Senate GOP Approves Tax Reform & Budget PlanIn a show of unity, Republican Senators have passed a budget that paves the way toward tax reform.
Opposition From GOP Senators Grows, Jeopardizes Health BillRepublican opposition to the GOP health care bill grew to near-fatal numbers Sunday as Sen. Susan Collins all but closed the door on supporting the last-ditch effort to scrap the Obama health care law and Sen. Ted Cruz said that "right now" he doesn't back it.
Senate Moves Forward On Unemployment Insurance ExtensionSenate Republicans failed to generate the votes to kill a bipartisan bill to extend long-term unemployment insurance by three months. The filibuster by some Senate Republicans to the extension fell by a vote of 60-37 Tuesday morning.
Washington Preps For Contentious SeptemberAs Washington continues to head for a proverbial brick wall with government funding and the debt default, a schism in the Republican Party could be the key to keeping both the federal government in business and the nation from avoiding a debt default.