The same day new rules allowing employers to drop contraception coverage were scheduled to go into effect, a Pennsylvania court blocked them.
Bill Barr is expected to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee that "on my watch, Bob [Mueller] will be allowed to complete his work."
Fox News host Jeanine Pirro assuaged the president, telling him, “Viewers... are behind you 100%.”
On Saturday, Gillibrand met with feminists and influential women in the days before she is expected to announce her candidacy — a preview of the kind of campaign she'll run.
The Texas Democrat is among the first Democrats to officially launch a campaign.
The shutdown has broken the previous record of 21 days, set during Bill Clinton’s presidency between December 1995 and January 1996.
“Her being born in American Samoa will certainly come up,” a political science professor said. “Will it become a political issue if she becomes a major candidate? Absolutely.”
The Hawaii Democrat will be one of the youngest candidates in what could be a large 2020 primary field.
At least "climate change is a real emergency," said one House Democrat.
Government workers waiting on paychecks are being targeted with referral links and other promotions to join the gig economy.
Trump Shut Down The Government Over A “Humanitarian Crisis” At The Border. He Also Shut Down Most Of The Office Trying To Fix It.
“If we were in our office doing our work then maybe those people wouldn’t need to be coming up to the border.”
Beto O’Rourke Changed His Message To Win Voters Of Color In Texas. The Result Could Swing The Presidential Race.
As he weighs a run for president, O’Rourke’s outreach to people of color during his Senate campaign could offer a blueprint. But he still has skeptics.
"The last kid just left. This tent city should never have stood in the first place."
The Progressive Group Closely Tied To Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Named The First Democrat It Wants To Take Out Of Office In 2020
“Progressives have an opportunity to strategically primary the most vile Democrats in their ranks, and Henry Cuellar should top the list,” said one progressive activist.
“Why am I being made to suffer for something that has nothing to do with what I do? It just makes no sense to me.”
Wealthy interests can spend unlimited dollars influencing our elections, and with the FEC asleep at the wheel, there's almost no mechanism to stop bad actors.
“2020 is kind of like in the WWE,” a former White House official said, “where they have seven or eight guys fight for the majority of the match and then the Undertaker strolls up and pins everybody after they’ve exhausted themselves.”
Federal Employees Are Suing Over The Shutdown. The Government Still Hasn’t Figured Out How Much It Owes From The One In 2013.
The federal government is still calculating damages owed to federal workers who worked without pay during the 2013 shutdown.
"They're able to do whatever they want to do to us but there's no way for us to fight, there's no way for us to make a statement where it really counts," one TSA worker said.
The California billionaire announced that his group Need to Impeach will soon hold town halls, a summit in Washington, DC, and launch a public education campaign.
The Ohio governor is spending his final days in office reflecting on his legacy, fussing with his Instagram, and FaceTiming Arnold Schwarzenegger. What’s next? “Bread’s in the oven.”
People Have Panicked Every Time Rod Rosenstein Was Reportedly Leaving His Job. This Time It's Different.
As the top Justice Department official overseeing the Mueller probe, Rosenstein became something of a liberal folk hero. Now that he no longer has the power to fire Robert Mueller, reaction to a possible departure is more muted.
Elizabeth Warren Knows Something Other Presidential Hopefuls Don’t: Exactly Why She’s Running For President
Her campaign operation stumbled early, but in her first week in the race, Elizabeth Warren did, in strikingly clear personal terms, what so many other candidates fail to do.
Fines of $50,000 a day are to be imposed on the company, which is owned by a foreign country, until it complies with a subpoena seeking...we don’t know what.
Trump’s Oval Office Address Is Following Days Of Aides Defending Their Misleading Border Wall Claims
Trump administration officials have tried to make the case for the wall with incorrect claims about suspected terrorists at the border, about Mexico paying for it, and more.
Paul Manafort's Lawyers Tried To Redact A Court Filing About Whether Manafort Lied To Investigators. It Didn't Work.
Manafort's lawyers filed a response to allegations by special counsel Robert Mueller's office that he lied after signing a plea deal. They tried to keep certain sections secret by redacting, but it was done incorrectly, making the information public.
The DC Superior Court, which runs the Marriage Bureau, is funded by Congress and had to scale back operations during the shutdown. The DC Council and DC’s mayor have stepped in.
The Russian Lawyer At The Trump Tower Meeting Was Indicted On Charges Of Obstructing Justice In A Money Laundering Case
Natalia Veselnitskaya was indicted by a grand jury in December, but the charges were only unsealed on Tuesday.
“Run Bernie Run” will be the second effort from the senator's supporters to convince him to jump into the 2020 Democratic primary.
Both use the same online playbook — to starkly different ends.