Republicans have long despised the use of words like “slash” or “cut” in reference to funding changes, and some believe that such words cast their health care bill in a false light.
The Republican effort to overhaul the health care system inspired extensive bipartisan cooperation from states’ leaders — in an attempt to defeat it.
The retreat by Republican leaders dealt another setback to their efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act and set up long summer of health care battles.
A Ukrainian political party tied to Russia had paid President Trump’s campaign chairman for help branding itself as warming toward the European Union.
The president has largely remained on the sidelines, and some of the White House’s efforts to intervene have clearly been counterproductive.
After a Senate vote was delayed, Democrats warned against celebrating too early and complacency in the fight over the Affordable Care Act.
The ferocious response on Tuesday to a breakdown in editorial procedures was a reminder of the network’s unique role as a nemesis for the president.
School choice advocates, including Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, see the decision in favor of a church in Missouri as a crucial development in the voucher debate.
Mr. Leno, the former “Tonight Show” host, explains why he performs over 200 stand-up shows a year, and discusses the challenges of political joke-telling.
In measure after measure of well-being in rich nations, Americans are among the worst off, with costs to the economy and to individuals.
The “bona fide relationship” standard in the Supreme Court’s travel ban decision could shut out thousands of refugees who lack family ties in the United States.
The high level of agreement was a consequence of a lack of divisive disputes on social issues and hard work by the justices, who often favored exceedingly narrow decisions to avoid deadlocks.
Since Watergate, the bureau has come to view itself as an essential, and essentially independent, check on the president.
Minority voters have a large political voice, immigration is seen as positive and multicultural identities are encouraged.
Does the health care bill in the Senate live up to Republicans' promises? We checked the facts.
The figure released by the Congressional Budget Office is only slightly lower than the 23 million more uninsured under the House version of the legislation.
In a partial win for President Trump, the court said a limited travel ban could take effect, and agreed to take a case with implications for presidential power.
The Supreme Court decision concerned a program in Missouri to make playgrounds safer that excluded those affiliated with churches.
The case concerns a challenge to a California law that places strict limits on carrying guns in public — one of numerous Second Amendment cases the court has turned away in recent years.
A Colorado baker who refused to create a wedding cake for a gay couple is appealing a discrimination ruling, citing the First Amendment.
With criticism mounting over their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, top Republicans are cutting deals and cajoling members to get to 50 votes.
Michael R. Bloomberg will announce an initiative to give funds to large cities as an extension of his advocacy for largely liberal policies.
Senator Dean Heller could be a swing vote on his party’s health care bill. His majority leader wants his help. His governor wants him to bring it down.
Writers across the ideological spectrum and around the internet seem to agree on one thing: They don’t like the Senate’s health care legislation.
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Hours after an interview on “Fox & Friends,” President Trump accused the Obama administration of failing to prevent or punish Moscow for meddling in last fall’s presidential election.
Senator Dean Heller of Nevada became the latest Republican to say he cannot support a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act in its current form.
Planned Parenthood, threatened with a cutoff of more than 40 percent of its funding, is mobilizing to bring down the Republican health care bill.
It was not clear if the inquiry was part of a broader investigation that has ensnared Paul Manafort, who once served as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman.
Ms. Pelosi, under fire after a Democrat lost a high-profile special election in Georgia, parried renewed questions about her leadership of the party.