State Of The Union News
Shutdown enters third day as bipartisan group of senators tries to broker compromise
A government shutdown is entering a third day - into the start of the work week Monday - after a bipartisan group of about 20 senators struggled Sunday to broker a government funding compromise. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged a vote to help end the stalemate. "Let’s step back from the
After a challenging first year, Trump has hands full
The lead player in the first year of the Trump administration has his hands full for the next round.
Sequel to Trump's first year opens with crises, unease
The sequel to President Donald Trump's first year in office is opening with the lead player hamstrung by a government shutdown and hunkering down amid a swirl of investigations, crises and political unease
The Latest: Schumer says Trump 'backed off' deal
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is accusing President Donald Trump of reneging on a deal he thought they had neared on immigration and spending
Trump's pick to head NASA to host Bill Nye 'Science Guy'
President Donald Trump's controversial pick to head NASA says Bill Nye, "The Science Guy," will be his guest at the State of the Union address
4 congressmen to boycott Trump's State of the Union in response to 's---hole' remark
Four congressional Democrats are boycotting President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address scheduled for Jan. 30 after the president reportedly said African nations were "shole countries" in a closed-door meeting at the White House last week. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., Rep. Maxine Waters,
Checking on 13 of Trump's biggest campaign promises, one year later
On the campaign trail, Donald Trump had had a signature a list of promises that's proved to be a guide for what he's prioritized as president. Now, one year into his administration, some promises have been kept-- while others haven't-- and the results are mixed. Here is where things stand on 13 of
Jan. 1, 1986: President Clinton denies sexual relations with Monica Lewinsky
Lewinsky was a White House intern with whom the president was accused of having a sexual affair.
The Note: Shutdown is the new 's-word' as blame game begins
The TAKE with Rick Klein This week’s “s-word” is shutdown. The details of the expletive that still appears very likely to have been spoken by President Donald Trump don’t matter in the bigger picture. Neither do the declarations – “ I’m not a racist ” – or making fun of a senator’s first name. For