The Republican movement took Washington by storm eight years ago, but its failures show the limits of riding a campaign wave into the reality of governing.
California Rep. Kevin McCarthy and Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise are likely to be in the running for House speaker; for now, they are choosing their words carefully.
Members say the way the party is handling the sexual misconduct issue will give it a valuable weapon in next year’s congressional elections.
In the third episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” eight-term Ohio congressman and two-time presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich raps about the underbelly of U.S. politics going back to his days as Cleveland’s “boy mayor” in the late 1970s.
As world leaders prepare for climate talks in Paris, here is a sample of Republican denials of the science of climate change, compiled by The Guardian.
The former congressman brought his brand of D.C.-style real talk, and his unabashed support for Hillary Clinton, to the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.
It's official: We're now in the Paul Ryan era. The Wisconsin congressman was confirmed as the 54th House speaker on Thursday, succeeding the retiring John Boehner.
Debt collectors will be allowed to harass student loan borrowers with unlimited automated calls and text messages -- even when asked to stop.
President Obama may soon be rounding the final bend of his presidency, but he apparently hasn't lost his ability to push contested legislation through the congressional gantlet.
What a difference a few days makes. After putting on quite a convincing show of resistance, followed by reticence, Rep. Paul Ryan is now the very picture of enthusiasm when it comes to his prospective new role as speaker of the House.