Government and Politics

Published on June 18, 2020 - Page 4
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump “pleaded” with China’s Xi Jinping during a 2019 summit to help his reelection prospects, according to a scathing...
Published on June 18, 2020 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —Senate Republicans unveiled proposed changes to police procedures and accountability Wednesday, countering Democrats’ far-reaching...
Published on June 17, 2020 - Page 4
WASHINGTON — Following weeks of national protests since the death of George Floyd, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday he said...
Published on June 16, 2020 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination in...
Published on June 14, 2020 - Page 5
In the lake country 200 miles northwest of Detroit, hundreds danced, prayed and demanded racial justice in Cadillac, a Michigan town that was long...
Published on June 14, 2020 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) — At a time of national crises, the Senate has been able to come together on a topic both parties celebrate: the great outdoors....
Published on June 12, 2020 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —Venturing into a new priority, Senate Republicans are quickly compiling a package of policing changes after George Floyd’s death. It...
Published on June 9, 2020 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —Protesters are pushing to “defund the police” over the death of George Floyd and other black Americans killed by law enforcement....
Published on June 8, 2020 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) —Democrats are proposing to overhaul legal protections for police, create a national database of excessive-force episodes and ban...
Published on June 5, 2020 - Page 8
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Navy veteran whose family said his only crime was falling in love left Iran on Thursday after nearly two years of detention...
Published on June 4, 2020 - Page 5
WASHINGTON — Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told lawmakers Wednesday that he would not have approved an FBI surveillance application...
Published on June 3, 2020 - Page 8
WASHINGTON (AP) —Rahul Dubey had some unexpected guests Monday night — about 60 in all — as a tense nation’s capital continued to grapple with the...
Published on May 29, 2020 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) —House Democrats are calling on the Trump administration to provide records related to the purchase of ventilators from Russia,...
Published on May 23, 2020 - Page 15
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — One thing is clear in the complicated, sometimes contradictory and often chaotic story of Tara Reade: Her life hasn’t...
Published on May 22, 2020 - Page 5
WASHINGTON — Tributes from former first families rolled in Thursday in response to the news a man who was a fixture in the White House under 11...
Published on May 17, 2020 - Page 6
ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Biden and the Democratic National Committee have expanded their fundraising agreement to include 26 state parties as Democrats...
Published on May 15, 2020 - Page 9
WASHINGTON (AP) —Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday branded House Democrats’ $3 trillion economic relief bill a “totally unserious...
Published on May 14, 2020 - Page 9
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republicans are launching a broad election-year attack on the foundation of the Russia investigation,...
Published on May 10, 2020 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as an “absolute...
Published on May 7, 2020 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —Some senators say they’d like lawmakers to be tested for the coronavirus, just days after congressional leaders declined an offer of...
Published on May 6, 2020 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly partisan debate unfolding on whether more Americans should cast their votes through the mail during a pandemic is...
Published on May 4, 2020 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) — Anxious to spur an economic recovery without risking lives, President Donald Trump on Sunday insisted that “you can satisfy both” —...
Published on May 3, 2020 - Page 4
WASHINGTON —Weighing the risks, the Senate will reopen on Monday as the coronavirus crisis rages and the House stays shuttered, an approach that...
Published on May 2, 2020 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Friday emphatically denied all egations from a former Senate staffer that he sexually...
Published on May 1, 2020 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump voiced strong support Thursday for his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, raising speculation a...
Published on April 26, 2020 - Page 3
ATLANTA (AP) — As more states push to reopen their economies, many are falling short on one of the federal government’s essential criteria for doing...
Published on April 24, 2020 - Page 8
HARRISBURG (AP) —With legions out of work, Republicans across battleground states are trying to lay blame for the economic wreckage of the...
Published on April 22, 2020 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump announced what he described as a “temporary suspension of immigration into the United States” on Tuesday. But...
Published on April 22, 2020 - Page 14
Companies with thousands of employees, past penalties from government investigations and risks of financial failure even before the coronavirus...
Published on April 17, 2020 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has issued new guidelines for states, individuals and employers on how to gradually revive activity and...