Kevin McCarthy, Chuck Schumer
After months of wrangling, the US Senate plans to vote this week on an ambitious Democratic bill on voting rights. The bill is already doomed. Senate rules require 60 votes to move most bills to final passage; this one has only 50 — all Democrats, opposed by all 50 Republicans.
Maya Angelou once said, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them.” Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., who is currently running to replace retiring Richard Shelby in the US Senate, has done that time and time again. Most recently, Brooks said
Georgia voters on Tuesday are set to decide the final Senate contest in the country, choosing between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican football legend Herschel Walker after a four-week runoff blitz that has drawn a flood of outside spending to an increasingly personal fight. This year’s runoff has lower stakes than the
On the Capitol’s most historic man cave, as on much else, Nancy Pelosi has left her mark. In her final weeks as the nation’s first female House speaker, a reflective Pelosi has been hosting small groups in a ground-floor hideaway tucked in a narrow hall off the beaten path, between two well-traveled corridors. It’s the Board of Education room
The initiative was signed on 15 November. The partnership will work with multiple government agencies to mobilise women's self-help groups and federations, to enhance farmers’ resilience.
At a gleaming new metro station on the edge of Shenzhen, the local government is promoting “carbon coins” to commuters to earn and trade for shopping vouchers and travel cards in a push to get households to join China’s fight against climate change.
After years of travelling abroad for work, I found myself grounded last year, brought home to Southern California not out of nostalgia but out of necessity.