White House economist Kevin Hassett says Congress should stay focused on countering the decline in the share of Americans in the workforce. Many Democrats agree.
At a Monitor breakfast, Tennessee’s retiring US senator sang the praises of the Democrat who hopes to succeed him, former Gov. Phil Bredesen. Their bipartisan collaborations go way back.
President Trump is a manager who appears to thrive on chaos and doesn't sweat details. But in the Rob Porter episode that ethos has run into the by-the-book tradition of security checks. Congressional leaders including Adam Schiff (D) are raising concerns.
At a breakfast for reporters hosted by The Christian Science Monitor, former Attorney General Eric Holder calls political gerrymandering 'a fundamental affront to our system of democracy.' He's heading a Democratic effort that seeks a more level playing field well beyond the next elections.
The Senator from Maine says the White House has engaged with her on tax reform, and her meetings with President Trump may result in changes that bring her closer to being a "yes" on the tax bill.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said he's considering whether to designate the US election system as critical infrastructure, which could trigger greater cybersecurity at the ballot box.
The House Democratic leader says at a Monitor Breakfast that if divided Republicans fail to pass their own health-care plan, she would welcome GOP overtures to amend the Affordable Care Act.
Mr. Earnest, President Obama's spokesman, has a warning for his successor: Those tweets could undermine your message.
After reports of "malicious cyberactivity" during the election season, Obama's top counterterrorism adviser Lisa Monaco says key stakeholders need fuller answers.