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Wednesday, July 28, 2021
After weeks of talks that often appeared on the verge of collapse, a group of 20 Senate Republicans and Democrats reached agreement on a bill funding roads, bridges, transit projects and broadband.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
The first House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 insurrection featured raw and emotional testimony from four law enforcement officers. Here's what you need to know.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
President Biden went to Capitol Hill to press progressives and moderates to stay together on a massive spending bill that expands government and will need to pass without GOP support.
Thursday, June 10, 2021
The bipartisan proposal would cost $1.2 trillion and include no tax hikes. But the senators themselves didn't release any details and party leaders have been mostly silent on the development.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, who directed the ranking Republican on the Homeland Security Committee to negotiate the structure of the commission, now says he will vote against the deal.
Monday, May 17, 2021
They represent two closely contested Sun Belt states. But Georgia's Democratic senators are taking more progressive positions, while Arizona's are opting for a more centrist approach.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
President Biden made the pitch for a larger federal role, framed new programs aiding children as essential for the middle class and marked history in the House chamber with two top women.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
GOP lawmakers say Biden campaigned as a moderate who vowed to reach across the aisle. But during his first 100 days in office they say he prioritized a progressive agenda over a bipartisan one.
Friday, April 09, 2021
The investigation follows a series of allegations against the Florida congressman, including illegal drug use and sexual misconduct.
Thursday, April 08, 2021
After two recent attacks on the U.S. Capitol — Jan. 6 and the breach last week when a man rammed a barrier, killing an officer — a debate over fencing and stepped up security is front and center.
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
The moves come after recent high-profile mass shootings put added pressure on the president to act on gun violence.
Wednesday, March 03, 2021
The For the People Act would dramatically overhaul the U.S. voting system and seek to limit the amount of dark money in politics. It is not expected to advance in the Senate.
Monday, March 01, 2021
The Senate will debate a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill and aim to pass it using a process that avoids a Republican filibuster. A battle over efforts to raise the minimum wage still splits Democrats.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
As more Texans get their water restored, fallout from the mass blackout continues. There have been resignations from the body that oversees the grid, and lawmakers open their investigation tomorrow.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
House managers used the first of their two days for arguments to present new footage from security cameras showing how close rioters got to Vice President Mike Pence, lawmakers and staff on Jan. 6.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
House impeachment manager Jamie Raskin opened the trial with video of the scenes of pro-Trump rioters breaching the Capitol on Jan. 6. Many senators panned the former president's defense team.
Tuesday, February 09, 2021
Donald Trump became the first president impeached twice after the House voted to approve an article on inciting an insurrection. It's unlikely enough Republicans will join Democrats to convict him.
Monday, February 08, 2021
The Senate trial begins Tuesday on one article the House approved, charging former President Donald Trump with incitement of insurrection for the Capitol riot. Most senators want a short trial.
Wednesday, February 03, 2021
The president told House Democrats he won't back down from providing $1,400 direct payments in the COVID-19 aid package, but suggested checks could be more targeted, an idea Republicans have pushed.
Tuesday, February 02, 2021
The House Democrats prosecuting the case against the former president argue he holds "singular responsibility" for the Capitol riot and should be convicted and barred from future office.