Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-GA) is planning a bill to ban stock trading by federal lawmakers and their spouses, but it faces an uphill battle this year.
The election assaults of pro-Trump Republicans can be traced back to the conspiracy theories of the Tea Party protests and gerrymandering by GOP legislators.
In May, a group of 18 Republican senators sought to block U.S. support for an IP waiver for Covid-19 vaccines, one that is fiercely opposed by the pharmaceutical industry.
Democracy activists are calling on the Biden White House to join talks about how the Senate can pass the Freedom to Vote Act this year.
The Build Back Better Act is in limbo in the U.S. House, with Democratic leaders delaying a vote on the bill on Friday, casting doubt over the fate of provisions added back into the plan that would curb prescription drug costs. In a dramatic late-night decision, Speaker Pelosi allowed a vote on the bipartisan infrastructure […]
Senators invested in tech stocks like Amazon, Apple, and Google may soon be voting on antitrust bills that would impact their portfolios.
The populist economic message that kept Democratic voter turnout high in this year's Georgia Senate runoffs has largely been absent over the past decade of close losses.
A recent investigation revealed that 90% of the far-right OAN's funding comes from AT&T-owned platforms.
Recent academic studies have found that private equity investment is rushing in to for-profit healthcare companies, but patients may not benefit.
As corporate-backed Democrats threaten to block the party's reconciliation bill, their talking points draw on support from deficit scold allies among party leaders and well-funded ideological groups.
House progressives have again introduced amendments to significantly reduce the massive Pentagon budget of at least $768 billion.
The For the People Act passed by the U.S. House in March, filibustered in the Senate in June, contains over a hundred pages of ethics legislation, along with changes to campaign finance laws and election access. All of the government ethics provisions have now been stripped out of the Senate Democrats’ compromise version, the Freedom […]
The Biden admin's $3.5 trillion spending plan over ten years would have a net cost of $1-1.75 trillion, budget groups say, far less than the Trump tax cuts of 2017.