Congress

How to get paid sick leave or paid time off to stay home with your kids for 2 weeks

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act provides 14 days of paid time off, even if your employer doesn't give you sick time.Read more

Another attempt to move ahead on virus aid package snags

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Congress has run into more roadblocks trying to complete a nearly $2 trillion economic rescue package.Read more

As coronavirus crisis deepens, Congress close to economic rescue deal

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Congressional negotiators and the White House were set to resume talks Sunday, racing to push a massive economic rescue package.Read more


House passes coronavirus response bill, Senate to consider next week

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The aid package from Congress would provide free tests, sick pay for workers and bolster food programs.Read more

House moving forward with War Powers Resolution vote to limit Trump's military action

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The House says it is moving forward with Rep. Elissa Slotkin's War Powers Resolution amid continuing tensions between the U.S. and Iran.Read more

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

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Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, has been found guilty at his trial in federal court in Washington.Read more

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings seeks husband's seat in Congress

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The widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings has resigned as Maryland's Democratic Party chair to run for her late husband's congressional seat.Read more

John Conyers, longest serving black congressman, dies at 90

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Former U.S. Rep. John Conyers, one of the longest-serving black members of Congress, has died at the age of 90.Read more

Congresswoman creates "Impeach the MF" t-shirts to raise campaign funds

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A congresswoman is supporting her fellow Democrats' move to impeach President Donald Trump with a t-shirt that recalls expletive-laden quote she uttered in January.Read more


High-capacity magazines get new scrutiny as Congress returns

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Lawmakers around the country are making a renewed push to ban high-capacity magazines that gunmen have used in many recent massacres, allowing them to inflict mass...Read more

State treasurer joins race for Indiana congressional seat

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Indiana's state treasurer is the latest candidate entering the race for the congressional seat being given up by Republican Rep. Susan Brooks.Read more