National Politics

National Politics

Senators want CIA to lift veil on nominee’s black site past

Gina Haspel’s long spy career is so shrouded in mystery that senators want documents declassified so they can decide if her role at a...

Bye-bye box seats? Tax law may curb corporate cash at games

Could the crackdown on tax loopholes clamp down on corporate schmoozing?

Trump’s possible China tariffs send opponents scrambling

President Donald Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, with an announcement possible as early as next week. And that has industry...

Congress demands Pentagon, DOJ investigate child sex assault

The House of Representatives Armed Services Committee said it had begun its own examination of the issue.

US gets tougher on Russia; new sanctions, accusations

The Trump administration accused Moscow of an elaborate plot to penetrate America’s electric grid, factories, water supply and even air travel through cyber hacking.

Democrat clings to lead in Pa. House race; GOP eyes recount

Republicans eyed a recount and a lawsuit over perceived irregularities in a closely watched U.S. House race in Pennsylvania where Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead Wednesday in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to President Donald Trump.

Docs link Trump Org lawyer to effort to silence porn star

New documents show a second lawyer with ties to President Donald Trump was involved in legal efforts to keep adult film star Stormy Daniels from talking about her alleged affair with Trump.

Trump picks camera-proven Kudlow as top economic aide

President Donald Trump has chosen Larry Kudlow to be his top economic aide.

Race to the wire in PA: Trump embarrassment or close call?

Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone were locked in a surprisingly tight congressional election Tuesday night - election too close to call.

Trump views designs for border wall while bashing California

President Donald Trump eagerly inspected eight towering prototypes for his long-sought wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and accused California of putting “the entire nation at risk.”