The president’s Cabinet is finally full, as the Senate approved Alexander Acosta to serve as labor secretary on a 60-38 vote.
The House on Thursday approved its legislation in a surprisingly drama-free vote. But hurdles await in the Senate.
The new Senate plan would have cuts for individuals go away in eight years but make them permanent for corporations.
Republican senators will scrap the Affordable Care Act’s individual insurance mandate as part of their proposal, jeopardizing delicate negotiations for the chance at a double legislative win.
Both plans are over-budget and can’t pass the Senate on a party-line vote without major changes, analysts say.
The GOP was supposed to be unified on taxes after internal divisions destroyed their health-care drive. But the party’s majorities in Congress now have two competing legislative proposals once again.
With Medicaid expansion in Maine and Democratic wins in Virginia, voters affirm a bigger role for government in health care.
The energy in the firearms debate remains on the side of inaction.
Encouraging people to buy a home was a hallmark of President George W. Bush’s economic policy. The new GOP tax bill marks a retreat from that philosophy.
With the Trump administration refusing to promote open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act, a cadre of former Obama officials steps in to fill the void—with an assist from the ex-president himself.
After months of secret talks, Republicans are just about ready to provide the critical details of their long-awaited proposal for tax reform.
After Monday's indictments, lawmakers urged Republicans to join them in supporting the special counsel's investigation.
In a narrow vote on Thursday, GOP lawmakers agreed to pass the Senate’s higher-spending budget proposal to allow the party to skip ahead to tax reform.
One by one, and to the annoyance of GOP lawmakers, the president is rejecting proposals Republicans may need to adopt to pay for their costly plan.
Trump and Senator Bob Corker are at it again, as the Tennessee Republican says the commander in chief is not a role model for the nation’s children and vows not to support him for reelection.
Former Representative Candice Miller gave up a senior post in the House to manage the drains and sewers of Macomb County, Michigan. She has no regrets.
The Senate’s passage of a budget resolution on Thursday night was a victory for party unity, but a defeat for the GOP’s remaining fiscal hawks.
Does the president want Congress to strike a bipartisan deal on health care? As with so many other issues, it depends on the hour.
A pair of key senators has reached a deal to stabilize the law, but Republican leaders in Congress—not to mention President Trump—could still sink its prospects.
Representative Tom Marino withdrew from consideration after a recent news report detailed how a law he helped pass benefited narcotics distributors.
The president and the Senate majority leader make nice at the White House after a summer of bickering and ahead of a crucial period for the Republican agenda.