Politics

AP sources: US to approve Keystone XL pipeline

Senior U.S. officials say the Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, ending years of delay for a project that has served as a flashpoint in the national debate about climate change

GOP photo criticized for lack of women

Democrats, women's groups and liberals seized on a photo Thursday shared by Vice President Mike Pence of a meeting he attended with President Donald Trump and members of the House Freedom Caucus.

Coulter: Pres. Trump following Ryan's priorities

Author and conservative commentator Ann Coulter says Pres. Trump is not focusing on the priorities he had as a candidate - illegal immigration and jobs - and is following GOP establishment and Speaker Paul Ryan's priorities

CBO: New GOP Health Care Bill Is More Expensive…

The Congressional Budget Office said the updated American Health Care Act is a step back from the first.

Emirates Uses Jennifer Aniston To Take Shot at…

Emirates Airlines released a quirky commercial in light of the newest US travel bans.

Top Democrat Says 'No' To Neil Gorsuch…

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday he wanted to block Neil Gorsuch's confirmation to the Supreme Court.

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House chairman apologizes to colleagues after…

The chairman of the House intelligence committee has privately apologized to colleagues in the wake of his decision to brief President Donald Trump on secret intelligence intercepts related to a probe of Russian interference in the election

Ivanka Trump: A White House force, just not an…

Government watchdogs are continuing to complain about Ivanka Trump's unique role at her father's White House

Growing concern over handling of GOP bill

There is growing concern in Washington with the way Speaker Paul Ryan has handled the health care bill process, according to a senior administration official. CNN's Dana Bash reports.

RNC, DNC use health care battle to fundraise

Strategy Room: Ellen Ratner and Liz Peek on how both parties are using the political fight to their advantage

'Vaping Congressman' Hunter Investigated For…

Rep. Duncan Hunter paid back nearly $60,000 and said any misuse was accidental.

President Trump Shuts Down Teen's Site of Kittens…

President Trump sent a "cease and desist" letter to a teen whose website involves his face and kittens. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@fantasticmrnate) shows us.

House Republicans Delay Vote On Bill To Repeal…

If more than 21 Republicans vote against the bill, its passage is in jeopardy.

Next steps on health care: To be decided

After setback Thursday, Republican leaders hope to regroup quickly with a vote in House as soon as Friday

White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break…

President Donald Trump is demanding a make-or-break vote on GOP health care legislation, as White House officials tell Republican lawmakers that negotiations are over and the vote will come Friday

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Graham threatens 'nuclear option' on Gorsuch

In response to a possible democratic filibuster, Senator Lindsey Graham says he will stop at nothing to make sure Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is nominated, including using the "nuclear option."

Democrats look to make a deal on Gorsuch…

Strategy Room: Ellen Ratner and Liz Peek on the chances the judge will get confirmed by the Senate

This Federal Agency Will Soon Allow Dogs At Work

The head of the agency made the announcement on none other than National Puppy Day.

'Borked': How A 1987 SCOTUS Nominee Still Affects…

The events that led to Judge Robert Bork's rejection changed the SCOTUS nomination process forever. Now, the strategy even carries his name.

Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your…

The Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before using or selling much of their personal information

Feds: Trump DC hotel not in violation of…

The federal agency overseeing Donald Trump's lease for a luxury hotel in Washington has ruled that his inauguration as president doesn't violate terms of the agreement barring government officials from profiting from the property

Trump defends claims on wiretapping

President Donald Trump is speaking out to TIME Magazine and defending a number of debunked claims from wiretapping to widespread voter fraud. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.

The Secret Service Wanted A $60M Budget Increase…

But it's not clear how the budget compares to previous presidents' needs.

House Intel Committee Leads Split Over Trump…

It stems from the chairman's comments that U.S. intelligence "incidentally collected" information about Trump transition members.

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Intel chairman hates spotlight_ but the spotlight found him

He says he doesn't like the spotlight, but the spotlight has found House intelligence committee Chairman Devin Nunes (NOO'-nehs)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's truths can come from wisps…

Despite all the government information he has at his command, President Donald Trump forms some of his most contentious opinions from other sources entirely

Rep. Massie slams GOP House leadership

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) slams Republican House leadership for trying to rush a vote on what he sees as a flawed health care plan.