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Trump raises stakes on government shutdown, demands border wall funds in spending bill
The White House said Thursday that it wants to see money for President Trump’s border wall included in the spending bill Congress must pass next week — a demand Democrats said sours negotiations and makes a government shutdown more likely. [ 1 Comment ]

FBI Investigating Radical Terrorists in All 50 States as Threats Hit Peak
Federal authorities have open investigations into radical Islamic terrorists in all 50 states, according to the Department of Homeland Security, which is warning that the threat of terrorism in the United States has reached an all time high with radicalized individuals in the country plotting to strike "each and every single day." [ 8 Comments ]

21 arrested as hundreds of Trump supporters and counter-protesters clash at Berkeley rally
Hundreds of pro-Trump demonstrators and counter-protesters clashed Saturday at a “Patriots Day” rally in Berkeley, the third time the groups engaged in violent confrontations on city streets in recent months. [ 3 Comments ]

Trump: US troops are 'not going into Syria'
President Trump vowed U.S. troops are "not going into Syria," during an interview with Fox Business' Maria Bartiromo that is set to air Wednesday. [ 1 Comment ]

Republicans invoke 'nuclear option' to move Neil Gorsuch nomination
Senate Republicans on Thursday defied Democrats and delivered a big win for President Trump, by voting to change Senate precedent in order to allow the confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court pick. [ 1 Comment ]

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will host a private meeting Tuesday with top House lawmakers and Trump administration officials, including Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, to discuss tax reform and other legislative priorities.

Antisemitic incidents in the United States surged by 34 percent in 2016 compared to 2015, and have jumped 86 percent in the first quarter of 2017, new data released by the Anti-Defamation League on Monday showed.

U.S. President Donald Trump weighed in on congressional efforts to avoid a government shutdown, telling Democrats on Sunday that Obamacare will die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall.

A Democratic senator said Sunday that Democrats must back abortion rights to be part of the party even if their personal stance on abortion is different.

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the Treasury Department on Friday to examine two powers given to regulators to police large financial companies following the 2008 financial crisis, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

Three people were killed after a man went on a shooting spree in downtown Fresno, California on Tuesday while shouting 'God is great' in Arabic before he was tackled and taken into custody, police said.

The U.S. Supreme Court sidestepped a turbulent debate over illegal immigration on Monday, turning away an appeal by a group of asylum-seeking Central American women and their children who aimed to clarify the constitutional rights of people who the government has prioritized for deportation.

President Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Tuesday that recommends federal agencies revise the temporary visa program that allows foreigners to fill high-skilled jobs in the U.S., senior administration officials told reporters on Monday evening.

President Trump will sign a Buy American, Hire American executive order on Tuesday that will attempt to protect the American worker by enforcing immigration laws so that these workers can benefit from higher wages and greater employment as well as cutting out unfair trade practices.

Three months after his inauguration, President Trump has shifted positions on Syria, China and other key issues -- and Sen. John McCain said Sunday he hopes it's because the 'Washington establishment' has gotten into the president's ear.

President Trump is threatening to cut off critical Obamacare payments to insurers unless Democrats come to the table to negotiate a new health care bill, taking a tough negotiating stance that could force Democratic leaders into a government shutdown by month's end.

The Eliminate Hate Campaign seeks to draw attention to groups it sees as extreme and hateful against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, accusing them of hiding behind ostensibly Christian or family values.

In an Oval Office interview, President Donald Trump on Thursday suggested he may halt payments to health insurance companies under the Affordable Care Act, a move that could destabilize the nation's health insurance markets.

President Trump signed into law the first major national pro-life bill in more than a decade, freeing states to withhold federal family planning money from Planned Parenthood and other clinics that also perform abortions.

Justice Neil Gorsuch's introduction to his new job begins Thursday when the Supreme Court gathers in conference ahead of next week's oral arguments.

Lawmakers in two states are working to pass bills that push back against the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage.

Speaking from the U.S.-Mexico border in Nogales, Arizona Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced major changes to Justice Department protocol when it comes to charging and prosecuting illegal aliens.

Dr. Ben Carson discovered more than $500 billion in errors in his audit of the Obama administration's Housing and Urban Development budget.

US President Donald Trump said tax reform 'will be better' if legislation to dismantle Obamacare is passed first by Congress because of the tax savings from the Republican health plan.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer apologized for claiming during Tuesday's press briefing that Adolf Hitler did not use chemical weapons.

The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of Carter Page, an adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump, because the government had reason to believe Page was acting as a Russian agent, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

The National Centers for Environmental Information said there were five weather disasters from January to March, which cost more than $5 billion, a record for the first quarter of the year.

Surprise! Sanctuary cities do, indeed, experience higher crime rates than do non-sanctuary cities, an in-depth WND analysis of the most recent study of the question reveals.

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley resigned on Monday after pleading guilty to two misdemeanors related to campaign finance violations and linked to his relationship with a former adviser, ending a year-long scandal that has enveloped the state's government.

Despite efforts by President Donald Trump and White House National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn to derail the landmark 2010 regulatory law that sought to correct the behavior leading to the 2008 financial crisis, both men might find common ground with advocates of financial industry oversight when it comes to a much older law known as the Glass-Steagall Act.

With Judge Neil Gorsuch confirmed to the Supreme Court, President Trump will now turn his attention to the more than 120 vacancies in the rest of the federal judiciary, giving him an unparalleled chance to shape the American legal system.

One of the worst droughts in California history has officially ended, Governor Jerry Brown declared on Friday, but not before it strained the state's farm economy and threatened water supplies for millions of residents.

Republican insiders say Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, got the 'genie out of the bottle' regarding suspected misconduct by President Obama's top national security aide, Susan E. Rice, and that his surprise decision Thursday to step aside from leading the panel's probe into Russian meddling in the presidential election was worth it.

President Trump's decision to remove Steve Bannon from the National Security Council is not evidence of a diminished role for the controversial chief political strategist, White House officials say.

A fighter pilot on a training mission ditched his jet in a wooded area of a suburban Washington neighborhood early Wednesday so that the plane would avoid crashing into a suburban Washington neighborhood, military officials said.