National Politics

Iowa GOP lawmakers drop 'fetal heartbeat' abortion bill

Iowa Republican lawmakers have dropped plans for what would have been among the nation's toughest abortion restrictions, retreating only a day after the proposal was announced.House GOP lawmakers announced Wednesday they removed language from a bill that called for a…

Who President Trump follows on Twitter

President Donald Trump follows only 43 people on Twitter. ������Here's a look at some of those who show up on his feed.

Rick Perry confirmed as energy secretary

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been confirmed by the Senate as secretary of energy, according to reports from The Associated Press and USA Today.

Trump delivers first speech to Congress

President Donald Trump opened his first address to Congress Tuesday by condemning the recent spate of threats against Jewish community centers, vandalism at Jewish cemeteries and the shooting of two Indian men in Kansas.

Conservatives gather for CPAC 2017

The Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, will be held February 22-25, 2017, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.  

A history of presidential firsts

The history of the American presidency is full of firsts -- from groundbreaking to the just plain goofy. In honor of Presidents Day, here are just a few.

Senate confirms Tom Price for HHS post

In a middle-of-the-night vote, the Senate confirmed Rep. Tom Price to be the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.