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Bruce Evans may be one of the last remaining staffers of a Senate that is slowing fading into the rearview mirror of history. His list... [Read More]
When President Donald Trump fires up his Twitter account to talk trade, it is Shane Warren who is left to explain his posts to the Senate Republican Conference.... [Read More]
The bitter political environment leading up to the midterm elections will add hurdles to the Senate approval process for nominees to top federal positions. [Read More]
Women senators are ramping up the pressure on chamber leadership to pass legislation to address the issue of sexual harassment and discrimination in congressional offices.  ... [Read More]
Sen. John McCainon Friday pressed Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, for information on her involvement with the agency's... [Read More]
Congress appears ready to delay action indefinitely on a number of pressing policy issues. The 2018 omnibus spending bill could be the last... [Read More]
President Donald Trump is hoping to land a U.S. astronaut on Mars during his tenure in the White House, and Congress is prepared to continue... [Read More]
The politics of health care reared its ugly head yet again.A grand, bipartisan bargain to stabilize the U.S. individual insurance market fell apart this week.... [Read More]
Moderate Senate Democrats on the ballot in 2018 are racking up a number of key legislative victories in advance of what is expected to be... [Read More]
The pending fiscal year 2018 spending bill will not address a perceived ban on the federal government conducting research into gun violence, sources say. [Read More]
The White House has held some discussions with Congress aboutaddressing immigration in the pending fiscal year 2018 spending bill, according to GOP senators and aides,... [Read More]
Frank Larkin, who has been Senate sergeant-at-arms for the past three years, will depart his post at the end of March. [Read More]
Shahira Knight, special assistant to President Donald Trump for tax and retirement policy, is under consideration to replace departing Gary Cohn as chief economic adviser, according... [Read More]
Advocates and lawmakers who were hoping the recent mass shooting at a Florida high school would finally spur Congress to act have hit a familiar... [Read More]
Sen. Richard C. Shelby, the expected next chairman of the Appropriations Committee, will slide into the role with much of the grunt work already done.... [Read More]
Senate Republicans are calling for changes to the seldom-employed section of U.S. trade law that the Trump administration used to unilaterally impose steep new tariffs... [Read More]
Tension lingers between Senate Democrats and progressive advocacy groups after the chamber failed to advance an immigration plan. [Read More]
Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley is pressing the White House for answers on the Trump administration's security clearance policy and who within the West... [Read More]
Several unrelated policy measures could be attached to a still unwritten fiscal year 2018 spending bill that Congress has just a few weeks to pass. [Read More]