On Washington: ‘The New Washington’: How Schumer’s Power Play Led to a Deal With Trump

In an interview for “The New Washington” podcast, Senator Chuck Schumer provides the back story for the stunning bipartisan spending-and-debt deal with President Trump.

Paul Ryan’s Interview With The Times to Touch on Taxes and DACA

Speaker Paul D. Ryan will sit down on Thursday for an exclusive interview with The New York Times’s congressional editor, Jonathan Weisman.

House Set to Approve $8 Billion in Aid for Hurricane Harvey Recovery

The disaster aid measure could be coupled with an increase in the debt limit, a strategy that is already drawing criticism from conservatives.

NEWS ANALYSIS: Trump Faces Deal-Making Challenges as Congress Returns

As lawmakers return to town, the president faces weeks of hard bargaining on the debt ceiling, his border wall, the tax code, Harvey relief and more.

Shaken by Harvey, Congress May Try Something New: Bipartisanship

Lawmakers return from recess with priorities reshuffled and glimmers of cooperation emerging on hurricane aid. The question is whether it will last.