California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Tuesday as the state's next U.S. senator to fill the seat being vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
Members of the Problem Solvers Caucus are expected to announce a bipartisan COVID-19 relief proposal Dec. 1 with support from members of both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
By Associated Press
The Affordable Care Act allows young adults to stay on their parents’ insurance for several years, prohibits insurance companies from refusing to cover pre-existing medical conditions and enables roughly 12 million Americans to receive Medicaid. But without congressional support, could…
Nearly 7 million Texans have already cast their 2020 ballots—that’s around 70 percent of overall voter turnout in 2016. With races heating up at both the state and national level, KERA reporter Bret Jaspers joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the…
By PBS NewsHour
By Rickey Bevington, Georgia Public Broadcasting
In Georgia, nearly 2 million people -- more than a quarter of registered voters -- have already cast their ballots, with some waiting in line for hours to do so. The state has become a new battleground for deciding control…
Is time running out for economic stimulus before Election Day? The informal deadline set by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is passing Tuesday. She and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin held more talks about pandemic relief but did not yet reach agreement.
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including President Trump’s return to large, in-person rallies after his COVID-19 diagnosis, the Trump campaign’s strategy for appealing to voters…
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press
If Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly wins a seat in the U.S. Senate, he could take office as early as Nov. 30, shrinking the GOP’s Senate majority at a crucial moment and complicating the path to confirmation for President Donald Trump’s…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The Senate has approved a bipartisan bill that would double spending on a popular conservation program and devote nearly $2 billion a year to improve and maintain national parks.
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