Politics

Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local…

Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of layoffs, cutting coverage or going out of business entirely if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint

GOP Calls Off Vote On Democrats' 'Abolish ICE…

Republicans had planned to force Democrats to clarify their stances on abolishing ICE.

Meet The 26-Year-Old Activist Nominated For The…

Amanda Nguyen, the woman behind the Sexual Assault Survivor's Bill of Rights, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

The Latest: Trump says he misspoke on Russia…

President Donald Trump says he meant the opposite when he said in Helsinki that he doesn't see why Russia would have interfered in the 2016 U.S. elections

Dems see Kavanaugh as Obamacare threat, but law…

The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation's highest court, the odds tilt in favor of the law being allowed to stand.

Russian National With Links To NRA Charged As A…

Maria Butina was arrested in Washington, D.C., on Sunday.

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Judge Temporarily Blocks Quick Deportation Of…

The judge granted a request from the ACLU to delay deportations for a week after reuniting families that were separated at the border.

The Latest: Low turnout as Roby aims to block GOP…

Alabama's election chief says turnout in the primary runoffs appears to be "extraordinarily low."

EPA proposal to limit science studies draws…

Democratic lawmakers are joining scientists in denouncing an industry-backed proposal to dramatically limit what kind of science the Environmental Protection Agency can consider

Putin Vehemently Denies Meddling In 2016 US…

Russian President Vladimir Putin made the statements while at the U.S.-Russia summit in Helsinki.

Trump, Putin Hold Joint Press Conference After…

The two leaders touched on a variety of topics, including Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Trump claims he misspoke on election meddling, now says he sees no reason why it wouldn't be Russia that was responsible

Trump claims he misspoke on election meddling, now says he sees no reason why it wouldn't be Russia that was responsible

Book by rising Democratic star Kamala Harris…

Sen. Kamala Harris, a rising star in the Democratic Party and a possible 2020 presidential contender, has a book deal

UK Officials Reportedly Think GRU Agents Behind…

That's the same Russian military intelligence service that's been accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Trump says 'I accept' US intelligence agencies conclusions on Russian meddling

Trump says 'I accept' US intelligence agencies conclusions on Russian meddling

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Misconduct allegations no obstacle for many state…

An AP analysis finds that many state lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct in the #MeToo era are having success running for re-election or new legislative seats

Pushing back against critics, Trump says US-Russia relationship 'has gotten substantially better'

Pushing back against critics, Trump says US-Russia relationship 'has gotten substantially better'

UK's May faces fresh revolt over Brexit trade…

The official group that campaigned for Britain's exit from the European Union at the 2016 EU referendum has been fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law

Judge lifts order for Los Angeles Times to change story

A U.S. judge has lifted an order that required the Los Angeles Times to remove information from an article about a court document that was meant to be kept from the public

Trump Blasts Coverage of His Putin Meeting

"The Fake News is going Crazy." With that, President Trump pointed the finger at the media Tuesday for some of the most negative press coverage of his presidency. After he was accused of alienating US allies at the NATO summit and then called too deferential to Vladimir Putin, Trump fired...

Senate GOP leader: NATO 'most significant military alliance in history,' says Russia not US friend

Senate GOP leader: NATO 'most significant military alliance in history,' says Russia not US friend

In High-Profile Speech, Obama Offers Warnings

To be clear, Barack Obama never once mentioned President Trump on Tuesday during a major speech in South Africa. But coverage of his address in Johannesburg, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth, nonetheless has a clear theme. The headline at the AP , for example, calls the speech...

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Right-to-work foes raise millions more than opponents

The group fighting a ballot measure that would make Missouri a right-to-work state has outraised its opponents by more than $4 million

The Latest: No. 2 in Senate GOP eyes more Russia…

Sen. Cornyn says more Russia sanctions may draw bipartisan support

GOP won't force quick House vote on Dem bill axing ICE

House GOP leaders won't be forcing a quick vote on a Democratic bill abolishing the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency