The Senate on Thursday confirmed Alex Acosta as secretary of labor, filling out President Donald Trump’s cabinet as he approaches his 100th day in office.
Republicans fortified their growing bond with Israel by launching Thursday the Congressional Israel Victory Caucus, a coalition aimed at promoting widespread recognition of the Jewish state’s right to exist as a predicate to peace.
Building more border walls would help funnel drug smugglers over to where agents can catch or stop them, the chief of the Border Patrol agents’ labor union testified to Congress on Thursday, bolstering the case for President Trump’s call for a barrier on the U.S.-Mexico divide.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she is “troubled” by former President Barack Obama’s decision to give a Wall Street speech for $400,000 this year.
Gun rights backers need to make sure that election victories translate into action on Capitol Hill and expanded support in the states, the National Rifle Association’s legislative chief said Thursday, a day ahead of President Trump’s speech at the NRA’s annual convention.
The Justice Department has had perhaps the roughest ride of any Cabinet branch during the first 100 days of the Trump administration, facing hostile judges who have blocked the president’s immigration plans, the ouster of the acting attorney general and even accusations of racism leveled against Jeff Sessions during his confirmation hearing for attorney general.
Virginia Rep. Barbara Comstock is in for a number of Democratic challengers in her 2018 re-election bid — a list that may include Virginia first lady Dorothy McAuliffe.
In the wake of a new Pentagon investigation of retired Gen. Michael Flynn receiving payment from foreign governments, the White House said Thursday that President Trump “made the right call at the right time” in firing Mr. Flynn as his national security adviser.
Liberals ready and willing to resort to violence in support of their views have just won a round in their war to suppress free speech in America.
The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee introduced a new bill Thursday to revoke the broad war-making powers granted to the president in 2001 and 2002 and to replace them with a much slimmer authorization targeting the Islamic State, al Qaeda and the Taliban.
President Trump said Thursday he was giving Mexico and Canada a chance to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, but warned them that he was ready to pull out if it wasn’t rewritten as a winning deal for the U.S.
A House committee asked the Justice Department Thursday to pursue contempt of Congress charges against the head of the company that was responsible for handling Hillary Clinton’s controversial secret email server.
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer said Thursday he will encourage Democrats to oppose a funding bill designed to buy time for 2017 spending talks if Republicans try to hold a vote on their health care bill this week.
Sen. Cory Gardner said Thursday he believes there’s bipartisan support in the Senate to undo parts of Obamacare and pass a new law before next year.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Thursday evaded the question of whether President Trump’s tax plan gives a massive tax cut to the wealthy.