Today's Conservative News
The win by Sen Catherine Cortez Masto over GOP challenger Adam Laxalt means Democrats have at least a 50-50 Senate, allowing Democrats to confirm President Biden’s nominees.
It’s impossible to determine whether the former president will appear. There are also questions about how serious the committee is in its quest to hear from Trump.
A statue of President Truman replaced a sculpture of Alexander Hamilton in the Capitol rotunda this week, relegating the founding father to a basement with little-known figures.
Hurricane Ian may not bear responsibility for the future of Republicans and Democrats, but Mother Nature holds the potential to undercut the savviest politicians.
Voters keep track and journalists document events. All politicians need to “pay the fiddler” eventually and this week was Senator Joe Manchin’s turn.
Queen Elizabeth II’s death is impacting American politics. House Republicans will delay the rollout of their agenda for the November election to avoid a conflict with her funeral.
Alaska’s special election could illuminate an important trend to watch this fall as Democrats defend razor-thin majorities in the House and Senate
Reporter’s Notebook: When Margaret Thatcher and Mikhail Gorbachev reunited to honor President Reagan
Mikhail Gorbachev was the last of a trio of world leaders — including U.S. President Ronald Reagan and U.K.
Democrats see hope in using abortion to break the red wave that could push Republicans into power in the House and Senate, but the GOP’s chances still look good historically
‘Inflation Reduction Act’ passage not as simple as it appears for Dems: ‘It ain’t over till it’s over’
While the Democrats have seemingly secured passage of the landmark “Inflation Reduction Act” bill, the road ahead isn’t as simple as it appears. Especially for Senate Democrats.
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing Tuesday on protecting police as rising crime has become a hot-topic elections issue ahead of midterm elections.
Reporter’s Notebook: January 6 hearings are a summertime TV bonanza — a bit like Iran-Contra in the 1980s
Washington D.C. has a penchant for blockbuster summertime hearings, from Iran-Contra in 1987 to 2022’s Jan. 6 commission hearings — but Congress’ production quality has improved.
Republican lawmakers call out Rep. Schiff, ask Capitol police for info on arrests of Colbert show staffers
Two Republican lawmakers are requesting info from the U.S. Capitol Police on how Colbert show staffers gained access to a House office building last week.
Democrats hope to weaponize the Supreme Court’s potential decision on abortion precedent in this fall’s midterms
President Biden’s State of the Union address affords him a massive platform, but could lead to others stealing the show on Capitol Hill.
President Biden insists he’s going to be involved in this fall’s midterms. It’s unclear what constitutes “being involved.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s upcoming retirement will mark the first time a Democratic U.S. Senate has the chance to confirm a high-court justice in a post-nuclear-option world. The battle to replace him comes down to simple math.
“Clio” is “The Muse of History.” She is the daughter of Zeus. Her name is derived from Greek to “recount” or “document.” And she saw the events of Jan.
The political landscape is littered with those who underestimated the late Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada.