Students walk out of schools into Democratic rallies during National School Walkout

Thousands of students walked out of school Wednesday — and headed straight for political rallies starring top Democrats.

The National School Walkout drew charges of partisanship and "political indoctrination" after students in a number of major cities, including New York, Chicago and Washington, D.C., wound up skipping class to attend ...

NBA Hall of Famer Shaq: Put More Police at Schools

To keep America's children safe, NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal told WABC Radio's "Curtis and Cosby" show Tuesday, he wants to see schools hardened with police officers, funded by the federal government.

White House blames Russia for nerve agent attack in Britain

The White House said Wednesday it supports Great Britain's decision to expel 23 Russian operatives in response to a "reckless" nerve agent attack on a British citizen and his daughter.

"The United States shares the United Kingdom's assessment that Russia is responsible," said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.


Democratic midterm advantages become clearer


Legislatively speaking, Tuesday's special election for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district was much ado about nothing.

The seat will vanish in January due to redistricting. One seat, in a body of 435 members of Congress, is a rounding error.

But that does not mean the seat does not matter.

All ...

Trump Planning ‘Phase Two’ of Tax Plan to Help Middle Class

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he was working with congressional Republicans on a "phase two" tax-reform plan to help middle Americans and corporations, telling Missouri business leaders that "it's going to be something that I think is very special."

House Panel Pushing for Bipartisan Legislation on Farm Bill

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway on Tuesday announced he would delay the release of the farm bill after intense opposition from Democrats over cuts to the food-stamp program, a conflict that doesn't look like it will be settling soon despite the...

Trump pushes again for ‘Phase Two’ of tax cuts

President Trump said Wednesday that he plans to push for "phase two" of tax cuts, the second time in three days that he's advocated a new round of tax relief that could include capital gains cuts.

"We are actually going for a 'Phase Two' that will help, in addition to ...

Trey Gowdy splits with Republicans on Russian targeting of Clinton campaign

Rep. Trey Gowdy, South Carolina Republican, has broken from his GOP colleagues on the House Intelligence Committee regarding their conclusion that Russia didn't prefer President Trump over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton during the 2016 White House race.

It was "clear, based on the evidence, Russia had disdain for Secretary Clinton ...

White House downplays Pennsylvania special election

The White House attempted Wednesday to put a happy face on a likely Democratic win in a Pennsylvania special election where President Trump went all-in for the GOP candidate.

"The president's engagement in the race turned what was a deficit for the Republican candidate to what is essentially a tie," ...

Five takeaways from the Pa. special election

CANONSBURG, Pa. - Democrat Conor Lamb looks likely to win Pennsylvania's close special election, giving his party a significant morale boost heading into the battle for the House majority this fall.President Trump...