Play of the Day: Trump is Working on His Inauguration Speech

He's got a Sharpie, a legal pad and he is sitting at a desk near an ornate wall.

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Ethics Office Chief Asks House Panel to Allow Him to Testify Publicly

Oversight chairman had asked Shaub to talk privately on handling Trump conflicts.

Read more January 18, 2017 Leave a comment

Play of the Day: Putin Weighs In On The Trump Rumors

The Russian leader had a weird explanation for this whole mess.

Read more January 18, 2017 Leave a comment

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How To Measure Trump’s Performance

Pay close attention to the number of House Republicans looking for promotions to the Senate. If they stay put, it’s a sign the president is losing political clout.

If you insult the president-elect, you're getting these Twitter hands.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump is Now Feuding With John Lewis

The civil rights leader said he does not see the president-elect as legitimate and Trump responded with some inaccurate insults.

Mike Pence, second from left, joins House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., chair of the House Republican Conference, left, and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., right, at a new conference Jan. 4.

The End of Government Oversight?

Republicans in Congress are working hard to remove business regulations that they believe are hampering economic growth.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., (left)  has defended the head of OGE against attacks from Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.

Government Ethics Chief Caught in Lawmaker Crossfire

Partisans on House Oversight panel duel over handling of Trump’s potential conflicts.

On Politics En­vir­on­ment­al Pro­tec­tion Agency nom­in­ee Scott Pruitt is among the progressive's main targets.

Liberals Narrow Their List of Trump Picks to Target

Rather than complain about every Trump cabinet choice, the Senate’s most prominent progressives have put a special focus on a handful of nominees.

Why Is Obama Expanding Surveillance Powers Right Before He Leaves Office?

It could be to prevent Trump from extending them even more.

"It sure felt good to say that to those turkeys."

Play of the Day: Ben Carson's Hearing Was Definitely Eventful

Donald Trump's pick for HUD chief overcorrected a little Thursday.

House Passes Third Major Deregulatory Bill

Regulatory Accountability Act would force agencies to choose cheaper versions of rules.

FBI Director James Comey has been criticized for potential bias in making public statements on the ongoing investigation into Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton at a sensitive time during election season.

Justice Department Watchdog to Probe FBI Actions in Run-Up to Election

Inspector general will examine whether procedures were followed, as well as leaks and recusals.


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