Sunday, July 3, 2022

Here’s How Democrats in Congress Are Trying to Protect Abortion Rights

Under legislation that is all but certain to fail on a test vote this week, abortion rights would be protected and a wide array...

Drug Sentencing Bill Is in Limbo as Midterm Politics Paralyze Congress

A broadly supported bipartisan measure to eliminate a racial disparity in drug sentencing faces a difficult road as Republicans seek to weaponize the issue...

Congress Clears Bill to Allow Lending Arms to Ukraine

House passage of the measure, which invoked the World War II-era Lend-Lease Act, sent it to President Biden for his signature.

Congress Has to Ask How Much McKinsey Hurt the F.D.A.

Three critical questions to secure F.D.A. integrity.

State Court Rejects Kansas Congressional Map as a Gerrymander

The Republican-drawn map intentionally split strongholds of Democratic and Black voters, a judge ruled. The State Supreme Court will review the decision.

Florida Senate Passes Congressional Map Giving G.O.P. a Big Edge

The map, proposed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, would most likely add four Republican districts while eliminating three held by Democrats.

Can Congressional Democrats Make a Deal on Covid Spending With Mitt Romney?

It’s time to stop slathering so much attention on Joe Manchin.

Gov. Larry Hogan Approves New Maryland Congressional Map

Drawn by Democrats and approved by a Republican governor, the new map will most likely result in a similar delegation to the state’s current...

Sarah Palin Announces She’s Running for Congress in Alaska

Ms. Palin released a statement on Friday that she was entering the race to replace Representative Don Young, who died last month.

As Earmarks Return to Congress, Lawmakers Rush to Steer Money Home

Democrats and Republicans alike stuffed nearly 5,000 earmarks totaling $9 billion into the $1.5 trillion government spending bill signed by President Biden.