A Republican U.S. Senate candidate from Alabama revved up supporters packed into a stuffy gymnasium by attacking his own party’s Senate leader, Mitch McConnell, and the millions of dollars his allies have poured into the race.
The U.S. seeks a peaceful resolution but is prepared to use military force if diplomatic efforts fail to end the nuclear standoff with North Korea, said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Democratic leaders said they reached a tentative agreement with President Donald Trump on legislation to protect from deportation about 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children -- but Trump said there’s no deal without “massive border security” funding.
Sixteen Senate Democrats are flirting with a single-payer health-care system, marking a shift within the party on what was once viewed as a politically treacherous issue that attracted little support from lawmakers.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned the U.S. may impose additional sanctions on China -- potentially cutting off access to the U.S. financial system -- if it doesn’t follow through on a fresh round of United Nations restrictions against North Korea.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said President Donald Trump tweeted that undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children “have nothing to worry about” after she asked him to make clear they wouldn’t immediately be subject to deportation.
President Donald Trump ordered the U.S. military on Friday to reject openly transgender people as new recruits but authorized Defense Secretary James Mattis to decide how to handle transgender personnel already serving in the armed forces.
A growing number of prominent Republicans are imploring President Donald Trump to repudiate his mixed messages in reaction to a violent white-supremacist rally, with one Senate Republican questioning his competence and calling for “radical changes” in his administration.
Luther Strange, the U.S. Senate candidate from Alabama backed by President Donald Trump, advanced to a run-off election for the Republican nomination to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
President Donald Trump called out white supremacists for their role in the deadly violence over the weekend in Virginia as the administration sought to counter a backlash against his initial failure to directly hold hate groups accountable.
At least five Senate Republicans threw a hurdle in front of plans to pass a stripped-down Obamacare repeal plan, insisting Thursday on a guarantee that the House won’t immediately pass it and send it to President Donald Trump for his signature.
Senate Republicans are poised to vote on a simple repeal of Obamacare in the early stages of an unpredictable floor debate on health care amid significant doubts that Republicans can muster 50 votes to pass any kind of bill.
Since Republicans took control of the U.S. House seven years ago, Democratic campaign officials have shown little interest in working with a small group of fiscal conservatives in their party to gain more seats.
A request for extensive voter data from states by the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity violates the Paperwork Reduction Act, according to a letter sent to the Office of Management and Budget and all 50 states by advocacy groups.
President Donald Trump continued his feud with two MSNBC hosts on Friday, alleging one of them asked him to intervene to stop a story in the National Enquirer tabloid.
The U.S. House voted to cut off some federal funding for state and local governments that have "sanctuary" policies preventing their personnel from cooperating with federal immigration officers.
President Donald Trump said his threat of possible tapes of his meetings with James Comey -- which he now says was a ruse -- may have caused the former FBI director to alter his recounting of what happened.
Republican Karen Handel defeated a well-funded opponent in a special election for a U.S. House seat in Georgia, a setback for Democrats who hoped President Donald Trump’s low approval ratings would help them win congressional races.
As voters in the northern suburbs of Atlanta go to the polls Tuesday in a special U.S. House election, Democrats and Republicans will closely watch for clues about how to deal with President Donald Trump in next year’s congressional races.
The Senate defeated an effort to bar part of President Donald Trump’s highly touted arms deal with Saudi Arabia just weeks after the president visited the kingdom.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will nominate former Justice Department official Christopher A. Wray as FBI director, a day before the man he fired from that post, James Comey, testifies before a Senate committee.
A Republican won a special election Thursday for a U.S. House seat in Montana, even after being charged with assaulting a reporter the day before polls opened, in a race seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump.
Elections over the next month in three Republican-held congressional districts will test voters’ frustration with GOP efforts to repeal Obamacare and whether Democrats can capitalize on President Donald Trump’s sagging approval ratings.
President Donald Trump intensified his criticism of the investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, a day after his Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to manage a probe that has enveloped the White House in a political storm.
Representative Fred Upton helped guide dozens of Obamacare repeal measures through the House in recent years, but he has deep reservations about the GOP’s current bill.
Democrat Jon Ossoff turned in an unexpectedly strong performance Tuesday in the special election to fill a longstanding Republican U.S. House seat in Georgia, emerging as the top vote-getter by far.
