Inside the Beltway: Protests follow Obama alliance with Netflix

Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have been an emphatic public presence since they departed the White House on the afternoon of Jan. 20, 2017. The website BarackObama.com has been rebranded as "The Office of Barack and Michelle Obama," offering a clear point of contact, a built-in video titled ...

Press: Why Trump should thank FBI

We all know it's too much to ask, but don't you think we'd all breathe a lot easier if President Trump would only check the facts before he makes a wild assertion?

Students safer in school than out despite shootings, statistics show

President Obama's education secretary urged parents Monday to pull their children out of school to demand increased safety, but statistics show children are far safer in the classroom than out of it.

The incoming president of the National Rifle Association, meanwhile, said educators should take a look at the prevalence ...

Donald Trump touts China trade concessions

President Trump said Monday that his hard-nosed trade negotiations won some concessions from China and not the trade war his critics had predicted, scoring what he crowed was another victory for his "American First" agenda.

More tough trade bargaining is still to come between the world's two biggest economies. But ...

Grassley demands DOJ’s Bruce Ohr reveal involvement with ‘Steele Dossier’

The chairman of the Judiciary Committee on Monday demanded Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr sit for an interview with Senate investigators to explain what role he played to "funnel" information from anti-Trump investigator Christopher Steele to the FBI.

Sen. Charles E. Grassley, Iowa Republican, told the Justice Department to ...

Congressional Democrats vow to end ‘culture of corruption’ in Washington

Congressional Democrats on Monday unveiled another plank in their 2018 campaign platform — this one calling for a crackdown on the "pay-to-play culture of corruption, cronyism and incompetences embodied by the Trump administration."

Their plan — "A Better Deal for Our Democracy" — demands tighter campaign finance and ethics laws, ...

Democrats Roll Out Anti-Corruption Message for 2018

Caitlin Huey-Burns, RCP
As part of their midterm pitch to voters, congressional Democrats are unveiling a series of policy proposals Monday aimed at cleaning up a "culture of corruption" in Washington. In other words: Drain the swamp. The party says it isn't stealing the slogan and sentiment that helped propel Donald Trump to the White House. Instead, Democrats are returning to an anti-corruption message that helped win back the House of Representatives in 2006 against the backdrop of scandals involving lobbyist Jack Abramoff and lawmakers Tom DeLay and Mark Foley.