(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Despite the push from activists, corporate leaders and Democrats to reject legislation imposing new restrictions on voting, late Thursday, the Florida legislature passed an omnibus election bill that, among other things, limits ballot drop boxes compared to current law. The state Senate... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bill for D.C. statehood passed the House on a vote of 216-208 and heads to the Senate, where it has 45 co-sponsors but an uphill battle for passage. This is the second time the bill has passed -- the first time was... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The House on Thursday voted for the first time this year to provide a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, amid a larger debate in Washington over... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Actor Jamie Dornan is mourning the loss of his father, 73-year-old Dr. Jim Dornan. Jim Dornan's death was confirmed by the BBC on Monday, who stated his cause of death was COVID-19. Dr. Dornan, who was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in 2005, was a renowned obstetrician and... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The House on Thursday passed the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021, a measure that would require universal background checks on all commercial gun sales, part of a new push for gun control after... Read More.
By MINA KAJI, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- American Airlines and United Airlines withdrew approximately 27,000 employee furloughs on Wednesday after the House passed its $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package that included an extension of the payroll support program.American CEO... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART and LAUREN KING, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Friday is Day 46 of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Here is how the day is unfolding. All time Eastern: Mar 06, 12:21 pmSenate passes COVID... Read More.
BY: TRISH TURNER AND ALLISON PECORIN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — After more than 25 hours of debate and votes, Senate Democrats passed a sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill Saturday aimed at helping lower-income Americans, small businesses, schools, the hard-hit hospitality and tourism... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART and LAUREN KING, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Friday is Day 46 of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Here is how the day is unfolding. All time Eastern: Mar 06, 12:21 pm Senate passes COVID relief... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN AND TRISH TURNER, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — After a nearly 12 hour stall, the Democratic unemployment insurance agreement passed on a party line vote of 50-49. The amendment, passed by Democrats in the early hours of Saturday morning, superseded an earlier... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Both chambers of the New York state legislature have passed a bill to limit Gov. Andrew Cuomo's emergency powers granted in the pandemic.The Friday vote fell along party lines in the... Read More.