In Congress

Keeping up with legislation, congressional investigations, member actions and the general goings-on in the halls of Congress.

Republican Senators, Manchin Vote To Revive Trump-Era NEPA Reform

The Senate voted to reinstate rules helping expedite the construction of energy infrastructure that persisted under former President Donald Trump,…

3 days ago

Nancy Pelosi’s Husband Still Owns Huge Stake In Chips Stocks, Records Show

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband Paul still owns a substantial stake in shares of two chip stocks as legislation heads…

3 days ago

Senate Dem, Automakers Working To Kill ‘Buy American’ Provision In Climate Bill, Keep Sourcing In China

Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan is working to remove crucial tax credit restrictions for electric vehicles (EVs) in her…

3 days ago

Senate Approves Sweden and Finland’s Entry into NATO

The United States Senate voted to approve a treaty to allow Sweden and Finland to join the North Atlantic Treaty…

4 days ago

Senate Dems Fight to Prevent ‘Draining The Swamp’

Senate Democrats are scrambling to enact legislation that would prevent former President Donald Trump or another Republican elected as president…

4 days ago

Manchin’s Reward For Supporting Dem Spending Bill Can Be Easily Thrown Out

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia sponsored his party’s spending bill due to party leaders’ promises to expedite permits…

4 days ago

Democrats Are Turbo-Charging The IRS To Go After The Middle Class

The reconciliation package proposed by Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin and Chuck Schumer includes $80 billion in new funding for the…

4 days ago

Jim Jordan Tells GOP To ‘Tee Up’ And Embrace Populism For 2024

Republican Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan believes that the conservative movement should continue to embrace populist tendencies.  Jordan acknowledged that populist conservatism…

6 days ago

‘Got Suckered’: Manchin Handing EPA Ability to Circumvent SCOTUS, Throttle Coal Industry

The new reconciliation bill backed by Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia contains funding provisions that could allow the Environmental…

7 days ago

Dems’ Manchin-Approved ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ Will Have No Effect On Inflation, Analysis Finds

Democrats’ new spending bill, the “Inflation Reduction Act of 2022,” will have a statistically insignificant impact on inflation, according to…

1 week ago

Green Stocks Surge After Dems Agree On Multi-Billion Dollar Spending Package

Green energy shares spiked on Thursday after Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia agreed to back a multi-billion dollar Democratic spending…

1 week ago

Democrats Plan To Shell Out Almost $80 Billion To Supersize The IRS

A new Democratic spending package will expand the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in an attempt to raise government revenues…

1 week ago

Manchin’s Tax and Spend Bill Shafts Coal Miners With Massive Tax Hike

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, the nation’s second-largest producer of coal, is backing a spending bill that will…

1 week ago

The Pelosis ‘Appear To Have Taken Advantage Of Inside Information,’ Says Former Fed Chair

Nancy Pelosi and her husband Paul “appear to have taken advantage of inside information” in connection with stock trades, a…

2 weeks ago

Dem’s New Machin-Approved Spending Bill Imposes Methane Tax that Consumers will Pay

Senate Democrats agreed Wednesday to the biggest climate spending package in U.S. history, including billions in new taxes on methane…

2 weeks ago