Politics

Divided Supreme Court rules for businesses over workers

A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace

DOJ Says Watchdog Will Look Into Trump Campaign…

The announcement came after Trump said he planned to order an investigation into whether his campaign was spied on "for political purposes."

Three Senators Want To Know Why There Aren't More…

Last year, President Trump signed some mandatory Russia sanctions into law. But three Democrats say the administration hasn't followed that law.

Ex-coal exec chases US Senate seat despite GOP…

Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship says he's going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate

Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with…

President Donald Trump praises latest trade talks with China, declaring that "barriers and tariffs" with Beijing will "come down for the first time."

Trump Taps Robert Wilkie To Head VA

Wilkie, who's been serving as acting secretary since late March, appears to have made a good impression on President Trump.

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The Number Of Jailed Immigrants Is At A Record…

President Trump's crackdown on immigrants is good news for private prisons. But some argue their business model leads to abuse and neglect.

The Latest: Trump at CIA for swearing-in of Haspel

President Donald Trump is at CIA headquarters for the swearing-in of the agency's next director

US issues steep list of demands for nuclear…

The United States is issuing a steep list of demands to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump

Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated…

President Donald Trump says he will order that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign

AP names Susannah George as intelligence reporter

The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau as an intelligence reporter

The Latest: Official said Blankenship can't run for Senate

The West Virginia secretary of state's office has said convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship wouldn't be permitted to run in the general election for U.S. Senate after losing the GOP primary.

Even Trump Allies Fear China Is Out-Negotiating US

President Trump on Monday made the case that his White House is righting years of wrong in regard to China. Beijing "has agreed to buy massive amounts of ADDITIONAL Farm/Agricultural Products - would be one of the best things to happen to our farmers in many years!" he wrote . "On...

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announces his re-election bid

Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont says he's running for re-election this fall

Bush at Maine summer home alone for first time in…

Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer, and for the first time in 73 years, he's without his wife by his side

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Mueller's Obstruction Inquiry Gets Its First…

The first possible deadline for Robert Mueller's investigation surfaced over the weekend: Rudy Giuliani said that Mueller might wrap up his inquiry into whether President Trump obstructed justice by September, reports the New York Times . This appears to be contingent on the president agreeing to sit for an interview. "We...

Justices to review Oklahoma's Indian territory murder appeal

The Supreme Court will hear Oklahoma's plea to reinstate the murder conviction and death sentence of an American Indian

Trials for violent protest framed as Trump vs the…

Trials over a violent inauguration day protest have turned into a long-term battle of wits between the Justice Department and a grassroots political opposition network

Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye

A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court

Trump Makes 'Unprecedented' Demand of DOJ

President Trump took another leap into uncharted territory Sunday with a demand for the Justice Department to investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his 2016 campaign. Trump tweeted that he would officially demand Monday that the department "look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for...

Despite losing GOP primary, convicted ex-coal exec Don Blankenship says he'll run for Senate as third-party candidate

Despite losing GOP primary, convicted ex-coal exec Don Blankenship says he'll run for Senate as third-party candidate

2018 midterms show start of Democratic scramble…

The 2018 midterm campaign shows signs of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House in 2020

High court to hear challenge to Virginia uranium mining ban

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to Virginia's decades-old ban on uranium mining

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US office overseeing fight against IS gets…

State Department office overseeing the fight against the Islamic State will stay in business at least until the end of the year

Pompeo says if Iran makes 'major changes,' US willing to lift all sanctions, restore full diplomatic and commercial ties

Pompeo says if Iran makes 'major changes,' US willing to lift all sanctions, restore full diplomatic and commercial ties

Black women look to flex power in Georgia…

In Georgia governor's race, black women seek to shape the state's political landscape