With their party divided and a key deadline just days away, Democratic leaders announced a deal on a “framework” Thursday.
Progressives and centrists are holding major pieces of legislation hostage, and both have the numbers to make good on their threats.
The party is planning to raise taxes on corporate investors and the wealthy to pay for social programs, but is not fundamentally reforming a system that allows billionaires to skirt paying taxes.
The biggest legislative battle of the year began this week with Democrats promising sweeping new support programs for parents.
Abortion providers said they were complying with Texas’s 6-week abortion ban once it took effect Wednesday, citing the risk of an endless stream of civil claims.
A new study found that not having family support policies costs the US economy $650 billion per year.
Over 100 Veterans Say A Doctor Butchered Their Feet. He’s Still Working And Says He Was A Scapegoat.
The institutions and people meant to protect northern Indiana’s veterans instead failed them. Repeatedly. For years.
The 7–2 decision saw justices nominated by Donald Trump join with the court's liberals.
Republicans successfully blocked the creation of a bipartisan panel that would have investigated the circumstances of Trump supporters attacking the Capitol.
Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the House minority leader, is calling on Republicans to vote against creating a body to investigate how rioters came to overrun the Capitol.
With Liz Cheney Pushed Aside, Trump's Control Of His Party Is Clear. Republicans Don't Know How Long It Will Last.
Loyalty to Trump remains a prerequisite to rise through the Republican Party, with Rep. Liz Cheney only the latest to fall.
"I will do everything I can to ensure the former president never again gets anywhere near the Oval Office," Cheney said after being stripped of power by her party.
"The problem is cops have all the power and they're killing people every fucking day. I don't care that they're getting sent to jail now. They shouldn't be killing people."
After a spike in mass shootings, Democrats are once again trying to tighten gun laws. The NRA may be effectively gone, but its messages still stand in the way.
President Joe Biden announced he is cracking down on “ghost guns," but major changes like universal background checks and an assault rifle ban are up in the air.
In His First Press Conference, Biden Moved Closer To Supporting Radically Changing How The Senate Works
In his first White House press conference, Biden suggested he could support drastic change to how the Senate works.
Republican language is changing as party members fight to kill increasingly popular gun control measures in Congress after shootings in Colorado and Georgia.
“The NRA kind of walks around like they own Congress,” said Sen. Tim Kaine. “Rather than wait for a comprehensive bill, why not do something?”
Politicians in Congress are talking about returning to the days of robust anti-monopoly enforcement.
Checks of $1,400, unemployment benefits, and hundreds of billions of dollars in aid are coming soon. President Joe Biden signed the bill Thursday.