The man who is third in line of succession to the presidency, the most powerful Republican in Congress, is calling it a career and will not seek re-election. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's decision today rippled up and down…
What does Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s retirement mean for the Republican Party? Judy Woodruff talks gets reaction from Chris Buskirk of American Greatness and Charlie Sykes of The Weekly Standard.
By Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
A poll last month by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that 69 percent of those surveyed, including 90 percent of Democrats, think gun laws in the U.S. should be tightened.
By Marc Levy, Associated Press
A longtime congressional stronghold for Republicans, Pennsylvania is emerging in dramatic fashion as a source of hope for Democrats in their quest to take control of the U.S. House in November's mid-term elections.
By David A. Lieb, Jim Salter, Blake Nelson, Associated Press
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' potentially prolonged legal battle stemming from an extramarital affair could have implications for the 2018 elections.
By Zeke Miller, Mary Clare Jalonick, Chad Day, Associated Press
The White House on Friday declassified a partisan and bitterly disputed memo on the Russia investigation, clearing the way for House Republicans to release allegations of what they say is FBI misconduct.
By Associated Press
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he'll hold a vote on immigration as soon as next week, but it's unclear which legislation would make it to the floor.
By Lisa Desjardins, Julie Percha
Congressional Republicans are holding a retreat in West Virginia this week to set the party's policy agenda for the upcoming year.
In our news wrap Wednesday, a train carrying Republican members of Congress, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, collided with a garbage truck in Virginia, killing the driver. None of the lawmakers aboard were hurt. Also, the director of the Centers…
By PBS NewsHour
One year after President Donald Trump's inauguration, conservatives are split over his policies. Some praise his actions on tax law, judges and regulation, many of which fall in line with conservative orthodoxy. But for others, concerns over his public temperament…
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