US Politics

FILE - Students walk near the Widener Library in Harvard Yard at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Aug. 13, 2019.
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced this week that international students enrolled in US colleges and universities that switch to online-only courses will have to leave the country or risk deportation
VOA Student Union
Tue, 07/07/2020 - 15:49
FILE - The dome of the U.S. Capitol building is seen behind a row of U.S. flags in Washington, April 10, 2020.
Control of the US Senate will go through Colorado, North Carolina and Arizona
Katherine Gypson
Wed, 07/08/2020 - 07:38
Vice President-elect Mike Pence, left, and his wife Karen, second from left, applaud as President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania arrive for a VIP reception and dinner with donors, Jan. 19, 2017.
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Many were among the first to be approved for a loan in early April, when the administration was struggling to launch the lending program
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Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:57
FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2020, file photo Interior Secretary David Bernhardt joins President Donald Trump as he speaks at a…
Questions arising about whether these agency heads are running afoul of a law meant to bar overt campaigning by federal officials on the taxpayer tab
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Mon, 07/06/2020 - 22:35
Native American protesters form a roadblock on the road leading to Mount Rushmore ahead of President Donald Trump's visit to…
Some Republicans warn the president’s focus on division and fear during a pandemic puts his reelection further in jeopardy
Steve Herman
Mon, 07/06/2020 - 17:42
President Donald Trump greets visitors as he walks on the South Lawn of the White House during a "Salute to America" event,…
In two months, pollster says US leader's standing has dropped 10 percentage points
Ken Bredemeier
Mon, 07/06/2020 - 16:34
A police officer walks outside the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, July 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick…
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In electoral college case, Justice Elena Kagan writes that electors are not 'free agents' and that 'We the people rule'
Masood Farivar
Mon, 07/06/2020 - 15:08
A Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol honor guard folds the retired Mississippi state flag after it was raised over the Capitol…
Democratic leaders are hoping for a fundamental shift at the ballot box as many Southern electorates are getting younger, less white and more urban, are less likely to embrace President Donald Trump's white identity politics
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Mon, 07/06/2020 - 13:36
FILE - In this June 25, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, center, speaks to…
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Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, is hoping to capture Florida and other pivotal states by pushing Latino turnout rates higher than when Hillary Clinton was defeated in 2016
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Mon, 07/06/2020 - 13:23
US President Donald Trump applauds as he attends Independence Day events at Mount Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3,…
Ten current and former officials of the White House and Trump campaign spoke to The Associated Press about Trump behind the scenes in these fraught months
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Mon, 07/06/2020 - 12:36
Donald Trump, as US President, speaks during a "Salute to America" event on the South Lawn of the White House, graphic element…
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In his latest of many statements playing down the severity of the pandemic, Trump declared that 99% of cases of COVID-19 are harmless. That flies in the face of science and of the reality captured by the U.S. death toll of about 130,000
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Mon, 07/06/2020 - 09:10
FILE - Lobbyist Brian Ballard, center meets with other lobbyists, from center to left, Mac Stipanovich, Gene McGee Joe McCann, Courtney Bense, Greg Turbeville, Matt Bryan, and Clark Smith in the Capitol cafeteria before the legislative session begins
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Report finds 40 lobbyists with ties to President Donald Trump helped clients secure more than $10 billion in federal coronavirus aid, among them five former administration officials whose work potentially violates Trump's own ethics policy
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Mon, 07/06/2020 - 07:56
A photo of Cody Steed, a member of College Republicans at Florida Atlantic University.
While youth vote is predicted to have a significant impact, young white males may play an outsized role in determining the outcome
Ruby Rosenthal
Mon, 07/06/2020 - 01:21
FILE - President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Bojangles Coliseum, in Charlotte, North Carolina, March 2, 2020.
President's presence and sheer numbers of followers seemingly give him unimpeded access to the digital microphone but he is facing limits
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Sun, 07/05/2020 - 16:39
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hold their hands over their hearts during a rendition of the national anthem as part of a "Salute to America" event, the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington, July 4, 2020.
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In a somber speech, president presented platform of 'law and order' to rally supporters against 'new far-left fascism'
Patsy Widakuswara, Senior White House Correspondent
Sun, 07/05/2020 - 11:16