Politics

The Latest: County attorney will eye Gianforte…

A county attorney in Montana says he will review the case involving a Republican congressional candidate accused of shoving a reporter to the ground on the eve of a special election

Another Court Deals Another Setback To Trump's…

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling from a Maryland court rejecting President Trump's travel ban, citing religious discrimination.

Rumored Top FBI Director Candidate Just Withdrew…

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman cited the potential appearance of a conflict of interest as his reason for taking himself out of the running.

Oversight chair seeks more FBI documents in…

House oversight committee asks FBI to turn over more documents about former FBI Director James Comey's interactions with the White House and Justice Department

Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for…

President Donald Trump excoriated fellow NATO members Thursday for failing to meet the military alliance's financial benchmarks, asserting that leaves it weaker than it should be and is "not fair to the people and taxpayers of the United States."

Obama Takes A Shot At Trump In Berlin: 'We Can't…

Barack Obama has made other subtle jabs at Donald Trump's border wall promise in the past.

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The Trump Organization Might Not Be Abiding By…

Some members of Congress worry that the Trump Organization is violating the emoluments clause.

Tribes bash proposed Trump budget cuts to Native…

Fifty seven Native American tribes from six Western states have expressed outrage at President Trump's proposed budget cuts to federal programs and aid for American Indians

Trump plan to sell off half of oil stockpile…

President Donald Trump's proposal to sell nearly half the US emergency oil stockpile is renewing debate over the need for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Sessions Was Told Not To Disclose Russia Meetings…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was reportedly "instructed not to" disclose the meetings on his background check forms.

Fake Intel Might Have Swayed Comey On Going…

The FBI's decision to go public with its investigation of Hillary Clinton's email server might have been influenced by a fake document.

Nebraska prison revolt began with spat over alcohol

Officials say a deadly uprising at a Nebraska prison began because inmates were angry that prison staffers had confiscated 150 pounds of homemade alcohol from their cells

Poll: Older Americans want Medicare-covered long…

AP Poll: Most older Americans think Medicare should have a major role in paying for ongoing living assistance

Vermont's Governor Vetoes A Bill To Legalize…

Vermont's governor refused to sign legislation to legalize recreational marijuana, unless the state's Congress makes some changes.

CBO: Republican Health Care Bill Cuts Less Than…

The latest GOP health care bill — which passed the House in early May — would cut less from the federal deficit than its previous two versions.

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Greek ex-prime minister hurt as letter bomb…

Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos was injured after a letter bomb exploded inside his car in a central Athens, an attack that also left two Bank of Greece employees wounded

Retailers cheer GOP retreat on ending debit card…

Restaurants, grocers and several lawmakers are celebrating the decision to make a key change to a bill that would repeal much of the Dodd-Frank law enacted after the financial crisis

Does Trump's Budget Cut Medicaid Funding? No One…

Lawmakers have criticized the budget's impact on Medicaid, with the estimated funding cuts ranging from $600 billion to $1.4 trillion.

Some GOP Lawmakers Really Don't Like Trump's…

Some have called it "dead on arrival."

G-7 leaders seek common ground after seismic…

G-7 leaders will be looking to build trust as they seek common ground after a year of seismic shifts in global politics.

Senate acts on Trump pick, promotes judge to…

The Senate has elevated a federal trial court judge to fill the first appeals court vacancy in more than a year

Trump Praised The Philippines' Deadly Crackdown…

The commander-in-chief commended Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's "unbelievable job on the drug problem."

Ryan: Lawmakers will meet new debt deadline

House Speaker Paul Ryan is assuring investors that Congress will meet a new deadline to increase the government's borrowing cap and avert an economy-quaking default on U.S. obligations

Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA…

People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions will be facing higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018

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Trump Will Get A Private Lawyer To Handle Russia…

President Trump has reportedly picked Marc Kasowitz to represent him during the investigations about Russia's electoral interference.

Wild horses could be sold for slaughter in Trump…

Advocates for wild horses say President Donald Trump is giving in to ranchers and rural communities who don't want the animals competing for space on land in the U.S. West

Russia Probe Mounts: 3 Intelligence Directors…

Former CIA Director John Brennan confirmed Trump associates had ties to Russia, while National Intelligence Director Dan Coats declined to comment.