Is Nancy Pelosi's leadership the key to Democrats regaining the House, or the thing that will hold them back?
Democrats want to highlight Trump scandals in their push for Congress this fall—just not the one that has dominated headlines and threatens his presidency.
With support from Governor Paul LePage, the legislature nullified a statewide referendum approving ranked-choice voting. On Tuesday, the citizens got the final word and enacted it again.
The former South Carolina governor survived a sex scandal, but not his criticism of President Trump. GOP voters ousted him in a House primary on Tuesday night.
Ranked-choice voting has produced the closest citywide election in decades, as the race between London Breed and Mark Leno remains uncalled a week later.
The party’s fears of being shut out of races that could determine the House majority did not come to pass on Tuesday night.
Democratic Representative Keith Ellison of Minnesota announced Tuesday he would run for state attorney general rather than reelection to the House. Here's a running list of all the lawmakers calling it quits this year.
Twenty years on, Bill Clinton hasn’t figured out how to talk about impeachment and the investigation that nearly ousted him from office.
The president’s cryptic preview of May’s strong monthly jobs report broke yet another longstanding federal protocol.
Democratic and Republican leaders hate California's jungle primary, which after Tuesday's vote could shut them out of key races. But that's partly the point.
In a move that could block the race’s frontrunner, two contenders for mayor of San Francisco are taking advantage of the city’s ranked-choice voting system and endorsing each other.
The bid by a group of GOP moderates to bypass Speaker Paul Ryan on DACA is just five signatures away from success.
The party is torn over a reform bill that just passed the House with the president’s support: Should it back modest changes to the criminal-justice system or hold out for more?
Cynthia Nixon’s strong debut has New York Governor Andrew Cuomo scrambling to the left in a heated primary. But can Democratic voters trust a celebrity candidate in the age of Trump?
As House moderates near success in forcing votes on DACA, Speaker Paul Ryan is facing another uprising from the conservatives who tanked the farm bill on Friday.
In a surprise announcement, President Trump said he was nominating the acting secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert Wilkie, to lead the agency on a permanent basis.
Fed up after years of inaction, a group of GOP lawmakers is close to forcing votes on bills to protect immigrants at risk of deportation.
The GOP's glee over Don Blankenship's defeat in West Virginia obscures warning signs for House incumbents, who lost three out of four races for Senate and a reelection primary on Tuesday.
In Indiana and West Virginia, GOP congressmen seeking promotions to the Senate are struggling to fend off challenges from Washington outsiders.
There’s a wave of lawmakers fleeing Capitol Hill this year, but if recent history is a guide, many of them will put down roots in the D.C. swamp.
After a last-minute flip by Senator Rand Paul, President Trump’s pick for secretary of state wins approval from the Foreign Relations Committee despite opposition from Democrats.