Is Nancy Pelosi's leadership the key to Democrats regaining the House, or the thing that will hold them back?
Conor Lamb won a red district in Pennsylvania after ditching his party’s leader. Will other Democratic candidates follow his lead this fall?
The two Democrats are clashing over legislation that could ease regulatory requirements on banks adopted after the 2008 recession.
Members of Congress have been bunking in their offices for years, but now the Congressional Black Caucus is questioning the practice as inappropriate freeloading and a misuse of federal resources.
Congress has the power to block the president’s proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum. Why aren’t lawmakers using it?
In decades of advocacy for restrictions on access to firearms, there’s never been an organized effort to rewrite the Second Amendment. Don’t expect one to start now.
A post-massacre ritual takes on a new twist, but with the same end result.
Mitch McConnell promised an open, freewheeling process to finally resolve the fate of DACA and the Dreamers. But amid more partisan bickering, the attempt has stalled before it even began.
Lawmakers scoffed at the president’s calls to slash funding across the government a year ago. With a new spending deal now in place, they’re likely to do so again.
With a budget deal that will spike outlays by $300 billion over two years, lawmakers rediscover the key to consensus in Congress: Crack open the federal piggy bank.
A progressive activist is challenging Representative Dan Lipinski, who voted against the Affordable Care Act in 2010. And two of his Illinois colleagues have joined the primary campaign to oust him.
President Trump on Tuesday night made yet another push for a major bill to rebuild roads, bridges, and railways. But to the frustration of lawmakers, his long-delayed plan is still not ready.
With no infrastructure plan, no border wall, and no immigration bill, Trump didn’t make much headway on most of the proposals he issued in his first address to Congress last year. So he’ll be outlining them again on Tuesday night.
The president will talk immigration, infrastructure, and trade on Tuesday night. But his biggest goal will be selling the public on the things he’s already done.
Senator Chuck Schumer’s offer to fund the border wall as part of a deal on DACA did not come out of the blue: It reflects a shift in Democratic priorities on immigration that has been months in the making.
The federal government will reopen on Tuesday after Senate Democrats accepted an offer from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to end their filibuster of a stopgap spending bill. Congress passed the bill early Monday evening.
The federal government won’t reopen on Monday, with Democrats rejecting an offer from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday night. But an agreement might not be far off.
Immigration isn’t the only sticking point.
Congress missed a midnight deadline to avert a shutdown, with the Senate failing to approve a House-passed bill that would have given lawmakers more time to come to a deal on immigration.
Republicans cobbled together the votes for a funding bill ahead of a Friday-night deadline, but it may be doomed in the Senate.
The administration plans to keep national parks and public lands partially open even without congressional funding, drawing criticism from Sally Jewell, the former secretary of the interior.