US Senate to vote Thursday on opposing bids to end shutdown
US Senate leaders have agreed to vote Thursday on competing proposals to end a government shutdown now in its second month, but the chances...
US Senate leader urges shutdown brinksmanship end by Monday
US President Donald Trump's top Senate Republican urged lawmakers Sunday to "step back from the brink" and fund the government, before a two-day shutdown extends into Monday and becomes far worse.
Honour and propriety
Several key figures in the United States are increasingly unsettled by the kind of President the Americans today have in the saddle.
Republicans freeze as Democrats demand action on gun violence
"It's too early" since the massacre to address gun control, one Senate Republican warned. "I really don't know" what would work, admitted another. "It's hard to prevent anything," shrugged a third.
Trump fumes as US health care reform bid collapses
An angry President Donald Trump railed Tuesday against dissenters in his party who dashed his months-long effort to dismantle his predecessor's landmark health care law, insisting it was finally time to "let Obamacare fail."
New Republican health bill teeters, with support in doubt
Republican leaders unveiled a retooled health care bill Thursday aimed at salvaging President Donald Trump's top legislative priority, but the fresh effort was already on life support as it faced skepticism from within the party.