Politics

Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North…

Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering

CNN: FBI Asks Mo. Lawmakers About Coercive…

CNN says Missouri lawmakers are getting questions from the FBI about associates of the state's embattled governor bribing or threatening them.

Poland And Its Ever-changing Political Landscape

Poland's latest confrontation with its political values is not the first time the country has faced a crossroads.

Warring House GOP factions seek middle ground on…

Leaders of warring House Republican factions are seeking an immigration compromise

WH: Leaders In Congress To See Classified Info On…

After the president met with the deputy attorney general and the FBI director, the White House said some in Congress will get the info they asked for.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For…

Sanders made the announcement in a series of tweets Monday morning.

Correction: 2018 Midterms-Endorsements story

Correction: 2018 Midterms-Endorsements story

Interior moves to lift restrictions on hunting…

The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother bears and their cubs hibernating in dens

Moon Jae-in's Next Big Job Is Convincing Trump To…

South Korean President Moon Jae-in's visit to D.C. comes as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea are threatening to flare up again.

Gina Haspel Officially Becomes The First Woman To…

Haspel was sworn in Monday after facing controversy over her role in the agency's past interrogation practices.

California may expand gun violence restraining…

California lawmakers move to let school employees ask judges to temporarily strip gun rights from potentially dangerous people

Pompeo Threatens Iran With 'Strongest Sanctions…

During a speech at The Heritage Foundation Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for a stronger nuclear deal with Iran.

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."

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Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP…

Trump dined with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security, deporting people in the U.S. illegally.

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.

Clerk: Conyers III short of valid signatures for ballot

The son of former US Rep. John Conyers will not have his name printed on the Aug. 7 Democratic primary ballot to replace his father

Judge appoints special prosecutor to decide on…

St. Louis judge says it will be up to a special prosecutor to decide whether the invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens moves forward

Illinois Democrats grill Rauner aide on death…

Democratic legislators grilled a top aide to Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner over a compromise plan to reinstate the death penalty in exchange for even stricter gun restrictions than the ones the Legislature approved

Democrats add drain-the-swamp proposals to…

Democratic leaders in Congress are adding an anti-corruption plank to their mid-term campaign agenda, with proposals to beef-up ethics laws, protect voting rights and overhaul campaign finance

Judge admonishes ex-CIA worker over protective order

A federal judge has sternly reminded a former CIA employee who may face charges connected to a leak at the agency that he can't discuss sensitive material covered by a protective order with anyone other than his attorney

Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe…

An upcoming inspector general report is expected to criticize the FBI over a weeks-long delay in reviewing a trove of Hillary Clinton emails.

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The Latest: Special prosecutor appointed in Greitens case

A judge has appointed the prosecutor in Jackson County as the special prosecutor who will decide whether to refile an invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens

The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense contracts from the United Arab Emirates

Michigan board: Civil rights law bars LGBT discrimination

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission says the state's civil rights law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity