Ted Cruz 2.0? Senator Adjusts With Trump in Office and Houston Under Water

As he prepares for re-election next year, Senator Ted Cruz faces a challenge in helping millions of people — in his hometown, Houston, and beyond — rebuild after Hurricane Harvey.

For Congress, Storm Adds Another Urgent Issue to a Full Plate

The likely need for a multibillion-dollar emergency relief measure creates another urgent issue for Congress to address in what was already expected to be a busy September.

White House Backs Conservative Health Plan, but G.O.P. Leaders Are Leery

By ROBERT PEAR July 5, 2017 WASHINGTON — The White House is backing a health care proposal that would make it easier for insurance companies to avoid complying with consumer protection standards, siding with some of the most conservative senators,...