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National Politics

Trump’s possible China tariffs send opponents scrambling

President Donald Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, with an announcement possible as early as next week. And that has industry...

Congress demands Pentagon, DOJ investigate child sex assault

The House of Representatives Armed Services Committee said it had begun its own examination of the issue.

US gets tougher on Russia; new sanctions, accusations

The Trump administration accused Moscow of an elaborate plot to penetrate America’s electric grid, factories, water supply and even air travel through cyber hacking.

Democrat clings to lead in Pa. House race; GOP eyes recount

Republicans eyed a recount and a lawsuit over perceived irregularities in a closely watched U.S. House race in Pennsylvania where Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead Wednesday in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to President Donald Trump.

Docs link Trump Org lawyer to effort to silence porn star

New documents show a second lawyer with ties to President Donald Trump was involved in legal efforts to keep adult film star Stormy Daniels from talking about her alleged affair with Trump.

Trump picks camera-proven Kudlow as top economic aide

President Donald Trump has chosen Larry Kudlow to be his top economic aide.

Race to the wire in PA: Trump embarrassment or close call?

Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone were locked in a surprisingly tight congressional election Tuesday night - election too close to call.

Trump views designs for border wall while bashing California

President Donald Trump eagerly inspected eight towering prototypes for his long-sought wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and accused California of putting “the entire nation at risk.”

Ahead of Trump wall tour, little change on US-Mexico border

The daily commute from Mexico to California farms is the same as it was before Donald Trump became president. Hundreds of Mexicans cross the...

Trump’s strong words on guns give way to political reality

Not two weeks ago, President Donald Trump wagged his finger at a Republican senator and scolded him for being “afraid of the NRA,” declaring that he would stand up to the powerful gun lobby and finally get results on quelling gun violence following last month’s Florida school shooting.