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NRA spokesperson: 'Insane monster' shouldn't have been able to get a firearm

Dana Loesch, the spokesperson for the National Rifle Association, says a shooter who killed 17 people last week at a ...

Father of teen slain in Florida school massacre slams Rubio on gun stances

Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jamie was murdered during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting last week...

Parkland congressman: 'It's not too soon, it's too late' to talk about gun control

Rep. Ted Deutch said "it is too late" to be having the conversation about gun control after 17 people were killed las...

Rubio backs raising age to buy rifles, says he'll consider ban on large-capacity magazines

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday he would support legislation to prevent an 18-year-old from buying...

Superintendent: 'We don't need to put guns in the hands of teachers'

The superintendent for the district that includes the Florida high school where 17 people were shot last week said ar...

NRA rejects idea of raising minimum age to buy rifles

The National Rifle Association is rejecting ideas to raise the minimum age for purchasing rifles.The idea of k...

More than 800,000 students live in school districts where shootings have happened

One school shooting after another has struck communities across the country, and the toll goes beyond the dead and wo...

The Point: 8 numbers on guns that matter

The gun debate is heating up, again, in the wake of the slayings of 17 people one week ago at a school in Parkland, F...

Here's what Congress is investigating from the Obama administration

President Donald Trump requested the FBI investigate how the Obama administration was involved in Russian meddling in...

Trump's approval rating dips to 37%, new poll finds

President Donald Trump's approval rating has dipped back below 40%, a new poll released Wednesday found.Trump'...

Sessions weathers yet another Trump Twitter taunt

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is unlikely to go anywhere soon, despite ...

Could this gun control push end differently? History says ... maybe

A group of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School got their first, bitter taste of gun control politics o...

Congresswoman claims most mass shooters are Democrats

Rep. Claudia Tenney, an upstate New York Republican who is up for re-election in one of the most competitive congress...

Flake backs bill to raise age to buy AR-15 style weapons

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake announced Wednesday he's backing a bill to increase the minimum age to buy a semi-automati...

Trump's note card for Parkland shooting discussion: 'I hear you'

President Donald Trump heard emotional stories Wednesday from people affected by the nation's deadliest school shooti...

Kelli Ward's DC charm offensive

Arizona US Senate hopeful Kelli Ward is here to show conservatives that she's not crazy -- and to convince them that ...

Trump says 'the facts' prove he's tougher on Russia than Obama -- they don't

President Donald Trump declared Tuesday on Twitter that "the facts" prove he's been tougher on Russia than his predec...

Trebek will moderate Pennsylvania gubernatorial debate

Answer: He is a quiz show host-turned-political debate moderator.If you said, "Who is Alex Trebek?" you'd be r...

Schiff memo may finally see the light of day

The House Intelligence Committee's top Democrat says he hopes to release this week the Democratic memo that pushes ba...

New sealed filing in Manafort and Gates case

Paul Manafort and Rick Gates' case has added a new criminal charge or charges as of Wednesday, though whether the act...

Donald Trump vs. John Kelly vs. Jared Kushner vs. Jeff Sessions vs. H.R. McMaster

The most common complaint in any White House when it comes to how the media cover a president and his administration ...

Florida's gun vote was going to fail, even before Parkland

On Tuesday night, even as 100 or so students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were making their way to the s...

Sanders to publish book, 'Where We Go From Here,' after midterms

Sen. Bernie Sanders will publish a book titled "Where We Go From Here" a week after the 2018 midterm elections, St. M...

Kirsten Gillibrand swears off cursing for Lent

New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who last year made headlines ...

Supreme Court says terrorism victims can't seize Iranian artifacts from US museums

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that victims of terrorist attacks cannot seize Iranian antiquities currently on loa...

What Donald Trump's quote on Billy Graham tells you about Donald Trump

On Wednesday morning, legendary pastor Billy...

Trump challenges Sessions to investigate Obama, Democrats on Russia

President Donald Trump, after being crit...

US presidents mourn death of Billy Graham

US presidents mourned the loss Wednesday of evangelist Billy Graham, who served as a spiritual counsel and personal c...

Kushner-Kelly divide deepens over security clearance overhaul

White House chief of staff John Kelly has been locked in an internal struggle with President Donald Trump's son-in-la...

Kentucky Democrat wins state House seat in Trump stronghold

Democrats claimed a landslide victory in a special election for a Kentucky House district that voted heavily for Dona...

