By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi believes she has the votes to retake the speakership of the House of Representatives, she told reporters on Thursday,
By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss criminal charges against a Russian company accused by U.S.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate luxury handbag designer Lana Marks as the new ambassador to South Africa, the White House said, almost two years after the last
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mira Ricardel, the White House deputy national security adviser, was forced out of her job on Wednesday after President Donald Trump's wife, Melania, said Ricardel did not
By David Morgan and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A lone Republican lawmaker on Wednesday vowed to block judicial nominations in the U.S.
(Reuters) - Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives in the Nov. 6 elections and Republicans held onto a majority in the U.S.
With two primary Florida elections hanging in the balance, Judge Mark Walker has found himself at the center of the debacle.
A Democratic Senate hopeful in Mississippi cashed in $750,000 after lobbying on behalf of an African despot currently being trialed for crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court.
A Seattle city council candidate has reportedly dropped out of the race after his family received a barrage of threats and harassment.
The process of deeming a signature invalid is stringent or subjective – depending on who you ask.
As Broward and Palm Beach counties drag the rest of Florida down with them, drowning in a sea of lawsuits and ballot problems, the rest of the state is furious and fed up that their self-inflicted image as an electoral basket case has once again been enforced.
The Treasury Department announced Thursday it is slapping sanctions on 17 Saudi government officials over the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Turkey last month.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told senators Thursday that employees' morale has suffered because of the bitter political climate, and he apologized for sending a tweet in 2015 that suggested renaming the Democratic Party as the "NeoKlanist" party.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated a South Florida-based luxury fashion and handbag designer to be the new U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the legal challenge to the White House's decision to strip CNN reporter Jim Acosta of his White House press credentials (all times local): 1:15 p.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chad Griffin, the influential LGBTQ activist who helped turn the Human Rights Campaign into a powerful political force, announced Thursday that he is stepping down as the organization's president.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. active-duty troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border has "pretty much peaked" at the current total of 5,800, the Pentagon's No.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has refused to dismiss a special counsel indictment against a Russian company accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election.
Deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel was removed from her post Wednesday—the day after Melania Trump's office released a highly unusual statement calling for her firing . "Mira Ricardel will continue to support the president as she departs the White House to transition to a new role within the administration,...
Stormy Daniels' lawyer was arrested Wednesday on what he claimed was a "completely bogus" charge of felony domestic violence. Michael Avenatti, a frequent and outspoken critic of President Trump, was released on $50,000 bail, the BBC reports. Los Angeles Police Department Tony Im says the victim in the case...
The race for House minority leader was Kevin McCarthy's to lose on Wednesday, and lose it he did not. Politico reports the Republican successfully fended off a challenge from conservative Freedom Caucus member Rep. Jim Jordan, with Republican sources saying the final count was 159 to 43. The remainder of...
The Los Angeles Times and Washington Post are out with complementary pieces focused on what they see as President Trump's changing temperament in the wake of the midterms. At the Los Angeles Times , Eli Stokols contrasts Trump's frequent "ebullient" appearances at campaign rallies with a post-midterms retreat "into a cocoon...
Matthew Whitaker is "unquestionably" authorized to lead the Justice Department despite his lack of Senate confirmation. That's the opinion of Steven Engel, assistant attorney general for the department's Office of Legal Counsel, who's penned a 20-page memo in support of Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general after Jeff Sessions was...
Fox News on Wednesday came out in support of CNN's suit against the Trump administration in a bid to get back Jim Acosta's "hard pass." Its statement, from Fox News President Jay Wallace: "Fox News supports CNN in its legal effort to regain its White House reporter's press credential. We...