President Biden opens his second year in office with a new focus. Here's a closer look at his agenda and strategy in this midterm election year.
For the first time in half a year, U.S. families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit. A closer look at the impact.
WASHINGTON (AP) — All but conceding defeat, President Joe Biden said Thursday he’s now unsure the Democrats' major elections and voting rights legislation can pass Congress this year. He spoke at the Capitol after a key fellow Democrat, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, dramatically announced her refusal to go along with changing Senate rules to muscle the bill past a Republican filibuster.
Social scientist Dr. Lawrence Eppard is joined by a political scientists to discuss a variety of topics including Joe Manchin, the Electoral Count Act, the future of American political parties, and more!
Go to any store — the grocery store, the clothing store, the drug store – prices are going up on everything. Heck even the Dollar Tree is increasing prices and will no longer offer everything at $1.
Senator Joe Manchin is facing calls from a powerful group close to his heart to reconsider his opposition to the Build Back Better Act: Coal miners.
After months of careful cultivation -- and even a nickname -- the most important relationship in Washington is narrowly weathering its stormie…
It's exactly the scenario Democrats had worked for months to avoid -- but now find themselves confronting.
Sen. Joe Manchin said Sunday he can't back a $2 trillion social safety net bill, dealing a potentially fatal blow to President Biden's signature legislation.
Democrats also announced they have sealed a deal to lower pharmaceutical drug costs for seniors as part of President Biden’s sweeping $1.75 trillion domestic proposal.
Democrats have been trying to keep the spotlight on voting issues in the face of uncertainty about the bill passing.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has tested positive for the coronavirus, the first senator to disclose a breakthrough infection after being vaccinated.
Democrats' attempt to rewrite U.S. election and voting law stalled in the Senate on Tuesday, blocked by a wall of Republican opposition to what would have been the largest overhaul of the electoral system in a generation.
President Joe Biden responded on Wednesday to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's comment that "100%" of his focus is "on stopping this n…
To the victors go the spoils, the old saying goes. And that appears to be what’s happening with the latest COVID relief bill that is now in th…
The House is scheduled to vote Tuesday on the Senate version of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill, a timeline that could s…
After a minimum wage hike was nixed, a deal on jobless benefits was the latest sticking point in a push for a COVID-19 relief bill. Here's the latest.
Before the November election, pressure had been mounting from the Democratic left to eliminate the filibuster, leading Republicans to charge that Democrats would pack the Supreme Court or give statehood to Democratic strongholds such as the District of Columbia. Moderate Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia says he'll block any attempt to eliminate the filibuster, so party progressives may be wasting their breath on this topic now.
Here's a closer look at what could happen after Jan. 20 and over the next two years in a new, barely Democratic era.
OUR VIEW: Wisconsin's senior senator isn't a doctor, but he played one in Washington last week
A former staffer at a veterans hospital in West Virginia pleaded guilty Tuesday to intentionally killing seven patients with fatal doses of insulin.