Stimulus Package Update: Politicians Still Can't Agree On Type Of Aid Or How Much To SpendDemocrats and Republicans agree on the need for a stimulus package, but disagree on specifics like stimulus checks and and the overall cost.
Stimulus Package Update: What Will A Biden Administration Mean For More Aid?Containing the COVID-19 pandemic and rebuilding the economy top the list for the incoming Biden administration, and a stimulus package will be a key component.
Stimulus Package Update: While Politicians Negotiate, Economic Damage ContinuesWith negotiations on a second round of stimulus ongoing, the chance of a package that can pass both the House and Senate seems remote.
Stimulus Package Update: Is A Deal Even Possible At This Point?House Democrats and the Trump administration agreeing on stimulus terms isn't even the biggest obstacle to a stimulus package.
'Texas Sized Justice': Senate Republicans Unveil Proposed Changes For PoliceSenate Republicans unveiled proposed changes to police procedures and accountability Wednesday, aiming for what Sen. John Cornyn calls "Texas sized justice."
McConnell Sets Key Vote On Kavanaugh Confirmation For FridayThis sets in motion the procedure that would usher in the first vote sometime Friday and the vote on the full Senate floor on Saturday.
Rev. Billy Graham, Wary Of Politics In Life, Gets Capitol SaluteHe felt stung by the politics that helped define his life, and resolved to keep a distance. But in death, the Rev. Billy Graham is getting a rare tribute from the nation's top political leaders.
Senate Leaders Announce 2-Year Budget DealThe Senate's top Republican says there's Senate agreement on a two-year, almost $400 billion budget deal that would provide Pentagon and domestic programs with huge spending increases.
Trump Nominating White Men As Judges At Highest Rate In Nearly 30 YearsPresident Trump is nominating white men to federal courts at a rate that is threatening to reverse a transformation toward a judiciary that reflects the nation's diversity.
Top GOP Leader On Allegations On Moore: I Believe The WomenGOP Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday Roy Moore should quit his Alabama race amid allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl.
Trump Blasts Congress Over Health Care Bill's FailurePresident Trump blasted congressional Democrats and "a few Republicans" on Tuesday over the failure of the GOP effort to rewrite the Obama health care law, and warned, "we will return."
McConnell Defers Action On Health Care After McCain SurgerySen. John McCain's absence from the Senate as he recovers from surgery for a blood clot has led the GOP leadership to postpone consideration of health care legislation already on the brink.
Democrat Ends All-Night Talk-A-Thon Opposing GorsuchSen. Jeff Merkley from Oregon yielded the Senate floor Wednesday morning after talking through the night to highlight his party's opposition to President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch.
Schumer Vows Filibuster In Opposition Of GorsuchSen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday that he will oppose Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and lead a filibuster of the choice, setting up a politically charged showdown with Republicans.
Trump Urges Senate To Push Gorsuch ThroughPresident Trump urged Mitch McConnell on Wednesday to change the rules of the Senate, if necessary, to swiftly push through his new Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch.