Politics

Trump says he'll give State of Union after shutdown ends

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President Donald Trump said Wednesday night he is postponing his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends, yielding after a week long...Read more

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen delaying testimony to Congress

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, will not testify before a House committee next month as scheduled, his...Read more

Q&A: Impact of Supreme Court decision on transgender troops

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A sharply divided Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court...Read more

Governor Mike DeWine makes surprise stop at anti-abortion rally

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Ohio's new governor has validated his anti-abortion stance with a surprise appearance at a Statehouse rally.Read more

Dueling Senate bills would end shutdown in different ways

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Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the...Read more

Pete Buttigieg joins 2020 presidential race

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Democrat Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is forming an exploratory committee for a 2020 presidential bid, according to a video and email...Read more

Families keep trying to cross border, wall or no wall

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President Donald Trump's push for a $5.7 billion wall is unlikely on its own to stop families with stories like Orbelina's, who are crossing the U.S.-Mexico border by...Read more

Senate sets up showdown votes on shutdown plans

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. set up the two showdown votes for Thursday, a day before some 800,000 federal workers are due to miss a second paycheck.Read more