, CBS News
Despite opposition to a border wall, most Americans still approve of tougher immigration enforcement
Sen. Bernie Sanders
, Washington Post
I do not know why President Trump and the Republican Party — which controls the White House, the Senate and the House — are so willing to shut down the government. Maybe they think it will be good for them politically. Maybe they believe the chaos created by a government shutdown would be a welcome distraction from the ongoing Russia investigation being conducted by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. Whatever the motives of the Republican leadership, one thing is clear: A government shutdown would be disastrous for the American people.
South Dakota is going to ask the Trump administration to allow the state to require some Medicaid recipients to work to qualify for the government-funded health coverage for the poor, … Click to Continue »
Lawmakers in Greece voted Tuesday to limit the powers of Islamic courts operating in a border region that is home to a 100,000-strong Muslim minority, scrapping procedures dating back more … Click to Continue »
House Republicans are predicting another short-term spending bill before next week's deadline to avert a government shutdown, lawmakers told The Hill.
Republican lawmakers are looking into contacts between Justice Department officials and reporters assigned to cover the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential elections, Politico is reporting.
The Wichita Eagle, Jan. 7 Death by 911 call: Wichita 'swatting' case should spur changes to the law Kansas will soon have within its boundaries a Los Angeles man who … Click to Continue »
The Springfield News-Leader, Jan. 6 After ranch allegations, state should reconsider religious exemptions While many care facilities are surely operating legally and ethically without the watchful eye of state agencies, … Click to Continue »
Vice President Mike Pence slammed Michael Wolff's book, "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House," calling it "Washington fiction."
Republican U.S. Rep. Ed Royce said on Monday he will not run for a 14th term representing his southern California district, a seat that could be a key to Democratic efforts to win back control of the House of Representatives.
The president is in negotiations to talk to Mueller's team. Here's what might be on the agenda.
The new system, affecting millions of taxpayer dollars, aims to “promote the priorities” of Trump administration.
The Dow goes up. Trump's approval goes down.
White House adviser Stephen Miller on Monday denied that he was escorted off the CNN set in an interview over the weekend.
"Like many things CNN says, this story has the most important virtue of all CNN stories, of being not true," Mr. Miller said on Fox News.
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Attorneys for a sitting Maryland state senator indicted on bribery and obstruction-of-justice charges say the preceding FBI investigation was part of an attempt to implicate members of the Baltimore City … Click to Continue »
BALTIMORE (AP) - Attorneys for a sitting Maryland state senator indicted on bribery and obstruction-of-justice charges say the preceding FBI investigation was part of an attempt to implicate members of the Baltimore City Council and Maryland legislature.
The Baltimore Sun reported Monday that Sen. Nathaniel Oaks' public defenders said in ...
The rule of law suffered under Obama, and as a result, so did the economy.
Egypt's president and his Eritrean counterpart met in Cairo on Monday amid heightened tensions with Sudan and Ethiopia over border disputes and the construction of a massive upstream Nile dam. … Click to Continue »
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 … Click to Continue »
Russia said Tuesday that a recent series of drone attacks on its military bases in Syria would have required assistance from a country possessing satellite navigation technology — a statement … Click to Continue »
South Carolina lawmakers are returning for a session sure to be focused on how to help utility ratepayers recover from a multibillion-dollar nuclear construction debacle. The House and Senate officially … Click to Continue »
A former chief of the Chinese People's Liberation Army's joint staff department was referred to military prosecutors on suspicion of bribery on Tuesday, state media reported, making him the latest … Click to Continue »
Lawmakers demanded Tuesday that Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration deliver a permanent plan for controlling deadly Legionnaires' disease at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs Director … Click to Continue »
The German government has protested to the Iranian ambassador following the conviction of an Iranian agent for spying on targets including a former German lawmaker who headed a German-Israeli friendship … Click to Continue »
India's Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed a ruling that ordered the national anthem to be played before movie screenings while audiences stand, a ruling that sparked a spate of arrests … Click to Continue »
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb pledged in his State of the State address Tuesday night to conduct a "transparent" review of the Department of Child Services, but offered little more than … Click to Continue »
State officials have revised a quarantine of some walnut products intended to protect Michigan trees from a fatal disease. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is trying to … Click to Continue »
Poland's new prime minister reshuffled his Cabinet on Tuesday, ousting the controversial ministers of foreign affairs, defense and the environment in a move aimed at mending relations with partners in … Click to Continue »
In a calculated bid to irritate the United Arab Emirates, Turkey on Tuesday renamed the street on which the country's embassy stands after an Ottoman military commander accused by an … Click to Continue »
Germany's top court has halted the deportation of a Turkish man convicted of supporting terrorism, saying a lower court didn't properly consider whether he could be tortured if sent to … Click to Continue »
Oprah Winfrey suddenly has the best of all worlds—a flood of gushing praise about the possibility of running for president without actually having to do it.