Dems Tap Fmr. Kentucky Gov. To Counter Trump Speech To CongressDemocrats tapped former Kentucky governor Steve Beshear to respond to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday evening.
Fed Chair Yellen: 'Too Early To Know What Policy Changes Will Be Put In Place'Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Tuesday the central bank will "evaluate whether employment and inflation are continuing to evolve in line with [the Fed's] expectations, in which case a further adjustment of the federal funds rate would likely be appropriate."
Congress Now In Session, Not Without Tensions Over TrumpThe new Republican-majority Congress is in session and has already received a scolding from President-Elect Donald Trump who urged lawmakers to focus on what's important.
McConnell To Lead Senate GOP, Schumer New Democratic Leader Senate Republicans re-elected Mitch McConnell to be their majority leader as Congress is set to start working on Donald Trump's agenda next year.
Congress Back In Session: Ryan Re-elected While House Dems Delay VoteCongress is back in session for the first time since Republicans won both the White House and both houses in Congress.
Congress, After Partisan Convulsions, Does The Bare MinimumAfter an intense weeks-long struggle, Congress finalized a deal to fund the government days ahead of a shutdown deadline and provide funding for the Zika fight.
McConnell: Congress Should Discuss Fixes To 9/11 LawThe Senate's top Republican has warned that legislation enacted over President Barack Obama's veto to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts may have "unintended ramifications" and that lawmakers should discuss fixes to the measure.
Congress Overrides Obama's Veto Of Sept. 11th BillCongress has rejected a veto by President Barack Obama for the first time since he became president.
Rick Scott Urges Action, Says More Zika Dollars NeededFresh off his visit to the nation’s capital, Gov. Rick Scott announced new jobs today, christening the opening of a fiber options firm that moved from Pennsylvania to Ft. Lauderdale.
Canova Could Seek Rematch Against Wasserman SchultzAfter losing the August primary that drew national attention, Broward County Democrat Tim Canova has taken an initial step toward again challenging U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz in 2018.
Senate Democrats Block Zika Funding Package Over Restrictions On Planned ParenthoodIn its first vote Tuesday, Senate Democrats for the third time blocked a $1.1 billion Zika funding package.
Secret Chapter Of 9/11 Inquiry Released After 13-Year WaitCongress released a once top secret report into 9/11 that looked into whether Saudis knew what the hijackers were planning once they got to the U.S.