A Republican won a special election Thursday for a U.S. House seat in Montana, even after being charged with assaulting a reporter the day before polls opened, in a race seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump.
Elections over the next month in three Republican-held congressional districts will test voters’ frustration with GOP efforts to repeal Obamacare and whether Democrats can capitalize on President Donald Trump’s sagging approval ratings.
President Donald Trump intensified his criticism of the investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, a day after his Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to manage a probe that has enveloped the White House in a political storm.
Representative Fred Upton helped guide dozens of Obamacare repeal measures through the House in recent years, but he has deep reservations about the GOP’s current bill.
Democrat Jon Ossoff turned in an unexpectedly strong performance Tuesday in the special election to fill a longstanding Republican U.S. House seat in Georgia, emerging as the top vote-getter by far.
Let the blame game begin -- again -- with House Republicans saying Wednesday they still can’t reach a deal on reviving their health-care bill, likely delaying any chance of action until at least May.
House lawmakers hope Tuesday to release a new Trump administration-backed version of the health-care bill they had to abandon last month in an embarrassing setback to their pledge to repeal Obamacare.
The House is set to vote Friday afternoon on the troubled GOP health-care bill and leaders still don’t know whether they have the votes to pass it.
House Republican leaders expect to vote Friday on their embattled health-care bill, moving on the legislation under pressure by Trump administration officials who voiced urgency during a closed-door meeting on the Capitol with conservative holdouts.
Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan are working to win over conservative rebels who stand in the way of passing an Obamacare repeal measure, but the group said it’s still largely opposed.
Trump proposes eliminating discretionary funding for at least 19 independent agencies and 61 other programs.
House Republicans thought they were writing a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Instead, on Thursday, they found themselves running a traveling circus.
House Republican leaders have a new version of their major Obamacare repeal and replacement bill. They just don’t want you to see it.
Republicans in Congress have made cutting off funding to Planned Parenthood one of their top priorities, but the issue could stymie President Donald Trump’s Obamacare repeal plans and even trigger a government shutdown.
Republicans are considering capping the U.S.’s tax break on job-provided health insurance, a major change to the tax system that could be used to finance their efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said his agency should have delayed the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown to help smooth its rollout, as a key Republican lawmaker criticized the implementation of border control measures the president says will help prevent terrorism.
Senate Democrats spent nearly a year imploring Republicans to “do your job” and confirm President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. Now, the GOP is turning that message back around to Democrats.
Republicans in Congress began a process Thursday of rescinding a federal rule aimed at preventing people with serious mental-health problems from buying guns, one of the earliest targets in a long list of Obama administration regulations lawmakers plan to reverse.
Senate Democrats renewed an assault on Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general, Republican Senator Jeff Sessions, questioning his independence after the president fired the acting attorney general for refusing to enforce his executive order on immigration.
Mike Pence became the first sitting vice president to address an annual anti-abortion march in Washington Friday, telling demonstrators that their movement would gain new ground under President Donald Trump.
The tension and division of the campaign that elected Donald Trump as the nation’s 45th president rippled through the pomp and ceremony of his inauguration.
President-elect Donald Trump’s team said Tuesday that he’s considering establishing a special autism commission after vaccine skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said Trump had invited him to head up a panel on immunization safety and science.
President-elect Donald Trump has formally nominated retired U.S. Marine Corps General John Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security, his transition team announced Monday morning.
President-elect Donald Trump emerged from hours of meetings at his New Jersey golf resort, declaring that the day’s talks were “really good” and that his candidates are “really talented people” who would make good on his campaign pledge to make America great again.
After last Tuesday's cataclysm, the Vermont Senator's calls in <em>Our Revolution</em> to dismantle the rigged system will find a receptive audience.
He says the party “needs to be rebuilt from the ground up.”
The liberal wing of the Democratic Party takes stock following an epic loss.
Sanders’ words of support for the Democratic nominee are helping ease his backers’ disappointment.
Three new polls in a state once believed safe for the Democrat have changed the race.
Facing a tough re-election campaign, the New Hampshire senator has sought to distinguish herself from the Republican presidential nominee.
The public option, one of Clinton's suggested fixes for the healthcare law, faces long odds in Congress.
