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Democrats Express Fresh Reservations About Brett Kavanaugh's FBI Background Check.
Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are raising new concerns about the FBI's background investigation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, after the bureau revealed that it had received thousan…

Democrats May Give A New Lease On Life To A 'forgotten' Disability Program.
Democrats

This year may be Democrats' last chance for a long time to pass major legislation that will alleviate hardship for many families and workers, and they must make difficult decisions about which polic…

Texas Rep. And Former Trump Doc Contracts Suffer From 'Whataboutism'
Coronavirus

Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-Texas), the former White House physician who has recently contracted a severe case of "whataboutism," deserves our thoughts and prayers. Jackson, who previously worked as Dona…

According To The Democratic Plan, More Than 8 Million Children Could Receive Subsidized Child Care.
Joe Biden

President Joe Biden and Democrats have said they want to do something big on child care, and a new report out Thursday can give you an idea of how big. The report focuses on a proposal that Biden a…

Democrats Have The Opportunity To Expand Free Tax Filing.
Democrats

Most Americans are supposed to be able to file their taxes online for free, but only a small percentage of households use the free service provided by the IRS in collaboration with tax preparation c…

How Democratic Moderates Are Undermining Their Political Partners
Democrats

Allowing Medicare to negotiate lower prescription drug prices is one of the many provisions that could end up in the $3.5 trillion spending bill that Democrats are hoping to pass with their razor-th…

With Natural Disasters Becoming More Common By The Day, The United States May Finally Enact Real Climate Policy.
Climate Change

In the United States, it's been a summer of cascading disasters: downpours have turned major metropoles' transit lines into rivers, a coastal condo collapsed, flames have engulfed vast swaths of lan…

Chuck Schumer Will Hold A Key Infrastructure Vote.
Senate

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced plans to hold a key test vote on a bipartisan infrastructure bill next Wednesday, putting negotiators under pressure to reach a final agreement…

Texas House Democrats Pleading With Congress To Protect The Voting Rights That They Are Unable To Protect.
Democrats

Texas Democratic lawmakers just took an unprecedented step to prevent a voter suppression bill from becoming law for the second time this year: they walked out. In May, just hours before the Texas…

Ted Cruz Slams Democrats Who Fled Texas And Is Buried In Slander
Texas

During a Fox News interview on Tuesday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) displayed either a short memory or shamelessness, or both. The Texas Republican was commenting on how Democratic state lawmakers left…

Chuck Schumer Warns That The Senate's August Recess May Have To Be Shortened.
Joe Biden

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has warned that lawmakers may have to cut short their annual summer recess in order to pass two bills aimed at overhauling the nation's infrastructure sys…

Mike Gravel, 91, Was A Former U.S. Senator.
Democrats

SEASIDE, Calif. (AP) — Mike Gravel, the former Alaska senator who read the Pentagon Papers into the Congressional Record and confronted Barack Obama about nuclear weapons during a subsequent presid…