Move Towards National Popular Vote Gains Momentum

Colorado could become the latest state to link its electoral college votes with the national popular vote.

President Trump's Claim About Uncontrolled Chain…

Immigrants can sponsor relatives to move to the U.S., but the process isn't the free-for-all President Trump makes it out to be.

North Carolina Election Board Orders A New 9th…

The race between Harris and Democrat Dan McCready has been stalled over allegations of election fraud.

Judge Expands Roger Stone's Gag Order After…

Judge Amy Berman Jackson ordered Stone to appear in court Thursday to address his controversial Instagram post with her picture.

Florida Gov. Proposes Importing Cheaper…

Gov. Ron DeSantis says he has a plan to lower prescription drug costs for Floridians — and it involves importing drugs from Canada.

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Mike Pompeo Rules Out Senate Run In Kansas

The Secretary of State has confirmed he won't run for U.S. Senate in 2020, so who's still rumored to run for the Republican nomination?

Debunking The Link Between Refund Checks And…

The average tax refund might be smaller this year than it was at this point in 2018, but that doesn't mean you paid more in taxes.

House Dems To Introduce Measure To Stop Trump's…

The resolution is expected to officially be introduced on Friday.

The Contentious Business Of Holding ICE Prisoners…

With controversy surrounding ICE, more and more officials are reassessing — or ending — their detention deals with the federal government.

Ethics Watchdog Says Wilbur Ross Inaccurately…

An ethics watchdog says Ross incorrectly disclosed that he had sold off certain stocks.

Government Admits Some Private Groups Can Access…

The names on the list are accessible through a national crime database, but access to that database is controlled by the FBI.

Maryland AG Says State Could Lose $513M In…

Maryland's attorney general says the state will join 15 others in suing President Trump over his national emergency declaration.

For Presidents, One Brain Region Helps Campaign…

What separates a good candidate from a bad one could be neurological.

SCOTUS Rules Ban On Excessive Fines Applies To…

In an unanimous ruling Wednesday, the Supreme Court decided excessive fines can't be imposed by state and local governments, per the Eighth Amendment.

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Trump To Nominate Jeffrey Rosen As Deputy…

If confirmed by the Senate, Rosen will replace Rod Rosenstein, who is expected to step down from his role by the middle of March.

Bernie Sanders Faces New Hurdles in 2020

Bernie Sanders launched a new White House bid with enviable polls numbers and record-breaking fundraising. But there are several challenges ahead.

Washington Roundup: Focus On Congress After…

Congress is on recess this week, but The Firewall's David Hawkings says to expect leaders to try to stop President Trump's emergency declaration.

House To Investigate Push To Sell Nuclear Power…

A report from the House oversight committee raises concerns about national security and the Trump administration's relationship with Saudi Arabia.

Iowa Gov. Won't Appeal Ruling That Strikes Down…

Gov. Kim Reynolds said her decision not to appeal the Iowa Supreme Court's ruling was "extremely difficult," but she doesn't see a way to appeal it.

The Awkwardness Of Trying To Be A 'Relatable…

Appealing to everyday Americans can be difficult for politicians, where any misstep can be a fatal blow to a campaign.

Another Person Dies In Border Protection Custody

The 45-year-old Mexican national was detained for illegal re-entry after crossing the border earlier this month.

Bernie Sanders Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

But Sanders is joining an already-crowded and diverse field of candidates for the Democratic nomination.

Rod Rosenstein Will Reportedly Step Down In…

Multiple outlets report an official announcement on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's replacement could come as early as this week.

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