(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly seven months to the day a pro-Trump mob attacked the U.S. Capitol, President Joe Biden on Thursday signed a bill awarding Congress' highest honor -- the Congressional Gold Medal -- to law enforcement officers he said defended democracy on Jan. 6. "We... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice has sent letters to six former Trump DOJ officials telling them that they can participate in Congress' investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, according to sources and communications reviewed by ABC News. The move is... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Fisher-Price ignored repeated warnings that its Rock 'n Play sleeper was dangerous before the device was recalled, according to a congressional oversight committee report released Monday. The report said more than 50 infant deaths were linked to the sleeper. The 20-month investigation found... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Wednesday held his first meeting at the White House with the "big four" congressional leaders, saying they would see whether they can "reach some consensus or compromise" on his proposed costly infrastructure plan. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who served under Donald Trump and resigned in 2018 amid multiple ethics investigations, filed paperwork on Thursday afternoon to run for Montana's soon-to-be-established 2nd Congressional District. Montana was allotted an additional district as a result of population growth... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is set to lay out more of his policy agenda and provide an update to the nation in his first address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night, with a Republican response to follow. Where can I watch? ABC... Read More.
By MARYALICE PARKS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- In addition to roads and bridges, President Joe Biden has signaled a willingness to revamp what advocates refer to as the nation's "care infrastructure," benefits and workplace requirements such as paid family and sick leave that... Read More.
By QUINN OWEN and LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas appeared before lawmakers for the first time as secretary on Wednesday, amid the humanitarian crisis at the southern border.A record increase in crossing attempts... Read More.
By QUINN OWEN and LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas will appear before Congress for the first time as secretary on Wednesday, amid the humanitarian crisis at the southern border.A record increase in crossing attempts by... Read More.
By MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The National Republican Congressional Committee, the campaign arm for House Republicans, announced Wednesday morning the 47 districts it is targeting as pickup opportunities in the 2022 midterms.The group, led by Chairman Rep. Tom Emmer... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Congressional Democrats, led by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, renewed calls Thursday for President Joe Biden to cancel up to $50,000 in federal student loans per individual.Schumer and... Read More.
By MARIAM KHAN, TRISH TURNER and ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Congressional leaders on Wednesday morning were close to a nearly $900 billion COVID-19 relief deal expected to include a second round of stimulus checks for lower-income Americans, according to several Capitol... Read More.