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Trump tax cut plan gains momentum after U.S. budget vote 10:38am EDT

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's tax reform plans won partial support on Friday when Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul said he was "all in" for massive tax cuts, but the party was still far from united over how to achieve the main item on its domestic agenda. | Video

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Partisan feud undercuts Trump-Russia probe, U.S. Democrats charge

WASHINGTON Democrats on a congressional panel say members of its Republican majority are trying to sabotage an investigation into suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, raising concerns the two parties will reach contradictory conclusions.

Election 2016, Russia Oct 20 2017
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Trump's Obamacare shift complicates ability to work with Democrats

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's disavowal this week of a bipartisan agreement to stabilize Obamacare has further eroded the already minimal trust congressional Democrats had in him, complicating prospects for gaining their cooperation on a range of issues.

Election 2016 Oct 20 2017
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Senate panel postpones hearing with Trump lawyer Cohen in Russia probe

WASHINGTON The Senate Intelligence Committee investigating U.S. allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 election said on Friday it had postponed a public hearing with Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's lawyer, and it would be rescheduled.

Election 2016, Russia Oct 20 2017
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Searching for Trump card, Democrats watch Virginia governor's race

RICHMOND, Va. Speaking as a folksy physician running for Virginia governor, Democrat Ralph Northam vowed in a recent campaign ad to fight Donald Trump on cuts to education funding, environmental protections and health care access.

Election 2016 Oct 20 2017