U.S. Congress

A debt default would be like a government shutdown on steroids.
President Joe Biden's administration hopes concessions to progressives can help win over Congress on confronting the opioid epidemic.
President Joe Biden favors higher taxes on capital gains, but the idea is unpopular on Capitol Hill.
The 30-second spot puts a cheerful, patriotic face on the policy many see as the last, best chance of quickly cutting power plant emissions.
Legislation to shore up Supplementary Security Income hasn't received much attention, but it could have a big impact.
Polling indicates restoring the funds to prepare for future pandemics would be a political winner.
The House Republican leader has evolved quite a bit on whether Congress should investigate the attack.
Annual budget deficits reflect years of policy decisions, not just the most recent spending bills.
Lawmakers warned that millions are at risk of eviction after the Supreme Court struck down the CDC’s protections for renters amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Progressives criticized their colleagues, warning they are jamming President Joe Biden’s plans.