Nov 23, 2015 1:41PM ET
The Republican frontrunner claimed Muslims in New Jersey cheered 9/11, defended the beating of a black protester, and circulated false and racially-charged crime stats. And that was just since Friday.
Nov 19, 2015 2:00AM ET
A proposal that passed the House on Thursday wouldn’t shut the nation’s doors to people fleeing Syria and Iraq, but that could be the practical effect.
Nov 18, 2015 6:13AM ET
Despite the current uproar, the U.S. has been resettling people fleeing war-torn countries for decades without trouble.
Nov 16, 2015 4:25PM ET
Republicans want to prevent the Obama administration from resettling people fleeing the Middle East—a push that could provoke a government shutdown next month.
Nov 14, 2015 1:00PM ET
The frontrunner has regained their favor ahead of the party’s second primary debate on Saturday night.
Nov 13, 2015 6:07AM ET
The struggle to get Congress to renew health benefits for responders shows how the political potency of the attacks has diminished with time.
Nov 10, 2015 12:04PM ET
As the candidates gather in Milwaukee, will Ben Carson, Donald Trump, or Marco Rubio assume the mantle of GOP frontrunner?
Nov 6, 2015 12:00PM ET
President Obama announced his rejection of the project on Friday, ending a drama that’s lasted seven years.
Nov 6, 2015 6:07AM ET
The House and Senate are close to finishing a long-term highway bill for the first time in a decade. But they’re still short on cash to pay for it.
Nov 4, 2015 2:40PM ET
On Tuesday, the voters of Bridgeport elected Joseph Ganim, who served seven years on corruption charges since the last time he led the city.
Nov 3, 2015 10:38PM ET
A city ordinance protecting residents from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is defeated after a fierce campaign.
Nov 3, 2015 6:03AM ET
They aren’t bragging about it, but lawmakers in Congress have agreed on two fixes to the polarizing health law in the last month.
Oct 29, 2015 1:22PM ET
In a tearful ceremony, the earnest Wisconsin Republican took the speaker’s gavel from John Boehner.
Oct 28, 2015 5:33PM ET
John Boehner’s last act as speaker passed easily on Wednesday with help from Democrats. It now goes to the Senate.
Oct 28, 2015 2:36PM ET
Republicans overcome their divisions to nominate the representative from Wisconsin as Speaker of the House.
Oct 27, 2015 6:24PM ET
Northrop Grumman wins a huge contract to build the Air Force’s new long-range strike bomber, one of the most anticipated bids in years.
Oct 27, 2015 4:17PM ET
“This process stinks,” the Wisconsin Republican said about the fiscal deal ahead of the speaker vote this week.
Oct 27, 2015 8:47AM ET
Negotiators have reached an agreement that would increase federal spending, and the debt limit, for the next two years.
Oct 27, 2015 6:13AM ET
The Louisiana senator and candidate for governor didn’t pay a political price for admitting “a very serious sin” in 2007, but voters might be penalizing him now.
Oct 26, 2015 11:47AM ET
With an approval rating of just 18 percent, the Republican governor is now even less popular in his state than President Obama.
Oct 23, 2015 6:13AM ET
Preoccupied with finding a new House speaker, Republicans now have less than two weeks to raise the debt ceiling.
Oct 22, 2015 6:07AM ET
He won the support of a majority of its members, but can the would-be-speaker get the no-compromise caucus to compromise?
Oct 21, 2015 12:24PM ET
“Unfortunately, I believe we're out of time,” the vice president said in announcing his decision not to run in 2016.
Oct 21, 2015 6:07AM ET
The Tea Party nominee and one-time challenger to Mitch McConnell is struggling to deliver a winnable governor’s race for Republicans.
Oct 20, 2015 8:45PM ET
It comes with a big caveat: He must have total support from Republicans.
Oct 15, 2015 5:45PM ET
The Louisiana governor is running out of money, and his presidential campaign might be running out of time.
Oct 15, 2015 1:03PM ET
The former speaker will reportedly face prison time, becoming the latest in a line of House leaders to fall far from grace.
Oct 14, 2015 3:41PM ET
Clinton got the accolades, but it may be Sanders who gets the bounce in the polls.
Oct 13, 2015 2:13PM ET
The party’s first debate will lack the pizzazz of the Survivor-style GOP contests. But serious doesn’t have to be boring.
Oct 10, 2015 8:01AM ET
In a rare move, rank-and-file GOP lawmakers have joined with Democrats to force a vote on legislation reviving the Export-Import Bank.