Eight Republicans join the vote, but that's not enough to overrule a likely veto.
A real plan or just a "climate messaging exercise"?
The PRO Act would implement a veritable grab bag of policies that labor unions have been pushing Congress to pass for years. The House will vote on it this week.
A major constitutional clash is unfolding at SCOTUS.
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A bipartisan coalition wants to restrain secret snooping and create more independent oversight of the secretive FISA Court.
Republicans might rue that mistake when Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders inherits Trump's beefed-up trade authority.
Four Republicans cross the aisle to support a new resolution limited the president's power to wage war. But could they get enough to overrule a veto?
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“Let’s vote on this and see who is serious about ending forever wars.”
Sens. Mike Lee and Rand Paul declare support for a Senate version.
Whether politicians care about congressional oversight seems to hinge on who is in power.
Hearings aren’t about educating lawmakers or getting answers. They're all about getting good soundbites.
The constitutional role of Congress is not to cheerlead a major escalation of a nearly 17-year-old conflict. It's to consider the best interest of the American people.
The solar industry has benefited from "temporary" tax credits for decades. These might finally be allowed to lapse.
On their own, some of those tax breaks might be defensible. Dumping them into a must-pass budget bill is not.
Many of the president's beefs are frivolous, but he is right that impeachment has been rushed.
The legislation would also prevent those under 21 from purchasing vaping products.
'This Should Never Happen to Another President Again,' Tweets Trump as House Preps for Impeachment Vote
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The party that's calling for huge tax increases on the wealthy is about to hand wealthier Americans a big tax break that will add to the federal budget.
Will Republicans back a North American trade deal that prioritizes the interests of Democrats, labor unions, and protectionists?
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Privacy advocates have long warned about potential abuses. Will the mishandling of the Carter Page investigation change some minds?
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The gaps in the record invite the public to dismiss impeachment as a purely partisan exercise.
Since FOSTA passed in 2018, "sex workers have faced increased violence" and "have been forced onto the streets," the California congressman says.
Budget negotiations offer lawmakers the opportunity to ditch tax carve-outs and cut spending.
The libertarian analyst predicts Dems will bring as many as five articles of impeachment against President Trump.
The allegations against Trump are more serious than the offenses that led to Bill Clinton's impeachment because they relate directly to his duties as president.
“The evidence of his impeachable behavior at this point, in my view, is overwhelming," says the Fox News analyst.
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Corporate welfare wins again.
The House is simultaneously advancing bills that would legalize marijuana and ban the vast majority of vaping products.
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Congress Will Vote Today on Continuing Resolution That Hikes Spending, Extends Patriot Act Surveillance
Rep. Justin Amash and some progressive lawmakers are trying to block it, but most Democrats seem happy to hand more spying powers to a president they are investigating for abusing his power.
People need to stop blaming their problems on Facebook and Twitter.
If, at the end of all this, President Mike Pence sits behind the Resolute desk in the Oval Office, what has been accomplished?
Clear your calendars for the rest of the election.