Congress

Trump calls Saturday rally in support of Jan. 6 defendants 'a setup'
Capitol police prepare for rally
Stand back and stand by

Trump calls Saturday rally in support of Jan. 6 defendants 'a setup'

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert reaches sexual abuse settlement
Dennis Hastert sentenced to jail.
Contract Tracing

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert reaches sexual abuse settlement

The daily business briefing: September 13, 2021
Sen. Joe Manchin
Business briefing

The daily business briefing: September 13, 2021

10 things you need to know today: September 13, 2021
Kim Jong Un
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: September 13, 2021

Pelosi: Democrats won't raise debt limit through reconciliation
Nancy Pelosi.
not that way

Pelosi: Democrats won't raise debt limit through reconciliation

Biden makes 'urgent' funding request for natural disaster relief, Afghan resettlement
Joe Biden
Biden agenda

Biden makes 'urgent' funding request for natural disaster relief, Afghan resettlement

Corporate lobbyists are seeking to upend Democrats' budget reconciliation plan 'in every way you can imagine'
Capitol building.
budget fight

Corporate lobbyists are seeking to upend Democrats' budget reconciliation plan 'in every way you can imagine'

Ex-congressman predicts Democrats will unite on budget, infrastructure bills
House Democrats
'they wanted to say yes'

Ex-congressman predicts Democrats will unite on budget, infrastructure bills

Amid evacuation efforts, 2 congressmen made secret, unauthorized trip to Kabul
Rep. Seth Moulton.
'as moronic as it is selfish'

Amid evacuation efforts, 2 congressmen made secret, unauthorized trip to Kabul

House passes John Lewis voting rights bill
Rep. Terri Sewell holds a photo of the late Rep. John Lewis.
voting rights fight

House passes John Lewis voting rights bill

No moderates defect as House Democrats vote to adopt $3.5 trillion budget resolution
Nancy Pelosi.
drama remains

No moderates defect as House Democrats vote to adopt $3.5 trillion budget resolution

Pelosi, 10 Democratic holdouts stalemate on budget and infrastructure bills
Rep. Josh Gottheimer
Dems in Disarray

Pelosi, 10 Democratic holdouts stalemate on budget and infrastructure bills

House Jan. 6 committee to seek phone records of lawmakers
Rep. Jim Jordan.
capitol riot aftermath

House Jan. 6 committee to seek phone records of lawmakers

Two more vaccinated senators test positive for COVID-19
Angus King
get well soon

Two more vaccinated senators test positive for COVID-19

7 cartoons about the bipartisan infrastructure bill
Political Cartoon.
Feature

7 cartoons about the bipartisan infrastructure bill

How Louisa Terrell charms Congress
U.S. Capitol.
the woman behind the curtain

How Louisa Terrell charms Congress

Moderate Democrats issue budget resolution threat to Pelosi
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
'we disagree'

Moderate Democrats issue budget resolution threat to Pelosi

Pelosi holds firm to 2-bill infrastructure strategy despite pressure from moderate House Democrats
Nancy Pelosi.
not budging on budget

Pelosi holds firm to 2-bill infrastructure strategy despite pressure from moderate House Democrats

Progressive critics worry the bipartisan infrastructure bill's broadband money is a handout to telecom giants
AT&T.
infrastructure

Progressive critics worry the bipartisan infrastructure bill's broadband money is a handout to telecom giants

The Senate just passed the bipartisan infrastructure bill. What comes next?
Chuck Schumer.
next on the docket

The Senate just passed the bipartisan infrastructure bill. What comes next?

19 GOP senators join Democrats to pass bipartisan infrastructure bill
U.S. Capitol.
one chamber down one to go

19 GOP senators join Democrats to pass bipartisan infrastructure bill

Likely Pelosi successor Hakeem Jeffries calls out 'hard-left' progressives
Hakeem Jeffries.
different realities

Likely Pelosi successor Hakeem Jeffries calls out 'hard-left' progressives

Democrats take the hard road
A donkey.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Democrats take the hard road

Senate Democrats tee up $3.5 trillion budget blueprint
Bernie Sanders, Chuck Schumer
The other half

Senate Democrats tee up $3.5 trillion budget blueprint

Senate Democrats are setting up a showdown with Republicans over the debt limit
Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer.
looming showdown

Senate Democrats are setting up a showdown with Republicans over the debt limit

Senate votes to end debate on bipartisan infrastructure bill
The U.S. Capitol.
politics

Senate votes to end debate on bipartisan infrastructure bill

Senate breaks filibuster on bipartisan infrastructure bill
U.S. Capitol.
infrastructure

Senate breaks filibuster on bipartisan infrastructure bill

Senate fails to finalize infrastructure bill, will hold key vote Saturday
Senate infrastructure negotiators
Infrastructure week continues

Senate fails to finalize infrastructure bill, will hold key vote Saturday

Senators release $1 trillion infrastructure bill
Sen. Rob Portman and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.
finally

Senators release $1 trillion infrastructure bill

Kinzinger: Anyone with 'inside knowledge' can expect subpoena from Jan. 6 select commission
Rep. Adam Kinzinger.
capitol riot aftermath

Kinzinger: Anyone with 'inside knowledge' can expect subpoena from Jan. 6 select commission

At fundraiser, McCarthy says it will 'be hard not to hit' Pelosi with gavel if he becomes speaker
Kevin McCarthy.
wow

At fundraiser, McCarthy says it will 'be hard not to hit' Pelosi with gavel if he becomes speaker

AOC's latest comments show how 'complicated' infrastructure bill passage will be
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
sunday shows

AOC's latest comments show how 'complicated' infrastructure bill passage will be

Legal experts stumped over whether Jan. 6 committee can force GOP lawmakers to testify
Bennie Thompson.
capitol riot aftermath

Legal experts stumped over whether Jan. 6 committee can force GOP lawmakers to testify

Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee arrested at voter rights protest
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee is arrested on Thursday at a voter rights protest.
good trouble

Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee arrested at voter rights protest

Trump's infrastructure deal
Donald Trump.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Trump's infrastructure deal