Trump 2020: Be Very Afraid

Report: States Shouldn't Bank On Marijuana Tax…

A new report warns state lawmakers considering legalizing weed that tax revenue is unpredictable and to budget wisely.

U.S. Plans To Extend License For Some…

The Trump administration placed Huawei on a trade blacklist earlier this year.

More eurozone stimulus expected after inflation…

Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone was lower in July than anticipated, bolstering expectations that the European Central Bank will provide another shot of stimulus to the single currency bloc next month

After Amash dumped Trump, his district may do…

Justin Amash left the Republican Party over his opposition to President Donald Trump and Democrats are celebrating

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Appeals Court Blocks Tough Asylum Rules — But…

The court issued a decision that allows tough asylum restrictions to apply — except in California and Arizona.

U.S. Issues Warrant To Seize Iranian Tanker Held…

Gibraltar's chief minister allowed the release of the tanker because he was "satisfied that the oil tanker is no longer heading for Syria."

UK prime minister under pressure to recall Parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under increasing pressure to recall Parliament after leaked government documents warned of widespread shortages and border delays if the U.K. leaves the European Union without a withdrawal agreement

Trump dismisses worries of recession, says…

Trump dismissed concerns of recession, offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week's steep drop in the financial markets

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib Cancels Trip To The West…

In a tweet Friday morning, Rep. Tlaib said she would not allow Israel to make her "bow down" to its "oppressive & racist policies."

Philadelphia Mayor Vows Action On Guns, But State…

Mayor Jim Kenney says if federal and state lawmakers won't pass gun restrictions, he will. But Pennsylvania law may stop him.

Omar, Tlaib host news conference on travel restrictions

U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are hosting a news conference on travel restrictions to Israel and Palestine, after they were denied entry into Israel

Kathleen Blanco: Louisiana gov brought down by…

Kathleen Blanco, the ex-Louisiana governor who still called her life 'charmed' despite her political downfall from Hurricane Katrina and a subsequent battle with cancer, has died at 76

More States Sue Trump Administration Over 'Public…

A handful of states, including California and Pennsylvania, have sued the Trump administration over its new "public charge" rule.

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Trump Expected To Meet With Security Officials On…

Negotiators have been working on the U.S.-Taliban peace plan for months.

Trump 'Doesn't Believe' Fox News Poll Results

A Fox News poll showing President Trump behind the four leading Democratic candidates is evidence that there is something wrong with Fox News, according to the president. Trump, formerly very cozy with the network, slammed Fox over the poll results Sunday, saying he simply doesn't believe them, the Hill reports....

Planned book by Mark Halperin faces widespread…

A reported book deal for Mark Halperin, the "Game Change" co-author and political commentator who has faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is being greeted with widespread outrage

House Judiciary Committee Will Return Early To…

Chairman Jerry Nadler said his committee will return to Washington Sept. 4.

ICE Says Mississippi Companies Knowingly Hired…

According to the affidavits, immigration officials believe Mississippi companies "willfully and unlawfully" employed undocumented immigrants.

Today in History - Monday, August 19 2019

AP Exclusive: US talks secretly to Venezuela…

AP Exclusive: A senior administration official says the U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela's socialist party boss

Trump Administration Asks Congress To Reauthorize…

Departing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats sent a letter to lawmakers Thursday asking them to permanently reauthorize the USA Freedom Act.

Eliminating Racial Disparity in Maternal Mortality

The CDC found black moms are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related issue than white moms.

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Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to…

The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy tool to an extent unseen in decades, or perhaps ever

Iranian tanker sought by US heads to unknown…

An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization lifted its anchor and begun moving away from Gibraltar late on Sunday

Advocates Drop Effort To Put Missouri Abortion…

The law bans most abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy.