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Bobby Scott

When an expanded child tax credit intended to provide relief during the pandemic ended, millions of children fell back into poverty. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated racial inequities in education, a disparity that Congress needs to help rectify, the former education chief under President Obama…

Congressional Democrats called Monday for more federal aid for education as the nation’s schools prepare to reopen this fall. “Unless the federal government provides…

Betsy DeVos

The U.S. House passed a resolution Thursday that would overturn a Trump administration rule that critics say guts protections for defrauded student loan borrowers….

A U.S. House committee passed legislation on Thursday that supporters hailed as a “down payment” on a long-sought liberal goal: free college education for…

WASHINGTON ― The U.S. House on Thursday voted to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025. The measure has little…

U.S. House lawmakers on Friday voted to approve sweeping legislation aimed at barring discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, in spite of…

WASHINGTON — On International Workers’ Day, Maryland Rep. David Trone asked Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta a question on the minds of many workers: What…

U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes is planning to introduce legislation Wednesday that would invest nearly $500 million in Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts over the next…