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Politics Dec 08Al Franken, Trent Franks join long list of lawmakers ousted by scandal
Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota announced on Thursday that he will resign in the face of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. He joins a long list of lawmakers ousted by scandal.
Nation Dec 07WATCH: Trump signs proclamation marking Pearl Harbor Day
"All American hearts are filled with gratitude for their service, their sacrifice and their presence here today," President Donald Trump said.
Politics Dec 07WATCH: Sanders says there is no conflict between Trump and FBI Director Wray
Wray testified Thursday on Capitol Hill that "our reputation is quite good," after being pressed on Trump's weekend tweets. Trump wrote Sunday that the FBI's reputation was the "worst in History!"…
Politics Dec 07Former Governor Phil Bredesen to run for Bob Corker’s Senate seat
Bredesen is the last Democrat to win a statewide election in Tennessee, a state that famously turned its back on favorite son Al Gore in the 2000 presidential election in favor of Republican George W. Bush.
Politics Dec 06States ask Supreme Court to leave in place order requiring disclosure of DACA documents
Attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice last week told the high court that the order by U.S. District Court Judge William Alsup in San Francisco was too broad and would require the administration to turn over protected and nonpublic…
Politics Dec 06Read Trump’s full remarks on Jerusalem
President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday. Here are his remarks, as delivered at the White House.
Politics Dec 06More lawmakers demand Sen. Franken’s resignation amid growing allegations of sexual misconduct
Sen. Al Franken's office now says the Minnesota Democrat will make an announcement Thursday.
Politics Dec 06WATCH: Trump says government shutdown ‘could happen’ Saturday, blames Democrats
Speaking before a Cabinet meeting today, the president blamed Democrats for opposing his border security and hardline immigration plans. He says they are "looking at something that is dangerous for our country."…
Politics Dec 06Woman who volunteered for Conyers alleges sexual harassment
A woman who worked as a volunteer for John Conyers says she was sexually harassed by the former Democratic congressman.
Politics Dec 06Al Franken denies allegation he forcibly tried to kiss woman
The woman, who’s not identified by name, says Franken pursued her after a taping of his radio show in 2006. She said the incident occurred after her boss had left and she was collecting her belongings.