NRA to participate in CNN town hall

The National Rifle Association will participate in CNN's nationally televised town hall Wednesday with students, pare...

How AR-15-style guns, such as the one used in Parkland shooting, are legal

After multiple instances of gun violence -- such as the Parkland, Florida, high school mass shooting that left 17 dea...

Florida lawmaker's aide fired after claiming high school students are actors

A Florida representative's aide lost his job Tuesday after sending an email to a reporter falsely alleging that two ...

Students at town hall to Washington, NRA: Guns are the problem, do something

They were angry and frustrated. And given the chance to face the lawmakers and others who can make their lives safer,...

This is Trump's big chance on changing gun laws -- if he wants to take it

If President Donald Trump is truly serious about his vow to come up with "solutions" to gun violence, he has a golden...

Congress wonders if this time will be different for gun control

In America, gun violence has become a reoccurring fact of life, and the response to it is even more predictable....

NYT: Kushner is pushing back on giving up his access to classified info

White House officials Jared Kushner and John Kelly are privately feuding over Kushner's access to classified informat...

Trump accuser says she's 'not surprised' he called her a liar

Rachel Crooks says she is "not surprised" that President Donald Trump called her a liar."I mean, that's not th...

US Vice President Mike Pence was set to meet with North Korean officials, but they canceled

US Vice President Mike Pence was set to meet with North Korean officials, including Kim Jong Un's sister, during his ...

White House says new security clearance policy will not affect Kushner's work

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said chief of staff John Kelly's new security clearance directive will not ...

Trump tweets call to strengthen background checks

President Donald Trump called for reforming background checks for gun purchases in a tweet on Tuesday night."W...

CNN key House races: New Pennsylvania maps help Democrats in several districts

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court gave Democrats a boost in their effort to gain control of the House this week when it ...

Man pleads guilty to threatening New York congressman

A New York man pleaded guilty to threatening to kill GOP Rep. John Katko last fall, US Attorney James Kennedy's offic...

HUD inspector general looking into role Ben Carson's family has played

The Department of Housing and Urban Development's inspector general is looking into the role HUD Secretary Ben Carson...

Senior HHS official placed on leave for promoting unfounded claims and conspiracy theories on social media

A top official at the Department of Health and Human Services has been placed on administrative leave after a CNN KFi...

Sarah Sanders cryptically hints at action against Russia

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, seeking to blunt criticism that the Trump administration has not punished ...

Florida governor candidate: Parkland is 'a wake-up call we can't ignore'

A Florida candidate for governor released a campaign ad Tuesday that ties the state's recent school shooting to its g...

Federal courts say they'll now track sexual harassment data

The administrator of the nation's federal courts office says it will begin tracking and releasing data on sexual hara...

1 number-that explains the total madness of gun politics

97%.That's the percentage of people in a new Quinnipiac University national poll who say they support "requiri...

What's in a name? In global affairs, street signs can be political irritants

Olive Branch Street in Ankara, Turkey. Boris Nemtsov Plaza in Washington, DC. Bobby Sands Street in Tehran, Iran....

Trump moves to ban bump stocks

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday h...

Sanders says Trump wasn't blaming Florida shooting on FBI Russia investigation

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tried to finesse a weekend tweet from President Donald Trump blaming the FB...

Trump awards Medal of Valor to 12 Americans

President Donald Trump will award the Me...

'I will not shut up,' Haley tells Palestinian negotiator

Pledging she "will not shut up," US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Tuesday that the Trump administ...

Donald Trump and Mitt Romney are friends now! Barf.

On Monday night, President Donald Trump endorsed Mitt Romney's Utah Senate candidacy. He did so, of course, ...

Ex-GOP Rep.: Parkland student survivors could 'be hijacked by left-wing groups'

A former Georgia Republican congressman suggested Tuesday that left-wing groups could exploit the grief and efforts o...

Army awards medals to students killed in Florida shooting

The US Army is awarding medals for heroism to three students killed in last week's school shooting in Parkland, Flori...

Dutch lawyer pleads guilty to lying about interaction with Rick Gates

Special counsel Robert Mueller has charged a lawyer with allegedly lying to investigators about covering up his discu...

Supreme Court lets California gun control laws stand

The Supreme Court declined Tuesday to take up two gun-related cases out of California, maintaining its reluctance to ...

Trump tweets denial of woman's claim he kissed her without consent

President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied...

Why the new Pennsylvania map is a 'huge' deal in the fight for House control

On Monday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court redrew the state's congressional lines in advance of the 2018 election. (Th...

