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Politics Jan 21McConnell opposes Trump on ending filibusters
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing back against President Donald Trump's calls to end Senate filibusters.
Politics Jan 19WATCH: White House budget director says chances of shutdown are ‘between 50 and 60 percent’
Mulvaney said he was "handicapping" the prospect of a shutdown between 50 and 60 percent. But, he added, "we're planning for it as though it's 100 percent."…
Politics Jan 18Black lawmakers, other Democrats seek censure of Trump
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are introducing a resolution to censure President Donald Trump for reportedly using the term "shithole" to describe African countries last week.
Politics Jan 18White House says Trump supports budget deal, CHIP funding
President Donald Trump favors making the CHIP program part of "a long term solution, not a 30 Day, or short term, extension!" he wrote on Twitter.
Politics Jan 17Interior official criticizes parks advisory board that quit out of frustration
A U.S. Interior Department official has reacted harshly to the resignation of most members of a board that advises it on national parks.
Politics Jan 16Tim Pawlenty says he won’t run for Al Franken’s Senate seat
The two-term Republican governor and one-time presidential candidate had considered a bid in the weeks since Franken resigned due to sexual misconduct allegations.
Politics Jan 16WATCH: Trump performed ‘exceedingly well’ on cognitive test, White House doctor says
The doctor says he had "absolutely no concerns" about the 71-year-old president's cognitive abilities, but performed the screening because Trump asked him to do it.
Nation Jan 15MLK III on Trump: ‘We got to find a way to work on this man’s heart’
Martin Luther King Jr.'s eldest son is calling out President Donald Trump following accusations the president used a vulgarity to describe African countries.
Politics Jan 15Trump says the government will ‘get involved’ after Hawaii false alarm
The president says what happened Saturday "was a state thing." He did not describe the level of federal involvement he envisions, but the Federal Communications Commission has opened an investigation.
Politics Jan 14Trump defends self after comments, says: ‘I am not a racist’
President Donald Trump says in the wake of his recent comments about Haiti and African countries that "I am not a racist."…