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. » Read More
By: Jacob Pramuk
Democrats jumped on comments from White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow, who said the Trump administration will "probably" address "larger entitlements" next year. » Read More
By: Christina Wilkie
"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. » Read More
By: Jeff Daniels
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. » Read More
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.
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, told reporters on Monday that if Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh lied in denying that he sexually assaulted a woman at a high school party in the early 1980s that it would "obviously" disqualify him.
Trump was speaking at the inaugural White House meeting of the a group dubbed the President's National Council for the American Worker.
Koch network backs Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court after Christine Ford accused him of sexual assault while in high school.
As part of his plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort agreed to forfeit real estate and cash estimated to be worth between $42 million and $46 million.
An attorney for the New York Republican says his client will remain on the ballot despite an insider trading indictment.