Inside the years-long push to perfect the presidential transition
Trump’s nominee to be the nation’s next housing secretary brings no formal experience in the federal bureaucracy, but his vision for reviving inner cities will likely stem from his own upbringing.
The law was enormously difficult for Democrats to pass, and Republicans are discovering it might be just as hard to repeal.
Lawmakers hail the 21st Century Cures Act as a rare bipartisan compromise to fund public health programs, combat the opioid epidemic, and advance cancer treatment. Elizabeth Warren calls it extortion.
In a secret party vote, the former House speaker beat back a challenge from Representative Tim Ryan of Ohio, 134 to 63.
In the battle for power in Washington, GOP leaders on Capitol Hill are scoring early victories with key appointments.
GOP lawmakers want to wrest back the power of the purse, but the pull of pork is colliding with Donald Trump’s call to “drain the swamp.”
With the party in shambles, a little-known Ohio congressman is trying to unseat the longest-serving Democratic leader in Washington.
The early days of his transition have looked like chaos, but veterans of the process say the president-elect has time to catch up.
The president-elect wants an immediate say in how money is spent once he takes office, and Republicans are granting his wish.
As GOP leaders line up a long list of conservative policy priorities, some lawmakers are already warning against overreach.
Thanks to Donald Trump’s victory, the House speaker won the unanimous backing of his party for a full term—but how long will the unity last?
Whether the president-elect gets his way on money for roads and bridges will say a lot about who runs Washington in 2017.
After months of keeping his distance without repudiating his nominee, the House speaker embraced Trump just in time to see his bet pay off.
President Obama pledges a smooth transfer of power to a man he tried so desperately to defeat.
Hillary Clinton’s Manhattan party was supposed to be a coronation. Instead, her supporters left in shock and in tears.
In Wisconsin, Mike Pence pitches Donald Trump to the reluctant Republicans he needs most.
Before the 2016 race ends, advocates for automatic registration are already eyeing new efforts in Illinois, Nevada, and elsewhere.
Yes, some states allow people to re-do their ballots ahead of Election Day. But hardly anyone does.
Director James Comey tells lawmakers that the bureau has uncovered more emails and is reviewing them “to determine if they contain classified information.”
Doug Band helped everyone get rich in the post-presidential empire, but his re-emergence in the WikiLeaks hack is another headache for Hillary.