The president at one point proposed shutting down the entire 1,954-mile border, including shuttering ports of entry and blocking trade flows.

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“I don’t agree with Nancy Pelosi’s agenda, but this is absolutely the wrong way to express those disagreements,” Republican Rep. Steve Scalise said.

Both lawmakers are moving aggressively to consolidate power and plot their first steps if their party prevails in midterm elections.

Bill Walker, the nation's only governor who doesn't belong to a political party, was dogged by low approval ratings.

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Nikki Haley joins a growing list of Trump officials who criticize Trump on their way out the door

"Our opponents are not evil. They’re just our opponents."

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Why Republicans are never going to be successful playing the race card to win black voters

The GOP's efforts to win black voters will likely continue to fail.

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We knew Trump wouldn’t condemn a congressman for assaulting a reporter. Now, he celebrates it.

This comes during a week when the probable killing of another journalist has caused international outrage.

The historic contest centers on race, identity politics and the deep divide on those subjects within the electorate.

The political irony: The issue that propelled the GOP to take over Congress in 2010 threatens the party now.

Suzanne Israel Tufts, a senior official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, resigned Friday from the federal government, according to administration officials.

Scalise, the House majority whip, has spoken out against political threats and violence after being shot by a would-be assassin last year.

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A new indictment alleges that Russian trolls used very Trumpian arguments online.

Last week, Cohen changed his political registration back to the Democratic Party after a brief stint as a Republican.

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President Trump and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) cherry-picked a video of Honduran migrants to float unfounded conspiracy theories.

Rep. French Hill (R-Ark.) condemned a super PAC's ad that was intended to support his reelection campaign in the state's 2nd District.

The Minnesota congressman is facing fresh controversy from his days as a conservative talk-radio host.

Federal prosecutors say Ronald DeRisi, 74, threatened two senators over their support of the Supreme Court nominee, according to a court filing.

A cadre of conservative House lawmakers is fueling false reports depicting the missing Saudi journalist as allied with Middle Eastern terrorists.

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If you think that doesn't make much sense, you're right.

The president’s admission came during a raucous rally in Montana, home of one of the largest shares of military veterans in the United States.

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The Khashoggi killing roils relations with Saudi Arabia.

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