Over the objections of a Democratic senator, the Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Charles E. Grassley (Iowa), announced last week that he will schedule a hearing on President Trump’s nominee for a seat on the Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. By ignoring the senator’s “blue slip” — a practice that allows […]
It was Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who launched a broadside against President Donald Trump’s budget nominee over religious views, but it’s the No. 2 Republican… Read More
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The Senate passed its fiscal year 2018 budget resolution late Thursday night, paving the way for potentially the most comprehensive tax reform package in decades…. Read More
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President Donald Trump’s nominee to run the federal government’s bureaucracy could be a key player in reforming it, and in keeping the president’s campaign pledge… Read More
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President Donald Trump has not been able to fully implement his agenda, in no small part because the Senate is not confirming his nominees, conservatives… Read More
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Challenger Roy Moore soundly defeated incumbent Luther Strange in Tuesday’s runoff to choose the Republican nominee in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race. With all precincts… Read More
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Since January, Republicans in Congress have been working on efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare using the budget reconciliation vehicle. As a last-ditch effort to… Read More
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