Macron's strong finish in the French elections shows populist surge may fade
BERLIN — In this era of fiery populism and muscular anti-globalist forces, politicians across Europe are suddenly discovering an electoral surprise. It might actually pay to embrace the European Union. The top finisher in the first round of the French ...
France's Voters Keep Hope for Europe Alive
French elections: Wall Street joins European relief rally
Meet the man who could become France's youngest president
New York Times
The Spending Bill Was Supposed to Be Easy. Then Trump Intervened.
New York Times
Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, left, the majority leader, at the Capitol on Monday. Even many Republicans are reluctant to pay for the wall at the Mexican border that President Trump has proposed. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times.
Democrats propose more border security money to avoid funding standoff
Border wall, health care jeopardize bill days from shutdown
This week: Congress returns to government shutdown fight
State Department website touts glittering history of Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate
A State Department website that promotes travel to the United States included an article this month about the history and lavish furnishings of President Trump's privately-owned Florida resort club Mar-a-Lago, opening questions about whether the ...
State Department Posts on Trump's Mar-a-Lago Raises Ethics Concern
CNN's Tapper: US 'shamelessly' advertising Trump's businesses
State Department, US embassies promoting Trump's Mar-a-Lago
In Chicago, Obama tells young leaders that 'special interests dominate the debates in Washington'
CHICAGO — In his first public appearance since leaving the White House in January, former president Barack Obama told young leaders here Monday that “special interests dominate the debates in Washington” and that getting involved in their communities ...
Obama Steps Back Into Public Life, Trying to Avoid One Word: Trump
Obama returns — and avoids Trump
Obama made his return after leaving the White House, and he didn't wear a tie
Los Angeles Times
Republican students sue to allow Ann Coulter's speech this week at UC Berkeley
Los Angeles Times
A UC Berkeley student group on Monday filed a lawsuit demanding that the university allow conservative pundit Ann Coulter to speak on campus Thursday as originally planned. Citing unspecified threats, administrators had rescheduled Coulter's appearance ...
Dear Berkeley: Even Ann Coulter deserves free speech
Conservatives Groups Sue Berkeley Over Ann Coulter Cancellation
Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuit
Trump administration full of mixed messages ahead of shutdown fight
(CNN) Less than a week before the federal government is scheduled to shut down absent a funding bill, the White House's battle lines remain fuzzy. That's because, in part, President Donald Trump's top aides sent mixed signals over the weekend about how ...
Trump's first 100 days according to the group that matters most: 'Many people'
First 100 Days
Trump's learning curve collides with campaign hype
Senate staff perplexed by unusual White House private briefing on North Korea
The White House announced Monday that it would host an unusual private briefing on North Korea for the entire Senate, prompting questions from lawmakers about whether the Trump administration intends to use the event as a photo op ahead of its 100-day ...
North Korea nuclear: White House calls Senate to briefing
Entire US Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing
The Latest: Group decries the way statues are being removed
NEW ORLEANS — The Latest on removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans. (all times local):. 10:30 a.m.. A group opposing the removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans says the process has been flawed from the start and that it lacks ...
New Orleans Begins Removing Confederate Monuments, Under Police Guard
Removal of the first of four New Orleans Confederate monuments begins with Liberty Place
City of New Orleans Begins Removal of Divisive Confederate Statues Commemorating “Cult of the Lost Cause”
This poll number should scare Democrats
(CNN) There's lots of bad poll numbers out there for President Donald Trump these days. He has historically low job approval ratings, and nearly 6 in 10 voters believe he lacks the judgment or personality to be an effective president, according to a ...
Bernie Sanders Defends Campaigning For Anti-Abortion Rights Democrat
Omaha Mayoral Candidate Under Fire For Anti-Choice Past Vows To Protect Reproductive Rights
Democratic Party Draws A Line In The Sand On Abortion Rights
Senate confirms Perdue as agriculture secretary
Former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue was confirmed Monday as secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, bringing into President Trump's cabinet an experienced politician with deep support among agricultural interests. Perdue faced few obstacles ...
Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary