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John Barrasso - Bio, News, Photos

One of the chief architects of that effort, U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, a Republican from Wyoming who chairs the Environment and Public Works Committee, said the administration's proposals were "a good start" but indicated more work was needed. He noted Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead's leadership on the subject. → Read More

Wisconsin Democrats unveil new anti-Walker website

Wisconsin Democrats launched a new website on Tuesday to hold Gov. Scott Walker accountable for his record. → Read More

Chuck Grassley praises whistleblowers, says they deserve protection

Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Charles Grassley on Monday praised whistleblowers while discussing government oversight at the Heritage Foundation. → Read More

Nancy Pelosi calls for civility after Maxine Waters encourages supporters to heckle Trump officials

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Monday called for civility after a fellow Democratic House member encouraged her supporters to continue to harass members of the Trump administration. → Read More

Republican Pete Stauber campaigns on Trump's visit in Minnesota

Republican Pete Stauber is campaigning off President Trump’s visit to Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District on Wednesday, and the campaign said the president remains as popular as ever. → Read More

Republican National Committee raked in nearly $15 million in May ahead of midterm elections

The Republican National Committee announced another major fundraising haul on Wednesday with a total of $14.6 million in May. → Read More

Democrats in Wisconsin slam Walker for sending National Guard to border amid family separation

Democrats in Wisconsin slammed Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday for failing to address the issue of families being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. → Read More

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's latest ad highlights education reforms

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's campaign released a new ad on Tuesday highlighting his controversial education reforms that led in part to his recall election. → Read More

Leah Vukmir releases ad featuring handgun in Wisconsin race

Republican Senate candidate Leah Vukmir of Wisconsin released her first television ad Monday and she’s packing heat. → Read More

New bipartisan bill aims to help poor communities while reducing national debt

A new bipartisan bill introduced last week aims to directly help poor communities while also reducing the nation's debt. → Read More

Scott Walker: Republicans face tough fight for his re-election

Gov. Scott Walker is no stranger to tough races, with two elections and a historic recall victory behind him, but even he says this year's fight will be among the most difficult Republicans have faced. → Read More

Donald Trump slams Russia investigation for costing taxpayers near $17 million

President Trump slammed the Russia investigation Friday for costing taxpayers a near $17 million figure. → Read More

Koch-backed group thanks Heidi Heitkamp in new ad for supporting Dodd-Frank rollback: Report

The conservative fundraising group Americans for Prosperity released an ad Friday backing Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat, for supporting the bill rolling back the regulations on community banks. → Read More

Brock Long: FEMA is a support system for local agencies during disaster, not first responder

FEMA Administrator Brock Long said Friday that ahead of hurricane season local governments need to be aware that the agency is not meant to be used as a first responder system. → Read More

Kevin Brady: Tariffs should only target China

House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady said Friday that he thinks the new tariffs President Trump proposed targets the wrong consumers. → Read More

Michael Bloomberg hopes Donald Trump will act on climate change

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that he has launched his own effort to reduce greenhouse gases, but added that he hopes President Trump decides to take action on the issue as well. → Read More

Sean Spicer says jobs numbers show people feel good about the economy

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Friday that the health of the economy is about perception, and from the most recent jobs report, people seem to be feeling confident. → Read More

Ricardo Rossello, Puerto Rico gov., says new energy grid not ready for hurricane season

Gov. Ricardo Rossello said Friday that despite months of hard work, Puerto Rico is still not fully prepared for the upcoming hurricane season. → Read More

Donald Trump calls on Samantha Bee to be fired after offensive comments about Ivanka

President Trump on Friday called on Samantha Bee to be fired after she used an offensive term against his daughter, Ivanka Trump, this week. → Read More

White House demands action from TBS after Samantha Bee calls Ivanka Trump a ‘c—t’

Comedian Samantha Bee referred to President Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump, as a "feckless c--t" on her comedy show Wednesday. → Read More