Politics

Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in…

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's deadly assault on the Afghan city of Ghazni is the kind of violence the insurgents are likely to repeat in the run up to parliamentary elections scheduled for October

Democrats Say They'll Sue If Kavanaugh Info…

They said they wanted the documents in 20 business days, setting the deadline during Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing.

Official: HHS Doesn't Have To Check On Kids…

A congressional report found there wasn't a government agency tasked with monitoring those children's care.

Trump's military parade delayed until at least…

The Defense Department says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump won't happen in 2018

Former US security leaders blast Trump for…

President Donald Trump's admission that he is going after security clearances to punish those involved in the Russia probe underscores the president's willingness to use his executive power to try to derail the investigation

Senate Votes To Condemn Trump-Like Attacks On…

While President Trump isn't mentioned by name, the Senate asserted the press is not an "enemy of the people," as he likes to claim.

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Trump's Military Parade Could Cost More Than We…

The Bastille Day inspired parade is estimated to cost $92 million.

Michigan Democrat Sorry for Racist Remarks About Rival

"Those are not ... the kind of comments I would usually make," a Michigan state lawmaker said Thursday, apologizing for racist remarks she was overheard making about an Asian-American rival. State Rep. Bettie Cook Scott, who faced state Rep. Stephanie Chang and four other candidates in the Democratic primary for state...

Los Angeles mayor: Trump sows division, does…

AP Interview: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, says President Donald Trump has done "plenty of racist things" to divide the nation while failing to deliver on health care reform and other promises

US Trade Talks With China Will Continue In Late…

China's Commerce Ministry said it was invited by the U.S. to discuss trade and economic issues.

Why John Brennan Had (And Lost) His Security…

President Trump revoked former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance. Why did Brennan and other ex-intel officials still have clearance?

Questions mark first day of deliberations at…

Questions mark first day of deliberations at Manafort trial

Next mission for women with military service: Run…

Female veterans are campaigning to change Congress, where those with military experience account for just 1 in 5 lawmakers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's New Bill Aims To…

Under the proposal, corporations that make over $1 billion per year would have to give employees more say in financial decisions.

President Trump Releases Statement On John…

The statement point to events during Brennan's tenure at the CIA that it says "calls into question his objectivity and credibility."

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After stumbles, Trump and McConnell forge bond…

Much has changed in the unlikely partnership between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump

Senate confirms more Trump judges

The Senate is confirming so many new judges that President Donald Trump has more put more nominees on the circuit court bench in his first two years than other administrations

The Omarosa Drama Is Putting Trump's…

And it's not clear whether it would even hold up in court.

Deported Parents Could Finally Reunite With 386…

Newsy talked to a deported mother and her lawyer to shed light on the government's plan to reunite her and other deported parents with their kids.

Mattis aide to be nominated to head US Southern Command

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says his senior military assistant, Navy Vice Adm. Craig Faller, will be nominated to serve as the next head of U.S. Southern Command.

Bolton To Meet With Russian Officials As A…

The Kremlin confirmed Wednesday that the meeting is on the books, just one day after the White House first announced it.

Transgender Candidate Makes History In Vermont…

Christine Hallquist is the first transgender candidate to win a major party's nomination for governor.

Where White House touts a boom, most economists see a blip

While Trump officials see a long-standing boom, economists foresee slower growth ahead

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Anonymous Officials Say Trump's Military Parade…

The Veterans Day military parade President Trump ordered in February has been controversial from the start, with critics wondering if Trump was trolling the nation , the Pentagon saying the tanks Trump wanted couldn't be involved , and the Office of Management and Budget warning the whole thing could cost millions . And...

How Young Hispanics May Have The Deciding Vote In…

By 2030, the largest percentage of eligible voters will be Hispanic. But who will they vote for?

US Sen. Bernie Sanders Clinches Vermont's Senate…

The Associated Press called the race with with Sanders holding about 94 percent of the vote.