Trump’s U.N. nominee was ‘absent’ ambassador

Ambassador Kelly Craft's frequent travel between the United States and Canada will likely be a major question mark at her confirmation hearing this week. | Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images foreign policy FAA records raise questions about…

How Rep. Eric Swalwell would tackle gun violence…

Presidential candidate Eric Swalwell promised to “restore hope in America’s cities, so people don’t resort to the lowest form of communication: violence.” | Scott Olson/Getty Images Democratic presidential hopeful Rep. Eric Swalwell on Monday stood…

Democrats want companies to disclose their climate risks…

Democratic presidential hopefuls, including Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, are proposing plans to strengthen the SEC’s climate-related disclosure requirements. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidates have a sweeping array of proposals to fight climate change,…

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The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins…

House Foreign Affairs Chairman Eliot Engel isn’t a fire-breather, but his low-profile, bipartisan strategy has secured wins for his committee's investigations into the Trump administration. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo congress The House Foreign Affairs Committee's…

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins

House Foreign Affairs Chairman Eliot Engel isn’t a fire-breather, but his low-profile, bipartisan strategy has secured wins for his committee's investigations into the Trump administration. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo congress The House Foreign Affairs Committee's…

Trump interview on ABC was a ratings bust

Despite portions of the interview making major news, ABC's special with the president came in third in its timeslot Sunday night. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo President Donald Trump’s much-teased interview with ABC was not the…

Companies plead with Trump against new China tariffs

President Donald Trump’s latest tariff target list includes nearly $190 billion of raw materials, intermediate goods or capital equipment from China used for manufacturing in the United States. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Hundreds of representatives…

Supreme Court rules in case watched for impact…

Those bracing for potential pardons by President Donald Trump of individuals convicted in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation were tracking the Terance Gamble v. U.S. case. | Alex Wong/Getty Images The Supreme Court ruled…