Congress Gives US Energy Diplomacy A Turbocharge
The House just passed the BUILD Act, creating a new federal agency to support investment in emerging markets. This bipartisan move is an important new tool for achieving U.S. foreign policy and development goals -- and is a good deal for taxpayers.
Trump demands American pastor's release from Turkey as Congress weighs new sanctions
The president has tweeted his detainment is "a total disgrace."
Midwest farmers take trade woes, frustrations to Capitol Hill
With harvest time looming and prices dropping, farmers appeal to Congress to end the White House-backed trade wars.
Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez to rally Democrats in deep-red Kansas
TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Two luminaries in the democratic socialist movement — one its national leader, the other its new star — are descending on solidly Republican Kansas on Friday, taking their emboldened liberal message to an unlikely testing ground before next month’s congressional primaries. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who rose to [...]
Contrasting Virginia campaigns could affect control of House
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some GOP congressmen in Virginia want nothing to do with their own party’s provocative candidate for Senate, Corey Stewart, an outspoken acolyte of President Donald Trump and defender of Confederate monuments. Stewart says he’s fine with the cold shoulders if it helps Republicans win. By contrast, Democrats appear to be one [...]
U.S. to Toughen Foreign-Investment Reviews Amid Trade Fight With China
Congress is poised to strengthen the procedures for vetting both foreign investments in the U.S. and overseas transactions involving cutting-edge American technology.
American flag burned outside congresswoman's L.A. office
Far-right group Oath Keepers skipped their planned protest against Maxine Waters, and counter-protesters burned a flag taken from back for a pickup truck
Who Heard What Trump Said to Putin? Only One Other American
Marina Gross, the American interpreter during President Trump’s meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, is facing calls from Congress to testify.
Congressman Matt Gaetz Explains Why Sacha Baron Cohen Didn't Dupe Him
Congressman Matt Gaetz didn't fall for Sacha Baron Cohen's trap to promote putting guns in the hands of toddlers, but admits he was clueless about who he was talking to. We got the Florida Representative Thursday at Reagan National Airport, and...
In reversal, Pentagon now says it backs GOP measure on birdsOlder articles »
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an abrupt reversal, the Pentagon now says it supports a Republican proposal in a defense policy bill that would bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from using the Endangered Species Act to protect two chicken-like birds in the western half of the U.S. In an email to Congress on Thursday, the [...]