This week: Democrats return to Russia tensions, looming Supreme Court fight

This week: Democrats return to Russia tensions, looming Supreme Court fight

This post was originally published on this siteCongress is returning from a one-week break facing an increasingly full plate, as they juggle President Biden’s legislative agenda, looming deadlines and growing tensions with Russia. Democrats are facing a mash up of competing priorities: They…

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Nancy Pelosi is running for reelection

Nancy Pelosi is running for reelection

This post was originally published on this site  Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during her weekly press conference, Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 at the Capitol in Washington. Pelosi announced that she is running for reelection on Jan. 25, 2020, via Twitter. | Associated Press Speaker of...

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Cooper becomes latest House Democrat to not seek reelection

Cooper becomes latest House Democrat to not seek reelection

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) announced Tuesday that he will not seek reelection this year, citing new congressional district lines that split up his home city of Nashville, which he’s represented in Congress for decades. Cooper…

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FBI and Texas Democrats Rep. Henry Cuellar confirm ‘investigation’ involving Cuellar, offer few details

FBI and Texas Democrats Rep. Henry Cuellar confirm ‘investigation’ involving Cuellar, offer few details

FBI and Texas Democrats Rep. Henry Cuellar confirm ‘investigation’ involving Cuellar, offer few details

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Schumer prepares for Senate floor showdown with Manchin, Sinema

Schumer prepares for Senate floor showdown with Manchin, Sinema

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is finally giving his progressive colleagues a chance to vent their frustrations with Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) over the stalled Democratic agenda.With Democratic control…

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A year after mobilizing for Biden, young supporters feel let down on immigration

A year after mobilizing for Biden, young supporters feel let down on immigration

This post was originally published on this site Young people helped mobilize voters for President Biden. Many now feel Biden hasn’t pushed hard enough to deliver on the immigration goals he set. (Image credit: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

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How Republicans are driving the national agenda, even though Democrats hold unified control of government

How Republicans are driving the national agenda, even though Democrats hold unified control of government

This post was originally published on this siteRepublican-controlled state legislatures across the country are approving a wave of new voting restrictions on virtually party-line votes that require only a simple majority to pass. The US Supreme Court has likewise decided the key voting rights rulings that helped trigger this surge...

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If Democrats can’t pass their agenda now, they may not get another chance for years. Here’s why

If Democrats can’t pass their agenda now, they may not get another chance for years. Here’s why

This post was originally published on this siteThe last four times a president went into midterm elections holding unified control of the White House, Senate and House of Representatives, as Joe Biden and Democrats do now, voters have revoked it.

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This week: Democrats face crunch time on voting rights

This week: Democrats face crunch time on voting rights

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are hitting a crucial stretch in their push to pass voting rights legislation ahead of the 2022 election. With Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) vowing to bring up a vote on changing the Senate rules to allow Democrats…

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Senate Democrats grow less confident in Manchin

Senate Democrats grow less confident in Manchin

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Democrats are growing less and less confident about whether Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) wants to strike a legislative deal with President Biden.The lack of negotiations with Manchin since Congress returned from the Christmas recess and Manchin…

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