US House

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"What did the Senate majority fight for? One of the largest corporate bailouts, with as few strings as possible, in American history."
Jon Queally, staff writer
Flanked by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at the US Capitol to attend the Republicans weekly policy luncheon on March 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
"Instead of forcing American taxpayers to spend $500 billion subsidizing a fund...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The only way to escape this trap is to avoid stepping into it in the first...


Most cringeworthy moment of a too-often cringeworthy Congress, ever: The pallid churlish leaders of the House and Senate forced by circumstance - a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King - to hold hands and join in an excruciating, swaying, bumbling rendition of "We Shall Overcome." Mitch McConnell wins the Deer In Headlights Award, by a graceless hair. Maybe one day we'll overcome these people. Here's Pete Seeger, doing it right.