With Congress heading into an August recess, Democrats are trying to get an economic package brokered by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and other legislation to President Biden for his signature.
The president is scheduled to deliver remarks hours after the release of a closely watched report on the nation’s gross domestic product in the second quarter.
The Disney-backed streaming service Hulu said Wednesday that it will start accepting political candidate and issue ads, reversing a policy that had infuriated Democratic campaigns trying to press central themes of the midterm elections such as abortion…
A major science and technology bill appears headed to the House and then to President Biden’s desk, giving Democrats something to celebrate in advance of the upcoming midterm elections.
Former president Donald Trump is scheduled to make his first appearance in the capital since leaving ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration in January 2021.
The president had been scheduled to travel to Florida on Monday, but plans changed after he tested positive for the coronavirus last week.
President Biden, who tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, has a series of virtual meetings planned from the White House residence.
In a statement, the White House said the president has begun taking the antiviral therapy Paxlovid and, consistent with CDC guidelines, will isolate at the White House.
In Washington, the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot will hold a prime-time hearing, and the contempt trial of Stephen K. Bannon continues.
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that he is working to get sufficient Republican support for the Senate to pass a bill that would federally protect same-sex marriages. Republican support for the measure, whose Senate sp…