The Senate will take a key vote next week on a sweeping rewrite of voting and election law, setting up a dramatic test of Democratic unity on a top priority that Republicans are vowing to block.
By Brian Slodysko, Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press
The news is delighting some GOP lawmakers who have been chafing at the mask-wearing requirements. Some had even flouted the rule and refused to wear a mask on the House floor, inviting fines.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Legislators said on the House floor that this could be the most important vote they ever cast. They then proceeded to expel an unapologetic Rep. Mike Nearman with a 59-1 vote.
By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press
The Justice Department will scrutinize a wave of new laws in Republican-controlled states that tighten voting rules, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Friday, vowing to take action on any violations of federal law.
By Christina A. Cassidy, Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
By Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
To advocates of democracy, the persistence of Republicans' election denial shows how the party is increasingly open to bucking democratic norms. That's raising the prospect that Republicans might take the extraordinary step of refusing to certify future elections if they…
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
President Joe Biden met for nearly an hour with the top Republican negotiator on infrastructure, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito. Time is running out to strike a bipartisan deal.
By Associated Press
Ivey made the announcement in a video message released by her campaign. The Republican emphasized her administration's investment in infrastructure, job creation, Alabama's pandemic recovery and its low unemployment rate.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Thursday's action would be the first successful use of a filibuster in the Biden presidency to halt Senate action. That's despite both a bipartisan effort to salvage the bill and a last-minute plea by the mother of a Capitol Police…
By Associated Press
The Republicans said Tuesday they would disclose details of the new offer by Thursday, sounding upbeat after both sides had panned other offers.
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