GOP deals with Dems
to avoid government shutdown

by Art Moore -- Faced with the threat of a politically damaging government shutdown, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he expects the Senate to pass a short-term spending bill more…

U.S. panel names Russia as religious persecutor

by Art Moore --   For the first time in its two decades of existence, the federal government's independent panel commissioned by Congress to investigate religious persecution worldwide is recommending that the more…

Trump eyes Obamacare deal as '100 days' nears

by Art Moore -- After a humiliating defeat last month, the White House would like to pass an Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill this week, but the priority this time is to "get it done right," more…