Former state lawmaker Deborah Ross is gaining on Senator Richard Burr in a race that’s very much about Donald Trump.
Fla. voters may set vote by mail records, Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager Robby Mook says. 2.8m requested vote-by-mail ballots in state compared with
The Democrat has built an impressive ground operation in the state.
President Obama says elected Republicans "can’t repeatedly denounce" Donald Trump but then endorse him "to be the most powerful person on the planet." Obama, speaking at rally for Hillary Clinton in Greensboro, N.C., says there are lawmakers who are embarrassed by Trump’s comments on women but "can’t bring themselves to say I can’t endorse this guy" Asks what took GOP lawmakers to denounce Trump; "I mean we saw this coming, he’s been saying really bad stuff for a while now" Trump "says stuff tha
At a town hall event in North Carolina, Pence makes it clear that he is not dropping out of the race.
The Clinton and Trump campaigns grapple with how to address the storm—and looming deadlines—without politicizing a natural disaster.
The showdown comes as the race has shifted since Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off last week.
For the bottom half of the ticket, the first rule is do no harm
The Libertarian candidate is drawing more from Clinton than from Trump.
With Clinton and Trump unpopular, third party candidates may have an opening
The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO is mailing pamphlets, making calls, knocking on doors and visiting job sites as it usually does in presidential elections, reaching out to its one million members and retirees to cajole those who are undecided and motivate those inclined to back Hillary Clinton to get out and vote on Nov. 8.
The Libertarian Party nominee needs to receive 15 percent support in recognized polls to be included.
The Democratic nominee has pledged to go further to help immigrants than the current president.
Republican gains made over the past three election cycles may have peaked.
The Democratic presidential nominee is aggressively courting disaffected Republicans.
Bernie Sanders—and President Obama's own historic first—have muffled the effect of her glass-ceiling-shattering.
Hillary Clinton was nominated Tuesday as the first woman to run as the presidential candidate of a major U.S. political party, after a gesture by former Democratic rival Bernie Sanders to declare her the nominee that was meant to signal party unity.
The senator says he intends to give his delegates the opportunity to vote for him Tuesday even as he urges them to back Clinton and defeat Trump.
Rounds of cheers, boos and chants ensued at the Democratic National Convention when Rep. Marcia Fudge of Ohio, the convention chairwoman, talked about putting Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine in the White House. “Excuse me,” Fudge said as the cheers and boos interrupted her Delegates holding anti-TPP signs led the booing, with Calif. delegates chanting “count our votes” “I intend to be fair, I want to hear the varying opinions here, Fudge says ‘‘I am going to be respectful of you. And
Throughout the evening, speaker after speaker preached the need for unity in the party, not always successfully.
The leaked Democratic National Committee e-mails mean getting to party unity is going to be a very messy process.
Senator Bernie Sanders will join presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at an event in New Hampshire on Tuesday, their campaigns said.
Surrogates for Clinton and Sanders were eager to praise the platform document and downplay talk of tension between their camps.
Democratic platform committee members approved several amendments Saturday promising a tougher stance against financial crimes committed by corporations or Wall Street. The committee approved language saying Democrats “support extending the statute of limitations for prosecuting major financial fraud” as well as an amendment stating Democrats will “support stronger criminal laws and civil penalties to be applied to Wall Street criminals who prey on the public trust” The committee also approved a
You can't always get what you want, the Democratic runner-up finds.
Bernie Sanders signaled a formal endorsement of Hillary Clinton is imminent, saying in an interview that Republican Donald Trump is “a pathological liar” and that he’ll throw his full support behind electing his rival for the Democratic nomination as president.
The Vermont senator had pressured by Democrats to endorse the party's presumptive presidential nominee.
Sanders is hoping that he’ll be able to influence the Democratic Party platform to mirror the populist ideals that fueled his campaign.
“It doesn’t appear that I’m going to be the nominee, so I’m not going to determine the scope of the convention,” Bernie Sanders says in his first televised interview since his national livestream broadcast to supporters last week, Washington Post’s Dave Weigel reports in tweet. Full interview with Sanders will air later this week on C-SPAN NOTE: Hillary Clinton is presumptive Democratic nominee; has enough pledged delegates and superdelegates to secure nomination, assuming committed individuals