Utah Sen. Mitt Romney was the only Republican to vote against lawyer Michael Truncale because of his 2011 comments in which he called then-President Barack Obama an "un-American imposter."…
By Associated Press
Wray is scheduled to testify before the Senate Appropriations subcommittee at 9:30 a.m. ET. Watch live in our video player.
By Gretchen Frazee
In our Thursday news wrap, conservative commentator Stephen Moore withdrew as a potential nominee to the Federal Reserve Board after losing support from Senate Republicans over past writings disparaging women. Meanwhile, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro declared that he retains the…
The attorney general's appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to highlight the partisan schism around Robert Mueller's report and the Justice Department's handling of it. Watch live starting at 10 a.m. ET in our player.
By Lisa Desjardins
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The proposed rules change would limit debate on most nominees to two hours instead of the 30 hours now required. Cabinet secretaries, Supreme Court nominations, and appeals court judges would be exempted from the new rules.
Majority Republicans forced the vote Tuesday as they try to turn the Green New Deal into a wedge issue in the 2020 elections. Democrats called the GOP's move a "sham" and said it carries its own political risk.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to analyze the week's news, including hate and tragedy in New Zealand, President Trump’s aggressive and “reckless” rhetoric and the latest updates from the field of…
The Senate defied President Trump on Thursday, with 12 Republicans helping form a decisive majority to block his declaration of a national emergency over immigration. But the 59-41 vote wasn't a large enough majority to overturn a veto, and Trump…
By Courtney Vinopal
Presidents who have issued a high number of vetoes have often done so in response to pushback from members of Congress, whether it’s within their own party or an opposing party.
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