President Donald Trump's most prominent GOP critics on Capitol Hill are close to completing their Senate careers, raising the question of who — if anyone — will take their place as willing to publicly criticize a president who remains popular…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
President Donald Trump is responding to blistering criticism from Republican Sen.-elect Mitt Romney. Trump says he would "much prefer that Mitt focus on Border Security and so many other things where he can be helpful."…
By Associated Press
House Democrats have promised to ramp up congressional oversight of the Trump administration when the party takes over the chamber in January. Changes are coming to the Senate as well.
By Jessica Yarvin
Romney was the heavy favorite to win the seat in conservative Utah, where he holds near-celebrity status as the first Mormon presidential nominee from a major party.
By Associated Press
By Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press
Mitt Romney has won the Republican primary for a Utah Senate seat, setting him on the path to re-start his political career with a Senate seat left open by retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch.
By Steve Peoples, Meg Kinnard, Associated Press
No contest mattered more to President Donald Trump than South Carolina, where McMaster had faced the possibility of losing his seat to self-made Republican millionaire John Warren.
In our news wrap Friday, White House chief of staff John Kelly ordered an overhaul of the security clearance process. Kelly has come under fire after reports that Rob Porter maintained interim clearance despite abuse allegations by his two ex-wives.
There are few cases like Romney’s, where a major party presidential nominee with no prior experience in Congress later ran for a seat in the House or Senate,…
By Michelle L. Price, Bill Barrow, Associated Press
Romney has been a persistent critic of President Donald Trump, but those close to Romney say he'll focus his campaign instead on Utah.
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