House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., declined to say Thursday whether the House would take up Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s health care bill if the Republican leader manages to push it through the Senate. “They’re just beginning their process,” Ryan said, adding he believes it will be a “lengthy
Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in the hotly contested congressional special election in suburban Atlanta Tuesday.
Trump is urging his supporters to back Karen Handel over Democrat Jon Ossoff in the special election for Georgia's 6th Congressional District.
If President Trump fires Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, Rachel Brand would take over special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe and reported investigation into obstruction of justice.
Barton and Doyle, the managers of the Republican and Democratic baseball teams, also said they added a fund for the families of fallen police officers to the list of charities the baseball game will benefit, to recognize the U.S. Capitol Police officers who saved lives Wednesday. Barton was on the field
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testified Tuesday that he would fire the special counsel in the Russia investigation only if he had “good cause” to do so — even if that meant ignoring a direct order from President Trump. Rosenstein, testifying about the Justice Department budget in front of the
The court further cited press secretary Sean Spicer’s admission that tweets are to be considered official presidential statements.
Too much Diamondbacks? Sen. John Mcain, acknowledged that his questioning of former FBI Director James Comey “went over people’s heads” as the Arizona lawmaker stayed up too late.
Democratic Senate Intelligence Committee members, including Sen. Kamala Harris of California, left, and Vice Chair Mark Warner of Virginia, center, will question former FBI Director Jim Comey Thursday in Washington. WASHINGTON — On Thursday morning, Senate Democrats have what could be their only chance
George Conway, a prominent Washington attorney and the husband of top Donald Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway, criticized the president’s Monday tweetstorm deriding his own Justice Department as “sad.”
After the Congressional Budget Office released its estimate of the AHCA's costs, senators kept grappling with the challenges of crafting an alternative.
The Congressional Budget Office will release its prediction of the effects of the House-passed health care overhaul Wednesday afternoon, potentially stirring up more dissent among Senate Republicans who have spent much of this month attempting to hash out their own health care deal. The CBO will likely
The Senate Intelligence Committee has asked the FBI to turn over all Comey’s memos with WH officials about the investigation into Russian meddling in the election.
The word "Trump" is conspicuously absent in Karen Handel's fierce campaign against Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia's Sixth Congressional District.
Senate Republicans are unified in rejecting calls for a special counsel to take over the investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election, even as some take a critical tone against the president’s abrupt firing of FBI Director Jim Comey. Senate Democrats, led by Minority Leader
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer publicly called upon the Justice Department’s second in command to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the inquiry into Russia’s interference in the U.S. elections.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks during a media briefing on Capitol Hill. WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that “nobody” is being excluded from his conference’s meetings on health care after Democrats and even some members of his own party criticized him
House Republicans defied the odds and narrowly passed a controversial bill to repeal and replace Obamacare on Thursday afternoon, with House Speaker Paul Ryan urging his members to seize the moment and deliver on their long-held campaign promise even before members received an estimate of the bill’s
House Speaker Paul Ryan and his deputies attempted to rebrand the party’s troubled health care plan as providing “layers of protection” for people with preexisting conditions, even as members of their caucus continued to defect from backing the legislation. Ryan told reporters Tuesday morning. Republic
Congress extended protections to 44 states that have legalized medical marijuana in its proposed $1 trillion spending bill that funds the government through September. This amendment, championed by former Reps. Maurice Hinchey, D-N.Y., Sam Farr, D-Calif., and current Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif.,
Congress has reportedly agreed to fund the federal government until September in a bipartisan deal that rejected President Trump's demand for a border wall.
The House passed a continuing resolution, or "CR," giving Congress until next Friday to hammer out a spending deal for the rest of the fiscal year.
The White House has assured Democrats it will continue to fund a key portion of Obamacare, clearing the way for negotiations on a series of spending bills to avoid a government shutdown, according to two sources familiar with the decision. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority
With a Friday deadline for a government shutdown looming, Democrats and Republicans in Congress are stalled on the issue of continued funding for Obamacare.
President Trump backed off his demand that Congress pay for a wall spanning the entire U.S.-Mexico border in a crucial spending bill that must pass by Friday night to keep the government funded.