Here's a look at the hush money case, the grand jury investigation and possible ramifications for Trump's presidential campaign.
President Joe Biden repeatedly declined to comment on the indictment of his predecessor, former President Donald Trump, as he departed the White House Friday morning. A Manhattan grand jury voted to indict Trump Thursday, making him the first former U.S. president to be charged with a crime,…
Joe Tacopina, a defense lawyer for Donald Trump, reacted to the indictment of the former president and said his client was 'shocked' and is 'ready to fight'. CNN's Paula Reid has has the details.
Donald Trump has been indicted by a Manhattan grand jury, a historic reckoning after years of investigations into his personal, political and business dealings and an abrupt jolt to his bid to retake the White House next year. The exact nature of the charges was unclear Friday because the in…
The potential 2024 Republican primary field quickly coalesced on Thursday around a strategy for responding to former President Donald Trump's indictment: Attack Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, the prosecutor, but stop short of praising Trump.
The hush money case in New York that has led to criminal charges against Donald Trump is just one of a number of investigations that could pose legal problems for the former president.
A grand jury in Manhattan has voted to indict Donald Trump — the first time in American history that a current or former president has faced criminal charges, according to three sources familiar with the matter.
In the federal budget standoff, the majority of U.S. adults are asking lawmakers to pull off the impossible: Cut the overall size of government, but also devote more money to the most popular and expensive programs.
As Ohio’s primary approaches, a strict new photo ID requirement is stirring concerns for military veterans and out-of-state college students and there are worries about it in Amish communities and among older voters.
Oil companies offered a combined $264 million Wednesday for drilling rights in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico in a sale mandated by last year's climate bill compromise.
The Senate voted Wednesday to repeal the resolution that gave a green light for the 2003 invasion of Iraq, a bipartisan effort to return a basic war power to Congress 20 years after an authorization many now view as a mistake.
Nine months after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a nationwide right to abortion, the long-term picture on what will be allowed in each state remains unsettled, even though voters have bristled at broad bans.
A new Georgia commission to discipline and remove wayward prosecutors would be the latest move by Republicans nationwide to ratchet up oversight.
Senate votes to repeal 2002 measure that approved Iraq war, an effort to return war powers to Congress
The vote is meant return a basic war power to Congress from the White House, 20 years after an authorization many now say was a mistake.
Sorrow and sympathy are widespread after mass shootings. But what comes next from policymakers is likely to depend on which political party is in charge of a state.
WASHINGTON — House members from both parties have signed on to two bills aimed at expanding federal aid to hungry American troops and their families, and a similar push is underway in the Senate.
A federal judge ruled Mike Pence will have to testify before a grand jury in the Justice Department's investigation into efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
With Nashville's school shooting being the one of many mass shootings in just this year, gun control continues to be a big topic of discussion for lawmakers. Sandra Bookman has more.
A shooter wielding two “assault-style” rifles and a pistol killed three students and three adults at a private Christian school in Nashville on Monday in what marks the latest in a series of mass shootings in a country growing increasingly unnerved by bloodshed in schools.
The risk for Biden is that young left-of-center voters will sit out an uninspiring election.
A year after setting a record for vote participation, thanks largely to a pandemic-driven House rule allowing members to delegate someone else to vote for them, Congress kept up the pace in 2022 — even as the number of votes taken increased.
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State lawmakers nationwide are responding to the deadliest overdose crisis in U.S. history by pushing harsher penalties for possessing fentanyl and other powerful lab-made opioids that are connected to about 70,000 deaths a year.
A defiant and incendiary Donald Trump, facing a potential indictment, held the first rally of his 2024 presidential campaign Saturday.
The tax-cutting trend is going full force in states even as some are raising concerns about a slowing economy.
Joe Biden likes to say he's the most pro-union president in U.S. history. When he announces his expected reelection campaign in the coming weeks, he'll get the chance to prove it to his own staffers.
House Republicans have narrowly passed legislation that would fulfill a campaign promise to give parents a role in what’s taught in public schools. It has little chance in the Democrat-run Senate and critics say it would propel a far-right movement that has led to book bans, restrictions aimed at transgender students and raucous school board meetings across the country. Speaker Kevin McCarthy made the “Parents' Bill of Rights Act” a priority during the early weeks of his tenure. Friday's vote was an early test of unity for House Republicans, who have a thin majority.
TikTok CEO Shou Chew was grilled by lawmakers Thursday in a rare public appearance. Here are some takeaways from the contentious hearing.
The Senate Ethics Committee is admonishing South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham for soliciting campaign contributions inside a federal building after a November 2022 Fox News interview in which he asked viewers to donate to a GOP candidate. Because Graham was in a Senate office building when he did the interview, the leaders of the ethics panel said, he violated Senate rules and standards of conduct. Coons and Lankford wrote that Graham solicited campaign contributions for Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker’s campaign committee “five separate times” during the interview. It is unclear if Graham could face any criminal penalties. He says he "will try to do better in the future.”
The number of young people experiencing sadness, hopelessness and thoughts of suicide has increased dramatically, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.