Republicans tried to make Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer the face of the government shutdown. Now, he's becoming the face of the Democratic retreat.
The mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city "sold his office" to campaign donors, trading city contracts for cash to fuel his political ambitions, a prosecutor told jurors Monday in the mayor's federal corruption trial.
The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will be open for visitors Monday, with New York state picking up the tab for the federal workers.
When the Senate called it quits late Sunday night, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer declared there still was no deal to end the federal government shutdown and address a standoff over immigration.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she has experienced sexual harassment.
The Latest on Bill Cosby's first public performance since 2015 while he awaits the start of his sexual assault case retrial (all times local):
The U.S. Senate is moving toward a vote on Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's nomination for an ambassador's post.
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The Dayton administration, after a critical 2016 audit, points to gains in minority contracting and employment by state government.
The Giant of the Senate, as Franken jokingly referred to himself in his latest book, is now the Ghost of the Senate.
President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return for Republican assurances that the Senate will soon take up the plight of young immigrant "dreamers" and other contentious issues.
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A deal was hastily assembled and approved Monday to break through the Senate stalemate over immigration and border security that shut down the government for three days.
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens proposed another round of cuts to public colleges and universities Monday during a budget announcement that also marked his first public appearance since acknowledging an extramarital affair nearly two weeks ago.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is ordering an audit of the state's beleaguered transit agency.
The family of a Kansas man fatally shot by police at the door of his home after a hoax emergency call has sued the city of Wichita and the unidentified officers involved.
Gov. Phil Scott on Monday privately signed Vermont's marijuana bill into law, making the state the first in the country to authorize the recreational use of the substance by an act of a state legislature.
Plan is to be operating in Jerusalem by next year.
The Justice Department will "leave no stone unturned" to locate five months' worth of missing text messages from an FBI agent who was removed last summer from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday.
The 266-150 roll call Monday by which the House agreed to a stopgap spending measure to fund the government until Feb. 8.A "yes" vote is…