Trump to Pennsylvania Republicans: Fight newly drawn congressional map

President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that Republicans should take a newly drawn map of congressional district lin...

Trump keeps up attacks on Obama over Russian meddling

President Donald Trump is continuing to blame his predecessor for not doing enough to deter Russian interference in t...

Poll: Majority blames Congress, Trump for not doing more to prevent mass shootings

A majority of Americans blame Congress and President Donald Trump for not doing more to prevent mass shootings, ...

The places that will decide the 2018 midterm elections

Red pockets. Romneyland. Blue-collar blues.Those labels describe the three groups of seats in the House of Rep...

These Florida lawmakers accepted money from the National Rifle Association

Nearly a week after a gunman stormed the hallways of their school in a deadly rampage, students from Marjory Stoneman...

CNN announces town hall with students, parents affected by Florida school shooting

The school shooting in Florida this week has sparked a renewed call for lawmakers to take action, and some of the lou...

US show of force sends Russia a message in Black Sea

The US Navy is ramping up its presence in the Black Sea as part of a bid to counter Russia's increased presence there...

Trump endorses Mitt Romney for Senate

President Donald Trump said Monday he supports Mitt Romney's bid for the US Senate from Utah, endorsing a former riva...

Teens hold 'lie-in' outside White House to demand gun reform

A group of teens and more than a hundred supporters staged a "lie-in" outside the White House on Presidents Day to pr...

Will more young people support gun control after Parkland? Recent history suggests no.

In the aftermath of the shooting in Parkland, Florida last week, some of the student survivors are calling on Congres...

Florida GOP Rep. Tom Rooney retiring

Florida's Republican Rep. Tom Rooney is retiring rather than seeking a sixth term this fall.Rooney, a lawmaker...

Political scientists rank Trump last, Lincoln first in presidential greatness survey

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan enjoyed upward bumps in their greatness rankings, wh...

Exclusive: Mueller's interest in Kushner grows to include foreign financing efforts

Special counsel Robert Mueller's interest in Jared Kushner has expanded beyond his contacts with Russia and now inclu...

Court releases new Pennsylvania congressional maps, could help Democrats

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court released new congressional district lines Monday, replacing the old Republican-drawn m...

Trump blames Obama for inaction over Russia meddling

President Donald Trump remained focused ...

GOP congressional candidate defends AR-15 giveaway

A Kansas congressional hopeful said Monday that he's sticking by his campaign giveaway of an AR-15 rifle despite crit...

Trump to break bread with reporters at tony Gridiron Dinner

President Donald Trump will attend next month's tony Gridiron Club dinner in Washington, putting the President in the...

9 totally unpresidential things Donald Trump tweeted over Presidents Day weekend

It's become almost de rigueur at this moment in time to note that President Donald Trump is the least presid...

Here's what the Senate gun bill says

Following the shooting in Parkland, Florida, the White House said President Donald Trump "is supportive of efforts to...

Trump motorcade driver found with firearm in bag

A driver in President Donald Trump's motorcade inadvertently brought a firearm near the President's beachfront estate...

Democrats, Oprah and Russia: A wild weekend of Trump tweets

Even by his standards, President Donald Trum...

Trump's thoughts on other presidents

Presidents look back on past precedents (and presidents) perhaps more so than people in most other positions. That's ...

Trump open to improving background checks, spokesman says

President Donald Trump "is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system" for gun purchases, l...

Parkland survivors rip politicians' 'pathetic' responses

Two survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting slammed politicians' responses to the massacre, calling them ...

Kremlin dismisses Mueller's indictment of 13 Russians

The Russian government denied Monday that it had interfered in the 2016 US election campaign in the Kremlin's first r...

Trump tweet angers survivors of Parkland shooting

Students who survived the Parkland, Florida, shooting laid into President Donald Trump after he linked the FBI's fail...

Prominent GOP donor pledges to withhold donations until candidates support weapons legislation

A top Republican donor vowed on Saturday to stop cutting checks for candidates and political groups that do not suppo...

LA Times: Former Trump aide Gates to plead guilty, testify against Manafort

Former Trump presidential campaign aide Rick Gates has agreed to testify against former Trump campaign chairman Paul ...

What to watch for in the Russia investigation

Here are the stories our D.C. insiders are talking about in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast, where you get a g...

Billionaire Bill Gates says he should pay 'significantly higher' taxes

Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates says he should pay more in taxes and that the government should require ...

