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Canada issued a stern warning to President Donald Trump on Wednesday: don't use the arrest of a Chinese executive as a bargaining chip in trade talks.
Christine Blasey Ford made her first public statement since testifying against Brett Kavanaugh in September to present Sports Illustrated's Inspiration of the Year Award to Rachael Denhollander, the first woman to publicly accuse former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced a deal Wednesday that could likely deliver her the votes to become speaker again -- but only for another two terms, laying out a timeline she had been reluctant to articulate until now.
President Donald Trump and others have long claimed, without evidence, that there is widespread "voter fraud" in America. Some have pointed to the mounting evidence of fraud in North Carolina as proof that voter fraud is a real problem.
Three of the Navy's nuclear-powered attack submarines are "not certified to dive today" due to maintenance delays caused by overcrowded shipyards, officials revealed Wednesday.
Michael Cohen is in a New York federal court to be sentenced as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
President Donald Trump's public silence on Wednesday belied his rising fury over longtime lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen, who the President still insists is not telling the truth after he turned against him and was sentenced to three years in prison.
The US called on Turkey to not follow through on threats to attack US-backed forces in Syria Wednesday, an incursion the Pentagon warned could threaten US personnel and derail the fight against ISIS.
Rep.-elect Mark Green, who is also a doctor, falsely claimed at a town hall Tuesday that a rise in autism cases could be linked to preservatives in vaccines, according to a video posted by The Tennessean on Wednesday.
Arkansas is making some changes to its new Medicaid work requirement program as thousands of residents lose coverage.
Julian Castro isn’t writing off some of the older potential Democratic presidential contenders, like former Vice President Joe Biden and Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.
Donald Trump continues to suffer from upside-down job ratings as his second year as president winds down. In addition, views of the economy remain divided, voters feel the administration’s economic policies have not helped them -- and fewer are optimistic about future economic conditions than two years ago, according to the latest Fox News poll.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a resolution on Wednesday proposed by Sens. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., and Todd Young, R-Ind., that would suspend weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and impose sanctions on people blocking humanitarian access in Yemen, among other actions following the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.
The midterms are over, and the 2020 presidential election begins in earnest.
In a sign that bipartisan agreement remains possible in Washington as Congress barrels towards a possible government shutdown over border wall funding, the House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a farm bill -- a massive legislative package that reauthorizes agriculture programs and food aid -- by a comfortable 369-47 margin.
Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., is no longer a contender to replace the departing John Kelly as White House chief of staff, the Trump administration announced Wednesday.
Congress reached an agreement Wednesday over a new sexual harassment policy aimed at holding lawmakers personally responsible for harassment and retaliation.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced Wednesday evening that she had agreed to serve no more than four more years as leader of the chamber's Democrats under an agreement with party insurgents, virtually ensuring that she will be elected Speaker of the House when the new Congress convenes next month.
"I made it clear that I see myself as a bridge to the next generation of leaders," the California Democrat said.
The breakthrough came after the measure was stalled for months over disagreements between the House and Senate.
The new movie is based on the Supreme Court justice's early career.
Cohen had pleaded guilty to nine federal charges of tax evasion, violating campaign finance laws, lying to banks and to Congress.
"I do not need a cooperation agreement to be in place to do the right thing," he said.
The Republican senator from Utah, 84, is retiring this month after serving four decades in the Senate.
Proponents of stricter gun control laws had some successes in the midterm victories but they're not resting easy.
Wildlife managers say sea lion populations have grown so large that they no longer need all the protections that were put in place for them in 1972.
"We have measurable, quantifiable evidence that something really did happen," said one doctor — but it remains unclear what injured the patients.
State Sen. Julia Salazar of Brooklyn, who was elected last month, said she had been attacked.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi has agreed to abide by proposed term limits if elected speaker, a move expected to clear her path to the speaker's gavel.
