The lawsuit, brought by 16 states, seeks a preliminary injunction that would prevent President Trump from acting on his declaration of a national emergency while the case plays out in the courts. The complaint immediately becomes the heavyweight among an outpouring of opposition to the declaration.
The hearing on the 9th Congressional District race opened with allegations that Leslie McCrae Dowless tried to cover his tracks and encouraged witnesses to lie. No evidence has emerged that Republican Mark Harris knew of the scheme.
The president's tactic sparked anger at a gathering of E.U. foreign ministers, where leaders said that they would make no plans under threat from Washington and that counterterrorism policy shouldn’t be made by tweet.
Capitol Hill is the epicenter of American government — but so much more. A photographer who has lived in the neighborhood for decades sought to capture the people who live close to this seat of power but far from its politics.
Photos by D.A. Peterson | Text by Harrison Smith and Amy Rogers Nazarov