The Senate stayed in session all night to pass a $3.7-trillion Republican budget early Friday, grinding through tough -- but symbolic -- votes that provided the new Congress with a needed achievement.
House Republicans pushed past their internal divisions to approve a budget blueprint Wednesday, putting the new Congress on track to notch a significant achievement once Senate Republicans pass their version by the end of the week.
This week offers a make-or-break moment for Republican leaders on Capitol Hill.
Some years ago, the congressman from suburban Detroit bought an $11.46 universal joint from Joe's Auto Parts, put it in his pocket and headed to Japan with a question: Why was it that foreign autos were jamming American streets, but the U.S. couldn't export a simple coupling gadget to the Asian...
Sen. Ted Cruz jumped into the 2016 presidential race Monday in the same way he intends to run his campaign: upstaging rival Republicans with a splashy, impassioned speech that sought to drag the national conversation further to the right than many in his party want to go.
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is running for president, he announced on Twitter.
As the Senate ground to a halt last week over an otherwise bipartisan bill to combat human trafficking, a potential moment of compromise emerged when Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) went to the floor to deliver a simple speech.
Setting up another veto showdown with President Obama, Congress on Thursday approved a measure that seeks to roll back a new labor rule that allows workers to conduct union elections more quickly.