In court, Cohen declared that he'd fight to make sure history doesn't remember him as the "villain".
Members of Congress would be held personally liable for sexual harassment and retaliation settlements, requiring them to reimburse the Treasury.
Members of Congress would be held personally liable for sexual harassment and retaliation settlements, requiring them to reimburse the Treasury.
A 4th escaped and helped officials find his companions
An FBI official Wednesday told lawmakers he was 'amazed' at what he said was the lack of concern over 'grave' cybersecurity threats from China.
"The View" co-hosts discuss the president's meeting with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.
The former mayor and Obama cabinet member will make announcement on Jan. 12.
The Justice Department’s top national security official on Wednesday insisted his prosecutors will not be influenced by what the White House does.
President Trump's former longtime attorney and fixer was sentenced to 36 months in prison for tax evasion, tax fraud and campaign violations.
26 people associated with U.S. Embassy in Havana suffered problems that include dizziness, ear pain, cognitive problems
There were loud protests in Michigan on Wednesday over what many say is a last-minute power grab by Republicans. They're accused off trying to limit the authority of newly elected Democrats. CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds reports.
The president's former longtime attorney has been sentenced for campaign finance violations and lying to Congress
President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen once said he would take a bullet for the president. Instead, he turned on him and pleaded guilty to nine counts in federal court. On Wednesday, he was sentenced to three years in prison. CBS News Washington correspondent Paula Reid has the latest.
Republican efforts to strip power away from the incoming Democratic governors of Michigan and Wisconsin are energizing liberal activists in the Midwest. Daniel Strauss, who covers campaigns for Politico, spoke to CBSN about how grassroots groups are looking to seize on this excitement.
He may have lost his bid to unseat Ted Cruz in Texas in 2018, but O'Rourke is attracting some early interest for a 2020 bid to take on Trump
Demonstrators crowded the capitol Wednesday afternoon, opposing moves by GOP statehouse majorities to limit the authority of just-elected Democrats
The Democratic leader and former speaker announced Wednesday evening she would serve a maximum of four more years as speaker
The 44-year-old former HUD secretary says he is forming a presidential exploratory committee and will announce his decision in January
The North Carolina Republican had been a contender to replace chief of staff John Kelly
The longtime House Democratic leader is now on track to claim the speaker’s gavel for second time on Jan. 3.
Regardless of the motives, rank-and-file senators have employed a mix of unique techniques, old-fashioned threats and insider persuasion to spark debates that had been previously blocked or delayed.
More than half a dozen lawmakers resigned in the past year amid allegations of sexual harassment or misconduct. In addition to secret taxpayer-funded settlements, the current process involves mandatory counseling, mediation and “cooling off” periods for accusers.
The Arkansas Republican is trying to derail the popular bill supported by President Trump.
In a concession, the California congresswoman will support a three-term limit for the top three House Democratic leaders. That means she would step aside no later than 2022 as party leader. Insurgent Democrats have been seeking a generational change in leadership. Their expected backing could give Pelosi enough votes when the House elects a new […]
The North Carolina Republican is one of the president’s staunchest allies in the House, and Trump told him he wants him to remain there.
Scott Charles Maddox and Janice Paige Carter-Smith were indicted on racketeering, bank fraud, bribery and other charges. The indictment did not mention former Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum.
Another party involved in the hush-money payments says they were campaign-related.
The resolution seeks to overturn a Treasury rule that allows politically active nonprofits to withhold donor-identifying information from the IRS.
The number of employees who would recommend their agency as a good place to work dropped at 60 percent of federal offices, the annual “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” rankings found.
Lawyers for immigrants have started to convince judges that state laws prohibit local law enforcement from cooperating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Hobbled by a slowing economy, the Chinese government has opted for a measured response to the arrest of a Huawei executive.
A planned stretch of wall in Texas may be the first to be built under President Trump. It’s likely to be opposed by landowners, including a wildlife refuge — and possibly SpaceX.
The agreement, which would bind her to a four-term limit, most likely clears the way for Nancy Pelosi to reclaim the House speakership.
The next speaker will be elected on Jan. 3. To muster enough support, Nancy Pelosi is striking deals with members of her caucus. Here are some of those bargains.
Republicans in the state passed legislation that could allow them to choose a new candidate if a new election is held in the Ninth Congressional District.
House and Senate negotiators, after months of talks, reached a deal to change and toughen the arcane rules governing sexual misconduct claims on Capitol Hill.
As state officials look into suspicious voting in a general election House race, they are also examining this year’s Republican primary for signs of fraud.
The deal was a major step for prosecutors building a case that payouts to two women before the 2016 election violated campaign finance laws.
New allegations have arisen since The New York Times detailed physical and emotional abuse at T.M. Landry, a school celebrated for landing black students in elite colleges.
OK, maybe it's not INCREDIBLY shocking.
Do not mansplain to the former — and likely future — Speaker of the House.
Rep-elect Mark Green, a doctor, claimed the CDC had "fraudulently managed" data on vaccines.
The state's Republicans are desperately trying to undermine incoming Democrats and progressive measures.
Reps. Jim Costa, Al Lawson, Collin Peterson, Dutch Ruppersberger and David Scott helped the GOP ensure the House won't consider a companion bill to anti-Saudi legislation soon expected to pass the Senate.
Bigger farms increasingly dominate American agriculture, and they get the most subsidies too.
There's no border wall, taxes didn't drop, the air is getting polluted and the U.S. is losing its allies. But at least Trump fans can hang their hats on this.
The National Enquirer's parent company, AMI, has offered “substantial and important assistance" in an investigation into hush money payments.
"There's a Michael Cohen tweet for everything," one Twitter user noted.
The stock market is wild, but you don't need to go crazy.
Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) got into a war of words with White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday, claiming that Conway had declared a "war on facts since Inauguration Day."
"I know that Rudolph was one that they really protested... the left," Pastor Darrell Scott of the New Spirit Revival Center said.
Democrat mega-donor Tom Steyer is testing the waters for a presidential run, posting several job listings on LinkedIn looking for high-level campaign staffers in key early-voting states.
Prominent pro-amnesty groups organized Wednesday afternoon protests on Capitol Hill to put more pressure on Democrats not to give President Donald Trump even “one dollar” for his border wall.
Rep.-elect Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) called out establishment Democrats and donors on Tuesday for only caring about “black lives” in election years.
On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” incoming House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) called for the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) to reevaluate its opinion that a sitting president can’t be indicted “under circumstances in which the failure to do so may mean that person escapes justice.” Schiff said, “I think the Justice Department needs to reexamine that OLC opinion…that you cannot indict a sitting president under circumstances in which the failure to do so may mean that person escapes justice. Because if it were the case that it was now or never, that if you wait until after the president leaves office, they can no longer be brought to justice, that ought to create, certainly an exception to that OLC rule, if not mean revisiting and revising the rule altogether.” He added, “I don’t think that the Justice Department ought to take the position — and it’s certainly not one that would be required in any way by the Constitution — that a president, merely by being in office, can be above the law, can escape the enforcement of the law, by essentially waiting out the law, by waiting out the statute of limitations. So, there
President Donald Trump reportedly told House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Tuesday that he would push Republican senators in the next Congress to back compromise pieces of legislation that can get through the House.
The St. Louis Blues had a goal taken away on Tuesday, after the puck entered the Florida Panthers net in an odd, and rather painful way.
The Chinese government published a paper on Wednesday entitled “Progress in Human Rights Over the 40 Years of Reform and Opening Up in China.”
Lame-duck Speaker Paul Ryan managed to shepherd through a motion on Wednesday protecting President Barack Obama’s illegal war in Yemen, thanks to five Democrats who joined the Republican majority to pass the measure.