New claims for state unemployment benefits dipped last week but remained high, showcasing the economic challenges facing President Biden.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal says people who refused to wear masks during last week's security lockdown created "a superspreader event ON TOP of a domestic terrorist attack."
The vice president was presiding as the Electoral College vote count is tallied. As violence broke out at the Capitol, President Trump rebuked Pence for following the law.
GOP Rep. Kevin Brady announced on Twitter Tuesday that he tested positive for the coronavirus. It follows a positive diagnosis for fellow Texan Republican Rep. Kay Granger.
The nearly $900 billion package includes an extension of jobless aid. The president's criticisms of the bill, including that relief payments would be too small, caught much of Washington by surprise.
President Trump has introduced a round of Christmas chaos that imperils direct payments to millions of Americans suffering due to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Thursday's hearing was the first time members of the Sackler family faced a public accounting for their alleged role in the nation's deadly opioid epidemic.
Kwanza Hall is Georgia’s newest congressman, even if he is serving for just a month. On Georgia Today, host Steve Fennessy talks with Rep. Hall about his legislative priorities and what it's like following in the footsteps of his predecessor — the late civil rights icon, John Lewis.
Many unemployed Americans have been tapping into their savings to pay bills. But those savings are going fast, and hopes for a new round of pandemic relief before the election are fading.
Wednesday on Political Rewind, we discuss the latest on a slate of crucial elections in Georgia as early voting numbers show record turnout. Only two days into the in-person early voting period, more than 10% of the state’s registered voters have already cast their ballots, either in person or absentee.
And yesterday, in Georgia's 6th Congressional District race, Democrat Rep. Lucy McBath and Republican challenger Karen Handel met in a tumultuous debate. Polling is tight between the two just three weeks from Election Day. We also touch on the 7th Congressional District race between Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux and Republican Rich McCormick for the seat of Republican Rep. Rob Woodall, who decided not to seek re-election.
Millions of Americans are suffering from the economic effects of the pandemic while Congress fails to agree on another round of relief.
Some employees will soon see a boost in take-home pay. The Trump administration has given employers the option to stop collecting payroll taxes. But workers may have to repay the money next year.
Partisan and ideological divisions have hobbled the nation’s response to the pandemic and our sinking economy. For one theory on how American politics became so toxic, Princeton professor and best-selling author Julian Zelizer turns to former Georgia Congressman and Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.
As Congress debates whether to renew supplemental unemployment benefits for people thrown out of work by the pandemic, new research shows those benefits offer a critical boost for the U.S. economy.
Under pressure to meet legal deadlines that Congress hasn't changed despite pandemic-related delays, the Census Bureau announced a new end date after NPR reported that door knocking will be cut short.