Amid an uneasy tenure that saw the failure of an Obamacare repeal and the passing of tax cuts — as well as an uneven relationship with President Trump — Ryan is calling it quits.
The president is marking the first anniversary of his inauguration with a government shutdown. Lawmakers are back at the Capitol trying to break the impasse — and playing the political blame game.
The short-term measure passed the House Thursday evening after a key bloc of conservative Republicans said they would support it. Passage in the Senate is still unclear as funding runs out Friday.
The U.S. House of Representatives honored – nearly roasted – Congressman Don Young Wednesday for becoming the new “dean of the House.”
The House gave final approval to the Republican bill to cut taxes, after a procedural hiccup in the Senate on Tuesday forced a repeat vote. It marks the GOP’s first major legislative victory of 2017.
Republicans conceded that their latest Obamacare repeal-and-replace push does not have the votes. It’s yet another embarrassment for GOP leadership and President Trump.
Around the country, Republican Congress members are dogged by protesters hoping to stir up resistance to President Donald Trump’s agenda. At Wednesday’s Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce luncheon, a friendly crowd greeted Alaska Congressman Don Young.
Jason Chaffetz, the Utah Republican, says he will not seek any office in 2018 — tamping down speculation that he could challenge Sen. Orrin Hatch in a re-election bid.
In this newscast: Republican leaders abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor shortly before its scheduled vote The Alaska House of Representatives has introduced a new version of a statewide income tax. Business and labor groups are at odds over Alaska Governor Bill Walker’s proposed worker’s compensation reform, and The…
With conservative lawmakers and interest groups blasting the Republican health care overhaul effort, the House speaker is making a hard sell for his bill.