The president has raised $106 million for his re-election, leading some Republicans to grumble that he is siphoning money from endangered congressional candidates.
Last week, senators agreed to confirm one last slate of President Trump’s nominees, then recess for the midterm campaign. But on Wednesday, Republicans recommenced the judicial rush.
A two-term Democrat from Kentucky, he was narrowly defeated by Mr. McConnell, then a county judge and executive, in a Republican campaign engineered by Roger Ailes.
Two experts — and former rivals — make their predictions for the election; an update from our live polling project; and a few debates to watch tonight.
In his wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday, President Trump made inaccurate statements about Russia, the deficit and his former lawyer.
The devastation of Tyndall Air Force Base, where 17 grounded F-22 stealth fighters were damaged in the storm, points to American air power’s vulnerability in major hurricanes.
Coke is still producing the diet cola, but a major bottler has stopped distribution in its 14-state territory.
The White House is looking to create deals with many of the nations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the pact the president withdrew from.
The police in Columbus, Ohio, have been criticized and praised for releasing body-camera footage that shows an officer scolding two boys for having a BB gun in public.
The Columbus police released body-camera video of the encounter as a “life lesson” for young people, setting off a discussion about policing, race and gun control.
The ads, with language and imagery not typically found in even the roughest campaigns, were purchased by a critic of Jennifer Wexton, a Democrat trying to unseat the Republican incumbent.
The anger is about what it means to be Native American, and who gets to decide.
The grove of 47,000 quivering aspen trees in Utah is being diminished by mule deer, foraging cattle and human mismanagement.
President Trump said his administration has asked Turkish officials for an audio tape that they claim to have as evidence of the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist.
In Tucson, Lea Marquez Peterson was heralded as a new face for the party’s future — a conservative, Hispanic woman — but her campaign has struggled to gain traction
The United States is withdrawing from a treaty that lowered costs for Chinese companies to ship packages here, part of President Trump’s efforts to punish China.
After their libraries closed, some people were willing to approve what they had rejected before: a tax increase. “It’s every library for themselves,” one volunteer says.
The decision brings to zero the number of non-bank financial firms subject to toughened federal oversight.
The Library of Congress says it has digitized the largest collection of Theodore Roosevelt’s papers in the world.