The vote came together quickly Wednesday night after President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of senators reached agreement on the key part of the White House agenda.
By Lisa Mascaro, Kevin Freking, Alan Fram, Associated Press
In Washington, President Joe Biden's push for a sweeping infrastructure bill took a giant step forward Thursday after months of arduous negotiations on the president's top legislative priority. After much back-and-forth with members of Congress, Biden announced bipartisan agreement on…
By Lisa Desjardins, Yamiche Alcindor
A major battle over election reform is underway in the U.S. Senate as Republicans in some states push to enact more restrictive voting laws, while Democrats aim to override those efforts at the federal level. Sen. Joe Manchin signaled he…
Judy Woodruff discusses Tuesday's Senate vote on an elections reform bill with Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, who also serves as the Senate Republican whip. Thune also weighs in on President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package, and progress towards bipartisanship…
Judy Woodruff discusses Tuesday's Senate vote on a voting rights bill with California Sen. Alex Padilla. He was also California's secretary of state for the 2020 presidential election.
The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking is a $1.6 billion increase in CDC funding as it continues to manage the pandemic and vaccination efforts.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The measure passed Thursday would expedite the review of hate crimes and provide support for local law enforcement in response to thousands of reported violent incidents in the past year.
By News Desk and Associated Press
The U.S. government's annual assessment of worldwide threats, released Tuesday ahead of congressional hearings expected to cover similar territory, charts a broad array of potential dangers anticipated by the intelligence community over the coming year.
By News Desk and Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The bill had already passed the House, so it now goes to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law. Congress started the loan program last year to help businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
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