Sen. Cruz Proposes New Tax BillSen. Cruz introduced a measure that would make the tax cuts for individuals in the new tax law permanent.
Divided Democrats Face Liberal Backlash On ImmigrationWith a new deadline fast approaching, Democrats in Congress are struggling to adopt a unified strategy to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.
White House To Push Merit-Based Immigration In New Campaign The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move toward a more merit-based structure.
House Speaker Says He’s Not Leaving Congress Anytime SoonThe Wisconsin Republican was asked Thursday about two published reports suggesting he might leave his job soon after the GOP passes a rewrite of the U.S. tax code.
GOP Challenger To N. Texas Congressman Backed Roy Moore's Alabama Senate CampaignVeronica Birkenstock says she's not concerned that her backing of Roy Moore will hurt her chance of winning her own race.
Will Name Recognition Give Former Dallas TV Investigative Reporter Edge In Congressional Race?"We're going to shine a light on wasteful spending, we're going to expose the broken system, we're going to call out bad policy that benefits the wealthy and corporations at the expense of the rest of us," said Congressional candidate Brett Shipp.
House Votes To Kill Texas Rep. Green's Resolution To Impeach TrumpThe U.S. House of Representatives has overwhelmingly voted to kill a resolution from a Democratic lawmaker to impeach President Donald Trump.
WH Budget Meeting Planned With Trump, Congressional LeadersPresident Donald Trump and congressional leaders have scheduled a summit to begin sorting out their budget differences.
What's Next In Battle Over Tax Reform Plan?Republicans say tax cuts will help families and businesses. They passed tax reform without any Democrats, who call it a tax scam.
Former Top Staffer Accuses Rep. Conyers Of Inappropriate TouchingA former deputy chief of staff said Rep. John Conyers made an unwanted sexual advance toward her and touched her inappropriately twice in the late 1990s, the Detroit News reported Tuesday, in the latest sexual misconduct allegations against the veteran lawmaker.
At Capitol, Franken Apologizes And Sees Long Fight For TrustSen. Al Franken apologized Monday to "everyone who has counted on me to be a champion for women" as the Minnesota Democrat fought to bolster his support with his first Capitol public appearance since being drawn into a wave of sexual harassment accusations buffeting Congress.
Conyers Gives Up Judiciary Post Amid Sex Harassment ProbeMichigan Rep. John Conyers is giving up his leadership position as top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, acknowledging a congressional probe into his possible misconduct had become an unwelcome distraction.