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The House speaker noted that if the GOP backs the president on an emergency declaration, a future Democratic president could declare an emergency on gun violence.

  • Feb 14, 2019

The longest-serving member of Congress died of complications from prostate cancer on Feb. 7.

  • Feb 14, 2019

Neither Democrats, who consider it a victory, nor Republicans seem all that happy about the $300 billion spending legislation that is likely to pass Congress this week.

  • Feb 13, 2019

The longest-serving member of Congress represented the Midwest of auto manufacturing and unions. Pelosi was the change agent emblematic of the party’s shift to the coasts.

  • Feb 9, 2019

The state’s congressional Democrats reserved judgment on Herring and Fairfax but want Northam to resign.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Some are urging a consistency of the cause even if it cuts short the career of a rising star. Others say a top priority is retaining control of the governor’s mansion.

  • Feb 7, 2019

The changes that swept Washington after November’s elections were apparent Tuesday, but Trump worked hard to keep the spotlight on Republican priorities.

  • Feb 5, 2019

In 2009, a GOP congressman yelled “You lie” at Obama. Two years later, lawmakers honored a wounded colleague, Gabrielle Giffords. Yet the feel-good bipartisanship seems more distant in today’s political climate.

  • Feb 4, 2019

Gavel in hand, Democratic chairmen are holding hearings on issues such as ballot access and health care. Next up: presidential tax returns and questioning Trump’s acting attorney general.

  • Feb 2, 2019

Communications aide Kelly Sadler had said at a closed-door staff meeting that McCain's opposition to Gina Haspel as CIA director did not matter because “he's dying anyway.”

  • May 13, 2018
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