Politics

Schumer: Democrats will filibuster Trump SCOTUS nominee Gorsuch
March 23, 2017

Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Senate’s top Democrat dealt a critical blow to the confirmation process of…

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US-Mexico border wall needed only in 'strategic locations,' says border patrol union head
March 23, 2017

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The head of the union representing U.S. Border Patrol agents said Wednesday that a wall along the southern border…

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New poll finds dipping approval, honesty ratings for Trump
March 22, 2017

SeanPavonePhoto/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A public opinion poll released by Quinnipiac University Wednesday reported decreasing levels of approval for President Donald Trump in…

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Top Dem says evidence 'more' than circumstantial in Russia probe
March 22, 2017

Win McNamee/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Democrats struck back at the revelation Wednesday that information about Trump campaign officials was “incidentally collected” during surveillance,…

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Congressional Black Caucus says meeting with Trump was a 'positive first start'
March 22, 2017

Jim Watson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Members of the Congressional Black Caucus went to the White House on Wednesday for their first official…

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House conservatives threaten GOP health care bill
March 22, 2017

DenKuvaiev/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Members of the House Freedom Caucus, after years of frustrating GOP leaders’ plans with a Democrat in the White…

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House intel chair says Trump transition team 'incidentally' surveilled, president feels 'somewhat' vindicated
March 22, 2017

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump  said he felt “somewhat” vindicated on Wednesday after being briefed by the chair of the…

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ANALYSIS: Trump's deal-making reputation at stake in health care push
March 22, 2017

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Trump has put it all on the line for Thursday’s health care vote. His position has gone…

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Everything you need to know about Trump’s labor secretary nominee
March 22, 2017

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — U.S. Century Bank chairman Alexander Acosta, President Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, will face the Senate committee…

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Neil Gorsuch emotional about right-to-die questions in Supreme Court confirmation hearings
March 22, 2017

Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The right-to-die argument took center stage on the third day of Supreme…

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