Aduhelm, an Alzheimer's treatment drug approved by the FDA this week, would cost $56,000 annually and raise Medicare premiums, according to a report.
"Congress needs to continue the successful cash policies that have gotten us to this point," said Adam Ruben, director of Economic Security Project Action.
The New York senator, who once supported tough drug laws, said he changed his mind after seeing how legalization helped Colorado.
"The call to end the antiquated practice of clock changing is gaining momentum throughout the nation," Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said after relaunching a bipartisan bid to alter federal law to allow states to keep daylight saving time permanently.
"Not only do these payments help keep families out of poverty, but they act as economic stimulus," Democratic senators wrote in an open letter to President Joe Biden on Tuesday.
Congressional Democrats are quickly looking for an alternative to support fair wages for workers now that a $15 increase won't be included in President Joe Biden's coronavirus stimulus package.
Just over two decades ago, a dozen senators were already serving in the Senate during former President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial.
"The War on Drugs has been a war on people—particularly people of color," a trio of top Senate Democrats wrote in a joint statement released Monday.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said President Donald Trump is "willfully fanning the flames" of racial unrest and violence because his campaign believes it helps his re-election chances.
"These federal forces are beating, tear gassing and detaining my neighbors," Oregon Senator Ron Wyden said Wednesday.
Partisan bickering and Senate disputes over the HEROES Act have placed doubt on when -- or if -- Americans will receive a second coronavirus relief stimulus check over the coming weeks.
Some Senate Democrats are also expressing concerns about what the HEROES Act could do for the economy.
Senator Wyden claimed that "the general public was also put at risk since your employees were then immediately returned to their communities and jobs at the Department post-deployment, by commercial air flights with no precautions" in a letter to HHS head Alexander Azar Friday.
A previously sanctioned Russian company's investment in a Kentucky aluminum mill has been questioned in a letter published by U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) after concerns over the timing of the investment.
The snooping devices are known as 'Stingrays' and are typically purchased by law enforcement.
Bipartisan calls for Facebook to testify on Capitol Hill intensified Monday as an Oregon senator demanded that Mark Zuckerberg address alleged data abuse.
It was the second request for Trump's returns by Senate Democrats in as many weeks, part of a Democratic campaign to pressure Republicans in Congress into obtaining the documents.
The battle may determine the fate of the president's signature foreign policy achievement.