National Politics

Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

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U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney made the comment Wednesday on Talk 1300 Radio during a discussion about calls for stricter gun control since last week's deadly Florida high...Read more

"I'm never gonna see my kid again": Parents, victims urge Trump for changes

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Trump promised to be "very strong on background checks." And he suggested he supported allowing some teachers and other school employees to carry concealed weapons to be...Read more

Trump considers concealed carry for teachers

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President Donald Trump says he's considering backing proposals to promote concealed carrying of weapons by trained school employees to respond to campus shootings.Read more

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

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The president is making the announcement to curb the use of the rapid-fire devices during a ceremony recognizing bravery by the nation's public safety officers.Read more

Trump endorses Romney's Senate bid, and Romney accepts

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President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.Read more

Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

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Self-described "restrictionists," including President Donald Trump, want a narrower, nuclear definition of family, making spouses and minor children the only relatives a...Read more

Pres. Trump offers support for background checks on gun buys

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President Donald Trump supports a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases, the White House said.Read more

Kasich: Now is the time for "common sense" on gun control

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Governor John Kasich says now is the time for "common sense" on gun control, after years of touting his gun ownership rights credentials.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | February 18, 2018

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This week on Face The State with Scott Light, our panel looks at civility in politics as we honor and remember two Westerville Police officers killed in the line of duty...Read more

Romney makes it official: He's running for Utah Senate seat

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Republican Mitt Romney is trying for a political comeback as he launches a Senate campaign in Utah.Read more

Senate rejects immigration plan by bipartisan senators

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The vote was 54-45 in favor, but that was short of the 60 that were needed for approval.Read more

Obama calls for gun safety laws after deadly school shooting in Florida

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Obama tweeted Thursday: "We are grieving with Parkland. But we are not powerless. Caring for our kids is our first job."Read more

President Trump breaks silence, condemns domestic violence

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This White House scandal erupted initially without the president's involvement. But Trump fed the fury last week when he defended Porter and questioned the #MeToo...Read more

Watchdog's report faults VA chief over Europe trip expenses

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An internal watchdog's investigation has found that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and likely wrongly used...Read more

FBI contradicts White House on probe of former aide Porter

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Contradicting the White House, the FBI said Tuesday it gave the Trump administration information on multiple occasions last year about a top aide accused of domestic...Read more

Omarosa: We'd be "begging for Trump back" if Mike Pence were president

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Omarosa Manigault Newman added that Vice President Mike Pence is "scary" and "extreme."Read more