The House and the Senate have approved a short-term measure to keep the full federal government funded until early March.
Elected officials are (almost) the oldest they have ever been in Washington which is causing discussions over what it means to be fit for office.
Two of the oldest members of the U.S. Senate showed the vulnerabilities that come with gerontocracy last week. But age limits can still be difficult to talk about or pass as law.
The top Senate Republican suffered a concussion and will remain in the hospital for observation and treatment after a fall on Wednesday evening at a D.C. hotel. He had been attending a private dinner.
In a rare break with his party, the Senate minority leader said that it's not the RNC's job to single out party members with different views, referring to Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger.
Democrats have just over a week to come up with a plan to avoid a government shutdown after tying a spending bill to a suspension of the federal debt limit.
Friday on Political Rewind: Deep political and theological divides among leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention are on vivid display during the SBC’s annual meeting in Nashville this week. Also, for the third time the Supreme Court has turned back an effort to end Obamacare in a lawsuit brought by Georgia’s Chris Carr and other GOP state attorneys general. Is the Affordable Care Act finally finished as a wedge political issue?
Prominent Republicans continued to criticize the idea of trying an out-of-office president, while some Democrats worried about hampering President Biden's agenda.
The president continues to cry foul about an election he lost, but he's running out of time and options, as even his own party is beginning to abandon him.
The Senate is expected to vote this week on the controversial nomination of Judy Shelton to the Federal Reserve's governing board. She appears to have support from a slim majority of senators.
The Trump administration has been marked by a scaled-back federal investment and involvement in U.S. health care. Biden's team has plans to change that — even if Republicans retain Senate control.
Former casino mogul Steve Wynn has been accused of rape, sexual assault and harassment. Still, politicians have continued to accept major campaign contributions from Wynn, who has denied wrongdoing.
The 48-year-old judge, a possible replacement for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is seen as having a proven conservative track record. Here are her views on faith, precedent, guns and more.
In an interview with NPR's Weekend Edition, the Democratic senator said the Supreme Court vacancy should be filled by a nominee from the winner of the presidential election.
The Vermont Democrat said a vote before Election Day would break with the position Republicans embraced in 2016 when they refused to consider the nomination of Obama nominee Merrick Garland.