EghtesadOnline: Two Republican lawmakers, and no Democrats, are expected to attend a meeting scheduled for Thursday to review classified information relating to U.S. President Donald Trump’s suggestion the FBI might have used an informant to gather information on his 2016 election campaign, the White House said on Tuesday.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump signed legislation Friday to stave off a potential U.S. default on its debt and provide $15.25 billion for hurricane relief under a deal he worked out with Democrats that infuriated conservative Republicans.
EghtesadOnline: The 100 Democratic women who packed into a suburban Maryland conference room recently for a one-day training on how to run for political office were more than activists eager to battle President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. President Donald Trump urged Republican senators in a tweet on Friday to repeal Obamacare immediately if they cannot agree on a new plan to replace it, muddying the waters as congressional leaders struggle for consensus on healthcare legislation.
EghtesadOnline: House Republicans say they have proposed a way for the Senate to resolve a procedural dispute over a bill to impose sanctions on Russia and Iran, allowing the House to take up the measure passed by the Senate.
EghtesadOnline: A gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress during a baseball practice near Washington early on Wednesday, wounding several people including House of Representatives Majority Whip Steve Scalise before being taken into custody, police and media reports said.
EghtesadOnline: Appearing at a town hall in upscale Cranford, New Jersey this week, five-term Republican congressman Leonard Lance got a barrage of complaints from constituents about President Donald Trump.
EghtesadOnline: House Republicans mustered just enough votes to pass their health-care bill Thursday, salvaging what at times appeared to be a doomed mission to repeal and partially replace Obamacare under intense pressure from President Donald Trump to produce legislative accomplishments.
EghtesadOnline: Bill Hoagland spent 25 years as a Republican aide in the Senate, a career spanning the presidencies of Ronald Reagan and both George Bushes. He’s old enough to remember when the GOP was capable of tough things, such as comprehensive tax reform. He also remembers when he could count on such creatures as “yellow dog” Democrats, who were conservative enough to be to the right of a handful of liberal Republicans.
EghtesadOnline: Nancy Harvey has a goal. “I’d like to retire before dying,” she said. Harvey, 55, has almost nothing saved for retirement. She’s a child-care provider in Oakland, Calif., and there isn’t much left over at the end of the month. “It’s not a lucrative field,” she said.