Congress

Dem Senator Says The Best Way For Congress To Govern Is To Pretend Trump Doesn’t Exist

Negotiating with Trump is a waste of time. Not only does he lack a firm grasp of the issues, but…

4 years ago

Trump Pens Op-Ed Bragging About Accomplishments Hours After He Shuts Down Government

Hours after Donald Trump's actions led to a government shutdown, the president penned an op-ed touting his so-called accomplishments over…

4 years ago

Republican Strategist Blasts Trump, GOP Over Shutdown: ‘All Of This Is On Them’

It's going to be hard for Trump to convince the American people that the government shutdown is the Democrats' fault…

4 years ago

With no deal in sight, Congress faces looming government shutdown

The U.S. Congress raced the clock to avoid a federal government shutdown before a midnight deadline on Friday after a…

4 years ago

Trump To Delay Signing Tax Bill So The Devastating Impacts Aren’t Felt Until After Midterms

If this is such a fine piece of legislation, why didn't congressional Republicans rush it to the White House today…

4 years ago

Bill could make Congress members liable for harassment payouts

Lawmakers of both parties are working on legislation that would make members of Congress liable for settlements of sexual harassment…

4 years ago

Factbox: From tax to budget, what’s on U.S. Congress to-do list

The U.S. Congress is hurtling toward some major tax, budget and other policy deadlines. Some are hard and some are…

4 years ago

U.S. women lawmakers on sex harassment: Congress, heal thyself

The House of Representatives will adopt mandatory training on sexual harassment and discrimination, Speaker Paul Ryan said on Tuesday after…

4 years ago

GOP Lawmaker Falls Apart After Chris Hayes Busts Tax Plan For Killing Adoption Credit

GOP Rep. Mark Walker twisted himself into a pretzel on Wednesday when he tried to defend the Republican tax plan.

4 years ago

Two-Thirds Of Voters Demand Tougher Gun Laws After GOP Pretends Vegas Shooting Never Happened

Republicans may continue to live in their NRA-funded bubbles, but it's clear the American people – Democrats, Independents and Republicans…

4 years ago

California Passes Bill Urging Congress To Censure Trump For ‘Racist’ Charlottesville Response

"The leader of the free world can’t continue to use language that legitimizes the actions of extremists groups that promote…

4 years ago

Key GOP Congressman Announces Retirement, Citing ‘Disorder And Chaos’ In The Trump Era

Dent's retirement is just the latest in a slew of moderate Republicans who are calling it quits as Washington spirals…

4 years ago

GOP At War With Trump As He Attempts To Use Veterans As Props In Debt Ceiling Vote

While the president complains that members of Congress are turning the debt ceiling debate into "a mess," it is his…

4 years ago

Republicans Are Finally Starting To Panic Over Trump’s Dangerous Incompetence

Six months into the Trump administration, the GOP tune is changing as the president's incompetence, corruption, and unfitness has thrown…

4 years ago

Exclusive: Congress asks U.S. agencies for Kaspersky Lab cyber documents

A U.S. congressional panel this week asked 22 government agencies to share documents on Moscow-based cyber firm Kaspersky Lab, saying…

4 years ago

Desperate GOP Calls Emergency Meeting To Revive Trumpcare And Kick Millions Off Insurance

The president and his GOP allies in Congress just can't accept the fact that America isn't buying what they're selling.

5 years ago

Rachel Maddow Credits Huge Victory On Health Care To Persistent Grassroots Activism

"These protests have been relentless," Maddow said. "They've had a huge victory just tonight."

5 years ago

Joy Reid Smacks GOP With The Ultimate Reality Check On New ‘Repeal And Delay’ Plan

On almost every level, the Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act would be harder if they did it…

5 years ago

Pro-Obamacare Protesters Storm D.C. Airport As GOP Senators Leave Town

The spontaneous demonstrations by pro-ACA activists shows how politically toxic this issue has become for Republicans as they prepare to…

5 years ago

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