Funding for the federal government runs out Friday at midnight. House Democrats passed a short term measure Thursday to keep the government funded through February, but a group of Republican lawmakers in the Senate are threatening to force a shutdown…
By Lisa Desjardins
The Democrat represents Michigan’s heavily Democratic 12th Congressional District and says her office has been receiving threats for months.
By Corey Williams, Associated Press
The Justice Department said Friday that Bannon was indicted on one count for refusing to appear for a deposition and the other for refusing to provide documents in response to the committee’s subpoena.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Michael Balsamo, Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
In honor of Veterans Day, a group of Democratic lawmakers is reviving an effort to pay the families of Black veterans who fought on behalf of the nation during World War II for benefits they were denied or prevented from…
By Aaron Morrison, Kat Stafford, Associated Press
By Will Weissert, Heather Hollingsworth, Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
Congressional Democrats who are facing potentially tough reelection fights next year are crowing about long-neglected public works projects set to spring to life thanks to the new infrastructure package.
By Hope Yen, Tom Krishner, Associated Press
Congress has created a new requirement for automakers: Find a high-tech way to keep drunken people from driving cars.
The bipartisan infrastructure bill, a key part of President Joe Biden's legislative agenda, passed Congress last week and is headed to the White House to be signed into law. The trillion dollar plan will bring historic investments to roads, bridges…
Capitol Hill has been in limbo for most of Friday over whether Democrats have enough votes to pass a trillion-dollar infrastructure bill and move forward on President Joe Biden's larger social spending plan. Lisa Desjardins begins our coverage.
By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press
The Democrats have bolstered the package by adding a new paid family leave program, work permits for immigrants and a state and local tax break. The cost is growing, but so, too, are revenues to cover it.
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