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GOP leaders to Trump: ‘Back off’ on tariff plans

In a remarkably public confrontation, House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican allies of President Donald Trump pleaded with him Monday to back away...

Republicans keeping low profiles in Washington

After last year’s successful drive to cut taxes, what does the majority party in Congress do for an encore? The answer for Republicans seems...

Trump’s constantly shifting stance on guns frustrates many

In his quest to tackle gun violence, President Donald Trump has ricocheted between calling for tougher laws and declaring his fealty to the Second...

Trump to Congress: Time to fight the NRA

President Donald Trump declared he’s willing to take on the National Rifle Association over gun legislation, but Republicans who control Congress aren’t so sure....

Congress returns to face voter anger over guns

After a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work under hefty pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence. But no...

Governors skeptical of Congress and guns

Governors assessing the fallout from the latest school shooting said Saturday that the gun control debate has changed after the sorrow in Florida, a...

Boos for Congressman about gun murders in schools

Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting. “Let’s do...

Trump’s Budget Will Bring Huge Deficits

President Donald Trump is proposing a $4 trillion-plus budget for next year that projects a $1 trillion or so federal deficit and — unlike...

Congress passes budget. Can America afford it?

Congress managed to accomplish something in the wee hours of Friday morning.  It actually passed a bipartisan spending bill that keeps the government on...

Congress Approves budget, Trump Signs Off To Reopen The Federal Government

In what turned out to be a major bipartisan effort from a fractured Congress, the House of Representatives Friday morning approved a comprehensive, but...