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Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday expect to see the Senate working toward passing another coronavirus stimulus bill. Read full article: Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass ...→

Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday expect to see the Senate working toward passing another coronavirus stimulus bill. Read full article: Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass ...→

Senate Dems say Republican version of police reform bill isn’t enough

Senate Dems say Republican version of police reform bill isn’t enough

Republicans in the US Senate tried to bring up their police reform bill but Democrats blocked it calling their reforms a political stunt rather than a good fai [...] Read full article: Senate Dems say Republican version of po...→

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 Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

A Republican-authored police reform bill failed in a Senate test vote Wednesday after Democrats opposed the bill on the basis it did not go far enough -- spark [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans' police reform bill f...→

Senate Heads for Showdown Over Republican Police Reform Bill

The U.S. Senate headed for a showdown on Wednesday over a Republican police reform bill that Democrats have rejected as too limited to rein in police misconduc [...] Read full article: Senate Heads for Showdown Over Republica...→

Donna Brazile: Police brutality and racism must end – GOP and Dems must compromise to pass bill in Congress

Donna Brazile: Police brutality and racism must end – GOP and Dems must compromise to pass bill in Congress

Congressional Republicans and Democrats need to compromise to pass needed legislation to address the crisis of systemic racism and racist policing that has spa [...] Read full article: Donna Brazile: Police brutality and raci...→

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 ...→

Orinda Halloween shooting: Senate OKs Glazer’s bill to raise fines on short-term rentals

Orinda Halloween shooting: Senate OKs Glazer’s bill to raise fines on short-term rentals

The bill, SB 1049, was approved on a bipartisan vote, 32-7, and moves to the Assembly, Glazer’s office said in a release Tuesday. Read full article: Orinda Halloween shooting: Senate OKs Gl...→

Police reform bill likely dying in Senate

Police reform bill likely dying in Senate

A partisan standoff between Senate Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday is likely to quash efforts at sweeping reform to policing practices in the U.S. despite [...] Read full article: Police reform bill likely dying in Senat...→

Minnesota fails to pass police reform bill; Gov. Walz says he's 'embarrassed'

Minnesota fails to pass police reform bill; Gov. Walz says he's 'embarrassed'

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz expressed his frustration Saturday after a weeks-long special session in the state’s senate failed to pass a police reform bill. Read full article: Minnesota fails to pass police reform bi...→

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito: Important to Get Justice Act on Senate Floor

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito: Important to Get Justice Act on Senate Floor

Qualified immunity must remain in place with any reform legislation in order to protect the nation's law enforcement officers, but the bigger issue is to get t [...] Read full article: Sen. Shelley Moore Capito: Important to ...→

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous-consent bill that would remove Confederate statues from Capitol

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous-consent bill that would remove Confederate statues from Capitol

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., blocked a bill presented by Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.,   that moved to unanimously remo [...] Read full article: Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous...→

Policing reform bill fails to move forward in Senate

Policing reform bill fails to move forward in Senate

Senate Democrats voted almost unanimously on Wednesday against a Republican policing reform proposal, effectively ending Congressional efforts to rein in law e [...] Read full article: Policing reform bill fails to move forwa...→

McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new ultimatum’ on police reform, as bill poised to fail

McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new ultimatum’ on police reform, as bill poised to fail

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday accused Democrats of a “bizarre new ultimatum” on police reform, saying Democrats want to be allowed to rew [...] Read full article: McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new u...→

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

With no breakthrough in sight, the Senate appears to be headed toward an impasse on police reform. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned on the ev [...] Read full article: Senate GOP police reform bill facing gri...→

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...→

Georgia Senate passes bipartisan hate crimes bill

Georgia’s state Senate has passed hate crimes legislation deemed essential by state leaders after lawmakers struck a deal to remove language protecting police Read full article: Georgia Senate passes bipartisan hate cr...→

McConnell dings Democrats for threatening to block debate on GOP police reform bill

McConnell dings Democrats for threatening to block debate on GOP police reform bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday brushed off Democrats’ concerns about proceeding with the Senate GOP’s police reform package this week, as th [...] Read full article: McConnell dings Democrats for threatenin...→

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...→

Communities Urge Congress To Pass Bonding Bill, After Special Session Fails

Communities Urge Congress To Pass Bonding Bill, After Special Session Fails

While the debate around a police reform proposal received a lot of attention, the legislature's failure to agree on other issues is having an impact on the bot [...] Read full article: Communities Urge Congress To Pass Bondin...→

