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By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Biden acknowledged the long delay, stressing how the violent deaths of Black Americans were used to intimidate them and prevent them from voting simply because of their skin color.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Senate Democrats have played defense for the last three Supreme Court vacancies. Now they plan to move swiftly to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Breyer and they plan to use the rapid 2020 confirmation of Justice Barrett as a new…
By Lisa Desjardins
As the U.S. Senate returns Tuesday to take up legislation on voting rights, there's one major roadblock for Democrats: Majority Leader Chuck Schumer doesn't have the votes to pass it in an evenly-divided chamber. That's led to renewed talk of…
By Associated Press
Reid lay in state at the Capitol Rotunda while Vice President Kamala Harris, senators and others joined for a ceremony closed to the public under COVID-19 protocols. Reid, who had pancreatic cancer, died last month at age 82.
By Alan Fram, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
On the anniversary of last year's Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of then-President Donald Trump, dozens of lawmakers gathered Thursday to share their stories of that day's terror and resilience.
Democratic leaders welcomed historians for a moderated discussion Thursday to mark of the first anniversary of the Capitol attack.
To mark the first anniversary of the U.S. Capitol attack, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told the chamber Thursday, "The warnings of history are clear: when democracies are in danger, it often starts with a mob."…
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Schumer says in a letter to colleagues that the Senate "must evolve." Pointing to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, he says the rules changes are needed to protect democracy.
By Brian Slodysko, Associated Press
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.
By Josh Boak, Colleen Long, Associated Press
President Joe Biden signed his $1 trillion infrastructure deal into law Monday on the White House lawn, hailing it as an example of what bipartisanship can achieve.
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