Violence Against US Politicians and Diplomats Fast Facts
Facts from CNN about violence against US politicians and diplomats throughout history.
History of measuring presidents' first 100 days
The first 100 days of a two-term presidency amount to about 3% of an eight-year span, but for decades the opening stretch of an administration has become the barometer of a
National parks: Roots of 'America's best idea'
The National Park Service wasn't created until 1916. CNN celebrates parks such as Yellowstone, Yosemite and Rainier that were formed before the service.
GOP ads compare vulnerable Senate Dems to Elizabeth Warren
Senate Republicans have found a unifying figure to rally around in their fight to maintain and possibly increase their power in the chamber in 2018. It's not President Donald
Senators: United Airlines too slow to provide answers
The bipartisan group of senators seeking answers after a passenger was forcibly dragged from a United Airlines flight now say the airline is dragging its feet.
DC pot activists arrested at 4/20 Capitol Hill protest
Capitol Police arrested several people Thursday at a DC marijuana giveaway a short walk from the Capitol building, highlighting the divide between national and local drug laws.
Alabama to hold special election for Senate seat
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has set dates for a special election to fill the seat left vacant when Jeff Sessions became US attorney general.
Government denies misconduct in Schock probe
Federal prosecutors are denying any misconduct in response to former Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock's claim that the FBI used one of his staff members to secretly record conversations
Florida state Senator apologizes for using the n-word in front of black lawmakers
Troubles for Republican Sen. Frank Artiles began after reports surfaced that he had used the n-word and cursed at a fellow senator.
Chaffetz says he's not running for re-election
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Utah Republican and chairman of the House's powerful oversight committee, will not seek re-election to Congress, he announced Wednesday.
Ernst wishes Trump spent less time at Mar-a-Lago
At an Iowa town hall on Tuesday, Sen. Joni Ernst said Trump should spend more time in Washington, D.C. than his Florida resort.
1 killed in Capitol Hill tree-branch accident
A tree branch fell on Capitol grounds Tuesday morning and struck a man, who later died.
The biggest mistake about the Georgia special election
In terms of predicting what will happen in the 2018 midterms, Tuesday's contest in Georgia really means very little, Julian Zelizer writes.
Dem hopeful dismisses questions about residency
Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff shrugged off questions Tuesday about his inability to vote for himself in a Georgia election, telling CNN's Alisyn Camerota his
Stakes high for Trump, Democrats in Georgia House race
The eyes of the political world are on Atlanta's northern suburbs Tuesday as voters go to the polls in a special election that's about much more than the House seat up for grabs.
Ben Cardin: We don't know if Trump knows what his North Korea policy is
The top Democrat on the Senate foreign relations committee on Monday implored President Donald Trump to prove he has an effective policy in mind on North Korea.
People really don't like Paul Ryan. But why?
House Speaker Paul Ryan is the least popular person to hold that job in a very long time, according to a new poll conducted by the Pew Research Center.
Heller faces angry constituents at town hall
Sen. Dean Heller got the yelling he'd expected Monday morning.
What to watch: White House faces key decision points
For a young White House still gripped with internal divisions, a set of upcoming events are taking on new significance. President Donald Trump -- who spent last weekend without his
How a Georgia House race could rock the national political landscape
Eighteen candidates are running in the special election primary to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in Georgia's 6th district on Tuesday. But only one is
Top GOP congressman runs into buzz saw of constituent complaints over health care reform
Greg Walden is well-respected, but that didn't spare him the ire of his constituents over health care reform, The AP reports.
Trump names Garrett, Bachus to Export-Import Bank
President Donald Trump will nominate former members of Congress Scott Garrett and Spencer Bachus to two vacant positions at the US Export-Import Bank -- an entity Trump has in the
Oklahoma congressman: It's 'bull crap' that constituents pay my salary
An Oklahoma congressman is facing scrutiny after a video posted Monday showed him telling constituents at a town hall that they do not pay his salary.
Lawmakers plot ways to force Syria war vote
After President Donald Trump's recent unilateral strikes on Syria, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is plotting to ensure Congress votes on future US military action in the Middle
First on CNN: GOP woos new ND Senate candidate
Top Republicans in Washington are privately sending this message to a GOP congressman once viewed as a top recruit in North Dakota: Don't run against Sen. Heidi Heitkamp next year.
Nadler: President trying to 'blackmail' Dems on shutdown
Congressman Jerry Nadler says the Democrats won't respond to "blackmail" and if the govt. shuts down it will be the Republicans fault.
Paul Manafort's two big issues: His finances and Ukraine
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is facing new revelations about two key issues: his personal finances and his past political consulting in Ukraine.
Republicans decide: To town hall or not to town hall?
Nevada Sen. Dean Heller is set to attend a town hall Monday in Reno -- but he's not thrilled about it.
GOP Rep. Mike Coffman stands by his call for Trump to fire Sean Spicer
A moderate Denver-area Republican repeated his call for President Donald Trump to fire White House press secretary Sean Spicer.
Congressional Asian Caucus asks for investigation into United Airlines incident
The chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus called on the Trump administration to launch an investigation into the violent removal of a passenger from a United
US tax reform debate moves away from Ryan blueprint
With the White House, lobbyists, and lawmakers jostling for influence and legislative wins, Speaker Ryan's tax reform may be losing support.
Here are the town halls scheduled for Thursday
Lawmakers are continuing their first week of recess and many are holding town halls with their constituents to discuss policy issues most important -- and enraging -- to them.
Here's a list of all the town halls on Tuesday
As Congress starts its two week recess this week, lawmakers in some states are holding town halls with their constituents to discuss issues ranging from health care and tax reform
Never fear, traumatized airline passengers: Congress is coming!
It's unlikely that the first thing that ran through your mind the first time you saw the now-ubiquitous video of a man being forcibly dragged off a United flight because it had
A church in Alabama could soon get its own police force
The Bible says we're all sinners. But does that mean a church should have its own police force?
ND pol: Spicer Hitler comment 'not without some validity'
Rep. Kevin Cramer, a possible challenger to North Dakota Sen. Heidi Hietkamp, said Wednesday that White House press secretary Sean Spicer's analogy between Adolf Hitler and Syrian
Cruz: Close House race in Kansas 'a warning sign'
Close results in the special House election to replace former Kansas Republican representative and current CIA director Mike Pompeo should serve as "a warning sign" to the GOP,
Donald Trump just keeps saying things that aren't true
On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump sent out a tweet touting his party's special election victory in Kansas on Tuesday. It contained two errors.
Georgia Republican makes unsubstantiated claim that rival is putting up yard signs without asking
Republican congressional candidate Bob Gray, citing "friends" of his, claimed in a recent radio interview that Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff's campaign has been putting signs on
Sen. Collins mulls run for Maine governor
Sen. Susan Collins hinted Tuesday at a gubernatorial bid next year, says 'I'm trying to figure out where I can do the most good.'
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