Fed is expected to raise rates while Trump presses criticism

The Federal Reserve is expected Wednesday to raise its benchmark rate for a fourth time this year despite President Trump’s repeated assertions that doing so would be a terrible idea.

Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul

The bill addresses concerns that the war on drugs has led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for nonviolent crimes.

Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul

The bill addresses concerns that the war on drugs has led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for nonviolent crimes.

Kushner credited for pushing rare bipartisan bill

Jared Kushner is being credited this week for helping to spearhead what could be the first major bipartisan legislative success of the Trump era: a first-in-a-generation criminal justice overhaul

Kushner credited for pushing rare bipartisan bill

Jared Kushner is being credited this week for helping to spearhead what could be the first major bipartisan legislative success of the Trump era: a first-in-a-generation criminal justice overhaul

Nevada becomes 1st US state with female-majority Legislature

Nevada has become the first state in the country with an overall female-majority Legislature

Nevada becomes 1st US state with female-majority Legislature

Nevada has become the first state in the country with an overall female-majority Legislature
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N.J. lawmakers grill Gov. Murphy aides over handling of sexual assault allegations

Gov. Murphy’s chief of staff told New Jersey lawmakers Tuesday that he did not tell the governor or anyone else about sexual assault allegations against a former high-ranking official because he had been advised that doing so would violate state confidentiality rules.

Democrats unable to quell internal squabble over voter data

Democratic National Committee officials and a group of state party leaders were unable Tuesday to resolve their bitter fight over how the party manages and pays for the voter data used in campaigns

Gov. Wolf frees Chester County man sentenced to 122 years on drug charges, weighs more acts of clemency

Wolf has signed off on commuting the sentence of Benny Ortega, a Chester County man who has served 22 years of a 125-to-292-year sentence for selling marijuana and cocaine.

Flynn sentencing delayed, judge tells ex-Trump adviser he couldn’t hide his ‘disgust’

Flynn pleaded guilty last year to lying to the FBI over his contact with then-Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak after the 2016 election.

Critics of criminal justice bill make final push for changes

Critics of a criminal justice bill now before the Senate are making a final push to change the legislation in a way that would likely kill its prospects

Leaders start shutdown talks after Trump eases wall threat

Senate leaders are beginning to negotiate after the White House indicated President Donald Trump is willing to avert a partial government shutdown over $5 billion in border wall funds

Exiled in the Poconos, this Turkish cleric is at the center of charges against associates of Michael Flynn

Gulen has lived in Pennsylvania for nearly 20 years, but Turkey blames him for an attempted coup in 2016 and allegedly hired Flynn and his associates to get him returned to face trial.

White House says it wants to keep government open, will find other ways to fund border wall

Sarah Sanders: "At the end of the day we don't want to shut down the government."

Trump’s safety panel seeks to revoke school discipline rules

President Donald Trump's school safety commission is proposing a rollback of Obama-era guidance that critics say discouraged schools from reporting violent students to police

Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

The Trump administration is moving forward to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms

Trump agrees to shut down his charity amid allegations he used it for personal and political benefit

The agreement with the New York attorney general comes amid an ongoing lawsuit against the charity and Trump and his three eldest children.

Eager to avoid shutdown, GOP struggles to sway president

The president has not informed his GOP allies on Capitol Hill what he might support in the impasse over his desire border wall.

Controversial ruling on health care law could face a skeptical Supreme Court — if it gets there

Even with President Trump's appointees to the high court, the majority that twice upheld the Affordable Care Act remains in place.

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