Until now, the special counsel's investigation has loomed as a singular threat to further erode the president's standing. But the uncertainty on display in gyrating financial markets this week has darkened expectations for Trump's last two years.
Rep. Beto O'Rourke's team is heeding requests from top Democratic Party organizations to visit the key primary state of New Hampshire as the former Texas Senate nominee consider a run for president.
Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., has enlisted the help of a former Obama New Hampshire campaign co-chairman as he debates whether to run for president in 2020.
Senate Republicans want to vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement in the lame-duck session of Congress. But they need President Trump to finalize the deal.
These early conversations with top-tier consultants in Iowa, where the major parties hold their first contests of the presidential election season, are the latest signs Booker could be preparing to launch a campaign.
The rising Democratic star is privately engaging with his donors and supporters about his next move. Two of the options on the table include either running for president in 2020 or for John Cornyn's Senate seat.
Republican Ted Cruz of Texas is projected to win re-election to a second term in the U.S. Senate, emerging victorious from the toughest political fight of his career, according to NBC News.
While odds still favor Cruz, O'Rourke has amassed extraordinary support for a Texas Democrat with his upbeat, high-energy style.
While employees at tech companies are contributing much more money to Democrats than Republicans across the board, the ratio is particularly stark at Netflix and Apple.
Six of the top 14 contributors to the campaign of Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke are tech companies, which have seen their employees donate more than $425,000 combined.
Pelosi still needs to win the support of more that a dozen of her party's dissenters before a January 3 floor vote where she'll need to win the majority of the whole House — not just Democrats.
Special counsel Robert Mueller has spent just over $25 million in his probe of any links between the Trump campaign and Russia, according to a new filing released Friday.
Flynn "does not need to be warned it is a crime to lie to federal agents to know the importance of telling them the truth," the special counsel said, adding he "undoubtedly was aware ... that lying to the FBI carries serious consequences."
A U.S. military assessment found that North Korea is still evading U.N. sanctions by transferring oil at sea, and that a coalition of U.S.-led forces deployed to disrupt the movements has failed to dent the overall number of illegal transfers.
An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday.
Clinton and Trump agree on this issue, but they're both wrong about how to fix the problem, says Pinar Çebi Wilber.
There isn't a "chorus" behind Donald Trump's debate performance, experts told CNBC.