Patty-Murray-Lamar-102017.jpg Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and ranking member Patty Murray, D-Wash., announced Thursday that twenty-two other Senators are cosponsoring their bipartisan plan to provide short-term stability to Obamacare. The bipartisan bill includes a two-year extension of the cost-sharing...

Capitol-102017.jpg Americans' approval of Congress has fallen to its lowest level in well over a year, according to the results of a new Gallup poll released on Friday. Just 13 percent of Americans approve of the way Congress is handling its job, down from 16 percent last month.

USSenate-Taxreforms-102017.jpg Senate has narrowly approved a $4 trillion budget resolution that will serve as the legislative vehicle for the Trump administration's tax reform plan. The Senate voted 51 to 47 in favor of the measure late Thursday, with the vote largely coming down along party lines. Senator Rand Paul, R-Ken., was the only Republican to vote against the resolution.

CapitolBuilding-101917.jpg Senate Republicans appear poised to approve a budget resolution that will serve as the legislative vehicle for their tax reform plan. The non-binding budget resolution unlocks the reconciliation process, allowing Republicans to pass their tax reform plan with a simple 51-vote majority in the Senate.

Johnmccain-101917.jpg Republican Senator John McCain has signed on to a Democrats-sponsored bill that would increase the transparency of political advertisements on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. The Bill's sponsors, Democratic Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner, say The Honest Ads Act would help...

President-Trump2-101817.jpg Potentially raising concerns among Republican lawmakers facing primary challenges from the right, the results of a Politico/Morning Consult show President Donald Trump is seen as more in touch with GOP voters. Fifty-seven percent of self-identified Republican voters said Trump is more in touch with them.

LamarAlexander-101717.jpg Leaders of the Senate Health Committee revealed Tuesday they have reached an agreement on legislation to provide short-term stability to Obamacare. Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and ranking member Patty Murray, D-Wash., announced the bipartisan agreement.

RandPaul-101717.jpg In a potential blow to Republican tax reform efforts, Senator Rand Paul, R-Ken., has signaled he is prepared to vote against the budget resolution Republicans intend to use as a vehicle for the tax cuts. Paul claimed in a post on Twitter that Senators John McCain, R-Ariz., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.,...

US-Capitol-101617.jpg A majority of Americans think the tax reform plan offered by President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers favors the wealthy, according to the results of a CBS News poll. The poll found that 58 percent of Americans think the current tax reforms being discussed would generally favor the wealthy.

SusanCollins-101317.jpg Republican Senator Susan Collins, R-Maine, announced Friday she has decided to remain in the Senate rather than run for Governor of Maine in 2018. Collins announced her decision at a local Chamber of Commerce event in Rockport, ending months of speculation about her future.

PaulRyan-Speaker-101217.jpg House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., suggested Thursday lawmakers may need to work through the Christmas recess in order to pass a tax reform bill before the end of the year. "We're going to keep people here for Christmas if we have to," Ryan said.

Speaker-PaulRyan-101117.jpg House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., weighed in on the public feud between President Donald Trump and Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., on Wednesday, suggesting the two Republicans should have a private discussion about their differences. Ryan offered his suggestion when asked by a reporter about his opinion...

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