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 bill would strip president’s power to federalize DC police | WTOP

The legislation is co-sponsored by Sen. Chris Van Hollen, who is sharply critical of the way protests near the White House were handled earlier this month. Read full article: Senate bill would strip president’s powe...→

Police reform bill fails in the Senate, Ohio Sen. Brown: “Not a serious proposal”

Police reform bill fails in the Senate, Ohio Sen. Brown: “Not a serious proposal”

WASHINGTON D.C. (WCMH) — Despite weeks of protests, Congress has been unable to agree on how to change law enforcement. On Thursday, the Senate tried but faile [...] Read full article: Police reform bill fails in the Senate, ...→

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 GOP policing bill hits stumbling block

Senate GOP policing bill hits stumbling block

Much as lawmakers have failed to act during times of crisis on gun control or immigration changes there’s a familiar standoff despite broad support. An Associa [...] Read full article: Senate GOP policing bill hits stumbling ...→

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...→

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., told "The Daily Briefing" Tuesday that both parties should find a middle ground on the issue of law enforcement reform after Senate De [...] Read full article: Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible'...→

Mnuchin: Stimulus May Pass Congress in July to Boost Economy

The Trump administration is discussing another stimulus package with lawmakers that could be passed in July, the latest effort to revive the U.S. economy amid [...] Read full article: Mnuchin: Stimulus May Pass Congress in J...→

'Save The USPS!': U.S. Postal Service Workers Calling On Congress To Provide Funding In Next Stimulus Bill

'Save The USPS!': U.S. Postal Service Workers Calling On Congress To Provide Funding In Next Stimulus Bill

About three dozen U.S. Postal workers and supporters rallied outside the historic Ben Franklin Post Office in Old City Tuesday to call on Congress to provide f [...] Read full article: 'Save The USPS!': U.S. Postal Service Wo...→

Sen. Mike Braun to introduce bill limiting qualified immunity for officers

Sen. Mike Braun to introduce bill limiting qualified immunity for officers

Sen. Mike Braun is set to introduce his bill to rein in liability protections for police officers on Tuesday, an olive branch he hopes will bridge the partisan [...] Read full article: Sen. Mike Braun to introduce bill limiti...→

Chinese Media Proposes Beijing Pass 'George Floyd Human Rights Bill'

Chinese Media Proposes Beijing Pass 'George Floyd Human Rights Bill'

China's Global Times state propaganda newspaper angrily condemned President Donald Trump's signing of the Uyghur Human Rights Act. Read full article: Chinese Media Proposes Beijing Pass 'Geo...→

Florida Sen. Rubio introduces NIL bill to push NCAA changes

Florida Sen. Rubio introduces NIL bill to push NCAA changes

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio introduced a bill Thursday that would protect the NCAA from being challenged in court if the association changes its rules to allow at [...] Read full article: Florida Sen. Rubio introduces NIL bill t...→

Senate Dems say Republican version of police reform bill isn’t enough

Senate Dems say Republican version of police reform bill isn’t enough

Republicans in the US Senate tried to bring up their police reform bill but Democrats blocked it calling their reforms a political stunt rather than a good fai [...] Read full article: Senate Dems say Republican version of po...→

Police reform bill fails in the Senate, Ohio Sen. Brown: “Not a serious proposal”

Police reform bill fails in the Senate, Ohio Sen. Brown: “Not a serious proposal”

WASHINGTON D.C. (WCMH) — Despite weeks of protests, Congress has been unable to agree on how to change law enforcement. On Thursday, the Senate tried but faile [...] Read full article: Police reform bill fails in the Senate, ...→

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 GOP policing bill hits stumbling block

Senate GOP policing bill hits stumbling block

Much as lawmakers have failed to act during times of crisis on gun control or immigration changes there’s a familiar standoff despite broad support. An Associa [...] Read full article: Senate GOP policing bill hits stumbling ...→

McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new ultimatum’ on police reform, as bill poised to fail

McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new ultimatum’ on police reform, as bill poised to fail

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday accused Democrats of a “bizarre new ultimatum” on police reform, saying Democrats want to be allowed to rew [...] Read full article: McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new u...→

Senate Heads for Showdown Over Republican Police Reform Bill

The U.S. Senate headed for a showdown on Wednesday over a Republican police reform bill that Democrats have rejected as too limited to rein in police misconduc [...] Read full article: Senate Heads for Showdown Over Republica...→

