Thursday, December 1, 2022

Democrats in Congress Point Fingers at Their Leaders Over Stock Trading Ban

The perception that lawmakers are cashing in on their offices has fueled cynicism among voters. Some politicians want to take the current limits further.

House Postpones Congressional Stock-Trading Bill Vote

The majority leader’s announcement that the House would not vote this week on a bill to curb trading by members of Congress punted the...

Congress Clears Stopgap Spending Bill With $12.3 Billion in Aid to Ukraine

The House passed the bill in its final legislative act before the midterm congressional elections, sending it to President Biden before a midnight deadline...

Biden Says Social Security Is on ‘Chopping Block’ if Republicans Win Congress

The fate of America’s social safety net programs has re-emerged as a campaign issue ahead of November’s midterm elections.

Trump’s Former Accounting Firm Turns Over Documents to Congress

Mazars USA delivered an initial set of documents related to the former president’s finances to the House Oversight Committee as part of a settlement.

Profiting in Congress

Dozens of lawmakers trade stocks related to their work, and it’s harming trust in the government.

Congress Told Colleges to Return Native Remains. What’s Taking So Long?

The University of North Dakota, the latest U.S. college to acknowledge keeping Indigenous bones and artifacts, pledged to work with tribal leaders on returning...

A Day of Firsts for Peltola in Congress Starts a Sprint to Another Election

Representative Mary Peltola was sworn in as the first Alaska Native and first woman to represent her state in the House. She has eight...

They Were at the Capitol on Jan. 6. Now They’re Running for Congress.

A handful of Republicans who heeded President Donald J. Trump’s call to march to the Capitol are now vying to return to Washington, this...

China Sets Key Communist Party Congress for Mid-October

Xi Jinping is poised to win five more years in power at the congress, a choreographed ritual that will offer a glimpse of China’s...
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