How Is the Fed Thinking About Unemployment?

As he guides the financial system through the coronavirus pandemic, Jerome Powell, the chair of the Federal Reserve, has worked to keep cash flowing through the economy. He’s done it…

Black Essential Workers Tell Biden What Surviving Coronavirus Pandemic Has Been Like

Black people working on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic spoke to President Joe Biden on Tuesday, describing the struggles they’ve faced during the COVID-19 crisis and encouraging anyone…

Fox News Accuses Democrats of “Capitalizing” on Texas Weather Disaster

Last week, the state of Texas experienced massive power outages due to a winter storm. The leaders of the state, many of them Republicans, didn’t seem to be interested in…

With Biden Behind on Confirmations, Senators Are Overloaded With Hearings

WASHINGTON — President Biden’s cabinet took steps toward belated completion on Tuesday with the confirmation of a United Nations ambassador and an agriculture secretary, but other top posts remained locked…

He Had to Drop Out of College. Then He Gave It $20 Million.

With no way of paying tuition, Calvin E. Tyler Jr. dropped out of college in his hometown, Baltimore, in 1963 before becoming a truck driver for UPS. He was quickly…

Capitol Hill’s busy day: Confirmation hearings, updates on the Russian hacking attack and more.

It was a busy day on Capitol Hill. President Biden’s nominees for interior and health secretary appeared before Senate committees, where they faced tough questions from Republicans. The two-day confirmation…

Justin Trudeau Takes A Massive Shot At Trump While Meeting With Biden

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau thanked President Biden for leading on climate change, and US leadership has been sorely missed for years. Video of Trudeau: Justin Trudeau takes a shot…

When Disaster Strikes, Senators Show Up — Except For Ted Cruz

When there was flooding in Midland County last year, Michigan’s senators went to the area to survey the damage.  Oregon’s senators visited places that were hit by major wildfires and…

After Impeachment Trial, Trump Voters More Convinced Than Ever Of His Innocence

Former President Donald Trump’s voters are more convinced than ever that his behavior during the Capitol insurrection was neither worthy of impeachment nor even “inappropriate,” a HuffPost/YouGov survey finds. The…

Obama Addresses Racial Slurs, Race Relations And Reparations In Candid Podcast

Former President Barack Obama spoke about race relations in American society during the second episode of his new podcast with Bruce Springsteen, arguing that at its heart, racism is an “assertion…

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