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Sweeping budget deal passes House despite weak GOP…

The two-year, $2.7 trillion budget agreement was hammered out during weeks of negotiations between Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The House with limited Republican support passed a…

Trump’s good week

President Donald Trump was visibly elated on Wednesday as Mueller’s testimony in back-to-back hearings unfolded on national television | Alex Brandon/AP Photo In a 72-hour stretch this week, President Donald Trump went a long way…

McKinsey contract could cost taxpayers an extra $69M

An inspector general report accused a General Services Administration employee of improperly awarding McKinsey an unnecessarily expensive contract. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images legal The episode highlights long-standing concerns about the wide reach of McKinsey’s work…

States talk tech antitrust concerns with AG Barr

In announcing its antitrust review this week, the DOJ said it will consider “widespread concerns” expressed about search, social media and online retail services. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A group of state attorneys general met…

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Senate panel endorses Kelly Craft as U.N. envoy

Ambassador Kelly Craft will need only a bare majority of the committee, which has a 12-10 Republican advantage, to move her nomination as U.N. ambassador to the full Senate floor. | Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images canada…

Warren: I wouldve accepted a VP offer from…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren controversially did not endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders in 2016, choosing instead to endorse Hillary Clinton when she had won enough delegates to secure the nomination. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Elizabeth Warren would…