Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis issued statements saying they will vote against Michael Dourson to serve as head of EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. Environmentalists and Senate Democrats have vehemently opposed Dourson, a toxicologist with close…
President Donald Trump finds the allegations against Alabama Senate candidate "very troubling," said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
By Saher Khan
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
By David Porter, Associated Press
Sen. Bob Menendez’s bribery trial has ended in a mistrial after the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on the charges against the Democrat and his co-defendant.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Republican and Democratic senators have joined forces on legislation to strengthen the FBI database of prohibited gun buyers after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who killed more than two dozen people at a…
By Associated Press
The House voted 227-205 along party lines to approve the bill, which would bring the biggest revamp of the U.S. tax system in three decades.
By Kyle Potter, Associated Press
A Los Angeles radio news anchor says Democratic Sen. Al Franken forcibly kissed her during a 2006 USO tour. The anchor says Franken posed for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept.
By Alan Fram and Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
House passage of the tax bill raised GOP hopes that Trump would be able to claim a big victory in a year highlighted so far by the Senate crash of the party’s effort to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care…
By Steve Peoples and Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Moore, Alabama's Senate candidate, also tweeted fighting words to top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell: "Bring. It. On."…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Although it may seem counterintuitive — who wouldn’t want to condemn Nazis? — State Department officials said that free speech protections and other problems with the resolution make it impossible for America to support the document.
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