Trump's criticism of McCain raises ire of some Republicans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain, even claiming credit for the senator's moving Wash...

Schiff: Pelosi is 'absolutely right' on impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key House investigator says Speaker Nancy Pelosi is "absolutely right" to hold back on impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. House Intelligence ...

Leaders invite NATO secretary-general to address Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of both parties are inviting NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg (yenz STOHL'-ten'-burg) to address a joint meeting of Congress next month around the 70th anniversary of ...

House broadly condemns hate after anti-Semitism dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other bigotry. Democrats are trying to push past a dispute that has overwhelmed their agenda and exposed fault lines th...

A different kind of freshman marks Pelosi's new majority

WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn't exactly a mic-drop moment. But when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi abruptly ended a conversation as a freshman lawmaker no longer seemed to be listening, it showed just how far...

Omar's remarks about Israel spur resolution on anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON (AP) — Back in January, the Democrats welcomed their brash young newcomers to Congress with smiles and hugs. That was before the new colleagues dragged the party's simmering divisions over ...

Dems respond to Omar by drafting anti-Semitism resolution

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will offer a resolution Wednesday condemning anti-Semitism in response to Rep. Ilhan Omar's latest remarks on Israel. The declaration, supported by ...

'Liar, Pants on Fire': GOP keeps focus on Cohen, not Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A poster propped behind Republicans grilling Michael Cohen set out their strategy in five words: "Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire!" They sounded angry, whipped off their ...

What to Watch: Cohen's testimony could deal damage to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — There'll be much talk of a "rat," hush money for onetime paramours and the 2016 presidential campaign. But did President Donald Trump break the law? ...

GOP senators to watch on Trump's emergency declaration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall is heading to the GOP-controlled Senate, putting Republicans in the uncomfortable spot of deciding whether to back his...

Belles of the ball: Dem freshmen courted by 2020 hopefuls

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren gave a nod to the first two Native Americans elected to Congress. Sen. Jeff Merkley got a moment on-camera with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. And virtually all of t...

Whitaker has time on his mind under Democratic grilling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tick-tock. Time seemed to be on acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's mind Friday when House Democrats trained their new oversight powers on his stewardship of...

A special kind of shade: Pelosi's reacts to Trump, sets tone

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi looked President Donald Trump in the eye and applauded him, pointing her hands at him even as she made them clap. As soon as he looked away, she did, too —...

Women in white: Dem solidarity stands out at State of Union

WASHINGTON (AP) — The women of the House wore white. The men wore dark suits. And the contrast laid bare the growing gender gap between Democrats and Republicans. Wearing the color o...

Pelosi over his shoulder: Trump faces heartened Dems at SOTU

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats now own a stake in the state of the union. Members of the new House majority get to show off their new clout Tuesday night when President Donald Trump del...