Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, a department audit has found. Her aides twice brushed aside concerns, in one case telling technical staff "the matter was not to be discussed further."
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is grabbing center stage in the 2016 presidential race as Donald Trump's most effective antagonist and Sen. Bernie Sanders' top rival for the affections of progressive voters. The combination could make Warren an indispensable ally to Hillary Clinton, in the process elevating her own stature and allowing her to draw attention to the issues she cares about most.
A day after violent protests outside a Donald Trump rally, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee railed against "Crooked Hillary" Clinton, "Crazy Bernie" Sanders and leaders in his own party who haven't endorsed him in a raucous but mostly uninterrupted rally on Wednesday.
Rep. Ryan Zinke on Wednesday became the most prominent Montana Republican to endorse Donald Trump, one day before the presumptive nominee for the Republican presidential nomination arrives to rally supporters in the Treasure State.
Democrat John Gregg's choice of a female state lawmaker as his running mate in what's expected to be a fierce rematch against Indiana Gov. Mike Pence comes as little surprise. Since 2004, both Republicans and Democrats have included male and female candidates together on their gubernatorial tickets.
A small but vocal group of people protested outside a Donald Trump campaign rally Wednesday in Orange County amid a heavy police presence to guard against a repeat of raucous demonstrations at other Trump events.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday defended the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, who's been under attack from Bernie Sanders for undermining his longshot bid to become the party's presidential nominee.
A Republican senator angrily denounced the Senate's top Democrat Wednesday for delaying debate on defense policy legislation, calling Minority Leader Harry Reid's leadership "cancerous" and accusing him of holding up the $602 billion bill to preserve his "sad, sorry legacy."
Wading into a longstanding California water war, the House Wednesday endorsed a Republican plan to shift more water to San Joaquin Valley farmers and cut the flow for threatened fish and growers in another part of the state.
Most American households say their finances have strengthened slightly, but nearly half report that they would struggle to meet $400 in expenses from an unexpected emergency, according to the Federal Reserve's annual survey on economic well-being.
The Transportation Security Administration will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season, the agency's chief told Congress on Wednesday.