Congress

FILE - In this May 3, 2020, file photo, light shines from inside the U.S. Capitol dome at dusk on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
WRVA News
June 01, 2020 - 12:39 pm
By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — One small-town Oklahoma mayor testified before Congress she’s worried the city's 18-bed hospital can't handle a second Covid-19 wave. Many counties are slashing sizable chunks of their government work force. States are staring down...
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Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on the nomination of Judge Justin Walker to be a U.S. Circuit Court judge for the District of Columbia Circuit on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 6
(Caroline Brehman/Pool Photo via AP)
AP News
May 28, 2020 - 5:38 pm
Graham urges older judges to retire so GOP can fill openings
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
AP News
May 27, 2020 - 8:13 pm
History in the making as House casts proxy votes in pandemic
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In this May 19, 2020, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks with reporters after meeting with Senate Republicans at their weekly luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
WRVA News
May 26, 2020 - 12:44 pm
By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to “go big,” as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit “pause,” as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists. It's a...
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Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., listens to testimony before the Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)
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AP News
May 14, 2020 - 1:07 pm
Burr Steps Aside as Senate Intelligence Chair
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2020, file photo, the Capitol is seen at sunrise in Washington. Businesses are going belly up, tens of millions have been laid off and by some measures, the U.S. seems headed for another Great Depression.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
AP News
May 14, 2020 - 7:46 am
As coronavirus rolls on, Republicans hit 'pause' on new aid
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FILE - In this March 3, 2020 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell pauses during a news conference in Washington.
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
AP News
May 13, 2020 - 4:48 pm
Powell warns of a possible sustained recession from pandemic
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Jeff Katz
May 13, 2020 - 4:36 pm
Republicans get two big wins in special elections on Tuesday. Click here for more details.
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FILE - In this March 3, 2020 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell pauses during a news conference in Washington. Powell provided a bleak outlook for the U.S. economy in remarks Wednesday, May 13. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
AP News
May 13, 2020 - 10:32 am
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell warned Wednesday of the threat of a prolonged recession resulting from the viral outbreak and urged Congress and the White House to act further to prevent long-lasting economic damage.
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The rising sun shines over the Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday morning, May 11, 2020.
(AP Photos/Mark Sherman)
AP News
May 12, 2020 - 3:27 pm
Supreme Court divided over Trump tax, bank records
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