The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump's push to...
Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 01:12 AM PST
Highlights of GOP Compromise Bill to Overhaul Tax Code
Republicans in Congress have blended separate tax bills passed by the House and Senate into compromise legislation that seeks to achieve a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax code. GOP leaders are looking...
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 08:52 PM PST
Former Aide Accuses Virginia Rep. Scott of Sexual Misconduct
A former aide to Rep. Bobby Scott on Friday accused the Virginia Democrat of sexual misconduct and said he fired her after she rebuffed his alleged advances, NBC News reported.
At a press conference, Macherie...
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 11:45 AM PST
Rubio Says He Won't Support Current Tax Bill Without Changes
Senate Republicans can only afford to lose two votes, and five are in question.
Senators Mike Lee and Marco Rubio are holding out to make more of the child tax credit refundable to low and middle income...
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:55 AM PST
House Ethics Committee Investigating Nev. Rep. Kihuen
The House Ethics Committee said Friday that it has opened an investigation into Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen after reports of sexual harassment against the Nevada congressman.
"The Committee notes that the...
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:03 AM PST
Putin Looks for Quick Win, But Voter Apathy Worries Kremlin
Russia's presidential election campaign formally lasts only three months, and President Vladimir Putin wants to make it as short as possible.
With Putin's approval rating topping 80 percent, there is little...
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:49 AM PST
Trump Judicial Nominee Struggles to Answer Basic Law Questions
A lawyer nominated by President Donald Trump to be a federal judge has become an internet sensation after having difficulty answering basic legal questions.
Millions have now watched video of Matthew Spencer...
NATO said Friday that it is concerned about a Russian missile system that could carry nuclear warheads, and which it says could violate a landmark Cold War arms treaty.
The U.S.-led military alliance said in a...
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 09:55 AM PST
'We'll See': Trump Doesn't Rule Out Michael Flynn Pardon
President Donald Trump on Friday refused to directly say whether he would pardon former national security adviser Michael Flynn, NBC News reported.
"I don't want to talk about pardons for Michael Flynn yet....