A provision tucked into the budget bill requires FEMA to treat religious institutions like other nonprofits.
The tax debate offers a clear measure of how deeply insular the GOP has become. It’s now governing solely of, by, and for Red America.
Activists on the right and left want policies that will reverse the country’s baby bust. But the broader culture—and Congress—don’t seem to care.
One by one, and to the annoyance of GOP lawmakers, the president is rejecting proposals Republicans may need to adopt to pay for their costly plan.
Kansas Republicans say they are worried that Congress and the Trump administration will repeat the mistake they made in enacting budget-busting tax cuts.
Only by reclaiming an earlier ideal will Congress be able to counteract the influence of corporations and the affluent.
With another deal with Democrats, President Trump could release the hostage that congressional Republicans took during their early fiscal battles with the Obama administration.
The president is leaving the details to Republicans in Congress. Only they haven’t figured them out yet, either.
A big proposed deduction is pitting some larger corporations against the GOP’s small-business base.
The House speaker is pushing President Trump to embrace permanent reform rather than a quick jolt like the temporary cuts that George W. Bush signed in 2001.
The cuts-only plan President Trump is expected to unveil Wednesday follows a pattern: The risk associated with higher deficits takes a back seat when it comes with political pain.
Why her vow not to “add a penny to the debt” is an impossible pledge to keep
The FBI’s chief bomb expert, a Secret Service cyber-investigator, and the developer of a life-saving medical computer are among the honorees of annual awards for government service known as the Sammies.
If the economy crashes, “I’m going to give you back half,” the presumptive Republican nominee tells the nation’s creditors.
The congressional resolution condemning the longtime public servant breaks with both precedent and decency.
The cadre of conservative budget hawks on the Hill feels damned if it does play spoiler in budget negotiations, and damned if it doesn’t.
California announced a deal to reach $15 an hour by 2022, and New York could soon follow.
If your ideas hurt people, it doesn’t matter what you call them.
Campaign finance is at the very heart of complaints about elections. Let’s look at some of the claims about money’s role, and proposals to change it.
It’s not just that the rich get richer and the poor poorer; it’s that the rich get louder and poor quieter.