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House majority leader blasts McConnell for holding Senate sessions, ignoring health experts

House majority leader blasts McConnell for holding Senate sessions, ignoring health experts

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Tuesday blasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for holding regular Senate sessions during the pandemic and defendi [...] Read full article: House majority leader blasts McConnell f...→

House majority leader blasts McConnell for holding Senate sessions, ignoring health experts

House majority leader blasts McConnell for holding Senate sessions, ignoring health experts

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Tuesday blasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for holding regular Senate sessions during the pandemic and defendi [...] Read full article: House majority leader blasts McConnell f...→

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Amy McGrath, has a slight edge in a challenge from state representative Charles Booker. In New York, House Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel is behind progress [...] Read full article: Kentucky Senate primary race to decide w...→

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, House steer toward first votes on competing police reform bills - amNewYork

BY DAVID MORGAN AND LISA LAMBERT The Republican-led U.S. Senate and Democratic-led House of Representatives will vote this week on separate bills aimed at Read full article: Senate, House steer toward first votes o...→

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

For the first time since 2014, the Minnesota legislature approved an increase in payment rates for the state's child care assistance program. Read full article: MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Rai...→

Senate Confirms McConnell Ally to Top Federal Appeals Court

On Friday, the U.S. Senate is set to vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. The FBI wrapped up its investigation into sexual misconduct clai [...] Read full article: Senate Confirms McConnell Ally to Top Fe...→

Passage of Senate policing bills sets up potential clash with Walz, House DFLers over more expansive reforms | MinnPost

Passage of Senate policing bills sets up potential clash with Walz, House DFLers over more expansive reforms | MinnPost

A slate of five bills okayed by the Minnesota Senate includes a ban on most chokeholds and neck restraints as well as reporting requirements for use-of-force d [...] Read full article: Passage of Senate policing bills sets up...→

Senate, House set to tackle police reform with comprehensive proposals

Senate, House set to tackle police reform with comprehensive proposals

Both chambers of Congress are set to tackle police reform Wednesday, as Senate Republicans prepare to unveil a bill and the House Judiciary Committee gets read [...] Read full article: Senate, House set to tackle police refor...→

Polish leader may visit White House as Trump pushes troop shift in Europe

Polish leader may visit White House as Trump pushes troop shift in Europe

The trip to Washington would come as the U.S. plans a controversial drawdown of troops in Germany. Read full article: Polish leader may visit White House as T...→

House leader promises to bring DC statehood bill to a vote this year

House leader promises to bring DC statehood bill to a vote this year

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer promised that a bill granting statehood to Washington, DC, would be brought to the House floor this year. “DC must be granted [...] Read full article: House leader promises to bring DC stateh...→

Top House, Senate lawmakers warn HHS over slow health provider aid payouts

Top House, Senate lawmakers warn HHS over slow health provider aid payouts

The lawmakers ask why safety net providers that primarily care for the poorest and most vulnerable Americans have yet to receive targeted federal aid. Read full article: Top House, Senate lawmakers warn HHS ove...→

One Nation, Senate-GOP aligned group, to spend $27 million in 6 states to keep the majority

One Nation, Senate-GOP aligned group, to spend $27 million in 6 states to keep the majority

One Nation said Tuesday it would spend $27.3 million on television and radio advertising this summer in six states where Republicans are looking to keep their [...] Read full article: One Nation, Senate-GOP aligned group, to...→

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Partisan bickering and Senate disputes over the HEROES Act have placed doubt on when -- or if -- Americans will receive a second coronavirus relief stimulus ch [...] Read full article: Second stimulus check update: Here's wha...→

Bolton says GOP control of Senate 'absolutely critical' regardless of who wins White House

Bolton says GOP control of Senate 'absolutely critical' regardless of who wins White House

Former National Security Adviser John Bolton told "Special Report" Tuesday that it is "absolutely critical" that Republicans keep control of the Senate after t [...] Read full article: Bolton says GOP control of Senate 'absol...→

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...→

Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate primary, reshaping contest to take on McConnell

Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate primary, reshaping contest to take on McConnell

