats said his own racially divisive
Trump Faces New Pressure After Deadly El Paso, Dayton Rampages

Trump Faces New Pressure After Deadly El Paso, Dayton Rampages

The shooting deaths of 29 people over the weekend raised pressure on Donald Trump both to address rampant gun violence in the U.S. and reconsider his own divisive rhetoric about immigrants and
Senate GOP Leader McConnell Suffers Fractured Shoulder in Fall

Senate GOP Leader McConnell Suffers Fractured Shoulder in Fall

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suffered a fractured shoulder on Sunday after tripping on an outside patio at his home in Kentucky, according to a statement from his office.
Debate Takeaways: Warren Up, No Breakout Star and a Health Feud

Debate Takeaways: Warren Up, No Breakout Star and a Health Feud

They skirmished over health care and immigration. They largely agreed on income inequality and climate change. With Democrats eager to narrow the field, Elizabeth Warren and nine lesser-ranked
Pelosi Conditions Border Funds on Better Care for Migrant Youth

Pelosi Conditions Border Funds on Better Care for Migrant Youth

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi outlined late Wednesday Democrats’ demands for the border funding bill Congress has debated for weeks to respond to a worsening humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico
Maine House Speaker to Challenge GOP Senator Susan Collins

Maine House Speaker to Challenge GOP Senator Susan Collins

Maine Senator Susan Collins is getting another challenge to her re-election next year, as state Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon entered the race by highlighting the Republican incumbent’s votes
Trump Official Says U.S. Is Running Out of Money to Shelter Migrant Kids

Trump Official Says U.S. Is Running Out of Money to Shelter Migrant Kids

The U.S. government may run out of money in July to shelter migrant children apprehended as they cross the southern border with Mexico, said Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.
Bernie Sanders Proposes Taxing Wall Street to Pay Student Debts

Bernie Sanders Proposes Taxing Wall Street to Pay Student Debts

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is proposing canceling the nation’s outstanding $1.6 trillion of student debt and offsetting the cost with a tax on Wall Street transactions.
Trump’s Iran Indecision Sets Congress, and GOP, on Edge

Trump’s Iran Indecision Sets Congress, and GOP, on Edge

President Donald Trump’s last-minute decision to cancel a planned military strike on Iran has exposed a deep-running rift in the Republican Party between foreign policy hawks and those hewing to the
Biden’s Senate Years Become a Drag on His Presidential Bid

Biden’s Senate Years Become a Drag on His Presidential Bid

Joe Biden has enjoyed front-runner status since joining the presidential race, but now he is encountering the same pitfalls as other ambitious senators who have found that their experience and record