Quid pro quo, domestic errands: Takeaways from…

Two weeks of House impeachment hearings produced at times riveting testimony

Short-Term Spending Bill Passed By Congress…

The resolution will keep the government funded through Dec. 20.

Biden Taking Heat For His Stance On Weed

Former Vice President Joe Biden has been fielding criticism for his stance on marijuana. Experts say it could be a political liability.

The Latest: US may take federal execution case to…

Attorney General William Barr tells The Associated Press he will take the Trump administration’s bid to restart federal executions after a 16-year hiatus to the Supreme Court if necessary

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Tennessee Asks Trump Admin. To Approve Medicaid…

The controversial request is part of Tennessee's TennCare plan.

Supreme Court To Consider Climatologist's Suit…

Climate scientist Michael Mann is suing conservative magazine National Review for defamation.

Trump to pay respects to Army officers killed in…

President Donald Trump plans to pay his respects to two U.S. service members who were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan this week

Bloomberg Files Papers With the FEC to Run

The paperwork Michael Bloomberg filed paperwork Thursday with the FEC says he's a Democratic candidate for president. But his aides, again, said not so fast. Bloomberg had to take this step within 15 days of putting himself on the Arkansas and Alabama primary ballots earlier this month, CBS News reports....

Over 200 Lawmakers Push EPA To Rethink Union…

The lawmakers say the new contract was unilaterally imposed on workers in June.

China Urges Trump To Veto Hong Kong Legislation

The White House has not indicated if President Trump plans to sign the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act into law.

White House, GOP senators discuss impeachment…

White House officials and Republican senators have met to discuss strategy for a possible Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump

Debate clash on race pushes issue to forefront…

Race is moving to the forefront of the Democratic presidential primary after Pete Buttigieg used the debate stage Wednesday to connect his experiences as a gay man to black Americans’ long struggle against racism

Energy Department Pushes Back On Sondland…

The Department of Energy says EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland "misrepresented" the facts when he talked about Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Wednesday.

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10 Democratic Candidates Square Off In Atlanta…

Moderators Rachel Maddow, Andrea Mitchell, Kristen Welker and Ashley Parker kept the debate moving, hitting multiple issues throughout the two hours.

Governor vetoes bill outlawing abortions over…

Pennsylvania’s Democratic governor is vetoing a bill that would prohibit abortions because of a prenatal Down syndrome, a day after it passed the Republican-controlled Legislature

Democratic candidates text Georgia voters who may…

Which 'Qualifying Polls' Does The DNC Use To Name…

Poll numbers play a key role in determining which presidential candidates make the debate stage. But not all polls are created equal.

Gordon Sondland Reveals Explosive Details In…

EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland's lengthy opening statement started the proceedings off with a bang.

'This Is All Going to Blow Up'

As the impeachment hearings got back underway on Capitol Hill Thursday, President Trump called Democrats participating in the proceedings "human scum." In a morning tweet, Trump wrote that "corrupt politician Adam Schiff’s lies are growing by the day," and he urged Republicans to stay united in his defense. Soon, he...

Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss…

President Trump celebrates artists and a couple of well-known institutions with the National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal

Experts: Cyberattack And Disinformation Threats…

A panel of experts tell Congress that U.S. election infrastructure remains vulnerable to foreign threats.

House Judiciary Committee Passes Historic…

A sweeping bill to legalize marijuana, expunge criminal records and reinvest in communities impacted by prohibition has made it through committee.

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Biden courts Southern black mayors for 2020…

Joe Biden has met with a group of Southern black mayors representing millions of voters in urban centers who could play a key role in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race

Michigan GOP leader uses expletive to call…

A Republican legislative leader is drawing criticism after a college newspaper quoted him using an expletive to describe Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Democratic lawmakers as “crazy.”

Trump Threatens To Up China Tariffs If It Doesn't…

Neither side has commented on the deal's delay.