Here’s what Ted Cruz wants in return for unblocking Biden’s nominations
The Texas senator could be ‘holding’ up to 40 of the president’s picks by week’s end.
Meet the doctors' group spreading covid conspiracy theories in plain sight on Facebook
Members of the 'World Doctors Alliance' are spreading falsehoods and stoking fears about the virus.
The administration is cracking down on sales of hacking tools
The effort has been delayed for years over concerns about impeding cybersecurity research
Progressives are under pressure to prioritize Medicaid expansion
A coalition of advocates say it should be a top task for Congress.
This is no longer Colin Powell’s Republican Party. If it ever was.
Some potential 2024 GOP contenders stay quiet after the presidential almost-ran died.
Proving Amazon ‘lied’ to Congress is easier said than done, legal experts say
The Justice Department “adheres to a quite high threshold" for perjury probes, one expert said.
States face an extra hurdle in boosting the Johnson & Johnson vaccines
The vaccine was originally distributed to the hardest-to-reach populations.
The costs of climate change are getting lost on Capitol Hill
As Democrats in Congress face pressure to lower the price tag of their $3.5 trillion tax-and-spending package, economists are sounding the alarm over climate spending that might be scaled back.
U.S. cyber czar wants industry to collaborate with government
But previous collaboration efforts have a mixed record
Rahm Emanuel's ambassador confirmation process is stirring up questions on Capitol Hill
It's unclear if Emanuel — a former congressman and President Barack Obama's chief of staff — has the 50 Senate votes needed to win confirmation after his confirmation hearing on Wednesday.
States move to shore up child care as Biden’s agenda looks uncertain
And tributes flow about Colin Powell, who died today from covid-19 complications.
The days of U.S. tech companies fighting back against authoritarian regimes are long gone
Companies like Apple must now reckon with how oppressive governments use their technologies to extend their power and control.
Medicare vision, hearing and dental benefits are No. 1 on progressives' list
But they're up against moderates who want to expand Obamacare.
House Democrats have — so far — avoided a wave of retirements that could put their majority in peril
Everyone knows that more retirements are coming, and with Democrats holding a majority of just three seats for now, they can ill afford too many open seats in even remotely competitive races.
Politics will be on the agenda when President Biden meets the pope
Some U.S. Bishops say Biden should not take Communion.