(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate voted 94-1 in favor of an amended bill aimed at combatting the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. Sponsored by Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, the legislation takes relatively modest steps to equip law enforcement and communities to better deal with the rise... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate will take its first step aimed at combating the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes Wednesday in what could prove to be an increasingly rare bipartisan Senate effort. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the Senate will vote Wednesday on whether to begin... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Wednesday is Day 43 of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Here is how the day is unfolding. All time Eastern:Mar 03, 9:26 amFirst lady wades into school reopening... Read More.
BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Coronavirus relief would be easier to pass if it were truly bipartisan, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Sunday on ABC's "This Week," adding that he thinks Democrats should trim the coronavirus relief bill... Read More.
By MOLLY NAGLE, TRISH TURNER, ALLISON PECORIN and KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden's embattled nominee for Office of Management and Budget director, Neera Tanden, faced another set back in her confirmation battle Wednesday morning, with a vote on her... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Bipartisan efforts that would have established a National Museum of the American Latino and an American Women's History Museum on the National Mall failed Thursday evening at the hands of Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah,... Read More.
By MARIAM KHAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan group of House and Senate lawmakers are circulating more details of their $908 billion coronavirus relief bill Wednesday after days of backroom negotiations, but it's unclear at this point if congressional leadership... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Despite round-the-clock discussions among a bipartisan group of senators over the weekend, momentum on an effort to advance a $908 billion COVID-19 relief bill slowed Monday as negotiations hit a familiar snag.Republicans... Read More.
By MARIAM KHAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Wednesday they are backing a new $908 billion pandemic relief bill introduced this week by a bipartisan group of Senate and House lawmakers... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a compromise COVID-19 relief proposal Tuesday that would provide $908 billion in funds focused on state and local aid, unemployment insurance and small business loans.The $908... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has ignited a bare-knuckle debate over her replacement. Democrats and Republicans are exchanging accusations of hypocrisy as they sling prior statements made on Senate confirmation... Read More.