The justices said Georgia prosecutors violated the Constitution by excluding African-Americans from the all-white jury
Earlier in the day, five of his supporters have been named to the Democratic Party’s platform committee.
A new Ohio law stripping Planned Parenthood clinics of the remaining $1.3 million they receive from the state was placed on hold Monday.
Republicans want an expedited review so reinstated ex-cons who have registered to vote can be stripped from the rolls ahead of November.
Democratic officials are growing increasingly worried about dissent, especially after a recent state convention in Nevada turned raucous.
The Massachusetts senator is one of the few figures who carries as much credibility with the party’s restive left wing as Bernie Sanders.
NRA leaders were not enthusiastic in their endorsement of Donald Trump but they were vehement in their criticism of Hillary Clinton.
John Quigley resigned Friday after complaints about an email he reportedly sent to some environmental groups.
U.S. Park Police said that the shooting happened on West Executive Drive — the street that runs perpendicular to Pennsylvania Ave.
After Brandon Betterman pleaded guilty to jumping bail in 2012, he spent 14 months in jail waiting to hear what his sentence would be.
Later, the Senate passed its spending bill for vets, transportation and combating Zika, which included the medical-marijuana provision.
The Democratic National Committee and state parties are spending about $2 million to build coordinated campaigns, including in Pennsylvania.
Cyber experts say Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s campaign networks aren’t secure enough to eliminate the risk.
Both measures face veto threats from President Barack Obama.
The Democratic National Committee chair is clashing with the Vermont senator after a melee at a state Democratic Party meeting in Nevada.
On the list of federal and state judges is Pennsylvania’s Thomas Hardiman of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
The Labor Department will establish a new overtime pay threshold of $47,476 a year for those working more than 40 hours a week.
The measure cuts back President Barack Obama’s request but offers more money to fight Zika than would House GOP conservatives.
The two sat down for a much-ballyhooed interview that was the culmination of their frequent sparring.
A U.S. court of appeals decided to have a full panel of the active circuit judges hear the case and postpone the hearing to Sept. 27.
The Senate defense bill includes a version of the provision, so the congressional discussion over whether women should register isn’t over.
The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act had triggered a threat from Riyadh to pull billions of dollars from the U.S. economy.
The former secretary of state declared victory in the Bluegrass State and sought to blunt the momentum of her Democratic rival from Vermont.
The president bestowed the medal on 13 officers who risked their lives to save others.
The British prime minister and also London Mayor Sadiq Khan have voiced strong criticism of the presumptive Republican nominee.
The court ruled that consumers could bring legal challenges only if the errors caused actual harm.
Puerto Rico’s budget woes have been a touchstone for both candidates, even amid primaries today in Kentucky and Oregon.
The Cleveland School District is divided by railroad tracks that separate white families from black families.
Mr. Pierce, a Hillary Clinton supporter, allegedly began arguing with a Bernie Sanders supporter and her boyfriend at an Atlanta bar.
The justices seemed divided, but on Monday were unanimous about two things: A compromise is possible, and district courts should find it.
Months after the defense secretary said the Pentagon would take steps to allowing transgender people to serve openly, disagreements remain.
There, rival Bernie Sanders hopes to extend his winning streak and further delay her clinching the Democratic presidential nomination.
The president told the roughly 12,000 graduating Rutgers students that the toughest challenges cannot be solved in isolation.
The Republican National Committee leader spoke amid new reports of the billionaire’s behavior toward women and impersonating a publicist.
Hard feelings are short-lived in politics, but the personal nature of this year’s race raised fears that unity would be elusive.
Governors vow defiance, but some parents praise the new federal guidance.
Democratic leaders also want Bernie Sanders to get out of the way.
If schools violate the federal guidance on transgender student access, they could risk losing federal funding or being subject to a lawsuit.
A federal judge struck down a portion of the Affordable Care Act, siding with the U.S. House of Representatives.
Plus: Drug abuse bill OK’d, Court delays execution, 2 troopers suspended, Trial against officer starts, Skelos sentenced
The directive is in formal guidance being sent to school districts today by the departments of Education and Justice.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama signed into law Wednesday a bill that gives employers a new tool in preventing the theft of trade
About 1,000 female pilots served stateside during World War II in the WASP program to free up male pilots for combat.
The House speaker has come under increasing pressure to reconcile with presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
Seven decades ago, the U.S. dropped the devastating atomic bomb that ushered in the nuclear age on that Japanese city.
In what was seen as the biggest shift in state drug policy in decades, the Ohio House voted 71-26.
Meanwhile, Republican Donald Trump also won there and in Nebraska, a week after he cleared the field of his remaining rivals.
That sobering assessment comes as the Vermont senator clings to hope of winning a string of victories, starting with West Virginia today.
The bison, which joins the bald eagle as a national symbol, represents the country’s first successful foray into wildlife conservation.
The Department of Justice said last week the law violates the civil rights of transgender people.