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Monday, July 27, 2020
After days of delays, congressional Republicans unveiled their $1 trillion proposal for a fifth wave of pandemic relief. Democrats are not on board — signaling tough negotiations ahead.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Democrats say they want to remember history, but not honor Confederates. Their bill also calls for removing a bust of Justice Taney, author of a landmark case barring citizenship for an enslaved man.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is set to unveil a GOP proposal this week that is facing some opposition among GOP senators and the White House.
Monday, July 20, 2020
As Congress returns from its recess, the sticking points in another pandemic relief package include unemployment benefits. Plus, here are five more things to watch this week.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
The former national security adviser is reviled so equally by so many on all sides in Washington that the allegations in his new memoir may not spark the kind of response they otherwise might.
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
As promised, President Trump vetoed a resolution that would have limited his ability to take military action against Iran without congressional approval.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
The schedule change, which followed the advice of health experts, comes as talks stalled on Republicans' push to boost funding for a small business program.
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Senate Majority Leader McConnell wants another $250 billion for small businesses. Top Democrats are asking for $250 billion more for state and local governments, but the White House is pushing back.
Thursday, April 02, 2020
The House speaker said the new select committee, chaired by Rep. James Clyburn, will focus on accountability and transparency in the new spending and programs to address the pandemic.
Monday, March 23, 2020
A counterproposal to the Senate's massive aid package proposal to address the coronavirus crisis, House Democrats have released a bill: the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
The bill, which still needs to be negotiated with Senate Democrats, provides direct cash payments, loan guarantees for impacted businesses and more resources for testing and development of vaccines.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
The speaker was unable to get a vote late Thursday on legislation that includes paid sick leave, nutrition aid and assistance for states, including unemployment and Medicaid costs.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Democratic lawmakers rejected the chief proposal floated by President Trump to cut payroll taxes and instead offered proposals for paid sick leave, expanded unemployment aid, small business grants.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Joe Biden increased his delegate lead with the March 10 primaries, and a top Democratic super PAC concluded he's on track for the nomination. Bernie Sanders didn't say what's next for him.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., acknowledged he should not have used the words he did about Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh when he addressed abortion-rights activists at the high court on Wednesday.
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
The former vice president won handily in states around the country, including Virginia, Massachusetts, Alabama and Texas. But Bernie Sanders won delegate-rich California, plus Colorado and Utah.
Saturday, February 29, 2020
The crucial win has the potential to resurrect Joe Biden's campaign after a series of poor finishes in other early voting states.
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Sen. Bernie Sanders prevailed again on Saturday, according to The Associated Press. The state held the third contest in the nomination fight, but it was the first with a diverse population.
Friday, February 21, 2020
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., rolled out a political action committee to help raise money for outsider candidates — some running against her own House colleagues.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
The victory, projected by The Associated Press, comes in another close race with Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Ind. The two had a virtual tie in the still unsettled Iowa caucuses.