Posted: 2020-10-24 03:59:03
Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.), the head of House Democrats’ campaign arm, is facing an increasingly competitive reelection bid to represent Illinois’ 17th District.  Bustos, the chair of ...
Posted: 2020-10-23 09:56:04
The four progressive congresswomen known as "the squad" on Friday urged the United Nations to investigate whether alleged forced medical procedures on migrant women amounted to human rights ...
Finger-pointing picks up in COVID-19 relief f...

Finger-pointing picks up in COVID-19 relief fight


The blame game is heating up as it becomes increasingly clear there will be no new COVID-19 relief deal before the elections.Even as party leaders inch closer to a deal on another huge packa...
Posted: 2020-10-23 09:12:19
Finger-pointing picks up in COVID-19 relief fight
The blame game is heating up as it becomes increasingly clear there will be no new COVID-19 relief deal before the elections.Even as party leaders inch closer to a deal on another huge packa...
Ocasio-Cortez says Biden vote can be 'ta...

Ocasio-Cortez says Biden vote can be 'tactical' effort to support marginalized communities


Progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Friday cautioned voters who may be wary of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden against holding back their support because they fea...
Posted: 2020-10-23 09:08:56
Ocasio-Cortez says Biden vote can be 'tactical' effort to support marginalized communities
Progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Friday cautioned voters who may be wary of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden against holding back their support because they fea...
AOC: Speech to 'expose' Yoho part o...

AOC: Speech to 'expose' Yoho part of effort to break 'chain of abuse'


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said Friday that her floor speech in response to a profanity-laced exchange with Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) over the summer was designed to fight backlash ...
Posted: 2020-10-23 08:01:15
AOC: Speech to 'expose' Yoho part of effort to break 'chain of abuse'
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said Friday that her floor speech in response to a profanity-laced exchange with Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) over the summer was designed to fight backlash ...

Posted: 2020-10-23 04:05:39
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Friday rejected President Trump's rosy assessment that the country is winning the fight against the coronavirus, saying there's a long road ahead while cal...
Posted: 2020-10-23 01:51:25
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday hit back at President Trump after he referred to her as "AOC" during the presidential debate, saying it is an advertisement for his “disr...
House lawmakers call for continued assistance...

House lawmakers call for continued assistance to Lebanon


A bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging the Trump administration to ensure that continued assistance is provided to the Lebanese people and action is taken to prevent taxpayer dollars fro...
Posted: 2020-10-22 08:08:31
House lawmakers call for continued assistance to Lebanon
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging the Trump administration to ensure that continued assistance is provided to the Lebanese people and action is taken to prevent taxpayer dollars fro...
House Democrats threaten to subpoena HHS over...

House Democrats threaten to subpoena HHS over allegations of political interference at CDC


House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.), chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, threatened Thursday to issue subpoenas in the panel's in...
Posted: 2020-10-22 07:25:45
House Democrats threaten to subpoena HHS over allegations of political interference at CDC
House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.), chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, threatened Thursday to issue subpoenas in the panel's in...
Pelosi cites progress, but says COVID-19 reli...

Pelosi cites progress, but says COVID-19 relief deal might be post-election


Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said a deal is nearing on a COVID-19 relief package, but that it might not happen before Election Day. She also sought to put the onus on the GOP Senate over...
Posted: 2020-10-22 05:33:23
Pelosi cites progress, but says COVID-19 relief deal might be post-election
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said a deal is nearing on a COVID-19 relief package, but that it might not happen before Election Day. She also sought to put the onus on the GOP Senate over...

Posted: 2020-10-22 04:11:37
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday said Iran is a “bad actor” but not on par with Russia in terms of seeking to influence the U.S. election. Pelosi and other Democrats sought t...
Posted: 2020-10-22 04:02:49
Democrats lead in races for three of Iowa’s four congressional districts, according to Monmouth University polling released Thursday.Iowa was a key state for Republicans to make a dent to ...
McCarthy faces pushback from anxious Republic...

McCarthy faces pushback from anxious Republicans over interview comments


House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) is facing pushback after claiming in a recent interview that he is likely to keep his job as the top Republican in the House even if the GOP c...
Posted: 2020-10-22 12:06:10
McCarthy faces pushback from anxious Republicans over interview comments
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) is facing pushback after claiming in a recent interview that he is likely to keep his job as the top Republican in the House even if the GOP c...
Power players play chess match on COVID-19 ai...

