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Politics Apr 15WATCH: Democrats introduce legislation to expand Supreme Court
President Joe Biden last week created a commission to spend the next six months examining the politically incendiary issues of expanding the court and instituting term limits for justices.
Politics Apr 13WATCH: Congress honors William Evans, 2nd Capitol Police officer slain this year
Slain U.S. Capitol Police Officer William “Billy" Evans was lauded for his dedication to country, love for his job and for a mischievous sense of humor as President Joe Biden.
Politics Mar 25WATCH: Buttigieg testifies before House about transportation infrastructure
The hearing exposed deep fault lines by party, testing Biden’s campaign promise to reach across the political aisle to address national problems.
Politics Mar 25WATCH: Senate votes to extend small business loan program for 2 months
The bill had already passed the House, so it now goes to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law. Congress started the loan program last year to help businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
Politics Mar 16Senate confirms Isabel Guzman to lead small business agency
Guzman is a former Obama administration SBA official who currently heads California’s Office of the Small Business Advocate.
Nation Mar 15Security officials to scale back fencing around U.S. Capitol
The fencing will be scaled back in two phases, Timothy Blodgett, the acting House sergeant-at-arms, said Monday in a memo to members of Congress and their staff.
Politics Mar 11WATCH: Democrats push forward with Biden’s health secretary pick
The Senate voted on Thursday to advance President Joe Biden’s nominee for health secretary as Democrats muscled past Republican opposition using a new procedure put in place to avoid gridlock in the evenly divided Senate.
Economy Mar 10What’s inside the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill passed by Congress
The $1.9 trillion bill provides direct payments of up to $1,400 for most Americans, extends emergency unemployment benefits and boosts spending for COVID-19 vaccines and testing.
Politics Mar 03Senate COVID-19 relief bill won’t include transportation projects GOP used to voice opposition
A spokesperson for Speaker Nancy Pelosi says it's “unclear how Republicans will justify their opposition" to the bill now.
Politics Feb 26Highlights of the COVID-19 relief bill advancing in Congress
Republicans say the spending is vastly more than what is needed for the pandemic. But Democrats and President Joe Biden say a robust aid package is necessary to prevent a long and painful economic recovery.