House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the partial shutdown is raising concerns about security preparations for the speech. The California Democrat notes that the Secret Service and Department of Homeland Security have been without funding for almost four weeks.
By Associated Press
In a call with reporters, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman Kevin Hassett said Tuesday the shutdown is reducing economic growth more than predicted. He said the "hope is this resolves quickly and that it won't have a major…
By Lisa Mascaro, Catherine Lucey, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Wheeler will testify before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee beginning at 10 a.m. ET. Watch his remarks here.
By Erica R. Hendry, Joshua Barajas
Sen. James Risch's approach stands in sharp contrast to his predecessor, former Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, who often sparred with the president.
By Nick Schifrin
In his confirmation hearing, William Barr wasted no time declaring independence from the president who nominated him. President Trump's pick for attorney general vowed not to fire -- without just cause -- special counsel Robert Mueller, nor interfere with the…
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said she has serious concerns about Attorney General nominee William Barr’s stances on the Mueller investigation, but that it was positive to hear him say he would let the probe run its course. The senator joins…
By Juana Summers, Associated Press
The New York Democrat joins what is expected to be a crowded primary field for the Democratic nomination that could include more than a dozen candidates.
Lots of lawyers have thoughts about the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference, said former Deputy Attorney General George Terwilliger, and the fact that Attorney General nominee William Barr shared his thoughts isn’t “really unusual.” Terwilliger joins Judy Woodruff to…
After a long history of controversial statements by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, House Republicans stripped the 16-year congressman of his committee membership on Monday night. He recently wondered in The New York Times how terms like "white nationalist" and "white…
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