Latest from Paul Kane

Most House Republicans voted not to certify some election results. Democrats are still seething.

The votes that followed the siege of the Capitol are a red line upon which new House Democrats are basing their decisions on which Republicans to work with.
  • Feb 27, 2021

After the Jan. 6 ransacking, Congress debates how open the Capitol should be

The push and pull — actual safety versus the importance of symbolic freedom — came to a head at Tuesday’s hearing.
  • Feb 24, 2021

For Raskin and the House managers arguing to convict Trump, less was more

This year’s House team focused on having more succinct presentations with more rotation of speakers.
  • Feb 13, 2021

House impeachment managers emphasize the danger to Pence and other top officials in harrowing retelling of Jan. 6 attack

The powerful presentation commanded the full attention of the Senate Chamber, but it remains unclear whether it would sway enough Republicans to convict former president Donald Trump.
  • Feb 10, 2021

Sen. Cassidy’s impeachment trial vote shows he might want to be a bipartisan dealmaker

The Louisiana Republican has been signaling for a few months that he wants to be a more independent force.
  • Feb 10, 2021

Pat Toomey wants free trade and less spending. That’s made him a outlier in his own party.

Toomey’s economic vision was once central to the conservative mission. But not under Trump.
  • Feb 6, 2021

After losing committee assignments, Marjorie Taylor Greene says she has been ‘freed’ to push the GOP further right

The House freshman from Georgia addressed reporters a day after every Democrat and 11 Republicans voted to remove her from committees as punishment for extremist rhetoric.
  • Feb 5, 2021

Republican leader Kevin McCarthy tries to unite his caucus, but divisions run deep

It’s not clear that the party’s warring factions can find a way forward.
  • Feb 4, 2021

McCarthy moves to keep splintering GOP intact, with protection for both Cheney and Greene

Republicans voted to reject a call for Rep. Liz Cheney’s resignation over her support for Trump’s impeachment and declined to take concrete action against Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene.
  • Feb 3, 2021

Senate Republicans move against ‘nutty’ House member in widening GOP rift

Key GOP leaders are seeking to marginalize Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene as extreme while shoring up support for Rep. Liz Cheney, who voted to impeach former president Donald Trump.
  • Feb 2, 2021