DeanHeller-031618.jpg Republican businessman Danny Tarkanian announced Friday he is dropping his primary challenge against GOP Senator Dean Heller, R-Nev. Tarkanian revealed that he has instead been urged by President Donald Trump to run for the House seat being vacated by Congresswoman Jacky Rosen, D-Nev.

JeffFlake-031618.jpg A Republican Senator who has been highly critical of President Donald Trump indicated Friday he hopes the president will face a primary challenge in 2020. Senator Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., made the comments at an event in New Hampshire that is seen as a must-stop spot for presidential hopefuls.

LouiseSlaughter-031618.jpg New York Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., has died at the age of 88, the longtime Democratic lawmaker's office revealed on Friday. Slaughter suffered a fall at her Washington, D.C. residence last week and was taken to George Washington University Hospital, where she passed away early Friday morning.

US-house-stop-schoolgun-031518.jpg The U.S. House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed a bill to improve school safety and to help schools and local law enforcement coordinate in preventing gun violence in the campus. The House passed the the STOP School Violence Act 2018 by a rare bipartisan vote of 407-10 Wednesday. The Bill will now go to the Senate for vote. It was the first gun-related legislation by Congress after

Bradsherman-cryptocurrency-031518.jpg American lawmakers were highly skeptical about the digital currency community during a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing on cryptocurrency and Initial Coin Offerings, with one of them calling the softmoney "a crock". The hearing was held a week after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said there were potential unlawful online trading platforms for trading digital assets.

MikePompeo-031318.jpg Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., announced Tuesday that the committee expects to hold a hearing on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination as Secretary of State in April. The announcement from Corker comes after President Donald Trump revealed his intention to nominate Pompeo to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Pennsylvania-ConorJ-031218.jpg A day before voters head to the polls in a closely watched special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District, the results of a Monmouth University poll show Democrat Conor Lamb has taken a lead over Republican Rick Saccone.

us-capitol-030818.jpg Democrats are hopeful a wave election will help them retake control of Congress this fall, but the results of new Axios/SurveyMonkey polls suggest they are likely to have difficulty flipping the Senate. The polls found that Republicans would win five of the ten Senate seats Democrats are defending...

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