Progressive And Moderate Democrats Clash On Policies Heading Into 2021

November 13, 2020 - 5:01am EST
Photo Credit / Getty Images / AGGP

House Democrats are on track to begin 2021 with the slimmest majority in decades. Members on the progressive left and moderates are again at odds over whose policies should drive the Democratic party.

Mar 6 - 6:49pm EST

In remarks after a divided Senate approved his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, Biden credited dogged lawmakers and widespread public support with getting it across the finish line.

Mar 6 - 5:17pm EST

Research from New York University found that far-right accounts known for spreading misinformation drive engagement at higher rates than other news sources.

Mar 6 - 12:25pm EST

The package delivers a new round of financial assistance to Americans grappling with the impact of the pandemic. The House will need to vote on the final version.

Mar 6 - 9:39am EST

President Biden is enlisting union support for his plan to rebuild infrastructure. Labor leaders say he'll have a difficult balancing act if he wants to be the most labor-friendly president ever.

Mar 6 - 7:58am EST

The Senate is voting on changes to the Biden administration's pandemic aid bill after a long delay Friday caused by a disagreement over unemployment benefits.

Mar 6 - 7:58am EST

The New York Senate has passed a bill to limit Gov. Andrew Cuomo's emergency powers but the legislation still allows the governor to extend or amend many of his COVID-19 mandates.

Mar 5 - 7:42pm EST

It's the latest setback for Cuomo, who is facing a pair of political crises. But many of his critics say the legislation doesn't do enough to wrest power back from the executive branch.

Mar 5 - 5:54pm EST

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said new authorizations would have a more narrow focus.

Mar 5 - 11:18am EST

The change is a compromise between progressive members who wanted enhanced benefits for several more months and moderate Democrats who wanted to curb the weekly payments.