After a string of recent killings of African Americans by law enforcement, the Kentucky Senate Democratic primary is on new terrain. Read full article: Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate...→

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro blasts John Bolton's book: It's 'deep swamp revenge porn'

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro blasts John Bolton's book: It's 'deep swamp revenge porn'

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Thursday called former National Security Adviser John Bolton's book that details critical information about the Trum [...] Read full article: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro ...→

McConnell to lead Trump campaign fundraising program encouraging GOP Senate volunteers

McConnell to lead Trump campaign fundraising program encouraging GOP Senate volunteers

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republican senators are leading a new program for the Trump campaign’s finance committee to encourage GOP [...] Read full article: McConnell to lead Trump campaign fundrai...→

GOP Aims to Retake House Majority from Nancy Pelosi's Democrats

GOP Aims to Retake House Majority from Nancy Pelosi's Democrats

The Republican Party is fielding a stronger-than-expected crop of U.S. House candidates as the GOP aims to retake the House majority. Read full article: GOP Aims to Retake House Majority from N...→

Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing package: ‘House version is going nowhere in the Senate’

Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing package: ‘House version is going nowhere in the Senate’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Democrats’ policing overhaul package, as written, is dead in the water in the Senate chamber. Read full article: Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing pa...→

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...→

In wake of Kobe Bryant’s death, House and Senate introduce helicopter safety bill

In wake of Kobe Bryant’s death, House and Senate introduce helicopter safety bill

LOS ANGELES — Legislation introduced Thursday in the House and Senate would require terrain awareness and warning systems and crash-resistant flight data and v [...] Read full article: In wake of Kobe Bryant’s death, House an...→

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

People who have dealt with Florida’s unemployment system have become fast friends — sharing their stories and comparing notes. Read full article: Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Dep...→

Al and Alyse: Alaska's Shape-Shifter Candidates for US House and Senate

Al and Alyse: Alaska's Shape-Shifter Candidates for US House and Senate

Alaska Democrats are still beta testing the use of "great pretender" candidates — ones who say they are independent of a party, but who have only Democrat back [...] Read full article: Al and Alyse: Alaska's Shape-Shifter Can...→

House, Senate races at stake in New Mexico primary

House, Senate races at stake in New Mexico primary

Democratic contenders for Congress including a renowned former CIA operative, a district attorney and a professional advocate for Native American communities w [...] Read full article: House, Senate races at stake in New Mexi...→

Pelosi: Dems Will Win House, Senate, WH -- 'The Great American Nightmare Will Be Over'

Pelosi: Dems Will Win House, Senate, WH -- 'The Great American Nightmare Will Be Over'

Tuesday on CBS Radio, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) predicted a victory for Democrats, saying they will win the White House, Senate majority and House majo [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Dems Will Win House, Senate, WH ...→

‘He is doing it for the money’: White House blasts John Bolton as mercenary ‘fool’

‘He is doing it for the money’: White House blasts John Bolton as mercenary ‘fool’

President Trump and his advisers went into overdrive Thursday in their campaign to discredit former National Security Adviser John R. Bolton as a liar and ideo [...] Read full article: ‘He is doing it for the money’: White Ho...→

Majority of House members back resolution supporting Iranian opposition, condemning regime's terror

Majority of House members back resolution supporting Iranian opposition, condemning regime's terror

A majority of members of the House of Representatives are backing a bipartisan resolution that supports the Iranian opposition movement's call for a secular, d [...] Read full article: Majority of House members back resolutio...→

Watch live: McConnell and Scott unveil Senate GOP police reform bill

Watch live: McConnell and Scott unveil Senate GOP police reform bill

The bill is the Senate's response to nationwide protests calling for police reform and an end to racial violence. Read full article: Watch live: McConnell and Scott unveil S...→

House and Senate set for clash on police reform

House and Senate set for clash on police reform

Competing proposals from Democrats and Republicans — as well as Trump's executive order — could lead to an impasse. Read full article: House and Senate set for clash on police...→

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 ...→

House leader Hoyer says Dems aim for vote on policing bill the week of June 22

House leader Hoyer says Dems aim for vote on policing bill the week of June 22

House Majority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., told reporters Tuesday that House Democrats aim to put the police reform bill that they unveiled this week on the floor [...] Read full article: House leader Hoyer says Dems aim for vot...→

McConnell blasts 'defund the police' movement as 'outlandish' amid George Floyd anger

McConnell blasts 'defund the police' movement as 'outlandish' amid George Floyd anger

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday slammed the growing liberal momentum behind the “defund the police” movement as “outlandish.” Read full article: McConnell blasts 'defund the police' mov...→

Bishop blasts Trump for church visit and holding up Bible

Bishop blasts Trump for church visit and holding up Bible

"The President did not come to pray; he did not lament the death of George Floyd or acknowledge the collective agony of people of color in our nation," she sai [...] Read full article: Bishop blasts Trump for church visit and...→

Mia Farrow: If Trump Were a 'Real Leader,' He Would Listen to 'Peaceful Protesters' Outside White House

Mia Farrow: If Trump Were a 'Real Leader,' He Would Listen to 'Peaceful Protesters' Outside White House

Actress Mia Farrow suggested that President Donald Trump isn't a "real leader" because he didn't stop to listen to the so-called "peaceful protesters" outside [...] Read full article: Mia Farrow: If Trump Were a 'Real Leader...→

House Dems find new opposition to second round of stimulus checks: Senate Dems

House Dems find new opposition to second round of stimulus checks: Senate Dems

Some Senate Democrats are also expressing concerns about what the HEROES Act could do for the economy. Read full article: House Dems find new opposition to second...→

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Amy McGrath, has a slight edge in a challenge from state representative Charles Booker. In New York, House Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel is behind progress [...] Read full article: Kentucky Senate primary race to decide w...→

Pelosi: Dems Will Win House, Senate, WH -- 'The Great American Nightmare Will Be Over'

Pelosi: Dems Will Win House, Senate, WH -- 'The Great American Nightmare Will Be Over'

Tuesday on CBS Radio, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) predicted a victory for Democrats, saying they will win the White House, Senate majority and House majo [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Dems Will Win House, Senate, WH ...→

Bolton says GOP control of Senate 'absolutely critical' regardless of who wins White House

Bolton says GOP control of Senate 'absolutely critical' regardless of who wins White House

Former National Security Adviser John Bolton told "Special Report" Tuesday that it is "absolutely critical" that Republicans keep control of the Senate after t [...] Read full article: Bolton says GOP control of Senate 'absol...→

Senate, House steer toward first votes on competing police reform bills - amNewYork

BY DAVID MORGAN AND LISA LAMBERT The Republican-led U.S. Senate and Democratic-led House of Representatives will vote this week on separate bills aimed at Read full article: Senate, House steer toward first votes o...→

Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate primary, reshaping contest to take on McConnell

Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate primary, reshaping contest to take on McConnell

After a string of recent killings of African Americans by law enforcement, the Kentucky Senate Democratic primary is on new terrain. Read full article: Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate...→

Senate Confirms McConnell Ally to Top Federal Appeals Court

On Friday, the U.S. Senate is set to vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. The FBI wrapped up its investigation into sexual misconduct clai [...] Read full article: Senate Confirms McConnell Ally to Top Fe...→

Majority of House members back resolution supporting Iranian opposition, condemning regime's terror

Majority of House members back resolution supporting Iranian opposition, condemning regime's terror

A majority of members of the House of Representatives are backing a bipartisan resolution that supports the Iranian opposition movement's call for a secular, d [...] Read full article: Majority of House members back resolutio...→

McConnell to lead Trump campaign fundraising program encouraging GOP Senate volunteers

McConnell to lead Trump campaign fundraising program encouraging GOP Senate volunteers

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republican senators are leading a new program for the Trump campaign’s finance committee to encourage GOP [...] Read full article: McConnell to lead Trump campaign fundrai...→

