Their animosity is likely to be on full display at a hearing on Wednesday with the leaders of Facebook, Google and Twitter.
A wave of marijuana measures are on the ballot in states that once resisted them. Oregon would go further with a proposal to decriminalize drugs such as heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine.
Both Republicans and Democrats are pursuing laws to make it easier for people to fix cellphones, cars, even hospital ventilators. In Europe, the movement is further along.
There is no silver bullet to slay internet lies and fictions. But students can be taught to know when information is reliable.
The Democratic presidential nominee said he would appoint a bipartisan commission to examine whether an overhaul is needed to the judiciary and to make recommendations.
At least 2,000 law enforcement agencies have tools to get into encrypted smartphones, according to new research, and they are using them far more than previously known.
The Justice Department’s antitrust case points to restrictive contracts, a focus that a professor said “is as old as the Sherman Act.”
The legislation has an eye-catching acronym, CAREN, and would allow lawsuits against people who are motivated by bias when calling the police.
Joe Biden should be open to enlarging the number of justices. But first, he should see if the conservative majority overplays its hand.
Supporters frame the measure as a long-overdue means to provide basic human rights. Opponents depict it as an overreaching step that would suppress opinion.
A new study found a partisan pattern in rulings that could make it easier or harder to vote, fueling a debate among Democrats over court packing.
The Supreme Court nominee would not say whether the president could pardon himself or delay the election, but she displayed a sure command of the law.
The president said he wanted a much larger package than the $1.8 trillion measure under discussion. The top Senate Republican said his party could not accept a deal anywhere near that big.
Seatbelt laws were a hard sell in state capitals as opponents argued they were uncomfortable or an imposition on personal liberty. Sound familiar?
When proposed legislation in Germany used the feminine form for groups of men and women rather than the usual masculine, it was rejected as potentially invalid.
The gun control debate complicated an effort to encourage frank talk by health professionals about the risks posed by firearms.
The ruling, which called the state’s 48-hour waiting period “gratuitously demeaning,” came at a pivotal moment for abortion access, as the Senate considers Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court.
Warnings from Democrats that Republicans and their Supreme Court nominee threaten the Affordable Care Act elicited reassuring words from both Senator Lindsey Graham and Judge Amy Coney Barrett.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett demonstrated easy familiarity with Supreme Court precedents but said almost nothing about whether they should stand.
Congress was close to a solution before getting hit with millions of dollars of ads from private-equity firms. Then the pandemic struck.
It’s way too late for the right to pretend to care about civic norms.
As Judge Barrett’s confirmation hearings are set to begin, her background and résumé mark a stark departure from more traditional nominees to the Supreme Court.
Vote-by-mail has become one of the most contentious issues of the 2020 election. But while battles rage on social media and in the courts, a group of bipartisan Michigan election officials worry they won’t have the time or resources to ensure results on election night.
Mixed messages from the president and his advisers have muddled an already tumultuous negotiation.
The politics of a bipartisan deal were always tricky, but the president’s abrupt move to upend negotiations removed any ambiguity about who was responsible for the lack of an aid bill.
Decriminalization involves trade-offs, but treating addiction as a disease yields a clear gain, research suggests.
Activists armed with millions of dollars from donors like Michael Bloomberg and LeBron James are canvassing in Florida to help former felons register to vote before a deadline on Monday.
Payrolls grew last month, but permanent layoffs are rising, the labor force is contracting, and fewer women are employed.
Critics say the sweeping measure near passage in Parliament would lead to greater deforestation and the loss of worker protections.
Lawmakers approved the measure along party lines, even as Speaker Nancy Pelosi said a late-stage agreement with the administration was still possible.
A standoff over further federal aid and concern over the pandemic’s duration are pushing companies to eliminate jobs.
With few people traveling and lawmakers deadlocked on a stimulus package, American Airlines and United Airlines are cutting more than 30,000 jobs.
It has to be a priority.
After months of chaos in the city, something had to be done, and the Chinese government did it.
The moves appeared to be the most concrete action toward more economic aid since negotiations stalled nearly two months ago, but the sides remain far apart on price and short on time.
The measure seeks to strengthen the Federal Aviation Administration and impose tougher penalties on corporate executives who undermine regulators.
The health law had slipped in voter priorities, but the Supreme Court vacancy and November arguments in a case challenging its constitutionality, have given the Affordable Care Act new urgency.
As an appeals court judge, her opinions have reflected those of her mentor, Justice Antonin Scalia, but with few of his occasional liberal rulings.
The fate of a law mandating two weeks of paid leave for fathers will be decided at the polls after a conservative backlash forced a referendum.
In the wake of the last recession, government spending dried up, dragging out the recovery. Policymakers warn against letting it happen again.
The bill has almost no chance of becoming law while President Trump is in office, but it is Democrats’ most comprehensive response to date to what they consider his abuses.
A Supreme Court case could eliminate the Affordable Care Act, and the president should be judged for recklessly supporting it.
The president often criticized the Defense Production Act as anti-business. Now he’s campaigning on having frequently used the law to ramp up production of medical gear.
Judicial nominees should be honest about their stance on abortion.
They want to maintain control for generations to come.
She was part of the Supreme Court’s 4-member liberal wing throughout her 27-year tenure and led it in her last decade.
Here’s how to defend it.
The British prime minister’s move to rewrite a treaty that settled Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit status raised fears that trade negotiations with the European Union could be impaired.
State Department officials have raised alarms about the legal risk in aiding airstrikes that kill civilians. The Trump administration recently suppressed findings as it sold more weapons to Gulf nations.
The attorney general argued that the intervention was routine but did not say why the department waited 10 months to step in.