Published: June 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: April 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: March 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: March 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: January 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.
Published: January 11, 2021
WASHINGTON - Whether President Donald Trump is forced from office or serves out the remaining days of his term, he is now destined to slink out of the White House considerably diminished from the strapping, fearsome force he and his advisers imagined he would be in his post-presidency.
Published: January 07, 2021
WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats and some Republicans on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of inciting a coup after an angry mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, interrupted the proceedings and triggered an evacuation of lawmakers.
Published: December 25, 2020
WASHINGTON - House Republicans on Thursday blocked an effort by House Democrats to approve $2,000 stimulus payments for millions of Americans. Democrats were seeking to advance the measure after President Donald Trump demanded it on Tuesday night, breaking with many of his fellow Republicans.
Published: December 05, 2020
RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia Republicans, who haven't won a statewide race in more than a decade, see 2021 as their best chance in years to reverse their losing streak - but they will have to wrestle with Trumpism to do it.