Trump Says His Base of Supporters is Bigger & Stronger Than Ever

President Donald Trump is insisting his support is stronger than ever, despite a report that some Republicans are weighing a 2020 presidential run without...
Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) is more popular in South Carolina than his white Senate colleague Lindsey Graham, one study found. (Alex Holt/for The Washington Post)

Why the Next Black President Could be a Republican

Two years before Donald Trump became president, he tweeted, “Sadly, because president Obama has done such a poor job as president, you won’t see another...

VP Pence Denies Report Claiming He’s Laying Groundwork for Presidential Campaign in 2020

Vice President Mike Pence has pushed back against a news report suggesting he is laying groundwork for a possible presidential bid in 2020 if...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Being Closely Watched by Democrats & Republicans as 2018 Midterms Come...

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren won't face voters for more than a year, but the broad outlines of the effort to unseat the Massachusetts Democrat,...

John McCain says Possible 2020 GOP Trump Challengers See ‘Weakness’ In him

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said Republicans who could challenge President Trump for the GOP presidential nomination in 2020 “see weakness” in the president. “Look,...
Vice President Mike Pence appears to be cementing his status as President Trump’s heir apparent, promoting himself as the conduit between Republican donors and the administration. (Credit: Eric Thayer for The New York Times)

Mike Pence Calls Idea that he is Planning for 2020 White House Campaign ‘Absurd’

Vice President Pence on Sunday sought to tamp down speculation that he is preparing for his own 2020 White House bid, characterizing the notion...

VP Pence Blasts NYT for Story Suggesting he’s Running a ‘Shadow’ Campaign

Vice President Mike Pence blasted The New York Times on Sunday over its report suggesting he is running a “shadow” presidential campaign. “Today's article in the...

Republicans in Congress Must Prove Themselves This Fall

Congress will have to prove its mettle this fall. It has no choice. Republicans have little to show for their first seven months of controlling...

Trump Defends National Security Advisor McMaster Against Calls for His Firing

President Trump gave H.R. McMaster a vote of confidence after the national security adviser's rivals seized on a letter McMaster sent to his Obama predecessor Susan...

Robert Mueller Using Grand Jury in Russia Investigation

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is using a grand jury in Washington as part of an investigation into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and...

Trump’s Phone Calls With Leaders of Mexico & Australia

Transcripts of President Donald Trump's conversations with the leaders of Mexico and Australia in January offer new details on how the president parried with...

Jeff Session Pledges to Crack Down on Leaks of Classified Information

Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged on Friday to rein in government leaks that he said undermine American security, taking an aggressive public stand after...

Trump Administration Stepping Up Efforts to Crack Down on White House Leaks

The White House's anger about leaks is growing, and the Trump administration is stepping up efforts to crack down on them. The attorney general and...
Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia in January. Mr. Justice, a coal and real estate magnate, ran as a conservative Democrat and declined to endorse Hillary Clinton in 2016. (Credit: Walter Scriptunas II/Associated Press)

WATCH LIVE: WV Governor to Announce Switch from Democrat to Republican at Rally With...

Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia, a Democrat who was elected last year even as President Trump carried the state by 42 points, is...

Top Democrat on House Oversight Committee Seeks Documents From Flynn’s Business Partner

The top Democrat on the House oversight committee wants information from a business partner of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's. The goal is...

Trump Signs Russia Sanctions Bill

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed what he called a "seriously flawed" bill imposing new sanctions on Russia, pressured by his Republican Party not...

Trump’s Plan to Force Collapse of Obamacare Could Put Government on Slippery Legal Ground

President Donald Trump's threat to stop billions of dollars in government payments to insurers and force the collapse of "Obamacare" could put the government...

John Kelly Shows Strong Leadership on First Day as WH Chief of Staff

Raised voices could be heard through the thick door to the Oval Office as John Kelly - then secretary of Homeland Security - offered...

Trump Fires Anthony Scaramucci From Position as White House Communications Director

Anthony Scaramucci is out as White House communications director after just 11 days on the job. A person close to Scaramucci confirmed his ouster just...

Democratic Redistricting Organization Backed By Former President Obama and Chaired By Former AG Eric...

The new Democratic redistricting group backed by former President Obama has raised $10.8 million in just six months, according to financial filings. Politico reports...