A government shutdown deadline looms and creates questions. What happens and which federal employees still get paid? What departments close or stay open? Do Social Security checks still get distributed?
Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina returned to the spotlight Friday night after seeming to be marginalized by President Donald Trump and GOP leaders, perhaps holding the key to reopening the government.
The Justice Department used misleading statistics this week in a release purporting to show the dangers posed by immigrants. In a section focused on increased violence against women, the release cites “facts” that don’t hold up.
Two lawmakers have resigned and one is on leave at the California Capitol over allegations of improper conduct toward women at the California Capitol. At least one other is under investigation, while the Legislature decides whether to change to internal rules and state laws. Here's a rundown.
Emily ZentnerThe Sacramento Bee
Sexual harassment cases at the California Capitol
What happens when the government shuts down?
'I wish the conversation would have continued'
'What happened here at the Capitol was a complete scandal'