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McConnell warns White House against COVID relief deal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has told fellow Republicans that he’s warned the White House not to divide Republicans by sealing a lopsided pre-election COVID-19 relief deal with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

White House ups virus aid offer, resumes talks with Pelosi

A GOP aide familiar with the new White House offer says it is about $1.8 trillion, while Pelosi’s most recent public offer was about $2.2 trillion.

Pelosi, others hail John Lewis as ‘conscience’ of Congress

Congressional leaders are praising the late Rep. John Lewis as a moral force for the nation in a Capitol Rotunda ceremony rich with symbolism and punctuated by the booming, recorded voice of the late civil rights icon.

Representative John Lewis to lie in state at Capitol Rotunda

The late Representative John Lewis will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda on Monday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Thursday. 

Richard Burr stepping down as Intelligence Committee chair amid FBI probe

Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina is stepping aside as chairman of the influential Senate Intelligence Committee while he’s under investigation for stock trades he made ahead of the market downturn sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.

Schumer: Deal reached on major parts of $500B virus aid

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Tuesday that congressional Democrats and the Trump administration have reached a deal for an interim relief package to mitigate the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.

Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus relief package. Here’s what’s in it

The Senate passed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package late Wednesday night. The vote was 96 - 0.

Senate again fails to advance coronavirus stimulus bill as deal remains elusive

 The Senate on Monday failed for the second time to clear a key procedural hurdle to advance a massive legislative package designed to provide economic relief to American workers and industries battered by the coronavirus outbreak, as tensions boiled over among senators who vocalized their frustrations with one another over negotiations.

Impeachment trial: Senators question legal teams in new phase of case

Restless Senators are getting their first chance to pose questions to House managers and President Trump's legal team as the impeachment trial enters a new stage.

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Rocky Point woman celebrates her 100th birthday

Today, One Pender County woman celebrated a milestone, her 100th birthday.