LANSING, Mich. — House lawmakers want to make English the official language of Michigan.
Republicans led the way in passing a bill Thursday that would require its use in public records. State departments and local governments still could publish documents in other languages.
Rep. Tom Barrett, a Republican from Potterville, ...
A former State Department official and associate of Sen. John McCain has invoked his Fifth Amendment right not to testify in connection with questions from the House Intelligence Committee about the anti-Trump dossier’s Russian sources, according to a law enforcement source.
President Donald Trump is willing to do what is right to ensure we have safe schools, even if it puts him at odds with the National Rifle Association, according to White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah.
President Donald Trump is willing to do what's right to ensure we have safe schools, even if it puts him at odds with the National Rifle Association, White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah said Thursday.
California lawmakers have designated the entire state a sanctuary for some undocumented immigrants — angering the president.
The National Rifle Association opposes efforts to raise the age, arguing that it punishes law-abiding citizens.
As he prepares for possible Senate bid, the governor’s approach contrasts with some fellow Republicans who seem open to new gun limits.
The Democrats are comparable to the long-suffering, smarty-pants cartoon character Lisa Simpson, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said during a Thursday appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California state senator accused of sexual misconduct resigned Thursday just ahead of a possible vote to expel him, delivering a scathing resignation letter that called the investigation process a farce.
Democratic Sen. Tony Mendoza of the Los Angeles area said he may still run for the ...
One student was teased about being a "brown, bald lesbian." Another was the target of conspiracy theorists who claimed he was really an actor. When a group of teens posed for a photo, they were accused of lapping up attention from the news cameras and "partying like rock stars."
President Trump remains opposed to an assault weapon ban as he considers steps to prevent gun violence in schools, the White House said Thursday.
White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah noted Mr. Trump's opposition to bans on military-style, semi-automatic rifles when he ran for president in 2016. "That hasn't ...
Vice President Pence fired back Thursday at the “fawning” media coverage of Kim Jong Un’s sister during their appearance at the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Winter Games, reminding reporters that she represents the “most oppressive regime on the planet.”
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada state Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt is no longer getting top billing as a speaker at a major National Rifle Association political event.
Laxalt's campaign spokesman, Andy Matthews, and NRA official Catherine Mortensen did not immediately respond Thursday to questions about whether ...
Sen. Ted Cruz on Thursday offered qualified support to calls for arming teachers in the wake of last week's Florida school shooting, saying it shouldn't be compulsory but that it would serve to make schools safer.
"I think it makes perfect sense that if teachers want to exercise their right ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Third California state lawmaker resigns over sexual misconduct allegations, just ahead of possible expulsion vote.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Democrats in Texas are early voting in bigger numbers ahead of the nation's first primary elections of the 2018 midterms.
Turnout figures released Thursday shows more Democrats casting ballots than Republicans since early voting began this week in the nation's biggest conservative state.
Turnout in Democratic ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The widow of an Uber driver killed in a suspected drunken driving crash by a person in the U.S. illegally says a new political ad featuring her deceased husband has "devastated" the family.
Deb Monroe tells The Associated Press she wants Republican Indiana Senate candidate Mike Braun ...
President Donald Trump suggested that he might consider removing federal immigration officers and Border Patrol agents from California because the state has done a "lousy management job" in helping federal agents to enforce immigration policy.
, USA Today
Big businesses are receiving uncommonly excellent press lately.
, The Nation
The tech giant's rise has pushed mail clerks and carriers to the breaking point.
& Naomi Schaefer Riley
, City Journal
Liberals find even humanitarian philanthropy problematic.
, Roll Call
The Republican excuses for enabling President Donald Trump and ignoring his nonstop assaults on decency grow weaker with each passing day.
Unfortunately, that's what some scientists think humans will try to do.
, Associated Press
(AP) -- In the aftermath of yet another mass school shooting, President Donald Trump says that if one of the victims, a football coach, had been armed “he would have shot and that would have been the end of it.”
Investment companies, under pressure from green groups, are divesting themselves of their energy investments. It's bad for the economy and for their investors.
, The Federalist
Last night's CNN town hall amounted to a massive in-kind donation to the NRA. It was absolutely astounding. Thanks a lot for adding to our discourse, CNN.
, New Yorker
As a ritual of modern politics, the cable-news “town hall” is often a slog: curated Americans in tidy rows and their Sunday best; nervous questions; politicians on stools, nodding, and rising to pivot to homilies.
(CNN)At one point in the course of a difficult evening in which he was pressed on his record and rhetoric about gun control, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio worried aloud that the national debate about gun control might trail off into yet another deadlock.
, DC Examiner
The president's listening session with victims of the shooting at the White House on Wednesday offers the best example.
Mowing the grass could be an effective border security solution in lieu of a lengthy border wall between the United States and Mexico, according to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.