A federal government shutdown is almost certain after House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's last-ditch plan to keep the government temporarily open collapsed.
A new generation of Democratic presidential prospects is taking steps to strengthen their national profiles as they fan out across the country to help President Joe Biden's reelection campaign.
The government will shut down if Congress doesn't act. If the government does shut down, federal workers and military personnel will lose their paychecks. Some essential workers, like TSA employees, will have to work without pay.
Worker shortages have been frustrating for some employers, who raised their investments in new factories and construction projects after President Joe Biden signed into law funding for infrastructure, computer chips and a shift toward renewable energy sources.
Dianne Feinstein of California, a centrist Democrat who was elected to the Senate in 1992 in the “Year of the Woman" and broke gender barriers throughout her long career in local and national politics, has died. She was 90.
Dianne Feinstein, the oldest sitting U.S. senator, was a passionate advocate for liberal priorities important to her state of California, including environmental protection, reproductive rights and gun control.
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, a centrist Democrat who was elected to the Senate in 1992 in the "Year of the Woman" and broke gender barriers throughout her long career in local and national politics, has died. She was 90.
Most of the more than 420 national park units will be off-limits to the public, but the governors of Arizona and Utah vowed to keep some of the most iconic parks open with state funding, including Grand Canyon and Zion National Park.
Gov. Inslee's office said that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Washington has four navy installations that could be affected by a potential government shutdown that could begin Sunday.
A bipartisan resolution passed the upper chamber with unanimous consent for a formal dress code.
The first hearing is a high-stakes opening act for Republicans as they begin a process that can lead to the ultimate penalty for a president, punishment for what the Constitution describes as “high crimes and misdemeanors."
The shutdown will begin Sunday if Congress can't enact a funding plan. Some government entities will be exempt, but others will be affected. Social Security checks, for example, will still go out. But federal agencies will stop all actions deemed non-essential.
Seven candidates took the stage in California last night for the second republican debate. At times it was hard for anyone to stand out as the candidates threw jabs at each other.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is a self-described “very amateur guitarist" with three recorded songs on Spotify.
The two governors will debate on Nov. 30. California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the fact that DeSantis accepted the debate at all "shows he's completely unqualified to be President of the United States."
Mitt Romney announced earlier this month that he won't seek a second term, saying younger people needed to step forward.
The House is struggling through a long-shot effort to pass various funding bills with no real chance of finishing by Saturday’s deadline. The stakes are rising with just days remaining before a federal closure.
Congress is in crisis mode with five days to go before a government shutdown.
Commenters and Jewish groups demanded an apology