Moore defiant as GOP braces for extended clash in Alabama

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Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore and his allies on the ground in Alabama are bracing for an extended conflict…

Franken faces ethics probe after woman says he groped her

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Minnesota Sen. Al Franken faces a storm of criticism and a likely ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio anchor…

House OKs GOP tax bill in Trump win; Senate fate less clear

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Republicans rammed a near $1.5 trillion package overhauling corporate and personal taxes through the House on Thursday…

1st GOP senator opposes tax bill in early sign of problems

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Wisconsin’s Ron Johnson on Wednesday became the first Republican senator to say he opposes his party’s tax bill…

Washington GOP boosts pressure on Alabama party on Moore

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Washington Republicans tightened pressure Tuesday on Alabama’s GOP to keep a defiant Roy Moore from being elected to the Senate next month

Sessions denies lying on Russia, pleads hazy memory

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Congress he never lied under oath about Russian interference in the 2016 election…

Analysis says Senate bill would hike taxes for 13.8 million

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Promoted as needed relief for the middle class, the Senate Republican tax overhaul actually would increase taxes…

Senate GOP insisting on Obamacare repeal for tax overhaul

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Senate Republicans said Tuesday they are intent on repealing the Obama health care law requirement that Americans get health insurance…

Trump Jr.’s WikiLeaks exchange adds intrigue to Russia probe

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President Donald Trump’s oldest son released a series of private Twitter exchanges between himself and WikiLeaks…

Appeals court allows partial enforcement of Trump travel ban

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On the same day a federal appeals court allowed part of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect…

New sex assault allegation hits Moore; withdrawal calls grow

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Yet another woman abruptly emerged Monday to accuse Roy Moore of sexually assaulting her as a teenager…

Trump taunts Kim: ‘I would NEVER call him short and fat’

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President Donald Trump is exchanging school yard taunts with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un…

Moore denies sexual misconduct, but GOP fears election risk

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Alabama Republican Roy Moore emphatically rejected increasing pressure to abandon his Senate bid on Friday as fears grew among GOP leaders…

Senate GOP tax bill would undo deductions

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Senate Republicans revealed the details of their sweeping tax legislation Thursday, including a one-year delay in plans…

Report: Moore accused of sexual contact with 14-year old

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An Alabama woman says Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for next month’s U.S. Senate election, made inappropriate advances…

Analysis finds wealthy benefits under House GOP tax bill

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The wealthiest Americans would benefit from the largest tax cuts under the House Republican overhaul…

Gleeful Democrats see political wave; GOP says not so fast

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Jubilant Democrats across America are declaring their big election victories in Virginia and New Jersey…

Democrats score major victories in Tues election

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Democrats swept Virginia and New Jersey’s governor’s races, incumbents came out on top in several big-city mayoral races…

Trump says tougher gun laws not answer after Texas shooting

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President Donald Trump says tougher gun laws would not have prevented a mass shooting at a south Texas church…

Trump’s approval rating hits new low

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President Trump’s approval rating has dipped to new low in the latest polls conducted by CNN and other media outlets…

Report: Commerce head has stake in firm tied to Putin orbit

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Newly leaked documents show that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, the Trump administration’s point man on trade…

Melania Trump thanks Chelsea Clinton for defending son

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First Lady Melania Trump thanks former first daughter Chelsea Clinton for defending 11-year-old Barron Trump…

No Russia collusion, Trump son-in-law Kushner tells Congress

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Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner denied that he colluded with Russians in the course of President Trump…