House Democrats are turning up the pressure on oil companies as high gas prices continue to hurt drivers, with a congressional hearing planned for April to question oil executives.
Congressional Democrats grappled with that phenomenon as they attempted to move the $1.75 trillion “Build Back Better” bill through Congress – before Christmas.
The House and Senate are poised to lift the debt ceiling this week.
A massive bin stuffed with pumpkins appeared in a hallway of the U.S. Capitol shortly after President Biden began a conclave with House Democrats about his struggling domestic agenda last week
President Biden is expected to tell congressional Democrats Thursday morning that they've reached an agreement on a framework for their reconciliation bill.
Democrats will finally pass their $3.5 trillion—or trimmed $1.5 trillion—big, social spending plan by deploying a special process called budget reconciliation to muscle it through the United States Senate.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told his colleagues Wednesday he is prepared to cut a deal with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to prevent a nationwide debt default.
There were a lot of theories about what role President Biden may take on late last week for a visit with House Democrats and how he would win them over to his big infrastructure bill and the social spending package.
Democrats, especially liberals, tout a lofty, ambitious agenda. But can you do that with nominal control of a 50/50 Senate and a three-vote margin in the House? You cannot alter the laws of Congressional physics. And there some who gained and some who lost as Democrats floated back to earth.