A new comprehensive study finds evidence that strict voting laws do suppress the ballot along racial lines.
Representative Luis Gutiérrez discusses last week’s immigration raids and how these deportations under President Trump are different from the ones he protested in the early years of the Obama administration.
If they don’t act decisively now, when will they?
With progress stalled, hard-liners have a message for wavering Republicans in Congress: Buck up and get on with it.
GOP lawmakers argue the Election Assistance Commission, created in 2002, has outlived its usefulness. Democrats say that in the age of hacking, it’s needed now more than ever.
The successor to Attorney General Jeff Sessions won an appointment from the Alabama governor his office might have been investigating.
The Alabama senator and attorney general-nominee has a record of public statements portraying Muslim immigrants in menacing terms.
The Massachusetts senator is in the spotlight for criticizing the president’s agenda. The louder she opposes Trump, however, the more she may find her own actions closely scrutinized, and harshly judged.
The prohibition on impugning a fellow senator dates back to a fistfight in 1902. But it’s an edict that is rarely, if ever, enforced.
In a debate Tuesday night, Senator Ted Cruz made it clear that nothing is happening yet.
President Trump’s nominee for labor secretary—already stalled in the Senate—disclosed that his family employed an undocumented immigrant.
Most GOP lawmakers want to demolish the health law right away. Senator Lamar Alexander wants to rescue it first.
While other Cabinet picks move through the Senate, Andrew Puzder's nomination has stalled. Will he ever get confirmed?
Two Republican senators announce their opposition to President Trump’s nominee for education secretary. If all Democrats vote no, just one more GOP defection would defeat her.
Lawmakers wanted to choose their battles against Trump’s Cabinet nominees carefully, but activists have a different plan: Fight them all.
How will Republicans respond if Democrats attempt to filibuster President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee?
Paul Ryan has criticized Trump's handling of his immigration order, even while defending the underlying policy.
Senior GOP lawmakers said that the White House failed to consult them before issuing the president’s executive order on immigration Friday.
Of all the hurdles confronting lawmakers with big plans, time may be the most vexing.
The executive order drew criticism from several prominent Republicans but support from party leaders. Democrats roundly denounced the policy.