If the House flips, Representative Jerry Nadler would head the committee that could try to oust the president. But he’ll have to be convinced first.
The former FBI director’s commitment to transparency is a hallmark of his career—for better or worse.
It hasn’t been done in nearly a century, but House Democrats could arrest the attorney general after they find him in contempt.
Being a former prosecutor can come in handy when questioning the attorney general.
The attorney general’s reputation is once again at risk, following the revelation that Special Counsel Robert Mueller objected to Barr’s handling of the Russia report.
The former vice president is leaning on his long-standing alliance with labor as he launches his presidential bid. But most major groups are holding off on endorsements.
The special counsel and the attorney general go back a long way, but their bond could be tested by dueling appearances before Congress.
The 2020 Democrats are confronting the cost of campaign-finance purity.
The special counsel isn’t likely to reveal information that his report has kept confidential. But lawmakers could try to press him on any disagreements with the attorney general.
Future Now wants to build the next progressive era in American politics—starting in the states.
Lawmakers might end up seeing more of the special counsel’s report than the public, but they won’t get the whole thing.
The state’s stumbles show that even a 2020 win might not be enough for Democrats to make the policy changes they want.
The number of anonymous tipsters reporting wrongdoing from inside the federal government has spiked during the Trump presidency, the House Oversight Committee says.
A House leader declared that he stands with Israel “unapologetically.” A day later, he felt compelled to clarify a stray remark to avoid inflaming divisions in his caucus.
A relentless focus on Russia allowed many other controversies to escape the glare of legislative oversight.
The president relented to political pressure on Friday, agreeing to reopen the government after 35 days without receiving money he demanded for a southern-border wall.
Despite defections from key GOP senators, the upper chamber rejected two proposals to reopen the government, injecting a new sense of desperation into stagnant negotiations.
Lawmakers are voting on dueling proposals to reopen the government on Thursday, and GOP senators aren’t ruling out supporting the Democratic offer.
The speaker threatened to scrap his speech. The president grounded her plane.
President Trump might be able to keep the government closed indefinitely. But the new Democratic speaker can deny him use of the country’s most effective pulpit to make his case to the public.
Elections have consequences, and the Iowa conservative’s sudden vulnerability back home gave House GOP leaders the permission they needed to act against his latest racist comments.