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Freed American prisoner back on US soil

American political prisoner Josh Holt reunites with his family on US soil, after being released from prison in Venezuela.

US lost track of 1,500 immigrant children, but says it's not 'legally responsible'

The federal government has placed thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children in the homes of sponsors, but last ye...

Sen. Tammy Duckworth expresses support for protesters in wake of new NFL National Anthem policy

Sen. Tammy Duckworth called on her service as a veteran to express her support for National Anthem protesters in the ...

Lawmaker: OK not to sell homes to gay people

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) is facing criticism after telling the National Association of Realtors that people should have the right to refuse to sell their homes to gay people.

Trump criticizes separating families at the border, despite his administration's support for policy that could lead to separation

President Donald Trump criticized the separation of children and parents at the US border on Saturday, despite the fa...

Fact check: Dems to blame for separating immigrant families?

CNN's Jake Tapper, in partnership with FactCheck.org, looks at President Trump's claim that Democratic legislation has caused immigrant families to be separated.

Republicans explain in their own words why they are leaving Congress

A lot of Republicans are running away from Congress.Since the beginning of the 115th Congress, ...

'I'm not a Trumpian. I'm a Republican'

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen talks to CNN's Lauren Fox about being a proud Republican and why she was shocked to learn she was the first Latina in Congress.

An essential part of the job in Congress

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen sat down with CNN's Lauren Fox to talk about why she actually enjoys part of her job as a member of Congress that many dislike.

Flake: the choice was embrace Trump, or retire

Sen. Jeff Flake speaks with CNN's Lauren Fox about why he has chosen to retire and what his future may hold.

Retiring Republican: Capitol Hill is 'toxic'

Rep. Ryan Costello tells CNN's Lauren Fox he'll miss his job as a member of Congress, even though he thinks the political environment is destructive.

Trump's sustained attacks on American rights

Two years ago Sunday, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump derided US District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel, hearin...

Watch oldest Pearl Harbor survivor reflect on attack

Ray Chavez is the oldest survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor that launched America's entry into World War II in 1941. This week, he met with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office while in Washington for a series of Memorial Day events.

Trump: American Josh Holt freed from Venezuela

American political prisoner Josh Holt has been released from prison in Venezuela and is on his way to DC, President Trump announced on Twitter.

Oldest Pearl Harbor survivor reflects ahead of Memorial Day

Ray Chavez is the oldest survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor that launched America's entry into World War II in 19...

President Trump welcomes Josh Holt, American held in Venezuela, back to the US

President Donald Trump welcomed Josh Holt, an American who had been held as a prisoner in Venezuela since the summer ...

Elizabeth Warren is quietly working to defang Trump's 'Pocahontas' slur as 2020 looms

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has quietly waged a months-long, behind-the-scenes effort to put "Pocahontas" in ...

Who else wasn't at the EPA chemical meeting? The victims

Journalists weren't the only ones shut out from the Environmental Protection Agency's conference this week on chemica...

North and South Korean leaders hold surprise meeting

The leaders of North and South Korea held a surprise meeting Saturday, their second in a month, two days after Presid...

See video from Korean leaders' second meeting

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has held a second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un along the demilitarized zone that separated North and South Korea. CNN's Will Ripley reports.

GOP lawmaker: Not apologizing for my comments

Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of California is facing criticism and has lost an endorsement from a Realtors group for saying that people should be able to refuse to sell their homes to gay people.

Key US allies 'perplexed' as Trump treats friends like enemies

President Donald Trump's decision to cancel his historic meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un left South Korea's Pr...

Russian oligarch met with Cohen at Trump Tower

A Russian oligarch who was questioned by special counsel Robert Mueller and recently sanctioned by the US visited President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen in Trump Tower during the presidential transition in January 2017, according to video reviewed by CNN and a person familiar with the matter.

Protesters hold 'die-in' at grocery store

Publix has suspended its political contributions as it re-evaluates its giving processes, the national grocery chain said in a statement. The announcement comes days after Parkland student activist David Hogg called for a "die-in" at the grocery store to protest its support for a Florida gubernatorial candidate backed by the National Rifle Association.

White House sinkhole 'does not pose a risk,' National Park Service says

Let this sink in: The President is safe from the White House sinkhole.The area on the North Lawn, which became...

