Government Shutdown News
The Government Shutdown Explained (Like You're an Idiot)
So, it's happened. Congress could not agree on a budget and the U.S. federal government has shut down all non-essential services. Hundreds of thousands of government workers have been furloughed without knowing when they will return to work. Oh my God! Oh
The Latest: Senate Hearing to Feature Booker Vs. Sessions
The Senate showdown over Donald Trump's pick of Sen. Jeff Sessions to become attorney general will take a dramatic twist this week when a fellow senator and two congressmen testify against him
Will Trump's Promised Wall Become Taxpayer-Funded Fence?
It was the signature promise of his campaign: Donald Trump vowed to build an impenetrable, concrete wall along the southern border
Hillary Clinton Widens Her Lead Over Donald Trump
ABC News' Jon Karl analyzes new poll numbers that show Trump falling further behind after the release of a 2005 video showing Trump making lewd comments towards women.
Congress Braces for Busy September
After a long summer break, Congress is back in session for one final burst of activity before Election Day . Lawmakers have until the end of the month to pass Zika funding and stave off a government shutdown . Here's a look at the busy month to come: ZIKA FUNDING The Senate will vote today to
Congress Leaves for Summer Without Funding Fight Against Zika
Nearly five months since President Obama requested $1.9 billion from Congress to fight the Zika virus , lawmakers left Washington without passing much-needed funding to stop the spread of the disease and fund vaccine research. As members prepared to leave town for seven weeks and health official
Ted Cruz Mocked by John Boehner as 'Lucifer in the Flesh'
Former House Speaker John Boehner isn't buying Sen. Ted Cruz 's pitch to unite the Republican Party against Donald Trump . In a talk at Stanford University Wednesday, the plainspoken Ohio Republican called the Texas senator "Lucifer in the flesh," adding that he found Cruz difficult to work with in
Before Carly Fiorina Was a Fan of Ted Cruz
Carly Fiorina is set to take the stage today as Ted Cruz ’s vice presidential pick, but the former Republican presidential candidate and Hewlett-Packard CEO wasn’t always such a fan of the Texas senator. When Fiorina was still competing with Cruz for the Republican nomination, she said Cruz is just
5 Politicians Who Were Against Ted Cruz Before They Were for Him
Donald Trump , Ted Cruz , John Kasich: The race for the Republican nomination is down to the final three. Currently, Trump has the best shot to reach the magic delegate number ahead of this summer's convention. Mathematically, Kasich can't clinch it before the Republican National Convention, while
The Biggest Moments on Capitol Hill in 2015
As the clock ticks down to midnight on Dec. 31, members of Congress are probably hoping for better approval ratings in 2016. A new CNN/ORC poll shows just 14 percent of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing. Despite those dismal ratings, 2015 was an eventful year on Capitol Hill . Here’s a