Politics

President Trump
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
March 15, 2019 - 3:59 pm
President Donald Trump has issued the first veto of his presidency, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding.
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In this March 14, 2019, photo, former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks to reporters after a meet and greet at the Beancounter Coffeehouse & Drinkery in Burlington, Iowa. The contours of the Democratic presidential primary came into clearer focus this week with O’Rourke’s entry into the race. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
March 15, 2019 - 6:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The contours of the Democratic presidential primary came into clearer focus this week with Texan Beto O'Rourke's entry into the race — one of the final puzzle pieces in a contest that will be shaped by questions about race and gender, political ideology and generational change...
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Summer Zervos
(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, FILE)
March 14, 2019 - 1:50 pm
A New York appeals court ruled Thursday that President Donald Trump isn't immune from a defamation lawsuit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted kissing and groping.
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Dreamstime
March 14, 2019 - 12:20 pm
More speed cameras being deployed around New York City schools got a final green light.
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2019, photo, former Democratic Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke laughs as he is interviewed by Oprah Winfrey in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
March 14, 2019 - 3:09 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke has told a Texas TV station that he's running for president in 2020. The former Texas congressman sent a text message to KTSM Wednesday afternoon confirming the news that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination. He wrote: "I'm really proud of...
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Manhattan Congestion
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
March 13, 2019 - 7:17 pm
There is significant opposition growing against Cuomo’s congestion pricing plan as more senate Democrats say they will not vote for the measure in its current form.
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters outside the White House before traveling to Alabama to visit areas affected by the deadly tornadoes, Friday, March 8, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
March 13, 2019 - 7:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (puh-LOH'-see) agree: He shouldn't be impeached. Trump tweeted Wednesday he greatly appreciates Pelosi's "statement against impeachment" but says "everyone must remember the minor fact that I never did anything wrong...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May
Xinhua/Sipa USA
March 12, 2019 - 5:52 pm
With just 17 days to go, Britain's departure from the European Union was thrown into chaos and doubt Tuesday as Parliament delivered a crushing double blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal and to her authority as leader.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Association of Firefighters at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, amid growing expectations he'll soon announce he's running for president. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 12, 2019 - 1:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With fire fighters chanting "Run Joe, run," former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday teased out themes of a possible presidential candidacy, criticizing President Donald Trump's leadership while questioning Republicans' commitment to middle class America. Biden, a Democrat, has...
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Donald Trump
Mark Lambie / El Paso Times
March 11, 2019 - 8:00 pm
President Donald Trump proposed a record $4.7 trillion budget on Monday, pushing the federal deficit past $1 trillion but counting on optimistic growth, accounting shuffles and steep domestic cuts to bring future spending into balance in 15 years.
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