“He is going to want support from Democrats and Republicans,” Raj Shah said of the president. “He is going to provide political cover for those who are willing to take leadership roles.”…
Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing supporters of gun control of exploiting the mass school shooting in Florida to promote an anti-gun agenda.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press and Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Turning to this year's elections, Trump told conservative activists at CPAC that Republicans must not be complacent in the fall midterms, warning of terrible consequences if Democrats take control of Congress.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press and Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is the latest world leader to extend outreach to U.S. governors and big-city mayors in the age of Trump's "America First" policies.
By Christine Vestal, Stateline
In an opioid epidemic that began in the late 1990s, drug deaths have been climbing steadily every year, in nearly every state. A break in that trend, even if limited to just 14 states, has prompted cautious optimism among some…
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press
A filing late Wednesday from Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania Legislature asks the U.S. Supreme Court to stop a new congressional map from being implemented. The document requested Justice Samuel Alito to intervene, saying the state Supreme Court overstepped its…
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday the Department of Justice is cracking down on schemes that defraud seniors.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press and Matthew Daly, Associated Press
President Donald Trump endorsed stricter gun-control measures Thursday, including raising the minimum age to 21 for possessing a broader range of weapons than at present.
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.
By Associated Press
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio was put on the defensive by angry students, teachers and parents who are demanding stronger gun-control measures at a town hall after the shooting rampage that claimed 17 lives at a Florida high school.
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