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Trump's first public statement after the government shutdown deal doesn't paint an encouraging picture for DACA

TRUMP'S FIRST PUBLIC STATEMENT AFTER THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN DEAL DOESN'T PAINT AN ENCOURAGING PICTURE FOR DACA

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images As part of a deal to reopen the government, Senate GOP leadership agreed to work toward a deal to enshrine...

'I'm leaving the Democratic Party today': Democrats are infuriated by their own party's deal with the GOP to reopen the government

'I'M LEAVING THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY TODAY': DEMOCRATS ARE INFURIATED BY THEIR OWN PARTY'S DEAL WITH THE GOP TO REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT

Thomson Reuters Many Democrats are furious with members of their own party for agreeing to a Senate deal with the GOP to reopen the...

 
 
 
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down State's Congressional Map, Saying It Illegally Benefits GOP

PENNSYLVANIA SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN STATE'S CONGRESSIONAL MAP, SAYING IT ILLEGALLY BENEFITS GOP

Republicans had consistently received a 13-5 advantage in the state's congressional delegation since 2012.

GOP Senator Blames Trump Aide for Impasse

GOP SENATOR BLAMES TRUMP AIDE FOR IMPASSE

A deal to end the government shutdown before the beginning of the workweek failed Sunday night, meaning the first shutdown since 2013...

 
 
 
Congressman who helps oversee government ethics reportedly used taxpayer money to settle a misconduct complaint from a former staffer

CONGRESSMAN WHO HELPS OVERSEE GOVERNMENT ETHICS REPORTEDLY USED TAXPAYER MONEY TO SETTLE A MISCONDUCT COMPLAINT FROM A FORMER STAFFER

GOP Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a misconduct complaint from a former aide to whom the congressmen repeatedly...

Red-state Democrats are feeling the pressure to vote for the GOP plan to avoid a shutdown

RED-STATE DEMOCRATS ARE FEELING THE PRESSURE TO VOTE FOR THE GOP PLAN TO AVOID A SHUTDOWN

Alex Wong/Getty Images The federal government will enter a partial shutdown at midnight unless Congress passes a funding bill. Legislation...

 
 
 
House approves month-long funding, Senate to vote on potential govt shutdown

HOUSE APPROVES MONTH-LONG FUNDING, SENATE TO VOTE ON POTENTIAL GOVT SHUTDOWN

The US Senate has one day left to avert a government shutdown, after the GOP-controlled US House voted 230-197 to pass a short-term...

Supreme Court Tells North Carolina To Hold Off On Redrawing Congressional Map

SUPREME COURT TELLS NORTH CAROLINA TO HOLD OFF ON REDRAWING CONGRESSIONAL MAP

A lower court said GOP lawmakers had drawn a map benefiting their party so much that it violated the Constitution.

 
 
 
The House just voted to avoid a government shutdown, but the plan could still crash and burn in the Senate

THE HOUSE JUST VOTED TO AVOID A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, BUT THE PLAN COULD STILL CRASH AND BURN IN THE SENATE

The House passed a GOP-led bill to fund the government, slightly lowering the odds of a government shutdown. The bill passed by a vote...

Before speech, Trump throws support behind GOP candidate in pivotal Pa. race

BEFORE SPEECH, TRUMP THROWS SUPPORT BEHIND GOP CANDIDATE IN PIVOTAL PA. RACE

The GOP candidate for a vacant House seat greeted President Trump as he stepped off Air Force One in Pittsburgh.

 
 
 
The Republican Party's own hardline conservatives could sidetrack their deal to avoid a government shutdown

THE REPUBLICAN PARTY'S OWN HARDLINE CONSERVATIVES COULD SIDETRACK THEIR DEAL TO AVOID A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Republicans are attempting to pass a short-term funding bill to keep the government open beyond the current Friday deadline. Conservative...

GOP says its lacking votes to avoid government shutdown

GOP SAYS ITS LACKING VOTES TO AVOID GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Conservatives say there's enough Republican opposition to scuttle a plan by House GOP leaders to prevent a government shutdown this...

 
 
 
The Latest: GOP lacking votes to keep government open

THE LATEST: GOP LACKING VOTES TO KEEP GOVERNMENT OPEN

WASHINGTON - The Latest on Congress' battle over the budget :

Why the GOP tax cuts are boosting stocks and who gains most

WHY THE GOP TAX CUTS ARE BOOSTING STOCKS AND WHO GAINS MOST

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers late last year rushed $1.5 trillion in tax cuts into law - the most sweeping...

 
 
 
The GOP's New Tax Plan Will Affect Everyone, But Will It Grow The Economy?

THE GOP'S NEW TAX PLAN WILL AFFECT EVERYONE, BUT WILL IT GROW THE ECONOMY?

You asked, we answered: Will the GOP tax plan boost economic growth? Not much , say many economists. (Image credit: The Washington...

Tom Brokaw: Perhaps GOP Senators Who Don't ‘Recall' ‘Sh*thole' Comments Should Get Hearing Aids

TOM BROKAW: PERHAPS GOP SENATORS WHO DON'T ‘RECALL' ‘SH*THOLE' COMMENTS SHOULD GET HEARING AIDS

Veteran newsman Tom Brokaw had some pithy words for the two Republican senators who said they don't recall President Trump ‘s “shithole...

 
 
 
Paul Ryan predicts no shutdown, says GOP won't 'tackle' Medicaid

PAUL RYAN PREDICTS NO SHUTDOWN, SAYS GOP WON'T 'TACKLE' MEDICAID

Ryan said that Republicans will not attach an immigration deal to a must-pass spending bill ahead of next week's deadline and predicted...

New Entrant Joins Volatile Arizona Senate Race

NEW ENTRANT JOINS VOLATILE ARIZONA SENATE RACE

Republican congresswoman Martha McSally called on the national GOP to "grow a pair of ovaries" as she launched her Senate bid Friday,...

 
 
 
GOP senator says lawmakers reach immigration compromise

GOP SENATOR SAYS LAWMAKERS REACH IMMIGRATION COMPROMISE

A spokesman for a Democratic lawmaker, however, says there's "nothing to report yet."

Top GOP Prospect Kevin Cramer Decides Against Senate Run In North Dakota

TOP GOP PROSPECT KEVIN CRAMER DECIDES AGAINST SENATE RUN IN NORTH DAKOTA

Republicans are having trouble lining up quality Senate candidates in some key races.