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One year after Donald Trump's election, views of the nation's economy are the best they've been since before the September 11, 2001 attacks, but Americans' confidence in their President to handle just about everything else has fallen, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.
The House intelligence committee and Fusion GPS struck a deal to have the intelligence firm's co-founder voluntarily testify before the committee next week.
Two of the nation's former top intelligence officials expressed surprise and dismay Wednesday that President Donald Trump prevailed upon CIA Director Mike Pompeo to meet with a former National Security Agency employee turned whistleblower who denies Russia interfered in the US election.
Exactly 365 days ago, Donald Trump shocked the world by beating Hillary Clinton and winning the White House.
House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady pledged Wednesday that people at every income level would see tax cuts as part of the GOP's tax plan, but stopped short of guaranteeing some people would not see their taxes go up.
As jurors continue to deliberate in New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery and corruption trial, CNN has assembled the highlights of the 10-week trial. Jurors heard from nearly 60 witnesses and were shown almost 300 pieces of evidence.
Democrat Ralph Northam's victory in the race for Virginia governor wasn't a total surprise -- but his margin of victory over Republican Ed Gillespie sure was. The commonwealth's governor-elect won by the largest margin for a Democrat in more than three decades.
Ed Gillespie tried to use President Donald Trump's tricks: He sensationalized the dangers of sanctuary cities, he promised to defend Virginia's Confederate heritage and he attacked NFL players for kneeling during the National Anthem.
In late September, after racist slurs were found on the message boards of five black cadet candidates at the Air Force Academy Preparatory School, the school's superintendent was angry.
President Donald Trump's pick to head NASA will move forward in the nomination process after the Senate committee on commerce, science and transportation voted him out of committee Wednesday, 14-13.
On Tuesday night in Virginia, former journalist Danica Roem, a Democrat, knocked off 13-term Republican state Del. Bob Marshall. Roem's win quickly became a huge national news story she became the first openly transgender person elected to a a state legislature in the US. What's more, her victory came against Marshall, who has called himself the state's 'chief homophobe.' For more on Roem and the race she ran, I reached out to Fenit Nirappil, who covered the race for The Washington Post. Our conversation, conducted via email and lightly edited for flow, is below.
Congressional negotiators have rejected the House's plan to create a new "Space Corps" -- omitting the proposal for a new military branch under the umbrella of the Air Force from the final version of a nearly $700 billion bipartisan defense policy bill called the National Defense Authorization Act.
The federal judge overseeing the case against former Donald Trump campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates has issued a gag order in the case.
House Republicans have a math problem in their current bill, a series of analyses, including from the well-respected Joint Committee on Taxation, that appear to show they will break two of their primary promises with the proposal, and several outstanding issues that need to be solved by next week.
The US government announced additional sanctions and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday, following up on an announcement by President Donald Trump earlier this year.
The woman nominated to replace John Kelly as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Kirstjen Nielsen, faced senators who will vote on whether to confirm her for the first time on Wednesday, largely pledging to carry on her predecessor's legacy.
The blue wave that crashed Virginia's suburbs on Tuesday could also -- if it extends into the 2018 midterm elections -- carry Democrats into control of the House.
Besides their politics, New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie and his elected Democratic successor, Phil Murphy, have one big difference on a matter of great importance to New Jerseyans: Christie prefers Bruce Springsteen and Murphy prefers Jon Bon Jovi.
Democrat Ralph Northam's convincing 54%-45% victory over Republican Ed Gillespie in the Virginia governor's race underscores the challenge that many GOP candidates may face in urban and suburban communities in the midterm elections next year, especially if President Donald Trump's popularity continues to sag.
Tuesday night was very big for Democrats as the party won the governors' races in Virginia and New Jersey and scored a series of other victories from Maine to Washington State that suggests the forces opposed to President Donald Trump turned up in large numbers to send a message that they weren't happy with how he is doing the job.