• Chuck Schumer May 12, 2021 1:24 pm

    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer Calls Ousting of Rep. Liz Cheney a “New and Very Dangerous Low Point” for GOP

    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., rebuked the House GOP following their vote to remove Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., from the party’s leadership after voicing opposition to former president Donald Trump’s stolen election claims.

  • GOP February 5, 2021 4:28 pm

    Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on GOP: ‘The Party Is (Trump's)'

    Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., spoke to reporters about the future of the Republican party the morning after 11 House Republicans voted with Democrats to strip her of her committee assignments.

  • Congress October 28, 2019 12:34 am

    Rep. Katie Hill Announces Resignation With ‘Broken Heart'

    Democratic congresswoman Katie Hill of California has resigned amid an ethics probe and revelations of an affair with a campaign staffer. In a statement Sunday, the 32-year-old freshman from the Los Angeles area says leaving the House is best for her constituents, community and country.

  • Donald Trump January 16, 2019 1:26 pm

    Rep. Steve King Faces Backlash From Congress Over Racist Remarks

    In a rare moment of bipartisan agreement, members of the U.S. House condemned Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) for his comments on white nationalism and white supremacy. Even leaders of King’s own party are pressuring him to resign.

  • Donald Trump January 16, 2019 10:01 am

    House Rebukes GOP's Steve King Over Racist Remarks

    A Democratic measure rebuking Republican Rep. Steve King for his comments about white supremacy won easy approval Tuesday in the House. In a twist, the nine-term Iowa congressman was among those supporting the measure of disapproval, which was adopted, 424-1.

  • Donald Trump May 31, 2018 1:26 pm

    Boehner: With Trump Takeover, GOP Is ‘Taking a Nap'

    It’s not quite “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” but former GOP House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday said President Donald Trump has taken over the Republican Party. “There is no Republican Party. There’s a Trump party. The Republican Party is kind of taking a nap somewhere,” he said at the Mackinac Policy Conference in Michigan. Boehner, of Ohio, also described...

  • Congress April 15, 2018 1:55 pm

    Is Paul Ryan's Departure a Disaster for House Republicans?

    After House Speaker Paul Ryan announced he would not be running again, GOP House members are scrambling to keep their seats and find a suitable replacement for the speaker, NBC News reported. The main goal for Republicans is to keep their majority in the House. Ryan’s decision to exit the House has opened the door for other Republicans to fight...

  • Donald Trump March 26, 2018 9:44 pm

    Political Force or Fad? Young Voters' Clout Uncertain

    They have walked out, marched and demanded action across America to stop gun violence. But it’s far from certain that the young people behind the “March for Our Lives” movement will be a political force at the ballot box this fall. Republicans are skeptical. Democrats are hopeful. And outside groups that favor gun control aren’t taking any chances. Organizations aligned...

  • Donald Trump March 19, 2018 1:27 pm

    Trump Prods Congress Amid Debate on Immigration

    A high-stakes Senate debate over immigration got off to a halting start Tuesday, with Republican and Democratic leaders immediately at loggerheads over how to move forward and President Donald Trump warning this was the “last chance” to extend protections to “Dreamer” immigrants. Trump issued the warning in a morning tweet as the Senate opened what was billed as an unusual...

  • Donald Trump March 19, 2018 11:24 am

    Congress Takes on Immigration Issue Amid Election Pressures

    The Senate begins a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the “Dreamer” immigrants on Monday, and Republican senators say they’ll introduce President Donald Trump’s plan. Though his proposal has no chance of passage, Trump may be the most influential voice in the conversation. If the aim is to pass a legislative solution, Trump will be a crucial...

  • Donald Trump January 18, 2018 3:49 pm

    Trump Hoping to Keep Pennsylvania Seat in Republican Hands

    President Donald Trump on Thursday pledged “total support” for a Pennsylvania lawmaker trying to keep a House seat in Republican hands in the first congressional race of the year, tweeting his endorsement hours before visiting the state. Trump said Rick Saccone “is a great guy” and that “We need more Republicans to continue our already successful agenda!” The 59-year-old state...

  • Donald Trump January 7, 2018 8:54 am

    Trump Washes His Hands of Insurgency Against GOP Incumbents

    President Donald Trump says he’s done campaigning for insurgents challenging incumbent Republican members of Congress. Trump told reporters after meeting GOP House and Senate leaders at Camp David on Saturday that he’s planning a robust schedule of campaigning for the 2018 midterm elections and that includes involvement in the Republican primaries. He’ll campaign for incumbents, he said, and “anybody else...

  • Donald Trump December 21, 2017 9:50 pm

    Trump Celebrates After Congress Wraps Up Massive Tax Package

    A triumphant President Donald Trump and jubilant fellow Republicans celebrated the passage of their $1.5 trillion tax overhaul Wednesday as a “historic victory for the American people.” The American people, however, will need some convincing. As Trump and GOP lawmakers gathered at the White House to cheer their first major legislative achievement — and the biggest tax changes in a...

  • Donald Trump July 24, 2017 3:21 pm

    Promising ‘A Better Deal,' Democrats Try to Rebrand Party

    Promising “A Better Deal” for American workers, Democratic Party leaders rolled out a new agenda with a populist pitch on Monday as they sought to bounce back from their losses in November and look ahead to the 2018 midterms. They left the Beltway for small-town Berryville, Virginia, in an attempt to appeal to the working-class voters that Donald Trump appealed...

  • Donald Trump May 9, 2017 6:56 am

    Health Care Fight Shifts to Senate, Where GOP Wants a Reboot

    It took blood, sweat and tears for Republican leaders to finally push their health care bill through the House last week. Don’t expect the process to be less arduous in the Senate, though more of the angst in that more decorous chamber will likely be behind closed doors. No one expects a new bill to be written quickly, but Senate...

  • Donald Trump March 28, 2017 7:00 am

    Bitter GOP Finger-Pointing Clouds Path for Trump Agenda

    Congressional Republicans on Monday pointed fingers and assigned blame after their epic failure on health care and a weekend digesting the outcome. The divisions, coming on top of House Republicans’ inability to deliver on a priority they all share — repealing and replacing “Obamacare” — raised serious questions about whether they will be able to achieve their other legislative goals...

  • Donald Trump March 25, 2017 5:09 am

    Some Parts of ‘Obamacare' Working Well, Problems With Others

    Once again, “Obamacare” has survived a near-death experience. It won’t be the end of the political debate, but House Speaker Paul Ryan acknowledges, “We’re going to be living with ‘Obamacare’ for the foreseeable future.” Ryan pulled the “repeal and replace” bill drafted by House Republican leaders and blessed by President Donald Trump after it failed to muster enough support. It...

  • New Hampshire March 8, 2017 5:06 pm

    Transgender Rights Bill in NH Causing Some Controversy

    A transgender equality bill is causing some controversy at the State House in New Hampshire.

  • Arizona February 3, 2017 7:34 am

    Texas ‘Bathroom Bill' May Pose Big Test for Sports Leagues

    Texas Republican lawmakers are pushing to pass measures requiring people to use bathrooms that correspond to the sex on their birth certificate by June, daring leagues to boycott some of the biggest cities and stadiums in the U.S.

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