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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will step down at the end of June after two years on the job. She is being urged by President Trump and others to run for governor of Arkansas.
Only two major candidates missed the cut for the first set of Democratic presidential debates June 26-27. Now, those competing in a crowded field must find a strategy to set them apart from the pack.
Access to abortion has been declining dramatically in many parts of the United States. This is a look at some of the human stories behind that trend.
Former White House communication director Hope Hicks has agreed to meet with the House Judiciary Committee on June 19, 2019. The committee subpoenaed Ms. Hicks as part of its investigation into Robert Mueller's report and obstruction of justice.
By skipping a big Iowa cattle call, and visiting the state on his own a few days later, the former VP stays a step ahead of the overcrowded field.
Author and ’90s spiritual guru Marianne Williamson talks about her campaign, and the ‘humanitarian emergency’ involving children in the U.S.
Virginia politics are considered a microcosm of national trends. But after hosting its primaries for this year's state elections, the only clear trend after Tuesday's results is that there isn't one.
Democrats’ massive 2020 field leaves candidates like California’s Kamala Harris struggling to gain traction. Upcoming debates could shake things up.
The U.S. and Mexico reached an agreement Friday to avoid tariffs, although critics say the deal simply restates preexisting efforts. Both countries continue to search for ways to manage high levels of immigrants seeking passage across their border.
Dark horse Seth Moulton is the only Democrat in the 2020 race focusing on foreign policy, which he says is a potential weakness of President Trump.
Most commencement speakers deliver inspirational advice. But for politicians, the chance to tout a record – or sneak in a jab – is hard to pass up.
Congressional Democrats have options other than impeachment when it comes to dealing with perceived presidential offenses – including censure.
Last week, President Trump announced 5% tariffs on Mexican imports as a way to stem illegal immigration. But recent comments from GOP senators, who feel US farmers and ranchers would suffer as a result, signal division in his party.
The 2018 midterms gave Capitol Hill’s Blue Dog coalition new members and new clout, even as the definition of ‘centrist’ is shifting.
Responding to a widely publicized history of racial bias in 911 calls, Oregon's state Senate approved a bill Monday that would allow victims who can prove discriminatory intent to sue for up to $250.
The disaster bill has bipartisan support. Aid will go to Puerto Rico and other areas that were hit by hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and fires.
How Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders was shaped by his early years as mayor of Burlington.
A Thursday lawsuit alleges the late Thomas Hofeller aimed to advantage white and Republican voters by decreasing immigrant tallies, as evidence on his computer files shows.
The president says a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports will take effect June 10, throwing in doubt the passage of the USMCA trade agreement.
New Hampshire abolished the death penalty on May 30, joining 20 other states that have ended the practice. The state's lawmakers have been working toward repealing it for the past two decades.
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