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By Brian Witte, Associated Press
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris face a confluence of crises as they kick off their first 100 days in leadership.
By Vignesh Ramachandran, Chloe Jones, Dorothy Hastings, Isabella Isaacs-Thomas, Candice Norwood
There was a swirl of activity in Washington, D.C. Friday from the U.S. Capitol to the Supreme Court. Congress remains at a stalemate over a bipartisan relief bill, while the Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit brought by Texas that challenged…
With the COVID-19 pandemic surging and some economic relief set to expire soon, Congress is nearing a deal on hundreds of billions of dollars in new aid. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to walk us through what's on the table.
Unemployment has forced aching decisions on millions of Americans and their families in the face of a rampaging viral epidemic that has closed shops and restaurants, paralyzed travel and left millions jobless for months. Now, their predicaments stand to grow…
By Christopher Rugaber, Casey Smith, Associated Press
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy has rolled out Republicans’ priorities of tax breaks and police funding for 2021. It's the GOP’s calling card to voters as they try to wrest back seats from Democrats in the November election.
A deal on a new coronavirus relief package seems distant and elusive, as congressional Democrats and Republicans remain at an impasse on key issues. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss where negotiations stand and how far apart the two…
As another 1.2 million Americans file for unemployment amid the pandemic’s economic wreckage, Congress and the White House are still stalled on a deal for a new coronavirus relief package. President Trump’s top economic adviser, Lawrence Kudlow, joins Judy Woodruff…
It has been months since Congress passed a coronavirus relief bill into law. The extra $600 per week in unemployment benefits granted by an earlier piece of legislation expires this Friday, leaving millions of Americans in financial limbo. Though Senate…
With Congress back in session, lawmakers are considering another round of coronavirus relief. Two of the major sticking points are prolonging increased unemployment benefits and protecting against coronavirus-related lawsuits. What do Americans think about these two issues, as they grapple…
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