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Trump wants Senate Republicans to use the so-called 'nuclear option' to help end the government shutdown The White House on Sunday called for Senate Republicans to eliminate the filibuster as the funding impasse continued into its second day.
Government shutdown Day 2: Divides deepen The government shutdown went into a second day Sunday with recriminations deepening between the parties and with no sign of progress towards ending the impasse.
Analysis: The shutdown might last longer than you think The conventional wisdom -- even as senators flailed and failed to find a deal to keep the government open late Friday night and Saturday -- was that this would all be over soon.
Sen. Duckworth calls Trump 'draft dodger' in fiery speech Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), who lost both of her legs in the Iraq War, calls President Trump a "draft dodger" amid the ongoing debate about the government shutdown.
Bernie Sanders: Trump's new immigration ad 'is really sad' Sen. Bernie Sanders denounced a web ad recently put out by President Donald Trump's reelection campaign, which called Democrats "complicit in every murder committed by illegal immigrants."
New Trump ad: Dems complicit in murders Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) responds to a new ad released by President Donald Trump's reelection campaign accusing Democrats of being "complicit in all murders" committed by undocumented immigrants.
Poll: Democrats' 2018 advantage narrows As the midterm election year begins, a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS finds the Democratic advantage on a generic congressional ballot has tightened to a narrow 5 points among registered voters, but those voters who say they are most enthusiastic about turning out to vote this fall favor Democrats by a wide 15-point margin.
Porn star cashes in on Trump controversy On the heels of an alleged affair with then-businessman Donald Trump, adult film star Stormy Daniels is making a public appearance at a club in Greenville, South Carolina.
'SNL' mocks Trump's medical exam 
Disillusioned host finds 'nothing matters' "Saturday Night Live" opened its episode by spoofing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and White House Dr. Ronny Jackson delivering the results of Trump's latest physical exam.
Members of Congress to donate pay during shutdown Several members of Congress have asked that their pay be withheld during the government shutdown, with some saying they will donate that money to charity.
French President Macron has 'a very direct relationship with Trump'  Their first meeting in Brussels was symbolized by a prolonged, white-knuckle handshake -- and months later it appears French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump continue to have forceful exchanges.
Lawmaker removed from Ethics Committee House Speaker Paul Ryan removed Rep. Patrick Meehan from the House Ethics Committee on Saturday following a news report that the Pennsylvania Republican used thousands of dollars in taxpayer money to settle a sexual misconduct complaint against him by a former aide.
Making their voices heard: The future is female 
See massive protest crowds across the US From New York to California, here's what the 2018 Women's March looked like from above