Eleven Senate Republicans broke ranks Thursday evening to vote with all Democrats to overcome a filibuster so that the debt ceiling deal annou…
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The House passed a stopgap funding bill on Thursday to avert a shutdown by extending government funding through December 3.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Wednesday night that Democrats had reached an agreement with Republicans on a stopgap bill to keep the government funded through early December and will vote Thursday on the measure to avert a shutdown.
The House of Representatives voted to pass legislation on Tuesday to prevent a government shutdown at the end of the month and suspend the nation's borrowing limit, setting up a showdown with Republicans who insist Democrats should act alone to stave off a looming debt crisis. The party line vote was 220-211.
Political activists Reverend William J. Barber II (L) and Reverend Jesse Jackson (C) speak prior to being detained for obstructing traffic dur…
President Joe Biden on Friday touted the country's economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic after the US added 943,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate fell to 5.4%, but said more work needs to be done to vaccinate the rest of the country amid the Delta variant surge.
County election officials confirmed they expect to pick up the 2.1 million ballots on Thursday.
Rep. Liz Cheney, a Wyoming Republican, is seen last month during a House Armed Services Committee hearing at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C…
Senate Democrats suffered a loss on Tuesday when Republican opposition sunk their signature voting and election bill during a key test vote, underscoring the limits of the party's power with the narrowest possible Senate majority.