During 1973's "Saturday Night Massacre," firing the independent prosecutor fell on the solicitor general.
Vetoes, pocket vetoes and other ways the White House can avoid implementing legislation.
The Arizona senator has been battling brain cancer and wasn't expected to attend this week's vote.
A new report says 32 million Americans will lose health insurance if senators opt to repeal the law without a replacement.
Since 1972, the average length of time between the nomination and confirmation of a director has been 20 days, excluding the special second appointment of Robert Mueller.
The CBO estimates the Senate's Obamacare repeal would leave 22 million more Americans without insurance. It’s only the beginning.
Legislation introduced in both the House and the Senate would ban airlines from behaving as United did with David Dao in April.
The measure will force President Donald Trump to get Congress approval before easing sanctions on Russia.
The figure wears her signature eyeglasses “to see through the GOP’s bull.”
"Women's health is a big part of this and women are a majority of the population, and their health interests deserve to be contemplated in any reform," Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein of California said.
House Republicans are celebrating but the American Health Care Act is likely to see major revisions in the upper chamber.
The Kentucky Republican has long been obsessed with dystopian novels and even once live streamed himself for an entire day.
Increased use of the minority party tool makes it more likely that the majority will one day decide to eliminate it entirely.
Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke, a Spanish-speaking, Irish-American representing a predominantly Latino district, is considered a long shot in the Republican-dominated state.
It was the second time Pence used his role as the chamber's president to end a deadlock. He was called to the capitol earlier to carry the resolution through a procedural vote.
Objections by Republican Senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee have blocked a vote in the full Senate.
The U.S. Senate voted 72-27 to confirm the 79-year-old corporate turnaround expert's nomination, with strong support from Democrats.
Lindsey Graham, Chris Murphy both tell Munich conference that the nuclear deal doesn't prevent the U.S. from imposing additional penalties.