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McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed House Democrats on Thursday for taking “paid leave” during the coronavirus. Read full article: McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ i...→

McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ in May

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed House Democrats on Thursday for taking “paid leave” during the coronavirus. Read full article: McConnell slams House for ‘paid leave’ i...→

Santa Ana police officer charged with workers’ comp fraud for remaining on paid leave months after recovery: OCDA

Santa Ana police officer charged with workers’ comp fraud for remaining on paid leave months after recovery: OCDA

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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'

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Economic Adviser Kevin Hassett to Leave White House Soon

Economic Adviser Kevin Hassett to Leave White House Soon

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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

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Melania Trump aide slams ‘false’ WaPo story claiming first lady delayed White House move to renegotiate prenup

Melania Trump aide slams ‘false’ WaPo story claiming first lady delayed White House move to renegotiate prenup

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Biden calls for federally funded coronavirus paid-leave

Biden calls for federally funded coronavirus paid-leave

Joseph R. Biden said Thursday the federal government should provide paid leave to any employee who has to miss work because of the coronavirus. Read full article: Biden calls for federally funded coronav...→

Joe Biden says military would intervene if Trump refused to leave White House

Joe Biden says military would intervene if Trump refused to leave White House

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Warren police officer on paid leave after arrest video goes viral

Warren police officer on paid leave after arrest video goes viral

WARREN (WXYZ) — Most of what happened between an Amazon delivery driver and police was caught on video by a neighbor, who went live on Facebook. Those who saw [...] Read full article: Warren police officer on paid leave afte...→

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...→

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

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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

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DC Protesters Clash with Police, Reporters Ordered to Leave White House

DC Protesters Clash with Police, Reporters Ordered to Leave White House

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

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

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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

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McConnell to lead Trump campaign fundraising program encouraging GOP Senate volunteers

McConnell to lead Trump campaign fundraising program encouraging GOP Senate volunteers

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Senate, House set to tackle police reform with comprehensive proposals

Senate, House set to tackle police reform with comprehensive proposals

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House and Senate set for clash on police reform

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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...→

Donald Trump denies he will refuse to leave White House if voted out: ‘If I don’t win, I don’t win’

Donald Trump denies he will refuse to leave White House if voted out: ‘If I don’t win, I don’t win’

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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

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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

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McConnell slams calls to abolish or defund police as ‘outlandish’

McConnell slams calls to abolish or defund police as ‘outlandish’

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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...→

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

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Pelosi slams Senate GOP police package: ‘So-called Justice Act is not action’

Pelosi slams Senate GOP police package: ‘So-called Justice Act is not action’

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House Chairman Jerry Nadler: Not passing policing overhaul will leave a ‘stain on our legacy’

House Chairman Jerry Nadler: Not passing policing overhaul will leave a ‘stain on our legacy’

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White House adviser Ja'Ron Smith slams Schumer, says he 'helped create the system' in urban areas

White House adviser Ja'Ron Smith slams Schumer, says he 'helped create the system' in urban areas

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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’

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McConnell spokesman slams group pushing allegations about appeals court nominee: 'Bottom of the barrel'

McConnell spokesman slams group pushing allegations about appeals court nominee: 'Bottom of the barrel'

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

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

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

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Santa Ana police officer charged with workers’ comp fraud for remaining on paid leave months after recovery: OCDA

Santa Ana police officer charged with workers’ comp fraud for remaining on paid leave months after recovery: OCDA

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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

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

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

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Senate Confirms McConnell Ally to Top Federal Appeals Court

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Pelosi slams Senate GOP police package: ‘So-called Justice Act is not action’

Pelosi slams Senate GOP police package: ‘So-called Justice Act is not action’

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McConnell to lead Trump campaign fundraising program encouraging GOP Senate volunteers

McConnell to lead Trump campaign fundraising program encouraging GOP Senate volunteers

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

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

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White House adviser Ja'Ron Smith slams Schumer, says he 'helped create the system' in urban areas

White House adviser Ja'Ron Smith slams Schumer, says he 'helped create the system' in urban areas

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House and Senate set for clash on police reform

House and Senate set for clash on police reform

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Donald Trump denies he will refuse to leave White House if voted out: ‘If I don’t win, I don’t win’

Donald Trump denies he will refuse to leave White House if voted out: ‘If I don’t win, I don’t win’

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Melania Trump aide slams ‘false’ WaPo story claiming first lady delayed White House move to renegotiate prenup

Melania Trump aide slams ‘false’ WaPo story claiming first lady delayed White House move to renegotiate prenup

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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 ...→

Joe Biden says military would intervene if Trump refused to leave White House

Joe Biden says military would intervene if Trump refused to leave White House

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McConnell slams calls to abolish or defund police as ‘outlandish’

McConnell slams calls to abolish or defund police as ‘outlandish’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed those calling to abolish or defund police departments across the country on Monday. Read full article: McConnell slams calls to abolish or defu...→

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...→

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

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

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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...→

DC Protesters Clash with Police, Reporters Ordered to Leave White House

DC Protesters Clash with Police, Reporters Ordered to Leave White House

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Economic Adviser Kevin Hassett to Leave White House Soon

Economic Adviser Kevin Hassett to Leave White House Soon

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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

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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

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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...→

House Chairman Jerry Nadler: Not passing policing overhaul will leave a ‘stain on our legacy’

House Chairman Jerry Nadler: Not passing policing overhaul will leave a ‘stain on our legacy’

