WASHINGTON—Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday heard directly from a group of former campaign staffers who said they faced sexual harassment and discrimination during his 2016 presidential campaign.
Federal prosecutors are pursuing a criminal investigation of China’s Huawei Technologies Co. for allegedly stealing trade secrets from U.S. business partners, including technology used by T-Mobile US to
WASHINGTON—The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee said Wednesday that the Trump administration’s trade negotiations may be delayed as a result of the partial government shutdown, which is now on
WASHINGTON—An all-star roster of former Federal Reserve leaders and White House economic advisers are signing on to a new statement in support of a carbon tax on businesses that sends the revenue to U.S.
A bombing in Syria claimed by Islamic State killed at least four Americans on Wednesday, the Pentagon said, hardening divisions in Washington over President Trump’s plan to withdraw troops from the country.
The U.S. and Russia failed to made headway in talks this week on a 1987 treaty banning ground-based intermediate-range missiles, leaving one of the last arms-control accords between the two countries the
WASHINGTON—A lawsuit aimed at making it easier for property owners to challenge land-use regulations returned Wednesday to the Supreme Court, which held a second argument in the case for Justice Brett
WASHINGTON—A watchdog report released Wednesday said the General Services Administration improperly ignored a constitutional provision when it was reviewing whether to allow the Trump International Hotel
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Coast Guard conducts armed maritime patrols, inspects freight in Afghanistan and trains allied navies. But unlike the U.S. Army, Navy and Marine Corps, its 40,000 active-duty servicemembers
WASHINGTON—Some taxpayers who didn’t have enough money withheld from their paychecks last year won a reprieve Wednesday from the Internal Revenue Service. The tax agency said it would waive penalties some
WASHINGTON—President Trump’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency told a Senate committee Wednesday that he would continue to push the White House’s deregulatory agenda and to issue rules
WASHINGTON—House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged President Trump to delay his State of the Union address—or deliver it in writing—saying unfunded security agencies weren’t equipped to protect the speech during
WASHINGTON—House Democrats plan to target White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney over his previous role as the Trump administration’s temporary head of a federal consumer finance agency, a Democratic
William Barr’s vision of law and order was forged at the height of the 1990s crack epidemic, when the consensus in Washington was that long mandatory prison sentences were the best way to fight crime.
WASHINGTON—The partial government shutdown has matched the longest in modern U.S. history, an impasse of 21 days under President Bill Clinton. With no end in sight, the current shutdown entered its 22nd
The Trump administration is readying guidance that could let states remodel their Medicaid programs to more closely resemble block grant proposals favored by Republicans during their failed effort to the
WASHINGTON—A U.S. Navy veteran who has been jailed in Iran on undisclosed charges suffers from cancer and may die without access to medical care, according to his mother, who pleaded for his release in
WASHINGTON—New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is closing in on announcing a 2020 presidential campaign, signing up key staff members and planning her first trip to Iowa, according to people familiar
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commerce Department are investigating Boeing Co.’s relationship with a satellite startup backed by a Chinese government-owned firm, following an article
A sprawling tent city used to house unaccompanied migrant children has been closed after a policy change by the Trump administration made it easier to place children with sponsors in the U.S. The tent
WASHINGTON—Tens of thousands of workers affected by the government shutdown have applied for emergency loans and requested delays in mortgage payments, as many of them on Friday missed their first paycheck.
The Trump Organization has hired a lawyer who formerly worked in the White House Counsel’s Office to handle the expected onslaught of investigations from House Democrats, according to people familiar the
WASHINGTON—The Navy is planning to expand its role in the Arctic as climate change opens up more ocean waterways and the U.S. vies with great-power rivals Russia and China for influence in the far north.
WASHINGTON—National Security Adviser John Bolton named former defense contracting executive and Reagan administration official Charles Kupperman as deputy national security adviser on Friday. Mr. Kupperman
WASHINGTON—Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will miss another week of Supreme Court proceedings but her recovery from cancer treatment is on track and there is no sign of any remaining disease, the court said
WASHINGTON—The partial government shutdown, now three weeks long, would become the longest in history tomorrow. And it may extend for weeks to come. President Trump’s aides have started preparations for
Capital Journal: Shutdown's 21st Day; Scenarios That Could End Stalemate; Trump's Emergency Decision
This is the web version of the WSJ’s Capital Journal newsletter. You can see the newsletter here and sign up for daily delivery here. Shutdown: The partial government shutdown enters day 21. Federal employees
Democratic-led states and cities are moving swiftly to push expanded public health-care proposals following their November midterm victories, drawing criticism from some Republicans and spurring debate
The U.S. military is moving ahead with its plans to withdraw all troops from Syria, in keeping with a White House directive in December, even though a U.S.-Turkey rift appears likely to delay the pullout,