Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts (center), was just one of several potential 2020 presidential candidates who came out in support of Sanders' Medicare for All proposal in 2017.
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, says Trump directed him to arrange hush-money payments to two women during the closing weeks of the 2016 presidential campaign.
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., is retiring at the end of this year after three decades in the House. The first Latina elected to Congress, she is leaving with a warning for her party about the need to reach out to more women and minority voters.
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.