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House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump surrounded by Republican lawmakers.

Why Republicans have little incentive to support gun-control legislation

The vast majority of Republican lawmakers are staunchly opposed to any form of gun regulation, and many push to roll back gun control laws.
Mitt Romney.

Romney 2020? Republicans speculate that Mitt Romney’s Senate run is the start of something much bigger

Mitt Romney just announced that he's running for a Senate seat in Utah.

‘We need to dig out of this hole’: Students plead with Trump and Congress to do something after Florida school shooting

Some students who survived Wednesday's school shooting in Florida are calling on Congress to do something to stem mass shootings.
'Dreamers' hug as they meet with relatives at the Mexican border wall on December 10, 2017.

The Senate just opened up a rare free-for-all debate on immigration — here’s who’s winning so far

The Senate launched into a wild week of immigration debate on Monday evening. Lawmakers will compete to see which proposal can get to 60 votes first.

A GOP congressman is pulling one of his most prominent colleagues — who was a groomsman in his wedding — into his messy divorce proceeding...

Mike Turner is seeking to have fellow GOP Rep. Darrell Issa deposed as a part of his divorce proceedings.

Congress passes massive budget deal before sunrise to end government shutdown

Congress passed a bipartisan budget deal in the early hours of the day on Friday, ending a government shutdown that lasted just a few hours.

Nancy Pelosi gives marathon House floor speech demanding Paul Ryan hold DACA vote

Nancy Pelosi took advantage of a special privilege afforded to party leaders in the House of Representatives known as the "magic minute."

One of Congress’ most prolific tweeters and frequent Trump critics tell us why he quit Twitter

Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse analyzed how he consumed social media and decided to take a long break over Christmas.
Donald Trump.

Trump says he’d ‘love to see a shutdown’ if Congress can’t pass border-security measures

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he'd "love to see a shutdown" of the federal government over immigration legislation.

Democratic challengers are vastly outraising House Republicans — and the GOP is worried

Over 40 House Republicans were outraised by at least one of their Democratic challengers in the last quarter of 2017, a bad sign for the GOP's midterm prospects.