Time running short, showdown looms over border aid package

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousand...

The Latest: House approves $4.5 billion bill to aid migrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on funding to aid migrant families detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 8 p.m. Democrats have whisked a $4...

Judge allows Democrats' lawsuit against Trump to proceed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a lawsuit that accuses President Trump of profiting off the presidency in violation of the Constitution's emoluments clause can move forward. ...

House Democrats told they're too focused on impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have heard a sobering assessment as they gathered privately to discuss campaign strategy: They're seen as too focused on impeachment of President Donald Trump and vot...

The Latest: Dems push for protections for migrant children

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local): 10 p.m. Hispanic and liberal House Democrats are pushing party leaders for stronger prot...

Pelosi: Trump's threatened deportations are not 'civilized'

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump's threat to begin deporting migrants if Congress doesn't quickly pass immigration legislation is "outside the circle of civiliz...

Who's running? Meet the Democrats making presidential bids

The latest Democrat to enter the 2020 presidential race, former Pennsylvania congressman Joe Sestak, brings the primary field to 25 candidates. The candidates in the sprawling field ...

The Latest: Pelosi asked Trump to delay immigration sweep

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 3:50 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump and ask...

A half-hour away: How Trump opted against Iran strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The planes were ready — their deadly cargo poised for delivery within a half-hour. President Donald Trump had been given a series of options Thursday night on how t...

US prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran on Thursday night in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abru...

US prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with jus...

Meet the Democratic candidates who are running for president

The two dozen candidates who make up the sprawling 2020 Democratic presidential field range in age from 37 to 89 and include liberals and moderates; senators, governors and mayors; and an unprecedente...

Trump, Canada's Trudeau to talk trade at White House meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House for a visit largely focused on trade. At Trump's insistence, the U.S.,...

The Latest: Pelosi says US cannot be 'reckless' on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 11:05 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the U.S. cannot be "reckless" amid rising t...

Pelosi ally, freshmen Dem join calls for Trump impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — An ally of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a Democrat who flipped a Republican district have joined calls for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. ...