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Senate Republicans approve budget with massive deficit

Republicans on Thursday muscled a $4 trillion budget through the Senate in a major step forward for President Donald Trump’s ambitious promise of “massive...

Trump flip flops on healthcare subsidy

A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is reeling after President Donald Trump reversed course and opposed the agreement...

Senate’s aging members: Mostly Republican

Top Republicans coping with a razor-thin majority as they try pushing a partisan agenda through the Senate are running smack into another complication —...

Trump, McConnell claim unity

Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell have reaffirmed their alliance of necessity in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences....

A voter rebuke of Trump & the GOP

A firebrand Alabama jurist wrested a U.S. Senate nomination from an appointed incumbent backed by millions of dollars from national Republicans, adding a new...

Another lost cause on Obamacare repeal?

With time growing short, President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders are engaged in a frantic search for votes in a last-ditch effort to...

House heads for disaster aid, debt limit hike

Conservative grumbling aside, the House is heading toward backing a $15.3 billion disaster aid package that President Donald Trump and Democrats have linked to...

Trump, Republicans go after legal immigrants

After a crackdown on illegal immigration that has sharply reduced the number of unauthorized border crossings from Mexico, U.S. President Donald Trump is now...

Blame game in play in Washington

Republican finger-pointing commenced Friday after the Senate’s dark-of-night defeat of the GOP effort to repeal much of the Obama health care law, a startling...

Obamacare repeal fails: ‘Time to move on’

Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump’s agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama’s...