Even without the pressing needs of Hurricane Harvey, the budget, the debt ceiling, and tax reform, Congress already had its hands full this month with the nagging reality of Obamacare.
Jury selection gets under way next Tuesday in the bribery trial of New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez. It sets in motion a swirl of speculation about a shift in the balance of Senate power.
Paul Spencer is the kind of candidate that Democrats need if they hope to retake the House in 2018.
Tensions over Texas’s Senate Bill 4, the toughest anti-sanctuary bill in the country, bled into the Texas State Senate building that houses Governor Greg Abbott’s office on Monday.
Fresh from a two-week Easter break, Congress hits the ground running next week — its legislative plate more than full, and its back against the wall with the government funding clock ticking down and the resurrection of a tuned-up Obamacare replacemen…
Just hours before his first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, a cheery President Trump posed for pictures with roughly 20 Republican attorneys general – fully aware that the AGs are in the midst of filing a flurry of lawsuits against the Trump administration.
Even before Donald Trump had taken the oath of office, some House Democrats, apparently stunned at the election results and bruised by being left entirely out of the Washington power structure, were suggesting impeachment was in order. The movement has…
If the tears and hanging heads at Clinton headquarters Tuesday night didn’t tell the story, a conference call among House Democrats the following day did.
A map of an average congressional district would be – if one could channel the Founders’ intention – a fairly straightforward geometrical thing. But politics has distorted the geometry of modern congressional districts in a big way.
With funding for the government set to run out Sep. 30, congressional Republicans have an overriding concern – to avoid a government shutdown, for which they often have been blamed in the past.