Senate passes debt limit deal, sending bill to President Joe Biden's desk
"I am pleased, so pleased, to announce that both sides have just locked in an agreement that enables the Senate to pass legislation," Chuck Schumer said.
Full list of House Republicans who voted against debt-ceiling deal
Rep. Scott Perry and other members of the Freedom Caucus voted against the compromise negotiated by President Joe Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
Only Bipartisan Action Can Solve the Border Crisis
Modernizing immigration law with meaningful, permanent solutions that restore dignity and humanity to our immigration system is Congress' job, and we need solution-minded members of both parties to come to the table.
American democracy faces a worsening threat—loneliness, Chris Murphy warns
Senator Christopher Murphy wants a national discussion about social isolation and says it is an issue Democrats and Republicans can agree on.
Full list of Democrats voting to repeal Biden's solar panel plan
A dozen House Democrats helped House Republicans rebuke President Joe Biden's efforts to suspend tariffs on solar panels coming from Asia.
Balanced Budgets Don't Need to Be a Thing of the Past
The budget deficit this fiscal year is projected to be an eye-popping $1.4 trillion. It's time to find a bipartisan fix.
Is No Labels the political group that could upend the 2024 election?
With $70 million in hand, No Labels is laying the groundwork for a 2024 unity ticket to defy the extremes of both parties. Some are terrified of the idea.
I Flipped My Seat Blue. I Know Congress Can Pursue Bipartisan Goals
I was able to flip my seat because I ran a campaign focused on reaching across the aisle to find common-sense solutions.
Josh Hawley pushes TikTok ban after Chinese secret police station arrests
Hawley told Newsweek that the latest arrests in New York further his argument that there needs to be a nationwide ban on the Chinese-owned app TikTok.
This Texas Republican won't let his party get in the way of a border bill
"What if I told you that there are people that don't want [border legislation] to ever pass, and what if they aren't just Democrats?" Tony Gonzales said.
The Consistently Bipartisan Republican House
The new, Republican-led Congress is proving itself to be dramatically different from the Nancy Pelosi-led House.
Josh Hawley's TikTok ban suffers another blow
Another Republican colleague put a wrench in Hawley's plans to get his bill passed with unanimous consent on Wednesday.
Colorado congressman Buck challenges TikTok to pull 'how-to' carjack videos
"By failing to follow their guidelines, they have encouraged a viral and dangerous trend that increased carjackings," Congressman Ken Buck told Newsweek.
Governor: A Big Win for Bipartisanship—and the People of North Carolina
With today's hyper-partisan politics, it's easy to lose hope that compromise can overcome our biggest challenges. But if six years as a Democratic governor with a Republican legislature has taught me anything, it's that persistence and old fashioned coalition building still matter.
Does TikTok ban allow for 20 year prison sentence?
The criminal penalties of the Senate's bipartisan RESTRICT Act includes up to a million dollars in fines and up to 20 years in prison. Here's what that means.
The Media Is Over-Covering Divisiveness. It's Going to Destroy Us
At a time when partisan polarization and demonization are at a high in our country, news outlets are feeding the problem by showing us an incomplete picture.
Senators seek deal to fight gun-fentanyl smuggling over the southern border
"The illicit cross-border economy that smuggles drugs north and weapons south remains a serious risk to ... Arizonans," Senator Sinema told Newsweek.
Don't Play Partisan Games With China Policy
Our country will pay the price if Beijing continues to find ways to exploit our partisan divisions for its own advantage.
Ted Cruz finds common ground with Ilhan Omar over Ohio derailment
The Norfolk Southern train—carrying toxic chemicals—derailed, resulting in a large fire. Smoke engulfed the small town, forcing residents to evacuate.
Joe Biden's State of the Union priorities could be doomed: Experts
Experts gave Biden high marks for the address but warned the GOP-led House will block key policy goals, including a tax on billionaires.
Where's All the Nuance Gone in Political Discourse—And Everything Else?
We are experiencing the death of nuanced discourse in many parts of the world today. Instead, we see black or white debate between two sides, each insisting that they are right and the other wrong in every respect.
I'm a Dem's Chief of Staff and Live With GOP Leadership Staffers
In this age of social media which can foster distrust at a distance, we need to rehumanize Washington to find ways to pass meaningful, bipartisan legislation.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Filibuster
Too often, people's feelings people about the filibuster depend on which party is in power. But they shouldn't.
Ticketmaster draws bipartisan fire from Congress in Taylor Swift hearing
"You have brought together Republicans and Democrats in an absolutely unified cause," Senator Richard Blumenthal told the President of Ticketmaster.
If We Want Congress to Work Differently, We Have to Do Things Differently
Our bipartisan approach to solving problems, coupled with our success at turning ideas into action, offers a roadmap for other congressional committees to follow.
Trump's Tax Shenanigans Show Need for Real Reforms
Let's clean up the individual tax code, using Donald Trump's tax flouting to guide us toward bipartisan fixes.
Democrat Ted Lieu says Donald Trump was "right" about this
The California congressman offered rare praise for the ex-president, whose relationship with Democrats has always been strained.
GE under bipartisan fire from senators for offshoring defense contracts
"One of the hardest things to do in any industry is to train the workers who can do manufacturing," an expert said. "Once you lose that capacity, it's gone."
Expanding the Child Tax Credit Lifted Millions of Children Out of Poverty
In 2021, the government sent nearly every American family up to $300 per child per month for 6 months, then watched to see if it helped.
Kyrsten Sinema tries to win back Democrats with re-election on the line
The Arizona senator has angered party colleagues by blocking several Biden proposals. But she now appears to be reaching out to the base with moves on marriage equality and immigration.