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ISIS fighters escape from US-backed detention in Syria

A small number of ISIS detainees have "recently" escaped from detention by US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, accord...

Robert Mueller and his pursuit of justice

In the early 1990s, Robert Mueller had just left one of the most powerful posts in America's criminal justice system:...

Debunking 'single greatest Witch Hunt in American history'

President Donald Trump has spent much of the last year running down special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investig...

FBI tip line caller described Nikolas Cruz as 'about to explode'

When a woman close to the Parkland, Florida, school shooter called an FBI tip line in early January, she described a ...

New indictment accuses Manafort of paying European politicians

New charges were filed late Friday against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in the special counsel invest...

No. 2 GOP senator: Raising age limit for rifles may not save lives, nor have enough votes to pass

The second-ranking Senate Republican broke with President Donald Trump on Friday when he told CNN that the President'...

FCC chair gets 'courage under fire' award for overseeing net neutrality repeal

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission was awarded a handmade rifle by the National Rifle Association ...

Sources: Coral Springs police upset at some Broward deputies for not entering school

When Coral Springs police officers arrived at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February ...

DHS Deputy Secretary Elaine Duke leaving Trump administration

Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Elaine Duke will leave the Trump administration in April after serving a year in t...

Ivanka Trump practices diplomacy on South Korea Olympics trip

Ivanka Trump is leading the US delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony, and the trip has thus far pro...

Arrests of immigrants, especially non-criminals, way up in Trump's first year

In his first year in office, President Donald Trump's administration's arrests of immigrants -- especially those with...

The one very big question about Rick Gates' plea deal

After weeks of rumors, it became official Friday afternoon: ...

Indian Health Services nominee withdraws after report said he misrepresented credentials

Trump administration's nominee Robert Weaver withdrew his name Wednesday from consideration to lead the Indian Health...

Arizona GOP congressional candidate swept up in sexting case

A week before the primary in the Arizona House special election, a leading Republican candidate's campaign is being r...

Car intentionally hits security barrier near White House

A passenger vehicle intentionally hit a security barrier near the White House on Friday, a law enforcement source tol...

Embattled company plagiarized bid for Puerto Rico hot meal contract, senators say

The company that failed to deliver nearly all of the hot meals it promised to Puerto Ricans after Hurricane Maria pla...

Arizona US Senate candidate Kelli Ward endorses higher minimum age for firearms purchases

Kelli Ward, an anti-establishment conservative Republican running for the Senate in Arizona, told CNN she is "not opp...

CPAC goes full Trump for 2018

A little more than eight months before he won the White House in 2016, candidate Donald Trump, faced with the threat ...

Trump says armed school officer in Parkland didn't 'love the children'

President Donald Trump continued to criticize the armed school resource officer in Parkland, Florida, who stayed outs...

Russia's most advanced fighter arrives in Syria

Russia has sent its most advanced fighter jet to Syria, a US military official tells CNN. It's a deployment that coul...

Trump: Kelly to decide Kushner security clearance

President Donald Trump said Friday he will not decide himself whether to allow Jared Kushner, his son-in-law, to keep...

Supreme Court sets travel ban arguments for final day of term

The Supreme Court announced Friday that it would hear oral arguments concerning the legality of the latest version of...

Trump reads 'The Snake,' repurposed as anti-immigrant poem, at CPAC

President Donald Trump read the lyrics of an anti-immigrant song titled "The Snake" on Friday, reverting to a campaig...

Olympian Rippon says he would now 'totally' speak with Pence

Figure skater Adam Rippon said Friday he would now take a phone call from Vice President Mike Pence after reportedly ...

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti dismisses 'Kardashian' stereotype in South Carolina debut

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, introducing himself to local party leaders and voters in this critical presidential ...

US plans to move embassy to Jerusalem in May

The Trump administration will move its US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, the State Department a...

Trump stands by campaign pledge of building wall, blames Democrats for stalled immigration debate

President Donald Trump stood by his signature campaign pledge of building a campaign wall along the US border with Me...

