Much of the conversation among Washington's chattering political class has focused on the crowded race to replace Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz as the leader of the Democratic National Committee after the party's disappointing 2016.
Much of the conversation among Washington's chattering political class has focused on the crowded race to replace Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz as the leader of the Democratic National Committee after the party's disappointing 2016.
House Democrats on Wednesday night elected five regional vice chairmen for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the group told Morning Consult, part of leadership's effort to engender more collaboration between the rank and file and the caucus' campaign arm.
House Democrats on Wednesday night elected five regional vice chairmen for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the group told Morning Consult, part of leadership's effort to engender more collaboration between the rank and file and the caucus' campaign arm.
President Donald Trump has insisted, without evidence, that the 2016 election was rife with illegal voting that prevented him from winning the popular vote. But a new survey finds that among Americans who believe there was fraud, Trump is seen as the likely beneficiary of those votes.
President Donald Trump has insisted, without evidence, that the 2016 election was rife with illegal voting that prevented him from winning the popular vote. But a new survey finds that among Americans who believe there was fraud, Trump is seen as the likely beneficiary of those votes.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Friday rebuked House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz for threatening to probe the Office of Government Ethics, saying the move is reminiscent of a failed GOP effort this month to weaken an independent congressional ethics watchdog.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Friday rebuked House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz for threatening to probe the Office of Government Ethics, saying the move is reminiscent of a failed GOP effort this month to weaken an independent congressional ethics watchdog.
The American Action Network, a self-described "center-right" political action group, has upped its spending to $1.4 million on ads attempting to frame the public debate over the repeal and replacement of Obamacare on the party's terms.
The American Action Network, a self-described "center-right" political action group, has upped its spending to $1.4 million on ads attempting to frame the public debate over the repeal and replacement of Obamacare on the party's terms.
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Washington Brief: Gorsuch Stresses Independence From Trump; Schumer Calls for Delaying Confirmation Vote

On his second day of confirmation hearings, Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch stressed his independence from President Donald Trump. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Gorsuch’s confirmation vote should be delayed because of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s probe of alleged ties between the Russian government and Trump’s presidential campaign.

Washington Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

President Donald Trump unveiled his fiscal year 2018 budget blueprint. Along with proposed cuts to foreign aid and the Department of Energy, the proposal would roll back funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, cut funding for the National Institutes of Health and implement large cuts across the government to fund defense and security increases.

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