Government 'needs a good shutdown,' frustrated Trump tweets

Published May. 3 2017

President Donald Trump declared Tuesday the U.S. government "needs a good shutdown" this fall to fix a "mess" in the...

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi tells Fisk University students to mobilize against prejudice

Published May. 2 2017

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Monday told a group of graduating students at Fisk University to mobilize against prejudice...

Lawmakers reach agreement on $1 trillion-plus spending bill

Published Apr. 30 2017

Top Capitol Hill negotiators reached a hard-won agreement on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day...


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Chattanooga area residents, politicians, activists reflect on Trump's start

Published Apr. 29 2017

In Chattanooga, how well President Donald Trump has performed in his first 30 days depends on whom you ask.

UPDATE: Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown

Published Apr. 28 2017

Congress took the easy way out to keep the government open on the eve of Donald Trump's 100th day in...

Trump assures NRA he'll support gun rights [video]

Published Apr. 28 2017

President Donald Trump has taken the stage at the NRA annual meeting — a return to the most powerful gun...

Trump tells NRA: 'You have a true friend' in White House [video]

Published Apr. 28 2017

President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for gun rights Friday, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that "the...

Senate confirms Alex Acosta as Trump's secretary of labor

Published Apr. 27 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Thursday confirmed Alex Acosta as secretary of labor, filling out President Donald Trump's cabinet...

Bill introduced to expand wilderness in Polk, Monroe counties

Published Apr. 27 2017

Tennessee's two U.S. senators and a House colleague have introduced a bill that would expand wilderness lands in the Cherokee...

Trump: National monuments a 'massive federal land grab'

Published Apr. 26 2017

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of dozens of national...

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore running for U.S. Senate

Published Apr. 26 2017

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice and gay marriage opponent Roy Moore announced Wednesday he is running for U.S. Senate.

Lawmakers say Flynn did not inform U.S. government about payments from Turkey, Russia

Published Apr. 25 2017

Two members of Congress say fired National Security Adviser Flynn shouldn't have accepted money from Russia, Turkey.


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Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

Published Apr. 24 2017

The Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be agriculture secretary in President Donald Trump's administration as...

Obama to deliver first post-presidency speech in Chicago

Published Apr. 24 2017

Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the place where...

The senior Bernie Sanders backs party youth to remake Democrats

Published Apr. 20 2017

Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on...

Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

Published Apr. 18 2017

he Trump administration has notified Congress that Iran is complying with the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by...

NCAA returns events to North Carolina after state rolls back LGBT law

Published Apr. 18 2017

The NCAA has awarded coveted men's basketball tournament games and other events to North Carolina, effectively ending a boycott that...

Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8

Published Apr. 18 2017

In a shock announcement, Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for an early general election to be held June...

Mark Green opponents using September speech in Chattanooga against him

Published Apr. 15 2017

A Slate magazine columnist has seized on Tennessee Sen. Mark Green's appearance at the Chattanooga Tea Party last year to...

Cutting Trump slack: Voters forgive reversals, to a point

Published Apr. 14 2017

What's wrong with being flexible? All presidents change their minds. He's only human.

WATCH: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb

Published Apr. 14 2017

The attack on a tunnel complex in remote eastern Afghanistan with the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by...

Trump declares U.S.-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

Published Apr. 12 2017

Laying bare deep and dangerous divisions on Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that U.S. relations with...

Rolling Stone settles lawsuit over discredited rape story, but other lawsuits continue

Published Apr. 12 2017

Rolling Stone magazine settled a University of Virginia administrator's lawsuit over its discredited story about a rape on campus, but...