The differences in Washington over the next coronavirus aid package are vast. And millions of Americans' jobless benefits, school reopenings and eviction protections are at stake.
By Jeff Greenfield
A hundred days from now, Americans will vote for the next president. The latest polls show that President Trump is trailing former Vice President Joe Biden, the Senate is up for grabs and the pandemic will play a major role…
By Associated Press
Voters rebuffed President Donald Trump and nominated two Republicans he opposed to House seats from North Carolina and Kentucky on Tuesday.
After a standoff with U.S. Attorney William Barr, top NYC prosecutor U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman, agreed to step down. Meanwhile, President Trump’s Tulsa rally -- his first since March -- had hundreds of empty seats partly because TikTok teens and…
By Lisa Mascaro, Jim Mustian, Associated Press
The “Justice Act” is the most ambitious GOP policing proposal in years, a direct response to the massive public protests over the death of George Floyd and other black Americans.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Republicans say the numbers vindicate their decision to take a pause and assess the almost $3 trillion in assistance they already have approved. The White House was already showing little urgency about pursing another trillion-dollar response bill, much less the…
By Lisa Mascaro, Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
It's a day that's shaping up as one for the history books on Capitol Hill. For the first time, House lawmakers intend to vote by proxy.
In our news wrap Wednesday, a federal judge has delayed a decision on dismissing criminal charges against Michael Flynn, a former national security adviser under President Trump. The Department of Justice wants to drop the case, but the judge is…
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
The efforts come as states have been competing against each other, the federal government, hospitals, emergency responders and even other countries to get items such as N95 masks, gloves, medical gowns and hand sanitizer — often paying higher-than-usual prices because…
By Lisa Desjardins
Less than two weeks after passing the largest recovery act in U.S. history, leaders in Washington have quickly agreed that the $2.2 trillion measure was not enough.
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