Tracking Trump's Congress
Analysis of the laws and executive orders coming out of Washington, DC.
Trump's Deportation Force Is His First Year's Most Lasting Legacy
He's ignored protests to institute a harsh new regime targeting undocumented immigrants
It’s Time for Yet Another Battle to Keep the Government Open
Can Congress actually agree on anything important this time?
Think Congress Was Bad in 2017? This Year Will Be Worse
If you like gridlock and endless bickering, you're going to love the next 12 months in Washington.
Making Sense of Trump's Surprisingly Old-School Sanctions Regime
The same president who has praised strongmen across the world is going after corruption and human rights abuses, including by targeting Russians. What gives?
Republicans Passed Their Tax Bill, Now They Have to Fix It
Expect that to take awhile.
Doug Jones Can't Stop the Insane Republican Tax Bill
But the new Democratic senator from Alabama can throw a wrench into the GOP's future plans.
Where the Fuck Is Trump's Infrastructure Plan?
He promised one within 100 days of taking office. It's now day 322.
Oh Great: Congress Has One Week to Prevent a Government Shutdown
Welcome to the next crisis on Capitol Hill.
Five Reasons to Hate the Republican Tax Plan
As the tax reform cause advances, these will be the major points of negotiation and compromise.
The Republicans' Anti-Obamacare Tax Cut Bill Is a Huge Gamble
The Senate wants to get rid of the Affordable Care Act's mandate, but it's going to spark yet another complicated legislative showdown.
A Confused Congress Is Putting Children's Health Insurance at Risk
Just one more sign that the legislators in DC are struggling to get anything at all done.