Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez elected DNC chair

(ATLANTA) -- Former Secretary of Labor Tom Perez has been elected the next chair of the Democratic National Committee, grabbing the reins of the political wing of the party and emerging as a key figur... Read More

News outlets excluded from White House press secretary's gaggle

(WASHINGTON) -- Multiple news outlets were excluded from a White House gaggle with press secretary Sean Spicer on Friday afternoon, according to reporters present, sparking criticism from the White House Correspondents' Association and other observer... Read More

President Trump renews attacks on media amid news of FBI-White House contact

(NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.) — President Trump made a victorious return to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, where he sought to assure cheering audience members that they now have a top advocate for their policy priorities in th... Read More

President Trump's history of using anonymous sources

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump used part of his speech at an annual gathering of conservatives Friday to take aim at reporters' use of anonymous sources, despite using unidentified sources himself in the past.

"They shouldn't be al... Read More

Trump signs executive order to help remove 'job-killing regulations'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump signed an executive order for regulatory reform on Friday, directing government agencies to set up task forces to look into ways to eliminate or scale back regulations.

Trump said that the order is “on... Read More

Rex Tillerson stays silent as State Dept. set to resume 'regular' briefings

(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been maintaining his silence during his first weeks on the job, as has the department he heads. But some of that veil of silence will be lifting early next month.

The daily State Departm... Read More

Former Kentucky Gov. Steven Beshear to give Democratic response to Trump's first address to Congress

(WASHINGTON) — Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear will deliver the Democratic response to President Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday,

Astrid Silva, an immigration activist from Nevada and one of the so-... Read More

White House chief of staff urged FBI to dispute Trump-Russia report

(WASHINGTON) — White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus made a personal appeal to a top FBI official to dispute reports that multiple senior members of President Trump's campaign had communicated with Russian agents during the 2016 election, a... Read More

Pence downplays town hall backlash, rallies conservatives at CPAC

(NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.) — In his primetime speech to conservatives at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday night, Vice President Mike Pence spoke out against the backlash Republicans are seeing in districts across the country, d... Read More

DNC reaching end of tight leadership race as party seeks to unite

(NEW YORK) --  Democratic party officials will vote Saturday for a new chair of the Democratic National Committee, but heading into the weekend, the race is still neck-and-neck and hotly contested.

Democrats may be united against Pres... Read More

Ivanka Trump hosted lawmakers at White House last week for meeting on childcare tax proposal, paid leave

(WASHINGTON) --  Ivanka Trump hosted Republican members of Congress at the White House last week to discuss some of her personal legislative priorities -- a childcare tax proposal and paid maternity leave, according to a White House official and... Read More