Week in Review: Summits! Spies! Statecraft!

This week in Trumpworld was more focused on the things that didn't happen -- as opposed to ones that did.The h...

Publix suspends political contributions following criticism for supporting pro-NRA candidate

Publix has suspended its political contributions as it reevaluates its giving processes, the national grocery chain s...

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher loses endorsement for saying it's OK to not sell homes to gay people

Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of California is facing criticism and has lost an endorsement from a Realtors group ...

Trump administration has briefed Congress on tentative deal with China's ZTE

The Commerce Department informed lawmakers on Friday of the outlines of a tentative deal that could save sanctioned t...

Former commander of USS McCain pleads guilty following deadly collision

The former commanding officer of the USS John S McCain pleaded guilty to a charge of negligent dereliction of duty re...

Border Patrol union chief slams National Guard deployment as 'colossal waste'

The leader of the union that represents Border Patrol agents slammed the deployment of National Guard troops to the b...

Report: Virginia congressman ordered staff to do personal chores

A Virginia congressman and his wife used staffers in his office to carry out personal chores, ...

Missouri House committee subpoenas embattled governor to testify

A Missouri House committee investigating embattled Gov. Eric Greitens has issued a subpoena for the governor to testi...

How Congress plans to spend its summer

Congress left town Thursday for a weeklong Memorial Day recess, but when lawmakers return the first week of June they...

Montana Democrats call for ethics probe of Rep. Greg Gianforte

The Montana Democratic Party filed complaints with two congressional ethics watchdogs Thursday regarding Republican R...

Russian oligarch met with Cohen at Trump Tower

A Russian oligarch who was questioned by special counsel Robert Mueller and recently sanctioned by the US visited President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen in Trump Tower during the presidential transition in January 2017, according to video reviewed by CNN and a person familiar with the matter.

Paul Manafort's trial in Virginia pushed back to July 24

The federal judge in Paul Manafort's trial in Virginia has rescheduled the former Trump campaign chairman's trial, pu...

Trump: US is respected again

President Donald Trump heralded more than 1,000 newly-commissioned US Navy and Marine Corps officers as he delivered the commencement address at the US Naval Academy.

Elliott Broidy accuses former intelligence officials of helping Qatar hack his emails

On Thursday, Republican lobbyist and Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy accused an international security consulting fir...

Trump repeats unproven claim about FBI spy

President Trump gave an exclusive interview to Fox News, repeating unproven claims that the FBI spied on his campaign.

She's fighting to change the debate around abortion

It took years for Kassi Underwood to truly understand how her decision to have an abortion would alter the course of ...

Don't miss what Donald Trump is doing with his 'spy' allegations

Over the last 72 hours, the President of the United States has leaned into a conspiracy theory that goes like this: D...

Russian oligarch met with Michael Cohen at Trump Tower during transition

A Russian oligarch who was questioned by special counsel Robert Mueller and recently sanctioned by the US visited Pre...

Trump: N. Korea summit could still be on

President Trump made comments on the North Korea summit, saying the June meeting with Kim Jong Un may still happen.

Fresh off royal sermon, bishop warns 'somebody woke up Jim Crow'

Less than a week after his star-making sermon at the British royal wedding, Episcopal Presiding Bishop Michael Curry ...

NYT: Federal prisons director resigns amid Kushner, Sessions infighting on prison reform

The director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons resigned last week because of an "ideological turf war" between Attorne...

This week in politics, GIF'd

It has been a week, y'all. And what a week it has been.From Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's first ma...

Trump heralds US military in Naval Academy commencement address

President Donald Trump heralded more than 1,000 newly-commissioned US Navy and Marine Corps officers on Friday for be...

Trump's campaign has run 4,400 ads on Facebook so far this month

President Donald Trump's campaign team has run more than 4,000 ads on the President's personal Facebook page since Ma...

Donald Trump breaks another (bad) record

Donald Trump is setting records again.More than one in three people -- 37% -- ...

Trump says North Korea summit talks continue: 'Could even be the 12th'

President Donald Trump told reporters Friday he remains open to holding a summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un on Ju...

