After senators sent threatening letters to Visa, Mastercard, and Stripe, the companies "decided" not to sign on to the online payment system.
Rand Paul Says Feds Blew Millions Supporting Tunisian Political Parties, Subsidizing Pakistani Films, and More
No single spending item is going to solve America's $22 trillion national debt, but every little bit of wasteful spending makes the tough problems more difficult to solve.
The fight over the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund is pure political theater.
House Tries To Give 'Dreamers' a Path to Citizenship, but Mitch McConnell Won't Even Consider the Bill
The Senate majority leader says he will not allow a vote on it, despite widespread support for the measure.
Paul's proposal to cut 2 percent from the federal budget for the next five years was predictably opposed by both Democrats and most Republicans
Senator proposes telling publishers what virtual products they can and cannot sell to children.
The Colorado Democrat opposes Medicare for All and universal free college.
A key senator issues the sort of binary, transactional choice that Trump seems to prefer. Will the POTUS listen?
'Nobody Wants To See a Government Speech Police': Senate Republicans Threaten To Regulate Facebook and Twitter
They say the social media companies display a bias against conservatives.
A clear rebuke of Trump, though mainly a symbolic one
Democrat Senator on Trump's Enthusiasm for Eminent Domain: 'Language You'd Expect Out of Some Autocrat'
"What a betrayal of conservative principles this is," Sen. Michael Bennet says.
Plus: a Rand Paul add-on makes sure measure doesn't inadvertently authorize new wars, Dick's stores are dropping guns, campus art controversy, and good 8A news
It's a problematic sentiment on several levels.
Cramer tells Reason he's not sure which way he'll vote on a resolution to block it.
Democrats approached the issue carefully in 2016. Now six presidential candidates are all-in for complete reform.
Trump won't rely on Congress to fund his 200 miles of border wall.
Paul cited Barr's past support for warrantless surveillance. He's right to be worried.
The senator has a history of grandstanding during judicial hearings.
But she provided very little evidence to back up her claims.
Republican Senator Pitches Weird Conspiracy Theory About Weed Legalization, Menthol Cigarettes, and the FDA
Sen. Richard Burr raises an interesting point about onerous regulation, but his argument is baffling.
The New Jersey senator is a friend of criminal justice reform, but his best friend might steal the spotlight.
The estate tax is a form of double taxation.
The shutdown rolls on, with no obvious solution in sight.
Mitch McConnell is Keeping the Senate Out of the Shutdown Fight. It's a Hypocritical Abdication of Congressional Responsibility
Five years ago, McConnell declared the need to restore the Senate. Instead, he's broken it further.
It all comes down to one man.
No but really, the shutdown is probably going to happen.
It sounds like Trump is folding, which is probably for the best.
The best we can hope for is that Trump gives in.
"The road to democracy is not irreversible-not in Moscow, not in America, not anywhere."
After weeks of pressure from the White House and fellow Republicans, Mitch McConnell says he will schedule a vote for the FIRST STEP Act.
The NAFTA Rewrite Is Flawed, but Not Getting It to Congress This Year Might Be an Even Bigger Mistake
Trump's best chance to enact the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement may have already passed.
Supporters are concerned about the bill's future if it doesn't pass this year.
That could be dangerous for the policy's chances of success, as has been the case on other key policy issues during the Trump era.
After taking on Amazon, the democratic socialist has a new target: Walmart.
Should the Senate majority leader really be celebrating more reckless spending?
What did it take? A promise not to make mandatory minimum reductions retroactive.
To the extent that this is even a thing, it's no surprise the Democrats won it, since they won most of the seats that were up yesterday.
It's unorthodox, but it makes sense.
Plus, a Gary Johnson honorable mention.
The op-ed's claims are harsh, but they're also true.
Calls for Revoking Susan Collins' Honorary Degree Over Kavanaugh Vote Show How Sad Politics Have Become
It's misguided to politicize something as non-controversial as an honorary degree.
Green Party candidate also left out of debate that will include only two of the four candidates on the ballot.