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February 23, 2019 - 3:20 pm
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe confirms in a series of interviews that a counter intelligence investigation into President Trump was opened after the firing of James Comey. Former Justice Department prosecutor James Trusty reacts. Watch the latest video at
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February 22, 2019 - 11:07 pm
Special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation is not expected to be delivered to the Justice Department next week, a senior department official told The Associated Press on Friday. The official could not discuss the matter publicly and spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity...
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February 22, 2019 - 4:09 am
Speaker Nancy Pelosi urges House lawmakers to join her effort to shut down the president's national emergency declaration; reaction from California Congressman Devin Nunes, ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Watch the latest video at
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February 21, 2019 - 8:42 pm
Skeptics claim the massive climate change manifesto, with its wealth redistribution and restructuring of the economy, was a tip off to an unspoken agenda; Doug McKelway reports. Watch the latest video at
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, leaves Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. The Senate intelligence committee will interview Cohen behind closed doors on Feb. 26, according to a person familiar with the matter. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 21, 2019 - 5:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, visited the Senate intelligence committee's offices on Thursday, meeting with his lawyers in preparation for three days of congressional testimony next week. Cohen and one of his lawyers, Lanny Davis, each declined to say why...
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February 21, 2019 - 9:32 am
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appears to be ruling out a Kansas Senate race in 2020. Pompeo, who represented Kansas' 4th Congressional District from 2011 to 2017, says he'll serve as secretary of state as long as President Donald Trump wants him to. Pompeo was asked on NBC's "Today" show Thursday...
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February 20, 2019 - 8:48 pm
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's election is credited by some to have created a national buzz about a possible shift to the left in state politics. But many Republicans remain unimpressed and feel little pressure to take up her big initiatives. Many lawmakers in the Legislature have yet to hold committee...
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February 19, 2019 - 10:38 pm
Self-described Democratic socialists like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are pushing the Democratic agenda further and further to the left; reaction from senior adviser for Trump 2020 Lara Trump. Watch the latest video at
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, the 2018 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, makes his concession speech at his election night party in El Paso, Texas. When Donald Trump visited O'Rourke's hometown to argue that walling off the southern border makes the U.S. safer, the former Democratic congressman and possible 2020 presidential hopeful was ready. As the president filled an El Paso arena with supporters, O'Rourke helped lead thousands of his own on a protest march past the barrier of barbed-wire topped fencing and towering metal slats that separates El Paso from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
February 19, 2019 - 4:32 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke said Tuesday that he hasn't ruled out being a 2020 vice presidential candidate — even as he plans to decide in the next 10 days if he'll seek the presidency. Answering a question in Spanish about the possibility of being another candidate's running mate, the...
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February 19, 2019 - 10:09 am
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday that he is running for president in 2020. "Our campaign is not only about defeating Donald Trump," the 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist said in an email to...
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