Sunday, May 22, 2022

Black Troops Who Served in the Civil War Could Get Congressional Honor

Legislators have introduced a bill to honor their contribution with the Congressional Gold Medal.

Congress Approves Legislation to Return the Postal Service to Solvency

The bill, the most sweeping overhaul of the agency in nearly two decades, now heads to President Biden’s desk for his signature.

Nebraska Congressman Convicted in Campaign Finance Case

Representative Jeff Fortenberry was accused of lying to F.B.I. agents investigating illegal foreign donations.

America’s Covid Response Needs More Congressional Funding

Two federal health officials call for more Covid-19 funding.

Ukraine War Shifts the Agenda in Congress, Empowering the Center

With a crisis rocking Europe, the left is shelving demands for defense cuts and a swift end to fossil fuels, while on the right,...

Zelensky’s Powerful Plea to Congress

Readers react to President Volodymyr Zelensky’s speech and urge a no-fly zone in Ukraine. Also: Violence against Asian Americans; daylight saving time.

Chinese Officer Charged With Harassing N.Y. Congressional Candidate

Yan Xiong, a Chinese dissident who immigrated to America and is now a political candidate on Long Island, was targeted by an agent of...

Congress finalizes a $13.6 billion aid package to Ukraine, doubling the White House’s initial...

The emergency funding could be approved as early as Wednesday afternoon as part of a sprawling spending measure to fund the government through September.

In Texas Congressional Races, First Primaries Preview Battles Ahead

In the most closely watched House primary, Representative Henry Cuellar, a longtime Democratic incumbent, was forced into a runoff with Jessica Cisneros, a 28-year-old...
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