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Major GOP donor announces run for Wyoming governor
A top Republican Party donor and fundraiser who hasn't held major elected office before but who is wealthy and has national political connections is running for governor of Wyoming. Foster Friess' entry Friday upended Wyoming's deep-red politics much like Liz Cheney's brief run against fellow
Big salaries for political appointees at agency where Mulvaney pledged to cut costs
Mick Mulvaney , who oversees both the Office of Management and Budget and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , earned a reputation while a congressman as being an anti-spending deficit hawk. But as he prepares to testify before two congressional committees Wednesday and Thursday, he will
Democrats want details of Pruitt’s DC condo tied to lobbyist 'power couple'
Democrats in Congress are demanding that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt disclose details about his 2017 use of a Capitol Hill home tied to a top energy lobbyist. U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, a Virginia Democrat called on Pruitt to “immediately make clear the terms of his housing
SPECIAL REPORT: President Trump signs tax bill into law
The measure, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, is being hailed by the GOP as the biggest legislative achievement for Trump and congressional Republicans.
Breaking down the fiscal 2018 budget passed by Senate
By a vote of 51-49, Senate Republicans passed a fiscal 2018 budget right along party lines, with every single Democrat voting against the budget framework, and all Republicans, save for one, voting for it. The fiscal 2018 budget passed late-Thursday night is not a legally binding document, but it
Senate Republicans pass budget that will add $1.5 trillion to deficit, slash Medicare and Medicaid
Senate Republicans passed a budget late Thursday night, setting the stage for the GOP 's ultimate goal of tackling tax reform later this year. The measure is estimated to add $1.5 trillion to the deficit over the next 10 years, and contains about $4 trillion in spending cuts. “We have a once in a
Congressional Republicans send letters to Trump and administration urging Cuba remain open
Two groups of pro- Cuba engagement House and Senate Republicans each sent letters to President Donald Trump and members of his administration, respectively, asking for Cuba to remain open in the wake of reports the administration is leaning toward reversing its policy on the island nation. The
Trump budget faces criticism, indifference from some Senate Republicans
Many Republican senators who weren’t outright condemning President Donald Trump ’s fiscal year 2018 budget made sure to acknowledge a universal truth of budgeting in Washington: The spending bills Congress eventually passes don’t always bear much resemblance to the president’s list of priorities.
Republicans change their tune on Congressional Budget Office after health care report
After the Congressional Budget Office released its report Monday on the Republican-backed American Health Care Act, estimating that 14 million more people will be uninsured next year -- a number that grows to 24 million by 2026 -- supporters of the plan were quick to levy complaints against the
Senate Confirmation Hearings Continued Today for 4 Trump Nominees
There is pressure to confirm them before the president-elect is sworn in on Friday.