Washington is flirting with a debt crisis

The US government is hurtling toward a potential financial crisis, and no one in Washington seems to know how to stop it. As lawmakers trade fire over contempt...

Beto’s Long History of Failing Upward

AMES, Iowa—The presidential run of Beto O’Rourke is a profoundly personality-driven exercise, his charisma and Kennedy-esque demeanor the topic of one profile after another, so it’s surprising...

Trump taps Shanahan to be next Pentagon chief

President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan to be the Pentagon's permanent chief, the White House announced Thursday, ending months of uncertainty following...

Barr held in contempt by House Judiciary

The House Judiciary Committee voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over special counsel Robert Mueller’s unredacted...

Kushner briefs senators on immigration plan

Jared Kushner briefed senators Tuesday on an immigration proposal meant to boost border security and set up a new merit-based system that would keep the number of...

Trump’s contempt for Congress is apparent

The White House has repeatedly shown nothing but disdain for a fundamental principle of US democracy — the checks and balances of lawmaker oversight — in a...

Trump warns presidency is being stolen amid Mueller angst

Donald Trump — warning that his presidency is being stolen — sure seems threatened by Robert Mueller — especially considering his declaration that the special counsel handed...

Democrats preview post-Trump plan: Executive orders

Presidential candidates once boasted about their ability to bridge Washington’s partisan divide, and to accomplish great things by bringing together different factions. But with Republicans favored to maintain...

Biden opens big-donor fundraisers to press

Joe Biden plans to allow media access to all of his fundraising events, a show of transparency designed to address the Democratic base’s increasing discomfort with the...

Democrats channel their Trump outrage on Barr

The attacks on the attorney general help Democrats vent their fury over the president. Democrats are unwilling to impeach President Donald Trump for now, so they're throwing all...

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