The president’s budget suggests entirely eliminating these bodies, from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the National Endowment for the Arts.
With the latest draft of his Obamacare replacement defeated by Republican Party holdouts, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is re-upping an old strategy. But it’s hard to see why senators would sign on.
With the latest collapse of the Obamacare repeal, the president has wasted political capital, squandered a reputation for dealmaking, and shown himself to be a poor strategist and tactician.
The Senate majority leader doesn’t appear to have the support necessary to pass a repeal-only bill, but seems determined to press ahead without it.
The president has opted for a chaotic style of governing that reinforces his weaknesses and increases the chances of major blunders.
The spending proposal is likely to receive pushback from Republicans wary of cutting into popular entitlement programs.
There’s a delicious irony in the Trump team’s affection for the historian—who repeatedly shows how populists lead societies to ruin.
With progress stalled on the GOP’s policy priorities, frustration is rising on Capitol Hill. But the White House isn’t taking the bulk of the blame.
Vocal support for universal coverage is on the rise among Democrats in Congress, though the party is far from united on the issue.
The Senate majority leader conceded late Monday that “the effort to repeal and immediately replace” the Affordable Care Act “will not be successful.” He’s now pivoting to a repeal-and-delay plan.
Trump climbed into a fire truck during a product-showcase event to mark the start of the White House’s “Made in America” week.
Politicians have done some grim things in pursuit of the presidency, but there have also been times when people did the opposite: behaving morally when it was easier not to.
The decision appears to conflict with the president’s often-heated rhetoric on immigration.
Donald Trump once promised voters he wasn’t a politician. Now he’s defending his campaign by saying it acted like every other politician.
The development of the Republican health-care bill offers a troubling picture of our legislative system.
Private military contractors have spotted an opportunity as America’s longest war grinds on.
Democrats and service organizations worry that a Republican push to expand health-care choices for veterans will sap money from the ailing federal system.
A run down of the votes the Senate Majority Leader needs to corral to pass Trumpcare.
Journalism in two different eras of drug waves illustrates how strongly race factors into empathy and policy.
A small, vocal group of Conservative rabbis is pushing the movement to accept marriages between Jews and non-Jews. The fight is really about the future of the religion.
Who is Natalia Veselnitskaya, and what does she want?