Biden doesn't penalize crown prince despite promise to punish senior Saudi leaders
Despite promising to punish senior Saudi leaders while on the campaign trail, President Joe Biden declined to apply sanctions to the one the US intelligence community determined is responsible for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Democrat launches campaign to unseat Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene
Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has her first public Democratic challenger after Holly McCormack announced her plans this week to challenge the conspiracy theorist for her seat in the heavily GOP district in Georgia.
Several Republicans tell House they can't attend votes due to 'public health emergency.' They're slated to be at CPAC.
Several of former President Donald Trump's closest Republican allies in the House have skipped Friday's votes and enlisted their colleagues to vote on their behalf, signing letters saying they can't attend "due to the ongoing public health emergency."
Biden administration plans to open another tent facility for migrants on the Texas border
The Biden administration is planning to open another facility in Del Rio, Texas, to expand processing capacity for children and families arriving at the US-Mexico border, a Department of Homeland Security official confirmed to CNN.
Two GOP lawmakers who supported the Equality Act in 2019 changed their votes this time
Two House Republicans who voted in 2019 to support the Equality Act flipped their votes Thursday and opposed the legislation, which intends to protect people from being discriminated based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Senate Democrats look for alternative ways to boost minimum wage after suffering setback
Senate Democrats are scrambling to find a new way to force a minimum wage increase as part of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief package after suffering a major setback Thursday night when the Senate parliamentarian ruled against including a $15 minimum wage in the legislation.
50 prominent men join push for 'Marshall Plan for Moms' proposal
Fifty prominent men, including business leaders, athletes and actors, are backing a proposal that would pay moms $2,400 a month for their "unpaid labor at home," as record numbers of women have left the workforce due to the coronavirus pandemic and the economic crisis.
House to vote on Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief package Friday
The House of Representatives will vote on Friday to approve President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package, a major step toward enacting the first legislative priority of the new administration as the devastating fallout from the spread of Covid-19 has left Americans in dire need of further relief.