Latest from Paul Kane

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.

  • Aug 16, 2018

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.

  • Aug 4, 2018

Theodore McCarrick hobnobbed with presidents, senators, speakers and media personalities, counseling and comforting. No one knew the allegations he was hiding.

  • Aug 2, 2018

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.

  • Jul 28, 2018

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.

  • Jul 25, 2018

“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.

  • Jul 21, 2018

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.

  • Jul 17, 2018

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.

  • Jul 14, 2018

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.

  • Jul 12, 2018

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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