(WASHINGTON) -- The clock is ticking for Senate negotiators working to reach a final agreement on an anti-gun violence package before the Fourth of July recess. After agreeing earlier this month on a framework for the deal -- including enhanced background checks for those ages... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Now that a tentative deal on trying to curb gun violence has been reached in the Senate, negotiators are working to make the proposal a reality -- and fast. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, the lead Republican on the gun talks, said Monday... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After weeks of pleas from the White House for Congress to approve more money toward COVID-19 programs that were at risk of being cut, Senators have put forward a new bill for $10 billion. The package, which sets aside money to support the nation's... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After days of deliberation, senators who negotiated a bipartisan infrastructure package unveiled the legislative text of the massive proposal Sunday night. The 2,702-page bill was released after weeks of deliberation among a bipartisan group of 10 senators and members of the administration. The bill,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Negotiators say they have a deal on bipartisan infrastructure. A redo of last week's failed test vote is expected Wednesday evening. Republican negotiators, all of whom blocked the procedural motion last week, said they're ready to vote tonight, though a Democratic leadership aide... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The group of 10 bipartisan infrastructure bill negotiators was already having trouble coming up with ways to pay for nearly $600 billion in planned new spending, but Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer setting a Wednesday deadline for a key test vote on... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Following multiple hours-long bipartisan Senate meetings with senior White House aides on a traditional infrastructure package, lawmakers said Wednesday that they have reached a "framework" deal and are headed to the White House to meet with President Joe Biden on Thursday. "We have... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Bipartisan Senate negotiators said they are very close to a deal on a $1 trillion traditional infrastructure plan. The pressure and effort to make a deal is palpable in the Capitol, as senators prepare to leave Washington on a two-week recess. For more than... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Bipartisan Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on an infrastructure deal that would spend hundreds of billions in new federal dollars while also not increasing taxes, a key GOP red line. But lawmakers face an uphill struggle as they work to sell... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — The three key bipartisan negotiators on policing reform met for an hour Wednesday and appeared to have hit a setback over whether officers should continue to be protected from civil lawsuits, after a House Democratic leader said this weekend that so-called qualified... Read More.