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How Congress got Trump to climb down, end shutdown _ for...

Week after week, Trump had demanded that the government stay partially shuttered until Democrats agreed to pay for his wall along the U.S.-Mexico border....

Senate leaders announce budget agreement, hike in Pentagon spending

Republican and Democratic Senate leaders announced a budget agreement Wednesday that includes a big boost in spending for the Pentagon and would keep the...

GOP senators eager for Romney to join them

Senate Republicans are eager for Mitt Romney to succeed retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), with some hoping he will emerge as an independent counterweight to President Trump. The midterm election...

House approves tax bill, sending sweeping measure to Trump

Republicans in the House have given final approval to the biggest changes to the tax code in decades, sending the package to President Trump and completing...

Congress votes on tax bill: What the ‘Tax Cuts and Jobs...

The House approved the final version of the new tax reform legislation on Tuesday, meaning the bill will now head to the Senate for a late-night vote. The bill...

Mitch McConnell: ‘We have the votes’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday that he has enough votes to get the GOP’s $1.4 trillion-plus tax-cut plan across the finish line,...

Trump is taking a big risk on Roy Moore in Alabama

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore lost a campaign communications director the day after he gained a quasi-endorsement from the president of the United States. After weeks of mixed...

Senate Republicans unveil new tax plan that delays corporate cut, strips...

Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled their own version of a tax reform bill that would cut billions in taxes for individuals and corporations –...

Senate faces Obamacare showdown

Senators return to Washington on Monday facing great uncertainty over whether they will be able to strike a deal to keep Obamacare's insurer subsidies...