Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that GOP prospects for keeping control of the Senate after the November elections are "very dicey," sounding an alarm amid mounting Republican concerns about presidential nominee Donald Trump, Speaking...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional review panel says there is "substantial reason to believe" that a Republican congressman from Texas may have been perceived to be acting in his own financial interest when he offered an amendment to benefit auto dealers last year. Texas Rep...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional review panel says there is "substantial reason to believe" that a Republican congressman from Texas may have been perceived to be acting in his own financial interest when he offered an amendment to benefit auto dealers last year. Texas...
NEW YORK (AP) — When Donald Trump vowed this week to make child care more accessible and affordable, it was just the second time during his White House campaign that he's talked about an issue that affects millions of working Americans with young children. The first came months...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid says he is convinced that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will nominate Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court if she is elected president. Senate Republicans have blocked Garland's confirmation since...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists carefully probe a placenta donated after birth, bluish umbilical cord still attached. This is the body's most mysterious organ, and inside lie clues to how this giver of life forms — and how it can go awry, leading to stillbirth, preterm birth, even...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former paid worker for Donald Trump's presidential bid has accused the campaign's North Carolina state director of pointing a loaded pistol at him. Vincent Bordini filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday in a North Carolina court against the Trump campaign and recent...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former paid worker for Donald Trump's presidential bid has accused the campaign's North Carolina state director of pointing a loaded pistol at him. Vincent Bordini filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday in a North Carolina court against the Trump campaign and recent...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate press gallery and nearby rooms in the U.S. Capitol have been evacuated because of possible asbestos exposure. Officials from the Architect of the Capitol's office say they're investigating the possible exposure after workers discovered a broken air...