Minnesota Rep. Tim Walz told a local newspaper he will run for governor, a move that could leave the Democratic Party to defend his tough congressional district next year without the significant advantage of incumbency.
Minnesota Rep. Tim Walz told a local newspaper he will run for governor, a move that could leave the Democratic Party to defend his tough congressional district next year without the significant advantage of incumbency.
Republicans are significantly more likely to back last week's Central Intelligence Agency document leak when they know the information was published by WikiLeaks, a new Morning Consult/POLITICO survey shows.
Republicans are significantly more likely to back last week's Central Intelligence Agency document leak when they know the information was published by WikiLeaks, a new Morning Consult/POLITICO survey shows.
A powerful group aligned with House Speaker Paul Ryan is sending a shot across the bows of conservative Republicans who are withholding support for House GOP leaders' plan to replace President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
A powerful group aligned with House Speaker Paul Ryan is sending a shot across the bows of conservative Republicans who are withholding support for House GOP leaders' plan to replace President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
Half of Americans think it is inappropriate for journalists to cite anonymous sources in their reporting, and many think reporters are simply making up those sources.
Half of Americans think it is inappropriate for journalists to cite anonymous sources in their reporting, and many think reporters are simply making up those sources.
In the heated political climate of the past year, Facebook and Twitter have become hotbeds for partisan commentary, and a survey of thousands of adults shows that the social media platforms are less popular among those who voted for a third party in the 2016 election or didn't vote at all.
In the heated political climate of the past year, Facebook and Twitter have become hotbeds for partisan commentary, and a survey of thousands of adults shows that the social media platforms are less popular among those who voted for a third party in the 2016 election or didn't vote at all.
President Donald Trump used his first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday to pitch lawmakers on immigration reform, listing three main priorities any potential compromise should cover.
President Donald Trump used his first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday to pitch lawmakers on immigration reform, listing three main priorities any potential compromise should cover.
When Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez and Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota, its deputy chairman, showed up on stage in Washington for the first time together since last weekend's vote, the message was abundantly clear: It's time to unify.
When Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez and Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota, its deputy chairman, showed up on stage in Washington for the first time together since last weekend's vote, the message was abundantly clear: It's time to unify.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Not even a year after he canceled an appearance at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference amid Republican unease about his presence, Donald Trump, now president, was greeted Friday by loud cheers and a standing ovation.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Not even a year after he canceled an appearance at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference amid Republican unease about his presence, Donald Trump, now president, was greeted Friday by loud cheers and a standing ovation.
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Washington Brief: Gorsuch Stresses Independence From Trump; Schumer Calls for Delaying Confirmation Vote

On his second day of confirmation hearings, Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch stressed his independence from President Donald Trump. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Gorsuch’s confirmation vote should be delayed because of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s probe of alleged ties between the Russian government and Trump’s presidential campaign.

Washington Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

President Donald Trump unveiled his fiscal year 2018 budget blueprint. Along with proposed cuts to foreign aid and the Department of Energy, the proposal would roll back funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, cut funding for the National Institutes of Health and implement large cuts across the government to fund defense and security increases.

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