Democrats top Republicans in midterm elections fundraising in heartland states

Democratic House candidates in the country's heartland are raking in the cash, outpacing Republicans in fundraising in many key races and putting the party on solid ground to reclaim the chamber in this year's congressional elections.

Fueled by anti-Trump grass-roots energy and a crop of good candidates, Democrats outperformed their ...

Trump mulls move against intel critics

President Trump is considering removing security clearances belonging to former officials who served in high-level positions during the Obama administration.Intelligence experts say such a move would be unprecedent...

James Wolfe’s attorneys seek Donald Trump gag order

Comments by President Trump have robbed James Wolfe of a fair trial, attorneys for the former Senate staffer said in court filings late Monday.

Mr. Wolfe's attorneys have requested a federal judge in Washington, D.C. impose a gag order on the president, barring from talking about the case in the ...

Inside the Beltway: Judge Jeanine: Trump hatred undermines the U.S.

Fox News Channel host Judge Jeanine Pirro's book rules the marketplace. Published last week by Center Street, "Liars, Leakers, and Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy" remains No. 1 on Amazon. The author is in the middle of a book tour which takes her to the nation's capital Tuesday ...

Senate president: I won’t ID those who aided ethics probe

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Senate President Harriette Chandler is pledging not to reveal the identities of individuals who gave information during the Senate's investigation into former Democratic Senate President Stan Rosenberg and his estranged husband Bryon Hefner.

Chandler, also a Democrat, told reporters Monday the Senate granted confidentiality to those ...

Attack on Latino mayor probed as possible hate crime

BURIEN, Wash. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the alleged assault of a suburban Seattle mayor after he reported being attacked Saturday night by a man apparently angered over the mayor's policies supporting Latino immigrants.

Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta said Monday that an unidentified man in his 60s approached him from ...

Judge denies Trump bid to toss immigration protections case

BOSTON (AP) - A federal judge on Monday denied the Trump administration's bid to throw out a lawsuit that alleges its decision to end special protections shielding Haitian, Salvadoran and Honduran immigrants from deportation was racially motivated.

U.S. District Judge Denise Casper's ruling means the case that seeks to block ...

Feds make progress on reuniting families from border separation

The government is making major strides toward reuniting illegal immigrant parents with children who were separated from them at the border, the government said in a new court filing Monday evening that says some 879 parents are now back together with their children.

Another 538 parents are ready to be ...

Administration reports nearly 1,200 family reunifications

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Trump administration says nearly 1,200 family reunifications have occurred for children 5 and older who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, still leaving hundreds to go before a court-imposed deadline.

The Justice Department said in a court filing Monday that there have been 1,187 reunifications ...

Orlando officials: No questions about immigration status

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Municipal workers, including police officers, in one Florida city won't be able to ask about someone's immigration status under a new policy.

The Orlando City Council on Monday unanimously approved the resolution known as the Trust Act.

A coalition of immigration and civil rights groups that ...

Groups sue Miami-Dade County over immigration holds

MIAMI (AP) - Immigrants and immigrant rights groups are challenging Miami-Dade County's policy of holding immigrants for federal officials.

WeCount, the Florida Immigrant Coalition and others filed a federal lawsuit Monday.

The lawsuit challenges the county's decision to comply with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainer requests. It claims the ...

Multiple immigrants injured after truck rolls in New Mexico

DEMING, N.M. (AP) - Border Patrol officials say multiple people have been injured after a truck loaded with immigrants rolled over in southern New Mexico.

They say 19 people were in a vehicle that had stolen license plates and tried to evade authorities south of Deming on Highway 9 early ...

James Trainor arrested after brick shatters Mark Warner’s office door

ROANOKE, Va. — Police charged a man with throwing a brick at the door of U.S. Sen. Mark Warner's office in southwest Virginia, shattering the glass.

Roanoke Police spokeswoman Caitlyn Cline says someone reported a man carrying bricks around Monday. Responding officers didn't find anyone, but later received a report ...

White House ramps up pressure on Dems to meet with Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is turning up the pressure on Senate Democrats to meet with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, though with little success.

Brett Kavanaugh has met with 23 senators, all of them Republicans, since his nomination two weeks ago. Democratic lawmakers have been pushing for ...