Senate Intelligence Committee leaders held a joint news conference Wednesday to show the public they are working in tandem on the panel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, even as a parallel investigation in the House heads off the rails.
Senate Intelligence Committee leaders held a joint news conference Wednesday to show the public they are working in tandem on the panel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, even as a parallel investigation in the House heads off the rails.
With the GOP effort to replace the Affordable Care Act in tatters, two Senate Republicans are seeking an emergency patch to help people who could find themselves with no options to buy health insurance through exchanges next year.
With the GOP effort to replace the Affordable Care Act in tatters, two Senate Republicans are seeking an emergency patch to help people who could find themselves with no options to buy health insurance through exchanges next year.
As senators brace for a high-pressure showdown over Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, public sentiment on his confirmation process remains largely unchanged since he was nominated by President Donald Trump.
As senators brace for a high-pressure showdown over Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, public sentiment on his confirmation process remains largely unchanged since he was nominated by President Donald Trump.
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price on Wednesday stonewalled Democrats seeking answers about how the Trump administration would treat the Affordable Care Act, while defending proposed spending cuts to medical research.
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price on Wednesday stonewalled Democrats seeking answers about how the Trump administration would treat the Affordable Care Act, while defending proposed spending cuts to medical research.
Members of the centrist New Democrat Coalition this week said they would be open to working with Republicans and the Trump administration on tax reform if it's paired with an infrastructure investment bill that could move simultaneously through Congress.
Members of the centrist New Democrat Coalition this week said they would be open to working with Republicans and the Trump administration on tax reform if it's paired with an infrastructure investment bill that could move simultaneously through Congress.
Climate scientist Michael E. Mann compared the scientific consensus on climate change to that of the theory of gravity during a House Science Committee hearing on Wednesday in which supporters and opponents of government action on greenhouse gases accused the other of politicizing the debate over the Earth's temperatures.
Climate scientist Michael E. Mann compared the scientific consensus on climate change to that of the theory of gravity during a House Science Committee hearing on Wednesday in which supporters and opponents of government action on greenhouse gases accused the other of politicizing the debate over the Earth's temperatures.
After the GOP spent seven years railing against the Affordable Care Act but failed to pass an overhaul to the law last week, most voters want them to stop trying - except the party base.
After the GOP spent seven years railing against the Affordable Care Act but failed to pass an overhaul to the law last week, most voters want them to stop trying - except the party base.
As House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) faced fresh criticism this week for his handling of his panel's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, Americans are still split over whether they think the Kremlin influenced its outcome.
As House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) faced fresh criticism this week for his handling of his panel's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, Americans are still split over whether they think the Kremlin influenced its outcome.
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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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