Senate, House set to tackle police reform with comprehensive proposals

Senate, House set to tackle police reform with comprehensive proposals

Both chambers of Congress are set to tackle police reform Wednesday, as Senate Republicans prepare to unveil a bill and the House Judiciary Committee gets read [...] Read full article: Senate, House set to tackle police refor...→

House and Senate set for clash on police reform

House and Senate set for clash on police reform

Competing proposals from Democrats and Republicans — as well as Trump's executive order — could lead to an impasse. Read full article: House and Senate set for clash on police...→

Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing package: ‘House version is going nowhere in the Senate’

Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing package: ‘House version is going nowhere in the Senate’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Democrats’ policing overhaul package, as written, is dead in the water in the Senate chamber. Read full article: Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing pa...→

In wake of Kobe Bryant’s death, House and Senate introduce helicopter safety bill

In wake of Kobe Bryant’s death, House and Senate introduce helicopter safety bill

LOS ANGELES — Legislation introduced Thursday in the House and Senate would require terrain awareness and warning systems and crash-resistant flight data and v [...] Read full article: In wake of Kobe Bryant’s death, House an...→

House leader Hoyer says Dems aim for vote on policing bill the week of June 22

House leader Hoyer says Dems aim for vote on policing bill the week of June 22

House Majority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., told reporters Tuesday that House Democrats aim to put the police reform bill that they unveiled this week on the floor [...] Read full article: House leader Hoyer says Dems aim for vot...→

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

People who have dealt with Florida’s unemployment system have become fast friends — sharing their stories and comparing notes. Read full article: Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Dep...→

House leader promises to bring DC statehood bill to a vote this year

House leader promises to bring DC statehood bill to a vote this year

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer promised that a bill granting statehood to Washington, DC, would be brought to the House floor this year. “DC must be granted [...] Read full article: House leader promises to bring DC stateh...→

One Nation, Senate-GOP aligned group, to spend $27 million in 6 states to keep the majority

One Nation, Senate-GOP aligned group, to spend $27 million in 6 states to keep the majority

One Nation said Tuesday it would spend $27.3 million on television and radio advertising this summer in six states where Republicans are looking to keep their [...] Read full article: One Nation, Senate-GOP aligned group, to...→

Mia Farrow: If Trump Were a 'Real Leader,' He Would Listen to 'Peaceful Protesters' Outside White House

Mia Farrow: If Trump Were a 'Real Leader,' He Would Listen to 'Peaceful Protesters' Outside White House

Actress Mia Farrow suggested that President Donald Trump isn't a "real leader" because he didn't stop to listen to the so-called "peaceful protesters" outside [...] Read full article: Mia Farrow: If Trump Were a 'Real Leader...→

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...→

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...→

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

For the first time since 2014, the Minnesota legislature approved an increase in payment rates for the state's child care assistance program. Read full article: MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Rai...→

‘He is doing it for the money’: White House blasts John Bolton as mercenary ‘fool’

‘He is doing it for the money’: White House blasts John Bolton as mercenary ‘fool’

President Trump and his advisers went into overdrive Thursday in their campaign to discredit former National Security Adviser John R. Bolton as a liar and ideo [...] Read full article: ‘He is doing it for the money’: White Ho...→

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro blasts John Bolton's book: It's 'deep swamp revenge porn'

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro blasts John Bolton's book: It's 'deep swamp revenge porn'

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Thursday called former National Security Adviser John Bolton's book that details critical information about the Trum [...] Read full article: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro ...→

Passage of Senate policing bills sets up potential clash with Walz, House DFLers over more expansive reforms | MinnPost

Passage of Senate policing bills sets up potential clash with Walz, House DFLers over more expansive reforms | MinnPost

A slate of five bills okayed by the Minnesota Senate includes a ban on most chokeholds and neck restraints as well as reporting requirements for use-of-force d [...] Read full article: Passage of Senate policing bills sets up...→

Watch live: McConnell and Scott unveil Senate GOP police reform bill

Watch live: McConnell and Scott unveil Senate GOP police reform bill

The bill is the Senate's response to nationwide protests calling for police reform and an end to racial violence. Read full article: Watch live: McConnell and Scott unveil S...→

