Government offices in D.C. shut down—for a snowstorm. Plus, in North Carolina, hearings continue for the still-undecided U.S. House seat.
A few hours after his announcement, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont had already out-fundraised his 2020 competitors.
As a compromise spending bill passes Congress, the White House says the president will commit to signing it, while taking an “executive action” to get funding for his wall
Trump said he’s “not happy” with lawmakers’ proposed border wall deal—but didn't decline to sign it, either
Congress has until Friday to avoid another government shutdown.
After the Florida legislature voted down an assault-weapons ban, an insurance agent whose nephew was killed started gathering signatures.
As Virginia Governor Ralph Northam grapples with scandal, his potential successors, the lieutenant governor and attorney general, now each face their own.
The former candidate for Georgia governor is considered a rising star in the Democratic Party.
The speech comes as Congress is trying to prevent a second government shutdown.
On the campaign trail in 2016, the billionaire told GM workers their jobs were safe. Soon the Chevy Cruze plant in Ohio will close.
The Midwest is freezing. Plus, negotiations to prevent another shutdown are heating up.
Democrats tapped the former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams to deliver their rebuttal to the State of the Union on February 5.
The former Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz, is thinking about running for president in 2020 as an independent.
The Republican operative and self-described “dirty trickster” has been a presence in the president’s life for more than 30 years.
Federal workers have begun applying for unemployment benefits and food stamps in the face of a full month without pay
Nancy Pelosi published a letter declining to allow the State of the Union in the House Chamber until the government reopens.
The president canceled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s planned congressional delegation trip overseas, after she disinvited him from delivering the State of the Union.
President Trump walked out of a meeting with Democratic leaders because they wouldn’t agree to funding a border wall.
Lawmakers are meeting over the weekend to negotiate an end to what is now the second-longest government shutdown in U.S. history.
Members of the 116th Congress were sworn in today. Nancy Pelosi was elected as speaker of the now Democrat-controlled House.