Federal ethics laws would allow top officials to not pay taxes on investment profits.
Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced Friday that she was dispatching federal mediators to address the Dakota Access Pipeline standoff.
The justices will consider the possible influence of race on the state’s congressional map.
Trump and his backers have filed challenges against the Green Party candidate’s efforts over the past two days in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.
It's just that voters worried about immigration and terrorism preferred Trump by more.
Exit polls belie Trump's rosy depiction of his support.
A Ted Cruz aide claims: "We requested a call, and we were denied."
“Donald Trump . . . [ is] a job creator, and so am I,” says GOP Del. Glenn R. Davis Jr.
The president-elect tends to echo the person he last spoke to — or what he last saw on TV.
Some are puzzled by the president-elect’s decisions but say they still trust him.
The Washington Post’s Jia Lynn Yang explains the backstory on relations between the U.S., China, and Taiwan, and the ramifications of Friday's telephone call between president-elect Donald Trump and Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen.
The 16-person group, whose membership was announced Friday, will meet for the first time at the White House in early February.
A shouting match at a Harvard forum over the 2016 campaign exposes lingering animosity.
A shouting match erupted at an election postmortem session, where aides from both campaigns met to discuss the election. The Washington Post's Margaret Sullivan and Callum Borchers talk about what happened.
Republicans say they're concerned that the Obama administration may go on a hiring spree before the president leaves office.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence could be one of the most influential vice presidents in history. Here's what he's been tasked with since Election Day.
"Save Medicare for another day," said Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate health committee. "We can't do everything at once, and we shouldn't try."
Reid's last big day in office is expected to conclude next week with a gala in the Kennedy Caucus Room in the Russell Senate Office Building.
The House passed the defense policy bill and the Senate is expected to follow suit next week, but it is not yet clear if Obama will sign.
Sore winners, sore losers and the press in the crosshairs
High-level aides to both the Clinton and Trump campaigns became involved in a heated exchange Dec. 1, during a post-election forum sponsored by Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
The situation is unlikely to improve in Donald Trump's presidential administration after his loud vows on the campaign trail to curtail Muslim immigration to the United States, which helped foster anti-immigrant sentiment.
Members of Congress took the U.S. Department of Agriculture and its Forest Service to the woodshed Thursday, following years of sexual harassment and whistleblower retaliation complaints.
The official precinct data prove it.