Republican and Democratic senators are threatening to hold up confirmation of officials at the State and Defense Departments in response to President Biden’s handling of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.Republicans have been more vociferous in...
Tensions are flaring among congressional Democrats amid growing red lines over the party’s $3.5 trillion spending plan.The frustrations among Democrats, which have simmered for weeks, are boiling over as lawmakers return to Washington and...
Democrats are kicking off a chaotic fall this week, full of must-hit deadlines and a lengthy to-do list that will make or break President Biden’s legislative agenda. The Senate returns on Monday from the weeks-long August break, while the House...
Biden called China's Xi because lower-level talks were going nowhere, White House says
A rift is starting to emerge between the chairmen of the two tax-writing committees on Capitol Hill over the size and details of Democratic plans to pay for President Biden’s broad economic agenda. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D...
Biden adds 'urgent' funding request for natural disaster relief, Afghan resettlement to busy September calendar
The path of the U.S. economic recovery is looking increasingly tenuous — and that could further complicate life for President Biden, whose approval ratings have sagged in recent weeks.The August jobs report came in far below expectations heading...
Lawmakers are pushing for billions in federal funding to boost global COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing in Democrats' coming $3.5 trillion package, arguing that the Biden administration needs to do more to fight the pandemic worldwide and prevent...
President Biden on Tuesday will survey damage from the remnants of Hurricane Ida in New York and New Jersey, which killed more than 40 people. The visit comes after a few tumultuous weeks for Biden.
Democrats are grappling with how to avert a government shutdown while advancing infrastructure and budget bills at the heart of President Joe Biden's agenda.
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