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Rebuking Trump, Senate votes to end Saudi war aid

The Senate voted Wednesday to end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition’s war in Yemen, bringing Congress one step closer to a unprecedented...

Pelosi slams door on Senate compromise for Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said "no way" Wednesday to a last-minute Republican Senate deal that would leave President Donald Trump's "emergency declaration" to use...

Back-door deal might help Trump on his border wall

The White House and Republican senators sought compromise on limiting presidents’ powers to unilaterally declare national emergencies, as chances improved that President Donald Trump...

House approves ethics, election reform

The Democratic-controlled House has approved legislation aimed at reducing the role of big money in politics, ensuring fair elections and strengthening ethics standards. But...

Can GOP find a way out of Trump’s border wall mess?

One by one, the Republican senators floated their ideas. They were trying to find a way out of a seemingly impossible dilemma: how to...

Opposition to Trump’s ’emergency’ continues to grow

Senate opponents of President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border have moved very close to having enough votes to...

Astronaut not a shoo-in against Sen. McSally

Former astronaut Mark Kelly just announced his intention to run for the U.S. Senate in 2020 for the Senate seat now occupied by Martha...

Private Trump / McConnell emergency talk leaked

This Washington Post headline says it all: "McConnell privately cautions Trump about emergency declaration on border wall" This is how the HUFFPOST titled their story about...

Senate slaps down both plans to reopen government

A splintered Senate swatted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 34-day partial government shutdown on Thursday, leaving President Donald Trump and...

Orrin Hatch ends a long Senate career

Orrin Hatch ended his tenure Thursday as the longest-serving Republican senator in history, capping a unique career that positioned him as one of the...