The Senate worked through the night and into midday Saturday to pass Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, which will now go back to the House to approve the Senate's tweaks.
President Biden's attorney general nominee, Merrick Garland, likely won't be confirmed until at least next week. Republican Sen. Tom Cotton is…
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is bucking the Republican trend by extending the state's mandatory face mask order by a month.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate committee on Thursday approved the nomination of New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland to be interior secretary, clearing the way for a Senate vote that is likely to make her the first Native American to lead a Cabinet agency.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition from key Democratic and Republican senators for her controversial tweets.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Taking the stage for the first time since leaving office, former President Donald Trump called for GOP unity, even as he exacerbated intraparty divisions by attacking fellow Republicans and promoting lies about the election in a speech that made clear he intends to remain a dominant political force.
The conference has turned into an ode to Donald Trump as attendees posed for selfies with a golden statue of the former president, and speakers declared their fealty to him.
The Conservative Political Action Conference is underway in Orlando, Florida. This year's theme is "America Uncanceled." The lineup of speaker…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than a month after excoriating Donald Trump in a blistering floor speech, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that he would “absolutely” support the former president again if he secured the Republican nomination in 2024.
Virginia is just an historic signature away from eliminating the death penalty after sometimes emotional debate in the General Assembly on Monday.
Former President Donald Trump will speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida, next Sunday, according to a sour…
Nothing these days upsets the Donald Trump-corrupted Republican Party establishment like flickers of principle.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Thune is criticizing Republican activists and party leaders for engaging in “cancel culture” by rushing to censure GOP senators who found former President Donald Trump guilty of inciting an insurrection.
After the planet Uranus was discovered in 1781, astronomers realized that its orbit could only be explained if there was another, yet unseen, …
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the most caustic sign yet of deepening GOP divisions, former President Donald Trump blistered Mitch McConnell as a “political hack” on Tuesday, days after the Senate’s top Republican denounced him as the inciter of U.S. Capitol attack.
Legislation to require all Virginia localities to move elections from May to November is getting a chilly local reception. Senate Bill 1157 would require any city or town that currently conducts mayoral, governing body or school board elections in May to hold them during the November general election. Some cities and towns already conduct local elections in November, but Bristol, Virginia doesn’t.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When Ben Sasse heard that GOP activists in Nebraska were primed to censure him for insufficiently supporting Donald Trump, the Republican senator didn't try to talk them out it. Instead, he punched first.
There are 9 Republicans to watch as Trump's impeachment trial gets underway today. See who they are, plus what's on the schedule for the days ahead.
Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Chesterfield, found little mercy from her own party leader, but gained an extra day to stave off a possible censure for her conduct as a state senator — and not just for her support of political rallies in Washington that preceded the assault on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of then-President Donald Trump.
While Congress readies for the impeachment trial, the new administration is working on passing another COVID relief deal valued at $1.9 trilli…