Inside the years-long push to perfect the presidential transition
The new president’s first order of business Friday was to sign papers formally submitting nominations to the Senate.
As the president’s picks run into trouble, Democrats find themselves stymied by a Senate rules change they engineered.
Donald Trump’s nominee for budget director disclosed to the Senate that he failed to pay taxes for a household employee in the early 2000s.
The House approves a budget resolution granting Congress the authority to scrap most of the health law with simple majority votes.
The Florida Republican has the power to sink Rex Tillerson’s nomination for secretary of state and deal an early blow to a president-elect who belittled him a year ago.
Republican leaders are facing more and more hurdles to scrapping the health law, but they are moving ahead with votes to scrap it—for now.
The move pushes back the examination of Betsy DeVos, Trump’s nominee for education secretary. But three other Cabinet picks are still set to receive confirmation hearings before they have obtained ethics agreements.
GOP Governors John Kasich of Ohio and Rick Snyder of Michigan urge lawmakers to protect the Medicaid expansions they say are working in their states.
Democrats and Republicans are once again fighting over whether to scrap the six-year-old law. This time, however, the stakes are real.
The GOP launched the 115th Congress with an embarrassing misstep on ethics.
The Trump transition is behind schedule in vetting its nominees, and struggling to fill senior positions before the inauguration.
The president was worried a stronger pre-election response would undermine confidence in the vote or further provoke the Russian leader.
The president will face questions about acting against Vladimir Putin during his final year-end press conference on Friday afternoon.
If the New York governor wants to lead the Democrats in 2020, progressives say he must first unify his party in Donald Trump’s backyard.
With Mitch McConnell’s backing, a bipartisan inquiry could tee up the first confrontation between Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress.
A dispute of health benefits for coal miners nearly caused Congress to miss a funding deadline that would have prompted a shutdown.
Progressive groups will launch a coalition aimed at pressuring Republicans bent on repealing the Affordable Care Act.
The president-elect borrows an idea from his predecessor, using his bully pulpit to take on Boeing and a costly new set of wings.
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.