Rosenstein survives latest clash with Congress

By handing over the Comey memos, the man overseeing the Mueller probe has soothed his sharpest critics — for now.

Democrats, activists slam changes to State Dept. rights report

The changes include dropping use of ‘occupied’ to refer to Palestinian-claimed land and trimming sections on women’s access to abortion.

McConnell aims to reshape courts in case Senate flips

The Kentucky Republican is prioritizing confirmation of conservative judges in what may be his final months as majority leader.

Kamala Harris’ rapid rise confounds California

First-term senator is popular but remains something of a mystery to state voters.

How Rand Paul could still stop Pompeo

The Kentucky libertarian crosses Trump even after the president heaped praise on him.

Kushner’s prison-reform push hits bipartisan resistance

The son-in-law of President Donald Trump is pressing for a criminal justice bill that’s narrower than a bipartisan one that has stalled in Congress.

Freedom Caucus seeks to make McCarthy pay

The conservative group is likely to need some concessions if the California Republican is to succeed Paul Ryan as speaker.

Dems hedge on Pompeo’s fate

Key Senate Democrats — including Chuck Schumer — are still undecided on the secretary of state nominee.

GOP fears rise over West Virginia Senate fiasco

First Roy Moore, now Don Blankenship. Washington Republicans are worried about another potential GOP Senate nominee, this time in West Virginia.

McConnell dismisses GOP efforts to protect Mueller

The Senate majority leader also rebuffed proposals to authorize war and slash federal spending.

Crowley prepares to pounce if Pelosi falls short

The Queens party boss is positioning himself to take over the House Democratic Caucus whether the party wins or loses in November.

Crowley prepares to pounce if Pelosi falls short

The Queens party boss is positioning himself to take over the House Democratic Caucus whether the party wins or loses in November.