For Trump and the Republican Party, it's still complicated
WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, it's still complicated. That political reality has come into sharper focus in recent days as Republicans strain to pass high-stakes legislation revamping the nation's health care law.
Russian hackers targeted U.S. conservative think-tanks, says Microsoft
Casting such allegations as part of an anti-Russian campaign designed to justify new sanctions on Russia, it says it wants to improve not worsen ties with Washington.
Donald Trump, Kamala Harris spar on Twitter over her withdrawal from Presidential poll
The 55-year-old Indian-origin Democratic White House h...
US Congress passes Uyghur bill; China threatens possible retaliation
The US House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act, which among other things, proposes that America redirects resources to address the mass internment of over 1,000,000 Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic minorities in China.
Republicans celebrate opening of US embassy in Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (AP) — The opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem attracted more than a dozen Republican members of Congress, two billionaire GOP fundraisers and the president's eldest daughter, putting on a display of political muscle and Republican unity rare for the Trump era.
Trump rallying Indiana Republicans after bruising primary
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is returning to the campaign trail with big-stage events targeting vulnerable Senate Democrats and mobilizing his most fervent supporters on behalf of Republicans, after primaries this week that saw GOP congressmen lose in key races.
Republicans override Dem objections to confirm federal judge
WASHINGTON (AP) — The political battle over President Donald Trump's judicial nominees escalated on Thursday when the Senate took the rare step of confirming the nomination of a Wisconsin attorney to serve as a federal judge despite the objections of one of his home-state senators.
As US government reopens, lawmakers say shutdowns don't work
About 800,000 federal workers were furloughed or worked without pay during the shutdown, missing at least two paychecks that officials are now working to make up for.
Rightward tilt of GOP primaries worry some Republicans
As primary season kicks into high gear, Republicans are engaged in nomination fights that are pulling the party to the right, leaving some leaders worried their candidates will be out of a step with the broader electorate in November.
Onetime Trump critic Roby wins Republican runoff in Alabama
MILLBROOK, Ala. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president.
Calif. Republican and allies want renewed immigration fight
If a bipartisan majority of House members wants votes on a subject that gets sky-high public support, why do they seem likely to fail? And why are they pushing it regardless? Here's some help: It's the politically loaded issue of helping "Dreamer"
Republicans grill FBI agent who said he would 'stop' Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI agent who worked on investigations into Democrat Hillary Clinton and President Donald Trump's campaign testified behind closed doors to a House committee on Wednesday as GOP lawmakers stepped up efforts to highlight what they say is bias at the Justice Department.
In Missouri, Republican Hawley walks Trump tightrope
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley is one of the Republican Party's most-prized recruits to run for the Senate. But he faces a difficult balancing act because he has to win over staunch supporters of President Donald Trump and voters turned off by him.
Why US government shutdown could extend deep into 2019
Statements issued by both the camps on Thursday indicated that the impasse is all set to continue in the new year.
Donald Trump pushes tough immigration stance in Nevada appearance
Trump was in Las Vegas to assist Dean Heller, the only Republican U.S. senator seeking re-election in a state that Democrat Hillary Clinton won in 2016.
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