Trump Wanted a Bigger Tax Cut for the Rich but Lost to Ivanka

President Trump hoped to devote proceeds from repealing a health care mandate to helping the rich. Then came opposition from Ivanka Trump and Republican senators.

Southwest Rises as 2018 Senate Battleground

By ALEXANDER BURNS August 17, 2017 PHOENIX — Even before President Trump’s rise, a pair of Western states foreshadowed some of the consuming clashes of his presidency: the tug of war between traditional conservatives and border-hawk nationalists,...

Senate Leaders Try to Appease Members as Support for Health Bill Slips

With criticism mounting over their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, top Republicans are cutting deals and cajoling members to get to 50 votes.