Politics

Efforts to stop anonymous sources clash with 1st…

President Donald Trump's desire to stop reporters' use of anonymous sources would conflict with the First Amendment

White House denies wrongdoing in FBI talks

Two senior administration officials vehemently argued that White House officials acted appropriately in asking the FBI to publicly knock down media reports about communications between President Donald Trump's associates and Russians known to US intelligence.

Kasich: I have my opinions, but it's time to be…

Ohio governor addresses the press after meeting with President Trump

Did The White House Ask The FBI To Dispute Media…

Reince Priebus reportedly asked the FBI to denounce claims that members of President Trump's team had contact with Russia.

Legalized Marijuana Industry Expected To Create…

The legalized marijuana industry is growing more than pot. Analysts say it could create over a quarter of a million jobs while other industries decline.

Is Trump's Immigration Crackdown Really Only…

Donald Trump insists that his administration's crackdown on illegal immigration is focused on deporting people who have committed "bad" crimes.

Draft GOP health care bill revamps Obama's health care law

A draft Republican bill replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would end its Medicaid expansion, scrap fines on people not buying insurance and eliminate some taxes

Pence to address politically potent Republican…

Vice President Mike Pence's speech to the Republican Jewish Coalition will be the visual evidence of the fruits of years of labor by the politically active group

Tapper: Excluding the press is un-American

CNN's Jake Tapper discusses how CNN and other news outlets were blocked from an off-camera White House press briefing, raising alarm among media organizations and First Amendment watchdogs.

Some networks excluded from White House press…

Press secretary holds off-camera briefing

Trump Opens His Conservative Conference Speech By…

The speech comes just after a new poll found that respondents had greater trust in the press than in the president.

Michigan State University Bravely Removes White…

Michigan State University has decided that students are not using their whiteboards appropriately, so they are just going to ban them. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

Mike Pence Calls On Conservatives To Mobilize In…

The vice president touched on a variety of topics, including the military, health insurance and education reform.

Storm-lashed California roads, dams could cost…

California Gov. Jerry Brown's chief budget adviser says costs to repair infrastructure battered by brutal storms this winter will likely exceed $1 billion

The Latest: Pence to address influential GOP…

Vice President Mike Pence's speech to the Republican Jewish Coalition will be the visual evidence of the fruits of years of labor by the politically active group

Bolton: US must fight for American sovereignty

John Bolton, former US Ambassador to the UN, opens with a joke before addressing the annual CPAC gathering in National Harbor, Maryland.

Concerns over Trump's stance on marijuana…

Alicia Acuna reports from Denver

Private Prisons Will Make A Comeback In The Trump…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions signed a memo reversing an Obama-era order that sought to limit the use of private prisons.

What Struggle? Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus Show…

The White House chief strategist and chief of staff also praised President Donald Trump.

Pentagon: Out with 'ISIL,' in with 'ISIS'

The change of U.S. administrations has produced a change of terminology in the war against the Islamic State group

DHS intel report disputes threat posed by travel…

Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm have found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States

Kasich after meeting Trump: I'm optimistic

Ohio Gov. John Kasich talks to the media after he met with President Donald Trump about the Affordable Care Act and other issues.

Should colleges hire professors based on party…

In seeking balance of professor’s political ideology, Republican Iowa State Senator Mark Chelgren proposes bill, acting as litmus test for universities, to hire professors based on party affiliation

Another Trump Staffer Involved In Russia-Centered…

A Ukrainian lawmaker said he and Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen discussed a way to let Russia lease Crimea.

There's A Battle Brewing Over Bullets

The Obama administration passed a last-minute directive to phase out the use of lead bullets on federal land.

White House bars major news outlets from informal…

News organizations including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining a White House media gaggle

AP Explains: Why does Democratic Party chair race…

National Democrats will elect a new chair looking to steady the reeling party and capitalize on the widespread opposition to President Donald Trump, and it's gotten a lot of attention for an internal party battle

White House correspondent describes the moment

The White House handpicked news organizations, beyond the pool, to attend Friday's press briefing with Sean Spicer. CNN was not allowed to attend, while other networks were permitted.

White House pivoting from conservatism to…

Insight from Chris Deaton, deputy online editor at The Weekly Standard, and Jordan Fabian, White House correspondent for The Hill