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Politics Sep 26Republican Sen. Corker says he won’t seek re-election
Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the chairman of the powerful Foreign Relations Committee and a political force on financial issues, announced Tuesday he would not seek re-election. File photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images. WASHINGTON —…
Politics Aug 07Trump calls Sen. Blumenthal a ‘phony Vietnam con artist’
The series of tweets from Trump came after Blumenthal expressed strong support for a special counsel's probe of Russia meddling in the election and possible collusion with Trump campaign officials.
Politics Jul 19Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor, doctors say
Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week.
Politics Jan 03Trump slams House GOP for gutting ethics office
President-elect Donald Trump criticized House Republicans Tuesday for voting to gut the independent Office of Congressional Ethics, arguing that tax reform and health care should be higher priorities.
Politics Jan 02House Republicans reverse their plans to eviscerate the Office of Congressional Ethics
After President-elect Donald Trump criticized House Republicans for their plans to gut the Office of Congressional Ethics, they called an emergency meeting to reverse the change.
Politics Jan 025 things to know about the incoming Republican Congress
On Tuesday at noon, members of the 115th Congress will be sworn in, with an emboldened GOP intent on unraveling eight years of President Barack Obama's Democratic agenda.
Politics Mar 05GOP breaks may stem from party resistance to all things Obama
Conservatives' gut-level resistance to all things Obama - the man, his authority, his policies - gave birth to the tea party movement that powered the GOP to political success in multiple states and historic congressional majorities. Yet contained in the…
Politics Feb 16Senate GOP to Obama: Don’t bother nominating to Court
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans united behind Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in insisting that President Barack Obama's successor fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Antonin Scalia's death. Democrats looking to reclaim the Senate majority immediately accused them of putting…
Politics Feb 11John Lewis on Sanders’ civil rights work: ‘Never saw him’
WASHINGTON -- Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' 1960s work on racial equality, saying, "I never saw him. I never met him."…
Politics Aug 06Chuck Schumer, No. 3 Senate Democrat, to oppose Obama’s Iran nuclear deal
New York Sen. Chuck Schumer said in a statement that there is a real risk that Iran will not moderate and will use the pact to pursue its nefarious goals.