House Democrats propose new tax hikes to pay for their $3.5 trillion bill: Here are the details

House Democrats outlined tax increases they aim to use to offset up to $3.5 trillion in spending on the social safety net and climate policy. The proposal includes top corporate and individual tax rates of 26.5% and 39.6%, respectively. The tax plans could change as Democrats try to craft and pass a final bill in… Continue reading House Democrats propose new tax hikes to pay for their $3.5 trillion bill: Here are the details

Biden to rally Senate Democrats on spending goals after they reach $3.5 trillion budget deal

President Biden is set to meet with the Senate Democratic caucus to shore up support for his sweeping investment goals on infrastructure and the economy. The president's appearance at a caucus lunch at the Capitol comes hours after the lawmakers announced they had reached an agreement on a multitrillion-dollar budget resolution. That budget accord, which… Continue reading Biden to rally Senate Democrats on spending goals after they reach $3.5 trillion budget deal

Democrats tell Supreme Court they might drop fight for Mueller documents because Trump lost the election

Democrats told the Supreme Court that they may drop their fight for secretive grand jury materials produced in connection with former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign. Lawyers for the House Judiciary Committee said in a filing with the justices that the congressional panel will need to reconsider after President-elect… Continue reading Democrats tell Supreme Court they might drop fight for Mueller documents because Trump lost the election

Most talked about moments from 1st night of Democratic debate

In a debate that saw two of the most progressive 2020 candidates, Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, face off against more moderate rivals, 10 Democrats on Tuesday debated how to ensure that more Americans have health care coverage and whether the party should embrace boldness or pragmatism to oust President Donald Trump. Interested in… Continue reading Most talked about moments from 1st night of Democratic debate

Pelosi on impeachment: ‘Make no mistake: We know exactly what path we’re on’

As House Democrats head toward a pivotal vote next Tuesday to hold multiple Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday denied she feels pressured to move faster toward impeaching President Donald Trump, insisting Democrat leaders “know the path we’re on.” Interested in Donald Trump? Asked whether she is being… Continue reading Pelosi on impeachment: ‘Make no mistake: We know exactly what path we’re on’

Special counsel Robert Mueller breaks silence after two years of investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday broke more than two years of silence about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, saying was speaking out because his “investigation is completed,” his office is “formally closing” and that he is “resigning from the Department of Justice to… Continue reading Special counsel Robert Mueller breaks silence after two years of investigation