Washington (CNN) Russia's intelligence agencies have been working to undermine confidence in the development, safety and efficacy of two of the coronavirus vaccines being used in the US, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. Citing conversations with US...
After that, the turnaround time -- between it being a more than 600-page bill and money in people's pockets -- could be relatively quick. People could start seeing the $1,400 stimulus payments hit their bank accounts within days of Biden signing the bill --...
(CNN) President Joe Biden opposes ending the legislative filibuster despite a slim Democratic majority in the Senate, White House communications director Kate Bedingfield said Sunday, as the administration faces hurdles in pushing the President's priorities...
Trump lost because he was an unusually unpopular president, and he likely would have been defeated if turnout looked like it did in 2016. In the leadup to the 2020 election, his approval rating was stuck in the low- to mid-40s. His party lost a lot of groun...
Washington (CNN) Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on Sunday defended his role in stalling the Senate's passage of President Joe Biden's massive stimulus plan for hours into the weekend, saying he was pushing for a "fair compromise" on a tax provision for unemplo...
(CNN) A tent camp in Matamoros, Mexico, where hundreds of migrants stayed in deplorable conditions after being subject to a Trump-era policy requiring they stay in Mexico until their immigration court date in the US, has been drawn down, a Department of Hom...
(CNN) President Joe Biden and fellow Democrats are racing to prove a counterintuitive lesson: with congressional majorities, sometimes less can be more. The new President holds a slim House advantage and even slimmer Senate edge -- 51-50, and then only if h...
Washington (CNN) Some financially struggling Americans who owe back taxes will miss out on stimulus payments unless the Internal Revenue Service decides to change its rules. The problem is hitting an estimated 8 million households that didn't get the money...
(CNN) President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order Sunday expanding voting access in what the White House calls "an initial step in this Administration's efforts to protect the right to vote and ensure all eligible citizens can freely particip...
(CNN) The message to White House senior staff as President Joe Biden's cornerstone legislative proposal nears completion is simple, if blunt: there is "absolutely no room for complacency." A two-page memo, drafted by White House senior adviser Anita Dunn an...
(CNN) New York City's mayoral elections are usually big spectacles. This year, however, the race is barely a blip on the radar. Basically, there are a slew of variables that make this race harder to predict than most. Start with the fact that the size of th...
(CNN) A third female former staffer has come forward with accusations of inappropriate conduct by embattled New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, according to reporting by the Wall Street Journal on Saturday night. The Democratic governor already stands accused of se...
Democratic leadership is banking on progressive House Democrats tolerating the revisions made in the Senate, like stripping out a provision to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Assuming the House passes it -- likely also with a slim Democratic majority...
(CNN) The US Chamber of Commerce will not suspend financial contributions to members of Congress who voted to overturn the 2020 presidential election, according to a memo released Friday. "We do not believe it is appropriate to judge members of Congress sol...
(CNN) A lawyer with deep expertise in racketeering cases has been retained by the Atlanta-area district attorney's office investigating former President Donald Trump. John Floyd is expected to assist the district attorney's office on multiple cases in the w...
(CNN) The Biden administration is expected to put together a task force to deal with major cyber intrusions that Microsoft said this week were linked to China, according to a US official. There are an estimated 30,000 affected customers in the US and 250,00...
(CNN) Former President Donald Trump said Saturday he plans to campaign against GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski in Alaska next year when she's up for reelection, intensifying his pledges to oppose GOP lawmakers who have bucked him. "I will not be endorsing, under an...
Manchin told colleagues he knew nothing about that tax provision. Yet Democratic leaders thought that Manchin was on board since their rank-and-file senators had reached out to him and reported back to party bosses that he was with them. Asked why Democrati...
(CNN) Former President Barack Obama on Saturday congratulated President Joe Biden on the successful passage of the Covid-19 relief bill through the Senate, the administration's top legislative priority as millions of Americans continue to struggle financial...
(CNN) A federal district judge on Friday dealt a blow to advocates of the Equal Rights Amendment in ruling that the deadline to ratify the ERA "expired long ago" and three states' recent ratifications of the amendment arrived "too late to count." The three...