As the president’s picks run into trouble, Democrats find themselves stymied by a Senate rules change they engineered.
Investments in health-care companies by Trump’s nominee for health secretary raise both ethical and legal questions.
Donald Trump’s nominee for budget director disclosed to the Senate that he failed to pay taxes for a household employee in the early 2000s.
After an unexpected loss in November, Democrats are nowhere near ready to take on the president-elect.
The House approves a budget resolution granting Congress the authority to scrap most of the health law with simple majority votes.
The Florida Republican has the power to sink Rex Tillerson’s nomination for secretary of state and deal an early blow to a president-elect who belittled him a year ago.
Republican leaders are facing more and more hurdles to scrapping the health law, but they are moving ahead with votes to scrap it—for now.
The move pushes back the examination of Betsy DeVos, Trump’s nominee for education secretary. But three other Cabinet picks are still set to receive confirmation hearings before they have obtained ethics agreements.
GOP Governors John Kasich of Ohio and Rick Snyder of Michigan urge lawmakers to protect the Medicaid expansions they say are working in their states.
Health care, trade pacts, environment regulation, financial oversight—you name the policy area, the GOP is set to roll it back.
A Q&A with cybersecurity expert Michael Sulmeyer on today’s Armed Services Committee hearing and the intelligence community’s response to foreign interference
Democrats and Republicans are once again fighting over whether to scrap the six-year-old law. This time, however, the stakes are real.
After losing many races in 2016, the party is looking to regain power outside the federal government. But in many ways, it’s not set up to make that change of emphasis.
The GOP launched the 115th Congress with an embarrassing misstep on ethics.
The U.S. is becoming more diverse in terms of faith, but its legislature isn’t. A major reason? Non-religious Americans' voting rates.
The gutting of the Office of Congressional Ethics is chilling evidence that we are headed for a new age of official embrace, or at least acceptance of unethical and illegal behavior.
The Trump transition is behind schedule in vetting its nominees, and struggling to fill senior positions before the inauguration.
Representative Mark Meadows, the group’s new chairman, is hoping an early push for deregulation will do the trick.
Democratic women should have plenty to say—not just about the direction of their party but also about the state of women’s leadership in the American political system.
With Mitch McConnell’s backing, a bipartisan inquiry could tee up the first confrontation between Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress.