Stimulus Package Update: Congressional Leaders Move Closer To COVID Relief DealKey lawmakers are approaching a deal on an economic relief package that would include unemployment benefits, but not state and local aid or a liability shield.
Stimulus Package Update: Are Politicians Finally Ready To Make A Deal?With COVID cases spiking nationwide, and the economy set to feel the effects, politicians start to get more serious about a stimulus package.
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.
Obama Memoir Confronts Role His Presidency Played In Republican Obstructionism And Trump's Rise"It was as if my very presence in the White House had triggered a deep-seated panic, a sense that the natural order had been disrupted," Obama writes.
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.
Sen. Durbin Urges Republicans To Oppose Filling Supreme Court Seat Before Election; 'A New President Should Fill This Vacancy'President Donald Trump has said he plans to nominate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s successor this weekend, after her memorial services are held.
Lightfoot Slams 'Hypocrisy' Of GOP Push To Fill Ginsburg's Supreme Court Seat Before Election; Chicago Judge Among Top Contenders"The hypocrisy of Mitch McConnell, the hypocrisy of Lindsey Graham, they’ll have to have a reckoning with that," Lightfoot said of Senate Republicans' vow to vote on President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court before the election, contrary to their move to block President Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland in 2016.
Kavanaugh Confirmation Clears Crucial Senate HurdleJudge Brett Kavanaugh will get a final floor vote, after enough senators voted 51-49 to advance his nomination Friday.
Senate Judiciary Committee To Move Forward With Bill To Protect Mueller's JobSenate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said that he was unconcerned about Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's vow that he wouldn't bring the bill to the floor.
Lindsey Graham Calls Trump's Voter Fraud Claims 'Inappropriate'The White House provided no evidence to support the allegation that millions voted illegally in the election.
Democrats Skeptical Of Iran Nuclear Deal, GOP Mostly HostileUnder the historic accord, Iran's nuclear program would be curtailed in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. The agreement aims to avert the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran and another U.S. military intervention in the Middle East.
Opinion: History On The Senate FloorLast week, Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican Minority Leader in the Senate, did the stupidest thing any Senate Leader has done in the history of the Senate: He filibustered a bill he supported within a minute of introducing the legislation.
Opinion: GOP A Party Without A PlanWith one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.