Republican Sen. John Cornyn Wednesday blasted the socialist vision of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and said it's critical Republicans keep control of the Senate to be a "firewall" against the Vermont senator's policies in case he's elected.
The leadership of an independent group of federal judges sought to reassure its members in a recent email that it never intended to call an emergency meeting with the purpose of discussing any "political controversy" in a pending case.
White House officials have privately weighed appointing a czar to oversee the administration's response to the growing novel coronavirus outbreak, despite public denials by members of the administration, sources inside the administration and advisers close to the White House say.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on Wednesday raised concerns that not all states will meet the October 1 deadline to issue REAL ID driver's licenses to residents, telling lawmakers that he may request a legislative fix to assist the process.
The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it's dedicating a section of its workforce to review denaturalization cases -- a move that's likely to worry immigrant advocates who've expressed concern about the administration stripping citizenship from Americans.
Mike Bloomberg has vowed as a Democratic candidate for president to "strengthen entitlement programs." But when he was mayor of New York City, Bloomberg twice compared Social Security to a "Ponzi scheme" and repeatedly said cuts to that program as well as Medicare and Medicaid had to be part of any serious solution to reducing the federal deficit.
The Supreme Court dismissed on Wednesday the pending case of Lee Boyd Malvo, who was convicted for his role in the serial sniper shooting spree that rocked Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia 17 years ago.
A Texas man whom federal prosecutors say formerly served as a leader in a white supremacist group was arrested on Wednesday for harassing a member of President Donald Trump's Cabinet, journalists and a university.