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  • WASHINGTON, Aug 25- Democrats in the U.S. Congress wield little clout nowadays, but they will likely have plenty of influence on the looming issue of the U.S. debt ceiling and party leaders are considering whether they should try to convert that advantage into bargaining power on tax reform. Even though they control the White House and both chambers of Congress,...

  • President Donald Trump speaks at a 'Make America Great Again' rally in Phoenix, Arizona, on August 22, 2017.

    Trump promised supporters in Phoenix that "obstructionist Democrats" are preventing his border wall agenda, USA Today reports.

  • Brendan Kelly

    Like the Tea Party, the majority of 2018 Democratic candidates are new to state-level or national politics, USA Today reports.

  • Marc Morial

    Trump didn't go far enough in condemning white supremacists after a deadly violence in Charlottesville, Marc Morial says.

  • President Donald Trump reads from a prepared statement as he delivers remarks on the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, from his golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey U.S., August 12, 2017.

    After a gathering of white nationalists in Virginia saw a car plow into a group of counter-protesters, President Trump said "many sides" were involved.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    U.S. President Donald Trump grudgingly signed into law new sanctions against Russia, a move Moscow said amounted to a full-scale trade war.

  • President Donald Trump grudgingly signed into law new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday, a move Moscow said amounted to a full-scale trade war and an end to hopes for better ties with the Trump administration. Congress overwhelmingly approved the legislation last week, passing a measure that conflicts with the Republican president's desire to improve...

  • President Donald Trump grudgingly signed into law new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday, a move Moscow said amounted to a full-scale trade war and an end to hopes for better ties with the Trump administration. Congress overwhelmingly approved the legislation last week, passing a measure that conflicts with the Republican president's desire to improve...

  • President Donald Trump signed into law new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday but he criticized the legislation as infringing on his powers to shape foreign policy, saying he could make "far better deals" with governments than Congress can. The new law allows Congress to stop any effort by Trump to ease sanctions on Russia. Congress passed the measure to...

  • President Donald Trump signed into law new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday but he slammed the legislation as infringing on his powers to shape foreign policy, saying he could make "far better deals" with governments than Congress. His criticism of the sanctions, which also affect Iran and North Korea, raised the question of how much Trump is prepared to...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 2- House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi expressed concern on Wednesday about Republican President Donald Trump's statement on the Russia sanctions law, saying it raises concerns about whether he intends to follow it. "President Trump's signing statement raises serious questions about whether his administration...

  • Donald Trump

    Groups spending millions in anonymous donations are leading efforts to defend President Trump or sell his agenda, USA Today reports.

  • For the second day running Trump tweeted his impatience with Congress' inability to accomplish its seven-year goal of replacing the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's signature healthcare bill commonly known as Obamacare, while members of his administration took to the airwaves to try to goad lawmakers into action. Health and Human Services...

  • WASHINGTON, July 28- The seven-year Republican quest to kill Obamacare, a major campaign vow by President Donald Trump, lay in ruins on Friday after the Senate failed to dismantle the healthcare law, with congressional leaders now planning to move on to other matters. John McCain, the maverick 80- year-old senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee, cast...

  • U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a rally in front of the Capitol March 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Democrats led by Pelosi, Schumer and Warren roll out their 2018 economic platform titled "A Better Deal."

  • Senator Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, accused Trump of running a populist election campaign and then abandoning working people for special interests once in the White House. "We can't delude anyone that this Congress will begin passing our priorities tomorrow but we have to start presenting our vision for the country's future," Schumer said...

  • Dems to announce 'better deal' plans

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew talks about the Democrats' "better deal" agenda which takes aim at corporate America and drug companies.

  • "The number one thing that we did wrong is we didn't tell people what we stood for," Senator Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, told ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Schumer and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi will roll out the plan in the town of Berryville, Virginia at the northern end of the Shenandoah Valley. Accompanying them will be Senators...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts. Trump on Wednesday told the Senate's fractured Republican majority to revive a bill to repeal and...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts. Trump on Wednesday told the Senate's fractured Republican majority to revive a bill to repeal and...