Congress

Pelosi Faces Hurdles with New Oversight Panel for Coronavirus Money

Increasing Congress' oversight ability of coronavirus relief packages faces hurdles, including fierce accusations from Republicans of injecting partisan politics into a global health crisis—tension that could exacerbate talks as Democrats push for more aid amid skyrocketing unemployment numbers.

AOC to Co-Sponsor Bill Banning Stock Trading by Members of Congress

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.) and Rep. Joe Neguse (D-Colo.) also plan to co-sponsor the bill, which comes in the wake of allegations that multiple senators profited off the COVID-19 pandemic by selling their stocks after attending closed-door briefings shortly before markets crashed.

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