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GOP skeptics question tax plan

House Republicans face opposition to their plan to overhaul the way corporations pay federal taxes from a powerful group of lawmakers — other Republicans. "I'm...

Phone callers swamp Congress

A lot of politics is about the basics, and in Congress that means answering the phone. By that measure, life on Capitol Hill in...

President Trump starts first week

President Donald Trump is set to meet with congressional leaders from both parties to discuss his agenda, as he enters his first official week...

Can Congress Replace Obamacare?

Republicans have won a gateway victory in Congress in their seven-year trek toward scuttling President Barack Obama's health care law. Now with Donald Trump...

GOP hypocrisy on Presidential intel briefings

A few years ago President Barack Obama came under conservative fire for choosing, at times, to read his daily intelligence briefings, rather than receive...

Obamacare fight kicks in

President Barack Obama is traveling to the Capitol to give congressional Democrats advice on how to combat the Republican drive to dismantle his health...

House Republicans gut ethics watchdog

House Republicans have voted to eviscerate the Office of Congressional Ethics, the independent body created in 2008 to investigate allegations of misconduct by lawmakers...

GOP set to dismantle Obama’s legacy

Members of the 115th Congress will be sworn in at noon Tuesday, setting off an aggressive campaign by Republicans who control the House and...

Republican conflict on Obamacare

Republicans are united on repealing President Barack Obama's health care law, but ideologically and practically speaking, they're in different camps over replacing it. Getting...

Another government shutdown averted…barely

With less than hour to spare, the Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state Democrats retreated on long-term health care...