While President-elect Joe Biden won a decisive victory in the 2020 election, down-ballot candidates from across the country struggled to hold the seats they won in 2018. Rep. Donna Shalala, a Florida Democrat who lost her race against Maria Elvira…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Congress is returning to Washington for one last attempt at deal-making this year. The only absolute must-do is preventing a government shutdown on Dec. 11. But lawmakers are also debating whether to deliver another round of coronavirus relief before President…
By Associated Press
Pelosi noted that Congress has yet to pass any further coronavirus relief aid and placed blame for the inaction on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The House has approved a bill to create national medication and safety standards for the horse racing industry to discourage use of performance-enhancing drugs that can lead to horse injuries and deaths.
By Tom Krisher, Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press
About 40,000 workers in the airline industry are facing layoffs on Thursday unless Congress comes up with another aid package. Many are worried about how they'll pay for rents, mortgages and food, or for health insurance.
The legislation was supposed to deliver another round of $1,200 direct payments to most Americans, help schools and local governments and restore more generous unemployment benefits. Now all of that is at risk.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Negotiations over the next COVID-19 rescue bill are in flux.
Supporters say the measure, known as the Great American Outdoors Act, would be the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly 50 years.
For a moment, Congress appeared poised to act on a policing overhaul. Those efforts have stalled and now seem unlikely to be revived in an election year.
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.
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