National Politics

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

Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

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At his Florida club just 40 miles from a community ravaged by the shooting that left 17 dead last week, Trump gave a nod toward a specific policy action.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

Trump wants NASA out of space station by 2025, businesses in

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Under President Donald Trump's 2019 proposed budget released Monday, U.S. government funding for the space station would end by 2025.Read more

National Portrait Gallery unveils Obama portraits

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The portraits were unveiled to the public Monday at the gallery, which is part of the Smithsonian group of museums.Read more

Second White House aide resigns amid spousal abuse allegations

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White House staffer David Sorensen has resigned amid allegations of spousal abuse, two White House officials confirmed to CBS News. Sorensen denied to the allegations to...Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | February 11, 2018

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This week on Face The State our panel discusses redistricting, the Ohio Senate's debate over a death with dignity bill, and being critical of the government.Read more

President Trump won't declassify Democratic memo on Russia probe

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Citing national security concerns, the White House is formally notifying the House intelligence committee that President Donald Trump is "unable" to declassify a memo...Read more