House Republicans are scrambling to coalesce around a small number of candidates to be Speaker of the House but the path to electing someone is unclear.
This was supposed to be Kevin McCarthy's moment, one he had contorted himself into political knots to get to.
In dozens of local TV interviews, Zoom meetings and conference calls, the Biden administration is trying to build support for its $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.
For all the formality of an Oval Office address, the partial shutdown is no closer to being over, and Democrats and Republicans are living in very different worlds when it comes to immigration policy.
President Trump and congressional Republicans promised that taxpayers would be able to file their returns on a postcard, but the new IRS effort isn't quite that.
The president implored his base voters not to get "complacent" in 2018, since the party in power usually loses big league in midterms. But Trump has already proven he can defy political gravity.
Republicans in Congress are likely to pass their tax bill this week, raising questions about House Speaker Paul Ryan's future and what, if anything, will happen next year
No matter what happens in Alabama on Tuesday, it will have consequences that stretch from Birmingham to the Beltway.
In an interview with NPR, the House speaker said the tax bill was "designed" as a middle-class tax cut. But in reality, at its core, it is a corporate tax cut.