GOP Aims to Retake House Majority from Nancy Pelosi's Democrats

GOP Aims to Retake House Majority from Nancy Pelosi's Democrats

The Republican Party is fielding a stronger-than-expected crop of U.S. House candidates as the GOP aims to retake the House majority. Read full article: GOP Aims to Retake House Majority from N...→

Polish leader may visit White House as Trump pushes troop shift in Europe

Polish leader may visit White House as Trump pushes troop shift in Europe

The trip to Washington would come as the U.S. plans a controversial drawdown of troops in Germany. Read full article: Polish leader may visit White House as T...→

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...→

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 ...→

McConnell blasts 'defund the police' movement as 'outlandish' amid George Floyd anger

McConnell blasts 'defund the police' movement as 'outlandish' amid George Floyd anger

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday slammed the growing liberal momentum behind the “defund the police” movement as “outlandish.” Read full article: McConnell blasts 'defund the police' mov...→

Al and Alyse: Alaska's Shape-Shifter Candidates for US House and Senate

Al and Alyse: Alaska's Shape-Shifter Candidates for US House and Senate

Alaska Democrats are still beta testing the use of "great pretender" candidates — ones who say they are independent of a party, but who have only Democrat back [...] Read full article: Al and Alyse: Alaska's Shape-Shifter Can...→

Top House, Senate lawmakers warn HHS over slow health provider aid payouts

Top House, Senate lawmakers warn HHS over slow health provider aid payouts

The lawmakers ask why safety net providers that primarily care for the poorest and most vulnerable Americans have yet to receive targeted federal aid. Read full article: Top House, Senate lawmakers warn HHS ove...→

Bishop blasts Trump for church visit and holding up Bible

Bishop blasts Trump for church visit and holding up Bible

"The President did not come to pray; he did not lament the death of George Floyd or acknowledge the collective agony of people of color in our nation," she sai [...] Read full article: Bishop blasts Trump for church visit and...→

House, Senate races at stake in New Mexico primary

House, Senate races at stake in New Mexico primary

Democratic contenders for Congress including a renowned former CIA operative, a district attorney and a professional advocate for Native American communities w [...] Read full article: House, Senate races at stake in New Mexi...→

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Partisan bickering and Senate disputes over the HEROES Act have placed doubt on when -- or if -- Americans will receive a second coronavirus relief stimulus ch [...] Read full article: Second stimulus check update: Here's wha...→

House Dems find new opposition to second round of stimulus checks: Senate Dems

House Dems find new opposition to second round of stimulus checks: Senate Dems

Some Senate Democrats are also expressing concerns about what the HEROES Act could do for the economy. Read full article: House Dems find new opposition to second...→

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Amy McGrath, has a slight edge in a challenge from state representative Charles Booker. In New York, House Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel is behind progress [...] Read full article: Kentucky Senate primary race to decide w...→

Pelosi: Dems Will Win House, Senate, WH -- 'The Great American Nightmare Will Be Over'

Pelosi: Dems Will Win House, Senate, WH -- 'The Great American Nightmare Will Be Over'

Tuesday on CBS Radio, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) predicted a victory for Democrats, saying they will win the White House, Senate majority and House majo [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Dems Will Win House, Senate, WH ...→

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...→

Bolton says GOP control of Senate 'absolutely critical' regardless of who wins White House

Bolton says GOP control of Senate 'absolutely critical' regardless of who wins White House

Former National Security Adviser John Bolton told "Special Report" Tuesday that it is "absolutely critical" that Republicans keep control of the Senate after t [...] Read full article: Bolton says GOP control of Senate 'absol...→

Senate, House steer toward first votes on competing police reform bills - amNewYork

BY DAVID MORGAN AND LISA LAMBERT The Republican-led U.S. Senate and Democratic-led House of Representatives will vote this week on separate bills aimed at Read full article: Senate, House steer toward first votes o...→

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...→

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Raise Child Care Subsidy Rates

