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Jan. 6 investigators' new challenge: Trump allies pleading the Fifth
Three witnesses with ties to Donald Trump have signaled they intend to invoke their constitutional right against self-incrimination.
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Senate issues rebuke of Biden's workplace vaccine mandate
Most Democrats blasted the repeal effort as “ridiculous” and “anti-science,” and warned it would prolong the pandemic and facilitate the emergence of new Covid variants.
House GOP jockeys for top panel spots after Nunes exit
The Californian's departure opens up his post as top Republican on the Intelligence Committee. He was also in line to lead Ways and Means, where "anybody who says they're not interested is lying."
How Schumer and McConnell got the debt deal done
The agreement to raise the debt ceiling between the two Senate leaders might mark a high point for their relationship. Don't expect it to last.
Dem leaders considering anti-Islamophobia bill to answer Boebert-Omar controversy
An ethics committee referral for the Colorado conservative is also on the table. Either choice, however, falls short of sanction demands by progressives.
House Dems expect Lauren Boebert to be "held accountable" for anti-Muslim remarks
Schumer says Congress is 'on track' to vote on Build Back Better before Christmas
Pelosi asked if the Capitol is safer almost a year after January 6 attack
McConnell and Schumer on private sector vaccine mandates
Senate Dems launch last-ditch effort to change the rules of the chamber
The hope is to pave the way for nominees and, potentially, election reform. It’s not clear how it will work and stakeholders are being hush hush.
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House passes workaround to move forward on raising the debt ceiling
The vote creates a path for Congress to prevent the government from defaulting on more than $29 trillion in debt.
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Senate backs Biden admin weapons sale to Saudi Arabia
At issue was whether to punish the kingdom for its human rights abuses and its involvement in Yemen’s civil war.
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House Republicans seethe over Senate GOP's debt deal
Mitch McConnell's deal on the debt ceiling is just the latest example of the Senate GOP working with Democrats, to the scorn of House Republicans.
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Manchin issues warning about rising inflation, as clock ticks on social spending bill
“We’ve got to make sure we get this right,” the West Virginia Democrat said.
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Congress frets over ‘missed opportunity’ on Russia’s Ukraine aggression
Differences over the annual defense bill emerged as President Joe Biden was meeting virtually with President Vladimir Putin of Russia.
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McConnell pitches GOP on new strategy to raise debt limit
Senate leaders are trying to find a path forward to avoid a debt cliff without Republican votes.
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Meadows pulls out of tentative cooperation deal with Jan. 6 investigators
The move comes as he takes heat from Donald Trump allies for writing a book that addresses the former president's vulnerability while battling Covid.
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