Let the blame game begin -- again -- with House Republicans saying Wednesday they still can’t reach a deal on reviving their health-care bill, likely delaying any chance of action until at least May.
House lawmakers hope Tuesday to release a new Trump administration-backed version of the health-care bill they had to abandon last month in an embarrassing setback to their pledge to repeal Obamacare.
The House is set to vote Friday afternoon on the troubled GOP health-care bill and leaders still don’t know whether they have the votes to pass it.
House Republican leaders expect to vote Friday on their embattled health-care bill, moving on the legislation under pressure by Trump administration officials who voiced urgency during a closed-door meeting on the Capitol with conservative holdouts.
Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are working to win over conservative rebels who stand in the way of passing an Obamacare repeal measure, but the group said it’s still largely opposed.
Trump proposes eliminating discretionary funding for at least 19 independent agencies and 61 other programs.
House Republicans thought they were writing a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Instead, on Thursday, they found themselves running a traveling circus.
House Republican leaders have a new version of their major Obamacare repeal and replacement bill. They just don’t want you to see it.
Republicans in Congress have made cutting off funding to Planned Parenthood one of their top priorities, but the issue could stymie President Donald Trump’s Obamacare repeal plans and even trigger a government shutdown.
Republicans are considering capping the U.S.’s tax break on job-provided health insurance, a major change to the tax system that could be used to finance their efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said his agency should have delayed the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown to help smooth its rollout, as a key Republican lawmaker criticized the implementation of border control measures the president says will help prevent terrorism.
Senate Democrats spent nearly a year imploring Republicans to “do your job” and confirm President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. Now, the GOP is turning that message back around to Democrats.
Republicans in Congress began a process Thursday of rescinding a federal rule aimed at preventing people with serious mental-health problems from buying guns, one of the earliest targets in a long list of Obama administration regulations lawmakers plan to reverse.
Senate Democrats renewed an assault on Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general, Republican Senator Jeff Sessions, questioning his independence after the president fired the acting attorney general for refusing to enforce his executive order on immigration.
Mike Pence became the first sitting vice president to address an annual anti-abortion march in Washington Friday, telling demonstrators that their movement would gain new ground under President Donald Trump.
The tension and division of the campaign that elected Donald Trump as the nation’s 45th president rippled through the pomp and ceremony of his inauguration.
President-elect Donald Trump’s team said Tuesday that he’s considering establishing a special autism commission after vaccine skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said Trump had invited him to head up a panel on immunization safety and science.
President-elect Donald Trump has formally nominated retired U.S. Marine Corps General John Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security, his transition team announced Monday morning.
President-elect Donald Trump emerged from hours of meetings at his New Jersey golf resort, declaring that the day’s talks were “really good” and that his candidates are “really talented people” who would make good on his campaign pledge to make America great again.
After last Tuesday's cataclysm, the Vermont Senator's calls in <em>Our Revolution</em> to dismantle the rigged system will find a receptive audience.
He says the party “needs to be rebuilt from the ground up.”
The liberal wing of the Democratic Party takes stock following an epic loss.
Sanders’ words of support for the Democratic nominee are helping ease his backers’ disappointment.
Three new polls in a state once believed safe for the Democrat have changed the race.
Facing a tough re-election campaign, the New Hampshire senator has sought to distinguish herself from the Republican presidential nominee.
The public option, one of Clinton's suggested fixes for the healthcare law, faces long odds in Congress.
Former state lawmaker Deborah Ross is gaining on Senator Richard Burr in a race that’s very much about Donald Trump.
Fla. voters may set vote by mail records, Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager Robby Mook says. 2.8m requested vote-by-mail ballots in state compared with
The Democrat has built an impressive ground operation in the state.
President Obama says elected Republicans "can’t repeatedly denounce" Donald Trump but then endorse him "to be the most powerful person on the planet." Obama, speaking at rally for Hillary Clinton in Greensboro, N.C., says there are lawmakers who are embarrassed by Trump’s comments on women but "can’t bring themselves to say I can’t endorse this guy" Asks what took GOP lawmakers to denounce Trump; "I mean we saw this coming, he’s been saying really bad stuff for a while now" Trump "says stuff tha
At a town hall event in North Carolina, Pence makes it clear that he is not dropping out of the race.
The Clinton and Trump campaigns grapple with how to address the storm—and looming deadlines—without politicizing a natural disaster.
The showdown comes as the race has shifted since Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off last week.