For the first time since 2014, the Minnesota legislature approved an increase in payment rates for the state's child care assistance program. Read full article: MN House, Senate Pass Legislation To Rai...→

Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate primary, reshaping contest to take on McConnell

Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate primary, reshaping contest to take on McConnell

After a string of recent killings of African Americans by law enforcement, the Kentucky Senate Democratic primary is on new terrain. Read full article: Racial unrest seeps into Kentucky Senate...→

‘He is doing it for the money’: White House blasts John Bolton as mercenary ‘fool’

‘He is doing it for the money’: White House blasts John Bolton as mercenary ‘fool’

President Trump and his advisers went into overdrive Thursday in their campaign to discredit former National Security Adviser John R. Bolton as a liar and ideo [...] Read full article: ‘He is doing it for the money’: White Ho...→

Senate Confirms McConnell Ally to Top Federal Appeals Court

On Friday, the U.S. Senate is set to vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. The FBI wrapped up its investigation into sexual misconduct clai [...] Read full article: Senate Confirms McConnell Ally to Top Fe...→

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro blasts John Bolton's book: It's 'deep swamp revenge porn'

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro blasts John Bolton's book: It's 'deep swamp revenge porn'

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Thursday called former National Security Adviser John Bolton's book that details critical information about the Trum [...] Read full article: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro ...→

Majority of House members back resolution supporting Iranian opposition, condemning regime's terror

Majority of House members back resolution supporting Iranian opposition, condemning regime's terror

A majority of members of the House of Representatives are backing a bipartisan resolution that supports the Iranian opposition movement's call for a secular, d [...] Read full article: Majority of House members back resolutio...→

Passage of Senate policing bills sets up potential clash with Walz, House DFLers over more expansive reforms | MinnPost

Passage of Senate policing bills sets up potential clash with Walz, House DFLers over more expansive reforms | MinnPost

A slate of five bills okayed by the Minnesota Senate includes a ban on most chokeholds and neck restraints as well as reporting requirements for use-of-force d [...] Read full article: Passage of Senate policing bills sets up...→

McConnell to lead Trump campaign fundraising program encouraging GOP Senate volunteers

McConnell to lead Trump campaign fundraising program encouraging GOP Senate volunteers

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republican senators are leading a new program for the Trump campaign’s finance committee to encourage GOP [...] Read full article: McConnell to lead Trump campaign fundrai...→

Watch live: McConnell and Scott unveil Senate GOP police reform bill

Watch live: McConnell and Scott unveil Senate GOP police reform bill

The bill is the Senate's response to nationwide protests calling for police reform and an end to racial violence. Read full article: Watch live: McConnell and Scott unveil S...→

Senate, House set to tackle police reform with comprehensive proposals

Senate, House set to tackle police reform with comprehensive proposals

Both chambers of Congress are set to tackle police reform Wednesday, as Senate Republicans prepare to unveil a bill and the House Judiciary Committee gets read [...] Read full article: Senate, House set to tackle police refor...→

GOP Aims to Retake House Majority from Nancy Pelosi's Democrats

GOP Aims to Retake House Majority from Nancy Pelosi's Democrats

The Republican Party is fielding a stronger-than-expected crop of U.S. House candidates as the GOP aims to retake the House majority. Read full article: GOP Aims to Retake House Majority from N...→

House and Senate set for clash on police reform

House and Senate set for clash on police reform

Competing proposals from Democrats and Republicans — as well as Trump's executive order — could lead to an impasse. Read full article: House and Senate set for clash on police...→

Polish leader may visit White House as Trump pushes troop shift in Europe

Polish leader may visit White House as Trump pushes troop shift in Europe

The trip to Washington would come as the U.S. plans a controversial drawdown of troops in Germany. Read full article: Polish leader may visit White House as T...→

Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing package: ‘House version is going nowhere in the Senate’

Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing package: ‘House version is going nowhere in the Senate’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Democrats’ policing overhaul package, as written, is dead in the water in the Senate chamber. Read full article: Mitch McConnell blasts Dems’ policing pa...→

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...→

In wake of Kobe Bryant’s death, House and Senate introduce helicopter safety bill

