CIA Director Mike Pompeo confirmed Thursday that U.S. forces killed 'a couple hundred' Russian mercenary troops in Syria in a strike earlier this year that he said sent a distinct signal to Moscow.
Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Facebook, appeared before lawmakers for the first time on Tuesday to answer questions about how his social networking juggernaut handles its 2.2 billion users’ private data, as well as the role the company played in Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election.
Senate Republicans, frustrated by delaying tactics imposed by Democrats on President Trump’s judicial and executive branch nominees, are on the verge of altering the Senate rules in order to speed up the process.
The Illinois Senate has advanced a plan requiring public schools teach a unit on the role and contributions of gays, lesbians and other LGBT individuals in society.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that Democrats will work with Republicans to rework the GOP tax overhaul after taking back the majority next year.
President Trump and congressional Republicans could claw back parts of the just-signed spending bill for fiscal 2018 using a budget tool that has fallen into disuse in recent decades.
Prominent evangelical leader James Dobson has voiced his disapproval with Republicans in Congress for passing a spending bill that he considers to be a 'betrayal' to those who voted for them.
Hawaii lawmakers approved legislation Thursday that would make it the latest liberal-leaning state to legalize medically assisted suicide.
Newly uncovered text messages between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page suggest a possible coordination between high-ranking officials at the Obama White House, CIA, FBI, Justice Department and former Senate Democratic leadership in the early stages of the investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, according to GOP congressional investigators on Wednesday.
The House and Senate increased their own budgets in the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending package.
Mississippi has become the state with the most restrictive ban on abortion after Gov. Phil Bryant signed a 15-week abortion ban bill into law on Monday, March 19.
White House Legislative Affairs Director Marc Short complained of Senate Democrats’ obstruction of President Donald Trump’s nominees, saying at this rate, it will take 11 and a half years for his nominees to be given an up-or-down vote.