Articles by Anna Edney, Billy House and Jennifer Jacobs

Rep. Price, Obamacare Critic, Is Trump’s Choice to Lead Health Agency

President-elect Donald Trump said he’ll nominate U.S. Representative Tom Price, one of the main architects of legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, to be secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, the first of multiple Cabinet announcements expected …

Congress Likely to Pass Bill Allowing 9/11 Victims to Sue Saudi Arabia

The U.S. House of Representatives plans to vote this week on Senate-passed legislation that would allow families of the Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for liability in the attacks. Rep. Peter King of New York, the House sponsor …

Obama to Veto Affordable Care Act Repeal Passed by Congress

The House voted Wednesday to repeal most of Obamacare, sending legislation to President Barack Obama for the first time that would dismantle his biggest domestic policy achievement. The 240-181 House vote, following Senate passage of the bill Dec. 3, won’t …

U.S. Spending Bill to End Oil Export Ban

Congress passed a $1.1 trillion spending measure that averts a U.S. government shutdown and ends a 40- year-old ban on crude oil exports, a plan that ensures fiscal peace in Congress through most of 2016. The Senate passed the bill …

Senate Moves Export/Import Bank Renewal with Transportation Funding

The Senate advanced a proposal to extend the U.S. Export-Import Bank’s charter as part of legislation to finance highways and mass transit for three years. The 67-26 vote during an unusual Sunday session moves forward the Senate’s effort to pass …