Three groups met for just a few minutes Friday at the base of the Lincoln Memorial, an encounter captured in videos that went viral over the weekend — and again cast a spotlight on a polarized nation that doesn’t appear to agree on anything.
Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press | PostedJan 21st - 10:03pm
A North Carolina judge was scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday into declaring the Republican in the country's last undecided congressional race the winner despite an investigation into whether his lead was boosted by illegal vote-collection tactics.
Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | PostedJan 21st - 11:02am
President Donald Trump's proposal to break through the budget deadlock appeared to be gaining little traction Monday, as another missed paycheck loomed for hundreds of thousands of workers and the partial federal shutdown stretched into its fifth week.
Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Harris would be the first woman to hold the presidency and the second African-American.
Thirty days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse Sunday than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he'd billed as a compromise.
Nicholas Riccardi, Adam Beam and David Sharp, Associated Press | PostedJan 20th - 6:33am
Republican Sen. Cory Gardner helped mastermind the GOP's midterm strategy of pushing Senate candidates closer to President Donald Trump. But heading into his own 2020 re-election bid in Colorado, he's allowing more distance with the not-so-popular president.
Freshly inaugurated Congressman Ben McAdams convened a town hall in West Valley City on Saturday, just a few weeks after taking office. He fielded questions and encouraged engagement in the hour-long event.
Thousands of demonstrators are gathering Saturday for the Women's March in Washington and related rallies across the country, with many looking to channel two years of momentum and common cause against President Donald Trump into progressive policies.
In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised border wall. But while Trump cast the move as a "common-sense compromise," Democrats were quick to dismiss it at a "non-starter."
Gov. Gary Herbert and GOP legislative leaders see eye to eye about broadening Utah's sales tax base to include some still-to-be specified services — but not on where the 2019 Legislature should cut taxes.
Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | PostedJan 18th - 11:57pm
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand introduced herself to Iowa Democrats as a commonsense fighter for family and children issues as she made her first visit to the early-voting state as a 2020 presidential prospect.