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Trump lawyers argue Democrats just want to overturn election

President Donald Trump's lawyers have opened their impeachment trial defense in a rare Saturday session by accusing Democrats of striving to overturn the results of the 2016 election.
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Pelosi announces seven impeachment managers ahead of Senate trial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has revealed the impeachment managers for President Trump's upcoming Senate trial, naming the members who will prosecute the case against the president on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Cardi B says she wants to be a politician

Cardi B wants to be a politician. Maybe not soon, but she's considering it.

North Carolina poised to gain another seat in Congress

North Carolina is among seven states that are poised to gain at least one new congressional seat.

Trump insists he and GOP want stronger gun background checks

President Donald Trump is insisting that he and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell want to "do something" to strengthen the nation's firearm background check system in the wake of two mass shootings earlier this month.

Apparent Trump plan to cut foreign aid draws bipartisan fire

Republican and Democrats in Congress teamed up Friday to oppose what appears to be a Trump administration plan to cut the foreign aid budget.

Trump says he wants stronger gun checks but gives no details

President Donald Trump on Monday condemned weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio as "barbaric" attacks and crimes "against all humanity" as he called for bipartisan cooperation to strengthen the nation's gun laws.

Robert Mueller takes center stage at Russia probe hearings

Former special counsel Robert Mueller says Russia's efforts to interfere in U.S. elections is "among the most serious" challenges to American democracy. He is testifying before Congress on Wednesday morning.

Budget negotiators close on debt, agency spending deal

The Trump administration and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are on the cusp of a critical debt and budget agreement, a deal that would amount to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically dangerous tumult over fiscal deadlines.

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