Will Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have an easy time being confirmed by the Senate? Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, says he hopes Democrats will be open to voting for him. Hatch joins Judy Woodruff to discuss whether the court with…
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 Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press
A historic rule change passed Wednesday allowing the newborns of Senate members into the chamber. Its passage without objection came despite plenty of concern, some privately aired, among senators of both parties about the threat the tiny humans pose to…
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Hatch is the longest-serving Republican in the Senate. He chairs the powerful Senate Finance Committee and was a major force in getting a tax overhaul through in December.
By Matthew Daly, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Nine million children nationwide receive health care coverage through CHIP. But many of them could soon be uninsured if Congress doesn’t vote to reauthorize its funding.
Republican senators are trying to finish drafting their own health care bill this week as part of the GOP effort to replace the Affordable Care Act, and they’ve been doing it in secret. Democrats like Sen. Claire McCaskill have been…
By Michelle L. Price and Brady McCombs, Associated Press
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke took an aerial tour Monday of one of America's newest and most hotly contested monuments — one of 27 he's been ordered to review by President Donald Trump to determine if they were properly established.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
Republican hopes are fading for a new, "more presidential" Trump as the party's divisions around him grow ever more acute.
By PBS NewsHour
Late sports icon Muhammad Ali began his final journey through the streets of his hometown on Friday. Accompanied by pallbearers such as Will Smith and Mike Tyson, a 17-car motorcade escorted the boxing champion’s casket through Louisville to Cave Hill…
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