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Senate approves bipartisan stimulus package late Wednesday as congressional leaders whip support

The Senate has passed the $2 trillion stimulus package in response to coronavirus. Now, the bill moves on to the House. → Read More

Senate hopes to pass bipartisan stimulus Wednesday as congressional leaders whip support

A vote on the Senate's bipartisan deal has not been scheduled yet as congressional leaders search for support of coronavirus relief. → Read More

House Democrats mull changing rules to allow proxy voting amid coronavirus pandemic

House Rules Chairman Jim McGovern submits a report proposing proxy voting as lawmakers fear gathering for legislative business. → Read More

Senate showdown over pandemic relief stalls as Pelosi preps Democratic bill

Republicans complain Democrats have turned negotiations into a “left-wing episode of Supermarket Sweep.” → Read More

Senate scrambles to strike deal on $1T pandemic relief for businesses, families

The U.S. Senate is scrambling to craft a $1 trillion relief package to help the economy and workers, with a vote possible on Monday. → Read More

House set to vote on coronavirus economic relief once Pelosi and Mnuchin cut deal

Lawmakers prepare to vote on a stimulus bill to ease the economic pain created by the novel coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

House Democrats rush to finalize bill to address economic pain of coronavirus outbreak ahead of recess

An effort to soften the coronavirus' economic impact comes amid continued financial decline -- after Congress approved $8.3 billion for health issues created by outbreak. → Read More

Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz wears gas mask during vote to address new coronavirus

As the House voted on a $8.3 billion emergency measure to fund the administration's response to the coronavirus, Rep. Matt Gaetz wore a gas mask onto the floor. → Read More

Democrats demand investigation after whistleblower complaint on new coronavirus

Democrats demand a briefing from the administration next week while calling for an investigation after a whistleblower filed a complaint on COVID-19 response. → Read More

Congressional efforts to strike coronavirus funding agreement plagued by partisanship

As urgent as the coronavirus crisis might seem, Congress might not take up emergency funding for two weeks. → Read More

President Trump says he hasn't been briefed on Russian interference in 2020

After a week of reports that President Trump and Bernie Sanders are being pumped up by Russian meddling, the president said he has "not been briefed at all." → Read More

Trump reshapes intel community, calls reports Russia helping his reelection a 'hoax'

President Trump has had difficulty finding a confirmable nominee for Director of National Intelligence, dismisses reports Russia helping reelect him. → Read More

Trump taps US ambassador to Germany as acting director of national intelligence

President Donald Trump has named Richard Grenell as acting director of national intelligence. → Read More

Trump maintains online criticism of Roger Stone case, despite AG Barr's plea to stop

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to criticize the judge in the Roger Stone case and bash the Mueller investigation. → Read More

Pelosi accuses Trump of abusing power by interfering in Roger Stone case

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asserts DOJ's reversal on Stone sentencing recommendation is another “abuse of power” by the president that must be investigated by Congress. → Read More

Covering the Trump impeachment: Behind the scenes with

Members of the ABC News team covering the Trump impeachment gives their insights from witnessing history from the front lines. → Read More

Pelosi says Trump's State of the Union speech was 'tear-able'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she "felt very liberated" after she ripped up President Trump’s State of the Union address. → Read More

AOC and fellow Democrats have some cutting remarks about why they're skipping the SOTU

AOC is among at least 11 House Democrats skipping the State of the Union. → Read More

Trump impeachment trial live updates: Closing arguments ahead of acquittal vote

Senators hear closing arguments Monday at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial ahead of a final acquittal vote on Wednesday. → Read More

Trump impeachment trial: Senate votes no to witnesses, acquittal vote Wednesday

By a vote of 51-49, Senate Republicans Friday defeat a Democratic effort to call witnesses at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. It's unclear what happens next. → Read More