Congressional Republicans on Tuesday made their case for Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to end the practice of bringing nonbank financial institutions such as insurers under greater supervision if they're deemed too-big-to-fail by the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
Congressional Republicans on Tuesday made their case for Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to end the practice of bringing nonbank financial institutions such as insurers under greater supervision if they're deemed too-big-to-fail by the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
The House is poised to pass a resolution Tuesday that would repeal the Federal Communications Commission's privacy rules governing internet service providers and restrict the agency's ability to pass similar rules in the future.
The House is poised to pass a resolution Tuesday that would repeal the Federal Communications Commission's privacy rules governing internet service providers and restrict the agency's ability to pass similar rules in the future.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday there was a better way to eliminate federal spending on Planned Parenthood than attaching it to a must-pass measure next month to keep the government open.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday there was a better way to eliminate federal spending on Planned Parenthood than attaching it to a must-pass measure next month to keep the government open.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday said Speaker Paul Ryan should replace House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes if he wants to ensure a "credible investigation" of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday said Speaker Paul Ryan should replace House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes if he wants to ensure a "credible investigation" of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Several Republican senators are seeking an unlikely compromise with Democrats following the demise of the House GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. But the two sides appear far apart on what "bipartisanship" looks like.
Several Republican senators are seeking an unlikely compromise with Democrats following the demise of the House GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. But the two sides appear far apart on what "bipartisanship" looks like.
The emergence of tax reform as a top legislative priority for GOP leaders and the Trump administration following the collapse of the American Health Care Act poses another test for the "Better Way" proposal rolled out last year by House Republicans.
The emergence of tax reform as a top legislative priority for GOP leaders and the Trump administration following the collapse of the American Health Care Act poses another test for the "Better Way" proposal rolled out last year by House Republicans.
Minnesota Rep. Tim Walz told a local newspaper he will run for governor, a move that could leave the Democratic Party to defend his tough congressional district next year without the significant advantage of incumbency.
Minnesota Rep. Tim Walz told a local newspaper he will run for governor, a move that could leave the Democratic Party to defend his tough congressional district next year without the significant advantage of incumbency.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) touted the Trump administration's focus on economic development on Monday and criticized the Obama administration's singular focus on climate change issues in her home state.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) touted the Trump administration's focus on economic development on Monday and criticized the Obama administration's singular focus on climate change issues in her home state.
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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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