Republican Representative Tom Rooney of Florida won’t seek another term, becoming the latest member of Congress to forego reelection. Here's a running list of all the lawmakers calling it quits.
The Trump-era GOP cares more about the national origin and race of immigrants than the methods they used to enter the United States.
A post-massacre ritual takes on a new twist, but with the same end result.
Executive power means Donald Trump can classify or declassify memos that may implicate him.
Is Nancy Pelosi's leadership the key to Democrats regaining the House, or the thing that will hold them back?
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.
The intelligence community has a stark warning about Russia’s intentions to interfere in the 2018 elections.
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.
Republican lawmakers are increasingly showing disdain for decisions made by the judicial branch—and by extension the rule of law.
The White House Counsel said the president was “inclined to declassify” the Democrats’ memo, but that “he is unable to do so at this time” because the memo contains “numerous properly classified and especially sensitive passages.”
A provision tucked into the budget bill requires FEMA to treat religious institutions like other nonprofits.
The strange candidacy of Arthur Jones points to failures of democratic safeguards on every level.
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.
The president and his allies don’t want to protect the bureau’s political independence—they want to subvert it.
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.
A long-term budget deal that’s coming together in the Senate is complicating short-term spending negotiations.
The 1996 creation of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program effectively killed cash assistance. Now, Republicans want to use it as a model for the rest of the social safety net.
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.
The Justice Department filed to dismiss the corruption charges against the New Jersey Democrat.
Republicans are banking on passing legislation on the issue to help them coast into November—and they’ll need Democratic votes to make it happen.