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Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do nothing’ police reform bill

Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do nothing’ police reform bill

Senate Democrats on Wednesday blocked a Republican police reform bill, saying it didn’t go far enough to address national unrest over the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do ...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Three top Senate Democrats said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday that Senate Republicans’ policing overhaul bill is “not salvag [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill i...→

Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate race for Democrats

Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate race for Democrats

The former Colorado governor was once seen as a shoo-in for the Democratic nomination to face GOP Sen. Cory Gardner, but recent hiccups have some in the party [...] Read full article: Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate...→

Democrats ‘demand’ Senate nominee drop out over staffer getting ‘laid’ texts

Democrats ‘demand’ Senate nominee drop out over staffer getting ‘laid’ texts

Democrats in Nebraska are fighting to get a US Senate nominee to drop out of the race — after he told a female staffer in a group chat that she needed to get “ [...] Read full article: Democrats ‘demand’ Senate nominee drop o...→

'We're 72 Hours Away': Gov. Walz Urges State Legislature To Pass Bonding Bill Before Special Session Adjourns

'We're 72 Hours Away': Gov. Walz Urges State Legislature To Pass Bonding Bill Before Special Session Adjourns

Gov. Walz urged the legislature to pass the $2.2 billion bill, which would be invested in infrastructure and bring back lost jobs. Read full article: 'We're 72 Hours Away': Gov. Walz Urges S...→

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats have criticized the anticipated GOP police reform plan as mere cosmetic fixes -- even before seeing the final legislation -- in a sign that bi [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform b...→

Court rules state must provide absentee ballots for all elections in 2020 due to COVID-19 - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

In a victory for voting rights, a Tennessee court has ruled the state must make absentee voting available to every eligible voter for all elections in 2020. Read full article: Court rules state must provide absentee ...→

From reforming the police to curtailing the governor’s powers, Minnesota’s House and Senate have vastly different priorities for special session | MinnPost

From reforming the police to curtailing the governor’s powers, Minnesota’s House and Senate have vastly different priorities for special session | MinnPost

It’s not as though the DFL-controlled House and GOP-controlled Senate can't or won't acknowledge each other's goals. It’s just that it isn't going to be a top [...] Read full article: From reforming the police to curtailing ...→

Democrats release transcript of fired IG's interview as State Dept. accuses him of leaks, requests new probe

Democrats release transcript of fired IG's interview as State Dept. accuses him of leaks, requests new probe

Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday released a transcript of an interview with ousted State Department IG Steve Linick amid a probe into his firing. Read full article: Democrats release transcript of fired IG...→

State Issues Reopening Guidelines For School Districts

State Issues Reopening Guidelines For School Districts

Schools in the Southland and throughout the state won’t be the same if and when they reopen this fall, with California education officials releasing new safety [...] Read full article: State Issues Reopening Guidelines For Sc...→

Indiana Democratic chairman fails in state Senate bid

Indiana Democratic chairman fails in state Senate bid

Bloomington-area votes overwhelmingly picked a former congressional candidate over the Indiana Democratic Party chairman for a state Senate seat nomination Read full article: Indiana Democratic chairman fails in sta...→

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defends appointing special counsel in Russia probe at Senate hearing

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defends appointing special counsel in Russia probe at Senate hearing

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is defending his decision to appoint a special counsel to scrutinize ties between Donald Trump's 2016 presidentia [...] Read full article: Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosen...→

Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after GOP police reform effort fails in Senate

Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after GOP police reform effort fails in Senate

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., ripped into Democrats Wednesday after the bill he authored on police reform failed in the Senate on a procedural vote, accusing Democra [...] Read full article: Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after...→

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

Democrats say the plan doesn't go nearly far enough in tackling police misconduct. Republicans chastised them for refusing to even begin debate. Read full article: Senate Democrats poised to block Republi...→

Details out from Senate Republicans' forthcoming policing bill, Democrats say it doesn't go far enough

Details out from Senate Republicans' forthcoming policing bill, Democrats say it doesn't go far enough

Senate Republicans are proposing changes to police procedures and accountability, according to a draft of a bill obtained by The Associated Press. Read full article: Details out from Senate Republicans' for...→

Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate pick over comments

Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate pick over comments

Janicek didn’t deny that he made offensive comments, but he said he apologized for them and assumed the matter would be kept private. Read full article: Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate...→

McConnell: Democrats' Policing Bill 'Going Nowhere' in Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday a police reform bill put forward by House Democrats would not succeed in the Republican-led Senate."The [...] Read full article: McConnell: Democrats' Policing Bill 'Goi...→

Senate Republicans plans to hold special session to one week and limit agenda

Senate Republicans plans to hold special session to one week and limit agenda

Gov. Tim Walz called the Minnesota Legislature into a special session on Friday and wants them to tackle an ambitious package of police reform and economic rec [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans plans to hold special...→

Georgia Democrats face off in Senate primary after delay | WTOP

ATLANTA (AP) — The Democratic candidates vying to take on Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia in November face off in a primary election Tuesday after week [...] Read full article: Georgia Democrats face off in Senate pri...→

How the Democrats could easily seize the Senate in 2020

How the Democrats could easily seize the Senate in 2020

Winter may be coming for Mitch McConnell. No, he (probably) doesn’t have to worry about losing his reelection campaign in Kentucky, but his Senate majority is [...] Read full article: How the Democrats could easily seize the...→

Graham slams Democrats who criticized Senate hearings on Russia investigation: 'This is hypocrisy run amok'

Graham slams Democrats who criticized Senate hearings on Russia investigation: 'This is hypocrisy run amok'

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told "The Story" Thursday that Democrats on the panel who have criticized his hearings on the Obama [...] Read full article: Graham slams Democrats who criticized Se...→

Minnesota state Senate computer server ‘hacked and accessed for several minutes’

Minnesota state Senate computer server ‘hacked and accessed for several minutes’

Minnesota’s state Senate website remained partially offline Wednesday after experiencing an apparent cyberattack amid protests over the recent death of George [...] Read full article: Minnesota state Senate computer server ‘...→

Who are the Democrats who voted to start debate on the Senate GOP's justice reform bill?

Who are the Democrats who voted to start debate on the Senate GOP's justice reform bill?

Three moderate Democrats did want to "get on to" police reform, and sided with Republicans -- who voted uniformly in favor of the motion, except for McConnell, [...] Read full article: Who are the Democrats who voted to start...→

Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s policing bill

Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s policing bill

The Senate is bracing for a partisan showdown Wednesday on Republicans’ policing package, with Democrats threatening to kill the bill before it gets to a full [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s ...→

Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police reform bill, setting up stalemate in Congress

Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police reform bill, setting up stalemate in Congress

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer called the GOP reform bill "deeply, fundamentally and irrevocably flawed." Read full article: Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police ...→

Add state Senate GOP leader to list of those who may miss Trump's convention

One of the most prominent Illinoisans scheduled to attend this summer’s Republican National Convention now is sending word he may take a pass. In an email, Jas [...] Read full article: Add state Senate GOP leader to list of t...→

Nebraska Democrats call on US Senate nominee Chris Janicek to quit race over lewd comments to female staffer

Nebraska Democrats call on US Senate nominee Chris Janicek to quit race over lewd comments to female staffer

The party said its state executive committee voted unanimously on Monday evening to withdraw all of its resources from Chris Janicek's campaign. Read full article: Nebraska Democrats call on US Senate nom...→

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

Gov. Gavin Newsom had already ordered ballots to be mailed amid the coronavirus outbreak, but a GOP congressional candidate’s lawsuit argues the move is illega [...] Read full article: State Senate backs bill to provide mail-...→

Senate Democrats hold moment of silence in memory of George Floyd

Senate Democrats hold moment of silence in memory of George Floyd

Senate Democrats gathered in Emancipation Hall in the capitol building for a moment of silence in memory of the lives of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonn [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats hold moment of silence ...→

Socialist Newcomer Declared Winner Over Incumbent Democrat for Philly State Senate Seat

Socialist Newcomer Declared Winner Over Incumbent Democrat for Philly State Senate Seat

Many thousands of mail-in ballots remain uncounted in Pennsylvania's 1st Senate District, but the Associated Press has already called the primary election race [...] Read full article: Socialist Newcomer Declared Winner Over ...→

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm former White House aide Brian Miller as the new special inspector general on coronavirus spending, despite strong Democrati [...] Read full article: Senate confirms inspector general for co...→

Who are the Democrats who voted to start debate on the Senate GOP's justice reform bill?

Who are the Democrats who voted to start debate on the Senate GOP's justice reform bill?

Three moderate Democrats did want to "get on to" police reform, and sided with Republicans -- who voted uniformly in favor of the motion, except for McConnell, [...] Read full article: Who are the Democrats who voted to start...→

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

Democrats say the plan doesn't go nearly far enough in tackling police misconduct. Republicans chastised them for refusing to even begin debate. Read full article: Senate Democrats poised to block Republi...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police reform bill, setting up stalemate in Congress

Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police reform bill, setting up stalemate in Congress

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer called the GOP reform bill "deeply, fundamentally and irrevocably flawed." Read full article: Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police ...→

Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate race for Democrats

Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate race for Democrats

The former Colorado governor was once seen as a shoo-in for the Democratic nomination to face GOP Sen. Cory Gardner, but recent hiccups have some in the party [...] Read full article: Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate...→

Details out from Senate Republicans' forthcoming policing bill, Democrats say it doesn't go far enough

Details out from Senate Republicans' forthcoming policing bill, Democrats say it doesn't go far enough

Senate Republicans are proposing changes to police procedures and accountability, according to a draft of a bill obtained by The Associated Press. Read full article: Details out from Senate Republicans' for...→

'We're 72 Hours Away': Gov. Walz Urges State Legislature To Pass Bonding Bill Before Special Session Adjourns

'We're 72 Hours Away': Gov. Walz Urges State Legislature To Pass Bonding Bill Before Special Session Adjourns

Gov. Walz urged the legislature to pass the $2.2 billion bill, which would be invested in infrastructure and bring back lost jobs. Read full article: 'We're 72 Hours Away': Gov. Walz Urges S...→

McConnell: Democrats' Policing Bill 'Going Nowhere' in Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday a police reform bill put forward by House Democrats would not succeed in the Republican-led Senate."The [...] Read full article: McConnell: Democrats' Policing Bill 'Goi...→

Court rules state must provide absentee ballots for all elections in 2020 due to COVID-19 - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

In a victory for voting rights, a Tennessee court has ruled the state must make absentee voting available to every eligible voter for all elections in 2020. Read full article: Court rules state must provide absentee ...→

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

Gov. Gavin Newsom had already ordered ballots to be mailed amid the coronavirus outbreak, but a GOP congressional candidate’s lawsuit argues the move is illega [...] Read full article: State Senate backs bill to provide mail-...→

Democrats release transcript of fired IG's interview as State Dept. accuses him of leaks, requests new probe

Democrats release transcript of fired IG's interview as State Dept. accuses him of leaks, requests new probe

Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday released a transcript of an interview with ousted State Department IG Steve Linick amid a probe into his firing. Read full article: Democrats release transcript of fired IG...→

How the Democrats could easily seize the Senate in 2020

How the Democrats could easily seize the Senate in 2020

Winter may be coming for Mitch McConnell. No, he (probably) doesn’t have to worry about losing his reelection campaign in Kentucky, but his Senate majority is [...] Read full article: How the Democrats could easily seize the...→

Senate Democrats hold moment of silence in memory of George Floyd

Senate Democrats hold moment of silence in memory of George Floyd

Senate Democrats gathered in Emancipation Hall in the capitol building for a moment of silence in memory of the lives of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonn [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats hold moment of silence ...→

Minnesota state Senate computer server ‘hacked and accessed for several minutes’

Minnesota state Senate computer server ‘hacked and accessed for several minutes’

Minnesota’s state Senate website remained partially offline Wednesday after experiencing an apparent cyberattack amid protests over the recent death of George [...] Read full article: Minnesota state Senate computer server ‘...→

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defends appointing special counsel in Russia probe at Senate hearing

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defends appointing special counsel in Russia probe at Senate hearing

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is defending his decision to appoint a special counsel to scrutinize ties between Donald Trump's 2016 presidentia [...] Read full article: Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosen...→

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm former White House aide Brian Miller as the new special inspector general on coronavirus spending, despite strong Democrati [...] Read full article: Senate confirms inspector general for co...→

Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after GOP police reform effort fails in Senate

Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after GOP police reform effort fails in Senate

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., ripped into Democrats Wednesday after the bill he authored on police reform failed in the Senate on a procedural vote, accusing Democra [...] Read full article: Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after...→

Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do nothing’ police reform bill

Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do nothing’ police reform bill

Senate Democrats on Wednesday blocked a Republican police reform bill, saying it didn’t go far enough to address national unrest over the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do ...→

Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s policing bill

Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s policing bill

The Senate is bracing for a partisan showdown Wednesday on Republicans’ policing package, with Democrats threatening to kill the bill before it gets to a full [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s ...→

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Three top Senate Democrats said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday that Senate Republicans’ policing overhaul bill is “not salvag [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill i...→

Add state Senate GOP leader to list of those who may miss Trump's convention

One of the most prominent Illinoisans scheduled to attend this summer’s Republican National Convention now is sending word he may take a pass. In an email, Jas [...] Read full article: Add state Senate GOP leader to list of t...→

Democrats ‘demand’ Senate nominee drop out over staffer getting ‘laid’ texts

Democrats ‘demand’ Senate nominee drop out over staffer getting ‘laid’ texts

Democrats in Nebraska are fighting to get a US Senate nominee to drop out of the race — after he told a female staffer in a group chat that she needed to get “ [...] Read full article: Democrats ‘demand’ Senate nominee drop o...→

Nebraska Democrats call on US Senate nominee Chris Janicek to quit race over lewd comments to female staffer

Nebraska Democrats call on US Senate nominee Chris Janicek to quit race over lewd comments to female staffer

The party said its state executive committee voted unanimously on Monday evening to withdraw all of its resources from Chris Janicek's campaign. Read full article: Nebraska Democrats call on US Senate nom...→

Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate pick over comments

Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate pick over comments

Janicek didn’t deny that he made offensive comments, but he said he apologized for them and assumed the matter would be kept private. Read full article: Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate...→

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats have criticized the anticipated GOP police reform plan as mere cosmetic fixes -- even before seeing the final legislation -- in a sign that bi [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform b...→

Senate Republicans plans to hold special session to one week and limit agenda

Senate Republicans plans to hold special session to one week and limit agenda

Gov. Tim Walz called the Minnesota Legislature into a special session on Friday and wants them to tackle an ambitious package of police reform and economic rec [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans plans to hold special...→

From reforming the police to curtailing the governor’s powers, Minnesota’s House and Senate have vastly different priorities for special session | MinnPost

From reforming the police to curtailing the governor’s powers, Minnesota’s House and Senate have vastly different priorities for special session | MinnPost

It’s not as though the DFL-controlled House and GOP-controlled Senate can't or won't acknowledge each other's goals. It’s just that it isn't going to be a top [...] Read full article: From reforming the police to curtailing ...→

Georgia Democrats face off in Senate primary after delay | WTOP

ATLANTA (AP) — The Democratic candidates vying to take on Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia in November face off in a primary election Tuesday after week [...] Read full article: Georgia Democrats face off in Senate pri...→

State Issues Reopening Guidelines For School Districts

State Issues Reopening Guidelines For School Districts

Schools in the Southland and throughout the state won’t be the same if and when they reopen this fall, with California education officials releasing new safety [...] Read full article: State Issues Reopening Guidelines For Sc...→

Graham slams Democrats who criticized Senate hearings on Russia investigation: 'This is hypocrisy run amok'

Graham slams Democrats who criticized Senate hearings on Russia investigation: 'This is hypocrisy run amok'

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told "The Story" Thursday that Democrats on the panel who have criticized his hearings on the Obama [...] Read full article: Graham slams Democrats who criticized Se...→

Indiana Democratic chairman fails in state Senate bid

Indiana Democratic chairman fails in state Senate bid

Bloomington-area votes overwhelmingly picked a former congressional candidate over the Indiana Democratic Party chairman for a state Senate seat nomination Read full article: Indiana Democratic chairman fails in sta...→

Socialist Newcomer Declared Winner Over Incumbent Democrat for Philly State Senate Seat

Socialist Newcomer Declared Winner Over Incumbent Democrat for Philly State Senate Seat

Many thousands of mail-in ballots remain uncounted in Pennsylvania's 1st Senate District, but the Associated Press has already called the primary election race [...] Read full article: Socialist Newcomer Declared Winner Over ...→

Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after GOP police reform effort fails in Senate

Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after GOP police reform effort fails in Senate

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., ripped into Democrats Wednesday after the bill he authored on police reform failed in the Senate on a procedural vote, accusing Democra [...] Read full article: Sen. Tim Scott rips into Democrats after...→

Who are the Democrats who voted to start debate on the Senate GOP's justice reform bill?

Who are the Democrats who voted to start debate on the Senate GOP's justice reform bill?

Three moderate Democrats did want to "get on to" police reform, and sided with Republicans -- who voted uniformly in favor of the motion, except for McConnell, [...] Read full article: Who are the Democrats who voted to start...→

Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do nothing’ police reform bill

Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do nothing’ police reform bill

Senate Democrats on Wednesday blocked a Republican police reform bill, saying it didn’t go far enough to address national unrest over the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats block Republicans’ ‘do ...→

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

Democrats say the plan doesn't go nearly far enough in tackling police misconduct. Republicans chastised them for refusing to even begin debate. Read full article: Senate Democrats poised to block Republi...→

Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s policing bill

Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s policing bill

The Senate is bracing for a partisan showdown Wednesday on Republicans’ policing package, with Democrats threatening to kill the bill before it gets to a full [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s ...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police reform bill, setting up stalemate in Congress

Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police reform bill, setting up stalemate in Congress

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer called the GOP reform bill "deeply, fundamentally and irrevocably flawed." Read full article: Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police ...→

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Three top Senate Democrats said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday that Senate Republicans’ policing overhaul bill is “not salvag [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill i...→

Add state Senate GOP leader to list of those who may miss Trump's convention

One of the most prominent Illinoisans scheduled to attend this summer’s Republican National Convention now is sending word he may take a pass. In an email, Jas [...] Read full article: Add state Senate GOP leader to list of t...→

Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate race for Democrats

Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate race for Democrats

The former Colorado governor was once seen as a shoo-in for the Democratic nomination to face GOP Sen. Cory Gardner, but recent hiccups have some in the party [...] Read full article: Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate...→

Democrats ‘demand’ Senate nominee drop out over staffer getting ‘laid’ texts

Democrats ‘demand’ Senate nominee drop out over staffer getting ‘laid’ texts

Democrats in Nebraska are fighting to get a US Senate nominee to drop out of the race — after he told a female staffer in a group chat that she needed to get “ [...] Read full article: Democrats ‘demand’ Senate nominee drop o...→

Details out from Senate Republicans' forthcoming policing bill, Democrats say it doesn't go far enough

Details out from Senate Republicans' forthcoming policing bill, Democrats say it doesn't go far enough

Senate Republicans are proposing changes to police procedures and accountability, according to a draft of a bill obtained by The Associated Press. Read full article: Details out from Senate Republicans' for...→

Nebraska Democrats call on US Senate nominee Chris Janicek to quit race over lewd comments to female staffer

Nebraska Democrats call on US Senate nominee Chris Janicek to quit race over lewd comments to female staffer

The party said its state executive committee voted unanimously on Monday evening to withdraw all of its resources from Chris Janicek's campaign. Read full article: Nebraska Democrats call on US Senate nom...→

'We're 72 Hours Away': Gov. Walz Urges State Legislature To Pass Bonding Bill Before Special Session Adjourns

'We're 72 Hours Away': Gov. Walz Urges State Legislature To Pass Bonding Bill Before Special Session Adjourns

Gov. Walz urged the legislature to pass the $2.2 billion bill, which would be invested in infrastructure and bring back lost jobs. Read full article: 'We're 72 Hours Away': Gov. Walz Urges S...→

Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate pick over comments

Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate pick over comments

Janicek didn’t deny that he made offensive comments, but he said he apologized for them and assumed the matter would be kept private. Read full article: Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate...→

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats have criticized the anticipated GOP police reform plan as mere cosmetic fixes -- even before seeing the final legislation -- in a sign that bi [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform b...→

McConnell: Democrats' Policing Bill 'Going Nowhere' in Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday a police reform bill put forward by House Democrats would not succeed in the Republican-led Senate."The [...] Read full article: McConnell: Democrats' Policing Bill 'Goi...→

Court rules state must provide absentee ballots for all elections in 2020 due to COVID-19 - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

