Hern complaint: First District Congressman Kevin Hern complained that Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues to make "new additions" to the $3.5 trill…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a short-term increase to the nation's debt limit, ensuring the federal government can continue fully paying its bills into December and temporarily averting an unprecedented default that would have decimated the economy.
The relief provided by passage of the legislation will only be temporary though, forcing Congress to revisit the issue in December.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the House on Tuesday pushed through a short-term increase to the nation's debt limit, ensuring the federal government can continue fully paying its bills into December and temporarily averting an unprecedented default that would have decimated the economy.
With the calendar slipping toward a new deadline, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning that "difficult decisions must be made" to trim President Joe Biden's expansive plans for reimagining the nation's social service programs and tackling climate change.
WASHINGTON — With President Joe Biden's government overhaul at risk, Democrats confronted high-stakes trouble Thursday as a promised vote on the first piece, a slimmer $1 trillion public works bill, faltered amid stalled talks on his more ambitious package.
At a Senate hearing, Gen. Mark Milley delivered a full-throated defense of two calls he made to his Chinese counterpart, saying: "My task at that time was to de-escalate."
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators blocked a bill Monday night to keep the government operating and allow federal borrowing, but Democrats aiming to avert a shutdown pledged to try again — at the same time pressing ahead on President Joe Biden’s big plans to reshape government.
WASHINGTON — Republican senators blocked a bill Monday night to keep the government operating and allow federal borrowing, but Democrats aiming to avert a shutdown are likely to try again — at the same time pressing ahead on President Joe Biden’s big plans to reshape government.
It's a consequential week for President Joe Biden's agenda. Here's what to watch for in the coming days.
President Joe Biden enters the most seismic week of his legislative agenda explicitly set to miss one deadline and implicitly knowing he'll so…
WASHINGTON — With President Joe Biden’s broad domestic agenda at risk of collapse, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday vowed that Democrats will pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill this week and push ahead on the bigger $3.5 trillion social safety net and climate change bill while acknowledging the total amount will drop.
WASHINGTON — What will it cost to enact President Joe Biden’s massive expansion of social programs?
Democrats pushed a $3.5 trillion, 10-year bill strengthening social safety net and climate programs through the House Budget Committee on Saturday, but one Democrat voted “no,” illustrating the challenges party leaders face in winning the near unanimity they'll need to push the sprawling package through Congress.
President Biden said Friday that talks over his $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan have hit a "stalemate" in Congress, casting the road ahead as long and potentially cumbersome.
The battle over Democrats' ambitious spending plan is heating up in Congress, but one piece of the outcome is already clear: The $3.5 trillion price tag is being whittled down. That will disappoint progressives, who see the budget plan as their best chance in a generation to enact big changes in domestic policy from universal pre-K and free community college to expanded Medicare and Medicaid ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Democrats have agreed to a framework of options to pay for their huge, emerging social and environment bill, top Democrats said Thursday. Now they face the daunting task of narrowing the menu to tax possibilities they can pass to fund President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion plan.
Dots and dashes: The House and Senate were out this week although some committees met. ... Second District Congressman Markwayne Mullin found …
Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin may have had good intention but made the wrong choice, the editorial states.
Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Rep. Peter Meijer, R-Mich., are facing condemnation and questions following their surprise visit to Afghanistan.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill strengthening a landmark civil rights-era voting rights law. Senate Republicans intend to block it.
"I think he should resign,'' Biden said at the White House after giving a Covid-19 update.
Several Dems urged Kevin McCarthy to apologize to Speaker Nancy Pelosi or quit after audio surfaced of him saying it would be "hard not to hit her."
The Justice Department says the Treasury Department must provide a House committee former President Donald Trump's tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi named a second Republican critic of Donald Trump, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, to a committee investigating the Capitol riot.