Politics

AP sources: US to say China among worst on human…

AP sources: Trump administration plans to downgrade China in its latest report on human trafficking, putting the Asian power in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria

Should the cameras be on during the WH press…

Political panel debates the plan for the briefs

Ramadan Has Ended, And For The White House, So…

Since 1996, every White House administration has celebrated Ramadan with an Iftar or Eid dinner, but the tradition ended this year.

A Lot Of People Think Justice Kennedy Is Retiring…

Justice Anthony Kennedy is almost 81 years old, and people think he might step down from the Supreme Court pretty soon.

Feds looking into Bernie Sanders' wife over real…

A spokesman for the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says she has hired a lawyer as federal investigators examine a real estate deal involving a Vermont college she once ran

Prosecutors use Joe Arpaio's immigration talk…

Prosecutors trying to convict former Sheriff Joe Arpaio of violating a court order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants displayed comments he made in news releases and TV interviews in which he bragged about immigration enforcement

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Breaking down SCOTUS cases under the Trump…

The high court sides with a church in a religious-rights case

Why Trump Made It Easier To Fire VA Employees

President Trump signed the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act in response to scandals at VA hospitals.

2 GOP lawmakers take seats after special election…

The Republican winner of the most expensive House race ever took her seat representing Atlanta's outskirts, along with a South Carolina Republican who claimed a narrower-than-expected victory to retain a strongly Republican seat

The Latest: Trump travel ban takes effect Thursday

The State Department says it will start implementing President Donald Trump's ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries Thursday morning

Illinois could enter third fiscal year without…

State faces financial crisis as Republican governor and Democratic lawmakers remain at odds; Jeff Flock reports from Chicago

Longtime Trump ally defends qualifications for housing job

A longtime Donald Trump ally named chief of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's regional office in New York and New Jersey is defending her qualifications

CNN retracts story about supposed Russian meeting

CNN wasn't talking Monday about why it had to retract an online story about a meeting between an associate of President Donald Trump and the head of a Russian investment fund

Koch brothers raise concerns with GOP

Wealthy Republican donors warn window to pass President Trump's agenda is shrinking; reaction from Kevin McCullough, conservative syndicated radio host, and Brad Gerstman, Democratic strategist

Interior Department OKs survey for Alaska wilderness road

The U.S. Interior Department has granted Alaska permission to survey wilderness within a national wildlife refuge for a possible road

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Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million…

CBO estimates the Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026 than under President Barack Obama's health care law.

Trump slams Obama's handling of Russia election…

President tweets criticism of former administration, says Obama didn't want to 'rock the boat'; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports from Washington

The Latest: New Georgia, South Carolina lawmakers sworn in

The winner of the most expensive House race ever as well as a South Carolina Republican who claimed a narrower-than-expected victory are now members of Congress

UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but…

British Prime Minister Theresa May has struck a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party Monday that is designed to give her minority government enough support in Parliament to endorse her legislative agenda

Gen. Dunford arrives in Afghanistan to finalize…

New US strategy includes sending 4,000 troops to Afghanistan; national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin reports from the Pentagon

The Latest: 3 GOP senators threaten to oppose…

Threats of opposition from three Republican senators are casting doubt on whether GOP leaders have enough support to move ahead on the Senate health care bill

No immediate ruling on fate of Texas' 'sanctuary…

A federal judge is considering whether a new Texas "sanctuary cities" crackdown backed by the Trump administration can take effect

What's lost when the White House holds fewer live…

Sean Spicer says the briefing is just a small part of how the administration engages with the media; Emily Shire, politics editor at Bustle, and Guy Benson, Fox News contributor and political editor at townhall.com, join the debate

The Latest: Trump says US-India relationship never better

President Donald Trump says the U.S. relationship with India has "never been better" as he hosts a dinner for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House

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Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger…

President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi have heralded an increasingly close strategic partnership after their first meeting at the White House

CNN reportedly imposing strict new rules on…

Fox News media analyst Howard Kurtz reacts to fallout over Anthony Scaramucci story retraction

Supreme Court sides with same-sex couples in…

The Supreme Court has ruled for same-sex couples who complained an Arkansas birth certificate law discriminated against them.