Read Rick Gates' plea document

Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty Friday afternoon to two ...

Trump campaign aide Rick Gates pleads guilty in Mueller investigation

Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates pleaded guilty Friday to two criminal charges in special counsel Rob...

Why the NRA is so powerful on Capitol Hill, by the numbers

When 17-year-old student Cameron Kasky took the microphone at CNN's town hall on Wednesday night, he put Florida Repu...

Donald Trump stokes a totally false idea on the 2nd Amendment in CPAC speech

President Donald Trump spent the last two days insisting that he was ready to find compromise on gun control measures...

Trump on his hair: 'I try like hell to hide that bald spot, folks'

President Donald Trump told an audience of conservative activists on Friday morning that he "tries like hell to hide"...

WH trying to keep Kushner involved on sensitive issues without Trump's intervention

Officials at the White House have been working to devise a plan this week that would allow Jared Kushner to continue ...

Gillibrand urges Senate to take up sexual harassment bill

Nearly one month after the House of Representatives passed sexual harassment legislation to reform the way lawmakers'...

Trump: Parkland deputy 'didn't have the courage'

President Donald Trump said Friday that the armed school resource officer who stayed outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas...

Democratic governors ready to take action on gun control

Four Democratic governors from the Northeast have ...

Here's definitive proof that a good guy with a gun doesn't always stop a bad guy with a gun

When the shooting started at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last Wednesday, there was an armed deputy in the bu...

After Parkland, Steyer pledges $1M to register high schoolers to vote

In the wake of the Parkland school shooting, a billionaire Democratic donor is pledging $1 million to help young peop...

CBS poll: Nearly two-thirds back stricter gun laws

Americans back stricter gun laws by a nearly 2-to-1 margin, according to ...

Allies urge Trump to not go further on gun control measures

President Donald Trump's aides and outside allies are attempting to convince him that he has done enough when it come...

Trump announces new North Korea sanctions

President Donald Trump announced Friday that the US Treasury Department is imposing new sanctions against ...

Thomas, conservatives impatient at Supreme Court's inaction on 2nd Amendment

What's the Supreme Court done about the 2nd Amendment lately? Not much, to the deep frustration of Justice Clarence T...

Freewheeling Trump at CPAC touts armed teacher proposal

A freewheeling President Donald Trump offered a political greatest hits reel Friday to the highest-profile right-wing...

At CPAC, Trump's base trusts him on guns

In the aftermath of a high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead, President Donald Trump is ...

Four huge obstacles for Congress to do something on gun control

As pressure mounts for congressional action on gun control, it's unclear just how much can be done given the thick po...

Democratic House candidate apologizes after 'crusty old Marine' comment

A Democratic candidate for Congress is apologizing after reportedly making ...

In #ArmMeWith movement, teachers ask to be armed -- but not with guns

Teachers have taken to social media in the midst of a gun control debate following the Parkland, Florida, school shoo...

Trump defends the NRA as a group of 'patriots' who want to 'do the right thing'

President Donald Trump defended the National Rifle Association on Thursday, saying he believes the organization wants...

Title of Don Jr.'s remarks in India changes amid backlash over conflicts

As Donald Trump Jr. prepared to take the stage Friday at a conference for business leaders in New Delhi after a nearl...

Mueller files new charges against Manafort and Gates

Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed new charges against former Donald Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and...

Investigators looking into bodyguard's affair with mayor find nude photos in emails

Newly discovered nude cell phone photos may be evidence Nashville's mayor and her former security chief were having a...

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens indicted

Missouri GOP Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted on Thursday ...

Eric Greitens is in deep, deep trouble

The indictment of Missouri Republ...

US immigration agency updates statement to no longer say 'nation of immigrants'

The agency in charge of US immigration services has updated its mission statement to no longer include the phrase "na...

US State spokesperson on Syria: 'I don't know what some of you expect us to do'

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert struggled to describe specific steps the State Department and Secretary o...

