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“The American people deserve to hear the Administration’s rationale for these strikes and its legal justification for acting without coming to Congress,” said Kaine, who sits on the Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees. “Offensive military action without congressional approval is not constitutional absent extraordinary circumstances,” he added. “Congress must be fully briefed on this …

Democratic lawmakers have a new message for the health care industry: bring down patient costs by 2024, or face competition from a government-controlled plan. That’s the gist of a “public option” bill some lawmakers plan to introduce when the session resumes next week. “I think it’s important to bring back the public option this year, …

Yet Greene has allied herself with Trump, and many House Republicans say she shouldn’t be punished for views expressed before she was an elected member of Congress — even as lawmakers in both parties are alarmed at revelations that she suggested school massacres were staged events and made many other shocking and racist claims. House …

Topline Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) emphasized on Sunday that the Democratic Party, which won control of the Senate on a platform of aggressive and immediate coronavirus relief legislation, needs to “act now” to pass that legislation and keep its promises, even if it means moving forward without the Republican support that President Joe Biden has …

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats are vetting civil rights lawyers and public defenders to nominate as judges, embarking on a mission to shape the courts after Republicans overhauled them in the last four years, according to senior party officials and activists. Democrats have a wafer-thin Senate majority that gives them control over …

Greene, who represents Georgia’s 14th Congressional District, frequently posted far-right extremist and debunked conspiracy theories on her page, including the baseless QAnon conspiracy which casts former President Donald Trump in an imagined battle against a sinister cabal of Democrats and celebrities who abuse children. In one post, from January 2019, Greene liked a comment that …

Democrats will control the federal government for decades or more if a sweeping new proposal touted as comprehensive government reform becomes law, Tucker Carlson said on Monday. Carlson warned of the many dangers of “H.R. 1.,” the “For The People Act,” a nearly 800-page bill sponsored by Maryland Democrat John Sarbanes of Baltimore. “The ‘For The People …

Seven Senate Democrats filed an ethics complaint Thursday against Republican Sens. Josh Hawley (Mo.) and Ted Cruz (Texas) over their Jan. 6 objections to the November presidential elections. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption toggle caption Andrew Harnik/AP Seven Senate Democrats filed an ethics complaint Thursday against Republican Sens. Josh Hawley (Mo.) and Ted Cruz (Texas) over …

Biden supporters relieved: ‘It’s like someone lifted a 1,000-pound weight off the world’ By Lateshia Beachum, Samantha Schmidt, Justin Wm. Moyer and Harrison Smith Only a couple of hours had passed since President Biden was sworn into office, but Debbie Padilla already could feel a difference in her day. “Don’t you feel it? It’s lighter,” …

Biden in danger of having no confirmed Cabinet secretaries on first day of presidency By Paul Kane, Karoun Demirjian and Anne Gearan Biden’s incoming administration is in danger of not having a single Cabinet official confirmed on Inauguration Day, upsetting a tradition going back to the Cold War of ensuring the president enters office with …