The House easily passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package Monday night that would finally deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths.
While House Democrats lost races in some Republican-leaning districts, one Republican was ousted by a challenger from his own party on the right. Lisa Desjardins spoke with Rep. Denver Riggleman, a first-term Virginia Republican, about why he lost the race.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The bill would reverse what supporters called a failed policy of criminalizing pot use and take steps to address racial disparities in enforcement of federal drug laws.
By Elana Schor, Associated Press
It is unlikely to advance in the Republican-controlled Senate, where it has no GOP support, but House passage still elated advocates who had long pushed for formal action against a travel ban that they see as discriminatory.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The requirement does not apply to the House floor, where a Republican lawmaker who tested positive for coronavirus was recently seen without a face covering.
By Associated Press
"We find out now that there was a CDC report that had much more comprehensive guidelines, and they buried it in the White House," said Pelosi.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Facing the stark, startling reality that Congress may not be able to fully resume for a year, House leaders are desperately reaching for new, work-from-away options.
Congress is reviewing a $2 trillion economic stimulus package to support U.S. businesses and workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been central to the negotiations, and she joins Judy Woodruff to discuss why she is satisfied…
By Associated Press
Roe called representing East Tennesseans in Congress for the past 11 years “the honor of my life” and said he always intended to serve five or six terms because he didn't want to make it a second career.
By David Bauder, Associated Press
The ratings seemed to justify decisions made in network executive suites about coverage of the impeachment vote. Both CBS and ABC left the debate to air entertainment coverage, while NBC stuck with the news.
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