Energy-water minibus grows, stalls in Senate
The Senate will vote Monday on a minibus spending bill that would fund the Department of Energy into the next fiscal year, a measure that swelled with the addition last night of an assortment of energy and resource bills.
Truce holds as Senate eyes minibus endgame
The Senate yesterday continued to sidestep major controversies as it debates a minibus package that includes funds for the Department of Energy.
Inhofe defends Pruitt, despite 'questionable judgment'
Following a lengthy meeting with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt yesterday evening, Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) is dismissing the host of ethics questions surrounding his onetime political protégé as "misrepresentations."
Tariffs vex Hill; lobbyist says 'nightmare waiting to happen'
The president's trade agenda is prompting questions from K Street to Capitol Hill about the political fallout Republicans may face.
Senators hold fire on poison pills; cuts package in limbo
The Senate yesterday managed to sidestep controversial amendments to its three-bill appropriations minibus, which leaders are hoping to pass by week's end.