Senate Poised to Pass Huge Industrial Policy Bill to Counter China

The broad support for the bill highlights how competition with Beijing is one of the few issues that can still unite both political parties. By David E. Sanger, Catie Edmondson, David McCabe and Thomas Kaplan WASHINGTON — Faced with an urgent competitive

Klobuchar to Propose Ban on Prechecked Boxes in Political Donations

The chair of the Senate Rules Committee, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, is set to introduce legislation on Monday to ban political campaigns from guiding online donors into recurring donations by default, a practice that has drawn criticism for luring supporters

Voting Rights Standoff Stalls Trump-Inspired Ethics Measures

WASHINGTON — After Donald J. Trump lost the election and was impeached for his role in the Capitol riot, democracy preservation groups pointed with urgency to what they called a last, best chance to address the holes in the Constitution

The Second Stimulus Package: Here’s What’s Included

WASHINGTON — Unveiling the second major stimulus bill of the pandemic, Congress on Monday approved a $900 billion package aimed at addressing the needs of millions of Americans who have been forced to weather the effects of the coronavirus for

With Government Reform Package, Democrats Eye an Era After Trump

WASHINGTON — House Democrats unveiled a far-reaching package of government reforms on Wednesday meant to protect federal watchdogs, bulk up congressional oversight powers and impose new penalties on presidential appointees who violate an ethics law by participating in political activities