Democratic National Convention News
Hillary Clinton Chimes In on the Trump Tirade
Clinton reminded everyone of Trump's POW comments.
Today in History
Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2017. There are 137 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 16, 1977, Elvis Presley died at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee, at age 42. On this date: In 1777, American forces won the Battle of
Hillary Clinton's pastor plagiarized prayer at heart of book
Hillary Clinton's pastor admits he plagiarized parts of the prayer he sent her the day after she lost the presidential election
The Note: Trump's delayed Charlottesville condemnation may be a Band-Aid on a shotgun wound
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY It's primary day in Alabama : Sen. Luther Strange , who has the president's endorsement, faces two other GOP candidates -- Roy Moore and Mo Brooks -- in a tough primary for Jeff Sessions' seat. Republican voters head to the polls today in Utah's 3rd Congressional
Kansas Republicans urge Roberts to back Senate rules change
Fellow Republicans in the Kansas congressional delegation are urging a reluctant Sen. Pat Roberts to support changing the Senate rules to make it easier for the party to push through its legislative priorities
Debt limit may be biggest test for House Speaker Paul Ryan's leadership
While lawmakers enjoy a five-week summer recess, House Speaker Paul Ryan is preparing to face perhaps his speakership’s toughest challenge to date: increasing the country’s debt limit. Once members return to the Capitol after Labor Day , there are just 12 working days for Congress to raise the debt
Michael Moore talks abolishing the Electoral College, what Democrats must do to win
Moore explains why he believes the Electoral College is an "archaic" institution.
Trump hopes to bring order and discipline to the White House with more staff changes
Gen. John Kelly will leave his role heading Homeland Security to replace Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff.
Inside the frayed relationship between Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions
President Donald Trump counted his attorney general, Jeff Sessions , among his earliest supporters and the first sitting senator to endorse him. But in the wake of Sessions recusing himself from the Russia investigation – a cloud that has hung over the Trump administration since its inception –
Timeline leading up to Jeff Sessions' recusal and the fallout
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' meetings with the Russian ambassador during the campaign continue to cause problems for him months after they were disclosed publicly. Recent comments by President Donald Trump suggest that Sessions’ recusal created a strain between the two men, and although