Amid Stimulus Talks, Biden Signs Order to Help Factories

WASHINGTON — Taking whatever steps he can to galvanize the economy, President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order Monday to boost government buying from U.S. manufacturers as he begins the negotiation process with Congress over a $1.9 trillion stimulus ...

Trump Allies Scrambling for Strategy to Overturn Biden Win

WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers who are orchestrating an unprecedented attempt to overturn Joe Biden's election win over President Donald Trump have not settled on a full strategy ahead of Wednesday's joint session of Congress to confirm the Electoral Colleg...

COVID Relief Bill Morphs Into a Test of GOP Loyalty to Trump

WASHINGTON — Threatening to tank Congress’ massive COVID relief and government funding package, President Donald Trump’s demand for bigger aid checks for Americans is forcing Republicans traditionally wary of such spending into an uncomfortable test of allegia...

Retiring Rep. Kennedy Says Greed Hinders Aid to Those in Need

WASHINGTON — Retiring Rep. Joe Kennedy III used his farewell speech from Congress on Wednesday to deride the “great lie of our times” that the government lacks the resources and will to help people in need. He said the real problem is greed, not scarcity. S...