Diverse group of newly elected women in Congress bond over common status, goals

(WASHINGTON) -- The group of newly elected, female, progressive Democrats who represent historical firsts in Congress has been frequently seen together on the Hill and in pictures posted to social media, including in a photo that Alexandria Ocasio-Co... Read More

Papadopoulos launches late bid to delay looming prison term

(WASHINGTON) -- He’s pleaded guilty and been sentenced to prison, but former Donald Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos is not quite ready to give up the fight.

With a new team of lawyers, the man once derided as a campaign “co... Read More

Nancy Pelosi huddles with potential rival in House speaker race

(WASHINGTON) --  House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi met Friday with a prominent House Democrat considering challenging her for the speaker’s gavel, as she continued to confer with incoming Democrats and court votes for speaker.

Pelo... Read More

Stacey Abrams calls Brian Kemp the 'victor' in Georgia's governor's race

(ATLANTA) -- Stacey Abrams, a leader in the Georgia Democratic party locked in a tumultuous election stained by lawsuits and allegations of voter suppression, said Friday she is acknowledging Republican Brian Kemp as the "victor" in the race to be Ge... Read More

There are dozens of sealed criminal indictments on the DC docket. Are they from Mueller?

(WASHINGTON) -- More than three dozen sealed criminal indictments have been added to the federal court docket in Washington, D.C. since the start of 2018.

Sealed criminal court files are assigned a case number, but do not indicate the identity... Read More

Trump awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Babe Ruth, Elvis Presley

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom – the nation's' highest civilian honor – to seven Americans Friday, including the “King” and the “Sultan of Swat,” in a ceremony at t... Read More

Ohio becomes latest state to try to pass 'heartbeat' abortion ban

(WASHINGTON) -- A bill that bans abortions relatively early in a pregnancy is making its way through the legislative process in Ohio after being passed in the state’s House of Representatives.

So-called "heartbeat bills" ban abortions af... Read More

Trump says he'll nominate acting EPA chief Andrew Wheeler to be permanent

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump signaled plans to nominate Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler as the permanent EPA administrator at a White House event on Friday.

"Acting administrator who I will tell you is going to be made perman... Read More

Trump says he's finished answering Mueller's questions, but hasn't submitted them yet

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said Friday he has finished his written answers to special counsel Robert Mueller for the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, but told reporters he has yet to submit the answers to Muel... Read More

Twitter lights up after journalist comments on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's outfit

(WASHINGTON) -- The newly-elected youngest member of Congress is teaching D.C. a thing or two about the Twitterverse.

Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's clothing choice became the subject of a controversial tweet, which then sp... Read More

White House must restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press pass, judge rules

(WASHINGTON) -- A federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump White House to immediately restore the press pass of CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta as the case progresses after the network filed a lawsuit suit claiming that revoking it vi... Read More

Betsy DeVos pitches new protections for students accused of sexual assault

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration on Friday proposed new guidelines for schools dealing with sexual assault and harassment allegations that would make it harder for students to prove misconduct and offer greater protections for those accused o... Read More

President Trump will visit California to meet wildfire victims

(WASHINGTON) -- Days after threatening to withhold federal funds from California as it battles deadly wildfires, President Donald Trump will be making a visit to the state to visit some of the people affected, the White House announced.

Li... Read More

Trump met with legal team over three days to discuss responses to Mueller’s questions: Sources

(WASHINGTON) -- Over three days this week, President Donald Trump met with his legal team to discuss his written responses to special counsel Robert Mueller’s questions, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News.

The questions cente... Read More