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Politics Sep 20Tariffs could sow trouble for GOP candidates in farm districts
Tariffs on agriculture products have grown into an election-year threat to Republicans in rural districts that are heavily reliant on exports for their economy.
Politics Sep 03Congress must consider Kavanaugh nomination, pay the bills
Other items on the agenda when Congress returns Tuesday: passing a farm bill, renewing federal aviation programs, and grilling social media executives about foreign interference in their operations and whether they are biased against conservatives, as President Donald Trump has…
Politics Aug 29Many indifferent to Brett Kavanaugh nomination, poll finds
Does Brett Kavanaugh belong on the Supreme Court? It's a question that may be consuming Washington, but one that elicits a shrug from many Americans.
Politics Aug 20Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh proposed graphic questions in Bill Clinton case, according to memo
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested that attorneys preparing to question President Bill Clinton in 1998 seek graphic details about the president's sexual relationship with Monica Lewinsky.
Politics Jul 31Senate votes to extend flood insurance program by four months
The Senate voted Tuesday to extend for four months the program that provides flood insurance for nearly 5 million homeowners and business owners.
Politics Jul 29On trade policy, Trump is turning GOP orthodoxy on its head
President Donald Trump's trade policies are turning long-established Republican orthodoxy on its head.
Politics Jul 11Bipartisan vote in Senate calls for more say on Trump administration’s tariffs
The measure, which passed by an 88-11 vote, directs Capitol Hill negotiators trying to reconcile separate spending bills to include language giving Congress a role when such tariffs are put in place.
Politics Jun 25WATCH: White House addresses civility debate amid outrage over immigration policies
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, setting off a fierce debate about whether politics should play a role in how administration officials are treated in public.
Politics Jun 21Farm bill with major food stamp changes narrowly passes the House
The measure renews the safety net for farmers as President Donald Trump's tough talk on tariffs threatens to close markets for many of their products.
Politics Jun 15Family separations cause a rift between GOP leaders, White House
Congressional Republicans have distanced themselves from the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border.