(WASHINGTON) -- The House on Wednesday approved measures to ban Russian energy products, provide billions in assistance to Ukraine and fund the government through the fall -- but only after Democratic infighting forced party leaders to remove more than $15 billion in COVID aid... Read More.
Robert Pattinson had a lot of preparation ahead of him when he signed on to play the iconic Caped Crusader in The Batman -- including about 80 years' worth of reading material. At Tuesday's New York City premiere of the film, the actor detailed the daunting... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The drug overdose epidemic in the United States, now primarily driven by synthetic opioids like ultra-deadly fentanyl, costs the nation roughly $1 trillion a year, according to a new bipartisan congressional report released Tuesday. "Whether measured in lives or in dollars, the United... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden said the country took a "monumental step forward" after his $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan passed the House late Friday. "We did something that's long overdue, that long has been talked about in Washington, but never actually been done," Biden... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In order for the bipartisan infrastructure bill and larger social spending package to pass, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said Sunday the $3.5 trillion budget resolution price tag will likely be lowered. "Three and a half trillion should be a minimum, but I accept... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., reiterated his call on Sunday for a strategic pause on the $3.5 trillion budget resolution, while Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., doubled down on the need to pass both the bipartisan infrastructure and budget reconciliation bills. "The urgency --... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats were quick to celebrate rare back-to-back victories when the Senate approved both a $1.1 trillion infrastructure bill and an additional $3.5 trillion package piled high with progressive priorities just before adjourning for recess on Wednesday – but it’s a rocky road... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — After weeks of wrangling, the Senate on Tuesday passed a $1.1 trillion infrastructure bill with Republican support, in a big win for Democrats and President Joe Biden. The measure passed by a vote of 69-30, with 19 Republicans joining all Senate Democrats... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Senate Democrats on Monday unveiled details of their $3.5 trillion budget resolution, setting up Congress to begin work on the second portion of President Joe Biden's major economic objectives. The legislative language comes just as the Senate is preparing to complete its work... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a key test vote Wednesday evening, the Senate voted in favor of beginning debate on a $1.1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal that would provide funding for core items like roads, bridges, waterways and broadband. Negotiators announced earlier in the day that they... Read More.
(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.
(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.