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Trump backtracks, returns to racist form

President Donald Trump on Friday reversed his previous criticisms of a North Carolina campaign crowd that chanted “send her back” about a Somali-born congresswoman. Trump...

Senate rejects Trump’s claim of ‘national emergency’

The Republican-run Senate firmly rejected President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight...

Trump claims his border wall is now a ‘national emergency”

Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to fulfill his...

Trump set to declare ‘national emergency’ over border wall

Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise that would avert a second painful government shutdown. But a new confrontation has been ignited — this time...

Congress, Trump head towards uneasy resolution

Congress is set to resolve its clattering brawl with President Donald Trump in uncommonly bipartisan fashion as lawmakers prepare to pass a border security...

Kavanaugh sworn in as Supreme Court justice

Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the 114th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, after a wrenching debate over sexual misconduct and judicial temperament...

Third accuser goes public against Kavanaugh

The Senate Judiciary Committee is reviewing allegations by a third woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, a panel spokesman said...

More battles over immigrant family separations

Congress’ fight over President Donald Trump’s now abandoned policy of separating migrant families stirred anew Wednesday, drawing fresh attention to an issue that has...

Immigrant Dreamers never really had a chance

An effort to protect young Dreamer immigrants from deportation never really had much chance of squeezing into the last bill Congress must pass this...

Senate Enters Immigration Debate With Trump As The Wild Card

The Senate begins a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the “Dreamer” immigrants on Monday, and Republican senators say they’ll introduce...