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Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court, and D.C....

President Donald Trump at the White House on Saturday introduced federal appeals court Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his Supreme Court nominee, setting off...

‘We’re not through this’: Governors plead with Congress for emergency assistance

WASHINGTON — Democratic governors on Thursday begged Congress to come to the aid of ailing states, which face unexpected expenses as they attempt to...

Senate GOP emergency relief plan leaves out direct aid to states

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans unveiled their latest coronavirus relief proposal Tuesday but were met with swift objections from Democrats.The GOP plan failed to include...

House Democrats pummel postmaster over sharp declines in on-time mail delivery

WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy came under heavy fire Monday for withholding key information about delays in the delivery of mail since he...

House passes bill to boost post office funding by $25 billion,...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House convened a rare weekend session Saturday in an attempt to stop the U.S. Postal Service from allegedly disrupting mail...

Trump moves to extend unemployment benefits, suspend payroll taxes after talks...

President Donald Trump on Saturday circumvented Congress and took action into his own hands, after weeks of unsuccessful negotiations over another coronavirus relief package...

Republican senator presses reluctant GOP leadership for billions in state, local...

WASHINGTON – GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy is making a strong push to rescue ailing state and local governments in a fifth coronavirus relief bill —...

The rent is coming due. Will Congress offer more relief as...

WASHINGTON — The nation’s political leaders return to the capital next week with their sights on a fifth — and perhaps final — round...

House Dems pass massive infrastructure bill; GOP calls it ‘nonsense’

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House cleared a massive $1.5 trillion package Wednesday that backers said would not only shore up the nation’s crumbling infrastructure...

U.S. Senate GOP unveils police reform bill that draws Democratic rebukes

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans unveiled a police reform bill Wednesday that takes a markedly different approach to police reform efforts backed by congressional Democrats.The...

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