Russian gun rights activist Maria Butina pleaded guilty to serving as an unregistered foreign agent. She had sought to build back-channel links to the Russian government with the Trump campaign.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., sponsored the resolution to withdraw U.S. military aid from the war in Yemen with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah. He argues the move will garner international notice as the conflict continues.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks to a reporter as she and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer walk back into the West Wing after speaking to members of the media outside of the White House in Washington, D.C., Tuesday.
Contractors work to reinforce a section of the U.S. border wall in San Diego where scores of Central American migrants have crossed illegally in recent weeks, shot through the fence from Tijuana, Mexico.
With a partial government shutdown on the horizon, President Trump and Democratic leaders had a heated exchange over border security and wall funding in front of reporters.
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The Trump administration wants to limit the scope of a major clean water rule. It says the EPA under President Obama went too far in regulating isolated waters and wetlands far upstream from navigable lakes and rivers.
Maria Butina has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors after she was charged with being an unregistered foreign agent. Her onetime mentor, Alexander Torshin (right), is reportedly retiring.
Former Texas GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold has denied allegations from a former aide that he sexually harassed her, but he used taxpayer funds to settle a claim. Congress is working to change the current system and make lawmakers personally liable.
Last week's developments don't necessarily mean that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is winding up. He's pictured here in 2008, when he was FBI director.
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Planned Parenthood opened its new headquarters in Washington, D.C., in September. The Supreme Court declined to take up a key case, a big win for the organization.
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