The King family took the holiday to highlight Senate Democrats' division over sidestepping the filibuster to pass voting rights legislation.
Proposed legislation on pot could increase federal tax revenues, promote the creation of small businesses, create jobs and enact criminal justice reform.
Democrats' promises haven't been fully realized, poll numbers are in free fall, and the midterms could cost the party the House and maybe the Senate.
The Senate's filibuster rule has forced Democrats to increasingly turn to work-arounds that allow them to pass legislation.
Over several months, lawmakers have struggled to work on a real annual federal spending plan, as Democrats claim Republicans have resisted engaging in serious talks that would advance the effort.
Congress is again careening dangerously close to a government shutdown, with federal funding set to run out at midnight on Friday.
"It's a hell of a deal," Democratic Representative John Yarmuth said about the legislation, a key part of President Joe Biden's economic agenda.
The Arizona Republican congressman, who loses two committee posts, didn't apologize for his social media video and instead argued it was "mischaracterized."
U.S. Representative Paul Gosar faces censure over an animated video he tweeted depicting himself killing his Democratic colleague.
Democrats are hoping that the passage of a signature portion of President Joe Biden's agenda will lift up sagging poll numbers heading into next year's midterm elections.
Trump's chief of staff when a mob of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol now faces potential criminal or civil action.
The former vice president joked that a student's request for advice on meeting a girlfriend in college was a "tough" question.
McConnell won't attend Biden's signing ceremony, but he's happy the infrastructure package passed.
Former Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows' deposition before the House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol riot is set for Friday.
The ad aims to link President Joe Biden's Build Back Better spending plan to new inflation figures.
The attorney said the three alleged perpetrators are football players at their high school and have not been punished.
House leaders finally passed the bipartisan infrastructure bill after a deadlock within the Democratic Party delayed its initial passage in a much-needed victory for President Joe Biden.
"We're working on it," House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told reporters amid stalling over a lengthy procedural maneuver on the chamber's floor.
"We're going to pass both bills, but in order to do so we have to have votes for both bills and that's where we are," Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said.
Biden called to "congratulate" Terry McAuliffe, despite the Virginia Democrat's election loss this week.
President Joe Biden appeared upbeat as his overseas trip came to an end on Tuesday, touting climate change initiatives and progress working with other countries.
President Joe Biden had a sentimental present for Pope Francis during their meeting at the Vatican on Friday.
"It's a big vision—a bigger vision than we've seen in a very long time. It's a transformative agenda," the House Speaker said.
President Biden's agenda has been stalled for weeks in Congress amid Democratic infighting.
The $1.75 trillion price tag falls far short of the more than $3 trillion that Democrats had originally sought, after pushback from moderate Democratic Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema.
Democratic infighting has again created hurdles for what earlier this week appeared to be a path to passage.
"Not every outburst or expression of concern by neighbors among neighbors at a local school board meeting warrants a federal investigation," Senator Lee said.
"As a spokesperson, your job...is to represent the views and thoughts of the person that you're with," Spicer told reporters Friday.
The Senate shot down another attempt at overhauling U.S. voting rights laws on Thursday in a party-line vote.
Senator Joe Manchin, who has been central to negotiations over President Joe Biden's agenda, said he had no control of "rumors."