News


By POLITICO The Blue Dog Coalition, a fading wing of the Democratic Caucus in recent years, is leaning on a controversial ally as it tries to regain a toehold on power in the House: President Donald Trump. Read more…

Read Post

By CS MONITOR Last week, when Republican senators unveiled their revised health-care plan, reporters swamped Sen. Susan Collins (R) of Maine, a crucial swing vote, pinning her against a wall just steps from the Capitol’s magnificent rotunda. Read more…

Read Post

By ROLL CALL Following the collapse of the Senate’s health care overhaul bill, a group of governors are suggesting a new way forward: bipartisanship. And the group wants a spot at the decision table. Read more…

Read Post

By CBS News Senate Republicans are trying to bridge differences over the latest version of their health care bill. Health care is one of the issues CBS News contributor Frank Luntz discussed with a bipartisan group of Congress members that…

Read Post

By CNN Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush spoke together Thursday afternoon at a public event at the Bush Center on the qualities of leadership. Read more…

Read Post

By POLITICO House Republicans are ready to provide a down payment on President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico, reigniting a fight that could lead to a government shutdown this fall. Read more…

Read Post

By VOX With his health care bill teetering on the edge of defeat — “it’s probably going to be dead,” said Sen. John McCain on Sunday — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying to scare recalcitrant Republicans by threatening…

Read Post

by USA TODAY As the Senate Republican majority struggles to coalesce around a replacement for Obamacare, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is using a novel threat to motivate them: Pass something or, horrors, negotiate with the Democrats. Read more…

Read Post

By THE HILL The leading senators overseeing energy policy introduced a new version of their broad energy reform bill Thursday. Read more…  

Read Post

By THE HILL The Congressional Budget Office on Thursday projected that the U.S. Treasury would “most likely” run out of cash in early to mid-October unless Congress raises the debt ceiling. Read more…

Read Post

By CBS News Ohio Governor John Kasich and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper joined forces on Tuesday to urge Senate Democrats to call for a re-write of the Republican health care bill before they come to a vote by the end…

Read Post

By POLITICO The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured over a decade, according to a Congressional Budget Office projection that could complicate the party’s push to hold a vote on the plan this week….

Read Post

JOIN THE CENTER