How Georgia is driving Congress toward a stimulus deal

If you’re wondering what’s driving Congress to finally compromise on a new Covid stimulus bill after eight months of deadlock and more than 300,000 dead, look no further than Georgia.The uncertainty of Senate control and the two looming runoffs in …

Ocasio-Cortez takes direct shot at Pelosi and Schumer

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez argued in a new interview that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer should no longer lead Democrats in Congress, and complained that the party had failed at grooming a “next generation” of younger …

Stimulus talks drag on as leaders say deal is close

House and Senate leaders were racing on Wednesday night to finalize a coronavirus stimulus agreement alongside a year-end spending bill, with Democrats and Republicans set to exchange offers deep into the night and no imminent threats to tank a deal.Congressional …

Ron Johnson gambles his political future on Trump

Ron Johnson is embracing President Donald Trump as tightly as possible as he decides whether to run for reelection to a must-win Senate seat for Republicans.Johnson, a steadfast Trump ally who has endeared himself to the president with his various …

Hill leaders nearing long-sought stimulus deal

Congressional leaders closed in on an agreement to provide a new tranche of coronavirus relief on Tuesday, haggling deep into the night over how to spend hundreds of billions of dollars before adjourning for the year.“We’re making significant progress and …