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Countdown clock ticking for Trump, Republicans

Start the countdown clock on a momentous two weeks for President Donald Trump and the GOP-run Congress. Republicans are determined to deliver the first revamp...

FBI Director defends his agency to Congress

Countering strident attacks on his agency from the president who appointed him, FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday defended the tens of thousands of...

FBI boss heads to Congress amid Trump’s attacks

Christopher Wray faces a tough test four months into his leadership of the FBI: He must defend America’s top law enforcement agency against blistering...

Averting a shutdown…for now

Congress seems set to prevent a weekend government shutdown, but lawmakers and President Donald Trump still have longer-range disputes to settle over spending, immigration...

Discord among GOP on tax bills

Sounding a discordant note among the positive talk on the tax bill, a number of Republicans are delivering a blunt assessment, casting the bill...

Will sex charges send members of Congress packing?

As allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful lawmakers roil Congress, House Democrats on Thursday delivered their strongest rebuke yet with calls for Michigan Rep....

House looks to expand gun owner rights

A key House committee on Wednesday approved a Republican bill to expand gun owners’ rights — the first gun legislation since mass shootings in...

Anti sexual harassment legislation passes House

Pressured to respond to burgeoning sexual misconduct allegations, the House easily approved a bipartisan measure Wednesday requiring annual anti-harassment training for lawmakers and aides...

House plans vote on sexual harassment training

Rocked by allegations of sexual misconduct, the House is moving ahead on legislation to require anti-sexual harassment training for all members and their staffs. The...

Trump faces critical showdowns on Capitol Hill

President Donald Trump’s year-end agenda is at a critical juncture as he heads Tuesday to Capitol Hill to rally Senate Republicans on taxes —...