Trump says he's 'not familiar' with Weinstein case

President Donald Trump said he is "not familiar" with the Harvey Weinstein case when asked for his reaction to the fo...

Sally Yates: Trump's DOJ pressure is 'a step beyond dangerous'

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates is alarmed by President Donald Trump's...

Stone's finances examined by special counsel

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has been probing Roger Stone's finances as it summons a series of witnesses to gather more information about one of President Donald Trump's longtime advisers, according to people familiar with the situation. CNN's Sara Murray reports.

Bishop leads fight against 'dangerous crisis'

Episcopal Bishop Michael Curry set his sights on American politics, leading a church service against what he and other Christian leaders call "a dangerous crisis of moral and political leadership" in churches and government.

GOP House candidate in Illinois is a 9/11 truther, said Beyonce had ties to the Illuminati

The Republican nominee for a US House seat in Illinois has said the September 11 terrorist attacks were an inside job...

Sexual harassment negotiators defend their bill

In an exclusive interview with CNN, the bipartisan negotiators of the Senate sexual harassment legislation said they hope to have a final bill passed this summer.

Roger Stone's finances examined by special counsel

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has been probing Roger Stone's finances as it summons a series of witnesses to ...

Trump fast-tracks appeals judges, but lags on lower courts

The Trump administration has strategically focused on the appointment of judges to the crucial appeals-court rung of ...

Avenatti: I should have chance to depose Trump

Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer he believes his client's case against President Donald Trump should be able to move forward.

Trump's canceled North Korea summit: Art of the deal or no deal?

After President Donald Trump canceled ...

Assange's refuge in Ecuadorian embassy 'in jeopardy'

Julian Assange's nearly six-year refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in London is in danger, opening the WikiLeaks found...

White House: North Korea 'stood us up'

Beyond the insults and brinksmanship that contributed to the ...

Trump lawyers, Mueller team discussed January date for Trump interview

President Donald Trump's lawyers and special counsel Robert Mueller discussed a potential January 27, 2018, interview of the President before talks between the two sides stalled. CNN's Gloria Borger and Evan Perez report.

Progressives seethe over DNC chair Perez's decision to back Cuomo in NY primary fight

In an unexpected turn that rankled the party's left flank, Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez on Thursd...

Is Joe Biden running for president? Because he sure sounded like it

Former Vice President Joe Biden didn't have to say a word.His place on the roster of speakers at the New York ...

Trump administration nominates immigration hard-liner for migration post at State Department

The Trump administration has tapped immigration hard-liner Ronald Mortensen to be the assistant secretary of state fo...

Recent special elections suggest Democrats may not ride a wave in November

Democrats have taken a tumble on the generic congressional ballot over the last few months. Their advantage in an ave...

Mueller hopes to deny media attempts to unseal documents in Russia probe

The Special Counsel's Office is hoping to deny an attempt by several media organizations, including CNN, to unseal do...

Republican leaders hold off coup on immigration -- for now

Republican leaders have held off a coup from moderate lawmakers on immigration -- for now.As Congress departed...

Rudy Giuliani's totally irrational quid pro quo

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani has started saying something interesting -- and totally irrational -- in interviews this w...

Senate passes long-stalled bill to address sexual harassment on Capitol Hill

The Senate has passed its long-stalled legislation ...

Judge doesn't believe Mueller's office has been leaking

US District Judge Emmet Sullivan, who will oversee the sentencing of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, ...

Melania Trump tweets praise for Medal of Honor recipient

First lady Melania Trump tweeted her appreciation for a Navy SEAL awarded the Medal of Honor on Thursday, her first t...

Trump's legal team discussed January interview with Mueller

President Donald Trump's lawyers and special counsel Robert Mueller discussed a potential January 27, 2018, interview...

WSJ: Roger Stone tried to get information on Clinton from Assange

Roger Stone, a longtime associate of President Donald Trump's, tried to get information related to Hillary Clinton fr...

Justice Department announces seizure of domain behind Russian-backed botnet

The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it had seized an internet domain that's at the center of a Kremlin-ba...

Schiff: No evidence of spy in Trump campaign

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) makes a statement on behalf of the Democratic Party after attending the Department of Justice briefing.

Newly passed House bill would OK the President's military parade

The House of Representatives voted Thursday to reauthorize funds for the military Thursday -- a massive bill that gre...

