Former employees of Del. Stacey Plaskett, D-V.I., pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges related to distributing lewd images of the Virgin Islands congresswoman and her husband.
The Department of Justice on Thursday formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower court’s ruling to block, in part, the Trump administration’s decision to phase out the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program.
U.S. environmental activists who are working to halt the production and use of fossil fuels could be required to register as foreign agents if Congress gets serious about enforcing an existing law.
Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson will not attend President Trump’s first State of the Union address later this month, months after she quarreled with the White House in the wake of the death of Army Sgt.
Former George W. Bush Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has issued a warning about the dangers of coddling women in the wake of the #MeToo movement, saying it could have a negative impact on their careers.
A Pentagon memo saturated with "Star Wars" references was recalled and stripped of its allusions to the galaxy far, far away, according to a report Wednesday.
Republican Joe Arpaio, a close ally of President Trump and former sheriff known for his provocative approach to combatting illegal immigration, is running for Senate in Arizona.
North Korea has agreed to "actively cooperate" with South Korea in talks to reduce military tensions ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer will not run for office in 2018, but plans to funnel $30 million into congressional races as he attempts to flip Republican seats in Congress to the Democrats.
Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, canceled a speaking engagement at a major technology industry event days before it was scheduled to place because of death threats, according to a report Thursday.
Leigh Corfman, one of the women who accused failed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct, is suing Moore and his campaign for defamation due to the sharp personal attacks she encountered after coming forward with her allegations.
George Ciccariello-Maher, the professor who once tweeted "All I want for Christmas is white genocide," claims to have been hired as a visiting scholar by New York University's Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.
The Jewish attorney that Roy Moore's wife touted employing in an attempt to fight off claims of anti-semitism is actually a longtime friend and supporter of Senator-elect Doug Jones, who defeated Moore last month.
Multiple sheriff’s deputies were shot south of Denver Sunday morning after responding to a domestic disturbance at an apartment complex, the Douglas County, Colo., Sheriff’s Office reported.
Residents of a house near where Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen are staying for the Christmas holiday hung a "Make America Gay Again" banner.
The media’s coverage of President Trump has been overwhelmingly negative, more than three times more critical than the initial coverage of former President Barack Obama and twice that of former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
For the rest of December, Washington Examiner reporters will be exploring what 2018 has in store in a number of areas, from the White House and Congress to energy and defense.
President Trump on Monday tweeted out a short video of himself and first lady Melania Trump wishing people all over the world a merry Christmas.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday took a swipe at former President Trump adviser Steve Bannon when he was asked about Bannon's effort to elect Republican Roy Moore in Alabama.
A surprise school visit by Ivanka Trump drew ire from parents of a Connecticut academy who wanted to yank their children from class to protest the first daughter and White House adviser's father, President Trump.
If and when President Trump signs the GOP tax bill, he will also be setting up the IRS for a major test.
CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta claimed White House press secretary Sarah Sanders threatened to curtail his media access if he shouted a question at President Trump.
California Gov. Jerry Brown said Sunday President Trump's apparent lack of fear "of the wrath of God" explains his denial of climate change.
The FBI has put to bed a controversy whipped up by liberal critics of Attorney General Jeff Sessions over his contacts with foreign officials including Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the 2016 presidential campaign.
The judge overseeing former national security adviser Michael Flynn has recused himself from the case.
The ongoing fight for control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may have significant effects on the bureau's mass acquisition of private financial records, according to privacy advocates.
State legislatures are taking steps on their own to ban or restrict access to bump stocks, after several of them were found at the scene of the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting, and were believed to have helped the gunman, Stephen Paddock, effectively turn his semi-automatic weapons into automatic weapons.
Michigan Rep. John Conyers will step down from his post as the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee after multiple women came forward with sexual harassment allegations against the longtime lawmaker.
Hillary Clinton said in a new interview that her inability to run on an "agenda of change," coming off of President Barack Obama's two terms, was a significant problem for her 2016 campaign.
President Trump plans to designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism on Monday, years after the hermit nation was removed from the list during the George W. Bush administration.
Two prominent members of Minnesota's Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party are calling on Sen. Al Franken to resign his Senate seat following allegations of sexual misconduct.
Leeann Tweeden said Thursday she accepts Sen. Al Franken’s, D-Minn., apology for groping her when the two were on a USO tour in 2006, but said the senator had other chances to apologize for his behavior and never did.
The woman who accused Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., of sexual assault in 2006 said she had reason to believe there may be at least one other victim.
The Democratic Party of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, has apparently posted and deleted a tweet asking Democrats to join them in demanding Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., resign after he was accused of sexual misconduct.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said former FBI Director James Comey talked "more than he should" have when he spoke to lawmakers in March about an FBI investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday vowed that his department would not be driven by politics, and that he is striving to give people the confidence that it is driven by the rule of law, and not servitude to one political party or another.
Former Trump campaign aides Michael Caputo and Roger Stone both say they’re at a loss as to why the testimony of fellow aide Carter Page was released by the House Intelligence Committee, but their testimonies continue to be withheld, even though both men have asked for their transcripts to be made public.
Video emerged this week of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe playing golf with President Trump during the latter’s trip to Asia.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Wednesday he would not move to expand Medicaid in the state until lawmakers find a way to pay for it, a day after voters advanced a move to expand the program through a ballot measure.
Former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile said she felt betrayed by CNN anchor Jake Tapper in the controversy over her decision to share Democratic debate questions with Hillary Clinton last year, an act she has since admitted.