The president’s decision to try to shift responsibility for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to Congress could turn out to be one of his politically shrewder moves.
With the GOP currently running everything, coming up with a suitably electrifying bogeyman could prove challenging.
Like its predecessor, the Trump administration wants to reform how states issue these certificates, which often have less to do with consumer protection than economic protectionism.
The speaker of the House had grand ambitions for the first 200 days of this Congress.
The debate over too-low premiums and repetitive payouts grinds on, even as the thunderheads roll in and the water levels rise.
With the unveiling of the party’s new agenda, the rhetorical battle for the allegiance of the middle classes has begun.
A conservative group is resisting congressional efforts to kneecap FOIA.
A run down of the votes the Senate Majority Leader needs to corral to pass Trumpcare.
The Congressional Budget Office is a controversial part of the health-care debate, but that just proves its importance.
Some members of the Democratic caucus are beginning to see the House leader as a liability.
The clock, as they say, is ticking. Fast.
The House Freedom Caucus is making a long-shot push to cancel the August recess unless more legislation is passed.
On the Hill, the president’s adviser and son-in-law is seen as the best chance to get support from the White House.
Washingtonians gathered at a bar to watch former FBI Director James Comey testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Democrats and Republicans alike are turning to celebrities in their search for success on the campaign trail.
The majority leader’s tactical expertise makes his wishes for the American Health Care Act hard to discern.
For the moment, the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel takes the weight of defending Trump on Russia off the GOP majority.
Given the president’s feelings on personal pique, he might have expected Democrats to welcome the firing of a man they felt cost them the White House.
The Senate majority leader’s gift for managing Donald Trump has become a source of wonder around Washington—particularly in contrast with Speaker Paul Ryan’s turbulent relationship with the president.
While the president can spin on whatever immigration-control measures he gets in the spending bill, between health care and the wall funding, lawmakers know the real score: Congress: 2, Trump: 0.