David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: How Two Bills Become One Law

Hill Sexual Misconduct Could Muddy 2018 Wave Potential

Hatch on Tax Bill Differences With House: ‘We’re Willing to Work Together’

Following a meeting between members of the Senate Finance Committee and President Donald Trump, Sen. Orrin G. Hatch told reporters he had no concerns about the differences between the House and Senate’s versions of the GOP’s tax overhaul. Watch his remarks after the meeting at the White House.

See Hatch and Brown’s Fiery Tax Bill Skirmish

Watch Joe Barton Learn Louise Slaughter Wasn’t Born in Texas

After announcing to the House Rules Committee Tuesday night that his colleague Rep. Louise M. Slaughter (who represents New York) was born in El Paso, Texas, Rep. Joe L. Barton was in for a surprise when he learned where she actually hails from.

Who’s Getting to Write the Tax Bill
Roll Call Decoder with David Hawkings

How do the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committee members get their assignments?  Political bomb-throwers rarely get the call. Facing a tough campaign is a plus. So are party loyalty and K Street support. Senior editor David Hawkings explains.