Politics

White House defends Kelly's defense of Trump

Video undercuts part of Kelly's rebuke of Florida congresswoman

Sanders defends Kelly's remarks about Rep. Wilson

White House press secretary responds to a reporter's question.

A Proposed Bill Would Change How Political Ads…

A bipartisan group of senators hope to bring rules for political ads on the internet up to the same standards as other media.

Senate Passes The GOP Budget Bill, Paving The Way…

Beyond funding the government, the legislation sets aside $1.5 trillion for tax cuts the Republican Party hopes to pass.

Russian-Israeli citizen extradited in money laundering plot

A dual citizen of Israel and Russia has been extradited to the United States to face charges in a money laundering case.

Bannon brings message of Republican revolt to…

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon brings pro-Trump message of Republican revolt to Democratic California

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Are religious people more readily accepting of…

Spirited Debate: Shane Idleman and Stan Mitchell debate the the case of the Christian baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple as well as the biblical perspective on same sex relationships.

Trump's 'Drain The Swamp' Push Is All Clogged Up

The president is 1 for 5 on his pledges so far.

President Bush's Speech Touched On Big Themes Of…

George W. Bush talked about threats to democracy around the world, racism and trade.

Trump: Considering Powell and Taylor for Fed's top 2 posts

Trump opens door to dual Federal Reserve appointments of Powell and Taylor

Mine safety nomination follows history as coal…

The retired coal company executive from West Virginia tapped to oversee U.S. mining safety says his first priority is preventing people from getting hurt and that he replaced the managers of a mine plagued by safety violations where a miner died

Sen. Tim Scott: Tax reform to 'deliver middle…

On 'The Daily Briefing,' South Carolina lawmaker says Republicans can stick together when the American people are their focus.

WH Chief Of Staff John Kelly Defends Trump's Call…

Former Gen. John Kelly said Trump "expressed his condolences in the best way he could" after four U.S. soldiers died in Niger.

8 Border Wall Prototypes Near The Testing Phase

Customs and Border Protection plans to judge prototypes based on three main criteria once all eight designs are completed.

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage

The US is looking to ban laptops from checked bags on international flights. Questions and answers on the proposal.

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Clinton to campaign for Democrat seeking to…

Hillary Clinton will help raise cash for New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy days after former President Barack Obama campaigned for him.

Tom Fitton on Lynch's meeting with House…

Judicial Watch president on questions he wants the former attorney general to answer about her role in investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server and private tarmac meeting with former President Bill Clinton.

How 'Czar' Became A Political Term In The US

The word was reportedly first used in the U.S. in 1832.

Another Federal Judge Freezes Trump's Latest…

Two federal judges recently halted the latest iteration of restrictions, which broadly suspend travel for most nationals from eight countries.

US senator's illness raises what-if scenarios in home state

A Mississippi senator's frail appearance on Capitol Hill this week has raised questions that make some of his home-state supporters downright queasy

Budget deficit hits $666B, an $80B spike for the…

The Trump administration says the federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed budget year, an $80 billion spike

Web exclusive: How the press helped conceal FDR's…

Paul Sparrow, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum director, explains.

Rep. Pat Tiberi Becomes The Latest Loss For…

Rep. Pat Tiberi of Ohio said he'll soon resign from Congress, a possible sign of frustration within the moderate wing of the GOP.

Russian Journalist Lives In Exile In The US After…

Kseniya Kirillova fears death or prison awaits her if she returns home.

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Senate panel delays hearing with Trump's personal lawyer

The Senate intelligence committee has postponed an open hearing with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer

Arctic refuge drilling closer as Senate moves to…

Congress is a step closer to opening Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling

What is the Russia-Clinton uranium deal?

What’s the latest on a controversial uranium deal with Russia that was brokered during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State?