(WASHINGTON) -- In a last-minute push before heading overseas, President Joe Biden headed to Capitol Hill Thursday morning to try to get all Democrats behind his social spending and climate policy agenda. On a call with reporters, senior administration officials laid out the framework of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A Senate hearing grew heated on Wednesday as Republicans repeatedly demanded Attorney General Merrick Garland retract and apologize for a memo he issued earlier this month aimed at addressing a rise in threats against school board officials around the country. In an oversight hearing... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats on Wednesday scrambled to close the deal on President Joe Biden's landmark social spending legislation, focusing on new ways to pay for the package, including a billionaires' tax the White House said the president supports. At the same time, they were hoping to... Read More.
(ARLINGTON, Va.) -- Headlining a rally Tuesday evening, President Joe Biden was the latest national Democrat to campaign in Virginia for gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe, joining a long list of prominent figures in the party who've descended on the commonwealth to mobilize voters against... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- "I don’t know where in the hell I belong," Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat, said Tuesday when when asked about possibly switching parties amid his stubborn bargaining with frustrated fellow Democrats and President Joe Biden. Manchin said people approach him "every... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Three of President Joe Biden’s major nominees were confirmed to ambassadorships by the Senate on Tuesday. Former Sen. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican who left office in 2019, was confirmed as ambassador to Turkey, while former Democratic Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Border Patrol agents at the center of a controversy stemming from their use of horses to block Haitian migrants from entering the U.S. have not yet been questioned more than a month after the incident took place, according to a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Brihanna Sims, a 27-year-old school bus driver and mother of a 7-year-old daughter, faces a financial pinch each summer when the number of routes are scaled back. In summer 2020, classes held virtually because of COVID-19 meant even fewer routes and more strain.... Read More.
(VIRGINIA) -- With just over a week to go until the last day of voting in Virginia and New Jersey, former President Barack Obama is joining each state's Democratic nominee for governor on the campaign trail Saturday, hoping to motivate the party's base to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Soviet-born businessman Lev Parnas, a former associate of Rudy Giuliani, was found guilty Friday of making unlawful campaign donations totaling more than $350,000 to two pro-Trump super PACs and a GOP congressman in 2018, acting as a straw donor for a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court will take up the Texas abortion law on the merits next month in a rare highly-expedited case that could definitively resolve the fate of its six-week ban and unprecedented enforcement mechanism. SB8 will remain in effect for the near future... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- For reporters in Washington, it’s a frequent refrain from President Joe Biden on the status of negotiations with lawmakers on his domestic agenda: "I won’t negotiate in the press." But Thursday evening marked a shift from the strategy of playing his cards close... Read More.