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January 2, 2018
 President Donald Trump during a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, Dec. 20, 2017. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump's demand for border wall marks divide with GOP lawmakers
January 2, 2018 - 8:26pm
America's forgotten towns: Can they be saved or should people just leave?
January 2, 2018 - 8:08pm
North Dakota Representative Kevin Cramer speaks Sunday, April 3, 2016, at the ND GOP Convention at Scheels Arena in Fargo of his choice to endorse Donald Trump for president. Forum News Service file photo
Commentary: Cramer 'trending' toward challenging Heitkamp
January 2, 2018 - 7:12pm
File photo of Michele Bachmann greeting the crowd after winning the Iowa Straw Poll, in Ames, Iowa, Aug. 13, 2011. (Eric Thayer/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Michele Bachmann tells televangelist she might run for Al Franken's Senate seat
January 2, 2018 - 2:04pm
File photo of senators boarding buses headed to a private meeting at the White House outside Capitol Building in Washington, April 26, 2017. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Congress returns to a full slate of difficult issues
January 2, 2018 - 5:30am
January 1, 2018
U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer speaks at a policy summit hosted by the Americans for Prosperity-North Dakota on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at the Avalon Events Center in Fargo. David Samson / The Forum
Commentary: Rep. Kevin Cramer expected to meet with President Donald Trump Tuesday ahead of likely Senate run
January 1, 2018 - 8:44am
December 29, 2017
Grand Forks attorney Mac Schneider reads an inscription on a framed print of former ND Gov. Art Link given him for serving as the Senate Minority Leader in the ND Legislature by former minority leader Ryan Taylor.photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Former ND lawmaker Mac Schneider, defeated in '16, sets sights on law career in Fargo
December 29, 2017 - 9:52pm
December 28, 2017
Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken speaks to supporters at the Machine Shop Event space in Minneapolis on Thursday, Dec. 28. The Democrat scheduled the event to say "thank you" and tell Minnesotans that his voice won't be quieted despite his resignation amidst sexual abuse allegations. His last day in office will be Jan. 2. He will be replaced by Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith. (Pioneer Press / John Autey)
Franken bids farewell to supporters
December 28, 2017 - 9:22pm
A vessel passes through oil on the surface of the water around the near the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico near the coast of Louisiana on June 2, 2010. (Derick E. Hingle/Bloomberg)
Trump rolls back offshore safety rules born from BP oil spill
December 28, 2017 - 8:03pm
December 27, 2017
File photo of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressing the United Nations General Assembly, at the U.N. headquarters in New York, Sept. 21, 2017. (Chang W. Lee/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Trudeau says NAFTA 'unpredictability' keeps him awake at night
December 27, 2017 - 2:01pm
December 21, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) leaves the House floor after a vote to extend government funding, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 21, 2017. Congress moved closer on Thursday to avoiding a government shutdown this weekend, after the House voted to keep the government funded into January, a move that would kick fights over issues like immigration, surveillance and health care into the new year. (Zach Gibson/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
House passes a short-term spending measure Thursday to avert shutdown
December 21, 2017 - 5:05pm
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'It's a Wonderful Life' is a holiday classic. The FBI thought it was communist propaganda.
December 21, 2017 - 9:06am
December 20, 2017
President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans celebrate passage of their tax bill at the White House on Wednesday. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
In tax debate, Trump saw himself as marketer in chief
December 20, 2017 - 5:04pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) heads back to his offices before a final vote on tax legislation at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, Dec. 20, 2017. The House planned to move quickly to hold a final vote on the tax bill after the Senate gave its approval early Wednesday morning. (Al Drago for The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Analysis: 10 key takeaways from the Republican tax bill
December 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is joined by other Senate Republicans at a Capitol Hill news conference after passage of the Republican tax plan early Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. (Tom Brenner/ The New York Times Copyright 2017)
GOP tax bill passes Congress as Trump prepares to sign it into law
December 20, 2017 - 1:07pm