Power players play chess match on COVID-19 aid


A chess match has emerged over a new round of COVID-19 relief, with multiple players arguing over timing as larger political implications shadow the talks.President Trump, worried about sink...
Posted: 2020-10-21 09:34:02
Power players play chess match on COVID-19 aid
A chess match has emerged over a new round of COVID-19 relief, with multiple players arguing over timing as larger political implications shadow the talks.President Trump, worried about sink...
Biden endorses Texas Democratic House candida...

Biden endorses Texas Democratic House candidate Julie Oliver


Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has thrown his support behind progressive congressional candidate Julie Oliver in her race for a House seat in central Texas.Oliver is challengin...
Posted: 2020-10-21 06:20:24
Biden endorses Texas Democratic House candidate Julie Oliver
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has thrown his support behind progressive congressional candidate Julie Oliver in her race for a House seat in central Texas.Oliver is challengin...

Posted: 2020-10-21 05:31:30
A bullish Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) suggested Wednesday that a bipartisan deal on coronavirus relief is imminent, vowing that Congress will deliver another massive round of emergency a...
Posted: 2020-10-21 05:17:40
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday hammered President Trump over a new report that he has an undisclosed bank account in China, calling it a serious “national security issue” s...
Clyburn predicts action on coronavirus relief...

Clyburn predicts action on coronavirus relief after elections


House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) on Wednesday predicted that lawmakers won't act on a coronavirus relief package until the lame-duck session after the Nov. 3 elections."The electio...
Posted: 2020-10-21 04:02:50
Clyburn predicts action on coronavirus relief after elections
House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) on Wednesday predicted that lawmakers won't act on a coronavirus relief package until the lame-duck session after the Nov. 3 elections."The electio...
Ocasio-Cortez draws hundreds of thousands of ...

Ocasio-Cortez draws hundreds of thousands of viewers on Twitch livestream


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-N.Y.) entrance into the Twitch online gaming community became one of the most-watched streams in the platform's history as more than half a million people ...
Posted: 2020-10-21 12:13:09
Ocasio-Cortez draws hundreds of thousands of viewers on Twitch livestream
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-N.Y.) entrance into the Twitch online gaming community became one of the most-watched streams in the platform's history as more than half a million people ...
Democrats, GOP fighting over largest House ba...

Democrats, GOP fighting over largest House battlefield in a decade


GLENDALE, Ariz. — Democrats and Republicans battling for control of the House are bombarding television sets across the nation with hundreds of millions of dollars in paid advertising in t...
Posted: 2020-10-21 10:01:00
Democrats, GOP fighting over largest House battlefield in a decade
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Democrats and Republicans battling for control of the House are bombarding television sets across the nation with hundreds of millions of dollars in paid advertising in t...

Posted: 2020-10-20 10:42:58
A group of House Democrats introduced legislation on Tuesday that provides grants to cities to allow trained mental health professionals to respond to 911 calls for a person in a mental hea...
Posted: 2020-10-20 10:17:21
After months of slow-moving talks on another round of coronavirus relief, the top negotiators on Tuesday appeared to be where they’ve been for weeks: making some progress but without a maj...
McCarthy: 'I would think I already have ...

McCarthy: 'I would think I already have the votes' to remain as House GOP leader


House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) expressed confidence that he would retain his leadership position even if Democrats expand their House majority in November.“I think I’m a...
Posted: 2020-10-20 01:44:33
McCarthy: 'I would think I already have the votes' to remain as House GOP leader
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) expressed confidence that he would retain his leadership position even if Democrats expand their House majority in November.“I think I’m a...
Sides tiptoe towards a COVID deal, but breakt...

Sides tiptoe towards a COVID deal, but breakthrough appears distant


Party leaders racing for an elusive deal on a coronavirus stimulus package claimed more progress on Monday, but the slow, incremental headway appeared far short of the breakthrough needed to...
Posted: 2020-10-19 09:39:09
Sides tiptoe towards a COVID deal, but breakthrough appears distant
Party leaders racing for an elusive deal on a coronavirus stimulus package claimed more progress on Monday, but the slow, incremental headway appeared far short of the breakthrough needed to...
Pelosi: White House made 'unacceptable c...

Pelosi: White House made 'unacceptable changes' to testing language during negotiations on coronavirus stimulus


Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) accused White House officials of making "unacceptable changes" to language concerning funding for COVID-19 testing efforts in the framework of an emerging co...
Posted: 2020-10-18 08:28:52
Pelosi: White House made 'unacceptable changes' to testing language during negotiations on coronavirus stimulus
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) accused White House officials of making "unacceptable changes" to language concerning funding for COVID-19 testing efforts in the framework of an emerging co...

Posted: 2020-10-18 04:59:55
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) gave the White House a 48-hour deadline for the coronavirus stimulus deal, her top aide tweeted Saturday night. Pelosi’s deputy chief of staff Drew Hammill...
Posted: 2020-10-18 02:24:06
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Sunday that the chances of passing a COVID-19 stimulus package before the election depend on the Trump administration.Pelosi said ABC’s “This We...
Latest Mnuchin-Pelosi call produces 'enc...

Latest Mnuchin-Pelosi call produces 'encouraging news on testing' for stimulus package


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) deputy chief of staff Drew Hammill said Saturday that there has been some "encouraging news on testing" following the speaker's call with Treasury Se...
Posted: 2020-10-18 03:41:23
Latest Mnuchin-Pelosi call produces 'encouraging news on testing' for stimulus package
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) deputy chief of staff Drew Hammill said Saturday that there has been some "encouraging news on testing" following the speaker's call with Treasury Se...
Pelosi defends not speaking to Trump for an e...

Pelosi defends not speaking to Trump for an entire year


Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Friday defended not speaking to President Trump for the past year and maintained it's more productive to work with White House intermediaries like Treasury...
Posted: 2020-10-16 10:24:10
Pelosi defends not speaking to Trump for an entire year
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Friday defended not speaking to President Trump for the past year and maintained it's more productive to work with White House intermediaries like Treasury...
Republicans increasingly seek distance from T...

Republicans increasingly seek distance from Trump


More and more Republicans are running for the lifeboats.With President Trump sinking in the polls less than three weeks before the November elections, a growing number of GOP lawmakers are s...
Posted: 2020-10-16 10:00:55
Republicans increasingly seek distance from Trump
More and more Republicans are running for the lifeboats.With President Trump sinking in the polls less than three weeks before the November elections, a growing number of GOP lawmakers are s...

Posted: 2020-10-16 05:37:13
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is touting new fundraising numbers in its effort to flip several swing districts in November, pointing to GOP challengers who raised mo...
Posted: 2020-10-16 03:52:38
Progressive Democrats on Friday called on Senate leadership to oppose the confirmation of any nominee to an executive branch position who is a lobbyist or former lobbyist for any corporate c...
Pelosi and Trump go a full year without speak...

Pelosi and Trump go a full year without speaking


Friday marks a full year since Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and President Trump last spoke to each other.The anniversary of sorts underscores the historic level of dysfunction and discord...
Posted: 2020-10-16 10:00:09
Pelosi and Trump go a full year without speaking
Friday marks a full year since Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and President Trump last spoke to each other.The anniversary of sorts underscores the historic level of dysfunction and discord...
Pelosi: Mnuchin says Trump will lobby McConne...

Pelosi: Mnuchin says Trump will lobby McConnell on big COVID-19 deal


Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested Thursday that President Trump will press Senate Republicans to accept a massive coronavirus relief package if a deal with Democrats emerges, accor...
Posted: 2020-10-15 10:24:10
Pelosi: Mnuchin says Trump will lobby McConnell on big COVID-19 deal
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested Thursday that President Trump will press Senate Republicans to accept a massive coronavirus relief package if a deal with Democrats emerges, accor...
GOP congressman condemns Trump-promoted theor...

GOP congressman condemns Trump-promoted theory that Bin Laden killing was a hoax


An outgoing Republican congressman blasted President Trump for amplifying a baseless conspiracy theory that the Navy SEALs who killed Osama bin Laden actually killed a body double and were l...
Posted: 2020-10-15 09:43:45
GOP congressman condemns Trump-promoted theory that Bin Laden killing was a hoax
An outgoing Republican congressman blasted President Trump for amplifying a baseless conspiracy theory that the Navy SEALs who killed Osama bin Laden actually killed a body double and were l...

Posted: 2020-10-15 07:10:49
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), a founding member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, will back Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) staying on as minority leader even if the GOP loses more House ...
Posted: 2020-10-15 05:32:46
Shortly after Donald Trump upset Hillary Clinton in 2016, Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.) called then-Vice President Joe Biden and told him he needed to run for president in 2020.“I knew he w...
Race heats up for top GOP post on powerful En...

Race heats up for top GOP post on powerful Energy and Commerce Committee


The race to succeed the top Republican on the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee is heating up as House GOP lawmakers begin currying support for their candidacies.Reps. Michael Burgess (...
Posted: 2020-10-15 10:00:21
Race heats up for top GOP post on powerful Energy and Commerce Committee
The race to succeed the top Republican on the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee is heating up as House GOP lawmakers begin currying support for their candidacies.Reps. Michael Burgess (...
Michigan Republican isolating after positive ...

