Biden draws fire from fellow Dems over cordial words for segregationist senators, then hits back

Cory Booker, who cites the civil rights movement as one of the central influences on his life, demanded an apology after Joe Biden told donors about how in the 1970′s he managed to work together with two former senators who supported segregation.

Democrats demand answers on Trump’s approach to Iran

Democratic lawmakers are seeking answers on how the White House plans to address rising tensions with Iran

Democrats demand answers on Trump’s approach to Iran

Democratic lawmakers are seeking answers on how the White House plans to address rising tensions with Iran

Trump honors economist who advised him on lowering taxes

President Donald Trump has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, whose disputed theories on tax cuts have helped guide Republican policy since the 1980s

Trump honors economist who advised him on lowering taxes

President Donald Trump has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, whose disputed theories on tax cuts have helped guide Republican policy since the 1980s

Hicks rebuffs questions on Trump White House in interview

Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks is refusing to answer questions related to her time in the White House in an interview with the House Judiciary Committee

Hicks rebuffs questions on Trump White House in interview

Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks is refusing to answer questions related to her time in the White House in an interview with the House Judiciary Committee
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Senators reach deal to vote on blocking Saudi arms sale

Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate's Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration's sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia.

White House offers 1-year spending freeze if Dems don’t agree to deal

Trump administration bargainers proposed a one-year budget freeze and said Democratic spending demands remained too high as talks with congressional leaders aimed at averting deep cuts in defense and domestic programs seemed no closer to resolution.

‘Why not now?’ Lawmakers debate reparations for slavery

The debate over reparations catapulted from the campaign trail to Congress on Wednesday as lawmakers heard impassioned testimony for and against the idea of providing compensation for America’s history of slavery and racial discrimination.

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Farmer: ICE having a chilling effect on Pa. mushroom farm

After a raid by ICE, a mushroom farmer in Chester County says that most of his workers have left and his mushrooms are rotting in their beds. “We need them to harvest our mushrooms,” the manager says. “There should be a program in place.”

Trump supporter at reelection rally in Philly’s blue suburbs: ‘There is a silent majority here.’

People who showed up to watch President Trump's reelection announcement said they were part of a silent majority in the Philadelphia suburbs, one that would grow more vocal heading into the 2020 election.

Trump administration threatens furloughs, layoffs if Congress blocks plan to eliminate personnel agency

The warning of staff cuts is the administration’s most dramatic move yet in an escalating fight over the fate of the agency that manages the civilian federal workforce of 2.1 million.

House votes to block military transgender ban

The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service.

Trump refuses to apologize for ad urging execution of the Central Park 5

President Donald Trump refused Tuesday to apologize for the full-page ad he ran in 1989 calling for the execution of the Central Park Five and suggested the men might still be guilty, even though they were exonerated years ago.

Senate leaders agree on measure to care for refugees

The top Republican and Democrat on a key Senate panel have agreed on a $4.6 billion measure to house and care for immigrant refugees

Trump could have tough time meeting his deportation threat

President Donald Trump says that next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin removing millions of people in the U.S. illegally

Hope Hicks to meet with Judiciary panel behind closed doors

The House Judiciary Committee will interview former White House communications director Hope Hicks behind closed doors on Wednesday.

Biden visits Stonewall ahead of 50th anniversary of uprising

Joe Biden paid a visit Tuesday to the Stonewall Inn ahead of the 50th anniversary of an uprising that helped spark the gay-rights movement.

Missouri cites ‘failed abortions’ in clinic license dispute

Missouri's case for possibly ending abortions at its lone remaining clinic includes a claim that three "failed abortions" there required additional surgeries and another led to life-threatening complications for the mother.

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