Outfitting its new stealth ship with weapons that will be able to take out other ships at long range will require $100 million for the Navy in the 2019 budget
In aftermath of Florida shooting, Trump and his aides have escaped questions about a series of controversies. But the mayhem could return this week in Washington.
Van Buren to Taft to Bush spans all of America's existence.
President Trump on Monday followed other Republican leaders in questioning why the Obama administration “failed to act” on the intelligence that Russia’s meddling in U.S. politics began in 2014.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is imposing a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections, meeting its deadline to do so and likely setting up a challenge from Republicans.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday afternoon released a new congressional map for use in the 2018 elections — the result of a decision from the court earlier this month that the existing map is an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander under the state's constitution.
Under the challenged map, only 5 of the state's 18 congressional districts are represented by Democrats — despite the fact that registered Democrats outnumber Republicans in the swing state.
Republican lawmakers had asked the US Supreme Court to step in and halt the state court's opinion from going into effect, but Justice Samuel Alito — who oversees requests from Pennsylvania — denied the request.
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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a new map for the state's congressional districts Monday and analysts said it's a "dream come true" for Democrats.
The court had invalidated the old map, drawn by the GOP legislature, that had been used for the 2012, 2014 and 2016 elections, deeming it a ...
Florida Rep. Tom Rooney announced Monday that he will not seek re-election.
In a statement to Politico reporter Jake Sherman, the Republican congressman said it was time to "hang em up." He did not give a definite reason for his departure, but said he looked forward to serving ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen says the Florida school shooting shows the need for more rigorous background checks to keep guns out of the hands of mentally ill people.
Wading into a politically treacherous issue, the former Tennessee governor said Monday he's a longtime gun ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - When asked whether she supports further restrictions to Iowa's gun laws, Gov. Kim Reynolds said the federal government needs to take responsibility in discussing gun legislation.
Reynolds told reporters Monday "the federal government has to play a role" in deciding possible firearm restrictions. She says ...
There is "some possibility" that Moscow is laughing at the United States, as President Donald Trump tweeted over the weekend, if it was Russia's goal to meddle in the 2016 election to divide the country further than it had been, retired Ambassador to Russia Thomas Pickering...
Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., is calling for a release of all details of the FBI's handling of tips and warning signals from the Parkland, Florida, school shooting at Margory Stoneman Douglas High School, according to multiple reports.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Latest on Pennsylvania's congressional gerrymandering case (all times local):
Republicans say they'll go to federal court this week to try to block new court-ordered boundaries of Pennsylvania's congressional districts from remaining in effect for 2018's elections.
Top Senate Republican lawyer Drew Crompton said ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Sexual misconduct in the California Legislature was bound to be a prominent issue when lawmakers got to Sacramento last month, but for seven weeks it has felt like the only one, with the burgeoning scandal taking one surprising twist after another and diverting attention from government ...
Can Americans unify and prove Putin wrong?
Former Trump campaign adviser Richard Gates, who is facing multiple charges of fraud, has agreed to testify against fellow former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Mr. Gates, who plans to plead guilty to the charges according to the report, was not expected to ...
The massacre at a Florida high school has revived an all-too-familiar national debate on gun control – but this time, public pressure combined with fresh presidential interest could spur at least some changes in the country's gun laws.
A near-death experience has given the former homeland security secretary fresh perspective on life and living.
Agents said the driver was in “lawful possession” of the gun found outside the gates of Mar-a-Lago on Monday.
Rumors are swirling in Washington, D.C., about a potential retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, according to The New York Times.
After political experts in a New York Times survey showed President Donald Trump ranked at the very bottom on a scale of all the U.S. presidents, a number of commentators on Twitter - including Trump critics - came to the president's defense.
Democratic presidential prospects already have begun preparing for 2020, planning trips to early primary states Iowa and New Hampshire.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott called on FBI officials to release all details regarding the school shooting in the state last week after it was revealed the agency failed to follow up on warnings concerning the accused gunman's behavior.
The Republican governor said he wants all details released about a Jan. ...
The Obama administration told the American public that Russians were attempting to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, former Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said Monday, but the statement was overshadowed by the infamous "Access: Hollywood" tape...
Democrat Conor Lamb has narrowed the advantage held by Republican Rick Saccone in the special election for a congressional seat in Pennsylvania's 18th District, according to a new poll released over the weekend, the Orlando Political Observer reported.
The president blasted the former talk-show host — and maybe 2020 rival? — for her "60 Minutes” interview.
Facebook ads were more about sowing discord than boosting Trump, but the ads were just one small part of a bigger, pro-Trump plot.
Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., on Monday ripped Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., for saying that the recent school shooting in Parkland wouldn't have been prevented by stricter gun laws.
Democrats are making a mistake by focusing on the nation's Dreamers over the economy, and that will hurt them in the 2018 midterms, John Sununu, former chief of staff for President George H.W. Bush said Monday.
The Secret Service said Monday it detained someone scheduled to drive a press van in President Trump’s motorcade in Florida after agents discovered a personal firearm during a security check.
In a newly published interview, former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus said Trump was considering firing the FBI director from “Day One,” weary of his “soap opera” approach to investigations.