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The U.S. Senate’s top Republican and Democrat criticized each others’ approach to coronavirus aid on Tuesday, with no word on when talks on a new package might resume and no movement on benefits for tens of millions who lost jobs in the crisis.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has selected his running mate for the Nov. 3 U.S. election and informed close advisers, which could mean he will announce the name as soon as Tuesday afternoon, according to a CNN report.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily blocked a lower court ruling that had opened the door to a ballot measure in Oregon to create an independent commission to redraw electoral district lines in the state.
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday will consider whether a federal judge is obligated to honor the Trump administration’s request to drop the criminal case against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn.
The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday urged Congress to revise a 74-year-law that is central to how the government sets regulatory policy.
The U.S. Department of State did not fully evaluate the risk of civilian casualties when it pushed through a massive sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia last year, a government watchdog’s report said on Tuesday.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that China will “own” the United States if former Vice President Joe Biden wins the presidency in 2020.
White House Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday the U.S. government will borrow funds to cover any Social Security and Medicare shortfalls that may arise under President Donald Trump’s executive order allowing businesses to defer paying the payroll taxes that support the programs.
As the House and Senate move to jump-start negotiations on a coronavirus relief bill, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is asking congressional leaders to allow federal funds for grants to promote tourism in states and cities like Nevada and Las Vegas.
Attorneys for Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske have asked a federal judge to throw out the lawsuit filed against her last week by President Donald Trump’s campaign
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has interviewed the finalists to be his running mate and his campaign is readying to announce his choice as soon as this week, a person familiar with the process told Reuters.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) stated that 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden is “movable”
U.S. President Donald Trump will be briefed on U.S. COVID-19 vaccine efforts later on Tuesday and will likely give a public update, White House Adviser Kellyanne Conaway said, after Russia announced it had approved a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.
Factbox: Why North Carolina and Wisconsin, U.S. political convention hosts, matter for Trump and Biden
Democrats and Republicans chose Wisconsin and North Carolina, two battleground states that will help decide the Nov. 3 presidential election, to host their nominating conventions before the coronavirus forced them to scale back the events.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said the Trump administration and Congress could reach a coronavirus aid deal as soon as this week, but Democratic aides said the two sides have not spoken since talks collapsed last Friday.
U.S. President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted from the White House briefing room by Secret Service agents shortly after he began briefing reporters on Monday.
A final report by State Department’s Acting Inspector General found U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s emergency certification on arms sales to Gulf Arab states including Saudi Arabia were in accordance with the law, a senior department official said on Monday in a call with reporters before the release of the report.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he is interested in hosting a Group of Seven summit in a “calmer atmosphere” after the November presidential election, and that he has not decided whether to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he is weighing delivering his speech accepting the Republican nomination later this month either at the White House or at the site of the Civil War battleground in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Strzok and Page’s names are connected to meetings and phone calls in the UK and DC
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he was considering cutting the U.S. capital gains tax and lowering income taxes for middle-income families
The White House on Monday unveiled plans to auction off 100 megahertz of midband spectrum for use starting in mid-2022, part of U.S. efforts to ramp up fifth-generation network coverage.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday insisted in court papers that a grand jury subpoena for his tax returns was overbroad and issued in bad faith.
U.S. President Donald Trump still wants to see coronavirus aid legislation pass that would include stimulus payments to individuals and school funding, the White House said on Monday after talks with congressional Democrats collapsed last week.
One of the biggest stories of the 2020 primary election turns out to be not any particular race or candidate, but Hawaii’s voters.
Nancy argues that China’s manipulation isn’t “equivalent” to that of Russia
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said the Trump administration and Congress could reach an agreement on further economic relief amid the novel coronavirus pandemic as soon as this week if Democrats are “reasonable.”
President Donald Trump on Monday said U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the Senate, want to meet with him to make a deal on coronavirus-related economic relief, after talks between Democrats and members of Republican Trump’s administration broke down last week.
has gone down to defeat for the second time in less than a year
Last week, San Diego County Republican Party Chairman Tony Krvaric sent a press release with a warning: Mail ballot voting is “fraught with danger.”
As polls show Texans increasingly frustrated with President Donald Trump’s response amid a massive resurgence in coronavirus cases, Democrats say they have a real chance to turn a long-held dream into reality: winning the state’s presidential contest for the first time in more than four decades.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s push to crack down on illegal immigration and reshape legal immigration was at the heart of the Republican’s winning 2016 campaign and has remained at the forefront of his White House agenda.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr mounted a partisan attack on the Democratic Party in an interview that aired Sunday, claiming the left believes in “tearing down the system” and pursues absolute victory as “a substitute for religion.”
President Donald Trump on Saturday intends to sign an executive order intended to provide economic relief to Americans hurt by the coronavirus pandemic after the White House failed to reach a deal with Congress, a White House source said.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday urged a restart of congressional talks on extending coronavirus aid, saying executive actions taken by President Donald Trump a day earlier would have little immediate impact on Americans facing economic distress amid the pandemic.
Trump’s campaign and the Republican Party have taken to the courts dozens to challenge voting rules. Trump’s aides are pondering possible executive actions.
Cotton and McConnell, along with Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R., Ga.) and Kevin Cramer (R., S.D.), introduced the Free Speech Restoration Act
Former Vice President Joe Biden will soon make national headlines by unveiling his running mate
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is signing an executive order providing a payroll tax holiday for Americans earning less than $100,000 a year.
The top U.S. counterintelligence official on Friday warned that Russia, China and Iran will all try to interfere in the 2020 presidential election, with Russia already trying to undercut presumptive Democratic candidate Joe Biden.
Axios released a study on Friday detailing that conservative media coverage of former Vice President Joe Biden has declined on social media
U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a news conference on Saturday at 3:30 ET (1930) GMT at his golf resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, the White House said.
As promised, here are our new graphs on fundraising in some of the most important local races. There were some really interesting surprises.
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday signed two police reform bills that came out of the just-completed special legislative session.