Jan 21, 2017
The President possesses the bully pulpit. Political analysts have penned entire dissertations about how an effective President serves as the chief whip in Congress. He makes calls behind the scenes and huddles with key lawmakers to spur movement on key legislative initiatives.
Jan 20, 2017
A major Inauguration Day dispute is erupting between Senate Republicans and Democrats over how many of President-elect Donald Trump’s nominees could be confirmed late Friday – and whether the battle could extend into the weekend.
Jan 19, 2017
Senate Republicans are pushing for the confirmation of seven nominees, but Democrats could hold that number down.
Jan 14, 2017
There was Pussy Riot, the female punk music act jailed by Russian President Vladimir Putin and condemned as sacrilegious by the Russian Orthodox Church after an unauthorized performance inside a Moscow cathedral.
Jan 12, 2017
At 1:24 a.m. Thursday, the Senate took its first step toward an endgame to eventually repeal and replace ObamaCare.