Pelosi will lead a reduced majority in the House of Representatives as Biden prepares to take office on January 20.
While some economists believe student loan cancellation would benefit many Americans and boost the economy, others question whether it's the best approach to address economic disparities.
The Senate majority leader highlighted Republicans' desire for a "targeted rescue package" amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
Perdue's new ad says the Democrats are pushing for "total Democratic control" in Georgia's runoff elections.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has spoken of a future elsewhere than the U.S. House, prompting speculation she is looking to the Senate.
"More people are in hospitals, more people are dying.... and we're sitting on our hands and that's because Donald Trump is ... such a moron," Schumer said.
A group of progressive New York elected officials made the appeal to the Senate minority leader after the swearing in of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is set to debate Democratic challenger Amy McGrath Monday evening.
Democratic progressives have increasingly voiced support for the idea, but Biden said he opposed it as recently as 2019.
The American people deserve a prompt Supreme Court confirmation process.
GOP Senators Mike Lee and Thom Tillis tested positive for the coronavirus just days after attending a White House event with Barrett.
So far four Democrat senators have said they won't meet with President Trump's Supreme Court Nominee, as they find the process "illegitimate."
"Mostly, I'm looking for somebody that can interpret the Constitution as written," the president said.
The Senate minority leader said McConnell would "hurt his party" by trying to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant Supreme Court seat.
Don't let anyone tell you this issue is governed by other legal provisions, vague "norms" or historical "precedents" such as the so-called "Biden Rule." There are only two principles that apply, both rooted in Article II of the Constitution.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday accused Democrats of taking part in an "endless parade of partisan hysteria" by expressing security concerns about November's election.
Pelosi told Republicans this week that a deal would need to have more than just "Trump checks."
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said there are 20 Senate Republicans who are done giving out federal relief funds for the coronavirus pandemic.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the Republicans are set to unveil their own COVID-19 relief package proposal and are set to hold a vote on it this week.
The Senate minority leader criticized the GOP leadership in the Senate and the White House for their stances on securing another a relief bill.
"These policy announcements provide little real help to families," Democratic leaders said.
If Republicans are willing to come up by a trillion dollars in the negotiating, the Senate minority leader said, the Democrats are ready to meet again.
"Trump announced that if he is re-elected he will permanently defund Social Security," Senator Bernie Sanders warned.
The House Speaker and Senate Minority Leader both warned that President Donald Trump's Saturday executive actions won't work and ultimately take money from workers, Social Security and Medicare.
"President Trump does not have the power to unilaterally rewrite the payroll tax law," GOP Senator Ben Sasse said.
"There's a handful of very big issues that we are still very far apart," Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told reporters.
"We're not going to just keep on coming back every day if we can't get to a deal," said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
Republicans have recently indicated they are now willing to negotiate the amount of the payments to secure a deal.
"The speaker of the House and the Democratic Leader are continuing to say 'our way or the highway,'" Senate Majority Leader McConnell said Monday.