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White Nationalist Rally Winds Down Before It Begins as Rain Falls

White Nationalist Rally Winds Down Before It Begins as Rain Falls

It was basically all over before it began as a few dozen white nationalists rallied in Washington Sunday afternoon under rainy skies.
Washington Girds for White Nationalist Rally in White House’s Shadow

Washington Girds for White Nationalist Rally in White House’s Shadow

Washington is bracing for a white nationalist rally that law enforcement agencies will try to prevent from descending into a melee like the one in Charlottesville, Virginia, that cast a shadow over
Meet the Guy Tasked With Hearing Your Tax and Trade Complaints

Meet the Guy Tasked With Hearing Your Tax and Trade Complaints

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s new top economic policy aide has a complicated checklist: oversee implementation of the new tax law and mitigate the damage of impending trade disputes.
‘Crushing’ Russia Sanctions Sought in Bipartisan Senate Bill

‘Crushing’ Russia Sanctions Sought in Bipartisan Senate Bill

A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation to impose new sanctions on Russia for interfering in U.S. elections, including penalties affecting Russian sovereign debt and energy projects, and
Kavanaugh Documents Won't Be Ready Until October, Archives Says

Kavanaugh Documents Won't Be Ready Until October, Archives Says

Thousands of pages of documents related to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s White House work won’t be ready for Senate review before the end of October, the National Archives said Thursday,
Trump Calls on Sessions to Stop Mueller’s Russia Probe

Trump Calls on Sessions to Stop Mueller’s Russia Probe

Donald Trump called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to halt Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, ramping up his attacks on the probe as the
Trump Says He's Open to Closing Government Over Wall Money

Trump Says He's Open to Closing Government Over Wall Money

President Donald Trump on Sunday again floated the idea shutting down the government if he doesn’t get his way on immigration measures, including funding for a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico.
White House Says Trump ‘Looks Forward’ to Putin Summit in U.S.

White House Says Trump ‘Looks Forward’ to Putin Summit in U.S.

The White House expects to host Russian President Vladimir Putin in Washington for a summit with Donald Trump next year, press secretary Sarah Sanders said Friday, hours after the Russian leader said
GOP Leaders Try to Steer Trump Away From Pre-Election Shutdown

GOP Leaders Try to Steer Trump Away From Pre-Election Shutdown

House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will meet with President Donald Trump at the White House Wednesday to discuss how to avoid a politically damaging government shutdown
McConnell Warns Russia as Senators Propose Tough New Sanctions

McConnell Warns Russia as Senators Propose Tough New Sanctions

The fallout in Congress over President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin stretched into a second week, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell issuing a stern warning to
GOP’s New Tax-Cut Framework Leaves Out Fixes for Retailers, #MeToo Victims

GOP’s New Tax-Cut Framework Leaves Out Fixes for Retailers, #MeToo Victims

House Republicans unveiled a broad outline on Tuesday for their next phase of tax code changes, which steered clear of correcting technical mistakes from last year’s overhaul.
Trump Feeds Summit Uproar With Plans for Another Putin Meeting

Trump Feeds Summit Uproar With Plans for Another Putin Meeting

Donald Trump intensified the uproar over his meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin by extending an invitation for a second summit as worries about what the two leaders discussed in Helsinki this
Trump Nominee Retreat Foreshadows Kavanaugh Document Fight

Trump Nominee Retreat Foreshadows Kavanaugh Document Fight

President Donald Trump’s drive to move federal courts in a conservative direction hit a rare setback Thursday, when a Republican senator’s revolt over an appeals court nominee’s controversial college
Trump Invites Putin to Washington After Senate Rebuke on McFaul

Trump Invites Putin to Washington After Senate Rebuke on McFaul

The Republican-led Senate signaled unease with President Donald Trump’s shifting policies toward Russia after his meeting with Vladimir Putin as the White House announced the U.S. president is seeking
Trump Invited Putin to Washington for Fall Summit, Sanders Says

Trump Invited Putin to Washington for Fall Summit, Sanders Says

President Donald Trump invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin to Washington for a summit in the fall.
McConnell Withdraws Trump Judicial Pick Minutes Before Vote

McConnell Withdraws Trump Judicial Pick Minutes Before Vote

Washington (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday abruptly withdrew one of President Donald Trump's appellate court nominees when it became apparent he did not have enough support
Senate Rebuffs Russia Interviews of Americans in Rebuke to Trump

Senate Rebuffs Russia Interviews of Americans in Rebuke to Trump

The Republican-led Senate effectively rebuked President Donald Trump for considering Russia’s request to question U.S. officials, giving voice to growing unease over the president’s shifting policies
McConnell Orders Russia-Meddling Hearings Amid Uproar Over Trump

McConnell Orders Russia-Meddling Hearings Amid Uproar Over Trump

Senate Republican leaders blocked a resolution supporting U.S. intelligence agencies, even as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ordered a review of additional sanctions against Russia in a sign of
Trump CFPB Pick Is Enigma to Bankers. They Will Soon Learn More

Trump CFPB Pick Is Enigma to Bankers. They Will Soon Learn More

Meet Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump’s pick to run a financial regulator that has drawn frequent attacks from members of his administration and Republican lawmakers.
In New Round of Tax Cuts, Retirement Changes Seen as Most Likely to Pass

In New Round of Tax Cuts, Retirement Changes Seen as Most Likely to Pass

Republicans are promising a comprehensive second round of tax cuts -- but tax changes affecting retirement savings may be the only measures with enough political support to make it through Congress