Majority Republicans forced the vote Tuesday as they try to turn the Green New Deal into a wedge issue in the 2020 elections. Democrats called the GOP's move a "sham" and said it carries its own political risk.
Michael Cohen says President Donald Trump devalued his assets in order to pay lower real estate taxes.
By Associated Press
Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, Democrats are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. And proposing a sweeping Green New Deal to combat climate change.
By Lisa Mascaro, Steve Peoples, Associated Press
The Senate will vote on the Green New Deal, a moonshot plan by Democrats to combat climate change, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, announcing a move designed to force Senate Democrats — including a cast of presidential candidates…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Ana Maria Archila, who lives in the star freshman Democrat's New York District, said she will wear white and a pin that the congresswoman gave her that says, "Well-behaved women rarely make history."…
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has proposed hiking the top marginal tax rate to fund green energy investment.
By Tess Conciatori
At least 88 new House members will join Congress next year. Here are profiles on several freshmen lawmakers headed to Washington, D.C.
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
As Donald Trump's presidency stretches into its second year, democratic socialism has become a significant force in Democratic politics.
By Thomas Beaumont, John Hanna, Associated Press
Two luminaries in the democratic socialist movement — one its national leader, the other its new star — are descending on solidly Republican Kansas on Friday, taking their liberal message to an unlikely area before next month's congressional primaries.
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