From grin to grim: Inside the Trump-Kim summit collapse

The sun was setting, dinner was waiting and ...

Virginia congressman has second thoughts about retirement, will run for re-election

Republican Rep. Tom Garrett, who represents the Charlottesville, Virginia, area, is planning to run for re-election a...

Trump presents the Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL

President Donald Trump on Thursday presented the Medal of Honor to Master Chief Special Warfare Operator Britt Slabin...

Trump awards Medal of Honor to retired Navy SEAL

President Trump awards retired Navy SEAL Britt Slabinski the Medal of Honor for his valor in combat on a mountain in Afghanistan in 2002.

Pompeo raises possibility of new North Korea sanctions

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested on Thursday new sanctions could be in the works for North Korea, even as he ...

'Swatting' suspect charged with bomb threats to FCC, FBI

A man previously charged over a police call that precipitated a deadly shooting has been charged with making a bomb t...

Nancy Pelosi has no good answer on impeaching Donald Trump

On Wednesday night, CNN's Chris Cuomo asked House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi a (seemingly) simple question:W...

Trump pardons heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson posthumously

President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a posthumous pardon to boxer ...

Clapper witnessed 'parallelism' between Trump campaign, Russia

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper suggested there was a "parallelism" between Russia and the Trump campaign during the 2016 presidential election, though he said he hadn't seen evidence of collusion.

Ivanka Trump serves up support for Serena Williams

Ivanka Trump is serving up her support for Serena Williams, calling on the Women's Tennis Association to change a rul...

Trump: Hope Kim Jong Un will do what is right

President Trump speaks following his decision to cancel the planned June summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Hear Trump's letter to Kim Jong Un

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reads Trump's letter canceling the meeting with Kim Jong Un during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Clapper: FBI was not spying on Trump's campaign

Former director of national intelligence James Clapper is fighting back after President Trump misquoted him to advance his unproven claim about the FBI spying on the Trump campaign.

Immigration talks in Congress hinge on DACA citizenship

Talks between Republicans across the political spectrum trying to reach a potential immigration deal that would unite...

White House: North Korea summit not happening

President Trump has sent a letter to North Korea's Kim Jong Un announcing he is calling off their planned June summit in Singapore.

Who has signed the DACA discharge petition

Here are the lawmakers that have signed ...

The 14 most -\_(-)_/- lines from Donald Trump's 'Fox & Friends' interview

President Donald Trump sat down with "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade in Long Island on Wednesday afternoon, an...

Lawmakers to airlines: Take action on sexual harassment of flight attendants

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling on the leaders of 30 airlines to take action on sexual harassment and assa...

GOP senators praise Trump for his decision to cancel North Korea summit

Republican senators praised President Donald Trump for his decision Thursday to cancel a summit in Singapore with Nor...

The collapse of the North Korea summit may have cost Trump his best issue

President Donald Trump has pulled out of a summit with North Korea next month, and Americans are likely not going to ...

Former US Ambassador to Russia: Putin 'absolutely' wanted Trump to win

A former US ambassador to Russia said Russian President Vladimir Putin "absolutely" wanted Donald Trump to win the 20...

Dana Rohrabacher rival takes on his ties to Russia with help from Seinfeld star

While the investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia and Russia's meddling in US elections has topped the...

North Korea official: Pence a political dummy

North Korea's Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Choe Son Hui lashed out at Vice President Mike Pence calling him a "political dummy" after Pence's remarks threatening North Korea. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

GOP Senator: Our presidency has been debased

GOP Sen. Jeff Flake gave harsh criticism of President Donald Trump in a commencement speech to Harvard Law students, where he shared his concerns for the integrity of politics in the United States.

Clapper suggests 'parallelism' in actions of Russia, Trump campaign

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper suggested there was a "parallelism" between the Russia and the...

Paul Ryan says America needs Catholicism weeks after failed chaplain ousting

House Speaker Paul Ryan made the case Thursday for Catholicism as a faith that can help solve the country's problems....

Senate panel advances judicial nominees who drew controversy for Brown v. Board answers

Two controversial judicial nominees, who declined to say during their confirmation hearings whether the landmark Supr...

