(NEW YORK) — President Joe Biden could alter some terms of his $2 trillion infrastructure proposal and may be open to breaking it up into several smaller packages, Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm said Sunday on ABC's "This Week." "The president is willing to negotiate what this looks like," Granhom told... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — Despite many Republicans signaling they do not support President Joe Biden's infrastructureproposal, Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., said the GOP is willing to negotiate on ABC's "This Week." "I'm meeting with the president tomorrow," the senator told "This Week" anchor George Stephanopoulos on Sunday. "We are... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House Ethics Committee said Friday it would open a bipartisan investigation into the wide-ranging allegations against Rep. Matt Gaetz -- an unexpected move given the open Justice Department inquiry into whether he violated sex trafficking laws and had a sexual relationship... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden will create a commission to study possible changes to the Supreme Court, including adding seats or instituting term limits, the White House announced Friday. The establishment of a commission to study the issue was a campaign promise from Biden, who... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For Tarra Simmons, a representative in the Washington legislature, Wednesday was a "full-circle moment." After initially failing in 2020, Gov. Jay Inslee restored voting rights to more than 20,000 people with felony convictions who are out of prison, but still under community... Read More.
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Ben Jealous, a prominent civil rights leader who helmed the NAACP for five years, is endorsing Democrat Jennifer Carroll Foy in the race to be Virginia's next governor -- handing the former state delegate a significant boost one day after her... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Moderate Democrat Joe Manchin reaffirmed that he will not back proposed changes to the Senate filibuster rule or support "shortcutting the legislative process through budget reconciliation," dealing a possible blow to President Joe Biden's agenda. Manchin, who has been trumpeting the need for... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that the state is suing the U.S. government in an attempt to resume cruising in the U.S. after more than a year of the industry being shut down amid the COVID-19 pandemic. "We have tens of thousands... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Federal prosecutors said Thursday that Joel Greenberg, an associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz who is currently facing sex trafficking charges, is considering taking a plea deal -- which Greenberg's attorney hinted could involve Greenberg cooperating with the federal government's investigation into allegations... Read More.
(CINCINNATI) -- The Brent-Spence Bridge between Kentucky and Ohio is a linchpin of commerce in the United States, but it's aging badly, and for years, Kentucky's Mitch McConnell, the Senate's most powerful Republican, has called for it to be replaced. Now, though, McConnell is flatly... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden announced limited steps, using his executive power, to address gun violence Thursday -- three weeks after three mass shootings and under pressure to act. Biden announced six actions, including asking the Department of Justice to issue a proposed rule to... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- A coalition of civic participation groups have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the provisions of Georgia's new election law that dictate how and to whom non-government entities can mail absentee ballot applications. The plaintiffs -- VoteAmerica, Voter Participation Center and Center for Voter... Read More.