WaPo: Key Russian oligarch in touch with Russia, Assad before mercenaries attacked US troops

Before a Russian mercenary attack on US and allied forces in Syria earlier this month, the Russian oligarch believed ...

As conservatives party at CPAC, it's liberalism that's on the rise

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference is meeting this week in Maryland, and in some ways, it's a good t...

Sources: Mueller probe stymies Kushner security clearance

Jared Kushner has been unable to obtain a full security clearance in part because of special counsel Robert Mueller's...

1 guaranteed way to change the gun debate

We may well be in the midst of a landmark moment in the long and controversial history of the politics of guns in Ame...

What Bill Nelson got totally wrong in Wednesday's guns town hall

At Wednesday night's town hall on guns, Sen....

Kansas Republican backs raising age to buy semiautomatic rifles

Sen. Pat Roberts is voicing support for restricting access to semiautomatic rifles for those under the age of 21....

Ted Cruz embraces Trump ahead of re-election

Up for a second Senate term in Texas this year, "Lyin' Ted" Cruz, as President Donald Trump nicknamed him, is suddenl...

Senator questions mine safety official's industry ties

The man in charge of mine safety under the Trump administration is facing more scrutiny about his ties to an industry...

Nelson's town hall comments show he is gearing up for a race against Scott for Florida Senate seat

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson attended CNN's town hall on Wednesday night to talk about school safety and gun violence....

Trump faces tough odds in pressing Congress and the NRA on guns

President Donald Trump, carefully attuned to the emotional national debate unfolding after last week's school shootin...

House Republicans gear up for hearings on bipartisan opioid crisis legislation

House Republicans will hold a hearing next week on a series of bipartisan bills to address patient safety and enforce...

Congress' Republican leaders silent so far on Trump's gun proposals

President Donald Trump is making a fresh -- if unexpected -- push for some gun law reforms following a tragic mass sh...

Carter to speak at Liberty University despite feuding with founder

Former President Jimmy Carter will be Liberty's University's commencement speaker this year, his first visit to the C...

Trump proposes bonuses for teachers who get gun training

President Donald Trump spent Thursday gr...

4 things to know about White House Correspondents' Dinner entertainer Michelle Wolf

The White House Correspondents' Association has tapped "Daily Show" contributor Michelle Wolf as the featured enterta...

5 things we've learned about our gun politics in the last 24 hours

The last 24 hours have featured a more intense -- and, generally speaking, more honest -- national conversation about...

NRA bashes liberals while victims plead for change in America's split-screen moment

A week after the latest massacre that traumatized America, the political dimensions of the new fight for gun law refo...

Top WH lawyer details Trump admin's 'larger plan' to shrink regulatory state

White House counsel Don McGahn offered his take Thursday on the Trump administration's efforts to slash regulations, ...

Menendez co-defendant sentenced to 17 years in separate case

Dr. Salomon Melgen, the alleged co-conspirator in the corruption case of Sen. Bob Menendez, was sentenced to 17 years...

Ivanka Trump becomes an attack line in Nevada GOP primary

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller's Republican primary challenger is trying to tie him to Ivanka Trump as a way to cast him as ...

NRA chief accuses Democrats of pushing 'socialist' agenda in wake of Florida shooting

The head of the biggest gun lobby in the US has accused Democrats of pushing a "socialist" agenda to deprive gun owne...

Boston mayor on gun violence: 'There's something wrong with our system'

In the wake of the Parkland school shooting, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh suggested that there needs to be a federal move...

Woman tied to former GOP Rep. Tim Murphy's resignation is running for Congress

The woman whose affair with former Rep. Tim Murphy ultimately led to his resignation is now running for Congress, acc...

Trump says he's thinking about pulling ICE from California

President Donald Trump declared on Thursday he was considering withdrawing Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents...

FBI says 'processes' not followed on Parkland shooter tip

Nearly a week after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, a top FBI official acknowledged that proper protocols w...

Special elections are good for Democrats, but beware the margin of error

Democrats have been winning elections in places they aren't supposed to since Donald Trump became President.On...

