U.S. Congress

Several high-profile Republicans embraced the vaccine this week, but others are still stepping on the message.
Rep. Ronny Jackson was hoping to deflect attention from the huge number of Republicans who aren't vaccinated or won't say if they are.
House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy responded by saying he's pulling all five of his picks for the committee.
“Nothing is off-limits,” said Rep. Bennie Thompson, who has been tapped as chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee.
“Different families will deal with a pregnancy loss in their own ways, but they deserve the opportunity to deal with it,” said Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a co-lead on the Support Through Loss Act.
“I have repeatedly called on Congress to pass the American Dream and Promise Act, and I now renew that call with the greatest urgency,” Biden said.
The Democratic lawmaker joined Black women demonstrating for the Senate to pass federal voting rights legislation.
More than 50 Texas lawmakers left the state to stall Republican voter suppression efforts and urge Congress to take action on voting rights.
Democrats’ so-called “two-track” plan on infrastructure faces a critical moment.
“The work of Congress is not a joke or reality show," said the executive director of Value In Electing Women PAC.