Trump implores Congress to move on virus rescue package

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders raced to unravel last-minute snags Wednesday and win passage of an unparalleled $2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic. The measure is the largest economic relief bill in history, and both parties’ leaders were desperate for quick passage […]

House passes historic $2 trillion stimulus plan

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives on Friday approved the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week, overcoming last-minute drama by using an unusual procedural move to thwart a demand by a conservative Republican to force members to vote in person. The Republican, Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky, infuriated members […]

Sanders wins Nevada caucuses, takes national Democratic lead

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bernie Sanders scored a commanding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses on Saturday, cementing his status as the Democrats’ national front-runner but escalating tensions over whether he’s too liberal to defeat President Donald Trump. As Sanders celebrated, Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg vied for second and Elizabeth Warren trailed further behind. They […]

Live Updates: The Coronavirus

What started as a mystery virus last month in Wuhan, China, has now killed more than 200 people and infected thousands more around the world.

Republicans ramp up efforts to restrict abortion in 2020

(CNN) — Abortion has resurfaced as a major issue in American politics with a flurry of measures making their way through state legislatures around the country — just as the Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the first reproductive rights case since Justice Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed. In addition to passing bans on […]