McMaster could leave WH after months of tension with Trump

With tensions flaring between President Donald Trump and national security adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, the Pentag...

Obama cheers on 'fearless students' of Parkland

Former President Barack Obama voiced his support Thursday for the "fearless students" of Parkland, Florida, telling t...

Evangelist Billy Graham to lie in honor at US Capitol next week

The Rev. Billy Graham will lie in honor in the US Capitol rotunda beginning next week, House Speaker Paul Ryan said i...

Pence addresses gun debate by touting school safety at CPAC

Vice President Mike Pence told the audience at a conservative gathering outside Washington on Thursday that the "the ...

Trump defends NRA amid gun law debate

President Donald Trump defended the National Rifle Association on Thursday as a nationwide debate boils on gun contro...

NRA spox: 'Many in legacy media love mass shootings'

A National Rifle Association spokeswoman argued Thursday that "many in legacy media love mass shootings" during a spe...

Rubio says banning semiautomatic rifles is 'well outside' mainstream

Sen. Marco Rubio is defending his stance against a ban on semiautomatic rifles after he signaled an openness to limit...

Transcript: Stoneman students' questions to lawmakers and the NRA at the CNN town hall

Survivors of the massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, took center stage at a...

Trump pushes suggestions to prevent gun violence

President Donald Trump sought Thursday morning to firm up his political positions on the swirling gun debate while al...

Rubio takes the heat but finds his voice during CNN gun town hall

He didn't look like "Little Marco."In fact, Florida's junior senator finally seemed more like the substantial ...

Ivanka Trump is South Korea-bound for Olympics closing ceremony

Ivanka Trump is headed to South Korea on Thursday, where she will lead the presidential delegation to the closing cer...

Facing critics, Rubio steps into heated gun debate and signals willingness to change laws

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, facing an outraged constituent audience of school shooting survivors Wednesday, ...

Grieving Parkland father to Trump: 'I'm not going to sleep until it is fixed'

The father of a victim killed at the Florida high school shooting last week raised his frustrations during a ...

6 things Marco Rubio said at the CNN town hall that made news in the US gun debate

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, facing high school students Wednesday night who survived the Parkland, Florida, ...

Students at town hall to Washington, NRA: Guns are the problem, do something

They were angry and frustrated. And given the chance to face the lawmakers and others who can make their lives safer,...

Parkland congressman: 'It's not too soon, it's too late' to talk about gun control

Rep. Ted Deutch said "it is too late" to be having the conversation about gun control after 17 people were killed las...

NRA spokesperson: 'Insane monster' shouldn't have been able to get a firearm

Dana Loesch, the spokesperson for the National Rifle Association, says a shooter who killed 17 people last week at a ...

Father of teen slain in Florida school massacre slams Rubio on gun stances

Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jamie was murdered during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting last week...

Superintendent: 'We don't need to put guns in the hands of teachers'

The superintendent for the district that includes the Florida high school where 17 people were shot last week said ar...

More than 800,000 students live in school districts where shootings have happened

One school shooting after another has struck communities across the country, and the toll goes beyond the dead and wo...

The Point: 8 numbers on guns that matter

The gun debate is heating up, again, in the wake of the slayings of 17 people one week ago at a school in Parkland, F...

Here's what Congress is investigating from the Obama administration

President Donald Trump requested the FBI investigate how the Obama administration was involved in Russian meddling in...

Flake backs bill to raise age to buy AR-15 style weapons

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake announced Wednesday he's backing a bill to increase the minimum age to buy a semi-automati...

NRA rejects idea of raising minimum age to buy rifles

The National Rifle Association is rejecting ideas to raise the minimum age for purchasing rifles.The idea of k...

Congresswoman claims most mass shooters are Democrats

Rep. Claudia Tenney, an upstate New York Republican who is up for re-election in one of the most competitive congress...

Trump's note card for Parkland shooting discussion: 'I hear you'

President Donald Trump heard emotional stories Wednesday from people affected by the nation's deadliest school shooti...

