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WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly an hour, President Joe Biden and the top Senate Republican negotiating infrastructure met behind closed doors — two seasoned legislators engaged in another round of conversations, but emerging with few outward signs of tangible progress ahead of a deadline next week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is ruling out a presidential commission to study the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, telling House Democrats that having President Joe Biden appoint a panel is unworkable even after the Senate blocked an independent probe last week.
Republicans are now lining up against the bipartisan investigation, instead siding with former President Donald Trump.
President Joe Biden responded on Wednesday to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's comment that "100%" of his focus is "on stopping this n…
Mitch McConnell suggested that big corporations should stay out of politics, but keep handing over campaign donations. Meanwhile, the Democrats lambasted the right for donations of dark money while they benefitted the most from dark money in 2020. When the system is in disarray, but it benefits both sides, is it possible to change it?
This letter to the editor can be found on page A4 of today's print edition.
Former President Donald Trump will speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida, next Sunday, according to a sour…
Three new Democratic senators have been sworn in to office by Vice President Kamala Harris. That means their party now has control of the White House and Congress for the first time in a decade.
Donald Trump was impeached for a second time Wednesday, just a week after he encouraged loyalists to “fight like hell” against election results and then a mob of supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. The House voted 232-197, with 10 Republicans joining Democrats to rebuke the president.
If the House impeaches President Donald Trump, a Senate trial on whether to convict him of inciting insurrection seems all but certain to have to wait until President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated.
The widely popular defense measure provides a 3% pay raise for U.S. troops and guides defense policy. In dismissing objections to the $740 billion bill, Congress rebuked Trump just weeks before his term ends.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shut the door Wednesday on President Trump's push for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks as he blocked another attempt by Democrats to force a vote.
All eyes are on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday.
A U.S. government advisory panel has endorsed Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, in a major step toward an epic vaccination campaign that could finally conquer the outbreak. Here's the latest.
President-elect Joe Biden will ask Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days in office. Plus, he's asked Dr. Anthony Fauci to stay on, and optimism is growing for a relief deal in Congress. Here's the latest.
It's almost like everyone woke up Tuesday and realized that there was a massive cliff coming at the end of December if lawmakers couldn't find agreement on a stimulus bill.
Health care workers and nursing home residents should be at the front of the line when the first coronavirus vaccine shots become available, a government advisory panel said Tuesday. Here's the latest virus news.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court as Republicans overpowered Democratic opposition to secure President Donald Trump's nominee the week before Election Day.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told fellow Republicans that he has warned the White House not to divide the GOP by sealing a pre-election COVID-19 relief deal with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — even as he publicly said he'd put any such bill to a vote.
Top Senate Republicans on Saturday applauded President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to become the next Supreme Court justice and called for a quick confirmation vote.
Sen. Doug Jones, a vulnerable Democratic senator up for reelection in the red state of Alabama, announced Friday he "will not support" President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee -- who has yet to be named -- ahead of Election Day.
Twitter has started investigating an issue with its picture-cropping algorithm.