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Senate GOP braces for more retirements after Portman stunner
Republicans' efforts to win back the majority could be hampered if swing-state incumbents decide not to run again next year.
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The GOP’s answer to its post-Trump blues: More Trump
For a moment, it looked like the Republican Party was getting some distance from the former president. Not anymore.
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California man charged with sending threatening texts to Hakeem Jeffries' family
The man is accused of sending menacing messages about the 2020 presidential election to the congressman’s brother and sister-in-law, as well as a journalist.
Probe of Capitol riot swells further
Prosecutor predicts sedition charges, but is cagey on incitement and potential involvement of lawmakers and staff.
Democrats' Covid conundrum: Work with GOP or run them over
Progressives want to go big without GOP support. But moderates still hope to approve a bipartisan proposal.
Rep. Buddy Carter signals support for federal privacy legislation
Carter, who sits on the House Energy and Commerce tech subcommittee, said at a Tuesday POLITICO Live event on ethics and AI that “we need to look at” such legislation, saying it could ease concerns and build public confidence in AI.
Rand Paul to force vote on constitutionality of Trump impeachment trial
“I think there will be enough support on it to show there’s no chance they can impeach the president,” the Kentucky Republican says.
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McCarthy claws his way back to Trump's good side
The minority leader's attempt to smooth things over with the ex-president could backfire.
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McConnell agrees to allow Senate power-sharing to move forward
A fight over the filibuster had kept the Senate stalled.
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Trump's second impeachment trial launches with questions over witnesses
Democrats are split on whether to hear new testimony on a deadly riot they lived through.
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Manchin emphatic he 'will not vote' to kill the filibuster
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has pushed for a guarantee that the filibuster remain in place.
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