Kelli Ward's DC charm offensive

Arizona US Senate hopeful Kelli Ward is here to show conservatives that she's not crazy -- and to convince them that ...

Could this gun control push end differently? History says ... maybe

A group of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School got their first, bitter taste of gun control politics o...

Sessions weathers yet another Trump Twitter taunt

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is unlikely to go anywhere soon, despite ...

Trump's approval rating dips to 37%, new poll finds

President Donald Trump's approval rating has dipped back below 40%, a new poll released Wednesday found.Trump'...

Trump says 'the facts' prove he's tougher on Russia than Obama -- they don't

President Donald Trump declared Tuesday on Twitter that "the facts" prove he's been tougher on Russia than his predec...

Donald Trump vs. John Kelly vs. Jared Kushner vs. Jeff Sessions vs. H.R. McMaster

The most common complaint in any White House when it comes to how the media cover a president and his administration ...

Trebek will moderate Pennsylvania gubernatorial debate

Answer: He is a quiz show host-turned-political debate moderator.If you said, "Who is Alex Trebek?" you'd be r...

New sealed filing in Manafort and Gates case

Paul Manafort and Rick Gates' case has added a new criminal charge or charges as of Wednesday, though whether the act...

Schiff memo may finally see the light of day

The House Intelligence Committee's top Democrat says he hopes to release this week the Democratic memo that pushes ba...

Trump challenges Sessions to investigate Obama, Democrats on Russia

President Donald Trump, after being crit...

What Donald Trump's quote on Billy Graham tells you about Donald Trump

On Wednesday morning, legendary pastor Billy...

Supreme Court says terrorism victims can't seize Iranian artifacts from US museums

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that victims of terrorist attacks cannot seize Iranian antiquities currently on loa...

US presidents mourn death of Billy Graham

US presidents mourned the loss Wednesday of evangelist Billy Graham, who served as a spiritual counsel and personal c...

Florida's gun vote was going to fail, even before Parkland

On Tuesday night, even as 100 or so students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were making their way to the s...

Sanders to publish book, 'Where We Go From Here,' after midterms

Sen. Bernie Sanders will publish a book titled "Where We Go From Here" a week after the 2018 midterm elections, St. M...

Kirsten Gillibrand swears off cursing for Lent

New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who last year made headlines ...

Kentucky Democrat wins state House seat in Trump stronghold

Democrats claimed a landslide victory in a special election for a Kentucky House district that voted heavily for Dona...

How AR-15-style guns, such as the one used in Parkland shooting, are legal

After multiple instances of gun violence -- such as the Parkland, Florida, high school mass shooting that left 17 dea...

NRA to participate in CNN town hall

The National Rifle Association will participate in CNN's nationally televised town hall Wednesday with students, pare...

Kushner-Kelly divide deepens over security clearance overhaul

White House chief of staff John Kelly has been locked in an internal struggle with President Donald Trump's son-in-la...

Florida lawmaker's aide fired after claiming high school students are actors

A Florida representative's aide lost his job Tuesday after sending an email to a reporter falsely alleging that two ...

This is Trump's big chance on changing gun laws -- if he wants to take it

If President Donald Trump is truly serious about his vow to come up with "solutions" to gun violence, he has a golden...

Congress wonders if this time will be different for gun control

In America, gun violence has become a reoccurring fact of life, and the response to it is even more predictable....

US Vice President Mike Pence was set to meet with North Korean officials, but they canceled

US Vice President Mike Pence was set to meet with North Korean officials, including Kim Jong Un's sister, during his ...

White House says new security clearance policy will not affect Kushner's work

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said chief of staff John Kelly's new security clearance directive will not ...

NYT: Kushner is pushing back on giving up his access to classified info

White House officials Jared Kushner and John Kelly are privately feuding over Kushner's access to classified informat...

Trump accuser says she's 'not surprised' he called her a liar

Rachel Crooks says she is "not surprised" that President Donald Trump called her a liar."I mean, that's not th...