Michigan Republican isolating after positive coronavirus test


Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.) said Wednesday that he is self-isolating after taking a rapid coronavirus test that came back positive ahead of a planned appearance with Vice President Pence, ...
Posted: 2020-10-14 06:23:04
Michigan Republican isolating after positive coronavirus test
Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.) said Wednesday that he is self-isolating after taking a rapid coronavirus test that came back positive ahead of a planned appearance with Vice President Pence, ...
Pelosi, Mnuchin continue COVID-19 talks amid ...

Pelosi, Mnuchin continue COVID-19 talks amid dwindling odds for deal


The top negotiators fighting for a deal on emergency coronavirus relief spoke again on Wednesday as they face increasingly dismal odds to secure an agreement before Election Day.The hourlong...
Posted: 2020-10-14 05:19:21
Pelosi, Mnuchin continue COVID-19 talks amid dwindling odds for deal
The top negotiators fighting for a deal on emergency coronavirus relief spoke again on Wednesday as they face increasingly dismal odds to secure an agreement before Election Day.The hourlong...

Posted: 2020-10-14 02:14:41
Small gatherings are increasingly becoming a source of COVID-19 infection around the country, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield warned governors on a ...
Posted: 2020-10-13 10:52:04
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday defended holding out for a more expansive COVID-19 economic relief package than the current proposal offered by the Trump administration in an unus...
Pelosi, citing 'leverage' over Trum...

Pelosi, citing 'leverage' over Trump, holds strong to $2.2T in COVID-19 aid


Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday shot down entreaties from some Democrats to cut a $1.8 trillion deal with the White House on coronavirus relief, arguing that President Trump's pl...
Posted: 2020-10-13 06:52:13
Pelosi, citing 'leverage' over Trump, holds strong to $2.2T in COVID-19 aid
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday shot down entreaties from some Democrats to cut a $1.8 trillion deal with the White House on coronavirus relief, arguing that President Trump's pl...
Pocan won't seek another term as Progres...

Pocan won't seek another term as Progressive Caucus co-chair


Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) said Tuesday that he won't seek another term leading the Congressional Progressive Caucus, opening up a key position in House Democrats' liberal wing in the next ses...
Posted: 2020-10-13 06:24:18
Pocan won't seek another term as Progressive Caucus co-chair
Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) said Tuesday that he won't seek another term leading the Congressional Progressive Caucus, opening up a key position in House Democrats' liberal wing in the next ses...
Two ethics groups call on House to begin impe...

Two ethics groups call on House to begin impeachment inquiry against Barr


Two ethics groups are calling on the House of Representatives to begin impeachment proceedings against Attorney General William Barr, alleging he has used the role for political reasons to s...
Posted: 2020-10-13 01:23:17
Two ethics groups call on House to begin impeachment inquiry against Barr
Two ethics groups are calling on the House of Representatives to begin impeachment proceedings against Attorney General William Barr, alleging he has used the role for political reasons to s...

Posted: 2020-10-12 07:52:24
President Trump's last-ditch effort to secure another enormous package of emergency coronavirus relief is being threatened by an unusual group: his GOP allies in Congress.For almost four yea...
Posted: 2020-10-12 05:18:22
Marjorie Taylor Greene, a House GOP candidate who has shown support for QAnon, sparred with Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Va.) on Twitter over the weekend regarding a recent House-passed resolut...
Pelosi calls Trump administration policies on...

Pelosi calls Trump administration policies on testing and tracing inadequate


Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called President Trump’s administration’s policies on coronavirus testing and tracing inadequate on Sunday as dozens of states report rising COVID-19 case...
Posted: 2020-10-11 05:54:41
Pelosi calls Trump administration policies on testing and tracing inadequate
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called President Trump’s administration’s policies on coronavirus testing and tracing inadequate on Sunday as dozens of states report rising COVID-19 case...
Schiff: If Trump wanted more infections '...

Schiff: If Trump wanted more infections 'would he be doing anything different?'


Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Thursday tore into President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, warning that a rally he plans to hold at the White House on Saturday runs the risk of sprea...
Posted: 2020-10-10 01:54:07
Schiff: If Trump wanted more infections 'would he be doing anything different?'
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Thursday tore into President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, warning that a rally he plans to hold at the White House on Saturday runs the risk of sprea...
Trump fuels and frustrates COVID-19 relief ta...

Trump fuels and frustrates COVID-19 relief talks


Washington is waiting for President Trump to make up his mind on coronavirus relief.In just the past week, the president has shifted from chief cheerleader for a massive deal to principal pe...
Posted: 2020-10-09 09:45:08
Trump fuels and frustrates COVID-19 relief talks
Washington is waiting for President Trump to make up his mind on coronavirus relief.In just the past week, the president has shifted from chief cheerleader for a massive deal to principal pe...