Stormy Daniels' attorney asks for case against President Trump to move forward

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing Stormy Daniels, filed new paperwork in federal court on Thursday asking a j...

Trump: NFL players who don't stand during National Anthem maybe 'shouldn't be in the country'

President Donald Trump praised NFL team owners for doing the "right thing" in requiring NFL ...

WH: 'Gang of 8' meeting will go on as planned

The Trump administration is moving forward with its plan to brief a pair of House Republicans on a confidential intelligence source in the Russia investigation, but it is also planning a bipartisan "Gang of Eight" briefing on the matter separately.

Trump walks away from more deals than he makes

If there's a single message of President Donald Trump's foreign policy, it's that Trump can do better than previous p...

Trump cancels Singapore summit in letter to Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump will not ...

READ: President Donald Trump's letter to Kim Jong Un canceling the summit

His ExcellencyKim Jong UnChairman of the State Affairs Commissionof the Democratic People's Republi...

Rosenstein deputy named US attorney in Virginia

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has tapped Justice Department official Zachary Terwilliger to serve as US attorney for...

Pelosi: Impeachment is not a 'policy agenda'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said at CNN town hall that she doesn't think campaigning on a potential impeachment of President Donald Trump is a good issue to run on.

Trump calls for sweeping changes to US immigration legal process

President Donald Trump suggested in an interview that sweeping changes to what he described as a "corrupt" immigratio...

Ex-Republican: What do Dems want accomplished?

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi discusses what lawmakers hope to accomplish if the Democratic Party wins the White House in 2020.

Trump administration will brief Republicans and bipartisan group on FBI source in separate, back-to-back meetings

The Trump administration will now brief a bipartisan group of lawmakers in addition to two key House Republicans on a...

#TBT: The real reason you have Monday off

Here's your obligatory reminder that Memorial Day is not about summer, vacations, grilling or an extra day off work....

Pelosi: Trump-GOP meeting shouldn't happen

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi tells CNN's Chris Cuomo that the Trump administration's plan to brief a pair of House Republicans on a confidential intelligence source in the Russia investigation shouldn't happen.

Trump signals shift in administration policy on North Korea denuclearization

President Donald Trump is signaling an openness to a "phase-in" to potential denuclearization of North Korea rather t...

Trump casts doubt on June summit with Kim

The historic diplomatic encounter planned for three weeks from now between President Donald Trump and North Korean de...

James Clapper did NOT say what Donald Trump keeps saying he said

On Tuesday, James Clapper, the former Director of National Intelligence, went on "The View" -- weird, right? -- to ta...

Trump claims Democrats are 'sticking up for MS-13,' but his example misleads

President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of defending violent gang members, his latest attack on his political op...

A record number of women are running for Senate, but percentage is still low

There's no doubt many more women are running for high office, and particularly this year. In 1970, there was just one...

Ex-Trump aide, contractor clash over 'entrapment'

CNN speaks to former Trump campaign aide Michael Caputo and the contractor he alleges is at the center of an 'entrapment scheme.'

Kushner's lawyer shares topics of questioning

Jared Kushner's attorney Abbe Lowell tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer that Mueller's team questioned Kushner about potential Russian collusion, obstruction of justice, and his contact with foreign nationals.

Who is the 'Taxi King' Gene Freidman?

CNN's Brynn Gingras explains New York taxi kingpin Evegny "Gene" Freidman's connection to President Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen.

The Trump presidency is a win for China

There's been a whole lot of winning so far during the Trump presidency -- for China.After accusing China ...

North Korea warns of nuclear showdown, calls Pence 'political dummy'

A North Korean official has lashed out at US Vice President Mike Pence and said Pyongyang is ready for a nuclear show...

Sen. Flake: We may have hit bottom

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) speaks to CNN's Wolf Blitzer after criticizing President Donald Trump in a commencement speech to Harvard Law students where he shared his concerns about the integrity of US politics.

MISSING: The White House press briefing

Over the last 30 days, the Trump White House has held only 10 on-camera press briefings -- and those briefings have a...

China 'disinvited' from major US military exercise over South China Sea

The US has withdrawn an invitation to China to participate in what has been described as the ...

