Debbie Lesko narrowly escaped a loss to Hiral Tipirneni in Tuesday’s special election, leaving Democrats elated about their prospects this fall.
The release of the documents seems unlikely to harm the current stage of the investigation, but if Congress keeps tipping the special counsel’s hand, that could change.
The Senate’s confirmation of Oklahoma Representative Jim Bridenstine to serve as NASA administrator creates another open seat for Republicans to defend in November. Here's a running list of all the lawmakers calling it quits.
President Trump’s pick to replace Rex Tillerson could become the first secretary of state to win confirmation over the objections of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Paul Ryan’s message was out of step with his moment.
The House speaker rose through Congress with a goal of remaking—and slimming down—the American social safety net. All he got was tax cuts.
The Republican Congress didn’t just ignore Trump’s proposals: The $1.3 trillion spending bill actually fulfilled—or even exceeded—many of the funding requests of his Democratic predecessor.
Lawmakers couldn’t reach an agreement to stabilize Obamacare or extend DACA in their omnibus spending bill, possibly dooming the issues until after the November elections.
The omnibus spending bill includes the Fix NICS Act, more money for school safety, and a clarification on federal research. But the changes fall short of what gun-control advocates have demanded.
Growing numbers of congressional Republicans are pressing for action on guns.
Conor Lamb won a red district in Pennsylvania after ditching his party’s leader. Will other Democratic candidates follow his lead this fall?
Conor Lamb leads Republican Rick Saccone by only 579 votes, but Democrats are already celebrating.
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.
States have a surprising degree of autonomy to block President Trump’s changes to Obamacare—and liberal-leaning states are already making their move.
Congress has the power to block the president’s proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum. Why aren’t lawmakers using it?
In the special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th district, Conor Lamb has split ways with the national party.
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.