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Dershowitz: Trump’s emergency declaration was a ‘mistake’

Dershowitz: Trump’s emergency declaration was a ‘mistake’

Attorney Alan Dershowitz, one of President Trump ’s informal advisers, said the president’s national emergency declaration was a mistake. “My own view is that it was a mistake to do ...

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NRA facing most formidable opposition yet, a year after Parkland

NRA facing most formidable opposition yet, a year after Parkland

For the National Rifle Association, the year since the Parkland shooting has led to a changing — and less favorable — political landscape. Democrats control the House of Representatives, public ...

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Congress allows violence against women act to lapse

Congress allows Violence Against Women Act to lapse

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which provides funding and grants for a variety of programs that tackle domestic abuse, lapsed at the end of Friday after Congress failed to ...

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Congress must step up to protect Medicare home health care

Congress must step up to protect Medicare home health care

The year ahead will see continued change to health care with congressional and administration focus on the movement to value-based care, refinements to provider payment systems, and improvements in health ...

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Sanders expected to announce exploratory committee next week

Sanders expected to announce exploratory committee next week

Sen. Bernie Sanders is expected to launch a 2020 presidential exploratory committee next week, according to two people familiar with the plans. Sanders is gearing up to release a video in ...

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Paul Manafort should be jailed for 19-24 years

Paul Manafort should be jailed for 19-24 years

US President Donald Trump’s former election campaign chief Paul Manafort should be jailed for up to 24 years, special counsel Robert Mueller says. Manafort was convicted of financial fraud on ...

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Beto O’Rourke: ‘I’d take the wall down’

Beto O’Rourke: ‘I’d take the wall down’

Beto O’Rourke said he would remove the existing fences and barriers that separate El Paso, Texas, from Mexico, if he could. O’Rourke, a Democratic former congressman who ran a high-profile ...

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Poll shows competitive matchup if O’Rourke ran for Senate again

Poll shows competitive matchup if O’Rourke ran for Senate again

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) is considering a potential presidential bid in 2020, but a new poll finds that he could pose a competitive challenge if he were to run ...

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Fact-checking Trump’s speech declaring a national emergency

Fact-checking Trump’s speech declaring a national emergency

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a national emergency declaration to address “an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs.” He ...

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Amazon made an $11.2bn profit in 2018 but paid no federal tax

Amazon made an $11.2bn profit in 2018 but paid no federal tax

Amazon has had a bad week but there is some comfort for the tech titan – it will not pay a single cent in income tax on the $11.2bn of profits ...

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