Missouri House passes wide-ranging abortion restrictions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  — The Missouri House on Wednesday took steps to outlaw most abortions in…

MINNEAPOLIS | Dems’ 2020 field now includes Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)  — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday joined the growing group of Democrats jostling…

WASHINGTON | Trump judicial pick: ‘I cringe’ at past remarks on date rape

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace Brett Kavanaugh on a high-profile appeals court…

Remarks by Trump judicial pick on date rape, race draw fire

WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal activists are targeting President Donald Trump‘s nominee to replace Brett Kavanaugh on…

WASHINGTON | Ethics complaints against Kavanaugh dismissed

WASHINGTON — A panel of judges has dismissed ethics complaints against new Supreme Court Justice Brett…

WASHINGTON | McConnell, Schumer re-elected as Senate party leaders

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans welcomed the first woman to their leadership team in years Wednesday as…

BILLINGS, Mont. | Montana Sen. Jon Tester prevails despite battering by Trump

BILLINGS, Mont. — Only U.S. Sen. Jon Tester of Montana survived President Donald Trump‘s aggressive campaign…

HOUSTON | Trump escalates immigration rhetoric at rally to boost Cruz

HOUSTON— President Donald Trump escalated his immigration rhetoric at a midterm rally in Texas on Monday,…

New York News: Smithtown Resident, Ronald DeRisi Arrested for Threatening Two United States Senators

Defendant Left Multiple Threatening Voice-Messages for Two U.S. Senators Regarding the Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh…

WASHINGTON | White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

WASHINGTON  — Don McGahn has returned to civilian life. A White House official confirms that Wednesday…

WASHINGTON | McConnell to AP: ‘Nobody’s going to beat’ Murkowski

WASHINGTON— Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that “nobody’s going to beat” Republican Sen. Lisa…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Kavanaugh takes Supreme Court spot for 1st time

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Supreme Court and Justice Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 10…

WASHINGTON | Justices reject appeal of Kavanaugh environmental ruling

WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court is declining to review an environmental ruling written by Brett Kavanaugh in…

WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh to hear first arguments as Supreme Court justice

WASHINGTON — A Supreme Court with a new conservative majority takes the bench as Brett Kavanaugh,…

WASHINGTON | New history highlights ties between presidents, justices

WASHINGTON — Mired in the Korean War, President Harry Truman began plotting a federal government takeover…

DES MOINES, Iowa | The Latest: Booker urges party to turn despair into action

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Latest on Sen. Corey Booker‘s trip to Iowa (all times local):…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Kavanaugh sworn in as Supreme Court justice

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Brett…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Protesters occupy Supreme Court steps

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Protesters…

WASHINGTON | Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in as 114th Supreme Court justice in private ceremony at court

WASHINGTON — Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in as 114th Supreme Court justice in private ceremony at…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: The fight over, Kavanaugh ready to be sworn in

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 4:20p.m. Brett Kavanaugh…

WASHINGTON | Enough senators have voted for Brett Kavanaugh to assure his Supreme Court confirmation, vote still underway

WASHINGTON  — Enough senators have voted for Brett Kavanaugh to assure his Supreme Court confirmation, vote…

U.S. Political News – Senate Vote Confirming Judge Kavanaugh as U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Judge Brett Kavanaugh Has Been Confirmed as the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice WASHINGTON – The…

WASHINGTON  | Senate begins historic roll call vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON  — Senate begins historic roll call vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Melania Trump calls Kavanaugh ‘highly qualified’

WASHINGTON— The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Melania (meh-LAH’-nee-ah)…

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Kavanaugh accuser, drug prices, vets

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump misrepresented the testimony of his Supreme Court nominee’s chief accuser in a…

WASHINGTON | GOP Sen. Jeff Flake says he’ll vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court ‘unless something big changes’

WASHINGTON— GOP Sen. Jeff Flake says he’ll vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court ‘unless…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Schumer blasts GOP ‘scorched earth’ tactics

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Republican…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump calls protesters ‘rude elevator screamers’

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Senate…

WASHINGTON | Senate opens debate; key senators undecided on Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — Senators plunged into opening arguments Friday as Brett Kavanaugh‘s nomination to the Supreme Court…

NEW YORK | Kavanaugh bump? GOP fights for new energy as vote nears

NEW YORK — On the brink of a political gender war, President Donald Trump‘s Republican Party…