The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of stacking the odds in Trump’s favor. Less attention…
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
The most expensive House race in U.S. history has become a proxy for the nation's political divides.
By Sean Murphy, Associated Press
Democrats hoping to chip away at the Republican stranglehold have pinned their hopes on Anna Langthorn, a 24-year-old woman who has logged more than five years in the political trenches.
By Lisa Desjardins
Four-plus months into President Donald Trump’s first term, the calendar the GOP envisioned when it took over the full reins of government has not materialized. From health care to the debt ceiling, here are some of the the jams ahead.
By PBS NewsHour
Members of Congress are back in Washington, ready to return to their legislative to-do lists. Republican and Democratic leaders in the Senate are diving right back into the debate over health care -- maybe the biggest item on the GOP…
By Erica Werner
President Donald Trump and his GOP allies on Capitol Hill have made it through nearly half their first year in power without a single major legislative achievement.
By Bruce Schreiner
Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising advocate for conservative causes, has died at 85.
The Congressional Budget Office released its cost estimate for the American Health Care Act Wednesday, 20 days after the bill passed the Republican-led House of Representatives. The prognosis? About 23 million Americans are expected to lose their coverage by 2026.
The very nature of insurance itself seems to have escaped many critics of Obamacare.
By PBS NewsHour
Two of the nation's top national security officials held a closed hearing with congressional investigators on Thursday about what role Russia played in the presidential election and whether the Trump campaign colluded in that process. William Brangham discusses that and…
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