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Seven members of Congress test positive for COVID-19 in one week,...

WASHINGTON — Seven members of the U.S. House and Senate announced during the past week that they have tested positive for COVID-19, marking a...

U.S. House passes new pandemic relief bill, but talks lag on...

WASHINGTON—The U.S. House on Thursday night narrowly passed a slimmed-down $2.2 trillion Democratic coronavirus relief bill that retains hundreds of billions in aid for...

Bush administration ethics lawyer slams hiring of DeJoy as postmaster

WASHINGTON — A top ethics lawyer to President George W. Bush on Monday decried Louis DeJoy’s appointment to postmaster general and called for a...

Why D.C. lawmakers are voting remotely during the pandemic

WASHINGTON —U.S. House Republicans have a new line of attack against some Democrats — they charge they are failing to show up for work.The...

Voting rights legislation named for John Lewis stalled in Congress

Democrats ranging from presidential nominee Joe Biden to party officials in Georgia are pushing for Congress to restore a key element of the Voting...

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...

Postmaster general says he’s suspending post office overhaul until after the...

WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said Tuesday that he will halt a series of sweeping policy changes to the U.S. Postal Service until...

U.S. Senate sets Postal Service hearing as Congress scrambles to respond...

WASHINGTON — A Senate oversight panel will hear from the postmaster general on Friday about sweeping policy changes at the U.S. Postal Service that...

House passes $3 trillion relief bill that’s been declared ‘dead on...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Friday cleared a massive $3 trillion relief bill aimed at blunting the health and economic impacts of the...

U.S. House Democrats unveil $3 trillion pandemic relief bill

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats unveiled an economic relief package of epic proportions Tuesday in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.The sweeping legislation carries a...

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