posted: 07/01/2016 5:45 a.m.
Former President Bill Clinton spoke with Attorney General Loretta Lynch during an impromptu meeting in Phoenix, but Lynch said the discussion did not involve the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use as secretary of state.
updated: 07/01/2016 3:21 a.m.
With Democrats applying election-year pressure to act on gun control, Republican Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that the House will vote next week on a GOP proposal aimed at keeping suspected terrorists from obtaining firearms.
posted: 07/01/2016 3:20 a.m.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has begun formally vetting prospective running mates, according to sources who have direct knowledge of vetting process.
posted: 07/01/2016 1:09 a.m.
State Rep. Micah Neal, R-Springdale, the Republican nominee for Washington County Judge, is dropping out of the race for family and business reasons, he said Thursday night.
updated: 07/01/2016 1 a.m.
Donald Trump weighed in Thursday on abortion rights for the first time since the Supreme Court struck down abortion-clinic restrictions in Texas, breaking a three-day silence on the issue that drew the attention of political observers and his socially conservative supporters.
updated: 06/30/2016 3:46 a.m.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday night approved a financial-aid package for Puerto Rico, sending the measure to President Barack Obama's desk.
updated: 06/30/2016 3:44 a.m.
As Republicans move closer to their convention in Cleveland next month, a growing faction of delegates is campaigning to block Donald Trump from securing the presidential nomination.
updated: 06/30/2016 3:42 a.m.
A civil-rights group said Wednesday that the relaxation of rules on marches during the Republican National Convention and the shrinking of a designated event zone downtown are an "important victory" for free-speech rights.
posted: 06/30/2016 3:22 a.m.
U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton urged the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Wednesday to pass legislation that would offer federal burial assistance to indigent veterans laid to rest in state or tribal veterans cemeteries.
posted: 06/30/2016 1:09 a.m.
Expect congressional Republicans to lose a dozen U.S. House seats in the upcoming election -- more if the party embraces a radical ideology, 3rd District Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., told a forum Wednesday morning.
updated: 06/30/2016 1 a.m.
House Speaker Paul Ryan is calling on President Barack Obama's administration to start talking to the United Kingdom about a new trade agreement to ensure "a smooth" relationship after the country parts ways with the European Union.
posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m.
Dismissing speculation that he's on Donald Trump's short list for vice president, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said repeatedly Tuesday that he doesn't believe he'll be the New York billionaire's running mate.
posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign has agreed to pay $25,000 to settle a lawsuit for using a 1980s rock anthem, "Eye of the Tiger," without the permission of the music's owner, CNN Money said this week.
updated: 06/29/2016 3:56 a.m.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called Tuesday for a new era of economic "Americanism," promising to restore millions of lost factory jobs by backing away from decades of U.S. policy that encouraged trade with other nations.
updated: 06/29/2016 3:48 a.m.
The Senate split along party lines Tuesday and left a $1.1 billion proposal to fight the Zika virus in limbo.