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Bob Dole, longtime Senate leader and 1996 GOP presidential nominee, dies at 98

Although a staunch conservative who centered on balanced spending, deficit discount, and international coverage, Dole was by no means beholden to the social...

Houses on the Hill aren’t for living. They’re for lobbying.

On the multipurpose attract of Capitol Hill townhouses: “We did a cost-benefit analysis because we've been renting a house for years and years and...

Senators propose ban on FTC ‘zombie votes’

The Republicans' laws would require the FTC to situation a rule that bars a commissioner’s votes from having an impact after she or...

Senate sinks deeper into quagmire of dysfunction

Things are so dangerous that Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is now overtly entertaining guidelines adjustments and singling out Rubio (R-Fla.), with whom...

Congress thwarts shutdown after vaccine mandate clash

Final passage adopted a deal late Thursday to appease conservatives who demanded a vote on an modification from Sens. Roger Marshall of Kansas...

Majority blues: House Dems not done limping for the exit

“Let's face it: The atmosphere in this place — it's a hostile work environment,” stated retiring Rep. Ron Kind (D-Wis.). “We've got members...

McConnell’s latest challenge: Stopping a shutdown over vaccine mandates

For McConnell, the conservative riot over vaccine mandates is one more problem to band his 50 members collectively and avert disaster. A second...

Tick, tick: House ends day with no shutdown deal

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her deputies had deliberate to achieve a deal on a stopgap spending invoice with Republicans by Wednesday morning, permitting...

Congress closes in on sexual misconduct reform, 4 years after its #MeToo moment

“The evidence is in: Over time these employment contracts in the area of sexual harassment and sexual assault have buried the misconduct, and...

Dems’ paid leave push faces last stand

“I’ve urged Sen. Manchin that there are many things that we can do on a bipartisan basis. But they do not include a...

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