Senators Tell Biden to Use Russia Sanctions as Opportunity to Reduce Climate Change
Senators Tell Biden to Use Russia Sanctions as Opportunity to Reduce Climate Change
2022-04-01 22:00:18
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Two U.S. senators urged President Biden on Friday to use sanctions against Russian gas shipments as an opportunity to develop a joint strategy with European nations to reduce global warming. President Biden announced last week a plan to... Read More

House Panel to Hold Public Hearing on Stock Trading Reforms
2022-03-02 20:36:18
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The chair of the House Administration Committee has scheduled a public hearing on March 16 to examine proposed stock trading reforms for Congress. “Over the past several weeks, the Committee on House Administration has been conducting a review... Read More

Political News
President to Meet With Senate Democrats to Craft Filibuster Plan
2022-01-13 00:34:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will travel to Capitol Hill Thursday to begin crafting a plan to pass a pair of voting rights bills that have been stalled in the Senate for months. A major focus of Biden’s lunchtime visit... Read More

U.S. Senate
Senators to Watch as Dems Debate Changing Filibuster Rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Looming over Senate Democrats this year is a decision that could fundamentally change Congress: whether to change or eliminate the rules of the filibuster to enact President Joe Biden's agenda.  Liberal advocates have pushed hard for the... Read More

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Carbon Capture, Storage Garners Strong Bipartisan Support on Capitol Hill
2021-06-14 15:23:28
by Dan McCue

As technology goes, it hasn’t reached the level of maturity of other methods to address climate change -- like wind- or solar-energy -- but carbon capture and storage has certainly caught the attention of lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Among the... Read More

Political News
All Day Summit to Spotlight Rising Democrats
2021-05-24 20:28:00
by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON - The 2021 NewDEAL Ideas Summit, which kicks off Wednesday at 11:30 a.m., will feature an interview with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., along with discussions among some of the most innovative state and local elected Democrats from across the... Read More

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