Published: Dec 28, 2021
Both Democrats and Republicans are rapidly losing faith in the integrity of U.S. elections amid growing intensity and polarization of the countrys political life, U.S. magazine Newsweek has reported.
Published: Dec 16, 2021
The Biden administration is facing renewed questions about its global coronavirus strategy, with international infections climbing and the new omicron variant poised to tear across the world.
Published: Nov 15, 2021
U.S. Democrats are urging President Joe Biden to expand COVID-19 vaccine requirements for international air travelers to people traveling within the United States so as to minimize the risk of spikes in COVID-19 cases after the Thanksgiving holiday.
Published: Oct 27, 2021
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats this week are preparing to propose a new tax increase that would raise billions of dollars from a handful of the richest Americans, attempting to create perhaps the most narrowly focused tax policy in postwar history.
Published: Feb 28, 2021
WASHINGTON - Senior Democratic lawmakers trying to find a backup plan to a minimum-wage increase are exploring new tax penalties on firms with more than $2.5 billion in gross receipts that do not pay at least $15 an hour, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Published: Feb 28, 2021
WASHINGTON - The House approved President Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan early Saturday and sent it to the Senate, as Democrats defied united GOP opposition to advance the massive relief package aimed at stabilizing the economy and boosting coronavirus vaccinations and testing.
Published: Feb 24, 2021
WASHINGTON - Even as the House prepares to pass President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill this week, divisions are growing among Senate Democrats over state aid and a $15 minimum wage - raising the prospect the bill might have to change significantly to pass the Senate.
Published: Feb 03, 2021
WASHINGTON - House Democrats made their case to convict former president Donald Trump of inciting the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol in a sweeping impeachment brief filed with the Senate on Tuesday, accusing Trump of jeopardizing the foundations of American democracy by whipping his supporters into a "frenzy" for the sole purpose of retaining his hold on the presidency.
Published: Jan 26, 2021
WASHINGTON - The House on Monday formally delivered an article of impeachment charging former president Donald Trump with inciting the deadly insurrection at the Capitol, and Democrats prepared to use his own words as evidence against him in his Senate trial next month.
Published: Jan 21, 2021
WASHINGTON - Democrats claimed control of the Senate by the thinnest possible margin Wednesday as Vice President Kamala Harris swore in three new Democratic senators, bringing Republicans and Democrats to an even 50-50 split in the upper chamber.
Published: Jan 12, 2021
WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden said Monday he is consulting with Senate leaders and the chamber's parliamentarian about whether the Senate can "bifurcate" its schedule, so it can move forward simultaneously with impeaching President Donald Trump and enacting Biden's agenda, including a multitrillion-dollar coronavirus relief plan.