After a White supremacist killed 10 Black residents of Buffalo, New York, various op-ed pieces in major American newspapers show that both Republicans and Democrats are accused of exploiting racial violence for political gain. We also take a look at Democratic candidate John Fetterman's landslide victory in a Senate primary election in Pennsylvania. We end with a public service announcement on the dangers of popping champagne (or prosecco) after shaking the bottle!
10 Oct 2021
Congressional Republicans' refusal to vote alongside Democrats to raise the debt ceiling is "reckless and dangerous," US President Joe Biden says in a speech from the White House.
24 Jun 2021
The GOP has once again used its minority rights in the Senate to block key Democrat legislation. Democrats have pledged to keep trying to pass voting rights reforms.
3 Jun 2021
The obstruction of the bill in a show of party loyalty to former President Donald Trump sparked outrage from Democrats.
13 May 2021
The Wyoming representative was one of the few Republicans to not fully support former president Trump. She intends to remain in Congress, but could face a tough battle to keep her seat.
28 Jan 2021
All but five Senate Republicans have voted in favor of dismissing Trump's impeachment trial, making clear a conviction of the former president for "incitement of insurrection" is unlikely.
16 Nov 2020
He might not want to see it — yet — but Donald Trump's presidency is coming to an end. Republicans now have to choose whether they want to continue down the populist path or return to more conservative values.
14 Nov 2020
Post-election discontent could cloud chances for a coronavirus relief package. Democrats have appealed to Republicans for a shift of attention to the worsening pandemic and a return to relief deal negotiations.
23 Jan 2020
As the US Senate moves forward on Trump's impeachment trial, Democrats have accused Republicans of trying to rush the proceedings with an "absurdly compressed" schedule that keeps witnesses from testifying.
19 Dec 2019
Donald Trump's impeachment vote: Republicans see red
1 Oct 2019
A group of Republicans stormed into a secure room Wednesday at the Capitol, disrupting a hearing of the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Bloomberg’s Derek Wallbank reports on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
23 Jan 2019
President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans inserted in their plan to end the government shutdown a provision that sets new asylum limits for Central American minors, making it more difficult to attract enough Democratic votes for the bill to pass.