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Republicans in Congress have learned to ignore President Donald Trump's policy whims, knowing whatever he says one day on guns, immigration or other complicated issues could very well change by the next.
Puerto Rico's governor said Tuesday that the U.S. Treasury Department has cut a $4.7 billion disaster relief loan available to the U.S. territory by more than half, and he demanded help from Congress.
"Clueless" star and former Fox commentator Stacey Dash is running for Congress in California.
President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $400 billion budget deal that sharply boosts spending and swells the federal deficit, ending a brief federal government shutdown that happened while most Americans were sleeping and most government offices were closed, anyway.
The US Senate's two-year budget plan could mean more money coming to North Carolina to continue recovery efforts from 2016's Hurricane Matthew, according to the state's senators.
Senate leadership has reached a bipartisan budget deal that would raise government funding limits over the next two years for both defense and non-defense spending.
Buoyed by the sudden likelihood of a budget pact, lawmakers are on track to avoid a repeat of last month's government shutdown — though President Donald Trump unexpectedly raised the possibility of closing things down again if he can't have his way on immigration.
With that push stalled at the federal level, a handful of states and some cities are moving ahead with bans of their own on bump stocks.
House Republicans on Friday released a bitterly disputed memo that they say shows surveillance abuses in the early stages of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia.