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Ashley Murray

DC Bureau Senior Reporter

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.

President Joe Biden began his State of the Union address Tuesday — his first to a divided Congress — with an appeal to bipartisan…

The White House on Friday announced plans to speed up the use of infrastructure law funds to replace lead pipes in underserved communities, with…

The U.S. House adopted rules for the 118th Congress on Monday, though several of the concessions Speaker Kevin McCarthy made with more conservative members…

The U.S. House elected Kevin McCarthy speaker early Saturday after most of the chamber’s Republicans finally gathered behind him, ending a four-day stalemate that led to…

The U.S. House adjourned Thursday again without a speaker, racking up five more ballots throughout the day.

The U.S. House adjourned without a speaker for the second day in a row Wednesday as Republicans’ stalemate over who should lead the chamber…