Farmworker Reform Bill Passes House. What’s Next?

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate — and potentially President Donald Trump — is about to learn what it's like to take on America's farmers. Listen to this article: https://d28jd3p91iwyr0.cloudfront.net/public/polly_audio/farm-worker-bill.d867d872...
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McConnell: Senate Must Take up Impeachment if House Approves

WASHINGTON — Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that Senate rules would require him to take up any articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump if approved by the House, swatting down talk that that the GOP-controlled chamber could dodge t...

House OKs Democrats’ Bill Blocking Trump Emergency on Wall

WASHINGTON — Democrats ignored a veto threat and rammed legislation through the House Tuesday that would stymie President Donald Trump's bid for billions of extra dollars for his border wall, escalating a clash over whether he was abusing his powers to advance...
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Finally! Trump, Congress Reach Deal to End Shutdown

WASHINGTON — Yielding to mounting pressure and growing disruption, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Friday reached a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiation...

House Democrats Have Plan to Re-Open Government

WASHINGTON — House Democrats are introducing a package of bills Monday that would re-open the federal government without approving money for President Donald Trump's border wall. The House is preparing to vo...
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Facing Pressure, McConnell Agrees to Sentencing Reform Vote

WASHINGTON — Under pressure from President Donald Trump and many of his Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he will bring legislation to the floor to overhaul the nation's sentencing laws. "Senator McConnell was a...