Politics

Late-night host Kimmel holds son, pleads for health care

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show after a week off for the boy's heart surgery. Kimmel was crying from the first moment of his monologue Monday night as he…

Bi-Pawtisan "Howliday Party" on Capitol Hill

It's one of the hottest Christmas parties in the Nation's Capitol. On December 11, the halls of capitol hill were abuzz with holiday spirit. The beloved furry friends of House members and staffers dressed up in their most festive…

Final push for Moore and Jones in Alabama Senate race

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Democrats see Tuesday's special Senate election as a chance to renounce a history littered with politicians whose race-baiting, bombast and other baggage have long soiled the state's reputation beyond its borders. Many Republicans see the…

Pence And Abbas Won't Meet, VP Office Confirms

(CNN) - Vice president Mike Pence will not meet with Palestinian authority president Mahmoud Abbas during Pence's Middle Eastern trip. Pence's office confirmed that they were notified of the decision on Sunday. On Saturday, the Palestinian foreign minister said their…

Trump Signs 2-week Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and keep the federal government running through Dec. 22. The president signed the two-week spending measure in private at the White House after…

Franken announces resignation from Senate amid allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken announced Thursday he will resign from Congress in the coming weeks following a wave of sexual misconduct allegations and the collapse of support from his Democratic colleagues, a swift political fall for a…

Trump Declares Jerusalem Israeli Capital, Smashing US Policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump shattered decades of unwavering U.S. neutrality on Jerusalem Wednesday, declaring the sorely divided holy city as Israel's capital and sparking frustrated Palestinians to cry out that he had destroyed already-fragile Mideast hopes for peace.…

Handmaids Greet Roy Moore Campaign in Alabama

  Former White House Strategist Steve Bannon campaigned Tuesday night for Republican Senate Candiate Roy Moore. The campaign rally took place in Fairhope, Alabama. A group of women showed up dressed as Handmaid's. They were escorted…

GOP leaders now backing Moore, despite allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders in Washington are coming to grips with the possibility — perhaps even probability — that Alabama's Roy Moore will win his special election next Tuesday and join them in the capital. Looking past allegations of…