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.
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.”