Top Republican says Dems should attend briefing

The second highest raking Senate Republican John Cornyn breaks with President Trump and says Democrats should be able to attend a highly classified briefing with House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes and Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy about documents related to a classified intelligence source and the Russia investigation.

Kushner's lawyer won't say if he's a target

Jared Kushner's attorney, Abbe Lowell says no one has indicated that his client has done anything "that would merit any charges."

Trump team praises brutal North Korean leader

President Donald Trump changes tone on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

Pelosi: Impeachment is not a 'policy agenda'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said at Wednesday's CNN town hall that she doesn't think campaigning on a potentia...

Pelosi: Republican briefing on FBI source 'shouldn't happen'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said the Trump administration's plan to brief a pair of House Republi...

Trump repeats unproven conspiracy theory

President Donald Trump is repeating a claim that a spy was placed in his 2016 campaign team. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.

Clapper: Russia swung election for Trump

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says that Russia swung the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump.

Jake Tapper lists conspiracy theories spread by Trump

President Donald Trump has in recent days turned reporting that a confidential FBI source met with some of his campai...

Pete Souza's new book throws 'SHADE' on Trump administration

Former presidential photographer Pete Souza can't stop, and won't stop, throwing shade at the Trump administration....

NASA head: 'I have no reason to doubt the science' on climate change

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sparred with Sen. Brian Schatz during his ...

Mueller's investigators questioned Kushner about potential Russian collusion, obstruction

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators questioned White House senior adviser Jared Kushner about potential Ru...

White House-backed prisons bill divides parties, hits roadblocks in Senate

The House overwhelmingly passed legislation on criminal justice Tuesday, ...

Tapper lists dubious claims made by Trump

In light of President's Trump's claim that the FBI secretly placed a confidential source in his 2016 campaign, CNN anchor Jake Tapper lists past dubious claims Trump has made.

VA health care bill named after John McCain

A major piece of vetera...

Immigration effort in House inches forward as negotiations continue

A Republican lawmaker-led effort to buck party leadership and force an immigration vote in the House picked up its fi...

GOP senator on Trump, state of politics: 'We may have hit bottom'

GOP Sen. Jeff Flake gave some of his harshest criticism of President Donald Trump to date in a commencement speech We...

Trump administration wants more high-level talks with North Korea before summit

The Trump administration wants additional high-level talks with North Korea and assurances from Kim Jong Un that he i...

How cocktail party chatter led a Trump ally to claim a 'deep state' conspiracy

A seemingly impromptu suggestion at a cocktail party in 2016 -- that Hillary Clinton's deleted emails were circulatin...

Hillary Clinton endorses Cuomo in New York as progressive opponents fume

Stuck in an edgy, unexpected primary fight with actress Cynthia Nixon, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo welcomed the cavalr...

Jared Kushner's security clearance restored

President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, had his White House security clearance restored after months of uncertainty stemming in part from his role in the ongoing investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. He has also met with Mueller's team again.

Obamacare premiums to rise an average of 15% next year, says CBO

Obamacare rates are going up next year.The premium for the benchmark Obamacare silver plan is projected to jum...

Pentagon's damning assessment of Kim regime made public, with summit in balance

With the proposed June 12 summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ...

James Clapper on Trump's spy accusations: He distorted my words

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Wednesday that President Donald Trump had distorted his w...

Trump planning to withhold aid from undocumented immigrant home countries

President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration is devising a plan to withhold US foreign aid funds from the...

Education Secretary says schools should decide whether to report undocumented students. Civil rights groups say she's wrong.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced backlash from civil rights groups after she told members of Congress on Tuesday...

Stacey Abrams won the Georgia county once known for being all white

Stacey Abrams made history Tuesday night by being the nation's first black woman nominated for governor by a major po...

Comey defends FBI use of sources

Former FBI Director James Comey tweeted his first apparent comment on the so-called "spygate" scandal, warning that attacking the FBI "will do lasting damage to our country."

Special counsel reveals potential witnesses in Manafort trial

The special counsel's office for the first time Wednesday revealed some of the witnesses it may put on the stand agai...

Stacey Abrams wins historic nomination for Georgia Gov

If she wins in November, she will be the first black female governor in the United States.

Senate passes proposal to expand private health care for veterans

The Senate voted Wednesday to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside of the VA's health care system, fulfi...

