William P. Barr, President Trump’s nominee for attorney general, told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he would support a law that prohibits recreational marijuana.
Peter Carr, spokesman for special counsel Robert Mueller, has made a virtue of saying nothing at all.
The president receives a slew of bad economic news as the government shutdown drags into a new week.
Some policy experts endorsed the White House call for at least $563 million for 75 additional Immigration judges and support staff, to reduce the backlog of pending immigration cases, but others were skeptical that the administration had provided any convincing justification for the measures it's proposing.
Zimbabwe's police and military patrolled the streets of the capital, Harare, Tuesday as a helicopter fired tear gas at demonstrators blocking a road and burning tires on a second day of deadly protests after the government more than doubled the price of fuel in the economically shattered country. (AP)
President Trump brushed off the characterization from the freshman congresswoman.
President Trump says a border wall with Mexico would help keep drugs from coming across the border. But that's not how the Mexican cartels operate.
The president has claimed repeatedly that many federal workers directly impacted by the partial U.S. government shutdown support his demand for a border wall. But a new poll of government employees shows that few actually do.
New California Gov. Gavin Newsom mounted the stage in Sacramento Monday to take his oath of office and deliver an inaugural address.
President Trump's nominee for attorney general promises that he will abide by his sense of what is right and will not be susceptible to pressure from the president or from whatever quarter.
No talks were publicly scheduled as the Los Angeles teachers' strike enters its third day. Some 30,000 Los Angeles teachers are on strike for higher pay, smaller class sizes and more staff. (Reuters)
A week after announcing her presidential candidacy, the representative from Hawaii releases a video apology.
Rep. Steve King’s base of support, including in his home state of Iowa, continues to erode after comments he made appearing to praise white supremacy were published in the New York Times. Des Moines is not located in King’s district.
The New York senator becomes the third woman to enter the 2020 presidential race.
The Democrats on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hammered former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday for his role in rolling back environmental protections at the Environmental Protection Agency.