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Supreme Court Approves Trump Travel Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court passed the newest version of President Donald Trump‘s travel ban. On Monday afternoon, seven of the nine justices lifted …

Supreme Court temporarily freezes DACA document request

<b>(CNN) —</b> A divided Supreme Court agreed 5-4 on Friday to temporarily put on hold a lower court order requiring the government to turn over documents related to its decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.<p>The program is an Obama-era policy that defers deportation for …

Melania Trump and Karen Pence to visit Texas storm victims

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> On Wednesday morning, first lady Melania Trump will make a return visit to Texas, accompanied by second lady Karen Pence, according to the White House.<p>Landing in Corpus Christi, Trump and Pence are scheduled to get an update on recovery efforts in the region, which in August was …

Trump's 41 most eye-popping lines from his Pensacola speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump was in Pensacola, Florida, on Friday night to rally support in advance of the Alabama special election between Roy Moore and Doug Jones on Tuesday.<p>Why was he in Florida rather than Alabama, you ask? Because the White House had previously said Trump wouldn't be going …

Donald Trump

Trump deputy national security adviser is leaving White House

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Dina Powell, deputy national security adviser to President Donald Trump, plans to leave the White House after the President's first year in office, multiple senior administration officials confirm to CNN.<p>Powell, a Cairo-born, Dallas-raised former executive at Goldman Sachs, first …

Accuser's confidante: Trent Franks offered $5M for surrogacy

<b>(CNN) —</b> The head of a prominent conservative group was present last week when a woman who has accused Rep. Trent Franks of asking her to be a surrogate for his child in exchange for $5 million detailed her allegations to House Speaker Paul Ryan's staff.<p>Andrea Lafferty, president of the Traditional …

Exclusive: Previously undisclosed emails show follow-up after Trump Tower meeting

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The British publicist who arranged the June 2016 meeting with Russians and Donald Trump Jr. sent multiple emails to a Russian participant and a member of Donald Trump's inner circle later that summer, multiple sources told CNN, the first indication there was any follow-up after …

Where Congress stands on GOP tax plan, shutdown

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican leaders in Congress are charging toward the end of the year with two major goals in mind: Passing a landmark overhaul of the US tax system and keeping the federal government running.<p>Here's where congressional leaders have left those two goals going into the weekend:<p>What about the …

Trump aides considered new Twitter rules after troublesome Flynn tweet

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's tweet last weekend about fired national security adviser Michael Flynn sparked consideration among the President's staff of imposing new rules on how messages are posted on his social media accounts amid consternation by his aides and lawyers, according to sources …

Haley on Trump accusers: 'We should all be willing to listen to them'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday that any women who speak up about inappropriate sexual behavior "should be heard," including President Donald Trump's accusers.<p>Speaking on CBS's "Face the Nation," Haley was asked by moderator John Dickerson about the …

Atlantic editor: ‘Mistakes are precisely the reason that people should trust the media’

David Frum, an editor for The Atlantic and former speechwriter for President George W. Bush, said the media’s recent reporting mistakes are exactly …

Collins: I haven't decided on tax vote

Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsTrump escalates attacks on Mueller probe GOP senator: 'Is anybody even paying attention anymore' to Trump's …

Dems push for stricter antitrust rules amid merger boom

Democrats are ramping up their attacks on major corporate mergers after a series of mega-deals from corporate giants.<p>But Democrats aren’t just taking …

Dem rep fires back at Trump: The 'stain' here is your effort to undermine free speech

Rep. Tim RyanTimothy (Tim) John RyanMichigan lawmaker wants seat for Midwest at Dem leadership table Warren, Ocasio-Cortez added to Netroots Nation …

NFL players continue anthem protests in Week 14

At least 16 NFL players protested during the national anthem prior to Sunday’s games, The Associated Press reported.<p>San Francisco 49ers players Eric …

Media mistakes intensify debate over 'fake news'

Media outlets have remained under fire for several days amid a debate over journalism in an age when President TrumpDonald John TrumpPastor at Trump …

Doug Jones to robocall GOP Sen. Shelby's slam on Moore

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alabama Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones' campaign will roll out a statewide robocall on Monday quoting Republican Sen. Richard Shelby's emphatic criticisms of Republican candidate Roy Moore in a CNN interview Sunday, a senior campaign official has told the network.<p>Shelby said on …

The #metoo movement comes to Washington

<b>(CNN) —</b> Looking back, historians may view this week as the week where the #metoo movement fully landed in political Washington.<p>Consider what has happened in the last week alone (in reverse chronological order):<p>* Arizona Rep. Trent Franks (R) is resigning from Congress, as the House Ethics Committee …

Trump recorded robocall for Roy Moore

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump recorded a robocall for Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, claiming all progress will be "stopped cold" if his Democratic opponent, Doug Jones, is elected in Tuesday's special election.<p>The call stresses the need for Moore's vote in the Senate …

Congress moves government shutdown deadline two weeks later

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The prognosis to avert a government shutdown looks promising for now as the House and the Senate voted Thursday for a short-term spending bill to keep the federal government running for another two weeks.<p>But all eyes will be on the White House, where President Donald Trump and …

Supreme Court weighs privacy rights in digital age in pivotal cellphone case

WASHINGTON — Timothy Carpenter's mistake in the armed robberies of cellphone stores in Michigan and Ohio may have been his decision to carry a cellphone.<p>To obtain Carpenter's conviction and lengthy prison sentence, police relied on data obtained without a warrant from wireless carriers revealing …

Feds issue 4,000 orders to seize guns from people who failed background checks

WASHINGTON— Federal authorities sought to take back guns from thousands of people the background check system should have blocked from buying weapons because they had criminal records, mental health issues or other problems that would disqualify them.<p>A USA TODAY review found that the FBI issued …

Supreme Court seems divided in case of baker who refused to create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple

By Robert Barnes and<p>Robert Barnes<p>Reporter covering the U.S. Supreme Court<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Ann E. Marimow<p>The Supreme Court seemed closely divided Tuesday over whether the First Amendment protects a Colorado baker from creating a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, with Justice Anthony M. Kennedy …

Civil Rights

Poll: Two-thirds of millennials prefer Democratic control of Congress

A majority of millennial voters hope to see Democrats take control of both congressional chambers in next year’s midterm elections, according to a …

Minnesota's voter dress code unconstitutional?

The United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) will hear arguments over Minnesota's controversial dress code for voters.<p>Minnesota has a law that bans any …

Chamber of Commerce

House gavel with impeachment power up for grabs

The House Judiciary Committee is losing its chairman next year, creating an unusually wide-open race for one of the most powerful gavels in …

Roy Moore in 2011: Getting rid of amendments after 10th would 'eliminate many problems'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore appeared on a conspiracy-driven radio show twice in 2011, where he told the hosts in an interview that getting rid of constitutional amendments after the Tenth Amendment would 'eliminate many problems' in the way the US government is …

Roy Moore

Ethics panel denied details on lawmakers accused of harassment

Members of Congress voiced frustration Thursday that they remain in the dark about exactly how many of their colleagues have been accused of sexual …

Sexual Harassment

Trump draws protests while honoring civil rights heroes

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump has honored figures of the civil rights movement, some famous, some not, at a ceremony that exposed …