What to know about the 2019 Women's March and related events.
President Trump announced on Thursday a new more aggressive space-based missile defense strategy to counter threats from North Korea and Iran and to compete with advanced weapons systems being developed by countries like China and Russia.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi renewed her call Thursday to delay the State of the Union address, saying the date is not “sacred” and President Trump should wait to deliver his message to the nation until the partial government shutdown ends.
Analysis: The air traffic controllers strike under President Ronald Reagan holds some lessons for the current shutdown.
The partial closure of the U.S. government has set a record and more than 800,000 employees are furloughed as President Donald Trump demands funding for a border.
A government report says thousands more migrant children were separated from parents under Trump than reported and whether they were reunified is unknown.
Jeremy Corbyn has set out the conditions under which Labour could back a second EU referendum - as he faced further pressure to support a fresh public vote.
Millions of British motorists hoping to drive in the EU will need a "green card" to do so as the UK approaches the "increasingly possible" event of a "no-deal" Brexit, insurance firms have warned.
Freshmen Democrats led by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attempted to confront Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in-person over government shutdown and hand-deliver a letter urging him to cave and vote to reopen the government without securing the funding to the border wall.
Freshman Republican Sen. Josh Hawley on Thursday demanded answers from the FBI over a new report that the bureau opened a counterintelligence investigation into President Trump to probe whether he was threat to national security after the ouster of former FBI Director James Comey.
Michael Cohen, the president’s former fixer who was recently sentenced to three years in prison, leveled a new allegation Thursday at President Trump by claiming his former boss directed him to rig online polls ahead of the 2016 presidential race.
Kamala Harris’ rise to political power started in California, where she served as a district attorney and attorney general for the state. And it might culminate in a 2020 presidential run.
"I truly regret my blind loyalty to a man who doesn’t deserve it," Cohen said in a tweet.
"What am I supposed to tell my kids when they open the refrigerator and there’s no food?" said maintenance worker Angela Vásquez.
A former staffer for Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, has claimed in a lawsuit that she was fired last year in retaliation for legal action the staffer planned to bring against the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) related to an alleged rape in 2015.
The 2020 presidential race is just beginning, and already several declared or possible Democratic contenders once seen as moderates have shifted markedly to the left, in apparent appeals to the party's powerful progressive wing that have at the same time exposed them to charges of political opportunism.
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Trump's lawyer told NBC News that the president would not have answered any of Mueller's questions if they had known about the FBI's counterintelligence investigation.
The Russian operative spent years building connections in U.S. political circles and with influential conservative groups.