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DeVos headed for Senate showdown

Betsy DeVos cleared a major hurdle in the Senate to become the next education secretary despite vigorous opposition from Democrats. Senators voted 52-48 to cut...

Gorsuch: Fewer Scalia edges?

If confirmed by the Senate to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch would fill the seat of the man he seeks to emulate as a...

State AGs push back on Trump

Washington became the first state to sue the Trump administration with a filing Monday over the president's executive order restricting refugees and immigration. It...

Obama prospered as Dems floundered

In boasting about his tenure in the White House, President Barack Obama often cites numbers like these: 15 million new jobs, a 4.9 percent...

Dems eye targeting Trump’s treasury pick

Democrats are eyeing the Senate confirmation hearings for Donald Trump's Treasury secretary pick selection as a prime opportunity to chip away at the Republican's...

Coal miner benefits dog government shutdown debate

Hours to a government shutdown, coal-state Senate Democrats blocked swift action on a stopgap spending bill over benefits for retired miners and pressed President-elect...

Can Democrats rebuild the ‘blue wall?’

With the dust now settled from the election, Democrats are looking to rebuild the political "blue wall" of traditionally Democratic upper Midwest and Great...

Embattled Polosi remains Dem leader

House Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader Wednesday, ratifying the status quo in a changing Washington despite widespread frustration over the party's direction. That...

State Dems will fight Trump in court

Democratic attorneys general in at least five U.S. states have vowed to fight President-elect Donald Trump in the courts if he rolls back Obama-era...

Democrat Pelosi is a survivor

When Nancy Pelosi travels from her home in San Francisco to her job in Washington as House Democratic leader, she flies over millions of...