The majority leader is trying to send revisions to the Congressional Budget Office by Friday. The hope is for a new score by the time lawmakers return to Washington in mid-July — and to pass a bill before the August recess.

(Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post)

Party insiders think voters’ disapproval of Trump can help them beat the odds this fall

Lawmakers have worked out the technical issues, but political mistrust is holding up a resolution.

Democrats are pouncing on the health-care debate to attack GOP incumbents and challengers.

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‘I think that the White House had a great day’: Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s no-regrets briefing, annotated

For the seventh time in the past nine briefings, TV cameras and live audio broadcasts were banned.

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Trump is outsourcing White House media relations to his personal lawyer

Jay Sekulow has become increasingly visible as Sean Spicer has receded into the background.

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The GOP’s health-care bill is political kryptonite

Americans hate virtually everything about it.

As President Trump courted Republicans, they remained wary and unable to reconcile core policy differences.

Limits on the amounts juries can award medical-malpractice victims may harm its chances in the Senate.

Committee leaders receive assurances as panel chairman Richard Burr suggests the probe could wrap up by the end of the year.

The House is set to vote on bills Thursday dealing with “sanctuary cities” and illegal immigrants who commit crimes.

Another debate about preexisting conditions is brewing over the Senate bill to overhaul the health-care system. We dig into what the bill says about preexisting conditions.

The White House and a symbiotic conservative media have largely moved on to other topics of media bias and cultural warfare.

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Trump's ICE director won't say that undocumented immigrants commit more crime.

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Splitting the difference with Democrats on tax rates is one thing. Closing a vast ideological divide on an issue that affects most Americans is something else.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying to finalize a new version of the Republican health-care bill before the July 4th recess, but just what will sway both moderate and conservative hold outs remains unclear.

President Trump on June 28 said his administration his “liberating towns” from foreign gangs, including MS-13. Trump also said the House will vote on strengthened immigration policies.

It is not clear what the president was referring to.

The new lawmaker is set to miss votes on legislation that would have an outsize impact on his constituents.

President Trump on June 28 hosted the Chicago Cubs at the White House. The Cubs won the World Series in 2016.

This is the farthest CRS transparency efforts have advanced after a long push to make the agency's reports more directly accessible to the public.

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Trump's commerce secretary got his mic cut at a German conference to laughter and applause.

The Senate Republican leader may yet fashion a deal, but the delay suggests an uphill battle. Here's why.

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Spicer laments the number of uninsured — which his party's bills would increase.

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