Politics

Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl resigning at end of year

Sen. Jon Kyl is resigning from the seat he was appointed to less than four months ago following the death of John McCain, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Friday. Kyl’s…

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Senate OKs Resolution Blaming Saudi Crown Prince

The Senate has passed a resolution saying Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Senators unanimously passed the resolution Thursday in…

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Pelosi: House Democrats to Seek Trump Tax Returns

Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that congressional Democrats will begin to seek President Donald Trump’s tax returns — a move likely to be resisted by the White House — after…

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Senate Votes Overwhelmingly to Renew Farm Programs

The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for a sweeping agriculture bill that will fund key farm safety net programs for the next five years without making significant changes to the food…

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Facing Pressure, McConnell Agrees to Prison-Reform Vote

Under pressure from President Donald Trump and many of his Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he will bring legislation to the floor to overhaul the…

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Senate Approves Trump’s Nominee for Watchdog Agency

In a party-line vote, the Senate approved President Donald Trump’s nominee to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday, ending a six-month, highly partisan battle over the fate of…

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Wisconsin GOP Votes to Weaken Democrat Who Defeated Walker

Wisconsin Republicans pushed through protests, internal disagreement and Democratic opposition Wednesday to pass far-reaching legislation that would shift power to the GOP-controlled Legislature and weaken the Democrat who defeated Republican…

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The Last Stand of Congress’ Never Trump Brigade

Some of President Donald Trump’s loudest Republican critics are asserting themselves during their final weeks in Congress, as the GOP prepares to usher in a new class of lawmakers poised…

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House Democrats Nominate Nancy Pelosi to Be Speaker

Nancy Pelosi, a mainstay of American politics for nearly two decades, on Wednesday was nominated by her fellow Democrats to again be the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives…

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