So far this month, Vice President Mike Pence has attended the inauguration of Mexico's new president, delivered remarks as the late President George H.W. Bush lay in state and held two formal calls with U.S. allies. » Read More
By: Carmin Chappell
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the incoming freshman lawmaker from New York, has renewed longstanding debates on the financial challenges facing members of Congress and their staff. » Read More
By: Brian Schwartz
"I am proud to shut down the government for border security," Trump said during a tense argument with Schumer and Pelosi. "If we don't get what we want, one way or the other ... I will shut down the government, absolutely." » Read More
By: Jacob Pramuk
Trump says he would be "proud" to shut down parts of the government if it results in his border wall. » Read More
Trump's lawyer Charles Harder said that the fees that Daniels was ordered to pay amount to 75 percent of Trump's legal feels in the case.
In a heavily redacted court filing Friday, Mueller laid out five lies Manafort is alleged to have told after he signed the plea agreement.
The USDA announced its final plans this month to roll back certain regulations from the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act.
The Pentagon knocked the recent Russian deployment of warplanes to Venezuela amid the oil-rich nation's economic crisis.
Additionally, the administration plans to disclose classified information about breaches of U.S. networks and sanction some of the people deemed responsible, according to The Washington Post's report.
When Democrats take a House majority next month for the first time since 2011, the power shift will give the campaign for a federal minimum wage hike its most credibility in years.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Senate will vote on a major criminal justice reform bill in December, paving the way for an easing of America's federal sentencing laws.
Maria Butina allegedly tried to inflitrate the National Rifle Association as part of a conspiracy to act as a Russian agent and advance the country's interests in the United States.
The $867 billion farm bill that includes expanded safety-net programs for farmers could be voted on as early as Wednesday or Thursday after joint House-Senate negotiators released the final version of the legislation.
Key legal moves are scheduled in cases involving at least three central figures in the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
A meeting among President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders will help to determine whether parts of the government shut down while setting the tone for the new era of divided government in Washington.
"Very productive conversations going on with China! Watch for some important announcements!" the president tweeted Tuesday morning.
Supporters of the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on steel and aluminum are making the case that they have worked as intended, without the huge job losses opponents had predicted.
The delay sent the sterling to a 20-month low. Prime Minister Theresa May must now go back to Europe to try get the exit deal amended.
Four Democratic senators want to know whether White House deputy chief of staff Bill Shine is breaking ethics laws as he continues to get paid millions in bonuses by Fox News, his former employer.
"Investors like certainty," Kenneth Duberstein told CNBC. "Any perceived foreign or domestic uncertainty creates problems for the markets."