Trump tweets call to strengthen background checks

President Donald Trump called for reforming background checks for gun purchases in a tweet on Tuesday night."W...

CNN key House races: New Pennsylvania maps help Democrats in several districts

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court gave Democrats a boost in their effort to gain control of the House this week when it ...

Man pleads guilty to threatening New York congressman

A New York man pleaded guilty to threatening to kill GOP Rep. John Katko last fall, US Attorney James Kennedy's offic...

HUD inspector general looking into role Ben Carson's family has played

The Department of Housing and Urban Development's inspector general is looking into the role HUD Secretary Ben Carson...

Senior HHS official placed on leave for promoting unfounded claims and conspiracy theories on social media

A top official at the Department of Health and Human Services has been placed on administrative leave after a CNN KFi...

Sarah Sanders cryptically hints at action against Russia

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, seeking to blunt criticism that the Trump administration has not punished ...

Florida governor candidate: Parkland is 'a wake-up call we can't ignore'

A Florida candidate for governor released a campaign ad Tuesday that ties the state's recent school shooting to its g...

Federal courts say they'll now track sexual harassment data

The administrator of the nation's federal courts office says it will begin tracking and releasing data on sexual hara...

1 number-that explains the total madness of gun politics

97%.That's the percentage of people in a new Quinnipiac University national poll who say they support "requiri...

What's in a name? In global affairs, street signs can be political irritants

Olive Branch Street in Ankara, Turkey. Boris Nemtsov Plaza in Washington, DC. Bobby Sands Street in Tehran, Iran....

Trump moves to ban bump stocks

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday h...

Sanders says Trump wasn't blaming Florida shooting on FBI Russia investigation

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tried to finesse a weekend tweet from President Donald Trump blaming the FB...

Trump awards Medal of Valor to 12 Americans

President Donald Trump will award the Me...

'I will not shut up,' Haley tells Palestinian negotiator

Pledging she "will not shut up," US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Tuesday that the Trump administ...

Donald Trump and Mitt Romney are friends now! Barf.

On Monday night, President Donald Trump endorsed Mitt Romney's Utah Senate candidacy. He did so, of course, ...

Ex-GOP Rep.: Parkland student survivors could 'be hijacked by left-wing groups'

A former Georgia Republican congressman suggested Tuesday that left-wing groups could exploit the grief and efforts o...

Army awards medals to students killed in Florida shooting

The US Army is awarding medals for heroism to three students killed in last week's school shooting in Parkland, Flori...

Dutch lawyer pleads guilty to lying about interaction with Rick Gates

Special counsel Robert Mueller has charged a lawyer with allegedly lying to investigators about covering up his discu...

Supreme Court lets California gun control laws stand

The Supreme Court declined Tuesday to take up two gun-related cases out of California, maintaining its reluctance to ...

Trump tweets denial of woman's claim he kissed her without consent

President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied...

Why the new Pennsylvania map is a 'huge' deal in the fight for House control

On Monday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court redrew the state's congressional lines in advance of the 2018 election. (Th...

Trump to Pennsylvania Republicans: Fight newly drawn congressional map

President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that Republicans should take a newly drawn map of congressional district lin...

Trump keeps up attacks on Obama over Russian meddling

President Donald Trump is continuing to blame his predecessor for not doing enough to deter Russian interference in t...

Poll: Majority blames Congress, Trump for not doing more to prevent mass shootings

A majority of Americans blame Congress and President Donald Trump for not doing more to prevent mass shootings, ...

The places that will decide the 2018 midterm elections

Red pockets. Romneyland. Blue-collar blues.Those labels describe the three groups of seats in the House of Rep...

These Florida lawmakers accepted money from the National Rifle Association

Nearly a week after a gunman stormed the hallways of their school in a deadly rampage, students from Marjory Stoneman...

CNN announces town hall with students, parents affected by Florida school shooting

The school shooting in Florida this week has sparked a renewed call for lawmakers to take action, and some of the lou...