Donald Trump's Russia delusion bubbles over

President Donald Trump has long been obsessed with the idea that the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016...

Orrin Hatch apologizes to Rob Porter's ex-wives

The ex-wives of Rob Porter, a White House aide who recently resigned over domestic abuse allegations, say they have r...

Pruitt postponing visit to Israel after reports of expensive travel

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has postponed a planned visit to Israel following criticism for ta...

Trump blames everyone but Russia

President Donald Trump, ensconced in his opulent private club of Mar-a-Lago this weekend, had a screed of combative t...

Kasich to Trump: 'Take some steps' on gun control

Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich said the...

Trump: 'They are laughing their asses off in Moscow' over how US handled Russia investigations

President Donald Trump says Russians are "laughing their asses off in Moscow" for the way Washington has handled the ...

Trump slams FBI's handling of tip on Florida school shooter

President Donald Trump lashed out at the FBI late Saturday, describing its failure to follow up on a tip about...

WaPo: Emails detail how senior US military officers dealt with Hawaii's false missile alert

After a false missile threat alert from Hawaii's government, top US senior military officers began discussing how to ...

Trump responds to Mueller indictment news

The White House continues to vehemently deny collusion with Russia a day after multiple indictments of Russian nation...

EPA documents show agency's justification for Pruitt travel

Newly released documents show how the Environmental Protection Agency justified several expensive charter flights for...

NYT: McConnell 'can't imagine' Trump not supporting Romney

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he "can't imagine" President Donald Trump not backing Mitt Romney's campa...

LeBron James: 'I am more than an athlete'

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James appears to be engaged in a feud with Fox News host Laura Ingraham, who took ...

Pence: School safety to be administration's top priority

Vice President Mike Pence signaled a new White House focus on school safety and mental health in light of the Parklan...

Romney open to new gun measures like 'enhanced background checks'

Mitt Romney said Friday that the nation must act swiftly to address the scourge of gun violence, stating that he was ...

Former Russian ambassador to US calls allegations of Russian meddling 'hunting spree'

The former Russian ambassador to the US called the allegations that Russia meddled in the US election part of a "hunt...

Romney picked the perfect state to be an anti-Trump Republican

Mitt Romney declared his bid for the US Senate from Utah on Friday. Despite being a fellow Republican, Romney is expe...

Concern grows within Pentagon about Trump's proposed parade

There is growing concern within the US military about the costs of President Donald Trump's proposed military parade ...

McMaster: Evidence of Russian meddling is 'now really incontrovertible'

Evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is "now really incontrovertible," White House National Security Adv...

Week of chaos, again, engulfs Trump's Washington

Another bitter week that took Washington to the brink of exhaustion landed Donald Trump at the epicenter of more trag...

Mueller indicts 13 Russian nationals over 2016 election interference

Special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly meddling in...

Former intelligence chief predicts 'other shoes to drop' in Mueller case

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper predicted Friday there will be "other shoes to drop" in specia...

Special counsel court filing reveals new bank fraud allegations against Manafort

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office dropped more potentially damning details -- from an allegation of "additional...

Trump visits Florida hospital, sheriff's office after Parkland shooting

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, aiming to honor the victims of Wednesday's school shooting in Pa...

Bill Clinton wants to weigh in on whether to release sealed 1998 grand jury documents

Former President Bill Clinton told a federal court on Friday that he'd like to weigh in on whether sealed documents f...

'Unwitting' former Trump campaign aides react to special counsel indictments

Former aides to the Trump presidential campaign viewed the latest indictment from special counsel Robert Mueller on F...

Trump appointee who was banned from Uber for alleged racial comments is out at federal volunteer agency

A senior adviser at the agency that oversees federal volunteer efforts is out after CNN's KFile reported last month t...

Who is @TEN_GOP from the Russia indictment? Here's what we found reading 2,000 of its tweets

The posts read like a "Who's Who" of right-wing and libertarian media icons: links to Alex Jones. Pamela Geller. Brei...

Mike Pence: Parkland shooting is 'every parent's worst nightmare'

Vice President Mike Pence on Friday called the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, "every parent's worst nig...

Forensic team searches Syrian mass graves for American hostage remains

A team of US military and federal law enforcement forensic experts made its first visit to a suspected mass grave sit...

Embattled VA secretary's staffer leaves in wake of watchdog report

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin's chief of staff is stepping down, the latest fallout from an inspector gene...

