Democratic presidential candidates calling for Brett Kavanaugh's impeachment rushed to judgment, authors of a new book said.'It's dismaying to see' »
Sens. Joe Manchin and Chuck Schumer are the latest Democrats to take issue with O'Rourke's mandatory buyback plan for high-capacity firearms.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O'Brien, his chief hostage negotiator and an established figure in Republican policy circles, as his new national security adviser. O'Brien, the fourth person in two years to hold the job, becomes the administration's point person on national
Senate Democrats Wednesday blocked debate on the almost $700 billion Pentagon budget and other spending bills amid a feud between the chamber's leaders over the rules of engagement for translating this summer's hard-won budget deal into binding legislation. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer orchestrated
Tucked into Fed Chair Jerome Powell's news conference on Wednesday was a not-so-subtle message for President Donald Trump: the economy is holding up because the U.S. central bank has acted to support it through a volatile patch, and whether that continues is now in the president's lap. In a
Trump's primary mission during his two-day visit to the state was to raise millions from wealthy Republicans. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, in turn, publicly called out the Trump White House for a lack of "moral authority" and lamented the state's "unfortunate relationship"
Documents from the Pentagon show that "far more taxpayer funds" were spent by the U.S. military on overnight stays at a Trump resort in Scotland than previously known, two Democratic lawmakers said on Wednesday, as they demanded more evidence from the Defense Department as part of their investigation
President Donald Trump will meet on Thursday with U.S. senators to discuss biofuels policy, Senator Bill Cassidy's office said, as Trump attempts to find a compromise between Big Oil and Big Corn on an issue that pits two constituencies that are important to Trump's quest for a second term against
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would result in less fuel efficient cars that create more planet-warming pollution. In a tweet
Donald Trump's move to revoke California's auto emissions standards will almost certainly lead to another legal battle with a state he loves to bash.
President Donald Trump accused the central bank and Fed Chair Jerome Powell of having “no guts” for not meting out a more aggressive cut.
A marching band played and several hundred people roared for former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at a South Carolina country general store this week, a stark contrast to the respectful but less enthusiastic applause given to several of his Democratic presidential rivals. Many voters at the folksy candidate
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell acknowledges that officials at the U.S. central bank are fractured about next steps on interest rates. The uncertainty stems from President Donald Trump's pursuit of tariffs against China and a broader global slowdown that has irked businesses and manufacturers
The day after former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski's House Judiciary Committee combative testimony that culminated in him proudly confessing that he lies to the press, The View’s Meghan McCain—your favorite pundit on the planet, dear reader—blasted the combative Trump ally for being
Nearly two dozen U.S. lobbying groups have joined forces to try to rein in U.S. President Donald Trump's power to unilaterally impose tariffs amid growing concern about the negative economic impact of his trade policies. Led by the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC), the groups on Wednesday said
REUTERSPresident Donald Trump on Wednesday used his Twitter account to boost a baseless smear claiming that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) danced at an event last week on the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, a claim that’s based on footage that wasn’t actually taken from that day.Trump’s tweet circulated
Americans overall don't think either former Vice President Joe Biden or Sen. Elizabeth Warren — the current frontrunners — would beat Trump in 2020.
U.S. President Donald Trump and the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy issues that will affect the auto industry and consumers. In a morning
President Donald Trump says his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators. In a tweet, Trump said his move would result in less expensive and safer cars. California's authority to set its own, tougher emissions
U.S. President Donald Trump picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his fourth White House national security adviser, turning to a low-key choice for the position after the boisterous tenure of John Bolton. O'Brien's selection was a sign of U.S. Secretary of State Mike
JEDDAH/DUBAI, Sept 18 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a major increase in sanctions on Iran on Wednesday as Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it said were used in a crippling attack on its oil sites "unquestionably sponsored" by Tehran. Trump gave no explanation
Six weeks after a pair of mass shootings killed more than 30 people, Congress remains "in a holding pattern" on gun control as lawmakers await proposals from the White House, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said. While President Donald Trump has said he would veto a House-passed bill
Weeks shy of his 95th birthday, former President Jimmy Carter said he doesn't believe he could have managed the most powerful office in the world at 80 years old. Carter, who earlier this year became the longest-lived chief executive in American history, didn't tie his comments to any of his
Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has announced the endorsement of one of Iowa's last two uncommitted Democratic elected officials, state Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald. "She's the one I think can address the biggest problems we have, and that is the hollowing out of the middle class
"Increases in productivity likely go hand-in-hand with a more engaged workforce that feels healthier and less stressed."
"Shortening the week could have the opposite effect, creating more pressure by cramming five days' worth of work into four."
"If we all worked a four-day week, there’s reason to assume that life expectancy, inequality and education scores could all go up."
"Many have argued for the four-day workweek, or flexible hours in general, as a way to retain talented female workers."
"Critics warn the push for a four-day week could backfire with unintended consequences for workers."