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U.S. Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Georgia.

Georgia’s Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was condemned by politicians from both sides for remarks she made comparing the wearing of masks and vaccination logos to the persecution and murder of Jews by Nazis during the Holocaust. Read more»

Department of Homeland Security officials and Capitol Police inspect a shattered window in the door to the Speaker’s Lobby outside the House chamber on Jan.. 6, just hours after authorities quelled an insurrection there.

The U.S. House voted Wednesday 252-175 to give the go-ahead to the formation of an independent, bipartisan commission that would investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, despite objections from Republican leaders that the scope of the commission was not wide enough and other investigations are ongoing. Read more»

Attempts to pass a massive voting reforms bill known as the For the People Act in the Senate Rules Committee ended in a tie vote, meaning Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer likely would have to use a Senate procedure to bring the bill to the floor and shows the uphill battle ahead for the legislation. Read more»

Any legislation to close loopholes on gun background checks will face a steep climb in the Senate, where Democrats would need 60 votes to advance legislation under the chamber’s filibuster rules.

President Joe Biden on Tuesday urged the U.S. Senate to immediately pass legislation to close loopholes on background checks for guns and to ban assault weapons, following a mass shooting that killed 10 at a Colorado supermarket. “This should not be a partisan issue,” Biden said. “This is an American issue.” He added that it was wrong “to wait another minute, let alone an hour, to take common-sense steps that will save lives in the future.” Read more»

Gov. Doug Ducey speaking with attendees at a 'Tax Cuts Now' rally on Nov. 6, 2017.

President Biden’s massive pandemic stimulus law pumps a welcome infusion of federal aid into state and local government coffers — but one brief section is raising questions about whether states are barred from cutting their own taxes if they accept the federal help. Read more»

Pro-Trump insurgents entered the U.S. Senate Chamber on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, DC., delaying the certification of Joe Biden's electoral win.

After a day of insurrection and deadly violence at the U.S. Capitol, lawmakers certified Electoral College votes declaring Joe Biden the winner of the November presidential election. Read more»

Inside an Amazon warehouse.

Senate Republicans dropped their insistence that a liability shield be included in a bipartisan COVID-19 relief package, but union advocates worry that the measure could spring back to life next year, harming workers and undercut the Biden administration's plans to control the pandemic. Read more»

A deal on a coronavirus relief package finally emerged on Sunday night, after members of Congress resolved a days-long impasse over a provision sought by U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania to ensure that several temporary Federal Reserve lending programs will end this year. Read more»

U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., is sworn in during a reenactement by Vice President Mike Pence as Kelly’s wife, Gabby Giffords, the former Democratic congresswoman from the Tucson area, holds a family Bible in the old Senate chamber of the U.S. Capitol. Kelly’s swearing-in gives Arizona two Democratic senators for the first time in almost 70 years.

Less than a month after Election Day, Mark Kelly was sworn in as the junior senator from Arizona on Wednesday and will serve the remaining two years of the late Sen. John McCain’s term. Read more»

Newly elected U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly stands beside his wife, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, while Vice President Mike Pence swears him into the Senate on Dec. 2, 2020.

Arizona's Mark Kelly was sworn in Wednesday as a U.S. senator, giving the state two Democrats in the Senate for the first time in nearly 70 years and reducing Republican control in that chamber to 52-48. Read more»

In a Tuesday press conference, lawmakers unveiled a four-month, $908 billion proposal that would fund transportation, the paycheck protection program to help businesses pay their employees, food assistance and coronavirus testing centers. Read more»

President Donald Trump announcing Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court in a Sept. 26 Rose Garden ceremony, where several of the hundreds of attendees are believed to have contracted COVID-19. Barrett, whose confirmation was rushed through the Senate, was sworn in Monday at a White House event that Trump said would be smaller than the nomination announcement.

Arizona senators split along party lines after rushed vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday. Read more»

Martha McSally joined several other vulnerable Republican senators in voting with Democrats to bar the Department of Justice from supporting a lawsuit the Supreme Court will take up in November that aims to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Read more»

Mark Kelly opposes adding new seats to the U.S. Supreme Court, a proposal that some Democrats are floating if Senate Republicans confirm a replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Read more»

The GOP plan failed to include direct aid to cities and states, a priority for Democrats, or rental relief or nutrition assistance. Read more»

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