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Conservative megadonors are pushing lawmakers to support DACA recipients and the border wall as part of the $1.3 trillion spending bill

Three groups backed by the Koch brothers pushed for funding for border security and protections for DACA recipients in the omnibus spending package.

Mitch McConnell breaks silence on Trump’s assault on Mueller, says he ‘should be allowed to finish’

Mitch McConnell said Special Counsel Chief Robert Mueller should be allowed to finish his mission without interruption, days after President Trump's tirade.
President Donald Trump and Rep. Kevin Brady

Republicans are going all out to try to stop Trump’s new economic policy

More than 100 House Republican sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Wednesday urging him to soften the blow of his recently announced tariffs.

Another top Republican has announced he will resign from Congress

Republican Sen. Thad Cochran will resign next month, his office said in a statement on Monday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks with reporters following the weekly policy luncheons at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Obama’s former chief of staff is blaming Mitch McConnell for ‘watering down’ their response to Russia’s 2016 election interfer...

Former Obama chief of staff Denis McDonough cleared the air on who was to blame for the lack of urgency on Russian election meddling under the former president.
Visitors passing the casket of Rosa Parks as her body lay in honor at the Capitol Rotunda in 2005.

Billy Graham will be the 4th private citizen to lie in honor in the US Capitol — here’s what that means

Billy Graham will become the fourth private citizen to lie in the US Capitol, following Rosa Parks and two Capitol Police officers killed in the line of duty.
Senate Majority Leader McConnell.

Mitch McConnell predicts Republicans will lose seats in the midterm elections

Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky was not too enthusiastic about his party's chances in the midterm elections this year.

The Senate may not reach an immigration deal — and people are worried about what comes next

The Senate is inching forward with debate on a deal to codify the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and increase border security.
'Dreamers' hug as they meet with relatives at the Mexican border wall on December 10, 2017.

The Senate just opened up a rare free-for-all debate on immigration — here’s who’s winning so far

The Senate launched into a wild week of immigration debate on Monday evening. Lawmakers will compete to see which proposal can get to 60 votes first.
House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Mitch McConnell, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer

Congress just passed a massive budget deal — and it includes some huge changes for Americans’ healthcare

The bill includes funding for the National Institutes of Health, the opioid crisis, among other health initiatives, adding up to almost $20 billion.