The Wisconsin Senate was scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to confirm the administrators of the state agencies that run elections and oversee ethics laws that office holders, candidates and … Click to Continue »
The Supreme Court says it will take up a dispute over Louisiana timberland that the federal government called critical habitat for an endangered frog found only in Mississippi. The justices … Click to Continue »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The embattled administrator of Wisconsin's Ethics Commission is defending himself to a Republican state senator who will be among those voting whether to oust Brian Bell from the job.
Bell on Sunday night wrote to Sen. Tom Tiffany, answering nine questions the Republican from Hazelhurst had ...
As the federal government remains shuttered, here’s a look at what’s open and closed.
The government has now shut down 19 times since Congress introduced the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act in 1976.
White House director of legislative affairs Marc Short on Monday said "significant progress" has been made with Democrats on the hot button issues at the core of the government shutdown.
Former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus injected himself Monday in the Republican primary for Wisconsin's Senate seat, casting doubt on Kevin Nicholson's conversion to the GOP after previously … Click to Continue »
President Trump is losing trust in negotiations with Senate Democratic leaders after they repeatedly mischaracterized talks on the government shutdown and immigration, said a top White House adviser.
Marc Short, the president's director of legislative affairs, said the president's trust in negotiation with the top Senate Democrats appeared to be ...
A new book documenting President Trump's White House reportedly says that administration aides have labeled the president's actions as "Defiance Disorder."
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said Monday that negotiations concerning protections for DACA recipients will not resume until the government is open.
"He was negotiating on DACA before the shutdown. He wants to continue discussion on DACA, but it will be after the shutdown. We are not ...
Poland's right-wing government faced pressure on Monday to act forcefully against far-right extremists following an expose of Polish neo-Nazis who celebrated Adolf Hitler, burning a swastika and dressing in Nazi … Click to Continue »
A petition drive has been started to allow residents in Lebanon, New Hampshire, to vote on the electronic bingo game keno after the City Council rejected putting it on the … Click to Continue »
The Latest on the budget battle (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump has signed a bill reopening the government, ending a 69-hour display of … Click to Continue »
The International Monetary Fund is upgrading the outlook for the world economy, noting surprisingly strong growth in Europe and Asia and predicting that U.S. tax cuts will give the American … Click to Continue »
A Moscow district court has ordered the closure of the foundation crucial to the failed election campaign of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Navalny, President Vladimir Putin's most formidable foe, had … Click to Continue »
Mick Mulvaney says President Donald Trump is working hard on ending the government shutdown that started early Saturday morning, but Congress should not be negotiating over immigration...
A measure that would make it harder to change the South Dakota constitution passed its first legislative test Monday, but the proposal still must make it through the full Legislature … Click to Continue »
Des Moines Register. January 18, 2018 Iowa legislature could save lives with this change Nearly one in five Iowans says they or someone close to them has experienced a medical … Click to Continue »
The Detroit News. January 18, 2018 Time's up for MSU's Lou Anna Simon "Play it straight" is how President Lou Anna Simon says she advised her Michigan State University staff … Click to Continue »
Omaha World Herald. January 17, 2018 Nebraska has a stake in U.S.-South Korea relationship A Nebraska delegation met last week with government and business leaders in South Korea to strengthen … Click to Continue »
Des Moines Register. January 18, 2018
Iowa legislature could save lives with this change
Nearly one in five Iowans says they or someone close to them has experienced a medical error. These include receiving the wrong medication and mistakes during surgery or treatment, according to a new poll organized by ...
Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday discussions over ending the government shutdown with a spending bill have been "literally nonstop" all weekend. . .
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said Monday that President Trump isn't part the problem in coming together to pass a bill to fund the government.
"The Senate has to get its house in order and the Senate has to get a plan," Ms. Heitkamp, North Dakota Democrat, said on CNN.
She said ...
The Trump White House and Capitol Hill Republicans cranked up the pressure Monday on Democrats to abandon their immediate demands for immigration measures and vote in support of a temporary spending bill to end a government shutdown now in its third day.
Monday marks the start of another work week for many Americans, but hundreds of thousands of government employees have now been furloughed as the government shutdown enters its third day -- and its first weekday.
The U.K. Independence Party, which played a key role in Britain's decision to leave the European Union, was in disarray Monday as its leader resisted growing calls to quit amid … Click to Continue »
Kellyanne Conway says President Donald Trump is not demanding that a border wall be part of negotiations for a continuing resolution to end the government shutdown. . .
The president’s ‘defiance disorder’ makes it harder to get anything done.
The prime ministers of the Czech Republic and Bulgaria are calling for swift reform of the European Union's asylum system. Czech Premier Andrej Babis and Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borissov agreed … Click to Continue »
CIA Director Mike Pompeo said despite thousands of intelligence community employees forced to go on furlough because of the government shutdown, there will be no impact on agency's operations. . .
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Turkey gave the U.S. military advance notice of its airstrikes against Kurdish targets in northern Syria. Mattis defended Turkey, calling it a trusted NATO … Click to Continue »