Members of the Texas and Louisiana delegation are pressing for fast action when lawmakers return to Capitol Hill next week from their summer recess.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press and Josh Boak, Associated Press
But the effort is already facing political headwinds. The White House and Republican lawmakers have not finalized a plan and the push comes amid an intense September workload for Congress.
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
Another powerful natural disaster has exposed lingering resentment that underscores regional divisions in a deeply divided Republican Party.
By Lisa Desjardins
As the largest flooding event in modern U.S. history affects millions across Texas, members of Congress face a political crisis over how to handle the nation’s largest insurance plan for floods.
By Daniel Bush
Tax reform represents the Republican Party’s best shot at securing a signature domestic policy achievement in President Donald Trump’s first year in office.
With significant divides on issues like health care and Russia, there appears to be growing tension between the White House and Capitol Hill. Lisa Desjardins and Nick Schifrin join Judy Woodruff for a closer look at both.
Lawmakers in Congress have offered a wide range of reactions to President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military.
By Lisa Desjardins
The White House and congressional Republicans are working on a tax reform plan they hope to pass by the end of the calendar year. Is that realistic? Here's a look at where the plan stands.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care, seeking to avert a disruption to medical care for thousands…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing squarely behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order as an…
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