54 Trumpcare Protesters In Wheelchairs Arrested At U.S. CapitolU.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman says 54 people, many in wheelchairs, were arrested Wednesday in the Capitol Rotunda as the protested the health care bill being considered in the House.
House Republicans, Short Of Votes, Withdraw Health Care BillHouse Republicans, short of votes, withdraw health care bill.
Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL PipelineThe Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the conclusion of the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.
House Sets Risky Health Care Vote After Trump Demands ItHouse Speaker Paul Ryan set the showdown for Friday. At a Capitol meeting late Thursday, top White House officials told GOP lawmakers that Trump had decided the time for talk was over.
Texas House Speaker Won't Block Bathroom Bill Despite His OppositionTexas House Speaker Joe Straus says he doesn't know if the Senate's controversial bathroom bill will pass in the House. "That's a good question."
Plaintiffs Ask Judges To Trash Texas Congressional DistrictsThe plaintiffs challenging the congressional district lines imposed by the Texas Legislature in 2011 have asked federal judges to trash that district plan and order a new district plan.
Speaker Straus: 'No I Won't' Block Texas Bathroom BillTexas House Speaker Joe Straus says while he opposes the senate's so-called 'Bathroom Bill,' he won't keep it from getting a full vote in the house.
AP Sources: US To Approve Keystone XL PipelineThe State Department will recommend the pipeline is in U.S. interests, clearing the way for the White House to grant a presidential permit to TransCanada to build the $8 billion pipeline, two officials said.
Senate Votes To Undo Privacy Rules That Protect User DataThe Republican-led Senate has voted to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information.
Schumer Vows Filibuster In Opposition Of GorsuchSen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday that he will oppose Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and lead a filibuster of the choice, setting up a politically charged showdown with Republicans.
Report: US Probes Banking Of Ex-Trump Campaign ChiefU.S. Treasury Department agents have recently obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman as part of a federal anti-corruption probe into his work in Eastern Europe.
US Declines To Join Letter Criticizing China On Human RightsThe United States has declined to join other countries in criticizing China over allegations of torture against human rights lawyers.