Trump blasts 'stupidity' of US immigration laws

Published Feb. 6 2018

President Donald Trump says the "stupidity" of the nation's immigration laws is allowing violent gangs like MS-13 to flourish in...

White House chief: Dreamers not priority for deportation

Published Feb. 6 2018

The White House chief of staff says "Dreamers" would not be a priority for deportation, even if their Obama-era protections...

House committee votes to release Democrats' classified memo

Published Feb. 6 2018

The House intelligence committee's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election spun further into charges and counter-charges among angry...

House Republicans working on averting another shutdown

Published Feb. 6 2018

House Republican leaders have come out with a plan to keep the government open for six more weeks while Washington...

As stocks plunge, Trump hits Democrats for non-support on economy

Published Feb. 6 2018

President Donald Trump accused congressional Democrats on Monday of being "un-American" and perhaps even treasonous for refusing to cheer positive...

House panel votes to release Democratic memo on Russia probe

Published Feb. 5 2018

The House intelligence committee voted unanimously Monday night to release a Democratic rebuttal to the GOP's memo on the Russia...

Cities and states take the lead on banning bump stocks

Published Feb. 5 2018

In the immediate aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, there was a fevered pitch to ban...

Era of trillion-dollar budget deficits is making a comeback

Published Feb. 5 2018

The era of trillion-dollar budget deficits is about to make a comeback — and a brewing budget deal could mean...

Democratic, GOP lawmakers: Memo doesn't clear Trump in probe

Published Feb. 4 2018

President Donald Trump was wrong to assert that a GOP-produced classified memo on FBI surveillance powers cleared him in the...

Trump: Service members make Super Bowl Sunday possible

Published Feb. 4 2018

President Donald Trump expressed appreciation for U.S. service members on Super Bowl Sunday, saying their bravery and sacrifice help make...

Abortion is a focus of early action in legislative sessions

Published Feb. 3 2018

Republicans who control a majority of the nation's statehouses are considering a wide range of abortion legislation that could test...

Trump claims memo 'totally vindicates' him in Russia probe

Published Feb. 3 2018

President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed complete vindication from a congressional memo that alleges the FBI abused its surveillance powers...


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Not all details in GOP memo help undercut Mueller probe

Published Feb. 3 2018

President Donald Trump and his supporters are using a congressional memo alleging FBI surveillance abuse to raise questions about the...

Big pay gains for US workers contribute to Wall St. sell-off

Published Feb. 2 2018

Pay raises, the U.S. economy's Achilles' heel in its long recovery from the Great Recession, finally showed signs of accelerating...

GOP legislators looking for a winning formula in 2018

Published Feb. 2 2018

Congressional Republicans have gathered at a West Virginia resort in search of a winning election-year agenda. The best they have...

Emails: Pruitt monitored changes to EPA webpages on climate

Published Feb. 2 2018

Newly released emails show Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt personally monitored efforts last year to excise much of the...

James Comey defends FBI, takes aim at 'weasels and liars'

Published Feb. 2 2018

Former FBI Director James Comey has defended the agency on Twitter, writing, "All should appreciate the FBI speaking up. I...

Tax bill beginning to deliver bigger paychecks to workers

Published Feb. 2 2018

The contentious tax overhaul is beginning to deliver a change that many will welcome — bigger paychecks.

White House: Trump will clear way for publication of classified memo

Published Feb. 1 2018

Over the strong objections of his own Justice Department, President Donald Trump will clear the way for the publication of...

GOP lawmakers put medical skills to work after train crash [photos]

Published Feb. 1 2018

Republican members of Congress with medical experience put their skills to work after a train carrying dozens of them crashed...

FBI in public fight with Trump over releasing Russia memo

Published Feb. 1 2018

In a remarkably public clash of wills with the White House, the FBI declared Wednesday it has "grave concerns" about...


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Trump infrastructure plan seeks to shift burden to states

Published Jan. 31 2018

When President Donald Trump called for a $1.5 trillion infrastructure investment in his State of the Union address, he didn't...

Analysts say Trump comments bad news for North Korea

Published Jan. 31 2018

President Donald Trump's fiery comments on North Korea reflected confidence that his campaign of pressure and sanctions on the country...