What's next for the bill? When can Americans expect to see their $1,400 direct payments? Is there a deadline for final passage? Get the details here.
The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill early Saturday that includes $1,400 direct payments to Americans and a minimum wage hike. It now moves to the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders have a potent dynamic on their side as Congress preps for its first votes on the party’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill: Would any Democrat dare cast the vote that scuttles new President Joe Biden’s leadoff initiative?
Democrats' new majority might soon deliver permanent changes to Virginia's election process - including stricter voter protection laws and expanded ways to cast ballots.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is in a political firestorm over how and when to get more schools open during the coronavirus pandemic, with Republicans seizing on confusion surrounding Biden's goal to reopen a majority of schools within his first 100 days to paint the president as beholden to teachers’ unions at the expense of American families.
ATLANTA (AP) — Road improvements are on hold in the suburban Atlanta town of Union City. In Dayton, Ohio, annual training classes for new police officers and firefighters are slated for cancellation. City agencies in Arlington, Texas, have been cut by up to 8%, with officials bracing for more later this year.
Democrats Introduce Bill to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 by 2025. The Raise the Wage Act of 2021 was introduced on Tuesday. If passed, it would g…
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic-led effort to pass a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package has passed its latest challenge with House committees advancing measures that will soon be combined into a single bill expected to clear the full House by the end of February.
Unemployment benefits will begin to lapse for millions of American In less than a month, putting the pressure squarely on Congress -- and Demo…
People reentering society can become ensnared in a web of barriers to housing, employment and who they can be around — collateral consequences to having a criminal record. Virginia lawmakers want to provide second chances by sealing records.
Donald Trump's unprecedented second impeachment trial ended in acquittal Saturday. Here's a recap of each day of the trial, as well as a look at what happens next.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Republican senators spent an hour talking strategy with lawyers for the accused. The entire Senate served as jurors even though they were also targets of the crime. No witnesses were called. And the outcome was never in doubt.
Seven Republicans voted to convict former President Trump in his Senate trial, easily the largest number to ever vote to find a president of their own party guilty at impeachment proceedings.
Seven Republican senators joined with Democrats in voting to convict and declare former President Donald Trump guilty at the conclusion of his second impeachment trial.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most every Senate juror has said they will listen to the evidence in Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial, but most minds were likely made up before the trial began. Democrats would need a minimum of 17 Republicans to vote with them to convict Trump of incitement of insurrection, and that appears unlikely.
Attorneys for Donald Trump wrapped up their defense in his impeachment trial, arguing he didn’t incite the Jan. 6 rally crowd to riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Donald Trump incited a deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol, put his own vice president in danger and later expressed solidarity with rioters who attempted to overturn the 2020 election in his name, Democrats argued Thursday as they wrapped up opening arguments in Trump's impeachment trial.
House Democrats were using their final hours of opening arguments to pre-emptively rebut efforts by Trump's lawyers to disentangle Trump's wor…
Prosecutors unveiled chilling new security video in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Wednesday, showing gripping scenes of how close the rioters were to the country’s leaders.
Democratic House impeachment managers set out to prove that former President Donald Trump's conduct leading up to the Jan. 6th insurrection ag…