Legal Rulings Could Force Texas Back Into Federal OversightA run of legal defeats over its voting laws means Texas could risk becoming the first state forced back into federal oversight since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down key parts of the Voting Rights Act four years ago.
Conservative Group's Health Ads Slam GOP LawmakersThe conservative Club for Growth is targeting powerful committee chairmen and other top Republicans, part of an aggressive ad campaign to rally support for the GOP's struggling health care overhaul effort.
Lawmakers Try To Keep Town Halls From Getting Out Of ControlTown halls have become a risky proposition for GOP members of Congress. Some Americans, angry about President Trump's agenda, have flooded the meetings, asking representatives tough questions, chanting and heckling them.
Sanders: Trump Will Be A One-Term PresidentVermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is predicting that President Donald Trump will be a one-term president.
Trump's Military Action Unnerves Some GOP Libertarians, DemsPresident Donald Trump's military strike against Syria drew strong push-back from an odd mix of libertarian Republicans, Democrats and the far-right conservatives who have long insisted on Congress' constitutional authority for acts of war.
Gorsuch Heads For Confirmation As Senate Tears Up Own RulesPresident Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, is headed for confirmation after Republicans tore up the Senate's voting rules to allow him to ascend to the high court over furious Democratic objections.
Dems Claim Votes To Block Gorsuch; GOP Will Override ThemDemocrats claimed the votes they needed Monday to block President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, but the victory was only fleeting, setting up a historic showdown with Republicans who intend to rewrite Senate rules and muscle Neil Gorsuch onto the high court.
House Republicans, Short Of Votes, Withdraw Health Care BillHouse Republicans, short of votes, withdraw health care bill.
Texas Senate Gives Final Approval To Anti-Abortion BillThe Texas Senate has given final approval to banning a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure, sending it to the state House.
GOP Healthcare Bill Is Critical First Test For TrumpAs conservatives revolt over Republican healthcare legislation, President Trump faces a crucial first test of his presidency. Can he translate his bully pulpit and popularity with conservative voters into a legislative win?
Cruz Has "Concerns" About GOP Healthcare BillSen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday said that he has "significant concerns" about the House Republican healthcare plan, but added that there is time to address those concerns through congressional negotiations.
Senate Votes To Block Obama-Era Rule On Federal Land PlansThe Senate has approved legislation to block an Obama-era regulation that Republicans said could deter development of federal lands and harm local economies in the West.