Congress

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, makes a brief comment as he leaves the Capitol, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Washington. Mnuchin earlier met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
AP News
October 01, 2020 - 12:50 pm
The White House is backing a $400 per week pandemic jobless benefit and is dangling the possibility of a COVID-19 relief bill of $1.6 trillion as last-ditch, pre-election negotiations hit a critical phase Thursday.
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President Donald Trump listens during an event called "Kids First: Getting America's Children Safely Back to School" in the State Dining room of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
AP News
August 13, 2020 - 9:36 am
Americans counting on emergency coronavirus aid from Washington may have to wait until fall.
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Amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19, census worker Ken Leonard wears a mask as he mans a U.S. Census walk-up counting site set up for Hunt County in Greenville, Texas, Friday, July 31, 2020.
(AP Photo/LM Otero)
AP News
August 04, 2020 - 9:39 pm
Worries about 2020 census' accuracy grow with cut schedule
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, second from right, sit down in the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020.
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
AP News
August 04, 2020 - 1:14 am
Progress slow on virus relief bill as negotiations continue
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White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows speaks during a press briefing in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
August 01, 2020 - 10:15 am
Trump, GOP soften on opposition to $600 jobless benefit
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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as he walks from Marine One as he returns to the White House from Texas, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
July 30, 2020 - 11:25 am
Trump floats election 'delay' amid claim of voting fraud
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 The four Big Tech leaders will answer for their companies’ practices before Congress at a hearing by the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Evan Vucci, Jeff Chiu, Jens Meyer)
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Evan Vucci, Jeff Chiu, Jens Meyer)
WRVA News
July 29, 2020 - 1:09 pm
By MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Big Tech CEOs — Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google and Tim Cook of Apple — are set to answer for their companies’ practices before Congress as a House panel caps its yearlong investigation of market...
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Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, say farewell at the conclusion of a service for the late Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga.. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)
AP News
July 27, 2020 - 4:35 pm
Pelosi, others hail John Lewis as ‘conscience’ of Congress
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, July 20, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
WRVA News
July 22, 2020 - 12:48 pm
By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite disarray in the Republican ranks, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was pushing Wednesday to unveil a draft COVID-19 aid package as the White House resists Democratic demands for more virus testing, state funding and...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, July 20, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP News
July 21, 2020 - 9:17 am
President Donald Trump acknowledged a “big flareup” of COVID-19 cases, but divisions between the White House and Senate Republicans and differences with Democrats posed fresh challenges.
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