Stories tagged: "congress"


In this Aug. 5, 2020, file photo, Activist Cori Bush speaks during a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Rep. Cori Bush Wastes No Time in Working to Hold Seditious Members of Congress Responsible

“They have broken their sacred Oath of Office," a new petition states.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, accompanied by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., right, arrives at a press conference ahead of House votes on H.R. 7027 - the Child Care Is Essential Act and H.R. 7327 - the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
House Democrats Pass Bill With $60 Billion to Help Child Care Providers Recover

The legislation would help parents afford child care and provide funding for personnel training and sanitizing centers.

Congressional leadership including Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of Calif., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, arrive to watch the flag-draped casket of the late Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., as is carried by a joint services military honor guard from Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. (Brendan Smialowski/Pool via AP)
Congress Is ‘Nowhere Near’ a Deal as Unemployment Benefits Expire

While the Senate takes a three-day weekend, 20 million Americans who relied on that financial lifeline will not see their benefits renew after midnight.

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, April 23, 2020. (House Television via AP)
How a Group of Progressive Lawmakers Are Trying to Stop Trump’s Secret Police

As the president sends more federal agents to more cities that don't want them, this group wants to slow down their funding

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Tulsi Gabbard Ends Her Campaign And Endorses Biden

The controversial 38-year-old congresswoman from Hawaii made the announcement in a four-minute video.

Lake Michigan is seen from Oak Creek's Bender Park. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Midwest Senators Push for Renewal of Great Lakes Cleanup Package

Sen. Baldwin is a co-sponsor of the measure that passed the House this week

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Impeachment, drug costs, and other major issues facing Congress in 2020

It's been a tough year for passing new laws, in part due to the Senate’s new-found identity as a “legislative graveyard.”