Defiant Trump renews criticism of 'both sides' in protest

Published Aug. 16 2017

President Donald Trump defiantly blamed "both sides" for the weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia, seeking to...

Racial politics haunt GOP in the Trump era

Published Aug. 16 2017

The statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, was the focus of an emotional debate in the state's Republican...

Moderate Utah mayor wins 3-way GOP primary for U.S. House seat

Published Aug. 16 2017

The mayor in the Mormon stronghold of Provo won a three-way Republican primary Tuesday in the race to replace former...

Corker praises diplomatic efforts by White House to defuse North Korea threat

Published Aug. 16 2017

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said Tuesday he supports the Trump administration's diplomatic efforts to try to contain the nuclear...

Fleischmann: Health, tax reform bills are possible this year

Published Aug. 16 2017

U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann said Tuesday there's a chance of seeing health care and corporate tax reform bills passed by...

Doug Jones wins Democratic Senate primary in Alabama

Published Aug. 15 2017

Doug Jones, a lawyer and former U.S. attorney under the Clinton administration, has won the Democratic primary in Alabama for...

Corker urges state lawmakers to remove bust of KKK leader from Capitol

Published Aug. 15 2017

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said the bust of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest should be removed from Tennessee's state...

Analysis: Trump's slow walk to condemning white supremacists

Published Aug. 15 2017

It took President Donald Trump two days to do what both Republicans and Democrats said should have come fast and...

Scaramucci: If it were up to me, Bannon would be gone

Published Aug. 15 2017

Short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci says if it were up to him, top adviser Steve Bannon would be...

Trump speaks on Charlottesville: 'Racism is evil'

Published Aug. 14 2017

Under pressure all weekend, President Donald Trump on Monday named and condemned hate groups as "repugnant" and declared "racism is...

Sessions: Charlottesville attack is domestic terrorism

Published Aug. 14 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in an interview this morning that Saturday's attack in which a car plowed into a...

Trump: North Korea 'will regret it fast' if it acts against U.S. ally

Published Aug. 11 2017

President Donald Trump on Friday issued another warning of swift and forceful retaliation against nuclear North Korea, declaring the U.S....


Trump issues warning to North Korea, tweets 'military solutions are in place'

Published Aug. 11 2017

President Donald Trump has issued an urgent warning to North Korea on Twitter.

In new threat, Trump demands North Korea 'get their act together'

Published Aug. 10 2017

Issuing a new threat to North Korea, President Donald Trump demanded that North Korea "get their act together" or face...

Trump declares opioid crisis a 'national emergency'

Published Aug. 10 2017

President Donald Trump is officially declaring the opioid crisis a "national emergency."

Trump warns North Korea of 'fire and fury' as nuke threat worsens

Published Aug. 8 2017

President Donald Trump threatened North Korea "with fire and fury like the world has never seen" on Tuesday after suggestions...

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner rejects Democrats' call to borrow billions for bill backlog

Published Aug. 7 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner has rebuffed borrowing billions of dollars to pay long-overdue state bills.

Trump: My base is stronger than ever, despite 2020 rumblings

Published Aug. 7 2017

President Donald Trump is insisting his support is stronger than ever.

Vice President Mike Pence slams report on possible 2020 presidential groundwork

Published Aug. 6 2017

Vice President Mike Pence has pushed back against a news report suggesting he is laying groundwork for a possible presidential...

Huff, puff, pass? Attorney general's pot fury not echoed by task force

Published Aug. 4 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has warned of a crackdown on marijuana. But documents obtained by The Associated Press show he's...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions vows crackdown on leaks of classified information

Published Aug. 4 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged on Friday to rein in government leaks that he said undermine American security, taking an...

Youth rally in support of 'Dreamers' program outside Pence's Tennessee visit

Published Aug. 3 2017

As Vice President Mike Pence addressed Tennessee Republicans at their annual political fundraiser here Thursday, several dozen immigrant students from...

Corker urges Trump to 'fire every single person' suspected of leaking or infighting

Published Aug. 3 2017

Sen. Bob Corker urged the Trump administration to clean house after after an "unseemly" series of leaks, including transcripts of...