National Politics

National Politics

First lady talks of courage after model describes affair

Melania Trump spoke about courage on Friday — what it is and why the world needs it. Her closely watched public appearance came a...

White House staffers on edge as Trump eyes another shake-up

President Donald Trump is tired of being told “no.” Six weeks of staff churn and pronouncement shocks reflect a president who has grown increasingly confident...

District arms teachers with rocks in case of school shooter

A rural school district in Pennsylvania is arming teachers and students with buckets of rocks as a last resort should an armed intruder burst...

House OKs $1.3 trillion budget bill, but Senate stalls

Georgia Senator, David Perdue criticizes the spending bill.

White House increasingly facing questions about Trump’s past

Haunted by Russia and beset by internal strife, Donald Trump’s White House is also increasingly being forced to confront allegations from the president’s past,...

Lawmakers release huge budget; big military, domestic boosts

Congressional leaders finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill Wednesday that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant “Dreamers,” deprives President Donald Trump some of his border wall money and takes only incremental steps to address gun violence.

Idaho joins other red states with ‘abortion reversal’ law

Idaho will become the latest conservative state to require women seeking abortions to be informed that the drug-induced procedures can be halted halfway.

Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm’s CEO suspended

The head of a data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended. The committee summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify.

Trump keeps up attacks on escalating Russia investigation

President Donald Trump kept up his attack on the escalating Russia investigation, insisting in a new tweet Monday that it was “a total WITCH...

Trump opioid plan includes death penalty for traffickers

President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid drug addiction nationwide calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where appropriate under...