House Conservatives Show Openness to Spending Bill Preventing Government Shutdown

Hard-right House conservatives signaled an openness Wednesday to backing a short-term spending bill this week, raising the odds that Congress will pass the measure...

Some Republicans Offer Blunt Assessment on Tax Bill

Sounding a discordant note among the positive talk on the tax bill, a number of Republicans are delivering a blunt assessment, casting the bill...

Trump’s Decision on Jerusalem Could Have Deep Repercussions

President Donald Trump’s move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday could have deep repercussions across the region. Any recognition of Israel’s control over...

President Trump Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital Despite Opposition

President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend...
Tom Steyer, a leader of the impeachment movement. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

New Republic Magazine Warns Democrats of ‘Dangerous Obsession’ With Impeaching President Trump

The party needs to focus on winning elections, not removing Trump. by Jeet Heer Amid a stream of revelations, arrests, and plea bargains from Robert Mueller’s...

Democratic Nominee For Alabama U.S. Senate Seat Doug Jones Tears Into Opponent Roy Moore:...

One day after President Trump officially endorsed accused child molester Roy Moore in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race, the Democratic nominee absolutely tore into the...

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster Says Trump Has Options on Moving US Embassy to...

White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster told Fox News that President Donald Trump has been given a few options on moving the U.S. Embassy...
Vice President Mike Pence at the White House in October. (Credit: Tom Brenner/The New York Times)

Is it God’s Plan for Mike Pence to be President?

Will the vice president—and the religious right—be rewarded for their embrace of Donald Trump? No man can serve two masters, the Bible teaches, but Mike Pence...

Senate Banking Committee Approves Jerome Powell as Fed Chairman

The Senate Banking Committee has given approval to President Donald Trump’s selection of Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve. Powell...

John Conyers Announces Retirement From Congress

U.S. Rep. John Conyers — beset with allegations of sexual harassment by former staff members — announced Tuesday that he is retiring. The 88-year-old Conyers...

Rep. John Conyers Will Not Seek Re-Election to Congress; Nephew Says He Will Run...

A relative says John Conyers, who is battling sexual harassment allegations from former female staffers, won’t seek re-election to a 28th term in Congress. Michigan...

President Trump Officially Endorses Roy Moore, Called To Offer Support

President Trump endorsed embattled Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore this morning, tweeting “we need Roy Moore to win in Alabama.” Democrats refusal to give even one vote...

Trump Says Flynn Is Being Treated Unfairly

Lobbing new criticism at the special counsel’s Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said Monday he feels “very badly” for former national security adviser Michael...

President Trump Endorses Embattled Republican Senate Candidate Roy Moore

President Donald Trump endorsed embattled Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race on Monday, looking past sexual misconduct allegations against the GOP candidate...
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to reporters after the Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

Sen. McConnell Walks Back Roy Moore Criticisms: It’s Up to Alabamans to Decide

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Sunday appeared to walk back his criticisms of Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore. “I’m going to...

Fight Over Trump Travel Restrictions Back to Appeals Courts

For most of the time Syrian refugee Mohammad Al Zayed has been in the United States, judges have been wrestling with the Trump administration’s...

Kushner Says Trump Still Undecided on Israel’s Capital

President Donald Trump has not yet decided whether to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital or whether to proceed immediately in moving the U.S. Embassy...

President Trump Attacks FBI in a Series of Tweets

President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack Sunday on the credibility of his own FBI, responding to revelations that an FBI agent was removed...

FBI Agent Was Removed From Russia Investigation for Anti-Trump Text Messages

A person familiar with the matter says an FBI counterintelligence agent was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team after the discovery of...

Trump Says He’s Got ‘Nothing to Hide’ on Flynn

President Donald Trump says he had to fire his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, because of his lies to Vice President Mike Pence...