The criticism President Donald Trump is getting for singing along with the national anthem at Monday night's College Football Playoff National Championship game are further proof that liberals have nothing but "junk" to complain about...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The 2018 Virginia legislative session starts Wednesday with a crop of new Democratic members swept into office in a November tidal wave powered by antipathy toward President Donald Trump.
Republicans saw their near super-majority in the state House of Delegates shrink from 66-34 to 51-49. Unless ...
President Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday expanding mental health care services for veterans transitioning out of military service, who are at greater risk of suicide.
The order will automatically enroll veterans who leave military service on March 9 or later for a full range of mental health coverage ...
Former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti said that the stakes are "extraordinarily high" for President Donald Trump regarding special counsel Robert Mueller questioning him.
Five years ago, the entire Senate Democratic caucus voted for hundreds of miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border. How times have changed.
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan confirmed Tuesday that his troops are beginning a conversation about restoring the practice of earmark spending — though he said they were just conversations at this point.
"I want our members to have conversations," he told reporters.
Mr. Ryan said he's "encouraged" GOP lawmakers to ...
A teacher in Louisiana was removed Monday night from a school board meeting after a confrontation regarding teacher's pay.During the public comments portion of the Vermilion Parish school board meeting, Deyshia Har...
Reporters traveling with the president said Trump appeared to mouth some words to the national anthem but not others.
Expect Democrats to grill Alex Azar over high drug prices as he testifies before a Senate panel this morning.
It isn't just Trump's behavior that's changed the norms for a Republican president.
Former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray will join forces with former congresswoman and Obama-era official Betty Sutton on Wednesday in the race for Ohio governor, a Democrat close to the … Click to Continue »
Rhode Island's lawmakers for the first time are being urged to attend training about sexual harassment. A 2½-hour session addressing sexual harassment, discrimination and diversity is being offered to members … Click to Continue »
A change to a Colorado conflict-of-interest rule limits information elected officials must share with voters. The Denver Post reports Colorado's Sunshine Law requires state lawmakers, statewide elected officials and candidates … Click to Continue »
Brewers in Maine could save about $1 million this year, thanks to a special tax break. The Portland Press Herald reports brewers will benefit from the Craft Beverage Modernization and … Click to Continue »
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's lawmakers for the first time are being urged to attend sexual harassment training.
The 2.5-hour session scheduled for Wednesday is for state representatives and is being offered after a House member in October said she was told by a more senior lawmaker that sexual ...
It's unlikely President Donald Trump could refuse to answer questions from special counsel Robert Mueller's team as part of the Russia investigation, according to a new analysis.
Share prices were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday despite Wall Street's extended winning streak. Chinese shares were buoyed by surging oil prices. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost … Click to Continue »
Bosnian Serbs celebrated a banned "statehood" holiday Tuesday in stubborn defiance of the west and their non-Serb compatriots, but with tacit backing from Russia. A handful of international guests attended … Click to Continue »
The Latest on Oprah Winfrey's speech at the Golden Globes (all times local): 1 p.m. President Donald Trump says he would beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential contest but doesn't … Click to Continue »
A union representing New York City police officers sued the department Tuesday, saying its release of body camera footage without a court order violates a state law that makes officer … Click to Continue »
The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 10:30 p.m. The Pentagon has denied any involvement in a recent series of drone attacks on Russian bases in Syria … Click to Continue »
Venezuelan officials have extended the ban on air and maritime ties with three nearby Dutch Caribbean islands, citing smuggling claims. Vice President Tareck El Aissami said Tuesday on Twitter that … Click to Continue »
North Korea is starting off the year with a fresh diplomatic initiative aimed at wooing South Korea ahead of its hosting of next month's Winter Olympics. But it's sticking to … Click to Continue »
A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is not advising the agency on election fraud issues. But Kobach told The Kansas … Click to Continue »
Congress' official budget analysts have eased one stumbling block to lawmakers' fight over renewing a program that provides health insurance for nearly 9 million low-income children.
U.S. President Donald Trump plans to announce the U.S. delegation to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea soon, a spokesperson for the White House National Security Council said on Tuesday...
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise announced Tuesday that he will have a planned surgery as part of his ongoing recovery from a gunshot wound in June.
"I will remain fully engaged in my work as I heal from this procedure, and I look forward to returning to the Capitol as ...
A company that wasn't chosen for Ohio's new medical marijuana program filed a lawsuit against the state claiming it was bumped because of "an unconstitutional racial quota." There were 12 … Click to Continue »
A Republican candidate has dropped out of the race to represent New Mexico in the United States House of Representatives. The Deming Headlight reports Andrew Salas, a brigadier general in … Click to Continue »
Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed school funding legislation, saying it wouldn't let about three dozen private schools participate in a new scholarship program. Rauner issued the amendatory veto Monday for … Click to Continue »
BEIJING (AP) - The presidents of China and France promised closer cooperation Tuesday on climate, counter-terrorism and other issues as their governments try to gain influence in a shifting global political landscape.
President Emmanuel Macron's visit was billed as an effort to expand European ties and cooperation with China as ...