Mining company coached Alaska's governor to lobby White House

A mining company secretly collaborated with the governor of Alaska to lobby the Trump administration to move forward with a mining project that Environmental Protection Agency scientists warned could devastate the world's most valuable wild salmon habitat, according to newly released emails obtained by CNN.

Trump vetoes 3 bills prohibiting arms sales to Saudi Arabia

President Donald Trump has vetoed three joint resolutions prohibiting arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, the White House announced Wednesday, rejecting an attempt by congressional lawmakers to halt the controversial weapons transfers.

Wisconsin governor vetoes 4 bills restricting abortion

Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a slew of bills restricting abortion on Friday, blocking measures that would have impeded abortion access by implicating doctors and cutting federal Planned Parenthood funding.

NC House fails to override governor's veto on 'born alive' bill

North Carolina's Republican-led House of Representatives failed to override a veto by the state's Democratic governor that kept a bill from becoming law that would require doctors to try to preserve the life of an infant born alive during an attempted abortion.

Senate fails to override Trump of Yemen measure

The Senate failed Thursday to override President Donald Trump's veto of a bipartisan measure that would have reined in US military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen that has killed thousands of civilians.

New Ohio gov. says he will sign ‘heartbeat bill'

Newly minted Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Wednesday that he will "absolutely" sign a new version of the "heartbeat bill," which would ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected and had been vetoed by the previous governor, John Kasich.

House to vote on bills to fund parts of agencies, departments

The House passed a financial services spending bill on Wednesday, the first of four appropriations bills the House will vote on this week in an attempt to reopen shuttered parts of government, despite the fact that the measures are not expected to go anywhere in the Senate and face a White House veto threat.

Walker signals support of legislation curbing successor's power

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday attempted to downplay the impact a series of controversial bills would have on his Democratic successor, telling reporters that the measures are not "a fundamental shift in powers" for incoming Gov. Tony Evers.

Walker to sign budget on Sunday

Republican Gov. Scott Walker plans to sign the state budget on Sunday, just a day before he's expected to announce a presidential bid.