U.S. Congress

Some of the most important work that went into Joe Biden’s new law took place before he even became president.
Terrance "T.J." Cox, a Democrat, represented the 21st Congressional District from January 2019 to January 2021.
The signing caps a spurt of legislative victories for Biden and Congress, which Democrats hope will help the party in the upcoming midterm elections.
The five-member delegation, led by Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts, will meet President Tsai Ing-wen and other officials.
The bill was also touted as lowering the deficit, but by how much is uncertain.
The Bernie Sanders-backed state senator will likely be Vermont’s first female member of Congress.
Biden’s aides chalk up his victories to the fact that he’s been publicly playing the role of cheerleader rather than legislative quarterback.
The director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said the data is inconclusive, echoing the Federal Reserve chairman.
And for once, it doesn’t look like an oncoming train.
Proposal pushed by moderates had drawn ire from rank-and-file members of Congressional Black Caucus.