Politics

Senate Showdown: Meet The Players From Texas

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz wants to keep his seat. But his opponent, Beto O'Rourke, is putting up a fight.

Embattled Lawmaker Confirms He's Running For…

Turns out it's really difficult to remove a candidate from an election ballot in New York.

Texas man allegedly sent threatening letters to…

A 26-year-old Austin, Texas man has been arrested on federal charges for sending threatening letters to pop star Taylor Swift and showing up at her record label in Nashville, Tennessee

Sen. Grassley Sets Friday Deadline For Kavanaugh…

Christine Blasey Ford's attorney says "the rush to a hearing" about Ford's allegations against Brett Kavanaugh "is unnecessary."

Sen. Grassley Trying To Convince Kavanaugh…

The head of the Senate Judiciary Committee says he's willing to do whatever he can to make Christine Blasey Ford comfortable enough to testify.

The Latest: Student pilot charged with trying to steal plane

Authorities say a 22-year-old student pilot has been charged with criminal attempt to steal an airplane at a central Florida airport

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Can President Trump Control The Justice…

Some scholars say DOJ lawyers should put the rule of law above the president's interests. Others say the president has authority to micromanage.

Trump To Hill TV: 'I Don't Have An Attorney…

The President told Hill TV he's "not happy with numerous things" when it comes to Attorney General Jeff Sessions' performance.

Woman who saved boy from dog attack among 16 Carnegie heroes

A receptionist who used a child's booster seat to fight off a pit bull that was attacking a 12-year-old boy is one of 16 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism

Kavanaugh Accuser Wants FBI To Investigate…

Christine Blasey Ford's attorney says it's too soon for her client to testify publicly about her allegations against Brett Kavanaugh.

'Dark Money' Groups Will Now Have To Reveal Their…

The Supreme Court agreed with a lower court's ruling that "dark money" groups must disclose their donors.

Correction: Murder Conviction Overturned-Arkansas story

Correction: Murder Conviction Overturned-Arkansas story

Senate Committee Cancels Kavanaugh Vote Amid…

The Senate Judiciary Committee was scheduled to vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination Thursday.

Georgia To Keep Using Electronic Voting Machines…

The Senate Intelligence Committee said states should consider switching to paper ballots in March for a more secure election.

The Latest: S. Korean diva sings at North Korean…

The Latest: South Korean pop diva sings to Korean leaders at North Korean crater lake

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Facebook Rolls Out New Political Campaign…

The program will make it easier for campaigns to report and detect threats.

Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill Tackling Opioid…

The Opioid Crisis Response Act includes provisions from over 70 U.S. senators.

Police: Motive unknown in Wisconsin office…

Authorities say they don't yet know what prompted an employee of a Wisconsin software company to open fire at his office, injuring four people, including three seriously

Trump Announces New Tariffs On $200 Billion In…

The new 10 percent tariff will take effect on Sept. 24 and jump to 25 percent on Jan. 1.

Brett Kavanaugh Accusations Echo A Previous…

He's not the first Supreme Court nominee to be accused of sexual misconduct: Justice Clarence Thomas faced allegations from Anita Hill.

Officials: 3 killed in shooting at Maryland Rite…

An official says three people have been killed in a shooting in Harford County in northeast Maryland

US Accuses Russia Of 'Undermining' UN Sanctions…

Ambassador Nikki Haley said the U.S. has proof Russia violated U.N. sanctions on North Korea.

US Rep. Chris Collins Will Stay On New York Ballot

Chris Collins faces charges of insider trading.

Ugandan pop star vows to fight on after arriving…

Uganda's pop star politician vows to fight on 'or we shall die trying' after arriving from US

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Democrats Call For Delay On Committee's Kavanaugh…

The push comes after a woman publicly came forward with sexual assault allegations against him.

Senate Set To Vote Monday On Bipartisan Bill…

The Opioid Crisis Response Act includes provisions from over 70 U.S. senators.

Releasing tax returns an issue again - in…

Whether candidates should release their tax returns has flared as a campaign issue in a number of states, but it has nothing to do with President Donald Trump