#2020Vision: Warren talks 'Pocahontas' while Booker, Gillibrand swear off corporate cash

Our weekly roundup of the news, notes and chatter about the prospects for the next Democratic presidential race:...

Tillerson works to repair ties with Turkey

The US and Turkey will create working groups to tackle unresolved areas of tension, including Washington's anti-ISIS ...

Californian man pleads guilty to identity fraud connected to Russian interference in presidential election

A California man pleaded guilty to identity fraud in a second case unsealed Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller ...

Clinton urges political action in response to Parkland shooting

Hillary Clinton urged political action Friday in response to the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, pushing...

Melania Trump arrives solo to air base amid second affair scandal as first couple heads to Florida

First lady Melania Trump eschewed the traditional South Lawn couple's walk to Marine One on Friday amid another adult...

Vice President Mike Pence visits the Texas-Mexico border

Vice President Mike Pence travels to the Texas-Mexico border on Friday in his first visit to the area as vice preside...

FBI says it didn't act on tip about Parkland shooter

Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a review Friday into how the Justice Department and FBI respond to indications...

Potential 2020 hopeful Garcetti heads to South Carolina for Dem fundraiser

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will make his first foray into the Palmetto State as a potential 2020 presidential co...

3 billboards near Miami are trolling Sen. Marco Rubio after the Florida school massacre

"Slaughtered in school""And still no gun control?""How come, Marco Rubio?"That's the message scr...

Donald Trump's absolutely disastrous week

President Donald Trump hasn't had a lot of good weeks since becoming president last January. But this one looks like ...

Republicans just got some much-needed good news on the recruiting front

The North Dakota Senate race may not be on the top of your mind right now.But what's happening in North Dakota...

Read the indictment of 13 Russian nationals for election meddling

A federal grand jury in the District of Columbia...

Why would Romney run?

On Friday, Mitt Romney made it official: He is running for Utah's open Senate seat. Romney enters the race as the ove...

Trump to host embattled Israeli prime minister next month

President Donald Trump will host ...

Why Romney called out Trump on immigration

Mitt Romney caught many people off guard on Friday with his sharp rebuke of the Trump administration's exclusionary t...

White House adviser, a Kushner friend, leaving White House

A top White House adviser in the Office of American Innovation and longtime friend of Jared Kushner's is leaving the ...

Florida vice mayor slams 'absurd' Trump visit

Mark Bogen, the vice mayor of Florida's Broward County, said Friday that President Donald Trump's expected visit with...

Senate Key Race alert: North Dakota is now a Toss-Up

Despite a favorable map, Republican prospects for growing their Senate majority have appeared murky, given the party'...

Romney announces US Senate run

Mitt Romney said in a video a...

The Political Runway: Fashion, gender and politics in America

There's more that goes into how Americans pick their politicians than where they stand on the issues. It's why politi...

Washington's political impotence is on full display

In Washington, political alienation is now so intense that the world's most powerful nation can't agree how to keep i...

The Trump Cabinet is traveling in style. Thanks, taxpayers!

On the campaign trail in 2016, Donald Trump promised to fill his Cabinet with the "best people in the world." As Pres...

New Yorker: Ex-Playmate alleges Trump system for covering up affairs

A former Playboy model who claims she had an affair with Donald Trump beginning in 2006 is going public with a descri...

Trump to meet with those affected by Florida shooting on Friday

President Donald Trump said Friday he will head to Florida later in the day to meet with those affected by the school...

It's been a full year since Donald Trump last held a news conference

Exactly one year ago today, Donald Trump held the first formal solo news conference of his presidency.He hasn'...

Supreme Court will meet behind closed doors Friday on DACA

The Supreme Court will meet behind closed doors Friday to decide whether to take up a lower court opinion that tempor...

Rebuffing Sessions, senators advance criminal justice reform bill

Senators of both parties on Thursday moved forward their long-odds legislation to enact some degree of reform for the...

What's next for DACA? 'Don't know'

Most everyone in Washington had three words after the Senate failed to pass any bill that would have resolved the sta...

Source: Blackburn takes WH meeting after Corker reports

Tennessee Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn met with Kellyanne Conway and other officials at the White House on Wednes...

If you blinked, you missed the immigration fight

Remember that big, amendment-laden debate the Senate was preparing for as the world's greatest deliberative body bega...

Senators fume after immigration bill failure

It was supposed to be a raucous, week-long, open floor debate on immigration -- the President's signature issue and s...

