The federal government spend a staggering $6.8 trillion in fiscal year 2021 and borrowed about 40 cents on every dollar, the Treasury Department announced Friday.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will finalize an agreement on a $2 trillion social spending bill and pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill.
Republican Reps. Jim Banks and Marjorie Taylor Greene were dinged by Twitter this week for saying that Rachel Levine, a transgender Biden administration official, was a man.
Merrick Garland’s memo about angry parents at school board meetings was a flashpoint in his appearance Thursday before the House Judiciary Committee, with Republicans accusing the attorney general of chilling time-honored dissent in communities grappling with issues such as critical race theory and mask mandates.
Republican Glenn Youngkin has embraced much of the Trumpian policy playbook in his bid for Virginia’s governor’s mansion, with a glaring exception of the illegal immigration issue.
Congressional Democrats redoubled their efforts Thursday to finalize President Biden’s multitrillion-dollar expansion of the social safety net, with both moderates and progressives arguing the time has come for a deal to be made.
The House on Thursday voted to hold former Trump adviser Steve Bannon in criminal contempt after failing to appear for a deposition before the committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
Sen. Joe Manchin III admitted on Thursday that he had broached the topic of a party switch with fellow Democrats as a way to give them cover for his intransigence on President Biden’s multitrillion-dollar expansion of the federal safety net.
Vice President Kamala Harris stumped for Democrat Terry McAuliffe on Thursday, urging supporters to make sure they turn out in the razor-tight race for the governorship.