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Amtrak CEO Stephen Gardner and Northeast Corridor Commission executive director Mitch Warren testified before a subcommittee of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure that focuses on railroads, pipelines and hazardous materials.
Crisis averted. That's the message from lawmakers as the bill to raise the debt ceiling makes its way to President Biden's desk. For the White House perspective on the deal, Amna Nawaz spoke with senior adviser Gene Sperling.
By Amna Nawaz
The compromise package negotiated between Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy leaves neither Republicans nor Democrats fully pleased with the outcome.
By Lisa Mascaro, Kevin Freking, Stephen Groves, Farnoush Amiri, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Despite deep disappointment from hard-right Republicans that budget cuts don't go far enough, it was approved on a bipartisan House vote with Democrats. The Senate is expected to act quickly by the end of the week.
By Lisa Mascaro, Kevin Freking, Stephen Groves, Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press
By Amna Nawaz, Ali Schmitz, Ian Couzens
More than two dozen House Republicans say they will not back the debt limit deal, saying Speaker McCarthy made too many concessions to the White House during negotiations. One of them is Rep. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania, chair of the…
By Lisa Desjardins, Kyle Midura
The debt ceiling deal is facing its first hurdle in the House Rules Committee Tuesday. Congressional Correspondent Lisa Desjardins has been counting votes and following every twist and turn on Capitol Hill throughout the day. She reports on where things…
By John Yang, Winston Wilde, Claire Mufson
This Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we’re highlighting people whose contributions have often been overlooked. Tonight, we spotlight Dalip Singh Saund, a political trailblazer who was the first Indian American, and first person of any Asian descent, elected…
By Geoff Bennett, Matt Loffman
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter join Geoff Bennett to discuss the latest political news, including the end of the Title 42 immigration order and the ongoing showdown over raising the debt…
By David Brooks, Jonathan Capehart, Geoff Bennett, Ali Schmitz
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Geoff Bennett to discuss the week in politics, including Senate Democrats exploring their own ethical code for justices following a series of controversies involving Supreme Court…
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