National Politics

House to vote on sexual abuse reporting bill

The House will take up a bill on Monday which, if implemented, will require that allegations and incidents of sexual abuse of minor and amateur athletes be reported to authorities.

The Koch network isn't slowing down

As he welcomed donors and lawmakers Saturday to an annual confab in the California desert, billionaire Charles Koch posed a new challenge to his powerful political network: "to increase the scale and effectiveness of this network by an order of magnitude, by another tenfold."

FBI releases files on Ailes, Putin aide

The FBI on Friday released some of its files on the late former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes as well as those relating to the investigation of the 2015 death of a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Koch network will spend $400M to protect GOP majorities

The influential Koch network plans to invest close to $400 million toward protecting Republican majorities and promoting policy priorities in the 2018 midterm election cycle, the network's leaders say -- roughly a 60% increase over the group's 2016 spending.

Missouri US Senate candidate calls feminists 'she devils'

A Republican Senate candidate in Missouri is facing criticism over a statement he wrote that called feminists "she devils" and said he expects his fiancée to have dinner prepared for him every night, but he has now said he didn't believe his statement was demeaning.

Lawmakers want review of State Department employment practices

Key Democratic lawmakers are calling on the State Department's watchdog to conduct an "immediate review" of personnel practices after a number of employees told CNN they were unlawfully targeted for political reasons due to their work under the last administration.

Scandal-ridden GOP donor spoke at Mar-a-Lago last week

Reports surfaced Friday that Republican donor and fundraiser Steve Wynn faced several allegations of sexual misconduct, per a story in the Wall Street Journal. Just a week prior, the Las Vegas mogul spoke at an RNC fundraising event at Mar-a-Lago.