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Congress preps for next round of coronavirus relief

WASHINGTON — Congress is gearing up for additional coronavirus response legislation that aims to build on the first three massive relief packages.The next bill could...

COVID-19 threatens census. At stake: money, political power

WASHINGTON — It’s National Census Day.Organizations across the country are marking the occasion with webinars, virtual rallies, Twitter chats and other digital events throughout the week....

Floridians can expect financial help in the $2 trillion federal relief...

UPDATE: State and local governments in Florida will receive an estimated $8.3 billion out of a $150 billion program in the $2.2 trillion CARES...

Trump EPA chief to Congress: Cut my funding

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler wants Congress to deeply cut funding for his own agency in the next fiscal year.The...

U.S. House votes to check President Trump on military action against...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Thursday on a resolution to curtail President Donald Trump’s ability to take military action against Iran without first...

Congress reaches landmark deal on paid family leave for federal employees 

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a landmark agreement on paid parental leave for federal workers that could institute paid time off for civilian employees...

Massive trade deal presents political conundrum for Dems and concerns for...

WASHINGTON — With only a few legislative days left before Congress adjourns for the year, U.S. House Democrats are eager to show that they...

Back in their districts, here’s how Democrats are talking about impeachment

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats are spending the Thanksgiving recess hammering President Trump for allegedly soliciting foreign interference in U.S. elections as they prepare...

Amid protests, turmoil, and transparency issues, FL lawmakers in Congress skipped...

WASHINGTON — On a Monday in mid-October, Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz barged into an impeachment inquiry deposition he wasn’t authorized to attend. “Mr. Gaetz,...

Dems in Congress battle U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over student...

WASHINGTON — A long-simmering feud between U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and congressional Democrats over student loan forgiveness is heating up as hundreds of...

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