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House passes voting legislation that includes two voting bills

The House approved this measure ahead of President Biden's visit to Capitol Hill

Originally Published: 13 JAN 22 06:04 ET Updated: 13 JAN 22 11:30 ET By Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- The House of Representatives on Thursday passed voting legislation ahead of a visit from President Joe Biden to Capitol Hill to…

Senate Democrats reach agreement on prescription drug prices

Details have yet to be released

Originally Published: 02 NOV 21 17:18 ET By Tami Luhby, CNN (CNN) -- Under fire for jettisoning plans to address prescription drug prices in the Democrats' sweeping spending package, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Tuesday that an agreement has…

WATCH NOW: President Biden to deliver remarks before departure

The president will attempt to get all Democrats on board with his agenda before heading overseas

President Joe Biden is headed to Capitol Hill on Thursday, Oct. 28, to deliver last-minute remarks before heading overseas. He will attempt to get all Democrats behind his social spending and climate policy agenda. President Biden arrived to the Capitol…

Manchin pushes back on billionaire tax

As Democrats struggle to cut a deal on Biden agenda

Originally Published: 27 OCT 21 13:10 ET By Clare Foran and Manu Raju, CNN (CNN) -- Sen. Joe Manchin on Wednesday resisted a last-ditch move by Democrats to impose a new tax on billionaires to help pay for President Joe…

Democrats to have 'agreement' on spending bill next week

According to Pelosi, they will vote on bipartisan infrastructure bill as well

Originally Published: 24 OCT 21 09:31 ET Updated: 24 OCT 21 10:12 ET By Veronica Stracqualursi and Daniella Diaz, CNN (CNN) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that the "plan" is for there to be an "agreement" on a…

Biden says changing filibuster rules is 'a real possibility'

In order to overcome Republican opposition and raise debt ceiling

Originally Published: 06 OCT 21 08:42 ET Updated: 06 OCT 21 09:22 ET By Kaitlan Collins, Kate Sullivan and Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden on Tuesday said it was a "real possibility" that Senate Democrats would look…

Top Democrats disagree on Hyde Amendment

As they hash out details for massive spending bill

Originally Published: 03 OCT 21 14:04 ET By Chandelis Duster, CNN (CNN) -- Rep. Pramila Jayapal, the chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, said Sunday she would not support a sweeping economic bill if it includes the Hyde Amendment, adding…

Biden vows 'we're going to get this done'

As Democrats attempt to overcome divisions to enact key agenda items

Originally Published: 01 OCT 21 15:05 ET Updated: 01 OCT 21 16:58 ET By Melanie Zanona, Lauren Fox, Ryan Nobles, Clare Foran and Daniella Diaz, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden vowed on Friday that Democrats will deliver on their…

Manchin rejects Pelosi's call for deal on economic package

Ahead of key Thursday vote

Originally Published: 29 SEP 21 12:26 ET By Daniella Diaz, Manu Raju and Morgan Rimmer, CNN (CNN) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that Democrats need to have legislative text on the larger Build Back Better Act agreed to…

Victoria County political chairs weigh in on SB-1

Democratic Party Chair and Republican Party Chair share their beliefs on the bill

VICTORIA, Texas - On Tuesday, Sept. 7, Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 1 into law. Victoria County political chairs weigh in on the bill. The Texas Tribune…

Millions of households could face eviction

Originally Published: 01 AUG 21 00:06 ET Updated: 01 AUG 21 08:55 ET Analysis by Zachary B. Wolf, CNN (CNN) -- It's like Democrats in the White House and Congress forgot the date. Now it's the first of the month…

Tensions in the House boil over

Following 1/6 hearing and mask rule

Originally Published: 31 JUL 21 09:01 ET Updated: 31 JUL 21 10:23 ET By Annie Grayer, CNN (CNN) -- Democratic Rep. Jim Himes of Connecticut did not want to lose his cool, but he said this week he couldn't help…

President Biden's infrastructure deal appeared to be back on track

Even though deal's durability is tested

Originally Published: 27 JUN 21 12:10 ET By Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- The infrastructure deal President Joe Biden heralded this week alongside Republicans and Democrats -- and subsequently imperiled with a rogue comment afterward -- appeared back on track…

Feb 3: Top national headlines you need to know

President Biden pays tribute for fallen officer during insurrection, a new nominations for Senate Commerce and Energy positions.

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia - There will be a congressional tribute for Brian Sicknick, at the U.S. Capitol Complex. Sicknick was the police officer, who was fatally…

How the narrow Senate majority will shape Biden's presidency

Originally Published: 20 JAN 21 08:09 ET By Lauren Fox, CNN (CNN) -- In a matter of hours, President Joe Biden will inherit a Democratic-controlled House of Representatives and Senate. But the narrow majorities in both chambers will challenge his…

Amy Coney Barrett nominated for Supreme Court Justice

President Trump nominated conservative, Amy Coney Barrett, to fill in a vacant justice seat

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Saturday, President Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett for a seat in the Supreme Court. He was vocal about his preference, after the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, as the seat became vacant. She…