Category : Congress

by Admin - 22 hours ago

House Democrats unveil sweeping response to Jan. 6 attacks

House Democrats on Friday unveiled long-awaited details on Congress’ response to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, including billions to address security flaws exposed by the siege and a bipartisan Sept. 11-style commission to investigate the r...

by Admin - 22 hours ago

Lawmakers announce deal on bipartisan Jan. 6 commission

House Democrats on Friday announced plans to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, though it doesn’t yet have the backing of the chamber’s top Republican.Gridlock over the bill's provisions and partisan...

by Admin - 23 hours ago

Stefanik voted in as House GOP's new No. 3 leader

Elise Stefanik cruised to victory in a Friday vote to replace Liz Cheney as House Republicans' third-ranked leader, capping off a tumultuous month in the GOP conference sparked by its bitter divisions over Donald Trump.Stefanik won in a 134-46 secret...

by Admin - 1 day ago

'Doesn't matter': Democrats reject GOP's debt limit demands

Senate Republicans dramatically changed their party rules to take a hard line on the debt limit in the coming months. Democrats don't care.In fact, the Democratic majority says it has no intention of negotiating with Republicans bent on slashing spen...

by Admin - 1 day ago

Sinema to Senate Dems: What's the plan on voting rights?

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema posed a simple question to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday: How are Democrats going to pass their signature ethics and election reform bill?The Arizona Democrat’s query is the central question surrounding the part...

by Admin - 1 day ago

Stefanik, Roy make their pitches to be House GOP No. 3

Elise Stefanik and Chip Roy on Thursday night pitched their House GOP colleagues on their cases to be the conference's next No. 3 leader, pledging to put aside their personal views in order to execute messaging on behalf of the party less than 48 hou...

by Admin - 1 day ago

Stefanik and Roy make their pitches for House GOP No. 3

Elise Stefanik and Chip Roy on Thursday night pitched their House GOP colleagues on their cases to be the conference's next No. 3 leader, pledging to put aside their personal views in order to execute messaging on behalf of the party less than 48 hou...

by Admin - 1 day ago

Chip Roy announces challenge to Stefanik

Texas Rep. Chip Roy is jumping into the race for House GOP conference chair, teeing up a two-way showdown between him and New York Rep. Elise Stefanik.Roy, a member of the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus, has criticized not only Stefanik’s vo...

by Admin - 1 day ago

Biden keeps hope alive in infrastructure talks with GOP

Senate Republicans plan to present President Joe Biden with a new, more detailed infrastructure offer in the coming days as they try and negotiate a landmark compromise with the White House. “The President has asked us to come back and rework an offe...

by Admin - 1 day ago

How apportionment could shift political power

The U.S. Census Bureau released apportionment counts on April 26, kickstarting what is sure to be a tumultuous redistricting process. Apportionment refers to the process of dividing the 435 seats in the House of Representatives among all 50 states ba...

by Admin - 1 day ago

Feds tighten grip in Gaetz probe

MIAMI — Federal investigators are intensifying their sex-crimes probe of Rep. Matt Gaetz as they discuss a potential immunity arrangement with his former girlfriend and have struck a tentative deal with his one-time “wingman” who will likely plead gu...

by Admin - 1 day ago

Key player in federal probe into Gaetz set to plead guilty

A key target of federal prosecutors in an ongoing sex trafficking investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) is expected to enter a guilty plea in the case on Monday, according to a new court filing. The Thursday announcement of a change-of-plea hea...