The progressive climate initiative, dubbed the Green New Deal, has been gaining traction on the 2020 campaign trail. Democratic candidates are throwing their support behind it, and the Republican-controlled Senate forced a vote to corner moderate Democrats on the issue. But with the conversation heating up, much still needs to be answered about how the deal will work, or how to pay for it.
Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech is seeking to sell Grindr after a U.S. government panel raised concerns about its ownership.
Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set a vote on the "Green New Deal" resolution that seeks to cut greenhouse gas emissions by moving off fossil fuels.
O'Rourke has so far emphasized a hopeful message and his personal story rather than hard policy proposals. He has tended to seek more middle ground on issues, while the Democratic 2020 field has been leaning increasingly toward the left.
Speaking in a coffee shop in Keokuk, Iowa, O'Rourke painted a dour picture of the future, but urged those around him to "find a way to do this," noting that "literally the future of the world depends on us, right now."
A 2018 poll from Civis Analytics found that 52 percent of Americans favor a federal jobs guarantee.
"There's an argument that you don't destabilize a society by doing too much change at once," says the former Massachusetts congressman.
The resolution is not expected to pass the Republican-dominated Senate, but could force Democrats to make a politically awkward calculation.
Ocasio-Cortez aims to have the U.S. creating "net-zero" greenhouses gases in 10 years.
The agreement between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping reached at the G-20 summit to prevent the flow of illegal fentanyl from China to the United States has been greeted with cautious optimism by lawmakers and experts.
The op-ed set off frenzied speculation about the identity of the anonymous author, and prompted politicians to respond.
Facebook still has not answered hundreds of written questions submitted from members of Congress after Zuckerberg's testimony in April, according to congressional staff.
There are serious consequences to President Donald Trump pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, Sen. Edward Markey says.
A group of 21 U.S. state attorneys general filed suit to challenge the FCC's decision to do away with net neutrality.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins recently announced her support of the bill, joining all of the Senate Democrats.
Sen. Al Franken plans an announcement Thursday after new allegations and growing calls for his resignation.
Dr. Scott Gottlieb said he'd use his drug industry experience as a force to improve the FDA.
Senator Jeff Merkley vows to filibuster Trump's Supreme Court nominee. Vox reports.
Trump's Energy Department transition team sent the agency a memo this week seeking names of people who worked on climate change.