Politics

Rancor over development, crime shadow LA mayor's…

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's toughest competitor in his campaign for a second term might not be another candidate

Bernie Sanders on the state of the DNC

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders discusses the election of Tom Perez as chairman of the DNC over the candidate he supported, Keith Ellison.

Power Player Plus: Dan Scavino

White House director of social media

Leaked Government Document Seems To Be At Odds…

A leaked draft report from the Department of Homeland Security says citizenship is unlikely to be a reliable indication of a terror threat.

Republican Lawmakers Push For Harsher Penalties…

Most proposed laws ramp up penalties for blocking traffic, but others go a lot further.

Sessions' tough on crime talk could lead to…

The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime and in favor of private prisons could usher in a reversal of that trend

Report warns of state money fallout from health…

A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage

Perez responds to Trump tweet

DNC Chairman Tom Perez responds to criticism from President Trump that the DNC vote was "totally rigged."

Dr. Emanuel reacts to leaked draft of GOP health…

ObamaCare architect weighs in on 'Fox & Friends'

Homeland Security Is Almost Ready For Border Wall…

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it's almost ready to accept "prototype wall structure" designs for Trump's project at the U.S.-Mexico border.

The US Deports People In 2 Main Ways. The…

Under former President Barack Obama, total deportations from the U.S. were down, but the harshest type of deportation was up.

Power gone, Atlantic City mayor walks re-election tightrope

Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian must walk a tightrope this year: submitting to deeply unpopular measures New Jersey insists on to improve the city's finances, while answering to voters who are chafing under those measures

Congress returns, with health care, Supreme Court…

Congress returns to Washington this week to confront dramatic decisions on health care and the Supreme Court that may help determine the course of Donald Trump's presidency

Tom Perez facing divided Democratic party?

Newly elected Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez may be facing opposition from Progressives inside his own party. CNN's Victor Blackwell has more.

Alan Dershowitz reacts after Perez is named new…

Law professor threatened to leave the Democratic Party if Ellison was elected

The New Democratic Party Chair Has A Tall Task…

It starts with harnessing the grassroots opposition to President Trump.

Trump White House Selectively Bars News Outlets…

Press secretary Sean Spicer decided to hold an off-camera "gaggle" but only invited some outlets.

Inclusivity measure stirs debate in Alaska…

An Alaska fishing town is the latest U.S. city to consider affirming its commitment to inclusion amid national concerns about the treatment of immigrants, religious minorities and others

Liberal activists, new DNC chief face a Trump-era…

Democrats have turned to a former Obama Cabinet secretary, Tom Perez, as party leader in the Donald Trump era, a move not wholly embraced by liberal activists

Ben Stein: Media doing to Trump what it did to…

While defending President Trump's decision to skip the White House Correspondence Dinner, Ben Stein said that the media is "trying to do to Trump what they did to Nixon" during the Watergate scandal.

Sean Spicer on Priebus' conversations with FBI…

White House press secretary explains on 'Justice with Judge Jeanine'

Legal Weed's Popularity Could Be Obstacle For…

Support is at an all-time high (and growing).

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.

What popular tax breaks are at risk if GOP overhauls taxes?

When Republicans say they want to lower taxes and get rid of loopholes to make up the lost revenue, they're talking about eliminating some very popular tax breaks enjoyed by millions of people

Letter-writing former Iran president pens…

Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has sent a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, discussing immigration, America's wars in the Middle East and other topics

Trump still has to fill nearly 2,000 vacancies

Nearly 2,000 appointed positions in the administration of President Donald Trump remain vacant, leaving many agencies with large staffing gaps waiting to be filled, according to data reviewed by CNN. Professor David B. Cohen discusses how this hinders governing.

A 'Watters' World' CPAC roundup

Jesse Watters has the scoop from inside the conservative gathering

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.

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.