Kyiv's war effort to defend itself from Russia's invasion may grind to a halt without tens of billions of dollars in military and economic assistance, the Biden administration told Congress.
Democrats want Israel and Ukraine funding to be linked together. House Republicans are proposing a standalone bill with roughly $14 billion for Israel offset with cuts to the Internal Revenue Service.
The House can't do legislative business until it elects a new speaker. Their growing to-do list includes keeping the government open, as well as policy issues like Ukraine aid and defense spending.
The Florida congressman is proud to be the one to oust former Speaker Kevin McCarthy. That move hasn't won him any prizes with House Republicans but his constituents want to see more just like it.
Republicans plan to convene for a candidate forum on Tuesday and hold a speakership vote on Wednesday. While it's not clear who will be running, there's no question they face a tough road ahead.
McHenry, the bespectacled and bow-tied gentleman from North Carolina, is in the spotlight as the speaker pro tempore, the reluctant leader of a paralyzed House of Representatives.
Kevin McCarthy's run as speaker was relatively short and anything but sweet.
As hard-line House Republicans move to oust Kevin McCarthy from his speakership, Democrats say they won't help him. "Let them wallow in their pigsty of incompetence," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal.
The Washington, D.C., region is home to about 400,000 federal employees, plus members of the military and government contractors. In a government shutdown, they face no pay and lots of uncertainty.
The Ukrainian leader is in D.C. Thursday to meet with Congress, the Pentagon and the White House. Some $24 billion in new aid to Ukraine is in limbo ahead of a possible government shutdown.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's decision not to enforce an unofficial dress code has elicited strong reactions and dominated talk on Capitol Hill, even as a potential government shutdown looms.
From Rep. Nancy Pelosi to Sens. Mitt Romney and Mitch McConnell, lawmakers' ages are a big subject of discussion and debate. One member of Congress shares ideas for increasing generational diversity.
Elected officials are (almost) the oldest they have ever been in Washington which is causing discussions over what it means to be fit for office.
"I'm gonna call the governor tomorrow," Rep. Ronny Jackson, R-Texas, said as he shouted obscenities at a trooper during an altercation at a rodeo.
GOP and Democratic lawmakers alike condemned the Wisconsin Republican after he spewed profanities at a group of Senate pages taking photos at the Capitol.