With competing votes planned for Thursday, the Senate will finally move off the sidelines a month into the partial government shutdown.
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President Trump’s monthlong impasse with Congress over his proposed border wall has all but frozen the rest of his policy agenda.
By a 5-to-4 vote, justices temporarily stayed trial court decisions blocking the policy while litigation in the lower courts moves forward.
It is the court’s first Second Amendment case in nearly a decade and likely means the court will start exploring and perhaps expanding gun rights.
Senate leaders reached a bipartisan deal that could reopen the government for a few weeks, allowing the State of the Union address to move forward as planned.
The California senator, who announced her run for the 2020 presidency on Monday, is viewed by Democrats as a formidable contender.
Traditional adversaries are likely to take advantage of the weakening international order to increase their influence, according to a new intelligence strategy.
The group representing the bureau’s special agents pressed for the government to reopen, citing limits on their ability to pursue crime and terrorism.
The arrest of Meng Wanzhou of Huawei has set off a diplomatic crisis, and China is pressuring Canada to release her, but the U.S. is moving ahead with an extradition request.
A brief statement from the American-led military mission in Afghanistan said the incident was under investigation and provided no further details.
Four moderates from the Kansas City metro area have changed parties in the last month, reflecting a national realignment on a key partisan battleground.
The Senate will take up President Trump’s offer to pair wall funding with some immigrant legal protections, but an added measure to restrict asylum claims has drawn protests.
A Pennsylvania lawyer, he was instrumental in the Peace Corps and AmeriCorps, advised Martin Luther King Jr. and headed two colleges.
“I’ve never seen jumps in some of the key indicators like this,” the lead researcher said.
The court’s inaction almost certainly means it will not hear the administration’s challenge in its current term, which ends in June.
In an increasingly diverse Democratic Party, South Carolina will be the first presidential primary in which a majority of voters will be African-American.
The president whom the Senate Republican leader helped elect has turned out to be the one thing he can’t control.
After Senator Kamala Harris’s announcement, there are eight hats in the ring — plus six people likely to run and eight more who might. Our Politics desk is keeping it all straight so you can, too.
An arcane 1946 law has proved a roadblock. By one count, 30 big regulations have been challenged, and the administration has lost 28 times.