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GOP faces deadline crunch as threat of losing House deepens

Speaker Paul Ryan and other top GOP leaders predict there is little chance the federal government will shutdown, even though funding runs out soon. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images Congress In-fighting among congressional Republicans could [...]

Schumer stalling on Kavanaugh meeting deepens White House rift

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has refused to meet with Brett Kavanaugh until being assured by Republicans that the nominee’s voluminous document cache will be [...]

News Analysis: Trump Invitation to Russia Deepens Rift With America’s Allies

“There are disagreements,” conceded Larry Kudlow, the director of Mr. Trump’s National Economic Council. “My view? We can get through this.” That may be true in the long run. But for now, Mr. Trump’s actions have helped strengthen [...]
Acquittal in Irish Rugby Rape Case Deepens Debate on Sexual Consent
The Ulster case began when a 19-year-old woman said she was raped in June 2016 at a party at Mr. Jackson’s home. In a text to a friend a day after the house party, she appeared intimidated by the prospect of facing down the men she [...]
Ryan deepens House GOP’s 2018 woes
House Speaker Paul Ryan’s retirement has rocked the House landscape, shaking the foundation on which Republicans hoped to mount the defense of their 23-seat majority this fall. For the past year, GOP strategists have cited three [...]
Trump’s VA pick blindsides staff, deepens agency disarray
The timing of President Donald Trump’s announcement to name Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson to lead Veterans Affairs was a snap decision that surprised his own chief of staff and knocked the government’s second-largest agency, already bedeviled [...]
Presidential Ally Is Arrested, and Mexico Corruption Investigation Deepens
Mr. Gutiérrez is being investigated in connection with what former state officials call a nationwide plan to funnel tens of millions of dollars in public money to help the party’s candidates in gubernatorial elections in 2016. The [...]
Pence pleads ignorance as Russia probe deepens
As the White House contends with questions about who knew about former national security adviser Michael Flynn lying to the FBI, people close to Vice President Mike Pence are trying to make clear that President Donald Trump’s [...]
Time away from Washington deepens GOP misgivings about health plan
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito has warmed to the prospect of working with Democrats to fix the ACA if the GOP’s repeal push fails. | AP Photo Corralling [...]
Trump’s obsession over Russia probe deepens
President Donald Trump has been aggressively working the phones since returning this weekend from his foreign trip, talking to friends and outside lawyers as he obsesses over the deepening investigations into his aides and Russia. Two White [...]