GOP Blocks Bipartisan Probe Of Deadly Jan. 6 Riot At CapitolThe Senate pushed action into Friday on a bill to create an independent commission to study the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by Donald Trump's supporters.
Stimulus Package Update: Congressional Leaders Move Closer To COVID Relief DealKey lawmakers are approaching a deal on an economic relief package that would include unemployment benefits, but not state and local aid or a liability shield.
Stimulus Package Update: Are Politicians Finally Ready To Make A Deal?With COVID cases spiking nationwide, and the economy set to feel the effects, politicians start to get more serious about a stimulus package.
Stimulus Package Update: Politicians Still Can't Agree On Type Of Aid Or How Much To SpendDemocrats and Republicans agree on the need for a stimulus package, but disagree on specifics like stimulus checks and and the overall cost.
Stimulus Package Update: What Will A Biden Administration Mean For More Aid?Containing the COVID-19 pandemic and rebuilding the economy top the list for the incoming Biden administration, and a stimulus package will be a key component.
Stimulus Package Update: While Politicians Negotiate, Economic Damage ContinuesWith negotiations on a second round of stimulus ongoing, the chance of a package that can pass both the House and Senate seems remote.
Stimulus Package Update: Is A Deal Even Possible At This Point?House Democrats and the Trump administration agreeing on stimulus terms isn't even the biggest obstacle to a stimulus package.
Ravens Call On Majority Leader Mitch McConnell To Bring George Floyd Justice In Policing Act Of 2020 Up For VotePlayers and staff members from the Baltimore Ravens have sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, urging him to bring police reform legislation up for a vote.
Mayor Young Among 214 Mayors Calling On US Senate To Reconvene To Pass Gun LegislationIn a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the mayors cite two bills that had been passed in the House of Representatives earlier this year that they believe would "greatly strengthen the background check system,"
McConnell Now Open To SCOTUS Nomination In Election YearTwo years ago, McConnell blocked a vote on Garland, citing what he said was a tradition of not filling vacancies in a presidential election year.
Protesters Throw Kegger Outside McConnell's HouseProtesters gathered outside the home of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and staged a "confirmation kegger," in the final hours before the Senate prepares for a confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.
McConnell: Dems Should 'Grow Up' and Consider Trump NomineesRepublicans on Sunday defended their party against Democratic complaints that Congress is being forced to consider nominees for Donald Trump's administration without completed ethics reviews.
Md. Awaits Decision: Debt Limit Looms As Shutdown ContinuesFurloughed Marylanders are waiting for a decision. A possible breakthrough in negotiations to end the government shutdown and raise the debt limit could be near.
Opinion: History On The Senate FloorLast week, Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican Minority Leader in the Senate, did the stupidest thing any Senate Leader has done in the history of the Senate: He filibustered a bill he supported within a minute of introducing the legislation.
Opinion: GOP A Party Without A PlanWith one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.