More Republican voters are worried about climate change after massive hurricanes pummeled states including Texas, Florida and Louisiana -- all of which have GOP-heavy congressional delegations.
More Republican voters are worried about climate change after massive hurricanes pummeled states including Texas, Florida and Louisiana -- all of which have GOP-heavy congressional delegations.
Despite recent efforts in Congress and by the Trump administration to speed up the production of self-driving cars, Americans are still leery of autonomous vehicles and doubt that they can provide a safer mode of transportation.
Despite recent efforts in Congress and by the Trump administration to speed up the production of self-driving cars, Americans are still leery of autonomous vehicles and doubt that they can provide a safer mode of transportation.
As the White House courts Senate Democrats as it tries to pick up additional support for the Republican tax reform effort, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is risking alienating his colleagues across the aisle by promoting a repeal of the Dodd-Frank Act through the fast-track reconciliation process.
As the White House courts Senate Democrats as it tries to pick up additional support for the Republican tax reform effort, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is risking alienating his colleagues across the aisle by promoting a repeal of the Dodd-Frank Act through the fast-track reconciliation process.
Senate lawmakers on Wednesday discussed the potential ramifications of automated trucks, and debated whether efforts to expedite development of large driverless vehicles should be incorporated into legislation focused on self-driving cars.
Senate lawmakers on Wednesday discussed the potential ramifications of automated trucks, and debated whether efforts to expedite development of large driverless vehicles should be incorporated into legislation focused on self-driving cars.
While some officials in Washington indicate support for making substantial changes to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, voters who are familiar with the agency are split largely along party lines about whether its rule-making and enforcement authority should be curbed, according to a new Morning Consult/POLITICO poll.
While some officials in Washington indicate support for making substantial changes to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, voters who are familiar with the agency are split largely along party lines about whether its rule-making and enforcement authority should be curbed, according to a new Morning Consult/POLITICO poll.
President Donald Trump's recent deal with congressional Democrats on a short-term extension of the debt limit gave a lot of Hill Republicans heartburn, but a Morning Consult/POLITICO survey indicates that their frustration with the president doesn't appear to have trickled down to most GOP voters.
President Donald Trump's recent deal with congressional Democrats on a short-term extension of the debt limit gave a lot of Hill Republicans heartburn, but a Morning Consult/POLITICO survey indicates that their frustration with the president doesn't appear to have trickled down to most GOP voters.
For the second straight election cycle, Kelli Ward is challenging a prominent Arizona senator in a Republican primary. And while Ward came up short against Sen. John McCain in 2016, the possibility of someone giving Sen. Jeff Flake a run for his money next year is increasingly possible.
For the second straight election cycle, Kelli Ward is challenging a prominent Arizona senator in a Republican primary. And while Ward came up short against Sen. John McCain in 2016, the possibility of someone giving Sen. Jeff Flake a run for his money next year is increasingly possible.
Congress is poised to pass bipartisan legislation that would change the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act. But the measure won't overhaul the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which Dodd-Frank created and congressional Republicans have long railed against. And it won't alter banking regulations, nor will it tweak capital requirements.
Congress is poised to pass bipartisan legislation that would change the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act. But the measure won't overhaul the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which Dodd-Frank created and congressional Republicans have long railed against. And it won't alter banking regulations, nor will it tweak capital requirements.
Congress has pushed back a deadline to fix its debt-burdened National Flood Insurance Program, drawing ire from GOP leadership looking to shore up the program's finances for the long term.
Congress has pushed back a deadline to fix its debt-burdened National Flood Insurance Program, drawing ire from GOP leadership looking to shore up the program's finances for the long term.
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Washington Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

President Donald Trump defended his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., after it was revealed that in June 2016 he met with a Russian lawyer who has ties to the Kremlin. The meeting came after he was led to believe the lawyer would provide damaging information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and that the information was part of the Russian government’s effort to assist his father’s presidential campaign. The meeting included a Russian-American lawyer who’s a former Russian intelligence officer

Washington Brief: Trump Says He Didn’t Learn of Son’s Meeting With Russian Lawyer Until This Week

President Donald Trump said he did not hear “until a couple of days ago” about a June 2016 meeting between his son, Donald Trump Jr., and a Russian lawyer who might have had damaging information on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. He also said he spent more than 20 minutes of his two-hour meeting last week with Russian President Vladimir Putin pressing him on election meddling.

Washington Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

The Supreme Court allowed part of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect, while saying the temporary restrictions could not be imposed on people who have a “bona fide relationship” with a person or entity in the United States. Hawaii brought forth a legal challenge that asked a federal judge to clarify whether the Department of Homeland Security violated the Supreme Court’s instructions regarding which family members qualify as having bona fide relationships.

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