Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, said an FBI investigation should be "the first step" before she testifies to the Senate. » Read More
By: Dan Mangan
Trump's comment came five days after Manafort pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges brought by Mueller in federal court in Washington, D.C., and agreed to cooperate with the prosecutor in an ongoing probe of the Trump campaign and other issues. » Read More
By: Kevin Breuninger
Hill also said her advice would be "to push the pause button" until a hearing can be put together that is "not biased by politics or men" — an apparent reference to the all-male Republican majority on the Senate Judiciary Committee. » Read More
By: Mike Calia
In an interview with The Hill, the president said he wasn't happy with Jeff Sessions over "numerous things," including how the Justice Department has handled the border. » Read More
In the primaries, Democrats largely calibrated their positions on gun measures, turned their backs to the NRA, and won. They now prepare for midterm battles in red-tinged states against Republican pro-gun candidates and face a strong NRA opposition.
Democrats jumped on comments from White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow, who said the Trump administration will "probably" address "larger entitlements" next year.
North Carolina's poultry sector suffered the loss of at least 3.4 million chickens and turkeys as a result of Hurricane Florence, and swine losses are now estimated to be about 5,500 hogs, according to the state's agriculture agency.
A big change since the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings has been the #MeToo movement, which has made it less likely that women's accusations of sexual misconduct by powerful men will be brushed off.
"I feel so badly for him that he's going through this," Trump said at a White House press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda.
An ongoing and widening trade war poses political risks for Republicans as they try to stop Democrats from taking House and Senate majorities in November's midterms.
Do Democrats have enough political momentum to seize control of the House and the Senate from Republicans in November? Three major factors will shape the outcome.
Republicans had sounded the alarm after a series of polls showed a tighter race between Cruz and O'Rourke.
The hurricane has claimed at least 32 lives, officials said, including 25 in North Carolina. Some measures of the storm's damage estimate $2.5 billion in total insured losses alone.
Former White House economic advisor Gary Cohn said President Donald Trump will work with Congress to pass a massive debt-fueled infrastructure bill if Democrats take control after November elections.
A spokesman for the Judiciary Committee's ranking Democrat, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, says, "It could be that they haven't heard from her yet because they scheduled the hearing without first talking with her or her lawyer."
Bob Woodward's Trump administration tell-all "Fear: Trump in the White House" had the highest first-week sales of any book in Simon & Schuster's 94-year history, the publisher said on Tuesday.
The United States needs to determine how to accommodate China as a rising power in the Asia-Pacific region, even if a declining U.S. presence there reduces stability, according to an expert.
Those tariffs will rise to 25 percent at the end of the year as Trump escalates a trade conflict with the world's second-largest economy.
The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing on Monday, September 24.
There are several bills on the desk of California Gov. Jerry Brown that would ban smoking on state beaches and parks but given he voted a beach smoking ban last year it's unclear if he will sign the legislation.