Politics

Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into…

President Donald Trump is out to discredit the Russia probe he now calls 'spygate'

Senate Finally Reaches An Agreement On Sexual…

The legislation would streamline the process for House employees to report a workplace claim.

Abrams Makes History By Winning Ga. Democratic…

With her win, Stacey Abrams is now the first black woman in the country to be a major party nominee for governor.

ACLU sues over battleground Ohio's congressional districts

The ACLU has filed a constitutional challenge to Ohio's congressional map, using Republican Gov. John Kasich's statements opposing gerrymandering as ammunition.

California's Feinstein drops support for death…

California U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she no longer supports the death penalty

Congress Passes Bill To Repeal Some Banking…

The bill passed Congress with bipartisan support, although liberal Democrats opposed the measure.

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Ukraine Tests Javelin Missiles It Bought From The…

Russia annexed part of the country in 2014, and Kiev and the U.S. say the missiles are defensive.

The Latest: Lawmakers question payments in Greitens' case

A Missouri newspaper publisher is defending himself against legislative questions about his payments to an attorney for a man whose ex-wife had an affair with Gov. Eric Greitens

AP learns Kushner now has a permanent security…

White House adviser Jared Kushner _ who's President Donald Trump's son-in-law _ has been granted a permanent security clearance, according to a person with knowledge of the decision but wasn't authorized to speak publicly about the matter

Trump: Helping Sanctioned Chinese Company Is A…

The U.S. sanctioned ZTE for trade agreement violations and concerns about spying, but President Trump wants to help it out.

Trump To Meet With South Korean Counterpart At…

South Korea's president will reportedly use Tuesday's talk to reassure Trump that a diplomatic deal can be reached with North Korea.

Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at…

Congress delivered a victory to President Donald Trump by expanding private care for veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system

Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim…

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he's "very hopeful" that the U.S.-North Korean nuclear summit would take place as planned next month

CNN: FBI Asks Mo. Lawmakers About Coercive…

CNN says Missouri lawmakers are getting questions from the FBI about associates of the state's embattled governor bribing or threatening them.

Poland And Its Ever-changing Political Landscape

Poland's latest confrontation with its political values is not the first time the country has faced a crossroads.

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The Latest: Senate approves bill to widen private care at VA

The Senate has passed a sweeping bill aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to expand private care to veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system.

Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment

WH: Leaders In Congress To See Classified Info On…

After the president met with the deputy attorney general and the FBI director, the White House said some in Congress will get the info they asked for.

Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For…

Sanders made the announcement in a series of tweets Monday morning.

Trump defends describing MS-13 gang members as…

President Donald Trump defends describing MS-13 gang members as "animals."

US disinvites China from multinational military…

The Pentagon says it has disinvited China from a multinational military exercise to be held this summer in the Pacific

Moon Jae-in's Next Big Job Is Convincing Trump To…

South Korean President Moon Jae-in's visit to D.C. comes as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea are threatening to flare up again.

Gina Haspel Officially Becomes The First Woman To…

Haspel was sworn in Monday after facing controversy over her role in the agency's past interrogation practices.

The Latest: China urges US to change 'negative mindset'

China's foreign minister says the U.S. withdrawal of an invitation for China to participate in a multinational naval exercise is "very non-constructive."

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive Mark Twain Prize

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is being honored with the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for a lifetime in comedy

Pompeo Threatens Iran With 'Strongest Sanctions…

During a speech at The Heritage Foundation Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for a stronger nuclear deal with Iran.

DOJ Says Watchdog Will Look Into Trump Campaign…

The announcement came after Trump said he planned to order an investigation into whether his campaign was spied on "for political purposes."