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By Associated Press
President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats say they are hoping for a bipartisan vote to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. That won’t be easy, but some Republicans have expressed an openness to voting for Biden’s nominee.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Democrats have pushed a $3.5 trillion framework for bolstering family services, health, and environment programs through the Senate.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Senator Schumer says he is scheduling a procedural vote for Wednesday to begin debate on a still-evolving bipartisan infrastructure bill.
By Alan Fram, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, was lead House manager in President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial. He joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the Senate’s decision to acquit Trump of both impeachment charges, the “moral courage” he…
By PBS NewsHour
Lawmakers are making an 11th-hour push to fund the government and avoid a shutdown. Judy Woodruff gets two takes from Senate Democrats about the way forward. Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley says the shutdown showdown shows how unprepared Republicans are for…
By Lora Strum, Dan Cooney and Associated Press
Sen. Al Franken's office now says the Minnesota Democrat will make an announcement Thursday.
By Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill is spending the August recess trekking through Republican strongholds in rural Missouri as she gears up for what's expected to be a fierce battle for a third term.
The first public hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election was announced by the House Intelligence Committee, while Senate Democrats have called for a special counsel. Republican Sen. James Lankford, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, says…
President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee judge Merrick Garland made his first official visit to Capitol Hill Thursday morning, meeting with key Senate Democrats including Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.). For more on the morning’s events and the coming Congressional confirmation…
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