WASHINGTON — The Senate voted 69-30 Tuesday to approve a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, a historic piece of legislation that could reshape American lives for decades. The measure fulfills a call from President Biden for the two major parties to work together to deliver one of his top priorities, but it faces an uncertain […]
WASHINGTON — With voting rights legislation stalled in the Senate because of Republican opposition, Vice President Harris suggested that she has talked to senators about exceptions to the legislative filibuster but said she will not be publicly negotiating an issue that the White House insists is up to lawmakers, she told NPR in an interview […]
The package delivers a new round of financial assistance to Americans grappling with the impact of the pandemic. The House will need to vote on the final version.
The final vote, after an all-night session, would allow Democrats to bypass the GOP and pass President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill with no Republican support.
WASHINGTON — The House impeachment case against Donald Trump has been delivered to the Senate for his upcoming trial. House Democratic prosecutors made the ceremonial walk across the Capitol late Monday to deliver the charge of incitement of insurrection, but Republican senators are easing off their criticism of the former president. It’s an early sign […]
Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff both need to defeat GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, respectively, for Democrats to win control of the Senate. With one win, the GOP keeps the gavel.
President Trump’s third nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court delivered her opening statement Monday, along with the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Currently, there are 93 individuals in 13 Illinois counties who have tested positive for COVID-19. Click here for a map of the affected counties and other resources from WILL’s Coronavirus Information Center. Champaign County Woman Diagnosed With COVID-19 URBANA – Champaign County’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 is a woman in her fifties. She called the […]
Senators voted as expected to clear President Trump on both articles of impeachment filed by the House. Now Washington must try to pick up the pieces.