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U.S. Rep. Will Hurd was one of four Texas Republicans to announce his retirement in recent weeks.

Overwhelming support for gun restrictions in the suburbs is good news for Democrats, but real gun reform is unlikely with a GOP Senate

In a poll conducted after the El Paso and Dayton shootings, 71% of suburban voters and 64% of Republican women backed banning assault-style weapons.

Cory Booker is running for president in 2020. Here’s everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition.

Sen. Cory Booker gained national attention as mayor of Newark, New Jersey. Now he's running for President of the United States.

Sen. Rand Paul cited the national debt in blocking expedited passage of a bill to renew the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

"Any new spending that we are approaching that has the longevity of 70, 80 years should be offset by cutting spending that's less valuable," Paul said.

Google executive finally confirms that the tech giant is no longer working on a censored search engine for China

"Yes, we have terminated that," Karan Bhatia, Google's VP of Government Affairs and Public Policy, said at Tuesday's Senate hearing.

Mitch McConnell once reportedly returned Trump’s $1,000 campaign donation, telling him, ‘you may need the money more than I do right now&#...

"I have decided to return your contribution of $1,000, because it appears you may need the money more than I do right now," McConnell told Trump.

Trump’s Labor secretary refuses to resign after criticism of the lenient plea deal he negotiated with Jeffery Epstein, who is now charged with s...

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta pushed back on criticism of the lenient plea deal for Jeffrey Epstein, saying he has strong support from Trump.

A top senator just introduced a bill to require equal pay for the US women’s soccer team before the 2026 World Cup

The bill would block federal funding for the 2026 World Cup unless the women's team are paid their fair share.

Joe Biden’s past work with segregationist senators is a major deal breaker for lots of Democrats

A plurality of both Democratic voters and Americans overall said they wouldn't vote for a 2020 candidate who compromised with segregationist lawmakers.
FILE PHOTO: Workers sit a the Huawei stand at the Mobile Expo in Bangkok, Thailand May 31, 2019.

Part of the US China trade truce is already drawing bipartisan criticism from Republican senators

The US-China trade truce looks complicated as President Trump's bid to soften sanctions on Chinese tech company Huawei draws criticism in the Senate.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Congress sends massive border-funding bill to Trump’s desk after Nancy Pelosi caves under pressure

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave in to moderate Democrats after an intra-caucus fight forced the House to take up the Senate's border-security package.