Facing increasingly angry constituents back home, GOP members are forced to decide whether to confront angry town halls head-on or spend the recess being dogged by stories about avoiding voters.
UPDATE: A lawmaker briefed on the matter had said House officials had told staff from affected offices that contractors had been arrested, but late Thursday night US Capitol Police spokesperson Eva Malecki told BuzzFeed News that no arrests have been made. The USCP is investigating House IT support staff.
After warnings from the White House, the American Foreign Service Association warned members not to post negative comments about the administration publicly.
Members and former staff say the reported move to have congressional staff sign nondisclosure agreements is unprecedented and warn that it could represent a breach of the separation of powers.
During a meeting with the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Jordan’s King Abdullah revealed that Israeli intelligence is concerned that moving the embassy would “enflame tensions.”
Rep. Joaquin Castro called for Congress to “investigate whether President Trump intentionally exceeded his constitutional authority.”
“We are not terrorists, we are not trying to hurt anyone.”
The Latino Victory Project, which has backed Democrats and some Republicans for office, will now work to elect solely progressives and build a “defense” against the new administration’s policies.
During the Bush administration, Katy Talento claimed HIV/AIDS research money was going to support Russian prostitution.
Concerned that white supremacist supporters of President-elect Trump could bring concealed weapons to Washington, DC next week, city officials are warning there will be consequences.
The damning letter, which helped deny Sessions a federal judgeship in 1986, was never entered into the congressional record. It was finally published Tuesday evening.
A pizza restaurant reopened two days after an armed man stormed the place to “self-investigate” a ludicrous conspiracy theory that the restaurant secretly provides underage prostitutes to top Democrats.
At least one high-profile Democratic lobbyist rushed to reassure clients everything would be OK and that their influence dollars wouldn’t go to waste.
The list isn’t final but includes plum roles for Chris Christie, Jeff Sessions, and Reince Priebus.
Abortion has barely been an issue in the 2016 presidential race, in sharp contrast with Senate races, where groups like Emily’s List and Planned Parenthood are spending big.
The former KKK leader joined five other Louisiana candidates for US Senate on Wednesday amid protests at Dillard University.
There’s not a lot of love for the Clintons among Haitians in South Florida, and Donald Trump’s campaign wants to make sure it stays that way.
On the stump and on social media, Trump is making sure early voters in certain states know there’s still time to switch their ballots.