Sure enough, the big trans-Pacific trade deal is toast, climate change action is on the ropes and various regulations from the Obama era have been scrapped. It's also a safe bet President Donald Trump hasn't...
Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 02:43 AM CDT
Half Have Little, No Faith in GOP Health Care Efforts: Poll
Fifty percent of Americans say they have little to no confidence in the GOP's efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
The results of the...
Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 09:30 PM CDT
Trump Backs Away From Demand for Border Wall Money
President Donald Trump stepped back Monday from demanding a down payment for his border wall in must-past spending legislation, potentially removing a major obstacle to a bipartisan deal just days ahead of a...
Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 07:25 PM CDT
State Department Removes Promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago
The U.S. State Department has removed its promotional posting about President Donald Trump's Florida resort, after a storm of ethics criticism Monday.
In an April 4 blog post that was republished by several U.S....
Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 08:50 PM CDT
Senate Confirms Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary
The Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be agriculture secretary in President Donald Trump's administration as the farming industry looks to Washington for help amid a downturn in the...
The United States has issued 271 sanctions in response to Syrian President Bashar Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons. It's one of the largest sanction actions in U.S. history.
The Trump administration said...
Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 12:05 PM CDT
7 in 10 Back Independent Probe of Russia, Election: Poll
Committees in both the House and Senate are looking into Russia's involvement in the 2016 election, but nearly three-quarters of Americans would prefer an independent, non-partisan commission, according to...
Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 04:06 PM CDT
In First Public Speech, Obama Urges Civic Engagement
Former President Barack Obama used his first public appearance since leaving office to dole out advice to young people on leadership, managing social media and even marriage. What he didn't do was mention his...
Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 07:32 PM CDT
Lawmaker Fasts to Protest Texas' Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill
Boos, blowback and a American flag falling during a live interview have plagued the Democratic National Committee's national "unity tour" featuring Sen Bernie Sanders and DNC chairman Tom Perez, NBC News...