WASHINGTON | Hopes rise for border funding deal – if Trump will go along

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Hill talks to resolve an impasse over President Donald Trump‘s demands for…

WASHINGTON | House GOP unhappy with Comey’s answers behind closed doors

WASHINGTON — House Republicans interviewed James Comey behind closed doors Friday, hauling the former FBI director…

CAMBRIDGE, Mass | Freshman Democrats in Congress ready to use new-won power

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Incoming members of the Democratic Party’s new U.S. House majority say they’re ready…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla | As Florida recount ends, Sen. Nelson concedes race to Scott

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon who first arrived on Capitol Hill…

WASHINGTON | Pelosi unveils plans to establish new House diversity office

WASHINGTON— Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi wants to establish a House diversity office to recruit and retain…

WASHINGTON | Record 42 Latinos to serve in Congress; 1 race undecided

WASHINGTON— More Latinos will serve in Congress next year than ever before — at least 42,…

WASHINGTON | Black female Democrats urge party to rethink future

WASHINGTON — Insurgent Democratic women running for Congress are pushing the party to rethink its approach…

WASHINGTON News: Two District Men Sentenced to 8 1/2-Year Prison Terms for Armed Home Invasion on Capitol Hill

Victim Was Held at Gunpoint in Afternoon Burglary WASHINGTON – Barrett Harrington, 31, and Germar Fox,…

WASHINGTON  | Lawmakers struggling to develop a response to Trump-Putin

WASHINGTON  — Congress is producing an unusual outpouring of bills, resolutions and new sanctions proposals to…

WASHINGTON | Trump says ‘no problem’ shutting government, dismaying GOP

WASHINGTON  — Unnerving fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump declared Monday he would have “no problem” shutting…

WASHINGTON  | Trump threatens border security shutdown, GOP cool to idea

WASHINGTON — Republicans anxious about keeping control of Congress think it’s a bad idea, but President…

WASHINGTON  | Proposed Trump-Putin meeting at White House is put off

WASHINGTON  — That White House summit President Donald Trump proposed with Russian President Vladimir Putin isn’t…

WASHINGTON | Wife of former Trump adviser defends husband on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON — The wife of former Donald Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos defended her husband Wednesday…

HELSINKI | What Trump and Putin hope to achieve at Helsinki summit

HELSINKI — The outcome of the first summit between the unpredictable first-term American president and Russia’s…

WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh works Capitol Hill, Dems warn of rightward tilt

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh returned to Capitol Hill Wednesday for a whirlwind round…

WASHINGTON  | Supreme Court enjoys relatively high public confidence

WASHINGTON  —The next Supreme Court justice will join the bench at a time when the public…

WASHINGTON  | Some lawmakers say they’d like to see one of theirs on court

WASHINGTON  — As President Donald Trump considers his next Supreme Court pick, some Republicans in Congress…

Kansas City Realtors® Visit Nation’s Capital to Advocate Policy Issues Affecting Homeownership, Commercial Real Estate

LEAWOOD, KAN./MAY 30, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — On behalf of current and future home and property owners…

WASHINGTON | Trump steering clear of messy House immigration fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has spent recent weeks publicly hammering Congress to crack down…

WASHINGTON | Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China’s ZTE

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told Congress that it’s reached a deal that would…

WASHINGTON | Senate approves sexual harassment bill for Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate gave swift approval Thursday to a bill that revamps the system…

WASHINGTON | Apology overdue? McCain flap overshadows Trump’s GOP lunch

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last fall, when President Donald Trump headed to Capitol Hill for the Senate…

WASHINGTON | WH staff comment on McCain overshadows Trump-Senate lunch

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time President Donald Trump headed to Capitol Hill for the weekly…

HARRISBURG, Pa. | Pennsylvania GOP Rep. Dent to resign from House Friday

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican Rep. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania says Friday will be his last…

WASHINGTON | Trump formally nominates Gina Haspel to be next CIA director

WASHINGTON | April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump formally notified Congress on Tuesday that deputy…

OMAHA, Nebraska | Democrats even in GOP country shift toward gun restrictions

OMAHA, Nebraska | April 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Just 18 months after declaring his opposition to banning…

Trump rails against sanctuary cities amid immigration talks

WASHINGTON/March 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump convened some of the nation’s top law enforcement…

Shutdown less likely as Senate closes in on budget agreement

WASHINGTON /February 06, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Buoyed by the sudden likelihood of a budget pact, lawmakers are on…

Yet another House chairman giving up a coveted post

WASHINGTON /January 30, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Lawmakers spend their careers eying coveted committee chairmanships, angling for the chance…