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Politics May 13House GOP looks to women, minorities as 2020 challengers
Top Republicans are seeking just the right candidates to help them recapture the House after Democrats took control with most diverse majority in history.
Politics Apr 02House GOP tries to force vote about infants surviving attempted abortions
Their effort seems likely to fail in the Democratic-controlled House, where Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has refused to allow a vote on the bill. But Republicans hope it will be politically damaging for Democrats from moderate districts who oppose the…
Politics Mar 26WATCH: House fails to override Trump veto of his border emergency
The Democratic-controlled House fell short Tuesday in its effort to override President Donald Trump's first veto, handing him a victory in his effort to spend billions more for constructing barriers along the Southwest border than Congress has approved.
Politics Mar 14WATCH: Senate votes to block Trump’s emergency declaration
Several Republicans have said they will join Democrats in voting to block the president's emergency declaration that would steer $3.6 billion to building border barriers.
Politics Feb 284 senators push resolution to halt Trump’s border emergency
A small bipartisan group of senators planned to introduce a resolution Thursday aimed at blocking President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to finance additional miles of barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Politics Feb 26House passes resolution blocking Trump’s emergency order
The House of representatives approved the legislation 245 to 182.
Politics Feb 26Democrats block Senate GOP bill on infants surviving abortions
The Republican bill that would have threatened prison for doctors who don't try saving the life of infants born alive during abortions.
Politics Feb 20Democrats to file measure aimed at blocking Trump emergency Friday
President Trump has promised to veto the measure. It seems unlikely Congress could muster the two-thirds majorities in each chamber needed to override a veto.
Politics Feb 15WATCH: Trump declares national emergency to build border wall
Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Politics Feb 14WATCH: Senate approves border security and funding bill
President Donald Trump will sign Congress' border security compromise, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday.