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  • Sanders and new Democratic star Ocasio-Cortez wade into GOP-heavy Kansas

    Sanders and new Democratic star Ocasio-Cortez wade into GOP-heavy Kansas

    The new face of an emerging democratic socialist movement joined its patriarch in the most unlikely place Friday, calling on Kansans unhappy with the direction of the country to get off the sidelines in a pivotal Republican-held congressional district. "We know that people in Kansas, just like...

  • Pelosi: Putin isn't welcome in Congress

    Pelosi: Putin isn't welcome in Congress

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Friday rejected the possibility that Russian President Vladimir Putin might address the U.S. Congress, describing the Russian leader as a "tyrant" and calling it "beyond belief" that President Donald Trump would invite him to Washington. "Putin's...

  • White House invites Putin to Washington for fall meeting

    White House invites Putin to Washington for fall meeting

    Unbowed by criticism over his Helsinki summit, President Donald Trump extended an invitation to Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in Washington in the fall, the White House said Thursday. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Twitter that Trump had asked National Security Adviser...

  • Trump's nominee for consumer protection bureau grilled by Senate Democrats

    Trump's nominee for consumer protection bureau grilled by Senate Democrats

    Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, repeatedly dodged questions from Senate Democrats on Thursday about issues facing the watchdog agency and her involvement in the administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy. Kraninger, a...

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