Democrats are not ruling out a procedural move that would allow them to pass another massive coronavirus aid package without support from their Republican colleagues, but the White House says President Joe Biden still prefers a bipartisan measure.
The president already has spent recent days signing executive actions on the environment, racial equity, the economy, and other matters in recent days.
Biden and Democratic leaders in Congress want more money and programs, but GOP lawmakers have balked at the legislation's massive price tag.
The actions are the president's latest moves in an effort to address campaign promises and appease his supporters.
The Biden administration is working to boost the nation's COVID-19 vaccine supply by 200 million additional shots as it sets out to vaccinate as many people as quickly as possible.
"Building a more equitable economy is essential if Americans are going to compete and thrive," Biden's Domestic Policy Council director Susan Rice said Tuesday.
President Joe Biden has upped his goal for COVID-19 vaccinations in the United States—from 100 million in his first 100 days in office to about 150 million. This comes after some argued that his 100 million-doses goal was already on track to be met by the Trump administration.
The Biden administration is avoiding taking a position on whether the U.S. Senate should vote to convict former President Donald Trump on an impeachment charge that he incited the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6.
President Joe Biden will sign two more executive orders on Friday—the latest in a raft of actions he's taken with just the stroke of his pen since taking office on Wednesday.
The U.S. House plans to fast-track the next coronavirus relief package, aiming to have the proposal up for a vote in early February, after Democratic leaders rearranged the schedule to make way for President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion priority proposal.
Biden's administration has set a goal of administering 100 million COVID-19 vaccine shots during his first 100 days in office.
China accused the former officials of undermining Beijing's "national sovereignty, security and development interests."
In his inaugural address, the new president made an appeal to Donald Trump's supporters, urging the country to come together after a bitter election battle
The half-dozen GOP members won't be at the swearing-in ceremony for various reasons.
Donald Trump's presidency is coming to a close, but Trump had a message for his supporters before departing for Florida, where he will take up his post-presidency residence: "We love you. We will be back in some form."
President Donald Trump has declined to grant a pardon to "Tiger King" star Joseph Maldonado-Passage, more commonly known as Joe Exotic.
"We are—and must always be—a land of hope, of light and of glory to all the world," Trump said. "This week, we inaugurate a new administration and pray for its success in keeping America safe and prosperous."
"In our family, the values we share, the character we strive for, the way we view the world—it all comes from home, from Delaware."
"Certainly November's elections did not hand any side a mandate for sweeping ideological change," McConnell said from the Senate floor on Tuesday.
What do Kobe Bryant, Bob Hope and Thomas Jefferson have in common? They are among the more than 200 names President Donald Trump has recommended to be honored in a yet-to-be created National Garden of American Heroes.
Controversial Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene won't be attending the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden this week.
The next president is planning a revamped—and renamed—effort to ramp up the national administration of coronavirus vaccines.
President-elect Joe Biden will unveil a sweeping $1.9 trillion economic and coronavirus relief package during a public address Thursday evening that provides for additional stimulus checks for most Americans and a ramped up COVID-19 testing and vaccines.
Amid an increasingly fractured relationship with the president, the Senate majority leader could pave the way for Trump's impeachment conviction.
"State restrictions on eligibility have obstructed speed and accessibility of administration," Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told reporters Tuesday, announcing that the federal government is encouraging states to loosen their rules about who will qualify for vaccines.
President Donald Trump slammed Congress for weighing a second impeachment of him this week, accusing Democrats of the "continuation of the greatest witch hunt in the history of politics."
President-elect Joe Biden considered his one-time foe for the Democratic presidential nomination, Senator Bernie Sanders, to lead the U.S. Department of Labor in his administration but the razor-thin Democratic control of the U.S. Senate ultimately forced him to choose someone else.
A former top spokeswoman for President Donald Trump's administration is directly blaming Trump for his supporters violently storming the U.S. Capitol this week, and she says the rioters should be referred to as "terrorists."
The mass riot that took place at the U.S. Capitol this week as members of Congress were meeting to certify the presidential election is prompting additional security measures for the January 20 inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on January 20—something President Donald Trump and his most loyal allies couldn't stop, especially after pro-Trump protestors mobbed the U.S. Capitol as lawmakers worked to certify the election results Wednesday.