Schumer’s moment: Shutdown puts spotlight on Dem leader

WASHINGTON (AP) - For Republicans, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is the face of the government shutdown. For immigration advocates, he's their best hope.

Perhaps the most powerful Democrat in Washington, Schumer has so far succeeded in keeping his party unified in a bid to use the government funding fight ...

New Mexico considers pension forfeiture in corruption cases

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico lawmakers are proposing a pension-forfeiture law aimed at elected officials who are convicted or plead guilty to corruption charges.

The bill from Democratic Rep. Matthew McQueen of Santa Fe and Republican Sen. Mark Moores of Albuquerque responds to a string of high profile ...

Trump business ethics pledges left plenty room for profiting

NEW YORK (AP) - Among the many promises Donald Trump made a year ago to assure people he wouldn't profit off his presidency, one stood out for its boldness: a pledge to donate the profits from any foreign governments staying in his namesake hotels to the U.S. Treasury.

Today, after ...