Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Calls Trump's Comments On Judges 'Disheartening And Abhorrent'The president told a group of police chiefs Wednesday that his order was "done for the security of our nation," saying "a bad high school student would understand this.''
Top GOP Leader: Senate To Probe Reports Of Russia HackingMajority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters that an inquiry would be conducted by the Senate intelligence panel.
'Very Dicey': McConnell Concerned Republicans Won't Control Senate After ElectionsSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that GOP prospects for keeping control of the Senate after the November elections are "very dicey."
McConnell: Clinton Has A 'Tortured Relationship With The Truth'The top two Republicans in Congress took swipes at presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention.
Obama Mourns Scalia, Will Nominate SuccessorPresident Barack Obama says he plans to fulfill his constitutional responsibility and nominate a successor to fill the vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.
Obama: Global Warming Pact 'Can Be Turning Point For The World'President Barack Obama on Saturday hailed the newly passed international climate agreement that he said "offers the best chance we have to save the one planet we have.''
Another 9/11 Firefighter Dies Of Cancer; Zadroga Act Hits Another RoadblockRetired Battalion Chief James Costello, 52, died Nov. 25 from World Trade Center-related cancer.
Rev. Sharpton Calls For Senate Confirmation Hearing For Attorney General NomineeAt the National Action Networks' annual convention Saturday, a crowd chanted "call the vote."
Senate Democrats Press For Vote On Attorney General Nominee Loretta LynchA letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell signed by all Senate Democrats says Lynch's nomination has been pending longer than any nominee for attorney general in the past three decades.
President Obama: It's Time For Us To Take Care Of BusinessThe president spoke on the election, which delivered a harsh verdict for the Democrats, from the East Room.
Obama: Shutdown 'Inflicted Unnecessary Damage' To US Economy Thousands of furloughed federal workers returned to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.
Agreement Reached To Avoid Default And Open GovernmentThe deal would reopen the government through Jan. 15 and increase the nation's borrowing authority through Feb. 7.