US show of force sends Russia a message in Black Sea

The US Navy is ramping up its presence in the Black Sea as part of a bid to counter Russia's increased presence there...

Trump endorses Mitt Romney for Senate

President Donald Trump said Monday he supports Mitt Romney's bid for the US Senate from Utah, endorsing a former riva...

Teens hold 'lie-in' outside White House to demand gun reform

A group of teens and more than a hundred supporters staged a "lie-in" outside the White House on Presidents Day to pr...

Will more young people support gun control after Parkland? Recent history suggests no.

In the aftermath of the shooting in Parkland, Florida last week, some of the student survivors are calling on Congres...

Florida GOP Rep. Tom Rooney retiring

Florida's Republican Rep. Tom Rooney is retiring rather than seeking a sixth term this fall.Rooney, a lawmaker...

Political scientists rank Trump last, Lincoln first in presidential greatness survey

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan enjoyed upward bumps in their greatness rankings, wh...

Exclusive: Mueller's interest in Kushner grows to include foreign financing efforts

Special counsel Robert Mueller's interest in Jared Kushner has expanded beyond his contacts with Russia and now inclu...

Court releases new Pennsylvania congressional maps, could help Democrats

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court released new congressional district lines Monday, replacing the old Republican-drawn m...

Trump blames Obama for inaction over Russia meddling

President Donald Trump remained focused ...

GOP congressional candidate defends AR-15 giveaway

A Kansas congressional hopeful said Monday that he's sticking by his campaign giveaway of an AR-15 rifle despite crit...

Trump to break bread with reporters at tony Gridiron Dinner

President Donald Trump will attend next month's tony Gridiron Club dinner in Washington, putting the President in the...

9 totally unpresidential things Donald Trump tweeted over Presidents Day weekend

It's become almost de rigueur at this moment in time to note that President Donald Trump is the least presid...

Here's what the Senate gun bill says

Following the shooting in Parkland, Florida, the White House said President Donald Trump "is supportive of efforts to...

Trump motorcade driver found with firearm in bag

A driver in President Donald Trump's motorcade inadvertently brought a firearm near the President's beachfront estate...

Democrats, Oprah and Russia: A wild weekend of Trump tweets

Even by his standards, President Donald Trum...

Trump's thoughts on other presidents

Presidents look back on past precedents (and presidents) perhaps more so than people in most other positions. That's ...

Trump open to improving background checks, spokesman says

President Donald Trump "is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system" for gun purchases, l...

Parkland survivors rip politicians' 'pathetic' responses

Two survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting slammed politicians' responses to the massacre, calling them ...

Kremlin dismisses Mueller's indictment of 13 Russians

The Russian government denied Monday that it had interfered in the 2016 US election campaign in the Kremlin's first r...

Trump tweet angers survivors of Parkland shooting

Students who survived the Parkland, Florida, shooting laid into President Donald Trump after he linked the FBI's fail...

Prominent GOP donor pledges to withhold donations until candidates support weapons legislation

A top Republican donor vowed on Saturday to stop cutting checks for candidates and political groups that do not suppo...

LA Times: Former Trump aide Gates to plead guilty, testify against Manafort

Former Trump presidential campaign aide Rick Gates has agreed to testify against former Trump campaign chairman Paul ...

What to watch for in the Russia investigation

Here are the stories our D.C. insiders are talking about in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast, where you get a g...

Billionaire Bill Gates says he should pay 'significantly higher' taxes

Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates says he should pay more in taxes and that the government should require ...

Donald Trump's Russia delusion bubbles over

President Donald Trump has long been obsessed with the idea that the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016...

Orrin Hatch apologizes to Rob Porter's ex-wives

The ex-wives of Rob Porter, a White House aide who recently resigned over domestic abuse allegations, say they have r...

Pruitt postponing visit to Israel after reports of expensive travel

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has postponed a planned visit to Israel following criticism for ta...

Trump blames everyone but Russia

President Donald Trump, ensconced in his opulent private club of Mar-a-Lago this weekend, had a screed of combative t...

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