U.S. Senator Klobuchar joins Democratic presidential field

Sun, 10 Feb 2019 - 10:30 GMT

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar entered the 2020 presidential race on Sunday.

U.S. Congress negotiators struggle to reach border security deal

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 05:00 GMT

With little time remaining, congressional negotiators on U.S. border security funding have not settled the hot-button issues they hope to resolve.

Mississippi Republican overcomes gaffes to win final 2018 Senate race

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 - 03:30 GMT

A Mississippi Republican who drew scorn for making racially insensitive comments managed to hold her US Senate seat Tuesday in the final race of 2018.

Republican senators split with Trump over murdered Saudi journalist

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 - 07:16 GMT

Several U.S. Republican senators on Sunday rejected President Donald Trump's embrace of Saudi Arabia after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Midterm election leaves Washington ‘more divided’: US consultant

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 - 10:44 GMT

A House with a democratic majority has been assured, and is prepared to unload what is called “Subpoena cannon” on President Trump.

Procedural vote imminent in fight over U.S. Supreme Court nominee

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 - 02:29 GMT

Donald Trump's drive to deepen conservatives' imprint on the U.S. Supreme Court faces a test on Friday as the Senate holds a procedural vote on Brett Kavanaugh

Next battle in war over Kavanaugh: FBI probe

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Democratic U.S. senators expressed concern on Sunday over reports the White House was working with Republicans to narrow the scope of an FBI investigation.

Trump trade adviser sees business exemptions for new tariffs

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 - 07:40 GMT

“There will be an exemption procedure for particular cases where we need to have exemptions, so that business can move forward,” Peter Navarro said.

Deal on U.S. 'Dreamer' immigrants still ways off -Republicans

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 - 05:48 GMT

Congressional Republicans on Friday downplayed the likelihood of a deal with Democrats to save 700,000 young, undocumented U.S. immigrants from being kicked out

As U.S. budget fight looms, Republicans flip their fiscal script

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 - 08:52 GMT

Lawmakers will begin trying to pass a federal budget in a fight likely to be linked to other issues.

Could Democrats impeach Trump in 2018?

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 - 03:42 GMT

Six House Democrats introduced five new articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump in November.

Trump considers Fed's Powell, economist Taylor to lead CN

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 - 04:04 GMT

Trump is considering nominating Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell and Stanford University economist John Taylor for the central bank’s top two jobs.

Trump upbeat on bipartisan U.S. healthcare fix

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 06:35 GMT

Trump expressed optimism on Monday that Republicans and Democrats in Congress will craft a short-term fix for healthcare insurance markets.

Trump says likely to sign new healthcare order this week

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 04:55 GMT

Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would sign a measure, likely this week, to allow people in the United States to buy healthcare across state lines.

Trump says he will not negotiate on 20% corporate tax rate

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 05:36 GMT

Trump said he would not negotiate on the Republicans' tax framework proposal to lower the corporate tax rate to 20 percent.

France's charismatic far-left leader Melenchon embroiled in EU fraud scandal

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 03:20 GMT

An investigation into alleged misuse of European parliamentary funds by members of a number of French political parties has been extended to include far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon.

Wall St. bounces back as energy, financials lead

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 - 07:47 GMT

Wall Street climbed on Wednesday, fueled by energy and financial shares and helped by news of an agreement to extend the debt limit

In California horse country, Trump voters stand by their man

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 - 04:40 GMT

ACalifornia desert town an hour inland from Los Angeles, the joke is that there are as many horses as there are residents.

Republicans call on John Kelly to fix White House chaos

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 - 06:29 GMT

Republicans on Sunday urged President Donald Trump's new chief of staff John Kelly to rein in the chaos within the White House on Monday.

Trump, after Senate bill collapses, vows "great healthcare plan"

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 12:08 GMT

After Republicans' effort to pass a healthcare bill in the Senate collapsed, Trump on Tuesday put the blame on Democrats and a few members of his own party.