Politics

Montana congressman misled authorities on…

Documents released Friday show a Montana congressman misled investigators about his assault on a reporter and claimed that the "liberal media" was "trying to make a story" out of it

White House Asks For Billions In Cuts To Offset…

The White House wants Congress to approve $44 billion for hurricane aid, but it's conscious of increasing the national debt.

Not Invited To The Trump Wedding? You Can Still…

A piece of wedding cake from Donald and Melanie Trump's 2005 wedding is being auctioned off.

How Much Power Does The Senate Ethics Committee…

A Senate ethics committee investigation could be the first step in kicking a senator out of office — but that's pretty rare.

Moscow meeting in June 2017 under scrutiny in…

Congressional investigators probing Moscow discussion on disclosure of Trump Tower meeting

As sex scandals topple the powerful: Why not…

As sex scandals topple the powerful, some are asking: Why not Trump?

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Senators Say Kushner Isn't Being Forthcoming In…

The Senate Judiciary Committee says Jared Kushner hasn't provided all the requested documents about Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Sen. Bob Menendez Now Faces A Senate Ethics…

Just hours after a mistrial was announced, the Senate Ethics Committee said it will resume its investigation of the embattled senator.

The Latest: Judge tells critics of his sex post: Lighten up

An Ohio state Supreme Court justice running for governor has a message for people who've criticized him for volunteering candid details about his sexual past on Facebook: 'Lighten up folks'

Allegations against Alabama's Roy Moore dividing…

Allegations of sexual improprieties by Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore are dividing Republicans and women in particular

Taxpayers Are Footing The Bill For Congressional…

Outside of Congress, taxpayers may also be footing the bill for businesses' sexual harassment-related settlements.

Members Of Congress Want An Ethics Investigation…

Including Franken himself.

Medicare 'Part B' premiums to rise next year for many

Many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage

VA exploring idea of merging health system with…

The Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring merging its health system with the Pentagon's as part of its effort to expand private health care

Roy Moore Says Sen. Mitch McConnell Needs To…

The U.S. Senate candidate's religious supporters from across the country targeted accusers, the media and establishment politicians.

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Making The President Hilarious: A Former…

David Litt led the way on four Correspondents dinners and wrote countless speeches for President Obama — we discussed his time in the White House.

White House requests $44 billion disaster aid bill

The White House has sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that falls far short of demands from hurricane-hit Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico

Ultra-wealthy win in Senate tax bill, other face…

The ultra-wealthy do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House

Judge Declares Mistrial In Sen. Bob Menendez's…

Despite multiple tries to reach a verdict, jurors couldn't unanimously decide whether or not Menendez gave political favors in return for gifts.

A Group Of Senators Is Pushing For Better…

Senators from both parties want to prevent mass shootings — by making states and agencies more vigilant.

Weinstein's Impact: List of men accused of sexual…

The Weinstein Effect: A list of men in the entertainment and media industries accused of sexual harassment, abuse, or other misconduct

House Approves Massive GOP Tax Overhaul Bill

The House passed its Tax Reform and Jobs Act, which could be the first major shake-up to the U.S. tax system in over 30 years.

The Latest: Economic adviser talks tax bill with…

The chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers says he met with a GOP senator who opposes the senate's tax overhaul plan

Justice Department Calls Out 29 More Places For…

The U.S. Justice Department is warning more cities, counties and states it claims might have "sanctuary policies" protecting undocumented immigrants.

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Florida Democratic Party chair resigns over…

Florida Democrat Party Chairman Stephen Bittel resigned after anonymous allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior, a decision he made Friday after four candidates for governor said he should step down over the report

More Women Come Forward With Allegations Against…

Three more women have come forward with stories of unwanted sexual advances or misconduct involving Roy Moore, now an Alabama U.S. Senate candidate.

Catalan rebels to campaign from Belgium amid…

A court in Belgium on Friday pushed back the extradition arguments of ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four allies until at least Dec. 4, likely keeping the secessionist rebels in Belgium right through Catalonia's regional election campaign