Democrats want the GOP to provide more documents from the Supreme Court nominee. Missing in that fight is talk of what the next court would do on issues like health-care.
Acknowledging he is a “huge admirer of Nancy Pelosi's operational ability,” Rep. Jim Himes said Democrats will soon need leaders who can communicate effectively with younger voters.
The remaking of the Democratic Party is happening on a small scale with a long horizon.
As Republicans play up polarizing figures on the left, Democrats champion policies they hope will appeal across party lines.
But this could complicate the government's other efforts to respond to threats.
Michigan State Rep. Bettie Cook Scott apologized for “disparaging remarks” that she made against Asian American opponent, State Rep. Stephanie Chang.
About 4 million Americans have security clearances. Trump's action stripping Brennan's "should gravely worry all Americans, including intelligence professionals, about the cost of speaking out,” Brennan said.
Trump has already set a record for the most appellate court judges to win Senate confirmation during a president’s first two years in office.
The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights will examine whether the school responded “promptly and equitably” to allegations of abuse against Richard Strauss, who died in 2005.
Senate women who clamored for Franken’s exit adopt a wait-and-see approach as another Minnesota politician, Rep. Keith Ellison, denies accusations he abused a former girlfriend.
“Please don’t make us a law enforcement agency,” Cmdr. Jonathan White told senators on Thursday.
Sens. Rob Portman (R) and Tom Carper (D) want HHS to ensure the safety of unaccompanied minors after they leave government custody and relocate with an adult sponsor.