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Franken: Fast rise but faster fall?

“Many of you have jobs, many of you have families,” Sen. Al Franken told Virginia Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of what seemed...

Can an ex-punk rocker beat Ted Cruz in Texas?

As Democrats try to win control of the U.S. Congress in next year’s midterm elections, their hopes of picking up a Senate seat in...

White House willing to dump healthcare from tax bill

The White House says it’s willing to strike a health-care provision from Senate legislation to cut taxes and overhaul the tax code if the...

Winners and losers in Republican tax bill

The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major Republican tax...

House approves tax bill but Senate unsure

Republicans have stretched closer to delivering the first big legislative victory for President Donald Trump and their party, whisking a $1.5 trillion overhaul of...

GOP tax bill hits Senate roadblock

Republicans are muscling their massive tax bill through the House, with President Donald Trump urging them on to a critically needed legislative victory and...

Trump returns to turmoil, chaos and scandal

President Donald Trump spent five days in Asia largely keeping the Alabama Senate scandal at bay. He won’t be so lucky on U.S. soil. The...

Scrap healthcare mandate to pay for tax cuts?

The Obama health care law’s requirement that Americans get insurance coverage is now pinned as a target of Republican lawmakers, as they look to...

Senate bill hikes taxes for 13.8 million households

Promoted as needed relief for the middle class, the Senate Republican tax overhaul actually would increase taxes for some 13.8 million moderate-income American households,...

Moore to Post: ‘I’m gonna sue you’

Alabama Republican Roy Moore says a lawsuit will be filed over the newspaper report carrying allegations that he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old...