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Political Risk Looms Over Republicans’ Welfare Tinkering

Republicans are seeking tougher work and job training requirements for those helped by assistance programs such as Medicaid and food stamps.

Hey, Nancy Pelosi, What About These People?

Hey, Nancy Pelosi, What About These People?

Close to half of the state and federal lawmakers leaving their posts for sexual harassment are Democrats.

Republicans control Virginia House after concession, court ruling

Republicans Control Virginia House after Concession, Court Ruling

The tie-breaking drawing was Virginia’s first since 1971 but unprecedented in the state because of its impact on the House, election officials said.

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Ohio’s Bid to Revive Voter Purge Policy

Judges Order Overhaul of North Carolina’s Partisan Congressional Districts

The ruling was the first time that a federal court blocked a congressional map because of partisan gerrymandering.

Trump Denies ‘Grab Them By the P***y’ Comment

Trump Push to Scale Back Welfare Programs Has Republicans on Edge

A White House-led drive to downsize government aid programs would energize conservative campaign donors whose support Republicans are counting on ahead of the November elections.

Republican Senator Hatch to retire

Republican Sen. Hatch to Retire

Hatch, 83, of Utah, is the most senior Republican in the U.S. Senate.

Bill Could Make Congress Members Liable for Harassment Payouts

As U.S. Budget Fight Looms, Republicans Flip Their Fiscal Script

As U.S. budget fight looms, Republicans flip their fiscal script

As Republicans aim to ride economy to election victory, a warning from voters in key district

As Republicans Aim to Ride Economy to Election Victory, A Warning from Voters in Key District

Winning Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District is key to Democrats’ hopes of gaining the 24 seats they need to retake the U.S. House of Representatives next November.

Republican Tax Bill Deals Biggest Blow Yet to Obamacare

Republican Tax Bill Deals Biggest Blow Yet to Obamacare

The $1.5 trillion tax bill removes a penalty imposed under Obamacare for Americans who do not obtain health insurance.

Tax Bill’s ‘Pass-through’ Rule Will Aid Wealthy, Not Workers, Experts Say

Tax Bill’s ‘Pass-through’ Rule Will Aid Wealthy, Not Workers, Critics Say

“The president will try to tell the American people that his great political victory is a win for working people, but they see all the benefits going to his type of businesses: real estate pass-throughs,” Democratic Sen. Jack Reed said.

Nearly Half of Americans Still Oppose Republican Tax Bill

Factbox: What’s in the Republicans’ Final Tax Legislation

Here are major parts of the final tax bill.

Cuts to Homeowner Tax Breaks Could Cost Republicans in 2018 Races

Cuts to Homeowner Tax Breaks Could Cost Republicans in 2018 Races

Democrats need 24 more seats to win lower house majority from the Republicans.

Blake Farenthold, Republican Rep. Accused of Sexual Harassment Will Not Seek Re-election

Republican Rep. Accused of Sexual Harassment Will Not Seek Re-election

Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold denied allegations of sexual harassment, only saying he fostered an “unprofessional” workplace culture.

Alabama Win Thrills Democrats as Republicans Point Fingers

Alabama Win Thrills Democrats as Republicans Point Fingers

The stunning upset for Republicans narrowed their majority in the Senate to 51-49.

Senate Tax Drama Intensifies as Bill Faces Key Panel Vote

Final Votes on Republican Tax Deal Next Week

A final bill could be formally unveiled on Friday, with decisive votes expected next week in both chambers.

Repeal of Individual Mandate Would Increase Uninsured, Premiums: CBO

Republicans Propose to Delay, Pause Obamacare Taxes

The move represents a new Republican attempt to roll back provisions of the 2010 Affordable Care Act after repeated failures by Congress’ majority party this year to repeal the law.

Senate Republicans Shove Tax Bill Ahead as Democrats Fume

Republican Negotiators Near Deal on Tax Plan

Independent government analyses have concluded that wealthier taxpayers would disproportionately benefit from the Republican proposals.

Nearly Half of Americans Still Oppose Republican Tax Bill

Nearly Half of Americans Still Oppose Republican Tax Bill

Of adults who were aware of the plan being considered by Congress, 49 percent said they were opposed to it, a sentiment that has not changed much in the past few weeks, the poll showed.

Trump Party Throws Support and Money Behind Accused Sexual Predator Roy Moore

Trump Party Throws Support and Money Behind Accused Sexual Predator Roy Moore

“Go get ‘em, Roy!” — One accused predator endorses another. McConnell caves in.

Repeal of Individual Mandate Would Increase Uninsured, Premiums: CBO

U.S. Senate Tax Bill Accomplishes Major Obamacare Repeal Goal

By repealing the Obamacare requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance, experts predict insurance premiums will rise and millions of people will lose coverage.

Anti-LGBT Lawmaker Wesley Goodman Resigns After ‘Inappropriate Behavior’ with a Man

The Republican Ohio state representative has previously been accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old.

Trump’s Limited Appeal a Warning Sign for Republicans Ahead of 2018 Elections

Trump’s Limited Appeal a Warning Sign for Republicans Ahead of 2018 Elections

President Donald Trump’s unpopularity could cost Republicans dearly in next year’s congressional races.

Republican Tax Plan a Blow to Democratic States, Officials Say

Republican Tax Plan a Blow to Democratic States, Officials Say

Among those potentially hardest-hit are California and New York with state income tax rates of 13.3 percent — the nation’s highest — and 8.82 percent, respectively.