Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, announced his retirement just days after his nude photo and a salacious sext surfaced on social media.
In their haste to pass a tax bill through the Senate, GOP leaders made commitments big and small—on economic growth, deficits, health care, and immigration—that could haunt them in
With open-enrollment numbers slipping, the Republican tax plan gaining steam, and CHIP still in limbo, critical elements of health-insurance programs are in danger.
Farenthold settled a sexual harassment claim with a former employee, two sources tell NBC News. This is the first taxpayer-funded settlement made public.
Democrats have been internally debating whether Conyers should resign his seat immediately or allow an ethics investigation to play out first.
A second House Democrat has called on her embattled colleague, Rep. John Conyers, to resign his seat as Democratic leaders huddled to discuss how to proceed.
The legislation, which would massively overhaul the American tax system, is getting finalized shortly before a vote.
Parents of adopted children and adoption advocates beat back against a change in the tax code that would have removed a tax credit to help cover the costs of adoption.
The president has donated his salary during previous quarters to the Department of Education and the National Park Service.
A 20 percent excise tax on goods made in Puerto Rico will cripple our economy, says Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.
The Republican tax plan would stick young people with the bill, right as political influence is shifting to America’s diverse younger generations.
Republicans are ignoring the constituents who helped elect them—and giving preference to those who are already flourishing. But a new amendment would address that.
Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi want to cut the president out of year-end spending negotiations, refusing to attend a White House meeting on Tuesday.
The Minnesota lawmaker’s colleagues are kicking the controversy over his sexual misconduct during a 2006 USO tour to the panel.
The House on Thursday approved its legislation in a surprisingly drama-free vote. But hurdles await in the Senate.
The new Senate plan would have cuts for individuals go away in eight years but make them permanent for corporations.
Defenders of Alabama’s Roy Moore are politicizing a problem that crosses party lines.
The mounting charges against the Republican Senate candidate from Alabama are causing uncertainty for the Breitbart chief and his allies.
Both plans are over-budget and can’t pass the Senate on a party-line vote without major changes, analysts say.
The GOP was supposed to be unified on taxes after internal divisions destroyed their health-care drive. But the party’s majorities in Congress now have two competing legislative
The party’s suburban sweep in Virginia and New Jersey offers one template for 2018. But Democrats will have little room for error if they don’t expand their coalition.
Character remains the issue that confronts us in almost every story about national politics today.
The energy in the firearms debate remains on the side of inaction.
Encouraging people to buy a home was a hallmark of President George W. Bush’s economic policy. The new GOP tax bill marks a retreat from that philosophy.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is traveling to Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania this weekend to rally against the Republican tax cut bill.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's praise of embattled Rep. John Conyers drew a caustic rebuke from around the political world.
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., apologized after allegations of unwanted touching or other contact, and pledged to work to regain the trust of Minnesotans.
Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, said U.S. Capitol Police had opened an investigation after a nude photo and a salacious sext surfaced on social media.
Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., has no plans to resign and maintains his innocence, his lawyer said after the Congressman was accused of sexual misconduct.
A settlement reached between a former Conyers' staffer and the congressman took place outside the scope of the official reporting mechanism for harassment.
The White House Friday sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that's already under attack from lawmakers from hurricane-hit regions as way too small.
Radio news anchor Leeann Tweeden has accused Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., of kissing and groping her more than a decade ago during a backstage rehearsal for a USO show.Organization
President Donald Trump's son-in-law hasn't been fully forthcoming with a probe into Russian election interference, top Senators say.
The House bill would slash tax rates on corporations and private businesses, overhaul the individual tax code and eliminate taxes on wealthy estates.
Two GOP Senators now oppose Michael Dourson, Trump's pick to become the nation’s top regulator of toxic chemicals, putting his nomination in serious jeopardy.
Congress has handed Donald Trump one of the biggest victories any president has enjoyed in years, says Jake Novak.
JPMorgan's Marko Kolanovic said the stock market is underpricing the probability of tax reform passing.
Conway attacked Alabama Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones during a recent television interview.
The House and Senate bills punish Democratic constituencies, from college students to homeowners in big-city markets.