Earmarks — money members of Congress request for projects back home — could make it easier for lawmakers to get on board.
“There is light at the end of this dark tunnel of the past year. There is real reason for hope," President Joe Biden said.
The president is strengthening workplace protections and rolling back the military ban on transgender service.
Biden's "American Rescue Plan" would deliver another round of aid to stabilize the economy while public health officials try to get the upper hand on the pandemic.
A proposed $1,000 savings account for every baby born in the U.S. could improve future outcomes for an entire generation of families.
As President Trump visits the Texas-Mexico border, we look at the role of private prisons in immigration detention.
President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to make the environment a priority in an agenda that would reverse many Trump administration policies.
Sudeep Reddy, managing editor at Politico, joined Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal to discuss the events in Washington and how business leaders are reacting.
To boost testing, the Biden team has proposed a federal Pandemic Testing Board, modeled after the War Production Board.
The Trump administration increased renewal fees and made the process "more cumbersome," says a reform advocate.