[WASHINGTON] Newly empowered House Democrats kicked off a barrage of investigations into President Donald Trump's taxes, real estate business and Russia ties on Thursday, raising the pressure on...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump told Americans in his State of the Union address on Tuesday that illegal immigration was an urgent national crisis and he vowed to build a border wall as he sought...

[WASHINGTON] US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday he welcomed support from Senate Democrats on the White House's trade talks with China, describing the opposition party's views...

[WASHINGTON] Democrats on Tuesday picked Stacey Abrams, who rose to prominence in her heated but unsuccessful Georgia governor's race, to deliver the rebuttal to Donald Trump's State of the...

[WASHINGTON] It was Nancy Pelosi's first big showdown as House speaker, but in the tense staring match over border wall funding with President Donald Trump, the self proclaimed master dealmaker...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump had a message on Tuesday for Democrats hoping he'll relent in the political arm wrestle that has seen funds blocked to swaths of the government for a record...

[WASHINGTON] Top Republican lawmakers on Sunday warned against Donald Trump declaring a national emergency to secure funds for a border wall, signaling doubts within the president's party as a...

[WASHINGTON] Nancy Pelosi, the highest-ranking woman in the history of US politics, was re-elected on Wednesday to lead congressional Democrats, a major step on her march toward once again becoming...

[WASHINGTON] US lawmakers returned to Washington on Tuesday for the first time since contentious midterm election campaigns, with Congress facing a spending showdown and Democrats eager to protect...

[STOCKHOLM] Top US Democrats demanded that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker recuse himself from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, citing hostile statements toward the probe...