Congress votes to end shutdown after Democrats agree to trust that McConnell will allow ‘dreamer’ vote

Lawmakers agreed to fund the government through Feb. 8 after McConnell (R-Ky.) said he would address the status of “dreamers.”

Republicans in immigrant-rich Fla. scramble in wake of Trump’s remarks

The president’s crude characterization of countries where many Floridians were born could hurt the GOP in key elections.

‘Hate-filled, vile and racist’: Lawmakers react to Trump’s ‘shithole’ remarks

As President Trump denied calling Haiti and African countries ‘shithole countries,’ Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) confirmed and condemned his language.

GOP Rep. McSally enters Arizona Senate race, joining primary that could test Trump’s loyalties

McSally joins a field that already includes controversial former sheriff Joe Arpaio.

In blow to Trump, GOP Rep. Kevin Cramer will not run for Senate in North Dakota

The president had aggressively recruited the congressman to challenge Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.

GOP Rep. Jim Renacci meets with White House officials, plans to run for Senate seat in Ohio

The Ohio Republican plans to switch from the governor’s race to the Senate contest.

Trump on GOP Camp David meeting: ‘We have a lot of things to work on’

President Trump spoke to reporters on Jan. 5 before departing the White House to Camp David for a meeting with GOP leaders to discuss their 2018 agenda. He praised the U.S. economy and ignored questions about new book.