Senators worked through the night on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid bill and have approved the package with a 50-49 vote. The bill is on track to pass in the House next week.
Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin have struck a deal over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a nine-hour logjam that had stalled the party’s showpiece $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.
California's school reopening plan was approved by the state legislature Thursday, allocating $6.6 billion to help kids get back in class.
House Democrats passed sweeping voting and ethics legislation Wednesday over unanimous Republican opposition, advancing to the Senate what would be the largest overhaul of the U.S. election law in at least a generation.
House Democrats have rushed to pass the most ambitious effort in decades to overhaul policing.
President Joe Biden’s Cabinet is taking shape at the slowest pace of any in modern history, with just over a dozen nominees for top posts confirmed more than a month into his tenure
The U.S. House is abruptly finishing its work for the week given the threat of violence at the Capitol by a militia group seeking to storm the building, as happened in a deadly siege Jan. 6.
President Joe Biden and Democrats agreed Wednesday to tighten the upper income limits at which people could qualify for stimulus checks, a Democratic official said.
President Joe Biden’s pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition from key Democratic and Republican senators for her controversial tweets.
Democrats’ hopes of including a minimum wage increase in their massive COVID-19 relief bill seem all but dead.
CNN host Chris Cuomo told viewers Monday that he "obviously" couldn't cover the stories surrounding his older brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has been accused of sexual harassment by three women.
Merrick Garland passed the next step on his path to attorney general as the Senate Judiciary Committee voted Monday to advance his nomination.
Donald Trump’s return to the public eye comes at a time in which the Republican Party is still searching for its identity in the post-Trump era.
California's bank account is overflowing. As of January, the state's tax collections were $10.5 billion ahead of projections.
Conservative causes again took center stage on Day 3 of the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Fla.
Democrats are ready to shove a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package through the House on Friday.
The House passed a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package early Saturday, 219-212, that includes $1,400 checks for most Americans and billions of dollars for schools, state and local governments and businesses. Here's a look at some highlights of the legislation.
President Joe Biden’s orders for airstrikes against an Iran-backed militia in Syria this week have garnered criticism from fellow Democrats including Bay Area Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Ca.
The annual conference marks the first significant gathering of Republicans since the election and its aftermath as the party reckons with the faction that continues to support Trump and those who don’t.
Former President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak on Sunday.