Politics

Congress lets states block some Planned…

The Senate has voted to let states block federal family planning money from going to Planned Parenthood affiliates and other abortion providers

Trump in 2006: 'I like nepotism'

Speaking to Larry King in 2006, Donald Trump said he "likes nepotism," adding, "if you can't take care of your kids..."

North Carolina passes bill to roll back 'bathroom…

State's general assembly votes to undo controversial law

Hawaii Judge Extends Restraining Order Against…

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson granted a motion by the state of Hawaii to convert the temporary restraining order into a preliminary injunction.

Florida Congresswoman Wants White House To Pay…

A Florida congresswoman wants the White House to pay for some of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago trips or stay out. Jose Sepulveda(@josesepulvedatv) has more.

Department Of Energy Might Stop Talking About…

A Politico report says one Energy Department official asked his staff not to use phrases related to climate change.

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Kansas House advances tougher amusement ride law

A Kansas House member whose 10-year-old son died last summer on a water park slide spoke to his colleagues on the subject for the first time Thursday shortly before they voted unanimously to strengthen inspection rules for amusement rides

2 Senate Dems to vote for Trump's Supreme Court…

Two Senate Democrats facing tough re-elections next year in Republican states said Thursday they would vote for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee as another colleague warned of the political risks in voting to block Judge Neil Gorsuch

Spicer grilled on Nunes' sources

Press Secretary Sean Spicer faces questions about a New York Times story that reported two White House officials gave Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) intelligence reports that showed President Trump and his associates' conversations were incidentally collected by intelligence agencies.

Freedom Caucus member glad to have the…

Rep. Mo Brooks says his group is willing to fight in the battle over health care reform on 'America's News HQ'

Senate Intel Committee Presents United Front On…

Sens. Richard Burr and Mark Warner vowed to probe Russia's interference in the U.S. election "wherever the intelligence leads it."

Two 'Bridgegate' Officials Are Heading To Prison

Two former New Jersey officials will serve time in prison for orchestrating lane closures that led to a dayslong traffic jam in 2013.

Candidates: Gubernatorial front-runner violated…

A New Jersey gubernatorial candidate says the front-runner in the race should be punished for setting up political groups before officially entering the contest

White House tells Russia probers: Come see intel…

The Trump administration invites lawmakers from both parties to view classified material it says relates to surveillance of the president's associates

Witness' blistering words about Trump

Clint Watts, senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, says President Trump used active Russian measures against his opponents during the 2016 election.

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Spicer: Trump's Freedom Caucus tweet speaks for…

White House press secretary addresses division within GOP, media's focus on process instead of substance

The Fight To Repeal Obamacare Might Not Be Over

Some House Republicans are reportedly reviving negotiations to repeal the Obama-era legislation.

Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare For All' Health Care…

Also known as single-payer health care, the plan would expand the safety net for people over 65 to all Americans.

Feds pull student aid tool after potential data breach

Families applying for federal student aid are facing extra hurdles this year after a potential data breach led federal officials to remove an online tool that smoothed the process

White House vows to fight latest ruling blocking…

A U.S. judge in Hawaii has extended his decision to block President Donald Trump's revised travel ban while the state's lawsuit works its way through the courts

Witness: Russia targeted Rubio, Ryan

Clint Watts, senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, says that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) were targeted by pro-Russia social media accounts.

Press questions Trumps deal-making skills

Bias Bash: Justin Duckham on the medias questioning if President Trump can cut a deal with congress when it comes to tax reform

White House Staff Also Plans To Skip The…

The staff says the decision not to attend is in "solidarity" with President Donald Trump, who said in February he won't be there.

Government Watchdog Agrees To Look Into Trump's…

The Government Accountability Office decided to look into Trump's trips to the Florida resort in response to a request from Democratic lawmakers.

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As war in Afghanistan drags on, Russia resurrects…

As America's effort to end 16 years of war in Afghanistan yields little progress, Russia is resurrecting its own interest in the "graveyard of empires."

AP-NORC Poll: Most disapprove of Trump, except on…

A new survey shows most Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's performance, but they're more positive about how he's handling the economy

Ryan: I don't want to work with Dems

House Speaker Paul Ryan says he has no interest in working with Democrats on getting health care legislation passed. CNN's Phil Mattingly reports this is a calculated effort by Ryan to spook the right of his conference into working with Trump.