Optimism grows on Capitol Hill for COVID-19 relief deal

Lawmakers expressed growing optimism for the chances of working out a coronavirus relief bill on Thursday, with sponsors of the $908 billion bipartisan proposal seeing growing support for their framework. Members of the Problem Solvers Caucus, a group ...

Negotiators hopeful on reaching coronavirus stimulus deal as White House eyes 48-hour deadline

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows are both optimistic about reaching a coronavirus stimulus deal, with the Trump administration eyeing another 48-hour timetable on Wednesday. Mrs. Pelosi, California Democrat, said s...

Trump touts ‘no further violence’ in Wisconsin after sending in National Guard

President Trump touted his role in quelling violent unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, after he sent in National Guard earlier this week. He also took a shot at the local leaders of Portland, which has been struggling to handle large scale demonstrations an...

Suspected impaired driver shot and killed after dragging Maryland trooper down I-95

A Maryland state trooper shot and killed a suspected impaired driver early Friday morning after the driver dragged the officer along the Interstate 95 highway in an attempt to avoid a traffic stop. In a statement, the Maryland State Police explained th...

Nancy Pelosi: Democrats ‘not budging’ on COVID-19 relief spending

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday doubled down on her insistence that White House negotiators move their top-line numbers if there's going to be any hope of reaching a comprehensive COVID-19 relief deal. "We're not budging," she said. "They have t...

Pelosi says Democrats will get Trump tax returns if Biden wins White House

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that Democrats will continue their fight for President Trump's tax returns even if Joseph R. Biden wins the White House in November. Mrs. Pelosi said Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, Massachusetts...

Nancy Pelosi says Biden shouldn’t debate Trump: ‘I wouldn’t legitimize a conversation with him’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi argued Thursday against having any presidential debates between Democratic nominee Joseph R. Biden and President Trump this year. "I don't think the president of the United States has comported himself in a way that has any a...

Kushner says NBA players are ‘very fortunate’ to ‘take a night off’ during Blake protests

Jared Kushner, a White House adviser and President Trump's son-in-law, said Thursday NBA players are in a "fortunate" position to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, in Wisconsin without worrying about work. "Look I think the NBA players ...

John McCain stars in latest attack ad against Donald Trump from Republican group

Republican Voters Against Trump released a new attack ad against President Trump on Thursday prominently featuring the late Sen. John McCain of Arizona. The minute-long video casts the president in a divisive light by juxtaposing his comments about tho...

Dan Crenshaw: Democrats’ voting priorities are ‘suspicious’

GOP Rep. Dan Crenshaw accused Democrats Wednesday of trying to "create chaos" around the election to undermine the legitimacy of a potential President Trump victory. "That's the plan. Create as much chaos around election as possible," the Texan said on...