New Jersey 'Several Weeks Away' Before Potential Reopening, Gov. Phil Murphy SaysGov. Phil Murphy said Sunday that New Jersey is likely "several" weeks away from even a phase one reopening of the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Cuomo To McConnell: 'I Dare You' To Pass A Law Allowing States To Declare BankruptcyCuomo once again lit into Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's suggestion of not bailing out states like New York, New Jersey and Connecticut because they are largely Democratic and saying they should instead declare bankruptcy.
'Marie Antoinette Of The Senate': Cuomo, King Blast McConnell's 'Vicious' Push To Bankrupt New YorkMcConnell suggested on a radio show that Republicans should oppose additional aid for state and local governments such as New York and New Jersey in future coronavirus relief bills in what he later called a "blue state bailout."
Lawmakers Clash Over Next Steps On Trump ImpeachmentHouse and Senate leaders traded heated accusations the day after the vote to impeach President Trump, setting the stage for a Senate impeachment trial in the new year.
Schumer Sends Letter To McConnell To Set Framework For Senate Impeachment TrialThe House of Representatives is expected to vote on two articles of impeachment against President Trump this week.
9/11 First Responders Meet With Sen. Mitch McConnell, Push For Victims' Compensation FundMitch McConnell met with the retired police officers and firefighters weeks after comedian Jon Stewart and many ailing emergency workers criticized lawmakers for not acting faster to approve the funding.
Sen. Mitch McConnell To Meet 9/11 Responders To Discuss Victims' FundSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with Sept. 11 first responders following withering criticism from comedian Jon Stewart that Congress had failed to ensure that a victims' compensation fund never runs out of money.
First Responder Who Stood With Jon Stewart To Fight For 9/11 Victims Fund Enters Hospice CareLou Alvarez, one of the retired NYPD officers who just sat in an emotional congressional hearing with Jon Stewart, announced he has entered hospice care due to the incurable nature of his cancer.
Jon Stewart, McConnell Again Clash Over 9/11 Victim Compensation FundIn his testimony before Congress last week, Jon Stewart called out members who were not present for the hearing, but Majority leader Mitch McConnell says that's just the way things work.
Kavanaugh Says He 'Might Have Been Too Emotional' During Testimony Addressing AllegationsThe 53-year-old judge said in an op-ed that he knows his "tone was sharp, and I said a few things I should not have said" during testimony last week to the Judiciary Committee.
Senate Leaders Say They've Reached 2-Year Budget Deal As Government Shutdown LoomsSenate leaders say they've reached a two-year budget deal that boosts spending for both the military and domestic programs.
Federal Government Reopens After Spending Bill PassesThe Senate voted Monday to pass a bill that would extend government funding through Feb. 8. The House approved the measure shortly thereafter, sending the spending bill to the president, who quickly signed it.
GOP To Begin Reconciling House And Senate Tax Bills; Cuomo, Murphy Blast PlanHouse and Senate negotiators are tasked with working out the differences after the Senate approved its version on a 51-49 vote early Saturday.
White House: Trump Remains Committed To Building Border WallPresident Trump met with his legislative affairs team on Thursday to talk about how to get his agenda items through congress.
Trump 'Disappointed' By Collapse Of GOP Health Care Bill, Says 'Let Obamacare Fail'Republican Sens. Jerry Moran of Kansas and Mike Lee of Utah announced that they would not support the bill, bringing the number of Republicans opposed to at least four.