A top official in Florida's highway agency and her deputy resigned after an investigation into whether state employees were sent to the official's south Georgia home to clean up fallen tree limbs and connect a generator after Hurricane Michael.
Civil rights leaders are condemning a new school district policy requiring background checks for parents visiting their children's Reno-area schools, warning the discriminatory practice could have a chilling effect on immigrant families.
Jay Reeves, Associated Press | PostedDec 11th - 12:54pm
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions lavished praise on what he called President Donald Trump's policy accomplishments Tuesday but added that he's backing away from his former boss's favorite social media platform.
Mary Clare Jalonick and Kevin Freking, Associated Press | PostedDec 11th - 12:43pm
Under pressure from President Donald Trump and many of his Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he will bring legislation to the floor to overhaul the nation's sentencing laws.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | PostedDec 11th - 12:13pm
Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats opposing her bid to become speaker have discussed new rules that would likely limit party leaders to three two-year terms, people familiar with the talks said Tuesday. The proposal, if adopted, could well restrict Pelosi to just two more years atop her party.