Democrat Beto O'Rourke and Republican Will Hurd of Texas bonded over an unexpected hit road trip earlier this year. But as elections draw near, this bipartisan friendship may not be charming voters.
Senate Republicans under pressure from President Trump launch another attack on the Affordable Care Act by including a repeal of the individual mandate in the upcoming Senate tax bill. Eliminating the mandate would save an estimated $338 billion over a decade.
In 2010, a Russian nuclear agency purchased a controlling interest in Uranium One, a Canada-based mining firm. US officials, including the State Department under Hillary Clinton, reviewed the deal.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hear testimony this week regarding the nuclear weapons chain of command and how much authority the president should have in a system built for fast decisonmaking, not debate.
Following the second allegation of sexual misconduct against Senate candidate Roy Moore, more GOP members have withdrawn their support of his campaign, some even moving to block his election or initiate a vote to remove him from the Senate if he wins.