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Lamb, Saccone to run again in November in new, different congressional districts

(PITTSBURGH) -- Just days after the still too-close-to-call special election for Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District, it appears that Democrat Conor Lamb will seek re-election in the state's new 17th Congressional District this fall, setting u... Read More

Republican Rep. Ryan Costello considering retirement

(PHILADELPHIA) -- Republican Rep. Ryan Costello of Pennsylvania is considering retirement, several state and national officials in GOP politics have told ABC News, a move that would boost Democratic hopes in their quest to retake control of the House... Read More

President Trump says 'it certainly looks' like Russia was behind spy attack

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said it "certainly looks like" Russia is responsible for the recent poisoning of a former Russian spy in the U.K.

“It certainly looks like the Russians were behind it, something that should neve... Read More

Former FBI deputy director makes case to keep job for three more days

(WASHINGTON) -- Embattled former deputy director of the FBI, Andy McCabe will have, at most, just a few hours on Thursday to encapsulate a 22-year career in public service and make the case to keep his job until he is officially eligible for his reti... Read More

NRA tweets picture of an AR-15 amid the National Student Walkout

(WASHINGTON) -- By 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, students and teachers across the country were settling back into the school day after morning walkouts in honor of the 17 people killed last month by a Florida gunman wielding an AR-15-style rifle.

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Trump administration sanctions Russians for 2016 election interference, other cyber attacks

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is hitting five Russian entities and 19 Russian citizens with sanctions for cyber activity, including their interference in the 2016 election.

The sanctions represent some of the most significant a... Read More

Justice Department wants to speed up sales and transfers of machine guns

(NEW YORK) -- After last month’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, President Donald Trump called for a ban on so-called bump stock devices that he said "turn legal weapons into machine guns.”

But, at the same time, his admi... Read More

Porn star raising funds for legal expenses in Trump disclosure fight

(WASHINGTON) -- The adult-film star known as Stormy Daniels on Wednesday launched an online fundraising appeal, which she says is intended to help cover legal fees and potential damages she might incur if she speaks publicly about an alleged affair w... Read More

Larry Kudlow to become Trump's next chief economic adviser

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has picked conservative economic commentator and former Reagan official Larry Kudlow to lead the National Economic Council, the White House confirmed Wednesday.

Press secretary Sarah Sanders said the ... Read More

Secretary Carson's wife aware of $31K dining set selection, emails show

(WASHINGTON) -- Newly released agency emails show that Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson's wife, Candy, had a direct role in a controversial request to purchase a $31,000 dining set for the secretary's office -- which some watchdog g... Read More

Trump's new secretary of state pick draws concern from activist groups

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo as the new secretary of state has drawn the ire of a number of activist groups.

A Muslim civil rights group slammed what they called Pompeo's Islamaphobic view... Read More

Students demand 'never again' as national walkout comes to Capitol Hill

(WASHINGTON) -- “Hey, hey, ho, ho. The NRA has got to go,” several thousand students chanted loudly in front of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday demanding Congress pass gun control legislation.

Students from the Washington, D.C., are... Read More

House passes first gun measure since Parkland shooting

(WASHINGTON) -- As tens of thousands of students walked out of their schools to demand action to prevent gun violence on Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed the first gun-related measure since the Parkland, Florida, mass shooting last mont... Read More

EPA spent more than $43K on 'secure phone booth' for Scott Pruitt’s office

(WASHINGTON) -- The Environmental Protection Agency spent more than $43,000 to install a private phone booth in EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's office, according to newly released federal records. That's more than the $25,000 the agency confirmed to... Read More