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Why the Republican health care message is foundering

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 9:38am
The current crop of Democrats have been hammered, by friend and foe, for lacking a coherent economic message. And while it's past time for party leadership to sort that out, a look across the aisle offers a hint of a warning: Be careful what you promise.
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Congress and the Air Force are in a space war

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 9:22am
Congress and the Air Force are going to war over outer space.
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Ivanka Trump briefly sits in for her father at G20 session

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 8:59am
Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump's daughter and one of his top White House aides, briefly took her father's place at a meeting with other world leaders at the G20 summit here in Hamburg on Saturday, causing a stir among Trump critics on social media.
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Chris Christie got burned this week

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 8:05am
Here's how Chris Christie spent part of his Sunday:
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White House 'surprised' by McConnell's talk of bipartisan health care approach

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 8:20pm
The White House was caught off-guard by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's suggestion Thursday that Republicans might need to work with Democrats to prop up Obamacare if they fail to pass repeal and replace legislation.
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Questionnaire sheds light on FBI nominee's resume

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 8:01pm
Answers to a questionnaire posted online by the Senate judiciary committee highlight the experience of the nominee to be the next FBI director, Christopher Wray, and the areas of his resume that he might emphasize at his confirmation hearing before the congressional panel next week.
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US to test THAAD missile defense system

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 6:31pm
The US Defense Department Missile Defense Agency plans to conduct a long-planned flight test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system within the next few days, according to a DOD official.
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Trump, Putin meeting shifts from discourse to discord

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 6:25pm
The challenge for President Donald Trump heading into his biggest diplomatic gut check yet was to hold his own with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Ethics watchdog sues GSA over Trump International Hotel lease records

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 6:20pm
An ethics watchdog group is suing the General Services Administration for not turning over correspondence and other documents related to the lease of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.
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Pence on that viral NASA photo: Rubio dared me

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 6:08pm
Mike Pence set social media abuzz Thursday with a photo of him touching a piece of NASA space equipment clearly marked "do not touch." On Friday, the vice president jokingly blamed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for it.
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G20 protesters attempt to disrupt summit

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 5:47pm
German police sought to prevent small groups of mostly anti-capitalist protesters Friday from disrupting the G20 summit in Hamburg as world leaders including President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin met for talks.
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Melania Trump's whirlwind Friday

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 5:43pm
It's been quite a Friday for Melania Trump: Traveling with the President for the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, the first lady was temporarily stranded at a hotel, casually popped in on a high-stakes diplomatic meeting, and even dined beside Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Tillerson finally takes center stage at Putin meeting

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 5:33pm
For the first time since taking office, it appears that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is taking center stage on several foreign policy fronts, accompanying President Donald Trump to the G20 and a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, ahead of his own key solo trips to Ukraine, Turkey and Kuwait.
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Does US intel disagree about Russian meddling?

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 5:31pm
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Trump confronted Putin on election meddling 24 hours after he said Russia might not have done it

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 4:56pm
The first thing President Donald Trump raised with Russian President Vladimir Putin in their meeting Friday at the G20 in Germany was Russia's interference in the 2016 election.
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#2020Vision: Sanders hits the road; California love lost; Booker's 'pause'; Klain vs. Penn on Democrats' future

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 4:52pm
Many Democrats expect Bernie Sanders to sit 2020 out because he'd be 79 on Election Day. But the reality is, Sanders hasn't quit campaigning yet.
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Touting coal, Perry confuses supply and demand

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 4:19pm
Energy Secretary Rick Perry confused the relationship between the fundamental forces in an economy while extolling the Trump administration's embrace of the coal industry, economists said.
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Trump kids want a say in politics -- but on their terms

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 4:04pm
Early Thursday morning, Eric Trump sat down with the hosts of "Fox and Friends" to discuss his father's European trip and whether the new administration's "America First" policies would undermine American's standing overseas.
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READ: Transcript of WH briefing after Trump-Putin meeting

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 4:02pm
TREASURY SECRETARY STEVE MNUCHIN: Hi, everybody. I just want to highlight very briefly and then Secretary Tillerson will go on and then afterwards we'll both answer a few
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Ex-acting AG Yates slams Trump's 'inexplicable refusal' to confront Russia

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 3:06pm
Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates on Friday slammed President Donald Trump's "inexplicable refusal" to confirm Russian interference in the 2016 election, saying it hinders the US Intelligence Community.
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