Tesla CEO Elon Musk in a tweet today said that he voted for Democrats in the past 'because they were (mostly) the kindness party'
The House approved the overall bill in two separate votes. The measure's security programs were overwhelmingly approved by 361-69, the rest by 260-171, with most Republicans opposed.
On several fronts, US president Joe Biden presented ambitions as achievements during his State of the Union Address.
The Democratic president may have adopted a martial tone, amped up warnings and even sent troops to Eastern Europe this week but his resolve is being called into question
The persistence of coronavirus, rising inflation and Congressional gridlock have exacted a bitter toll on Biden's approval rating and threatened a midterm routing for his party, but the US president sees no need for a major shift in direction
Facing sagging poll numbers and a stalled legislative agenda, Biden conceded he would likely have to pare back his 'build back better' recovery package and instead settle for 'big chunks' of his signature economic plan
The US president failed in his original goal of securing a vote in Congress, where Democrats hold a razor-thin majority
Republicans in the US Senate have stubbornly refused to support an increase or suspension of the debt ceiling, despite having pressed for it under Donald Trump
Congress is racing toward Monday's deadline for a House vote on the first part of Biden's plan — a $1 trillion public works measure — which now also serves as a deadline for producing a compromise framework for the broader package.
Stressing this was "no time to let our guard down," Biden urged every American 18 and older to get a booster eight months after becoming fully vaccinated
The fact inversion about the siege is the latest in Trump's contorted oeuvre of the 'big lie' compendium, the most specious of which is that the election was stolen from him, when it was not
In a new initiative by Gannett, people with opposing political views come together to find common ground
The idea in these polarizing times is that if enough people start talking, they’ll find common ground or at least realize that they don’t need to be in warring camps because they vote for different people, said Mizell Stewart, Gannett’s vice president of news performance, talent and partnerships.
US Senate confirms Vivek Murthy as surgeon-general; COVID-19 pandemic, opioid crisis among top priorities
Murthy has drawn opposition from gun rights advocates because of his longstanding assessment that mass shootings amount to a public health problem
Since February, officials had barred nonprofit lawyers who conduct oversight from entering a Border Patrol tent where thousands of children and teenagers are detained. Even requests from the media were ignored or refused
The huge measure — its total spending is nearly one-tenth the size of the entire US economy — is Biden's biggest early priority
The threat appears to be connected to a far-right conspiracy theory, mainly promoted by supporters of QAnon, that Donald Trump will rise again to power on 4 March
Donald Trump impeachment: Ex-US president claims victory, but this was an escape and not an exoneration
Seven Senate Republicans voted to convict Trump, the most senators of a president’s own party to turn against him in an impeachment trial in American history
On Friday, the latest members of Trump’s legal cast took center stage in his impeachment trial and for the most part delivered exactly what he always seems to want from his lawyers: not precise, learned legal arguments but public combat
Prosecutors at Donald Trump's impeachment trial played an audio of Pelosi's staffers whispering for help as the mob tried to break down a door to her office
Donald Trump aimed mob of supporters ‘like loaded cannon’ at US Capitol, Democrats say ahead of impeachment trial
Calling the 9 February trial unconstitutional, Trump’s lawyers said he was permitted by the First Amendment to challenge his loss to Democrat Joe Biden