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…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
A proposal to rename the Russell Senate Office building after Arizona Sen. John McCain appears to be gaining bipartisan support, but success is far from assured.
By Corey Williams, Associated Press
No Republicans or third-party candidates ran in Tuesday's District 13 primary race, meaning Tlaib is set to win the seat in November's election and begin serving a full two-year term in January.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The Senate voted Tuesday to extend for four months the program that provides flood insurance for nearly 5 million homeowners and business owners.
By Thomas Beaumont, Melissa Daniels, Associated Press
Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, a former Green Party activist, is attempting to become the first member of her party to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years.
By Associated Press
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says House Speaker Paul Ryan should make it clear that Russian President Vladimir Putin won't be invited to address Congress if he comes to Washington.
By Lisa Desjardins
The fight over President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee began today. Brett Kavanaugh started his climb toward confirmation by meeting with the Senate's top Republican and the chairman of the Judiciary Committee. Democrats are mostly united in opposition, fearing he would…
President Trump will announce his Supreme Court nominee during a primetime address on Monday evening. And already, the political storms are brewing as Washington braces for a contentious confirmation battle. Judy Woodruff previews the announcement from both sides of the…
A day after Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement, Democratic senators warned that the stakes could not be higher in the fight to replace him, and called for any nomination to wait until after the midterm elections. President Trump promised…
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says women's basic reproductive freedoms are at risk as President Trump prepares to name a new justice. Judy Woodruff talks with the New York Democrat about the brewing political battle, why she says Senate Leader Mitch McConnell…
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