Politics

Shutdown? New president, same old government…

The issues are different and Republicans now control Congress and the White House, but the same gridlock and partisan brinksmanship of the past eight years have lawmakers scrambling to avoid a government shutdown this week

Napolitano: Can Trump get tax cuts through…

Freedom Watch: Judge Andrew Napolitano and Charles Gasparino discuss whether President Trump can get tax cuts passed without cutting spending

Trump Backs Off Wall Deal, Would Settle For…

As the 100-day mark approaches, President Trump backs down from his demand for wall funding to avoid a government shutdown.

State Department Accused Of Promoting Trump's Mar…

Ethics lawyers said an article posted on an official State Department blog violated U.S. law prohibiting the use of public office for private gain.

Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold funding from sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration authorities is on hold

Sabers rattle amid Korean standoff, WH to brief…

North Korea conducts live-fire artillery drills and a U.S. guided-missile submarine arrives in South Korea, escalating the standoff over the North's nuclear weapons program

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Julie Roginsky calls out Sessions, 'racist…

The Clapback This week Julie Roginsky claps back at AG Jeff Sessions and his comments on 'a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific'

Congress Is Its Own Obstacle In Russia Probe

The Senate faces investigative inexperience and a lack of full-time staff while the House deals with ethics questions and partisanship.

Obama's Back In Public And Hinting At What He…

Barack Obama's first public appearance since his presidency contained a few hints at what he's planning to do for his next job.

Lawmakers suggest former Trump aide Flynn broke…

The leaders of a House committee say President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate U.S. law when he failed to seek permission or inform the government about accepting money from Russian organizations

Officials promoting inclusivity after Trump rise…

Three leaders of an Alaska fishing community who sponsored a resolution to promote inclusivity after the election of President Donald Trump are fighting efforts to recall them from office

Spicer: Committee has docs it is supposed to have…

White House press secretary responds to a question about the former national security adviser

US Sanctions 271 Syrians After Suspected Sarin…

It's part of the Trump administration's response to the deadly attack on Syrian civilians.

The Proposed Border Project Could Shut Down The…

As Congress works to strike a budget deal, President Donald Trump is using the deadline to push his U.S.-Mexico border barrier agenda.

Wisconsin dairy farmers face spoiling market…

A handful of Wisconsin dairy farmers whose Canada market evaporated in a trade dispute were weighing offers from new buyers on Tuesday, but others were running out of time before an expiring contract risked putting them out of business

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DeVos tours Virginia school to stress needs of…

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is highlighting the need to help children of military families transition into new schools as their parents are moving from one assignment to the next

Ross: Trump wants to renegotiate NAFTA, stalled…

Secretary of Commerce responds to a question from John Roberts

No sign probes into Russia, Trump campaign will…

An FBI investigation and congressional probes into the Trump campaign and contacts with Russia continue to shadow the administration, each new development a focus of White House press briefings and attention on Capitol Hill

GOP drops US-Mexico wall demands as spending…

Congressional negotiators are inching toward a potential agreement on a catchall spending bill that would deny President Donald Trump's request for immediate funding to construct a wall along the Mexico border

Trump administration on same page over North…

The debate continues on 'Overtime'

The Latest: DOJ says it will still enforce immigration law

The Trump administration says a federal court ruling blocking its order cutting off funding to sanctuary cities does not stop it from enforcing immigration law

States alarmed by laser strikes on aircraft are…

Michigan is poised to join a growing list of states that are making it a crime to attack aircraft with lasers, which endanger pilots and passengers

Lawmakers say Flynn may have violated law after…

Catherine Herridge reports from Capitol Hill

GOP senator regrets saying guy in tutu 'kind of asks for it'

A Republican senator from Wyoming says he regrets a poor choice of words after telling students a man who wears a tutu to a bar and gets into fights "kind of asks for it."

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The Latest: Trump says border wall will be built…

President Donald Trump is insisting his promised wall along the Southern border will be built by the end of his first term in office

Are farmers backing the Trump administration's…

David Mercer and Brad Blakeman on the White House's approach to rural America

Wisconsin AG: Undercover campaign videos reveal no crime

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has concluded that secretly recorded videos of a Democratic activist bragging about deploying troublemakers at Donald Trump campaign rallies show no evidence that any laws were broken