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03/06/2021   Washington Post Politics
One woman who worked with Andrew M. Cuomo when he was housing secretary said he gave her a physical embrace in a hotel room in 2000 that was “too tight, too intimate.” Cuomo denies her account.
03/06/2021   Washington Post Politics
Debate on the Senate floor stretched into the early morning hours of Saturday.
03/06/2021   Washington Post Politics
The $1.9 trillion package enjoys wide support across the country, polls show, but it comes with political and economic risks.
03/06/2021   Washington Post Politics
The letter was sent to the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Trump advisers confirmed.
03/06/2021   Washington Post Politics
As Harris seeks to build a political identity, she faces dueling pressures from impatient Democratic activists and a more methodical Biden administration. A recent spat over the minimum wage highlights her conundrum.
03/06/2021   Washington Post Politics
The move is part of a push to oust controversial Trump appointees who were seen by some Democrats as hostile to the mission of the agencies they served.
03/06/2021   Washington Post Politics
As state GOP lawmakers move to restrict voting, congressional Democrats push to make voting easier, change campaign finance laws and shift power over redistricting
03/06/2021   Washington Post Politics
Sinema’s vote in some ways recalls the late Arizona senator John McCain (R), and it drew ire on the left.
03/06/2021   Washington Post Politics
Sinema’s vote in some ways recalls the late Arizona senator John McCain (R), and it drew ire on the left.
03/06/2021   Washington Examiner Politics
After staying quiet for nearly a week, a member of the Baltimore City Council said he will push for a public hearing to address growing concerns that a city school promoted hundreds of students despite them repeatedly failing their classes.
03/05/2021   Washington Examiner Politics
Senate Democrats reached a deal with key centrists, including Joe Manchin, on a $1.9 trillion spending package to extend enhanced federal unemployment benefits until Sept. 6 but lower them from $400 to $300 per week while making the first $10,600 nontaxable.
03/05/2021   Washington Post Politics
The Senate is considering amendments to a $1.9 trillion package that Democrats are prepared to pass without Republican support.
03/05/2021   Washington Examiner Politics
The Biden administration is taking partial credit for the World Health Organization’s decision to backtrack on releasing an early summary of findings from the joint China-WHO team, which conducted an early 2021 investigation into the coronavirus origins.
03/05/2021   Washington Post Politics
Shalanda Young, a widely respected former congressional aide, would be the first woman of color to lead the Office of Management and Budget.
03/05/2021   Washington Post Politics
Jacob Chansley to remain in jail pending trial as a judge considers his release. The judge said in a detention hearing that Chansley appeared in an interview without proper authorization.
03/05/2021   Washington Post Politics
Republicans and conservatives have focused in recent days on what they view as “cancel culture” issues like Dr. Seuss, the Muppets and Potato Head, even as a $1.9 trillion covid-19 relief package moves through Congress.
03/05/2021   Washington Examiner Politics
Florida’s proposed "Combating Public Disorder Act" is one step away from House approval and transfer to the Senate, where the controversial “anti-mob” bill is likely to be adopted and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis before the 2021 legislative session adjourns in May.
03/05/2021   Washington Post Politics
Follow the president-elect’s progress filling nearly 800 positions, among the 1,250 that require Senate confirmation, in this tracker from The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service.
03/05/2021   Washington Examiner Politics
Kentucky along with its cities and counties stand to receive more than $4 billion in direct aid as part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, the latest COVID-19 relief bill working its way through Congress.
03/05/2021   Washington Examiner Politics
Nearly a year after the COVID-19 pandemic, business leaders argue they know how to work in-person safely.
03/05/2021   Washington Post Politics
The future of voting rights — in state legislatures across the country and before the Supreme Court.
03/05/2021   Washington Post Politics
Defenders of Sen. Ron Johnson's delay tactic cite its necessity. That's a stretch.
03/05/2021   Washington Examiner Politics
A group of Louisiana legislators is asking Gov. John Bel Edwards to lift rules meant to control the spread of COVID-19.
03/05/2021   Washington Examiner Politics
A report released by WalletHub claims Virginia is the least safe state for COVID-19, but Gov. Ralph Northam’s office rejected the findings, arguing the methodology is flawed.
03/05/2021   Washington Post Politics
Agencies have been directed on how to revoke Trump actions that undermined federal unions, facilitated firing feds faster and disrupted the workforce.
03/05/2021   Washington Post Politics
Americans prefer a realistic approach to combatting the coronavirus, something Trump never seemed to grasp.
03/05/2021   Washington Post Politics
Americans prefer a realistic approach to combatting the coronavirus, something Trump never seemed to grasp.
03/05/2021   Washington Examiner Politics
Virginians are flocking to the new sports betting scene in large numbers shortly after the practice became legal less than two months ago, according to PlayVirginia, which provides analysis on the gaming industry.
03/05/2021   Washington Examiner Politics
A group of more than two dozen Republican lawmakers are uniting to urge President Biden to re-declare a national emergency as migrant numbers surge and threaten to overwhelm facilities.
03/05/2021   Washington Post Politics
The action comes as one accuser expands upon her allegation of misconduct by Cuomo.