In wake of Kobe Bryant’s death, House and Senate introduce helicopter safety bill

LOS ANGELES — Legislation introduced Thursday in the House and Senate would require terrain awareness and warning systems and crash-resistant flight data and v [...] Read full article: In wake of Kobe Bryant’s death, House an...→

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 ...→

House leader Hoyer says Dems aim for vote on policing bill the week of June 22

House leader Hoyer says Dems aim for vote on policing bill the week of June 22

House Majority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., told reporters Tuesday that House Democrats aim to put the police reform bill that they unveiled this week on the floor [...] Read full article: House leader Hoyer says Dems aim for vot...→

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

People who have dealt with Florida’s unemployment system have become fast friends — sharing their stories and comparing notes. Read full article: Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Dep...→

McConnell blasts 'defund the police' movement as 'outlandish' amid George Floyd anger

McConnell blasts 'defund the police' movement as 'outlandish' amid George Floyd anger

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday slammed the growing liberal momentum behind the “defund the police” movement as “outlandish.” Read full article: McConnell blasts 'defund the police' mov...→

House leader promises to bring DC statehood bill to a vote this year

House leader promises to bring DC statehood bill to a vote this year

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer promised that a bill granting statehood to Washington, DC, would be brought to the House floor this year. “DC must be granted [...] Read full article: House leader promises to bring DC stateh...→

Al and Alyse: Alaska's Shape-Shifter Candidates for US House and Senate

Al and Alyse: Alaska's Shape-Shifter Candidates for US House and Senate

Alaska Democrats are still beta testing the use of "great pretender" candidates — ones who say they are independent of a party, but who have only Democrat back [...] Read full article: Al and Alyse: Alaska's Shape-Shifter Can...→

Top House, Senate lawmakers warn HHS over slow health provider aid payouts

Top House, Senate lawmakers warn HHS over slow health provider aid payouts

The lawmakers ask why safety net providers that primarily care for the poorest and most vulnerable Americans have yet to receive targeted federal aid. Read full article: Top House, Senate lawmakers warn HHS ove...→

Bishop blasts Trump for church visit and holding up Bible

Bishop blasts Trump for church visit and holding up Bible

"The President did not come to pray; he did not lament the death of George Floyd or acknowledge the collective agony of people of color in our nation," she sai [...] Read full article: Bishop blasts Trump for church visit and...→

One Nation, Senate-GOP aligned group, to spend $27 million in 6 states to keep the majority

One Nation, Senate-GOP aligned group, to spend $27 million in 6 states to keep the majority

One Nation said Tuesday it would spend $27.3 million on television and radio advertising this summer in six states where Republicans are looking to keep their [...] Read full article: One Nation, Senate-GOP aligned group, to...→

House, Senate races at stake in New Mexico primary

House, Senate races at stake in New Mexico primary

Democratic contenders for Congress including a renowned former CIA operative, a district attorney and a professional advocate for Native American communities w [...] Read full article: House, Senate races at stake in New Mexi...→

Mia Farrow: If Trump Were a 'Real Leader,' He Would Listen to 'Peaceful Protesters' Outside White House

Mia Farrow: If Trump Were a 'Real Leader,' He Would Listen to 'Peaceful Protesters' Outside White House

Actress Mia Farrow suggested that President Donald Trump isn't a "real leader" because he didn't stop to listen to the so-called "peaceful protesters" outside [...] Read full article: Mia Farrow: If Trump Were a 'Real Leader...→

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Second stimulus check update: Here's what the Senate, House are saying about the next coronavirus relief package for Americans

Partisan bickering and Senate disputes over the HEROES Act have placed doubt on when -- or if -- Americans will receive a second coronavirus relief stimulus ch [...] Read full article: Second stimulus check update: Here's wha...→

House Dems find new opposition to second round of stimulus checks: Senate Dems

House Dems find new opposition to second round of stimulus checks: Senate Dems

Some Senate Democrats are also expressing concerns about what the HEROES Act could do for the economy. Read full article: House Dems find new opposition to second...→