The divide in Oregon between the state's liberal, urban population centers and its conservative and economically depressed rural areas has made it fertile ground for the political crisis unfolding over a push by Democrats to enact sweeping climate legislation.
Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press | PostedJun 25th - 9:48pm
It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | PostedJun 25th - 7:56pm
Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before Congress on July 17 after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of two House committees announced Tuesday.
Marc Levy, Associated Press | PostedJun 25th - 5:32pm
Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is telling fellow Democrats that he's going to run for Congress in a Harrisburg-area district that's in Republican hands, two Democratic Party figures told The Associated Press on Tuesday.