In a victory for voting rights, a Tennessee court has ruled the state must make absentee voting available to every eligible voter for all elections in 2020. Read full article: Court rules state must provide absentee ...→

Senate Republicans plans to hold special session to one week and limit agenda

Senate Republicans plans to hold special session to one week and limit agenda

Gov. Tim Walz called the Minnesota Legislature into a special session on Friday and wants them to tackle an ambitious package of police reform and economic rec [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans plans to hold special...→

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

Gov. Gavin Newsom had already ordered ballots to be mailed amid the coronavirus outbreak, but a GOP congressional candidate’s lawsuit argues the move is illega [...] Read full article: State Senate backs bill to provide mail-...→

From reforming the police to curtailing the governor’s powers, Minnesota’s House and Senate have vastly different priorities for special session | MinnPost

From reforming the police to curtailing the governor’s powers, Minnesota’s House and Senate have vastly different priorities for special session | MinnPost

It’s not as though the DFL-controlled House and GOP-controlled Senate can't or won't acknowledge each other's goals. It’s just that it isn't going to be a top [...] Read full article: From reforming the police to curtailing ...→

Democrats release transcript of fired IG's interview as State Dept. accuses him of leaks, requests new probe

Democrats release transcript of fired IG's interview as State Dept. accuses him of leaks, requests new probe

Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday released a transcript of an interview with ousted State Department IG Steve Linick amid a probe into his firing. Read full article: Democrats release transcript of fired IG...→

Georgia Democrats face off in Senate primary after delay | WTOP

ATLANTA (AP) — The Democratic candidates vying to take on Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia in November face off in a primary election Tuesday after week [...] Read full article: Georgia Democrats face off in Senate pri...→

State Issues Reopening Guidelines For School Districts

State Issues Reopening Guidelines For School Districts

Schools in the Southland and throughout the state won’t be the same if and when they reopen this fall, with California education officials releasing new safety [...] Read full article: State Issues Reopening Guidelines For Sc...→

How the Democrats could easily seize the Senate in 2020

How the Democrats could easily seize the Senate in 2020

Winter may be coming for Mitch McConnell. No, he (probably) doesn’t have to worry about losing his reelection campaign in Kentucky, but his Senate majority is [...] Read full article: How the Democrats could easily seize the...→

Graham slams Democrats who criticized Senate hearings on Russia investigation: 'This is hypocrisy run amok'

Graham slams Democrats who criticized Senate hearings on Russia investigation: 'This is hypocrisy run amok'

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told "The Story" Thursday that Democrats on the panel who have criticized his hearings on the Obama [...] Read full article: Graham slams Democrats who criticized Se...→

Senate Democrats hold moment of silence in memory of George Floyd

Senate Democrats hold moment of silence in memory of George Floyd

Senate Democrats gathered in Emancipation Hall in the capitol building for a moment of silence in memory of the lives of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonn [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats hold moment of silence ...→

Indiana Democratic chairman fails in state Senate bid

Indiana Democratic chairman fails in state Senate bid

Bloomington-area votes overwhelmingly picked a former congressional candidate over the Indiana Democratic Party chairman for a state Senate seat nomination Read full article: Indiana Democratic chairman fails in sta...→

Minnesota state Senate computer server ‘hacked and accessed for several minutes’

Minnesota state Senate computer server ‘hacked and accessed for several minutes’

Minnesota’s state Senate website remained partially offline Wednesday after experiencing an apparent cyberattack amid protests over the recent death of George [...] Read full article: Minnesota state Senate computer server ‘...→

Socialist Newcomer Declared Winner Over Incumbent Democrat for Philly State Senate Seat

Socialist Newcomer Declared Winner Over Incumbent Democrat for Philly State Senate Seat

Many thousands of mail-in ballots remain uncounted in Pennsylvania's 1st Senate District, but the Associated Press has already called the primary election race [...] Read full article: Socialist Newcomer Declared Winner Over ...→

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defends appointing special counsel in Russia probe at Senate hearing

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defends appointing special counsel in Russia probe at Senate hearing

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is defending his decision to appoint a special counsel to scrutinize ties between Donald Trump's 2016 presidentia [...] Read full article: Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosen...→

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm former White House aide Brian Miller as the new special inspector general on coronavirus spending, despite strong Democrati [...] Read full article: Senate confirms inspector general for co...→