[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] Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren proposed Thursday to impose a wealth tax on Americans worth more than US$50 million, a pitch aimed at satisfying the hunger on the left...

[WASHINGTON] Ex-congressman Beto O'Rourke Instagrammed his dentist appointment. Senator Elizabeth Warren guzzled a beer on the same online platform. And an unfiltered Senator Cory Booker sends...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump stormed out of negotiations on Wednesday on funding a US-Mexico border wall when Democratic opponents said they would not agree to the project.

[WASHINGTON] A Democratic congresswoman kicked off her term with an expletive-laced vow to impeach Donald Trump, testing her party's discipline and earning a chiding Friday from the president...

[WASHINGTON] Democrats in the House of Representatives are planning a vote on Thursday on a funding package to end the 10-day-old partial US government shutdown without providing the US$5 billion...

[WASHINGTON] Negotiations between opposition Democrats and Republicans failed on Thursday to end a partial US government shutdown, pushing to next week any hopes of ending the impasse over President...

[WASHINGTON] The US government began a Christmas shutdown early Saturday, after Congress adjourned without passing a federal spending bill or addressing President Donald Trump's demand for money...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he hopes the impending government shutdown - caused by a dispute over funding for his border wall project - will not be a lengthy one.

[WASHINGTON] The US government was to begin a partial shutdown at midnight on Friday after Republican senators failed to muster the votes needed to approve US$5 billion that President Donald Trump...