Issa issues 'no ifs-ands-or-buts denial' of affair in congressman's divorce case

Outgoing California GOP Rep. Darrell Issa has denied an affair with a fellow congressman's wife, after the congressma...

How do laws prevent mentally ill people from buying guns?

How could a young man whose lawyers say he has been "experiencing and enduring mental illness his entire life" purcha...

The pressure is on Kelly to put Porter crisis to rest

After weathering a week of self-induce...

Florida governor on gun laws: 'Everything's on the table'

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says "everything's on the table" when considering tightening gun control laws in the state fo...

'President Trump, please do something!' - Grieving mother demands answers after daughter is killed in Florida school shooting

"President Trump, please do something! Do something. Action! We need it now! These kids need safety now!"With ...

There's a gun for every American. But less than a third own guns.

The debate over guns in America has been renewed following the mass shooting in Florida on Wednesday. The discussion ...

White House blasts Russia for NotPetya cyberattack

The White House lambasted Russia in a statement Thursday for "the most destructive and costly cyber-attack in history...

Tillerson breaks protocol by meeting Turkey's Erdogan without translator

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met for more than three and a half hours of tough discussions with Turkish leaders i...

Democratic Rep. Walz: Justice Department should investigate Shulkin's hacking claim

The Justice Department should look into whether the email account for a top Veterans Affairs staffer had been hacked,...

Special counsel questioned Bannon this week

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team questioned former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon for hours over two ...

Bipartisan DACA, border security deal fails in Senate, putting immigration bill's future in doubt

In a resounding defeat after months of negotiations, senators on Thursday failed to advance a bipartisan proposal to ...

School shooting highlights tough gap between warning about and eliminating a threat

News emerged in the wake of the nation's latest school shooting that ...

Ex-wife's photos raise questions about McGahn's role in Porter scandal

The FBI obtained photos of the bruised face of Colbie Holderness seven days after President Donald Trump's inaugurati...

Trump inaugural committee pays $26 million to firm founded by first lady's friend

A firm founded by a senior adviser to first lady Melania Trump was paid close to $26 million to plan events around Pr...

American being held as ISIS fighter sought media access

An American citizen being held by the United States in Iraq for allegedly fighting for ISIS said he traveled to Syria...

GOP Rep. Cramer plans Friday entrance into North Dakota Senate race

North Dakota's Rep. Kevin Cramer is set to announce Friday that he will challenge Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in w...

Rubio: Gun laws wouldn't have prevented Parkland

Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday that gun restrictions would not have prevented the mass shooting at a high school in h...

Bipartisan immigration plan: Where the senators stand

A group of bipartisan senators struck a deal on an immigration compromise, but it's unclear whether it will garner th...

We've heard from Twitter Trump and Teleprompter Trump on the school shooting

Early Thursday morning, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to share his views about the school shooting in Parkla...

Bannon stonewalls House panel after WH advised him to invoke executive privilege

Steve Bannon told the House Intelligence Committee that he had been instructed by the White House to invoke executive...

Trump's one piece of gun-related legislation undid restrictions aimed at mental illness

The President had three things to say on Twitter about the Parkland school shooting in the 18 hours after it occurred...

National Democrats stay on the sidelines in close Pennsylvania House special election

Democratic candidate Conor Lamb is within 3 percentage points in a deep-red Pennsylvania congressional district ahead...

Paul Ryan says not yet time for political battles on guns

Amid renewed debate over gun control after Wednesday's school shooting in Florida, House Speaker Paul Ryan is arguing...

Empathetic Trump offers no tangible solution for mass shootings

President Donald Trump consoled America'...

Tillerson says Hezbollah must be constrained

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that Hezbollah is threatening the stability of Lebanon and the wider M...

Appeals court rules against latest Trump travel ban

A federal appeals court ruled against the latest version of President Donald Trump's travel ban on Thursday, holding ...

Obama calls for 'common-sense gun safety laws' after Florida school shooting

In the wake of the Florida high school shooting, former President Barack Obama is calling for legislative action on g...

Sessions says law enforcement 'should do better' after Florida school shooting

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that law enforcement "must do better" to prevent mass shootings in the w...

Amid continued string of mass shootings, gun control going nowhere in Congress

Almost immediately after a gunman in Las Vegas mowed down dozens of people and injured hundreds of concert-goers last...

Grassley: Gov't needs to do better on mental health and guns

In the wake of a Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley...

10 things the Parkland school shooting won't change

On Wednesday afternoon, a 19-year...

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