The former first lady slammed what she called "partisan and unpatriotic" efforts to limit voting, all while urging the Senate to pass a voting rights bill championed by Democrats
Congressional Democrats and President Joe Biden could move to quickly invalidate many federal rules imposed during the waning days of the administration of former President Donald Trump, with or without the cooperation of Republicans.
Democrats in the House passed their signature voting rights and anti-corruption bill, HR-1, on Wednesday. No Republicans crossed party lines to support the bill. With conservatives' hardline opposition to HR-1 comes a host of allegations about what the legislation accomplishes would accomplish.
More than 1 million American workers filed new unemployment claims for the 50th consecutive week.
Polling has shown many Americans have struggled to pay for basic living costs in recent months, as the COVID-19 continues to pose hardships across the nation.
Public support for eliminating student loan debt dropped 16 points when the amount of debt cancellation was increased to $50,000, according to a new Monmouth University survey.
First introduced in 2019, the HR-1, or the For the People Act, is being hailed by some as the next Voting Rights Act, while opponents are pointing to its key provisions as precursors to election fraud and misuse of public funding.
The third round of stimulus checks could reduce eligibility for a stimulus check payment by $20,000 for individuals.
The road to passing President Joe Biden's priority coronavirus relief package just got a lot longer.
The former vice president said H.R. 1, also known as For the People Act, was "a brazen attempt to nationalize elections in blatant disregard of the U.S. Constitution."
Steven Palazzo is being investigated by The Office of Congressional Ethics for allegedly misusing campaign funds to conduct repairs on a $1.2 million riverfront home.
He added on Tuesday it's "not enough to have the vaccine supply" and cited efforts to build up mass vaccination centers.
The House Democrat said Tuesday he was never aware of rumblings or allegations of the New York governor harassing women before three came forward recently with such claims.
Republicans are carrying forward a tough-on-China agenda that's already putting them at odds with their Democratic colleagues. The American Rescue Act is no exception to conservatives' will to impose measures they see as preventing China from enjoying favors from the U.S.
By increasing payments under the Child Tax Credit, American parents could receive a financial boost beyond their stimulus checks.
The moderate Democrat said businesses that are reopening by summer will need their employees back at work.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), who formerly owned a gym affiliated with CrossFit, was blasted by a company spokesperson for spreading "loathsome and dangerous lies" on Monday.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee would "absolutely" back Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski during the 2022 midterm election season, McConnell said Monday.
Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced that the Senate "will take up" President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package after confirming three Cabinet secretaries this week.
"It is an issue that the president remains committed to...That's why he put it in his package," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Monday.
For many people it makes sense to file taxes as soon as possible to maximize their stimulus payments—but some folks would be better off waiting.
If the plan for $1,400 stimulus checks passes the Senate, some Americans could see an increased payment than what they received after the CARES Act.
The Republican lawmaker discussed the state of the GOP following Trump's presidency during an appearance on CNN's 'State of the Union' Sunday morning.
The Democratic New York congresswoman also updated her Instagram followers on what they could expect from the latest COVID relief package.
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a leading minimum wage advocate, said Thursday evening he would continue to push for a $15 minimum wage by looking at ways to raise taxes on companies paying workers less than that.
"Congress must be fully briefed on this matter expeditiously," Kaine said after the Biden administration's first military action since taking office.
Gregg Smith dismissed the freshman Republican's suggestion that Democrats are coming to take away people's guns .
Shortly after Elizabeth MacDonough's ruling, a number of progressives called for the White House to overrule the decision and include the minimum wage increase in the bill.
"Their attacks on trans people and the transgender community are just mean...and show a complete lack of understanding," said the Senate Majority Leader during a press conference on Thursday.
H.R. 1, also known as the For the People Act, has support from 68 percent of likely Republican voters.