Sens. Sanders, Hawley Push for Second Round $1.2K Stimulus Checks
They're pushing for a vote on a new round of $1,200 relief checks.
Sens. Bernie Sanders and Josh Hawley could also force a shutdown. They're pushing for a vote on a new round of $1,200 relief checks.
A bipartisan group of senators and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have offered two different relief proposals that do not include checks to Americans.
Concerns over prayer breakfast lead Congress to take it over
The organizer and host for this year's breakfast will be the National Prayer Breakfast Foundation, headed by former Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark.By Patrick Semansky /AP
House GOP seeks new restrictions on use of US oil stockpile
Pres. Biden withdrew 180 million barrels from the strategic reserve over several months, bringing the stockpile to its lowest level since the 1980s.By Department of Energy / AP
House GOP wastes no time launching investigations
With their new majority in hand, House Republicans have made it clear that government oversight will be a huge focus.By Jose Luis Magana / AP
Wintry weather scrubs more than 1,000 flights in US
More cancellations are expected in coming days as Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas deal with freezing temperatures and wintry precipitation.By Brynn Anderson / AP
Israel's new government sparks concern for the future of its democracy
Far-right changes to Israel's government has some experts and citizens concerned for the future rule of law in the country.By Reuters / AP
WHO says COVID remains an emergency but is in transition
The World Health Organization said there is still uncertainty in COVID-19's future, but the virus is at a "transition point."By Shutterstock