Congress is struggling to reach a coronavirus relief deal as liability protections, state and local aid, and stimulus checks divide lawmakers.
Durbin says airline shareholders have not reaped benefits from a $50 billion bailout Congress passed as part of its coronavirus relief bill.
A top ranking House Democrat blamed a spike in teen e-cigarette use and an outbreak of a deadly vaping illness on a 2017 decision by the Food and Drug Administration to delay its review of those products.
Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin warned acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless to take "decisive action" to curb teen vaping, such as banning flavors, or resign.
Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "no intention" of tackling what his predecessor Scott Gottlieb labeled an "epidemic" of teen vaping.
The president abruptly walked out of a meeting Wednesday, saying he would not negotiate with Democrats while they continue to investigate him.
Eleven Democratic senators said Monday that they will investigate Juul's marketing practices and its deal with Marlboro maker Altria.
The White House invites top lawmakers to meet about the standoff over border funding.
Juul spent half a million dollars on lobbying last quarter — up 167 percent from the previous quarter — as regulators weigh restrictions on the industry to stem a surge in teens using the devices.
Republicans are warning that time is running out for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers.
That Senate Judiciary Committee's vote on Kavanaugh is now scheduled for Sept. 20, following a 11-10 vote along party lines.
In the exchange, Kavanaugh proposed deleting a line from a draft opinion article that said: "it is widely accepted by legal scholars across the board that Roe v. Wade and its progeny are the settled law of the land."
Sen. Cory Booker has questioned Brett Kavanaugh during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings about an email designated "committee confidential," a label that reportedly bars senators from discussing its contents in open session.
The op-ed set off frenzied speculation about the identity of the anonymous author, and prompted politicians to respond.
Meanwhile, a new poll shows that Kavanaugh's support from the public is narrower than usual for a Supreme Court nominee, another detail that could point to a tough confirmation process for the judge.
After Congress' latest stumble on immigration reform, it appears no closer to solving the issue during Trump's presidency than it was in the two preceding administrations.
Democrats say President Donald Trump is abandoning a campaign promise to allow the government to negotiate directly to lower Medicare drug prices.
The senators join the growing chorus of people calling on the Food and Drug Administration to help stop Juul's popularity among kids and teens.
Rob O'Neill echoed others who say the U.S. has no need to show off military might in a parade like one North Korea might have.
Ten U.S. senators called on the FDA to reject Philip Morris application to market a smoking device as being less risky than cigarettes.