Sen. Ted Cruz, (R-Texas), on the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the government shutdown deadline, efforts to build a border wall and the midterm elections.
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What the lawmakers meeting with Biden have in common
President Joe Biden is meeting with a bipartisan and bicameral group of 10 lawmakers today to discuss the American Jobs Plan. The common thread with this group? All the senators in question, along ...
Biden’s Budget Includes $1.52 Trillion in Federal Spending
The proposed money would significantly bolster education, health research and fighting climate change. In the House, Representative Matt Gaetz of Florida faces an ethics panel inquiry into sexual ...
Talks over bill to overhaul policing intensify amid new urgency after Daunte Wright shooting
Active discussions are underway in Congress over a bipartisan bill to overhaul laws surrounding policing as the Biden administration made the decision earlier this week to let Congress tackle the ...
Kristen Clarke, Joe Biden's pick for top civil rights job, tells senators about her own son
If confirmed after a likely contentious hearing, Kristen Clarke would be the first Black woman to fill the high-profile Justice Department post.
Even After Jan. 6, GOP Senators Still Think They Can Claim the Mantle of Law and Order
At Kristen Clarke’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to become the first Black woman to head up the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department—known as the “crown jewel” of the DOJ—the GOP ...
Biden civil rights nominee fends off Republican attacks at hearing
Kristen Clarke, President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the Justice Department's civil rights division, fended off attacks from Republicans during her confirmation hearing on Wednesday, saying she does ...
Senate Republicans move to revoke MLB’s antitrust exemption after Georgia loses All-Star Game
Major League Baseball shifted the game to Colorado after Georgia enacted legislation making it harder for minorities to vote.
White House lines up lawmaker meetings on infrastructure
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) revealed last week that she expects the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to wrap up its work on President Joe Biden’s sprawling infrastructure package ...
Americans could see a fourth stimulus check
Twenty-one Democratic senators signed a letter to President Joe Biden supporting recurring stimulus payments for struggling Americans.
As Nina Turner runs for Congress in Ohio's 11th Congressional District, her local roots take center stage
"It's crystal clear that the system itself is not working for the poor, the working poor ... and we have to do something about that," Turner said.