Pompeo: I don't believe there is a "deep state" at State Dept or DOJ

Trump's Secy. of State Mike Pompeo says he does not believe there is a "deep state" at the State Department or Department of Justice, in spite of the President's morning tweet railing against the "Criminal Deep State."

Trump: Fate of NK summit will be decided "next week"

"It could happen. It could very well happen, but whatever it is we will know next week about Singapore," Pres. Trump told reporters outside the White House.

Women score big in Southern primaries

Female candidates in the emerging 2018 primary season -- of which Democrats have record numbers in House races -- have fared well, picking up big wins in Texas, Georgia and Kentucky.

#TakeAKnee heats up on and off the field

The #TakeAKnee movement was re-energized after President Donald Trump criticized NFL players for kneeling during the National Anthem.

Trump offers rare praise to deputy AG Rosenstein

President Donald Trump paid Rod Rosenstein a rare compliment on Wednesday, one day after he refused to say ...

Kushner's security clearance restored, met with Mueller team a second time

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, had his White House security clearance restore...

Mueller team indicates it is ready for George Papadopoulos to be sentenced

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office appears ready to send George Papadopoulos to his sentencing and may be done u...

Pompeo: More work to do to safeguard elections

During a hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he believes the US has more work to do to safeguard elections from Russian interference.

Pompeo says there is no 'deep state' at State Department or CIA

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that he "does not believe there is a deep state" at the State Departmen...

ACLU challenges Ohio congressional districts

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit in the battleground state of Ohio on Wednesday, arguing th...

Cooper: Trump intentionally uses the word 'if'

CNN's Anderson Cooper says Trump uses a small word "if" to cover the loaded word "spies," when the President pushed the idea that the FBI may have inserted a spy into his campaign.

Donald Trump turned a rumor into a full-blown government conspiracy in just 5 days

What a difference a few days makes!On Saturday, President Donald Trump was still somewhat skeptical of the cha...

Abrams: I look forward to making history

Former state House Democratic leader Stacey Abrams speaks with CNN's Alisyn Camerota after making history as the first black woman in the nation to clinch a major party's nomination for governor.

GOP senators want invite to Justice Department meeting on classified information

Three senators on the Judiciary Committee are trying to get an invite to Thursday's meeting with House Intelligence C...

Trump legal team's move sets stage for possible presidential deposition in Zervos case

The latest filing by Donald Trump's legal team in the Summer Zervos defamation suit sets the stage for a formal reque...

Progressive women score big wins in Southern primaries

Progressive women dominated a slate of Democratic primaries Tuesday, winning races in Kentucky and Texas and giving G...

4 new reasons Trump's anthem war on the NFL isn't going away

If you thought the last Super Bowl would spell the end of a season of American discord over the National Anthem and p...

Trump: 'We will know next week about Singapore'

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that ...

Sinkhole appears on White House lawn

A sinkhole has appeared steps from the entrance to the White House briefing room.

This House Democrat REALLY wants to impeach President Trump if his party wins in November

Texas Democratic Rep. Al Green wanted to make one thing clear when ...

James Comey pushes back on Trump's spying claims

Former FBI Director James Comey pushed back on President Donald Trump's spying claims on Wednesday, warning that atta...

McConnell, Schumer say long-stalled Senate sexual harassment bill will pass 'in short order'

The Senate leaders of both political parties released a rare joint statement Wednesday, saying they expect to quickly...

Pompeo dodges questions on Trump's cell phone security

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined to say whether he has advised President Donald Trump to be mindful of using a...

Page: Never found anything unusual about FBI source

Former Trump Campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page declines to say whether he believes the FBI's "informant" was a spy infiltrating the Trump campaign.

High school teacher wins primary over Kentucky House GOP leader

A Kentucky high school teacher on Tuesday ousted an incumbent state lawmaker who had a role in passing a controversia...

Interior moves to loosen hunting restrictions

The Interior Department moved to end an Obama administration ban on hunting bears in Alaska with bait, artificial light and dogs, along with other hunting practices in the state. CNN Dan Simon reports.

Donald Trump just said something that will terrify congressional Republicans

Congressional Republicans spend most of their time these days holding their breath and praying that President Donald ...

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