President Trump late Thursday struck an optimistic tone on Twitter, praising Republicans for a “big win” after negotiating through a 69-hour federal government shutdown after Democrats voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations.
In an effort to ease tensions and spur diplomacy with Russia, U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. stripped down to nothing but black swimming trucks before taking a dip in the icy waters of a Russian river over the weekend.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down the state's congressional map Monday, granting a major victory to Democrats who charged that the 18 districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit Republicans.
The relationship between President Donald Trump and top Democrats may be “deteriorating” as the two parties inched closer but ultimately fell short on an agreement that would have reopened the federal government before Monday.
President Trump suggested Sunday that Senate Republicans change chamber rules -- and resort to the “nuclear option” -- so that they can pass a long-term budget with a simple, 51-vote majority, amid their funding stalemate with Democrats that h
Newly elected Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, in his most high-profile vote since taking office, was one five Democratic senators to vote overnight with Republicans on a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown.
Democrats and Republicans played the blame game for a government shutdown Saturday -- with both sides unable to come to an agreement on Democratic demands for language to protect illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.
Across the globe, people are hitting the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment.
The impact of the government shutdown is already being felt across the country – including at the nation’s most famous monuments to immigration – as Washington lawmakers and officials rolled out plans to deal with the spending bill im