An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his Democratic allies notched a victory they called crucial for hoisting the country out of the pandemic and economic doldrums.
Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin have struck a deal over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a nine-hour logjam that had stalled the party’s showpiece $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.
Former President Donald Trump criticized President Joe Biden's immigration policies amid a flood of migrants at the border since his victory. In response, the White House called Trump's policies while in office "not only inhumane but ineffective."
U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell said they are "wholly responsible" for the injury and destruction on Jan. 6.
A crowd of 23 candidates — including 11 Republicans and 10 Democrats — has filed for the May 1 special election to fill the seat of the late U.S. Rep. Ron Wright, R-Arlington, according to the secretary of state's office.
Senate Democrats looking to push the $.19 trillion COVID-19 relief bill through the upper chamber likely face mountains of GOP amendments and other delays that could take days to plow through.
The report by the department's inspector general says the Justice Department’s criminal and public integrity divisions declined in December to take up the case for criminal prosecution.
Disapproval of Congress jumps 8 points over the past month, according to the national survey.
House Democrats have rushed to pass the most ambitious effort in decades to overhaul policing.
President Joe Biden’s Cabinet is taking shape at the slowest pace of any in modern history, with just over a dozen nominees for top posts confirmed more than a month into his tenure
The U.S. House is abruptly finishing its work for the week given the threat of violence at the Capitol by a militia group seeking to storm the building, as happened in a deadly siege Jan. 6.
President Joe Biden and Democrats agreed Wednesday to tighten the upper income limits at which people could qualify for stimulus checks, a Democratic official said.
House Democrats are poised to pass a sweeping elections and ethics bill, offering it up as a powerful counterweight to voting rights restrictions advancing in Republican-controlled statehouses.
President Joe Biden’s pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition from key Democratic and Republican senators for her controversial tweets.
The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to confirm Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to serve as President Joe Biden’s commerce secretary and help guide the economy's recovery during and after the coronavirus pandemic.
FBI Director Chris Wray condemned the January riot at the U.S. Capitol as domestic terrorism as he defended the bureau’s handling of intelligence.
Democrats’ hopes of including a minimum wage increase in their massive COVID-19 relief bill seem all but dead.
The Senate has voted to confirm Miguel Cardona as education secretary, clearing his way to lead President Joe Biden’s effort to reopen the nation’s schools amid the coronavirus pandemic.
President Joe Biden met virtually Monday with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador — a chance for the pair to talk more fully about migration, confronting the coronavirus and cooperating on economic and national security issues.
Merrick Garland passed the next step on his path to attorney general as the Senate Judiciary Committee voted Monday to advance his nomination.