Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led the effort to advance an amendment that supports keeping U.S. troops in Syria and Afghanistan to fight ISIS and al-Qaida.
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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., at an Oakland, Calif., campaign rally this week. Harris says she backs a single-payer health system, but she hasn't yet offered details on how she would finance that plan.
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The ship Hammersmith Bridge, foreground, which has just arrived from Shanghai in China, unloads Chinese shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach, in Los Angeles County, on September 29, 2018.
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FBI Director Christopher Wray (from left), CIA Director Gina Haspel, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, arrive to testify before the Senate intelligence committee on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
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A steel barrier runs along the U.S.-Mexico border near Calexico, Calif. Bipartisan negotiators on Capitol Hill are discussing what kind of physical barriers are needed and how much Congress should spend to address national security issues at the Southwest border.
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