President Trump is diverting some money for Defense Department infrastructure to instead construct or repair additional barrier sections on the U.S.-Mexico border. The 127 projects losing funding include Hurricane Maria recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and education and health services…
Democratic donors who gave little to nothing to down-ballot races in the past are cutting large checks to groups focused on state races.
By Brian Slodysko, Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
Amash's exodus from the GOP has set up a three-way race that could divide right-leaning voters and help the Democratic nominee win what was once a GOP stronghold.
By Sara Burnett, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pressed President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday to approve House-passed legislation expanding background checks and to take other steps curbing guns, in an offensive fueled by public outrage over this month’s…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
A Republican congressman from Michigan on Saturday became the first member of President Donald Trump’s party on Capitol Hill to accuse him of engaging in “impeachable conduct” stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s lengthy investigation into Russian meddling in the…
By Lisa Desjardins
Freshman GOP Congressman Denver Riggleman is now four months into his new job. Between the government shutdown and hearings over the Mueller report, he’s learning to balance life on the Hill with the needs of his Virginia constituents. Lisa Desjardins…
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump cast the first veto of his administration. The action was in response to Congress’ resolution to block Trump’s national emergency declaration over immigration at the U.S. border with Mexico. Meanwhile, North Korea is…
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
It’s increasingly clear that Republican senators are deeply uncomfortable with President Trump’s use of executive power to build a border wall and desperate to devise a way around a looming vote that could terminate it.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
No president wants a rebuke from his own party, and more than four have voiced significant discomfort with Trump's move.
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