Democrats to ‘Act Big’ on $1.9T Aid; GOP Wants Plan Split

WASHINGTON — Democrats in Congress and the White House rejected a Republican pitch to split President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue plan into smaller chunks on Thursday, with lawmakers appearing primed to muscle the sweeping economic and virus aid ...

Democrats Tighten Control With House Rules Changes

WASHINGTON — Democrats controlling the House moved aggressively Monday to tighten their hold over the chamber despite their narrow margin, ramming through a rules package that limits the potential for embarrassing votes and caters to the party’s progressive wi...