The powerful political action committee said the Arizona senator could find herself “standing alone” in 2024 if she refuses to change Senate rules to force through voting rights legislation.
The Senate on Tuesday will begin to debate new voting rights protections, even though the measure appears all but dead in the face of two key Democratic defections.
The strange strategy of a staggering presidency.
Several readers accuse the court of making decisions based on partisanship, not legal reasoning.
With their broad voting rights push nearing a dead end, Democrats must soon decide whether to embrace a far narrower bipartisan effort to protect vote counting and administration.
The Justice Department issued guidelines that allow more prisoners to participate in a program to earn shorter terms under the 2018 bipartisan criminal justice law.
Senator Kyrsten Sinema’s comments came after the House approved a set of voting rights measures on a party-line vote of 220 to 203.
America faces lots of challenges. A blank check for the Pentagon doesn’t help solve them.
Democrats used an arcane maneuver to pass the legislation, denying Republicans in the Senate the ability to block it from being brought up, as they have done four times previously.
I hope that this is a better-late-than-never situation.
The move will allow for debate on the legislation to begin this week, hastening a confrontation with Republicans and the moment when Democrats could try to change Senate rules.
The proposed legislation and the push to reform the Electoral Count Act leave open a variety of pathways to subvert a presidential election.
The comedian and journalist Jeff Seal takes to the streets to rally support for a little-known bill that would protect millions of New Yorkers from unjust evictions. But a powerful lobby stands in its way.
The president left no doubt that he has reached a breaking point, lashing out at senators who are blocking voting rights legislation.
After a deadly high-rise blaze in 2017, countless instances of unsafe building practices came to light. The latest plan to address them expands who will be covered.
A raft of repressive legislation shows the prime minister’s true colors.
A memo by New York City’s new police leader sharply questioned Manhattan’s new district attorney over his strategy for prosecuting crime.
The state would be the first to pass legislation setting broad sustainability regulations for the industry.
Roosevelt warned about courts becoming a “third house of the national legislature.” History may be on the verge of repeating itself.
When it takes effect on Friday, the law will put Canada in the company of more than a dozen countries that have banned the widely discredited practice.
Critical race theory is a boogeyman the right can use to activate and harness racist anti-otherness.
He will be joined by Vice President Kamala Harris, who is leading the administration’s push for voting access.
He will be joined by Kamala Harris, the vice president, who is leading the administration’s push for access to the vote.
The expansion has expired, and a bill to renew it has stalled. Public opinion is favorable but not overwhelmingly so, for several reasons.
The president’s domestic policy ambitions hang in the balance, but little legislative action is expected ahead of the anniversary of the Jan. 6 riot.
The co-founder of CrowdTangle has been working with Congress on legislation to make tech companies disclose their inner workings.
If you have a medical emergency, you will no longer need to worry about a large bill from a doctor you did not choose.
It’s time to think creatively.
Since the 2020 election, Republicans have pursued a host of new voting restrictions across the country. Here’s where things stand.
Weed entrepreneurs have poured into Oklahoma from across the United States, propelled by low start-up costs and relaxed rules.
Britain’s Home Office said it was “considering options to strengthen controls” on the weapons, part of a continuing review, after a man was arrested in castle grounds with one.
Designers and researchers are now trying to leverage cutting-edge technology to create a system that better protects every body, women’s included.
The National Defense Authorization Act passed Congress with bipartisan support, over the opposition of liberals pushing for more social spending.
The measure backed by the nationalist governing coalition sought to limit foreign influence and could have imperiled the license of an American-owned TV station.
The Biden administration is expected to face scrutiny as it decides how to enforce a new ban on products made with forced labor in the Xinjiang region of China.
“They want to remove us from society,” a Christian farmer said of Hindu extremists. Rising attacks on Christians are part of a broader shift in India, in which minorities feel less safe.
Democrats have been left hoping that the West Virginian, who fashions himself as an old-school centrist dealmaker, will eventually budge on President Biden’s agenda.
The senator from West Virginia has said he cannot vote for the president’s signature policy. Why not? And where does this leave President Biden?
Mexican activists plan to provide women in Texas and other U.S. states with information, support — and abortion-inducing pills.
Senator Joe Manchin III said he was opposed to legislation that includes climate action designed to keep the planet from dangerously overheating.
A key Democrat’s decision to pull support from the president’s sprawling climate and social agenda is rooted in the scope of the bill.
“I cannot vote to continue with this piece of legislation,” Mr. Manchin said on ‘Fox News Sunday,’ citing concerns about adding to the national debt.
Democrats’ achievements were overshadowed by legislative setbacks, fallout from the Jan. 6 attack and a sense that Congress was not rising to meet a perilous moment in history.
The decision, by a split three-judge panel, overturned an earlier ruling that had blocked a Biden administration rule requiring companies with more than 100 employees mandate vaccinations or testing for workers.
Some Virginia Democrats want to codify abortion rights into state law in their final weeks in power. But several state senators do not want to upend their travel to Hawaii, Europe and Africa.
A top Senate official ruled that a measure to grant legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants must come out of the plan, as President Biden said a final deal would take more time.
Democrats hope a Biden Justice Department can speed up legal action, but Donald J. Trump and his allies are proving adept at using judicial delay to withhold information from Congress.