Senate Democrats on Wednesday backed off their red line over President Trump's proposed border wall, saying they saw a deal in sight that could include permission to build more fencing as part of a broad agreement to legalize illegal immigrant "Dreamers."
Mr. Trump, meanwhile, is seeking a much less dramatic ...
In the early days of the Trump administration, the head of one of America's largest coal companies sent a four-page "action plan" to the White House calling for rollbacks of Obama-era environmental and mine safety regulations."We have listed our suggested actions in order...
In a relentless effort to expose what he considers a forged birth certificate by former President Barack Obama, former Arizona sheriff and now-Senate candidate Joe Arpaio vows he is "not gonna back down" on the discredited claim.
The era of fake news, relentless 24/7 coverage and shrill social media has taken a toll on Americans. Many have become wary of the news itself, and very selective about whom they believe. Amazingly, the old-school reporter tops the list of those the public still trusts as a news source. ...
The Fritz Pollard Alliance called Wednesday for the NFL to investigate whether the Oakland Raiders violated the "Rooney Rule" when they hired Jon Gruden as coach. Fritz Pollard Alliance counsel … Click to Continue »
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Wednesday promised the "boldest state tax reform in America" even as new federal and state tax cuts are just taking effect. The Republican said he … Click to Continue »
A federal judge ruled late Wednesday in favor of President Donald Trump and the White House over the control of the national financial watchdog agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. … Click to Continue »
The Latest on Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' State of the State address delivered Wednesday night to a joint session of the Missouri Legislature (all times local): 8:45 p.m. House Democratic … Click to Continue »
A released Senate transcript shows dossier paymaster Glenn Simpson had pure praise for the work of dossier writer Christopher Steele — an assessment disputed by intelligence professionals who have studied the product.
"Chris was, you know, a person who delivered quality work in very appropriate ways," Mr. Simpson, co-founder of ...
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has upheld a plan by wildlife officials to kill one type of owl to study its effect on another type of owl. The … Click to Continue »
A group representing President Donald Trump's transition team is pressing the General Services Administration to turn over a memo purportedly sent by an agency official to special counsel Robert Mueller's … Click to Continue »
The fraud trial for four former executives and sales staff at the truck stop chain Pilot Flying J took a detour Wednesday when prosecutors played a portion of secret recordings … Click to Continue »
Vice President Mike Pence plans to visit Las Vegas and a nearby air base to highlight an industrial entrepreneurship program and speak to troops. The White House says Pence will … Click to Continue »
White House chief of staff John Kelly has rolled out a new ban on personal cell phones, laptops and smartwatches within the West Wing - a crackdown that'll take effect Jan. 16, ABC News reported.
A gruff, no-nonsense Alaska lawmaker who once called the lieutenant governor "Captain Zero" and told a female colleague she didn't know what she was talking about is now in charge … Click to Continue »
The Latest on the ruling that Pennsylvania can keep its congressional map (all times local): 8:30 p.m. A group of Democratic voters is planning to appeal a ruling that Pennsylvania … Click to Continue »
Democrats in high-tax blue states are already plotting ways to avoid the new tax law, hoping to seize on gimmicks that will allow their residents to cut their federal tax burden without costing the states themselves any money.
The Democrats are trying to get around a new $10,000 cap on ...
Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran said Wednesday that he has personally confronted former state legislators who sexually harassed others, but he won't name names. One of the fiercest critics of … Click to Continue »
A federal judge on Wednesday sided with the Trump administration for a second time in a fight over the control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, denying a request for a preliminary injunction filed by an Obama-era official.
Leaders in the Mississippi House are seeking a new education funding formula that would require $107 million more than the state is spending this year to aid K-12 schools. While … Click to Continue »
The issue of health care issue is maddeningly complex. The politics of health care are even more challenging.
No matter where you are on the ideological spectrum, all Americans should agree that the 2018 Health Insurance Tax (HIT), which just went into effect and is already hammering small businesses ...
The man in charge of Mexico's domestic security the past five years stepped down Wednesday. Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said he wants to pursue other political responsibilities and he is … Click to Continue »
The Latest on candidates seeking to replace former U.S. Rep. Trent Franks (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Thirteen Republicans and three Democrats have filed enough signatures to make the ballot … Click to Continue »
Outgoing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe touted his record on economic development Wednesday in his final annual address to state lawmakers, yet said his proudest achievement was restoring voting and other … Click to Continue »
Vice President Mike Pence promised in an interview with Fox News Wednesday night that the Trump administration would "continue to bring maximum economic and diplomatic pressure" on North Korea in response to the totalitarian nation’s ballistic and nuclear missile programs as he prepares to lead the U.S. delegation to next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea.
President Trump told members of Congress that they should consider reinstating earmarks. Here’s what you need to know about the practice.
The president faces another deadline to endorse the nuclear deal he has called the ‘worst’ agreement
The Trump administration’s move is seen by critics in both parties as aimed at helping Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
Areas hit by fire now deluged by mud as scorched hillsides give way under steady rain.
Alaska Democrats have announced the three finalists for the state House seat vacated last month by Dean Westlake, who resigned amid allegations of inappropriate behavior toward female aides. The state … Click to Continue »
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Latest on Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' State of the State address delivered Wednesday night to a joint session of the Missouri Legislature (all times local):
Missouri Democrats say Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has failed to follow through on his campaign pledge to ...