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US Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), chairman of the House's Committee on the Judiciary, is holding up a bill by outgoing Senator Heidi Heitkamp that would issue protections to indigenous women.

A retiring House Republican is stalling a bill that would protect Native American women

Rep. Bob Goodlatte is holding up a bill introduced by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp that addresses the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women.

‘Kavanaugh’s Revenge’: Every Democratic senator in a competitive midterm race who voted against Brett Kavanaugh lost

The confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh Washington was nearly upended by sexual misconduct allegations.

Democratic incumbent Heidi Heitkamp loses Senate race in North Dakota to Republican Kevin Cramer

GOP Rep. Kevin Cramer defeated incumbent Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in the North Dakota Senate race defined by healthcare, Brett Kavanaugh.
Terrell Elk, 18, votes for the first time by delivering his absentee ballot for the 2018 mid-term election to the Sioux County Auditor's office on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota.

Native American groups issue more than 2,000 free IDs to their members to fight North Dakota’s voter suppression laws

North Dakota once had one of the most relaxed voting laws in the country, but Republican lawmakers cracked down on voting after the 2012 election.
Heidi Heitkamp announced Thursday that she will vote against confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

Red state Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says she will vote against confirming Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

On Thursday, Sen. Heitkamp of North Dakota expressed her intention to vote against confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. She is facing a tough re-election campaign, with her GOP opponent currently leading her in double digits.
President Donald Trump

‘All pain, no gain’: Trump latest round of tariffs is already getting blasted by lawmakers and business groups

President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods was met with criticism from Republicans, Democrats, and many business groups. All of the concerns centered around the likelihood that the tariffs will ultimately hurt US businesses and consumers.

These are the senators who could make or break Trump’s Supreme Court pick

President Donald Trump is slated to announce his nominee to fill the vacancy left on the Supreme Court by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on Monday, amid a polarized Senate full of partisan lawmakers who are at each others' throats.
Sen. Bob Corker

Top GOP senators are organizing a plan to take control of Trump’s tariffs, and it might actually work

A group of senators are crafting a plan that would claw back some of President Donald Trump's authority to enact sweeping tariffs and other trade policies that many Republicans and other free trade supporters believe would result in lasting damage to the US economy.
Heitkamp speaks with reporters after the weekly party caucus luncheons at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

One of the most vulnerable Democrats is blasting members of her own party to save her seat

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a North Dakota Democrat, is distancing herself from her party soon after attracting a strong GOP challenger in her competitive race.
Elizabeth Warren.

The biggest Wall Street bill in years is tearing Democrats apart

Elizabeth Warren is blasting fellow Democrats for their support of a Wall Street deregulation bill, but many of these moderate members are pushing back.