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Gun control advocates call for new gun laws at rallies

Gun control advocates rallied around the country on Saturday, seeking to pressure Congress to tighten the nation''s gun laws after the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, Dayton, Ohio and Northern California.


House speaker as US emissary: Pelosi emerges as force abroad

WASHINGTON (AP) — There''s an American leader whose words resonate on the global stage. Who draws attention in foreign capitals. Who carries a message from the United States by simply arriving.


AP Interview: Pelosi assails 'weakness' of Trump, Netanyahu

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday the U.S.-Israel relationship can withstand the "weakness" of President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who shook diplomatic norms this week in barring two members of Congress from visiting the country.


Pelosi: Gun action needed to ensure 'domestic tranquility'

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that the country''s elected officials have a responsibility to "ensure domestic tranquility" and called on the Senate to return to work to vote on the House''s bill bolstering background checks for gun purchases.


Trump allies push back on proposed foreign aid cut

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of President Donald Trump''s strongest allies in Congress pushed back Friday on his administration''s plans to slash some $4 billion in foreign aid that lawmakers have already approved.


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Democrats want answers from Barr on federal executions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee want answers from Attorney General William Barr over the decision to resume executing federal death-row inmates for the first time since 2003.


Sen. Rand Paul easing back in public view after lung surgery

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has started easing back into public activities after his recent lung surgery sidelined him for part of the August congressional break.


The Latest: Rand Paul makes first post-surgery appearance

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's first public appearance since his lung surgery (all times local):


Unified Dems press Trump, GOP on curbing guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pressed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday to approve House-passed legislation expanding background checks and to take other steps curbing guns, in an offensive fueled by public outrage over this month's mass killings in Texas and Ohio.


Pelosi: Immigration reform is Congress' moral responsibility

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she sees comprehensive immigration reform not only as Congress' official work but also as its moral responsibility as she finishes up a tour of Central America.


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Pelosi: Immigration reform is Congress' moral responsibility

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she sees comprehensive immigration reform not only as Congress' official work but also as its moral responsibility as she finishes up a tour of Central America.


Schumer bill would require FBI to regulate body armor sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat says he's introducing legislation to require the FBI to regulate the sale of body armor in the U.S.


Trump-McConnell 2020? Senate leader takes on role of wingman

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not quite "Trump-McConnell 2020," but it might as well be.


Q&A: Are the Democrats starting impeachment, or not?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The messages coming from House Democrats on impeachment in recent weeks are decidedly confusing.


Apparent Trump plan to cut foreign aid draws bipartisan fire

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democrats in Congress teamed up Friday to oppose what appears to be a Trump administration plan to cut the foreign aid budget.


Ohio man charged with making online threat to Ocasio-Cortez

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio man has been charged in federal court for a Facebook post saying U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "should be shot."


The Latest: Schumer, Pelosi discuss gun bill with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on possible congressional action on gun safety legislation (all times local):


McConnell wants to consider gun background checks in fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shifting the gun violence debate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he now wants to consider background checks and other bills, setting up a potentially pivotal moment when lawmakers return in the fall.


Hundreds rally in Kentucky for gun control legislation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan traveled to Kentucky to call on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring House-backed gun regulation bills to the U.S. Senate floor for a vote.


Pelosi delegation visits Central America amid migrant crisis

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The speaker of the U.S. House, Nancy Pelosi, arrived in Guatemala with a congressional delegation Thursday, starting a Central American trip that seeks to explore the causes of immigration amid a crisis of migrants on the southern U.S. border.


Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

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Trump economic adviser plays down fears of looming recession

Trump economic adviser plays down fears of looming recession

Portland 'ground zero' for protests between right, left-wing

Portland 'ground zero' for protests between right, left-wing

Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020

Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020

Reporter says he'll sue over suspension of White House pass

Reporter says he'll sue over suspension of White House pass

Trump meets with national security team on Afghanistan

Trump meets with national security team on Afghanistan

McMurray announces he will run again for Collins seat

McMurray announces he will run again for Collins seat

Prosecutors reduce charges against Rep. Chris Collins

Prosecutors reduce charges against Rep. Chris Collins

Poll: Voters have mixed feelings about Gov. Cuomo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York extends waiting period for some gun purchases

Picture of one of the guns collected at the scene

Cuomo signs legislation decriminalizing marijuana use in NY

Cuomo signs legislation decriminalizing marijuana use in NY

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