Category : Congress

by Admin - 1 day ago

Cash floods into battle for control of Congress

Democrats’ narrow majorities are in peril in next year’s midterms, and their most vulnerable members are seeing a major cash infusion early in the fight to keep Congress in their control.The four swing-state Senate Democrats likeliest to face the tou...

by Admin - 2 days ago

2024 GOP contenders collect cash

Some potential Republican 2024 presidential hopefuls are starting to see their coffers fill up — particularly those senators who led efforts to overturn the 2020 election results, according to quarterly FEC filings from their reelection committees.Fo...

by Admin - 2 days ago

Cruz, Hawley dwarf potential 2024 rivals in fundraising

Some potential Republican 2024 presidential hopefuls are starting to see their coffers fill up — particularly those senators who led efforts to overturn the 2020 election results, according to quarterly FEC filings from their reelection committees.Fo...

by Admin - 2 days ago

Dems weigh narrower health ambitions for infrastructure package

Democratic leaders are signaling they’ll scale back the party’s pent-up ambitions for Medicare expansion and drug pricing reform as negotiators eye the next phase of President Joe Biden’s sweeping infrastructure package.The “social infrastructure” pi...

by Admin - 2 days ago

McCarthy: I've met with Gaetz, he professed innocence

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Thursday he has met privately with Rep. Matt Gaetz and that the Florida Republican denied any impropriety stemming from a federal sex trafficking investigation that's entangled him.“I’ve spoken to Mr. Gaetz a...

by Admin - 3 days ago

Pelosi dismisses progressive ‘court packing’ legislation

Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday rejected a push from the left wing of the party to swiftly vote on legislation to expand the Supreme Court with Democrats in full control of Washington. “I have no intention to bring it to the floor,” Pelosi said of t...

by Admin - 3 days ago

Reparations bill approved out of committee in historic vote

Reparations legislation could soon be headed to the House floor for the first time in more than three decades. Now comes the hard part.Wednesday night, the House Judiciary Committee voted to bring H.R. 40 out of committee — a historic feat not accomp...

by Admin - 3 days ago

The GOP's most important votes: 2 Democrats

Mitch McConnell had an unusual request for Senate Republicans this week: Say nice things about two Democrats.Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) are under lots of pressure from liberal activists and their Democratic colleagues to...

by Admin - 3 days ago

Democrats to introduce legislation to expand Supreme Court

House and Senate Democrats will introduce legislation Thursday to expand the number of Supreme Court justices to 13 from nine, drawing more attention to the debate surrounding court reform.The bill, led by Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Jerry Nadl...