Republicans in the US Senate pass their income tax overhaul in December.
Paul Ryan tells Republicans in the House of Representatives he will not seek re-election.
Consider the logic behind Republicans, as well as President Donald Trump’s own dealing with critics. It reveals a self-interested corrupting of American political discourse.
Federal workers wake up with the United States government still shut down.
What a handful of individual Republicans decide will shape the future not just of the country, but of democracy itself.