A fellow Republican senator described Sen. Joni Ernst’s new plan for paid parental leave as “raiding” Social Security, a potentially crippling condemnation as more and more Americans rely on the program.
President Donald Trump has named more than 350 federal lobbyists to posts in his administration, a figure much larger than previously reported and an indication of how far afield Trump is from his vow to “drain the swamp.”
Sen. Susan Collins — who has long cultivated an image as a centrist — recently pointed to her votes against repealing the Affordable Care Act to play up her moderate side, ignoring her 20-plus votes to repeal, delay or defund the law.
Mark Harris’ repeated claims that he had no reason to suspect his campaign consultant’s absentee-ballot scheme was illegal were blown apart Wednesday after his son, an assistant U.S. attorney in North Carolina, testified that he raised red flags with his nearly two years ago.
Mississippi’s two most powerful leaders in Washington declined to weigh in on reports that the state’s lieutenant governor, Tate Reeves, belonged to a fraternity whose members dressed in blackface and Confederate uniforms.
Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith, both Republicans, have yet to comment on the revelation, which has drawn...
Tate Reeves’ Alma Mater Acknowledges ‘Mistake’ in Publishing Frat’s Blackface Photos As He Stays Silent
Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves’ alma mater Friday acknowledged the racism of his fraternity’s use of blackface and Confederate emblems while he was a member in the 1990s and expressed regret for allowing them to be displayed in the yearbook.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s newly announced running mate received more than $14,000 in consulting and speaking fees from a pharmaceutical company shortly before it was hit with the largest health care fine in U.S. history.