Johnson Amendment Under Fire From House Republicans
With little fanfare, the House advanced a spending bill that would gut the law keeping churches out of political campaigns.
With Health Care Delay, Groups Up Pressure on Senators
Liberal groups seize on the Senate health care vote delay to intensify opposition, while conservatives do outreach behind the scenes.
Senate's Lack of Transparency Goes Beyond Health Care
Citing time crunch, Democratic opposition, Republicans are weighing major policies and nominees without the usual oversight.
The Real Impact of the Republican Health Care Plan
The CBO estimates the Senate's Obamacare repeal would leave 22 million more Americans without insurance. It's only the beginning.
Republicans Gamble Health Care Bill on Abortion
Language targeting Planned Parenthood in the Republicans' draft released Thursday may run afoul of Senate rules.
Why Republicans' 'Secret' Healthcare Process Matters
Without public buy-in or bipartisan support, any measure Republicans pass is likely to be temporary.
Does Don McGahn Serve the Presidency or Donald Trump?
Will Don McGahn, the White House counsel, save Trump from the Russia probe? Or will he be forced to turn on his boss, as John Dean did to Nixon?
Three Women Could Make or Break Obamacare Repeal
Republicans need to win over at least one of these women senators to pass a health care bill in that chamber.
Republicans Dump Money Into Georgia Runoff
Democrat Jon Ossoff has the fundraising edge in the race, but Republicans are helping Karen Handel make up the difference.
Capitol Police Star at Congressional Baseball Game
The game was played in the shadow of Wednesday's shooting that left Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise in critical condition.
Russia Sanctions: Congress Attempts to Reassert Power
The Senate sent a strong, bipartisan signal this week it wants more say over President Trump's foreign policies.
Does "Trump Clone" Have a Shot in Virginia Primary?
A poll from a new, little-known firm shows Corey Stewart surging as voters prepare to cast ballots in Virginia, but experts are skeptical.
Trump Stays Silent on Comey Testimony
Much to his supporters' relief, the president sticks to the script and avoids addressing the Russia investigation.
Trump Supporters Are Trying to Discredit James Comey
Comey is set to testify in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday about whether the president tried to impede the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation.
Homeland Security Chief Defends Citizen Phone Searches
Secretary Kelly had previously emphasized that the searches, happening at airports and other ports of entry, were targeting foreigners.
The Millennials Working to Save the Democratic Party
In the shadow of Donald Trump, thousands of young people are gunning to resurrect the party—one district at a time.
The DNC Wants to Join the Resistance. Can It?
Many in the progressive base are distrustful of the party organization and its leadership.
Russia, Comey Investigations Raise Pressure on Sessions
Democrats, allies intensify calls for FBI and Justice Department investigations into Sessions's role in the Trump-Russia saga.
The Paris Accord: Does It Matter If the U.S. Pulls Out?
The White House has already indicated it will not meet the emissions goals U.S. set as part of the international accord.
Sick People Will Lose Insurance Under House Health Bill
Waivers added to House Republicans' bill would once again make insurance unaffordable for many with pre-existing conditions, posing a political problem for the GOP.
Trump Budget Reignites Welfare Reform Battle
To justify deep cuts, the White House contends people are taking advantage of anti-poverty programs, echoing decades-old talking points.
The Pope and Trump's War of Words: A Timeline
The pope and the president will have their first in-person meeting Wednesday, but it won't be the first time they've gone head-to-head.
Rosenstein Briefing Suggests Russia Probe Now Criminal
The deputy attorney general also admitted knowing FBI Director Comey would be fired before writing a memo justifying the move.
Trump 2020 Claims One-Day Fundraising Record
The amount the campaign raised May 17 is paltry, however, compared with records set in past campaigns.
Republicans Won't Abandon Trump
Despite the Comey memo and the leaks to Russia, the GOP is sticking by President Donald Trump. Here's why.
Trump Welcomes Another Strongman to White House
The optics alone are a gift to Turkish President Erdogan, as the U.S. and Turkey look to heal recent rifts.
Obamacare Repeal Effort Clouds Governor Races
Congress's health care debate creates headwinds for Republicans running for governor in moderate and Democratic-leaning states.
Republicans Under New Pressure After Comey Firing
The surprise White House move renews Capitol Hill debate on investigations into Russia's election meddling.
Why Trump's Firing of Comey Could Hurt the GOP
If Republicans spend more time debating a new FBI nominee and the possibility of an independent Trump-Russia probe, that means they will spend less time working on health care and jobs.
After 100 Days, Trump Has Yet to Figure Out Congress
The new White House's legislative struggles are a major warning sign as Trump tries to steady his presidency.