(WASHINGTON) --  Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX) said she and her constituents suspected the initial numbers the government was providing about child separations were inaccurate. “We knew the numbers were greater. We kept asking for in...

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(WASHINGTON) -- White House press secretary Sarah Sanders spent most of Thursday afternoon stepping in and out of her private office to field questions from reporters huddled in the hallway, seeking more answers on the president’s surprise lett...

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(WASHINGTON) --  Democrats in Congress pledged to investigate allegations in a media report published Thursday night suggesting President Donald Trump instructed Michael Cohen, his former personal attorney and fixer, to lie to Congress about a p...

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(WASHINGTON) --  President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will hold a second summit near the end of February, the White House announced Friday. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders put out a statement confir...

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(WASHINGTON) --  Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley on Friday asked the FBI to open a perjury investigation into Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen following the leak of an internal draft 2017 document that detailed the administration's legal...

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(WASHINGTON) -- The longest-running government shutdown, now on Day 28, is ruining plans.Not just for the hundreds of thousands of furloughed workers, but also for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whose official trip overseas was abruptly bloc...

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(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused President Donald Trump and his administration of endangering the lives of Americans, including her own, by publicly revealing a congressional delegation’s plans to travel by commercia...

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(WASHINGTON) -- The Democratic National Committee alleges it was among the intended victims of a widespread cyberattack that was detected days after the 2018 midterm elections, according to court documents filed overnight."On November 14,...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Former Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin used a government car for his wife and occasionally used an agency driver as her chauffeur on the driver’s personal time in violation of ethics guidelines, according...

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(WASHINGTON) -- In the increasingly personal political standoff between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the president on Thursday said he was canceling her trip to Belgium, and Afghanistan in apparent retaliation for Pelosi ask...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Some Justice Department officials are concerned that acting attorney general Matt Whitaker may have violated federal guidelines and his department's own guidance on the government shutdown by taking time on Wednesday to give a politic...

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(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department announced Thursday it was calling back nearly all staff next week and paying them for a two-week period, but a growing number of U.S. diplomats are frustrated by the partial government shutdown and the damage it&r...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Under President Donald Trump's administration, thousands more kids may have been separated from their parents at the border under the Trump administration than was previously thought, according to an internal government report release...

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(WASHINGTON) -- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been a member of Congress for only 15 days, but she already has some of the most veteran House Democrats chasing her heels and taking notes.“She’s really good at Twitter and she&rsq...

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