Politics Jan 13WATCH: Sinema blunts voting bill’s chances as Biden pushes Senate
President Joe Biden is set to meet privately with Senate Democrats at the Capitol, a visit intended to deliver a jolt to the party's long-stalled voting and elections legislation.
Politics Dec 15Congress sends Biden $2.5 trillion debt limit hike, averting default
Capping a marathon day, the House gave final approval to the legislation early Wednesday morning on a near-party-line 221-209 vote, defusing a volatile issue until after the 2022 midterm elections.
Politics Dec 14WATCH: Senate votes to raise debt limit by $2.5 trillion, avoiding default
The bill is expected to clear the Senate on a party-line vote that garners no Republican support, with swift passage by the House likely to follow before it then heads to President Joe Biden’s desk.
Politics Nov 17House censures Rep. Gosar for tweeting violent anime video in rare rebuke
The House will vote Wednesday on a resolution that would censure Gosar for tweeting an animated video that depicted him striking Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York with a sword.
Politics Oct 20Senate GOP blocks Democrats’ election bill a third time this year
For the third time this year, Senate Democrats tried to pass sweeping elections legislation that they tout as a powerful counterweight to new voting restrictions in the states.
Politics Aug 252 U.S. lawmakers’ Kabul trip prompts questions, condemnation
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared it not "a good idea." But the two lawmakers said they were conducting important oversight of the Biden administration's handling of the withdrawal.
Politics Aug 12Kentucky Sen. Paul failed to disclose wife’s stock trade at the start of pandemic
The Republican filed a disclosure Wednesday revealing that Kelley Paul purchased as much as $15,000 in Gilead stock in February 2020. Trades are supposed to be reported within 45 days.
Politics Aug 11Democrats renew push on elections bill that Republicans vow to block
Democrats are renewing their push to enact their marquee elections bill. Republicans say the bill amounts to a partisan takeover of elections.
Politics Jun 22WATCH: GOP filibuster halts Democrats’ signature voting bill
The Democrats' sweeping attempt to rewrite U.S. election and voting law stalled in the Senate Tuesday, blocked by a wall of Republican opposition to what would have been the largest overhaul of the electoral system in a generation.
Politics Jun 17Voting bill showdown looms as GOP rejects Manchin plan
The Senate will take a key vote next week on a sweeping rewrite of voting and election law, setting up a dramatic test of Democratic unity on a top priority that Republicans are vowing to block.