The U.S. Government Is Careening Perilously Close To A Shutdown
The government will partially close at midnight Friday, unless Congress and the White House can agree on how to fund several key agencies despite the president's insistence on...
1 hour ago - NPR
In farewell, Ryan sees solutions if 'politics will allow it'
WASHINGTON - Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan is bemoaning America's "broken politics" in a farewell speech in which he calls Washington's failure to overhaul costly federal...
5 hours ago - My Sanantonio - 2 articles
Republicans are in a shutdown pickle
It's time for a new episode of Nerdcast, POLITICO's podcast on the White House and politics. Tune in each week to geek out with us as we dive deep into the political landscape...
6 hours ago - Politico
Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill
While it does not go as far as proponents would like, the bill is the most sweeping prison reform agreement that Congress has passed in decades.
7 hours ago - The Huffington Post
PAWS Act battling domestic violence part of farm bill
The new federal farm bill President Trump is expected to sign into law Thursday features a provision that protects pets as part of a larger domestic violence...
8 hours ago - Boston Herald
The Latest: Senate passes sweeping criminal justice overhaul
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the Senate's consideration of criminal justice legislation : 8:52 p.m. The Senate has passed a sweeping criminal justice overhaul supported by groups...
9 hours ago - My Sanantonio - 4 articles
Trump Ordering His Cabinet To Search For Spare Change To Fund His Wall
The president has a planned golf vacation that could be postponed by the partial government shutdown he has threatened for months if Congress does not pay for his wall.
11 hours ago - The Huffington Post
Shutdown talk recedes after White House eases wall threat
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and leaders in Congress appeared to be pulling back Tuesday from a government shutdown over his $5 billion request for border wall funds...
11 hours ago - My Sanantonio - 3 articles
Republicans want Congress to focus on immigration. Democrats say it's where Trump's fared the worst
A partisan gulf in the country's priorities.
11 hours ago - The Washington Post
Trump asking cabinet to look for funds for border wall: spokeswoman
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Tuesday said that while President Donald Trump waits for the U.S. Congress to pass a spending bill to keep the government open, he...
15 hours ago - Reuters - 2 articles
The headlines of News BreaK
Twitter Users Erupt After Donald Trump Wishes 'Good Luck' To Michael Flynn...
"You're wishing good luck to a criminal?"
GOP's McSally Will End Up in Senate After All
Arizona's governor has named Rep. Martha McSally to replace Jon Kyl in the Senate seat that once belonged to John McCain, the AP reports. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey announced...
Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill Closer To Becoming Law After Senate Approval
The Senate voted in favor of legislation that would reduce sentences for some drug crimes and offer training programs for prisoners. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Judges Dismiss All Ethics Complaints Against Brett Kavanaugh
The federal court panel said it lacked the jurisdiction to weigh in on the 83 complaints against the new Supreme Court justice.
Federal Panel Of Judges Dismiss All 83 Ethics Complaints Against Brett Kavanaugh
The judges acknowledged that the complaints are "serious," but noted there is no existing authority for lower-court judges to hold Supreme Court justices accountable. (Image...
White House Briefing Room After Rare Presser: 'Do Your Job, Sarah!'
Sarah Huckabee Sanders caught flak for leaving the podium after just 15 minutes. Her last briefing was 21 days ago.
Flynn's Sentencing Hearing Takes Unexpected Turn
Michael Flynn's fate was in the hands of Judge Emmet Sullivan on Tuesday, and the federal judge dished out a surprise twist: The sentencing ended up being delayed after...
White House Appears To Pull Back From Government Shutdown Threat Over Wall
The fight over Trump's border wall has brought Congress to a familiar standoff just days before Christmas.
Sarah Sanders Touts False Claim That FBI 'Ambushed' Michael Flynn
“The FBI broke every standard protocol that they have,” Sanders argued in an attempt to bolster Flynn's defense just before his sentencing.
U.S. Space Command Is Revived, As Vice President Pence Unveils Plan In Florida
"A new era of American national security in space begins today," Vice President Mike Pence said at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Image credit: White House/ Screenshot...