The Republican-led Senate on Monday confirmed Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, as the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican.
President Donald Trump’s abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers amounts to “health care arson,” Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., told “Fox News Sunday.”
California Senate leader Kevin de Leon on Sunday became the first Democrat to officially announce a challenge to U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s 2018 reelection effort, saying he owes the bid to his single, immigrant mother and millions like her “who do everything in their power to protect their children.”
Steve Bannon, President Trump’s former chief strategist, on Saturday rallied evangelicals and other base supporters, urging them to defeat the Republican establishment as they recently did in Alabama and boldly predicting a commanding Trump re-election victory.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Sunday gave her strongest indication so far that she’ll seek re-election, amid speculation the senior California Democratic senator will retire in 2018 amid a potential challenge from her party’s progressive wing.
A legislative response to mass killings is elusive on Capitol Hill. Lawmakers cannot settle on a solution. However, there are lots of alternatives when it comes to potentially curbing gun violence.
Blackwater Worldwide founder Erik Prince is considering a Republican primary challenge to Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso, a senior member of the Senate Republican leadership team.
Republican political fundraiser Dan Palmer said Saturday that raising money this election cycle for GOP candidates in the toughest in roughly three decade and pinned much of the blame on Senate Republicans.
President Trump acknowledged that he indeed phoned Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer earlier this week about a possible bipartisan health care bill – an apparent sign that he remains frustrated with the GOP’s inability to repeal and replace ObamaCare.
On average, nearly two dozen House members retire each cycle without seeking another office.