Senate women who clamored for Franken’s exit adopt a wait-and-see approach as another Minnesota politician, Rep. Keith Ellison, denies accusations he abused a former girlfriend.
Veteran senators are angry about the “skinny recess” because it feeds the idea that Congress is a lazy institution that just needs to work harder.
Theodore McCarrick hobnobbed with presidents, senators, speakers and media personalities, counseling and comforting. No one knew the allegations he was hiding.
Liberals are targeting the two moderate GOP senators who stopped the repeal of the Affordable Care Act last year, hoping they will break ranks and defeat high court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh.
The House speaker focused on civility in his talk to congressional interns. But Ryan’s decision not to challenge Trump publicly has eroded his credibility as a moral leader.
“If you are out of power and an incumbent, you just rarely lose,” says a Republican strategist who surveyed midterm elections. It’s especially true in states where the president prevailed by single digits.
With president’s Republican foes retiring or ailing, Sen. Ben Sasse is the ideal candidate to assume the role of leading conservative on trade and national security — if he stays.
President Trump’s nominee to replace Justice Anthony M. Kennedy was the subject of one of the Senate’s most contentious confirmation battles a dozen years ago.
Jordan is the one under withering scrutiny as he faces multiple allegations that he knew about the alleged sexual misconduct of a doctor who worked with the Ohio State wresting team.
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.”