Budget Deal Stalled, Government Shuts Down AgainThe federal government has shut down after a quarreling Senate blew a midnight deadline to pass a temporary funding bill.
Trump Calls For ‘New American Moment’ In State Of The Union AddressPresident Donald Trump is calling for a “new American moment” in Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, as he seeks to rally a deeply divided nation and infuse his presidency with a sense of optimism, for at least one high-profile night.
Which States Are Most Affected By The Government Shutdown?According to a new survey by personal finance website WalletHub, the nation's capital is also ground zero for the shutdown's impact on everyday Americans.
Sen. Al Franken Resigning From Senate Amid Sexual Misconduct AllegationsMinnesota Democrat Al Franken, facing fresh allegations of sexual misconduct and vanishing support from fellow Democrats, says in the coming weeks he'll be resigning from the Senate.
Study Finds Drinking Habits, Problems Tied To Where You LiveA new report says the basic root of most drinking problems boils down to the old saying, "location, location, location."
Pittsburgh Veteran Leading Charge In Washington DC For War On Terror MemorialAndrew Brennan was a junior at Central Catholic High School when the planes hit the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. Now a veteran, he's spearheading the effort to get a Global War on Terror Memorial built.
House Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending BillThe House has passed a $1.1 trillion bill to fund the government through the end of September, the first significant piece of bipartisan legislation of Donald Trump's presidency.
Deal Reached On Funding Government Through Sept.The $1T budget deal that congressional negotiators have reached this weekend will keep the government running through September and includes some wins for both political parties.
100 Days In: How Has President Trump Delivered On Promises For Western Pennsylvania?Jon Delano went to the White House to find out what, if anything, Donald Trump's victory means for the region.
New App Makes It Easy To Connect With LawmakersA Seattle software engineer has developed a free political activism app called Capitol Call.
Trump Praises Arrest Of 'Troubled Person' At White HouseThe U.S. Secret Service says a person is under arrest after climbing a fence and getting onto the south grounds of the White House.
GOP Rep Backs Off Claim Obama Running 'Shadow Government'A Republican congressman is backing off his claim that former President Barack Obama stayed in Washington solely to run a "shadow government" to undermine the GOP agenda.