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Wednesday if Congress does not pass meaningful changes to policing practices in the U.S., then there will be a “st [...] Read full article: House Chairman Jerry Nadler: Not passing...→

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...→

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...→

McConnell spokesman slams group pushing allegations about appeals court nominee: 'Bottom of the barrel'

McConnell spokesman slams group pushing allegations about appeals court nominee: 'Bottom of the barrel'

The condemnation comes as the group called Fix the Court, which observers on the right note is funded by a dark-money network that largely supports liberal cau [...] Read full article: McConnell spokesman slams group pushing ...→

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...→

Biden calls for federally funded coronavirus paid-leave

Biden calls for federally funded coronavirus paid-leave

Joseph R. Biden said Thursday the federal government should provide paid leave to any employee who has to miss work because of the coronavirus. Read full article: Biden calls for federally funded coronav...→

Warren police officer on paid leave after arrest video goes viral

Warren police officer on paid leave after arrest video goes viral

WARREN (WXYZ) — Most of what happened between an Amazon delivery driver and police was caught on video by a neighbor, who went live on Facebook. Those who saw [...] Read full article: Warren police officer on paid leave afte...→

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...→

Santa Ana police officer charged with workers’ comp fraud for remaining on paid leave months after recovery: OCDA

Santa Ana police officer charged with workers’ comp fraud for remaining on paid leave months after recovery: OCDA

Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana police officer with workers’ compensation fraud for allegedly failing to disclose the status of his recovery while continu [...] Read full article: Santa Ana police officer charged with wo...→

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...→

DC Protesters Clash with Police, Reporters Ordered to Leave White House

DC Protesters Clash with Police, Reporters Ordered to Leave White House

Tensions are escalating in the nation’s capital of Washington, DC, as protesters clash with U.S. Park Police and Metropolitan Police. Read full article: DC Protesters Clash with Police, Reporte...→

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...→

Economic Adviser Kevin Hassett to Leave White House Soon

Economic Adviser Kevin Hassett to Leave White House Soon

White House adviser Kevin Hassett will leave the White House this summer, after returning to the Trump administration in March to help the president deal with [...] Read full article: Economic Adviser Kevin Hassett to Leave ...→

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...→

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...→

Pelosi slams Senate GOP police package: ‘So-called Justice Act is not action’

Pelosi slams Senate GOP police package: ‘So-called Justice Act is not action’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed the new Senate GOP policing package Wednesday, saying it doesn’t offer any real change. Read full article: Pelosi slams Senate GOP police package: ...→

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...→

House Chairman Jerry Nadler: Not passing policing overhaul will leave a ‘stain on our legacy’

House Chairman Jerry Nadler: Not passing policing overhaul will leave a ‘stain on our legacy’

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Wednesday if Congress does not pass meaningful changes to policing practices in the U.S., then there will be a “st [...] Read full article: House Chairman Jerry Nadler: Not passing...→

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...→

White House adviser Ja'Ron Smith slams Schumer, says he 'helped create the system' in urban areas

White House adviser Ja'Ron Smith slams Schumer, says he 'helped create the system' in urban areas

Deputy Assistant to the President Ja'Ron Smith slammed Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on "Special Report" Tuesday after he panned President Trum [...] Read full article: White House adviser Ja'Ron Smith slams 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...→

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...→

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...→

Donald Trump denies he will refuse to leave White House if voted out: ‘If I don’t win, I don’t win’

Donald Trump denies he will refuse to leave White House if voted out: ‘If I don’t win, I don’t win’

President Trump will accept defeat if he does not win a second term in the White House, he said in an interview aired Friday, dismissing concerns he could try [...] Read full article: Donald Trump denies he will refuse to le...→

McConnell spokesman slams group pushing allegations about appeals court nominee: 'Bottom of the barrel'

McConnell spokesman slams group pushing allegations about appeals court nominee: 'Bottom of the barrel'

The condemnation comes as the group called Fix the Court, which observers on the right note is funded by a dark-money network that largely supports liberal cau [...] Read full article: McConnell spokesman slams group pushing ...→

Melania Trump aide slams ‘false’ WaPo story claiming first lady delayed White House move to renegotiate prenup

Melania Trump aide slams ‘false’ WaPo story claiming first lady delayed White House move to renegotiate prenup

First lady Melania Trump’s chief of staff and press secretary Stephanie Grisham slammed the “false information and sources” cited in a Washington Post article [...] Read full article: Melania Trump aide slams ‘false’ WaPo st...→

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...→

Biden calls for federally funded coronavirus paid-leave

Biden calls for federally funded coronavirus paid-leave

Joseph R. Biden said Thursday the federal government should provide paid leave to any employee who has to miss work because of the coronavirus. Read full article: Biden calls for federally funded coronav...→

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 ...→

Joe Biden says military would intervene if Trump refused to leave White House

Joe Biden says military would intervene if Trump refused to leave White House

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden said he was “absolutely convinced” that the US military would intervene to remove President Trump from the White House [...] Read full article: Joe Biden says military would intervene ...→

Warren police officer on paid leave after arrest video goes viral

Warren police officer on paid leave after arrest video goes viral

WARREN (WXYZ) — Most of what happened between an Amazon delivery driver and police was caught on video by a neighbor, who went live on Facebook. Those who saw [...] Read full article: Warren police officer on paid leave afte...→

McConnell slams calls to abolish or defund police as ‘outlandish’

McConnell slams calls to abolish or defund police as ‘outlandish’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed those calling to abolish or defund police departments across the country on Monday. Read full article: McConnell slams calls to abolish or defu...→

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...→

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...→

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...→