Reconciliation negotiations test new clout of caregiving advocates

Employment Long sidelined as “women’s issues,” paid leave, Pre-K and other care issues are a focus of Democrats’ negotiations as they finalize their social spending package.

Biden meets with top FDA candidate

Health Care President Joe Biden spoke Friday with Robert Califf, in the clearest sign yet he’s poised to nominate Califf to run the Food and Drug Administration. Robert Califf testifies before the Senate HELP Committee on...

Prosecutors urge conviction of Giuliani associate

Legal A New York jury hears closing arguments in the case charging Florida businessman Lev Parnas with injecting a Russian’s money into U.S. campaigns. Lev Parnas exits the federal court after a hearing in New York...

Biden leans on Scranton. In D.C., Park Avenue may be winning.

White House The president wants to sell his agenda as Scranton v. Park Avenue. But his fellow Democrats aren’t helping.

Trump sues Jan. 6 committee, National Archives

Legal The former president’s lawyers filed the suit in D.C. district court Monday.

Colin Powell dies from Covid complications

Obituaries Often described as the most popular American general since World War II, he shaped the wars in Iraq and became the nation’s first Black secretary of State.

Black Senate candidates crush fundraising expectations

Congress Across the Senate map, Black candidates posted blowout numbers in the most recent campaign reporting period. Democrat Raphael Warnock has taken in $9.5 million over the last 90 days. | Evelyn Hockstein- Pool/Getty Images By MAYA...

Manchin fires back after Sanders pens op-ed in West Virginia paper

CONGRESS Sen. Bernie Sanders’ move to land an op-ed in Manchin’s backyard seems to have crossed the line for the West Virginia senator. Joe Manchin and Bernie Sanders, not pictured above, both serve on Senate Majority...

FDA panel endorses broad use of Johnson & Johnson booster shot

Health care The independent vaccine experts’ vote came after an hours-long discussion of the underlying data J&J submitted to the FDA. A pharmacist administers a Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccination in California. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images By DAVID...

The mild-mannered senator behind a major liberal push

Congress “Damn right, let’s do more of that,” Pennsylvania's genial Bob Casey says to GOP critics of Democrats’ social spending agenda. Sen. Bob Casey is championing an effort to include roughly $250 billion for states to...

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