“There are some who believe being relevant means throwing a hand grenade in the middle of the conference.”
Texas Representative Joe Barton, a survivor of last summer’s mass shooting at a congressional baseball practice, talks about his reaction to the attack in Florida.
The House Republican from North Dakota received an offer from oil tycoon Harold Hamm to be his finance chair.
Two leaders of the House Freedom Caucus warn they won’t support a “bad immigration bill.”
After Rand Paul delayed a spending bill in the Senate, briefly closing the federal government, Democrats provided the votes necessary to pass it in the House.
The Senate is celebrating their two-year spending pact, but some conservative lawmakers in the lower chamber are refusing to support the agreement.
A long-term budget deal that’s coming together in the Senate is complicating short-term spending negotiations.
Senate GOP leaders have expressed an early interest in elevating the sometime Trump critic—even though he hasn’t yet announced a run for office.
The Amtrak train chartered to carry members of Congress to their annual retreat collided with a truck in Virginia, killing one person in the truck and seriously injuring another.
Republicans are banking on passing legislation on the issue to help them coast into November—and they’ll need Democratic votes to make it happen.
The casino magnate faces allegations of sexual assault and harassment, but the president revels in his flattery and attention.
“Win for White House; Loss for Schumer,” one White House official crowed. “He didn’t really get much.”