Politics Nov 15

File photo of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., by Joshua Roberts/Reuters
WATCH: Senate Finance Committee marks up tax bill

WASHINGTON — The Obama health care law’s requirement that Americans get insurance coverage is now pinned as a target of Republican lawmakers, as they look to end the individual mandate to help pay for deep cuts in their tax legislation.

Politics May 13

What the fast-track trade bill actually says

Editor’s Note: As the trade debate rages in Congress, we wanted to understand the actual legislation now on the Senate floor. Political Director Lisa Desjardins read through the bill, which would give the president “fast-track” trade authority. This is the…

Jul 30

WASHINGTON -- The Senate delivered an unexpectedly strong vote Tuesday in favor of taking action later this year to resolve the chronic funding problems that have bedeviled highway and transit programs, a sign that Congress may have reached the limit…