Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Friday that Democrats are within striking distance of winning a long-sought agreement on President Biden 's sweeping domestic agenda. Returning to the Capitol from a White House breakfast with the president, the Speaker said there are "a couple outstanding issues" to iron out in the health care arena but that the environmental aspects of the bill "are resolved" and she's "optimistic" that a deal is close.
Democrats in the state House of Representatives are calling for the release of more than $350 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid. That money is from a December 2020 stimulus package. Leadership is characterizing that money as being tied up in Washington D.C., waiting for the state to officially accept...
WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday to find Steve Bannon in criminal contempt of Congress for stonewalling the investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, pressing for information from a close ally of Donald Trump as Republicans moved to insulate the former president from accountability.
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When President Biden unveiled his political blueprint to aid workers and families this spring, he took special care to emphasize one of its key components: a proposal to provide 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave for most Americans. But six months later Democrats are discussing significant cuts to...
Democrats were newly optimistic about reaching an agreement on their huge spending bill, even as President Joe Biden proposes unpopular cuts.
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In a largely party-line vote Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the Jan. 6 select committee’s resolution to recommend that former Trump strategist Steve Bannon be held in contempt of Congress over his refusal to comply with its subpoena. Bannon — who was a private citizen at the time of...
Multiple House Democrats are looking for more transparency from the NFL regarding its investigation into workplace misconduct inside the Washington Football Team. Liz Clarke of the Washington Post reported Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.) sent NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a letter asking him to provide "all documents and communications obtained in connection with the investigation into the WFT, its management, its owners, and any other matter relating to or resulting from the WFT investigation."
This week, the House continued our work For he People by taking steps to advance the Build Back Better agenda, as well as fulfilling our constitutional obligation to investigate the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol. On Thursday, the House passed a bipartisan resolution to cite Steve Bannon for contempt of Congress after he refused to comply with a subpoena issued by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. I am deeply disappointed by many of my Republican colleagues’ failure to fulfill our duties to provide oversight by seeking the testimony of those with information needed to protect our democracy and commend those that chose country over party by voting to hold Mr. Bannon in contempt. Today, the House also passed the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act, ensuring workplace and pay protections for nursing employees in the workforce.
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House Democrats voted Thursday to hold former President Donald Trump's ally Stephen Bannon in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena to turn over documents and provide testimony related to a congressional investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. [. Read:. Bannon Contempt Vote Renews Subpoena Fight...
WASHINGTON (SBG) — House Democrats are pushing back against claims by critics on the right and the left that their child care proposal would have costly unintended consequences for many in the middle class. Democrats have outlined a $450 billion plan to increase access to early childhood care, improve wages...
Davis to House Democrats: Stop Trying to Score Political Points, Help Us Protect This Capitol Instead
Thank you, Madam Speaker. Thank you, to my friend and colleague from Indiana, Mr. Banks. I can tell you when I got elected to serve in this body, almost nine years ago, I didn’t expect to be standing here today to talk about such an important issue. I spent 16...
(CNN) — Forced to pare down their bill to expand the social safety net, Democrats are now having to make tough calls on what they can cut from the proposal, prompting fresh concerns from members who had been working for years on provisions that once had been included in President Joe Biden's Build Back Better agenda and now may be on the chopping block.