COVID Relief: McConnell Dashes Hopes For $2,000 Coronavirus Stimulus ChecksSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday again rebuffed a push for the Senate to take up a bill increasing coronavirus relief checks to Americans from $600 to $2,000.
COVID Stimulus: McConnell Rejects Standalone $2,000 Stimulus Checks, Links Money To Other Trump RequestsSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blocked an attempt to vote on the $2,000 stimulus checks approved by the House, but resurrected the higher payments in a new bill that includes several items on President Donald Trump's wish list.
Stimulus Package Update: Congressional Leaders Move Closer To COVID Relief DealKey lawmakers are approaching a deal on an economic relief package that would include unemployment benefits, but not state and local aid or a liability shield.
Stimulus Package Update: Are Politicians Finally Ready To Make A Deal?With COVID cases spiking nationwide, and the economy set to feel the effects, politicians start to get more serious about a stimulus package.
Stimulus Package Update: Politicians Still Can't Agree On Type Of Aid Or How Much To SpendDemocrats and Republicans agree on the need for a stimulus package, but disagree on specifics like stimulus checks and and the overall cost.
Stimulus Package Update: What Will A Biden Administration Mean For More Aid?Containing the COVID-19 pandemic and rebuilding the economy top the list for the incoming Biden administration, and a stimulus package will be a key component.
Stimulus Package Update: While Politicians Negotiate, Economic Damage ContinuesWith negotiations on a second round of stimulus ongoing, the chance of a package that can pass both the House and Senate seems remote.
Stimulus Package Update: Is A Deal Even Possible At This Point?House Democrats and the Trump administration agreeing on stimulus terms isn't even the biggest obstacle to a stimulus package.
Pelosi: McConnell's Support For Dismissing Impeachment Articles Is A 'Cover-Up'House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's support for a resolution to dismiss the two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump a "cover up."
Senate Leader Sets Friday Test Vote on Kavanaugh NominationThe Senate braced for a crucial initial vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh's tottering Supreme Court nomination after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set his polarized chamber on a schedule to decide a confirmation battle that has consumed the nation.
GOP Senate Leader: Remove Hemp From Controlled Substance ListSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that he'll introduce legislation to legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity.
'I Believe The Women': Senate GOP Leader Tells Roy Moore To Step AsideThe Senate's top Republican said Monday that GOP candidate Roy Moore should quit his Alabama race amid allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl decades ago.
President's Verbal Shots Against McConnell Complicate Trump AgendaMcConnell dinged Trump this past week for "excessive expectations" about what can happen in Congress. That didn't sit well with the president, who lashed out against McConnell.
Divided Senate Confirms Gorsuch Supreme Court NominationPresident Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, was confirmed Friday after Republicans tore up the Senate's voting rules to allow him to ascend to the high court over furious Democratic objections.
U.S. Senate Reaches Deal To End Shutdown, Lift Debt CeilingWith hours left for Congress to finalize and pass legislation before the United States' borrowing authority expires, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., formally unveiled a plan Wednesday that will fund the government through Jan. 15 and lift the debt limit through Feb. 7.