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WASHINGTON, DC -- Senator Al Franken (D-MN) has announced his resignation from the U.S. Senate "in the coming weeks" following claims of sexual misconduct. Senator Franken made his announcement Thursday morning from the floor of the U.S. Senate and did not give a specific...
DETROIT, MI -- Democrat Congressman John Conyers of Michigan says he is stepping down from his seat Tuesday and will not seek re-election after being accused of sexual misconduct. Conyers told Detroit radio station WPZR that he is endorsing his son, John Conyers III, to replace...
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The New Yorker magazine says President Trump has made fun of Vice President Mike Pence for his views on gay rights, religion and abortion. In an article published Monday, an unnamed source says President Trump joked that Pence "wants to hang them all" when it...
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) has called on the Trump Administration to give Congress a strategy within the next 90 days to deal with the threat from North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. Sen. Donnelly announced earlier this week that he will push for passage...
(photo courtesy: CNN/Newsource) (CNN) -- The United Nations Security Council on Saturday passed a resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea for its continued intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) testing and violations of UN resolutions. With 15 votes in favor,...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (CNN) John McCain has always lived for the fight. Now he's facing his toughest battle. The Arizona Republican senator has often seemed indestructible, despite the best efforts of his Vietnam War gaolers, an earlier bout with melanoma and a list of honorable...
(CNN) -- President Donald Trump is back from a trip that highlighted his isolation abroad to confront political storms in Washington over Russia and Obamacare that have only grown more intense in his absence. The President will be called upon to rescue a Republican push to...
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Walter Shaub, head of the Office of Government Ethics, has announced his resignation. Shaub said on Twitter that he is taking a job at the Campaign Legal Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy group for tougher campaign finance laws. In a statement...
(CNN) -- A paradigm-changing North Korean missile test has left the United States and China split over how to deal with the aggressive rogue state. While China and Russia have called for concessions on both sides, the US so far has made no public move to open talks, instead...