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...→

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 ...→

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., told "The Daily Briefing" Tuesday that both parties should find a middle ground on the issue of law enforcement reform after Senate De [...] Read full article: Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible'...→

Georgia Senate passes bipartisan hate crimes bill

Georgia’s state Senate has passed hate crimes legislation deemed essential by state leaders after lawmakers struck a deal to remove language protecting police Read full article: Georgia Senate passes bipartisan hate cr...→

Orinda Halloween shooting: Senate OKs Glazer’s bill to raise fines on short-term rentals

Orinda Halloween shooting: Senate OKs Glazer’s bill to raise fines on short-term rentals

The bill, SB 1049, was approved on a bipartisan vote, 32-7, and moves to the Assembly, Glazer’s office said in a release Tuesday. Read full article: Orinda Halloween shooting: Senate OKs Gl...→

'Save The USPS!': U.S. Postal Service Workers Calling On Congress To Provide Funding In Next Stimulus Bill

'Save The USPS!': U.S. Postal Service Workers Calling On Congress To Provide Funding In Next Stimulus Bill

About three dozen U.S. Postal workers and supporters rallied outside the historic Ben Franklin Post Office in Old City Tuesday to call on Congress to provide f [...] Read full article: 'Save The USPS!': U.S. Postal Service Wo...→

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...→

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...→

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito: Important to Get Justice Act on Senate Floor

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito: Important to Get Justice Act on Senate Floor

Qualified immunity must remain in place with any reform legislation in order to protect the nation's law enforcement officers, but the bigger issue is to get t [...] Read full article: Sen. Shelley Moore Capito: Important to ...→

Florida Sen. Rubio introduces NIL bill to push NCAA changes

Florida Sen. Rubio introduces NIL bill to push NCAA changes

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio introduced a bill Thursday that would protect the NCAA from being challenged in court if the association changes its rules to allow at [...] Read full article: Florida Sen. Rubio introduces NIL bill t...→

Senate bill would strip president’s power to federalize DC police | WTOP

The legislation is co-sponsored by Sen. Chris Van Hollen, who is sharply critical of the way protests near the White House were handled earlier this month. Read full article: Senate bill would strip president’s powe...→

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...→

Policing reform bill fails to move forward in Senate

Policing reform bill fails to move forward in Senate

Senate Democrats voted almost unanimously on Wednesday against a Republican policing reform proposal, effectively ending Congressional efforts to rein in law e [...] Read full article: Policing reform bill fails to move forwa...→

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

A Republican-authored police reform bill failed in a Senate test vote Wednesday after Democrats opposed the bill on the basis it did not go far enough -- spark [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans' police reform bill f...→

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 GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

With no breakthrough in sight, the Senate appears to be headed toward an impasse on police reform. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned on the ev [...] Read full article: Senate GOP police reform bill facing gri...→

Donna Brazile: Police brutality and racism must end – GOP and Dems must compromise to pass bill in Congress

Donna Brazile: Police brutality and racism must end – GOP and Dems must compromise to pass bill in Congress

Congressional Republicans and Democrats need to compromise to pass needed legislation to address the crisis of systemic racism and racist policing that has spa [...] Read full article: Donna Brazile: Police brutality and raci...→

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 ...→

Mnuchin: Stimulus May Pass Congress in July to Boost Economy

The Trump administration is discussing another stimulus package with lawmakers that could be passed in July, the latest effort to revive the U.S. economy amid [...] Read full article: Mnuchin: Stimulus May Pass Congress in J...→

McConnell dings Democrats for threatening to block debate on GOP police reform bill

McConnell dings Democrats for threatening to block debate on GOP police reform bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday brushed off Democrats’ concerns about proceeding with the Senate GOP’s police reform package this week, as th [...] Read full article: McConnell dings Democrats for threatenin...→

Police reform bill likely dying in Senate

Police reform bill likely dying in Senate

A partisan standoff between Senate Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday is likely to quash efforts at sweeping reform to policing practices in the U.S. despite [...] Read full article: Police reform bill likely dying in Senat...→

Sen. Mike Braun to introduce bill limiting qualified immunity for officers

Sen. Mike Braun to introduce bill limiting qualified immunity for officers

Sen. Mike Braun is set to introduce his bill to rein in liability protections for police officers on Tuesday, an olive branch he hopes will bridge the partisan [...] Read full article: Sen. Mike Braun to introduce bill limiti...→

