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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...

GOP tries a ‘skinny repeal’ of Obamacare

They couldn’t pass a repeal of “Obamacare,” or find the votes for a White House-backed replacement. So now Senate Republicans are lowering their sights...

GOP fails to repeal Obamacare

After seven years of emphatic campaign promises, Senate Republicans demonstrated they didn’t have the stomach to repeal “Obamacare” on Wednesday when it actually counted....