A group of House Democrats released a letter Monday vowing to vote against Nancy Pelosi in the race for House speaker -- the first major, public warning shot from detractors of the California Democrat as they try to kneecap the longtime leader's bid for speaker and their most aggressive move yet.
President Donald Trump sat for an interview with "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace, a conversation that reads like a greatest hits (or misses, depending on your view of the commander in chief) from his two years in the nation's highest office.
President Donald Trump dismissed retired Adm. William McRaven, the overseer of the operation that killed Osama bin Laden, as a "Hillary Clinton backer" and criticized the military for having not killed bin Laden sooner during a Fox News interview that aired on Sunday.
The appointment of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker two weeks ago should have no effect on an ongoing court challenge that questions the constitutionality of special counsel Robert Mueller's appointment, the Justice Department argued in a new court filing Monday.
The United States and China were preparing to hold high-level trade negotiations in Washington until an escalating war of words between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this weekend prompted Chinese negotiators to cancel their plans.
Stoking fear about a migrant caravan was a top pre-election talking point of President Donald Trump's, but most Americans think migrants who reach the US border should be given the opportunity to enter the country if they meet certain requirements, according to a new poll by Monmouth University.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is leveraging his political power to try to convince Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to choose Rep. Martha McSally to replace Republican Sen. Jon Kyl, who is considering leaving his seat before his term ends, several Republican sources familiar with the conversations tell CNN.
Three Democratic senators on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging the appointment of acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker, ratcheting up the court effort to declare his placement atop the Justice Department as unconstitutional.
Last week, Democrats announced a proposal to end a rule that bans headwear on the House floor. Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar, one of the first two Muslim congresswomen, vocally supported the move on social media this weekend.
President Donald Trump said Sunday that he anticipates shifting several positions in his administration, hinting that the departures could include Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and White House chief of staff John Kelly.
The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, despite the Saudi government's denials that the de facto ruler was involved, according to a senior US official.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi continues to project confidence that she will be elected speaker of the US House of Representatives when the new Democratic-led Congress starts in January -- but she faces a potential challenger in Rep. Marcia Fudge.
President Donald Trump is responding to a midterm election that represented a rebuke for his polarizing and aggressive behavior by recommitting to his brazen political style, setting up a turbulent two years to come.
President Donald Trump disparaged Rep. Adam Schiff in a profane tweet Sunday, misspelling his name "Schitt" and accusing the likely incoming House Intelligence chairman of baselessly criticizing the appointment of acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker.
President Donald Trump said that he plans to visit US troops in war zones, a remark that comes after he received widespread criticism for not visiting an American burial ground outside Paris, France, earlier this month and Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day.
In what is the last battle of the 2018 midterm season, a special runoff election is taking place in just over a week to decide who will fill Mississippi’s second seat in the Senate. The run-off pits Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith against her Democratic challenger, former Secretary of Agriculture and ex-Democratic Rep. Mike Espy. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:54:52 GMT
The Republican National Committee Monday backed comments by President Trump that were critical of retired Navy Admiral William McRaven, best known for overseeing the Navy SEAL operation that resulted in the death of Al Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:03:45 GMT
Sixteen House Democratic lawmakers circulated a letter Monday vowing to vote against Nancy Pelosi for speaker of the House, calling for "new leadership" -- even though no challenger has stepped up to run against the California Democrat. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:45:10 GMT
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently laid out his idea about how to address housing inequality in the country’s largest city: let the government how much a landlord can charge. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:37:56 GMT
President Trump on Monday blasted Pakistan, charging that its government helped 9/11 mastermind Usama bin Laden hide in the country in defense of his administration’s decision to pull hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:51:26 GMT
Three Democratic senators on Monday filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the constitutionality of President Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:10:31 GMT
Amid international uproar over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some members of Saudi Arabia's ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king, three sources close to the royal court said. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:40 GMT
Holiday sales will be crucial for these five retailers. For Sears, a strong season could help it avoid liquidation. Others like Neiman Marcus and J.C. Penney need cash to support turnaround efforts. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:07 GMT
There's a trick in iOS for iPhones and iPads that lets you hold the keyboard space bar to turn your keyboard into a cursor, which makes it easier to edit typos and move around big blocks of text. Here's how to use it. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:33 GMT
Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton wants to close Silicon Valley's funding gap. Her firm invests in companies founded by women, people of color and LGBTQ entrepreneurs. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:30 GMT
The measure could reduce thousands of sentences and save the federal government millions of dollars in incarceration costs. Still, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the bill is unlikely to be put up for a vote this year. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:15 GMT
Both Carlos Ghosn of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and Sergio Marchionne are widely viewed as giants of the automotive industry, who made bold decisions and occasionally courted controversy. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:05 GMT
Barnes & Noble also said that "Becoming" had the best first-week sales of any adult book since 2015's "Go Set a Watchman," the highly anticipated second novel from "To Kill A Mockingbird" author Harper Lee. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:02 GMT
Amazon collects some information from your Amazon Echo. Even though Alexa isn't always listening, it's does know what you've asked. Here's what Amazon's Alexa app knows about you and how to delete it. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:59 GMT
Oil prices shrugged off the killing of a Saudi journalist by the kingdom's agents, but the crisis could soon affect global oil policy, according to Helima Croft, global head of commodity strategy at RBC Capital Markets. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:14 GMT
The rising Democratic star is privately engaging with his donors and supporters about his next move. Two of the options on the table include either running for president in 2020 or for John Cornyn's Senate seat. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:57 GMT