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 10, 2021
WASHINGTON - The Senate on Thursday advanced a bipartisan deal that paves the way for lawmakers to raise the debt ceiling, a move that positions Congress to stave off a catastrophic default ahead of a fast-approaching fiscal deadline.
Published: Nov 13, 2021
WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans who helped pass President Joe Bidens infrastructure bill are split on whether to join him Monday for the White House signing ceremony and witness the $1.2 trillion package become law.
Published: Oct 08, 2021
WASHINGTON - Senate Democratic and Republican leaders said Thursday morning they had clinched a short-term deal to raise the countrys debt ceiling, setting Congress on track to avert a government default on its debts in roughly 11 days.
Published: Jun 12, 2021
WASHINGTON - House Democrats are trying to move past the angry exchanges this week over a tweet by Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., that highlighted intraparty tensions over Israel and led to accusations of bigotry, but some tensions lingered Friday, and Republicans are seeking ways to exploit the divide.
Published: May 14, 2021
WASHINGTON - More than 1.9 million Americans in Alabama, Mississippi and 14 other Republican-led states are set to have their unemployment checks slashed significantly starting in June, as GOP governors seek to restrict jobless assistance in an effort to force more people to return to work.
Published: May 11, 2021
WASHINGTON - When 10 Republicans voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Jan. 13, it marked a historic milestone: It was the most House members from a presidents party to vote to remove him from office.
Published: Apr 08, 2021
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Wednesday said he was open to compromise with Republicans on how to pay for his approximately $2 trillion jobs and infrastructure package, but insisted that inaction was unacceptable.
Published: Mar 19, 2021
WASHINGTON - Over the past few months, the Federal Reserve has joined an international group of central banks focused on climate risk, pointed to climate change a threat to financial stability and established its Supervision Climate Committee.
Published: Mar 05, 2021
WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is preparing to convert its immigrant family detention centers in South Texas into Ellis Island-style rapid-processing hubs that will screen migrant parents and children with a goal of releasing them into the United States within 72 hours, according to Department of Homeland Security draft plans obtained by The Washington Post.
Published: Jan 13, 2021
WASHINGTON - The push for an unprecedented second impeachment of President Donald Trump took a bipartisan turn Tuesday, when several senior House Republicans joined the Democratic effort to remove him for his role in inciting a mob to storm the Capitol last week. The White House braced for more defections.