With his first address to Congress, President Donald Trump has an opportunity to refocus his young administration on the economic issues that helped him get elected. His allies hope it will help him move beyond...
Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 06:22 PM PST
Feds No Longer Opposed to Key Part of Texas Voter ID Law
The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it is abandoning its longstanding opposition to a key aspect of Texas' toughest-in-the-nation voter ID law, costing voting rights groups their most important ally and...
Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 07:25 PM PST
GOP Blocks Bid to Force Trump to Release Tax Returns
House Republicans have blocked an attempt by Democrats to force President Donald Trump to release his tax returns to Congress. Democratic Rep. Bill Pascrell of New Jersey said Monday that Congress has a...
Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 06:03 PM PST
House Probe Into Russia Ties to Trump Off to a Rocky Start
A simmering dispute between leaders of the House intelligence committee spilled into the public Monday over an investigation into whether President Donald Trump has ties to Russia, even as they pledged to...
Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 02:52 PM PST
Records Show EPA's Pruitt Used Private Email, Despite Denial
Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt occasionally used private email to communicate with staff while serving as Oklahoma's attorney general, despite telling Congress that he had always used...
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New Rules Could Make Undocumented Immigrants Hide: Experts
In El Paso, Texas, Carmen Ramos and her friends have developed a network to keep each other updated by text message on where immigration checkpoints have been set up. She also makes sure she does everything by...
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer predicted Monday that the Affordable Care Act will survive amid what he called a White House and GOP in disarray.
Schumer said the law, also referred to as "Obamacare,"...
Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 04:43 PM PST
Senate Confirms Billionaire Ross as Commerce Secretary
In the days after President Donald Trump's election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out of class in protest. Others rallied to his defense.
It was an unusual show of political engagement...
Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 11:14 AM PST
Bush Favors 'Welcoming' Immigration Policy, Defends Media
Former President George W. Bush said he believes in a "welcoming" immigration policy, called freedom of religion a bedrock freedom, and forcefully defended the media as "indispensable to democracy," speaking out...