Stimulus Package Update: Congressional Leaders Move Closer To COVID Relief DealKey lawmakers are approaching a deal on an economic relief package that would include unemployment benefits, but not state and local aid or a liability shield.
Stimulus Package Update: Are Politicians Finally Ready To Make A Deal?With COVID cases spiking nationwide, and the economy set to feel the effects, politicians start to get more serious about a stimulus package.
Stimulus Package Update: Politicians Still Can't Agree On Type Of Aid Or How Much To SpendDemocrats and Republicans agree on the need for a stimulus package, but disagree on specifics like stimulus checks and and the overall cost.
Stimulus Package Update: What Will A Biden Administration Mean For More Aid?Containing the COVID-19 pandemic and rebuilding the economy top the list for the incoming Biden administration, and a stimulus package will be a key component.
Stimulus Package Update: While Politicians Negotiate, Economic Damage ContinuesWith negotiations on a second round of stimulus ongoing, the chance of a package that can pass both the House and Senate seems remote.
Stimulus Package Update: Is A Deal Even Possible At This Point?House Democrats and the Trump administration agreeing on stimulus terms isn't even the biggest obstacle to a stimulus package.
SCOTUS Confirmation May Be Impacted By 3 Senators Testing Positive For COVIDMarielle Mohs looks at how the positive COVID tests of three GOP senators could impact the push to confirm a Supreme Court nomination before Election Day.
Tina Smith Explains Why She'll Vote To Remove Trump From OfficeSmith said she was initially reluctant to go down the road of impeachment, but that changed when she read the Whistleblower report.
'The Senate's Not Broken': McConnell Blames Dems For DivisionThe Senate's majority leader, insisting his chamber won't be irreparably damaged by the bitter fight over new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, is signaling he's willing to take up another high court nomination in the 2020 presidential election season should another vacancy arise.
Senate Votes 51-49 To Push Kavanaugh Nomination ForwardSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing ahead with little room for error.
Sen. McConnell On Mission To Reshape U.S. CourtsAn Associated Press analysis found that roughly two-thirds of the judges who have been confirmed under Trump are white men.
Government Shutdown Starts On Trump's Inaugural AnniversaryAmericans awoke Saturday to learn that bickering politicians in Washington had failed to keep their government in business.
McConnell: Tax Bill Won't Add To Nation's Debt WoesFresh off his biggest legislative victory of the year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is disputing projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes.
Despite Tensions, Trump & McConnell Make Show Of UnityDonald Trump and Mitch McConnell have reaffirmed their alliance of necessity in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences. The garrulous president claimed they were longtime friends, now closer than ever; the reserved Senate Republican leader allowed that they share goals and speak often.
Trump Slams McConnell Over Collapse Of Obamacare RepealPresident Donald Trump scolded his own party's Senate leader on Wednesday for the crash of the Republican drive to repeal and rewrite the Obama health care law, using Twitter to demand of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, "Why not done?"