US Congress

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.) speaks during a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center on Friday, July 24, 2020.
The top Democratic recipients of Big Pharma cash in Congress are echoing industry talking points in opposition to a push to suspend key intellectual property protections.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Sen. Joe Manchin opposes making Washington, D.C. the nation's 51st state through the legislative process, arguing that a constitutional amendment is needed for the popular move. (Photo: Al Drago/Washington Post via Getty Images)
"Over the course of U.S. history, we've added 37 states," said one expert who...
Jenna McGuire, staff writer
A Miami Police officer watches protestors from an armored vehicle during a rally in Miami, Florida on May 31, 2020 in response to the killing of George Floyd. (Photo: Ricardo Arduengo/AFP via Getty Images)
"We must end state violence and knee-jerk militarism, wherever it occurs...