Americans may not agree on much lately, but one opinion is nearly universal: There’s almost no chance that President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and the Republican Congress can work together to solve the country’s problems.
House Republicans are using the final days of the current Congress to push through another drought relief bill for California’s farm belt and other water users to the south.
Since Obama has taken things into his own hands offending the GOP base, some experts warn that his actions could hinder Republicans in the next election.
Maryland Republicans have chosen new leadership in the state Senate.
New Republican senators who sometimes breathed tea-party fire as candidates are adopting a more moderate tone as they enter Congress.
In the wake of last week’s midterm elections that gave GOP lawmakers control of both the House and Senate, a clear majority of Republican voters say they don’t want their party leaders working with President Obama – even if it means less gets done in Washington.
The 2016 presidential race was about the new Republican-controlled Congress even before the polls closed Tuesday night.
Democratic Sen. Daniel Hall said he switched to the Republican party Wednesday, a move that will help the GOP secure a majority in the upper chamber of the West Virginia Legislature.
The national marijuana legalization debate is moving into the backyard of a Republican-controlled Congress, now that the District of Columbia has voted to legalize growing, possessing and sharing small amounts of pot.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is mocking Democratic Senate candidates who lost in Tuesday’s midterm elections by calling them “Hillary’s losers.”