National Politics

Ben Carson's HUD proposal would raise rent for millions in public housing

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development is asking Congress to raise the rent paid by public housing residents to 35 percent of income from the current 30 percent.Read more

Trump lawyer says he'll plead the Fifth in Stormy Daniels case

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Michael Cohen filed papers in federal court in Los Angeles on Wednesday saying he will assert his Fifth Amendment rights.Read more

Ohio school district allows teachers, staff to carry weapons

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The Madison Local School District board voted unanimously Tuesday to allow employees to defend and protect students.Read more

Trump says VA pick will soon decide whether to withdraw

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Trump said during a joint news conference at the White House with French President Emmanuel Macron that he would "stand behind" Dr. Ronny Jackson to become his VA...Read more

Trump warns: Iran will pay if it restarts nuclear program

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Trump issued his warning alongside French President Emmanuel Macron in the Oval Office.Read more

Spokesman: George HW Bush upgraded, removed from ICU

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Former President George H.W. Bush has been upgraded and removed from the Intensive Care Unit at a Houston hospital, according to a spokesperson.Read more

Clinton: Free press is under 'open assault' in Trump era

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Hillary Clinton excoriated President Trump for his treatment of the media, saying in remarks that press rights and free speech are "under open assault."Read more

Gov. Kasich signs executive order to tighten gun background checks

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed an executive order intended to improve compliance with gun background check reporting.Read more

Trump claims North Korea agreed to denuclearize, but that's not the case

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President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un.Read more

On 4/20, Sen. Schumer introduces bill to decriminalize marijuana

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Although many states and D.C. have already opted to legalize or decriminalize the cannabis plant, on the federal level, it is currently categorized as a Schedule I drug.Read more

Face the State with Scott Light | April 22, 2018

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This week: Political ads get personal, political promises and changes in education.Read more

Mourners lining up to pay final respects to Barbara Bush

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A spray of flowers covered the closed silver casket of former first lady Barbara Bush in the sanctuary of the Houston church as mourners waited Friday to pay their final...Read more

Comey memo: Trump complained about Flynn's 'judgment issues'

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President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn,...Read more

Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

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The addition of Giuliani adds an experienced litigator and former U.S. attorney in Manhattan.Read more

President Trump calls sketch released by Daniels 'a total con job'

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President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Stormy Daniels is pulling a total con job by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her.Read more

Funeral arrangements set for Barbara Bush

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Funeral services for Barbara Bush are planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston.Read more