Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill is spending the August recess trekking through Republican strongholds in rural Missouri as she gears up for what's expected to be a fierce battle for a third term.
By Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
A British company hired to help train Afghan intelligence officers billed the U.S. government for more than $50 million in questionable expenses.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
Two Democrats facing tough re-elections in GOP states said they will vote for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, even as the Senate Democratic leader strongly warned Republicans against changing Senate rules to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch.
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Erica Werner, Associated Press
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, who says she is torn over how to vote, highlighted the dilemma for Democratic senators running next year in states that Trump won.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Sen. Claire McCaskill said prescription opioid sales have quadrupled since 1999, taking a financial toll on the government and a deadly toll on consumers.
By Lisa Lerer and Julie Pace, Associated Press
In many ways, Clinton’s 2016 success was a redemption story, the tale of how a flawed candidate overcame some of her failings.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A Senate panel has approved an aviation policy bill Wednesday after a partisan fight over whether airlines are unfairly gouging consumers with fees for basic services like checked bags, seat assignments and ticket changes.
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Garance Burke, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Migrant children in the government's care fell prey to human trafficking after the Health and Human Services Department failed to protect them, according to a bipartisan congressional investigation released Thursday.
By Lisa Lerer and Ken Thomas, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton has questioned Bernie Sanders' electability. She's criticized his plans for health care, foreign policy and Wall Street. And she's tagged him with flip-flopping on gun control.
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