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Shelby push for harbor money adds to disaster…

Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) is pressing for money in the disaster aid bill for harbor maintenance funds that would benefit Alabama. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo A parochial push from Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby…

Dems look to modify Dreamer bill to break…

A group of top Democrats met in Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office to discuss amendments to legislation to protect "Dreamers. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images House Democratic leaders are eyeing changes to legislation to protect “Dreamers” in…

House and Senate GOP ready for battle to…

While climbing the House leadership ladder could be an attractive option for Rep. Liz Cheney, a high-profile Senate seat would instantly put Cheney in the national spotlight. | Win McNamee/Getty Images 2020 elections Republicans on…

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Pentagon expects 256 miles of border wall soon,…

“We now have on contract sufficient funds to build about 256 miles of barrier,” acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan told the Senate Defense Appropriations subcommittee. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Enough funding has been placed on…

FTC chairman to Congress: Do not give us…

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joe Simons' request comes as some agency critics contend the FTC already lacks the ability to punish tech giants for failing to protect their users' privacy. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo Federal…