Republicans, Democrats battle over new House mask mandate

(WASHINGTON) -- Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday battled over the new House of Representatives' new mask mandate, with more than a dozen Republicans voting twice without masks, despite new guidance from the Capitol physician aimed at preventing fast-spreading COVID-19 infections. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.,... Read More.

Senate Democrats take voting rights push to Georgia

(ATLANTA) -- For the first time in 20 years, the Senate Rules Committee held a field hearing on Monday, this time in Atlanta to discuss voting rights as Democrats push for federal reform in the wake of sweeping legislation in Georgia -- and in GOP-led... Read More.

Texas Democrats meet with Manchin on voting rights

(WASHINGTON) -- Roughly a dozen Texas Democrats who fled their state to come to Washington met Thursday in a Capitol Hill basement with the Senate Democrat who holds the key vote in Congress on voting rights legislation, West Virginia's Joe Manchin. But apparently, the subject... Read More.

Biden rallies Democrats behind $3.5 trillion budget plan

(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden lunched with Democrats on Capitol Hill Wednesday as the party proceeds with the delicate task of crafting two separate pieces of legislation worth a combined $4.1 trillion in new spending. Biden's attendance at the lunch comes following a late-night announcement... Read More.

Democrats land on $3.5 trillion budget agreement

(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Democrats said they have reached a $3.5 trillion budget agreement. This is the first step in unlocking a process that Democrats plan to use to pass many of President Joe Biden's American Families Plan priorities with a simple majority of votes. Majority... Read More.