With Donald Trump’s rhetoric about Mexican rapists and border walls obviously on their minds, President Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto made a public show of friendship and respect Wednesday.
Congress approved a rescue package Wednesday to help Puerto Rico escape a sea of debt, tossing a lifeline to the island territory just two days before it faces default on a $2 billion bond payment.
President Obama’s pick to lead the federal personnel office won’t get a vote until the Congress cancels its special access to Obamacare health plans, Sen. David Vitter said Wednesday in a rebuke of his colleagues from the chamber floor.
The White House hit back Wednesday at Donald Trump’s criticism of President Obama’s free-trade deal with Pacific Rim nations, saying the pact is an upgrade of the much-maligned North American Free Trade Agreement of the Clinton era.
Kansas, Alabama and Georgia can demand their residents submit proof of citizenship before signing up to vote even if they’re using the federal government’s registration forms, a judge said Wednesday, delivering a win to states concerned about voter fraud.
Donald Trump’s powerful stance against trade deals and globalization has just about everybody in the political arena squirming — everybody, that is, except Mr. Trump and the blue-collar supporters he will need to win the White House in November.
Polling guru Nate Silver says Donald Trump has just a 20 percent chance of defeating Hillary Clinton in November and notes that the former first lady has a lead no candidate has blown in a generation.
In an escalation of mutual distrust among top party members, a Republican National Committee official will formally move to block House Speaker Paul D. Ryan from possibly thwarting Donald Trump’s nomination, The Washington Times has learned.
Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude E. Walker agreed Wednesday to withdraw his climate-related subpoena of ExxonMobil, a stunning reversal that delivered a blow to the Democratic-led effort to prosecute climate change dissent.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton began planning use of her secret email address even before she took office in January 2009, top aide Huma Abedin said in sworn testimony this week, raising questions about why no emails from her first few months in office were part of the set she returned to the government.
In a international summit dominated by the prospect of Donald Trump’s presidency, President Obama criticized the presumptive Republican nominee as a phony populist and told Mexicans and Canadians that Mr. Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric doesn’t represent the views of most Americans.
Donald Trump said Wednesday that his GOP primary rivals that have failed to follow through on their promise to support the party’s eventual nominee should be barred from seeking elected office again.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich might not be an active candidate for president anymore. But his team still wants supporters to know that Mr. Kasich is outperforming presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump in key battleground states.
When Republicans gather in Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena for their national convention in 18 days, they will encounter a fabulous stage with a sweeping American flag backdrop, a grand staircase and a 1,711-square-foot screen, deemed “one of the most advanced stages ever put together” by organizers who unveiled their plan during a cordial press tour Tuesday. That will be inside.
Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is illegally soliciting campaign donations from foreign nationals, according to a complaint being filed Wednesday with the Federal Election Commission.