Author: ELIZABETH LANDERS, CNN

Democrats propose high-capacity gun magazine ban

After a year without any significant gun legislation passed by Congress since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting in Parkland, Florida, Democrats introduced a bill banning high-capacity gun magazines Tuesday, as the one-year anniversary of the massacre nears.

McCarthy plans bill to fully fund border wall

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy plans to introduce legislation this week that will fully fund President Donald Trump's proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border with a whopping $23.4 billion price tag, a spokesperson for the California Republican told CNN on Tuesday.

Trump's advocate in Congress leaves

Friday is the last day for President Donald Trump's legislative director Marc Short, ending a whirlwind tenure of a tumultuous time between the executive and the legislative branch of government.

McConnell breaks from Trump on tariffs

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell joined the calls of his congressional colleagues in asking President Donald Trump to reconsider a fresh round of tariffs levied against US allies in Mexico, Canada and the European Union.

Speaker Ryan, House chaplain meet following rescinded resignation

Speaker Paul Ryan met with the chaplain for the US House of Representatives, the Rev. Pat Conroy, earlier Tuesday morning for a cup of coffee, Ryan told reporters at his weekly news conference, following a high-profile resignation -- and a rescinding of that resignation -- by the spiritual leader.