Koch-Backed Business Group Splinters in Climate-Change Dispute

A business-backed group that rose to prominence by prodding state legislatures to cut taxes, environmental regulations and gun restrictions, now finds itself at a crossroads amid declining membership and a bitter dispute over climate change. The battle at the American Legislative Exchange Council erupted at the group’s winter meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, this week as members […]

Arizona Republican Trent Franks Resigns From House

Arizona Republican Trent Franks said Friday he’s resigning from the House immediately, moving up his earlier plan to leave at the end of January amid an ethics investigation into sexual harassment allegations. In an earlier statement Thursday announcing his plan to quit on Jan. 31, Franks said the House Ethics Committee was investigating him for discussing […]

Inside May’s Race to a Late-Night Brexit Deal

It was 11 p.m. Thursday night and the staff Christmas party at 10 Downing St. was in full swing, with karaoke blasting and wine washing down the samosas and sausage rolls. Downstairs, Prime Minister Theresa May shut herself in her private office with her closest aides. It was time to talk to Arlene Foster again. […]