bipartisanship

Tax Cut Bills Face Increasing Partisanship: Recent Tax Votes in One Chart
Democrats more likely to oppose Republican presidents’ tax plans

House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise embrace during a news conference in the Capitol after the House passed the the GOP’s tax overhaul bill Thursday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

The House on Thursday passed a bill to answer President Donald Trump’s call for a big tax cut without the support of a single Democrat.

Tax cut votes have historically been bipartisan affairs, with both parties supporting cuts signed by presidents Eisenhower, Johnson, Nixon, Reagan, Clinton and Obama.

Survey: More Women are Paying Attention to Politics Post-Trump
Six in 10 women said they were watching politics more closely

Protesters march down Independence Avenue in Washington holding signs during the Women’s March on Washington. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Americans are paying more attention to politics and women are more likely to be tuning in, according to a recent survey.

The Pew Research Center found that nearly six in 10 women say they are paying more attention to political developments since President Donald Trump was elected. That’s compared to to 46 percent of men who said they are more attentive. More Democrats than Republicans surveyed also said they are paying more attention, the survey found.

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Rubio Joins Obama on Air Force One to Visit Orlando Families
Duo not expected to discuss senator's re-election decision

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., returns to work as a U.S. Senator on March 17 after suspending his bid to run for president. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

President Barack Obama reached across the aisle on his somber trip to Orlando to visit families of those who were killed in Sunday's mass shooting , inviting GOP Sen. Marco Rubio to join him on Air Force One.   

Just after the presidential jumbo jet touched down around 12:45 p.m. (EDT), a Rubio aide confirmed the Florida senator was on the flight.