The president’s Cabinet is finally full, as the Senate approved Alexander Acosta to serve as labor secretary on a 60-38 vote.
The GOP is still missing the crucial 50th Senate vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal. But a looming deadline is providing new momentum, and the legislation has advanced from no-shot to long-shot.
Republican leaders recoiled from the president’s agreement on immigration, and now Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer are relying on him to see it through.
There are plenty of details to be worked out in a tentative accord between the president and Democratic leaders to protect Dreamers in exchange for border security. But it’s an agreement that only Trump could strike.
Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy introduced a bill to convert the law into a block grant for states. But the GOP has moved on, and their plan might never get a vote.
In her new memoir, the defeated Democrat regrets that she didn’t offer bolder ideas during her campaign.
The storm’s enormous size, spanning both coasts of the state, could slow the rescue and recovery efforts, officials warned on Sunday.
Despite a Republican split, the 316-90 vote on Friday will send $15.25 billion to Texas and Louisiana, prevent a government shutdown, and lift the debt ceiling for three months.
With another deal with Democrats, President Trump could release the hostage that congressional Republicans took during their early fiscal battles with the Obama administration.
In a surprise blow to GOP leaders, the president strikes a short-term fiscal deal with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, handing them leverage ahead of the next round of negotiations in December.
Majorities in the House and Senate support protecting Dreamers, but immigration legislation must overcome a busy legislative calendar and long recent history of failure.
The storm has allowed GOP leaders to put off showdowns over spending and the debt. But the truce might not last long.
The president is leaving the details to Republicans in Congress. Only they haven’t figured them out yet, either.
With Republicans in power, the money will likely flow without a fight.
Health-care hearings next month will mark the first effort at collaboration between the two parties, even as the Republican repeal push sees one last gasp.
President Trump’s threat at his Phoenix rally set up a fight over funding for a border wall that Republican leaders don’t particularly want—but may not be able to avoid.
In keeping with his non-confrontational approach, the House speaker offered the gentlest of criticism during a CNN town hall for the president’s response to the violence in Charlottesville.
Days after the events in Charlottesville, the National Park Service quietly changed its description of Arlington House, the Virginia mansion that Congress formally named in honor of the Confederate general.
A big proposed deduction is pitting some larger corporations against the GOP’s small-business base.
The president’s return to “both sides” rhetoric on Charlottesville brings a familiar round of criticism from GOP lawmakers practiced in the art of presidential scolding.
The majority leader is already a conservative bogeyman in an Alabama Senate race. Now he’s in a fight with President Trump after his Obamacare repeal failure.