The Senate Majority Leader scheduled a banking reform bill for consideration this week, effectively delaying a debate on gun control in Congress's upper chamber as much of the country turns to Capitol Hill for stricter firearms regulations.
Denis McDonough said the statement would have been more robust.
Senator Chuck Schumer kicked some bluegrass on his Republican counterpart Mitch McConnell by giving him a bottle of Brooklyn bourbon.
The Missouri Senate race is expected to be one of the most hotly contested of the 2018 midterms.
If Democrats' attempts to pass a significant immigration deal end up getting stymied in the House, then the shutdown will have been a complete failure.
During the 2013 government shutdown, Trump criticized Obama for his failure to "get everybody in a room" and lead.
Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that Republicans should use the tactic to pass the long-term budget.
McConnell told Democrats to choose between DACA or CHIP.
Item one: Republicans are planning to blame Democrats.
Forget the War on Christmas, Mitch McConnell has a new battle on his hands.
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has different rules for Republicans and Democrats when it comes to passing legislation.
The former strategist said the grassroots movement scares people.
Which matters more — repeated underage sexual assault or preserving the GOP agenda? An Alabama Representative believes the latter.
The right wing of the Republican Party, led by Steve Bannon, is revolting against the establishment.
Several bills have been proposed to address gun violence, but the Senate majority leader said it's "hard to envision a foolproof way" to prevent attacks in America.
“Look, this is not about personalities. This is about achievement," McConnell told Fox News Sunday.
Trump calls Bannon a "friend" during Rose Garden remarks.
The chamber begins 20 hours of debate, and anything can happen as the lawmakers attempt to revamp health care on the fly.
The Republican alternative to the Obamacare fine for non-participants is Big Brother government too.
The health care debacle is just part of the problem. Bad decisions and structural impediments are killing the president’s legislative agenda
The GOP's Senate health care bill collapsed on Monday evening after two more senators announced they would not back the bill.