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.
The Supreme Court's landmark ruling in the Bostock case protected employees from being discriminated on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The Equality Act, however, would expand those protections for LGBTQ Americans seeking equal access to healthcare, housing and education.
"Young conservatives view climate change as a threat to American security and prosperity and believe the government should respond accordingly," said Kiera O'Brien of Young Conservatives for Carbon Dividends.
"Congresswoman, this plainly should not have happened," a spokesperson for the social media company acknowledged on Thursday.
After trading barbs on the U.S. House floor over transgender rights, the fight between U.S. Representatives Marie Newman and Marjorie Taylor Greene has taken an even more visible role.
Nearly two months after a mob of angry Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, members of Congress are beginning to dive into the fallout from an attack that left five people dead and many more injured.
Schumer argues that the majority of Republican voters back Biden's stimulus plan but McConnell says the proposal is counterproductive for Americans.
On Tuesday, the Vermont senator, along with six Republicans, opposed Tom Vilsack's confirmation as secretary of agriculture.
"The $15 minimum wage itself is a compromise," said Adam Shah, policy director at Jobs With Justice.
"An $11 or $12 federal minimum wage would be much more palatable to moderate Democrats than a $15 minimum, given that the negative consequences for employment would be much less," said a Moody's Analytics economist.
"We have tens of millions of workers working for starvation wages," Sanders told reporters on Tuesday afternoon. "It is an absolute national disgrace."
"I actually just in the last 24 hours, was informed by the department that they actually had received that report," Steven Sund told lawmakers during a hearing on the deadly Capitol riot.
Stances on relief have shown a partisan split between lawmakers and America's views of Congress are similarly divided.