The Latest on the House and reauthorization of a key foreign intelligence collection program (all times local): 11:57 a.m. The U.S. intelligence services are enacting a mandate from President Donald … Click to Continue »
As Larry Markle was walking on Market Street in Harrisburg, an eerie feeling came over him. He looked out the corner of his eye. Someone, he thought, was behind him. … Click to Continue »
A defense attorney for the former sheriff of Indiana's second most-populous county says federal prosecutors are seeking an "outrageous" prison sentence for his conviction on bribery and wire fraud charges. … Click to Continue »
The president had aggressively recruited the congressman to challenge Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.
A bipartisan group of senators is set to meet again on Thursday, saying they’re near a deal that should meet Trump’s demands.
Opponents say Trump just gutted Medicaid. But the vast majority of Americans support what he's doing.
"It's a phony document,” the former sheriff said of Barack Obama's birth certificate.
The former White House strategist is the latest to lawyer up in ongoing investigations.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said he spoke to President Donald Trump after Trump's Thursday morning tweets about the surveillance bill later passed by the House. Ryan says Trump had concerns about other parts of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) program not...
New Hampshire Republican Gov. Chris Sununu says the Trump administration's announcement offering a path for states that want to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients is good news for the … Click to Continue »
Communities across Connecticut are hoping drone footage, video greetings and promises of tax incentives and land can lure Amazon's planned second headquarters. The state submitted an application in October that … Click to Continue »
The Navajo County Attorney's Office says the shooting death of a man by three Flagstaff police officers in October was justified under Arizona law. The Arizona Daily Sun reports the … Click to Continue »
Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called on Republicans to reject President Donald Trump's call for the GOP to "finally take control" of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Citing White House encouragement, U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci on Thursday jumped out of the Republican governor's race and into Ohio's U.S. Senate primary in an effort to unseat two-term Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown.
Rep. Brian Mast said Thursday the Florida lawmakers were in talks with the Trump administration about drilling restrictions well before the announcement last week.
"We have been beating the drum on this for a long, long time," Mr. Mast, Florida Republican, said on CNN. "I don't know how all the ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The leader of the state Senate's mainline Democrats says allegations that a fellow Democratic senator forcibly kissed a former staffer are "extremely disturbing."
Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, of Yonkers, says in a statement Thursday that an "immediate independent investigation" needs to be started into the ...
Using the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to spy on foreigners in foreign lands is one thing, but when it's used to collect data on Americans, that should be opposed, Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday, shortly before appearing to call for a filibuster through Twitter on...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Oklahoma oil and gas industry group has challenged a proposed state question that seeks to give teachers a $4,000 pay raise by equalizing gross production taxes on oil and gas wells.
The Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association filed two challenges Wednesday with the Oklahoma Supreme Court ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Ethics Commission has unanimously voted in support of embattled administrator Brian Bell remaining in his position even as the Republican Senate leader says he will be forced out.
The bipartisan commission voted Thursday to back Bell after an attempt to hold its own public ...
Sen. John Kennedy said Wednesday that the problem in America isn't guns but the "idiot" government workers who fail to enforce already existing gun-control laws.
Mr. Kennedy, Louisiana Republican, said he opposes a bipartisan gun-control bill put forth by Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn that reinforces the requirement ...
PARIS (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron deflected blame Thursday in the latest chapter of a dairy scandal that has embarrassed the French government, major supermarkets and a dairy giant.
Speaking from a press conference in Rome, Macron hit out at dairy giant Lactalis after major supermarkets acknowledged this week ...
Brushing aside a series of confusing tweets from President Trump, the House voted Thursday to renew the government's most important intelligence snooping powers, delivering a major victory to national security agencies who say the powers are critical to preventing another Sept. 11-style attack.
Lawmakers are rushing a Jan. 19 deadline ...
Rep. Martha McSally that Democrats' continued push for a so-called "clean" DACA bill is a non-starter for House Republicans.
"It's not happening," Ms. McSally, Arizona Republican, said on Fox News.
She said Democrats are pushing for a deal that just protects recipients of the Obama-era program Deferred Action for Childhood ...
The House voted Thursday to renew a controversial surveillance program, following mixed messages from President Trump shortly before the vote about his support.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire lawmakers are not considering changes to the Legislature's sexual harassment policy and reporting procedures, although training programs are getting a closer look.
Following the sexual misconduct claims against prominent figures in entertainment, media and politics, a 50-state review by The Associated Press finds that ...
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is leaving office after a largely successful four-year term that saw his image reinvented from fundraiser to accomplished administrator. Known as a top Democratic money man … Click to Continue »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, once best known as a top Democratic money man and close friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton, reinvented his image during a largely successful four-year term that saw him tirelessly market the state, make major transportation deals and restore more voting rights ...
This, during a week that the White House hopes to prove Trump is in control.
President Trump announced on Jan. 10 that the U.S. has started delivering F-52 and F-35 fighter jets to Norway, but the fighter jets don't exist.
Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., is planning to bring a six-year reauthorization of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to the House floor, The Hill reports.
Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein seemed to blame a “bad cold” for the controversial way she handled the release of an interview transcript for the co-founder of the firm behind the anti-Trump dossier.