Politics | NBC Southern California

Politics

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 03:54 AM PDT

AP Fact Check: Trump's Truths Can Come From Wisps of Info

AP Fact Check: Trump's Truths Can Come From Wisps of Info

Sitting atop that vast apparatus of institutional knowledge, hard-won intelligence and data known as the U.S. government, President Donald Trump forms some of his most contentious opinions from other sources...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 03:34 AM PDT

Black Lawmakers Call on FBI to Help on Missing Black Girls

Black Lawmakers Call on FBI to Help on Missing Black Girls

Black members of Congress are calling for the Justice Department to help police investigate a large number of missing children in Washington, D.C. The District of Columbia logged 501 cases of missing juveniles...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 02:38 PM PDT

Stock Rally Sputters After Vote on Health Bill Is Delayed

Stock Rally Sputters After Vote on Health Bill Is Delayed

After a promising start, U.S. stock indexes gave up an early rally and ended mostly lower Thursday after Republicans delayed a vote on their health care bill and left investors concerned about delays for the...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 01:59 PM PDT

Airlift of Forces in Syria Shows Growing US Involvement

Airlift of Forces in Syria Shows Growing US Involvement

The deepening U.S. military involvement against ISIS militants in northern Syria indicates the Pentagon will likely send even more troops in coming weeks. Their mission won't be to fight on the front lines...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 01:32 PM PDT

Feds: Trump Hotel in D.C. Doesn't Violate Government Lease

Feds: Trump Hotel in D.C. Doesn't Violate Government Lease

The federal agency overseeing President Donald Trump's lease for a luxury hotel in Washington, D.C., ruled his election as president doesn't violate the terms of his agreement barring government officials...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 04:32 AM PDT

House Chairman Apologizes to Colleagues After Trump Briefing

House Chairman Apologizes to Colleagues After Trump Briefing

The White House claimed vindication while the House intelligence committee chairman privately apologized in the wake of his decision to brief President Donald Trump on secret intelligence intercepts related to a...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 01:14 PM PDT

FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones

FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones

Federal officials took a step Thursday toward increasing safety in prisons by making it easier to find and seize cellphones obtained illegally by inmates. The Federal Communications Commission in Washington...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:41 PM PDT

Congressman Mourning Wife Cancels DC Trip After Health Vote Postponed

Congressman Mourning Wife Cancels DC Trip After Health Vote Postponed

Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush, who is mourning the loss of his wife after she passed away last week, was going to fly to Washington, D.C. for the vote on the new GOP health care plan, but has changed his travel plans...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 01:00 PM PDT

Senate Votes to Undo Privacy Rules that Protect User Data

Senate Votes to Undo Privacy Rules that Protect User Data

The Republican-led Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:51 PM PDT

AP Exclusive: US Probe of Ex-Trump Aide Extends to Cyprus

AP Exclusive: US Probe of Ex-Trump Aide Extends to Cyprus

The U.S. government investigation of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, crossed the Atlantic earlier this year to the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, once known as a...

Photos & Videos

What's New
Car Chases
Car Chases
SoCal pursuits coverage. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out