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.
In long, rambling remarks, the president announced that he’s reprogramming billions of dollars to fund a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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.
Tensions ran high during Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.
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.
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.
William Barr, Trump’s nominee for attorney general, was grilled by the Senate Judiciary Committee during the first day of his confirmation hearings
Trump faces questions over meetings with Putin, as the government shutdown stretches into its 24th day.
President Trump walked out of a meeting with Democratic leaders because they wouldn’t agree to funding a border wall.