More than 2,300 teens are being held at the remote tent city in Tornillo, Texas, which opened in June. Lawmakers on Thursday called for stricter background checks, more mental health support and a public hearing to further investigate problems.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump's former lawyer, is pleading guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on a Trump real estate deal in Russia.
Wall Street saw gains across the Dow Jones, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 amidst signs interest rate hikes might slow. Fed chairman Jerome Powell acknowledged that “moving too fast” could jeopardize economic growth, although he also cautioned against going…
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Pelosi entered the closed-door caucus election in an unusual position -- running unopposed despite the clamor by some Democrats for new leadership.
As Congress resumed after the Thanksgiving recess, it faced a long list of agenda items to tackle before year's end. Among the priorities are relations with Saudi Arabia, criminal justice reform and the Mueller investigation. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff…
By Lisa Desjardins
This lame-duck session could potentially be among the most significant policy-wise in recent congressional history.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Senators announced a bipartisan agreement on the legislation earlier this month, but McConnell has yet to say whether he will hold a vote on the bill. Vice President Kike Pence and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner are expected to…
By Tess Conciatori, Lisa Desjardins
Lawmakers must consider how they want to govern in a Capitol where nothing can pass unless the Republican-led Senate and soon-to-be Democratic-led House agree.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Rep. Brian Higgins of western New York announced Wednesday he will now support Pelosi after earlier signing on to a letter opposing her bid.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The California Democrat is favored by most Democrats to lead them. But 16 votes against Nancy Pelosi might block her from getting the 218 votes, a House majority, that she'd need to win the speakership.
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