Meet the donors at the heart of the latest indictment of a member of...

Legal Rep. Jeff Fortenberry faces charges of lying to the FBI. Even after the DOJ stepped in, the middleman continued to give. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, March 27, 2019,...

Dems see a $1 trillion-plus deal within reach — but not until next week

Congress The party is close to selling Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema, its chief centrist holdouts, on the specifics of the spending bill. President Joe Biden had breakfast with Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday. |...

Democrats Search for Path on Voting Rights Amid Republican Blockade

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats crashed once again Wednesday into the seemingly impenetrable Republican wall blocking new voting rights legislation, leaving them with a simple question: Now what? If it was not obvious before, it is...

House Democrats brace for Senate staredown over paid family medical leave

Senior House Democrats are braced for battle with the Senate over whether paid family medical leave — a key priority for progressives — will be included in President Biden’s final budget reconciliation bill, lawmakers...

Dems find their anti-Rubio warrior in Val Demings

Florida The Florida congresswoman is amassing an army of small donors.

The political peril that Biden didn’t see coming

Finance The current inflation spike now appears to be on track to persist deep into 2022. Gas prices nearing $5 per gallon are displayed at Valero and Chevron stations on Oct. 12, 2021 in Mill Valley,...

Jan. 6 investigators move to hold Bannon in contempt

congress The chair of the House panel probing the Jan. 6 attack said the committee will vote on whether to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress. Investigators announced subpoenas of Bannon and three other former...

House, Senate Democrats at odds over whether to slash paid leave plan

Employment The Senate and House committees with jurisdiction have been at odds over spending $300 billion or $494 billion, respectively, on the program for a while, a source familiar with the conversations said. Advocates say that...

Congress punts debt limit crisis into December

Congress After failing to raise the debt ceiling through the midterms next year as Democrats had planned, the House followed the Senate’s lead and delayed it to December.

Dems thought giving voters cash was the key to success. So what happened?

Politics The benefits were handed out. But they don’t seem to be translating politically. In some cases, voters don’t even credit Biden for them. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks during a news conference about the...

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