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Treasury wants to start issuing checks next month, foreclosures suspended

It's part of $1 trillion plan to invigorate the economy.
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President seeks $850 billion stimulus, could include checks to Americans

Congress could act this week, addresses needs of many industries.
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Congressman Yarmuth quarantines after coronavirus exposure

Contact c ame at event last week, person later tested positive
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Resolution to make DST permanent moves to Senate

The Kentucky House passed a resolution urging Congress to allow Kentucky and other states to permanently adopt daylight saving time, or DST.

Democrat Hicks’ campaign video seeks to unseat GOP Rep. Barr

Democrat Josh Hicks says Congress needs more members who understand what it’s like growing up poor.

Trump’s tough talk on Iran prompts Senate vote on war powers

Political unease over the White House's tough talk against Iran is reviving questions about President Donald Trump's ability to order military strikes without approval from Congress.

Mueller drops obstruction dilemma on Congress

It's now up to Congress to decide what to do with special counsel Robert Mueller's findings about President Donald Trump.

Mueller’s report has been completed, debate continues

Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice, Attorney General William Barr declared. That brought a hearty claim of vindication from Trump but set the stage for new rounds of political and legal fighting.

Manafort scheduled to learn sentence for tax, bank fraud

When former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is sentenced for tax and bank fraud, U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III will likely issue the same lecture he gives to drug dealers and bank robbers.

Cohen says he’s ‘humbled’ after testimony

Trump is distancing himself from Cohen in a tweet from Hanoi, Vietnam, where he has traveled for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Senators urge pharma CEOs to rein in lobbyists

Seven top pharmaceutical executives are telling lawmakers they do not withhold their drugs from potential competitors to stop them from developing cheaper versions.

McConnell’s maneuvers take backseat to Trump in shutdown

The Republican leader has been conspicuously deferential to Trump since the shutdown began. He’s waiting on the president and Democrats to make a deal to end it. The result is an unusually inactive profile for the GOP leader who’s often the behind-the-scenes architect of intricate legislative maneuvers to resolve bitter partisan stalemates.

House elects Pelosi speaker as Dems take control

The House has elected Nancy Pelosi as its speaker as Democrats take command of the chamber for the new Congress.

White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand

Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties.
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Coal miners urge Congress extension of black lung funding

Coal miners urge lawmakers to extend a tax that benefits miners sick with black lung disease.

Dem power players want Pelosi but centrists push back

If it was up to most of the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi would be the obvious choice to become speaker of the House. But within the ranks of the chamber’s Democratic majority, there’s a small but persistent group pushing to topple her return as the first woman with the gavel.

Election Day arrives: Voters render judgment on Trump era

A turbulent election season that tested President Donald Trump’s slash-and-burn political style against the strength of the Democratic resistance comes to a close as Americans cast ballots in the first national election of the Trump era.
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McGrath Barr race attracting international attention

You've seen the political ads dominating the airwaves, particularly those in the 6th district congressional race between incumbent republican, Andy Barr, and democratic challenger, Amy McGrath. They're now making international headlines.

McCain services set for Phoenix, Washington and Annapolis

Sen. John McCain’s service to his country began more than six decades ago at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis and will end there in a cemetery overlooking Maryland’s Severn River.

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