Even if Biden did what progressives are calling for, experts say it would do little to change the larger structural issues with post-secondary education in the U.S.
Smith’s climate plan gets shot down, Klobuchar’s voting rights bill filibustered and Craig celebrates waterskiing.
On Wednesday, the Biden administration announced it will seek a “mineral withdrawal” for lands in the Rainy River watershed in Superior National Forest, near the Boundary Waters.
The study, begun in the final days of the Obama administration, was canceled by former President Donald Trump just four months shy of its completion.
Democrats raised the debt limit, DHS announced opening of the northern border and Rep. Tom Emmer urged Americans to learn to code.
The bill sets out standards for determining whether a redistricting plan unfairly favors one party, and clarifies the role of federal courts in the process.
Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen testified before a Senate committee about the company’s pursuit of growth in the face of real harms it was causing — and brought documents to back up her case.
A Facebook whistleblower, a challenger to Rep. Betty McCollum and a federal boost for ranked choice voting — for state and local elections.
This congressman is about crypto now.
Congress is still arguing over infrastructure and the federal budget but the government is funded (for now).
There’s no (FY22) money in politics, a lame rally and the Senate parliamentarian throws a wrench in Dems’ plans.
Talk about irreconcilable differences.
The cost of child care is currently too high for many U.S. families to afford, even as workers in the child care industry earn low wages and few benefits. Democrats in Congress are hoping an infusion of federal cash can change the equation.
The Freedom to Vote Act, less expansive than March’s For the People Act, is a bid to attract Republican votes for federal protections of voting rights.
Rep. Angie Craig will not defund the police, Olympic gymnasts share their story at the Capitol and a rally at Rep. Jim Hagedorn’s office.
Among other deadlines, funding for the federal government runs out at the end of the fiscal year on September 30.
Democrats argue over budget reconciliation, Amy Klobuchar reveals her fight with cancer and Jim Hagedorn under fire.
As the 2022 midterm elections approach, expect to hear “defund” a lot from Republicans, especially in competitive races.
Withdrawal from Afghanistan; Texas abortion law; and the Squad protests Line 3.
Since mid-August, staffers from U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips’ office — and many other congressional offices — have worked around the clock to help people get out of Afghanistan.