Communities Urge Congress To Pass Bonding Bill, After Special Session Fails

Communities Urge Congress To Pass Bonding Bill, After Special Session Fails

While the debate around a police reform proposal received a lot of attention, the legislature's failure to agree on other issues is having an impact on the bot [...] Read full article: Communities Urge Congress To Pass Bondin...→

Minnesota fails to pass police reform bill; Gov. Walz says he's 'embarrassed'

Minnesota fails to pass police reform bill; Gov. Walz says he's 'embarrassed'

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz expressed his frustration Saturday after a weeks-long special session in the state’s senate failed to pass a police reform bill. Read full article: Minnesota fails to pass police reform bi...→

Chinese Media Proposes Beijing Pass 'George Floyd Human Rights Bill'

Chinese Media Proposes Beijing Pass 'George Floyd Human Rights Bill'

China's Global Times state propaganda newspaper angrily condemned President Donald Trump's signing of the Uyghur Human Rights Act. Read full article: Chinese Media Proposes Beijing Pass 'Geo...→

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...→

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous-consent bill that would remove Confederate statues from Capitol

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous-consent bill that would remove Confederate statues from Capitol

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., blocked a bill presented by Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.,   that moved to unanimously remo [...] Read full article: Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous...→

Senate Dems say Republican version of police reform bill isn’t enough

Senate Dems say Republican version of police reform bill isn’t enough

Republicans in the US Senate tried to bring up their police reform bill but Democrats blocked it calling their reforms a political stunt rather than a good fai [...] Read full article: Senate Dems say Republican version of po...→

Police reform bill fails in the Senate, Ohio Sen. Brown: “Not a serious proposal”

Police reform bill fails in the Senate, Ohio Sen. Brown: “Not a serious proposal”

WASHINGTON D.C. (WCMH) — Despite weeks of protests, Congress has been unable to agree on how to change law enforcement. On Thursday, the Senate tried but faile [...] Read full article: Police reform bill fails in the Senate, ...→

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 ...→

Policing reform bill fails to move forward in Senate

Policing reform bill fails to move forward in Senate

Senate Democrats voted almost unanimously on Wednesday against a Republican policing reform proposal, effectively ending Congressional efforts to rein in law e [...] Read full article: Policing reform bill fails to move forwa...→

Senate GOP policing bill hits stumbling block

Senate GOP policing bill hits stumbling block

Much as lawmakers have failed to act during times of crisis on gun control or immigration changes there’s a familiar standoff despite broad support. An Associa [...] Read full article: Senate GOP policing bill hits stumbling ...→

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

A Republican-authored police reform bill failed in a Senate test vote Wednesday after Democrats opposed the bill on the basis it did not go far enough -- spark [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans' police reform bill f...→

McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new ultimatum’ on police reform, as bill poised to fail

McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new ultimatum’ on police reform, as bill poised to fail

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday accused Democrats of a “bizarre new ultimatum” on police reform, saying Democrats want to be allowed to rew [...] Read full article: McConnell accuses Dems of ‘bizarre new u...→

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 Heads for Showdown Over Republican Police Reform Bill

The U.S. Senate headed for a showdown on Wednesday over a Republican police reform bill that Democrats have rejected as too limited to rein in police misconduc [...] Read full article: Senate Heads for Showdown Over Republica...→

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

With no breakthrough in sight, the Senate appears to be headed toward an impasse on police reform. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned on the ev [...] Read full article: Senate GOP police reform bill facing gri...→

Donna Brazile: Police brutality and racism must end – GOP and Dems must compromise to pass bill in Congress

Donna Brazile: Police brutality and racism must end – GOP and Dems must compromise to pass bill in Congress

Congressional Republicans and Democrats need to compromise to pass needed legislation to address the crisis of systemic racism and racist policing that has spa [...] Read full article: Donna Brazile: Police brutality and raci...→

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...→

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...→

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible' threat to block Tim Scott's police reform bill

Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., told "The Daily Briefing" Tuesday that both parties should find a middle ground on the issue of law enforcement reform after Senate De [...] Read full article: Braun knocks Senate Dems over 'terrible'...→

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 ...→

Georgia Senate passes bipartisan hate crimes bill

Georgia’s state Senate has passed hate crimes legislation deemed essential by state leaders after lawmakers struck a deal to remove language protecting police Read full article: Georgia Senate passes bipartisan hate cr...→

Mnuchin: Stimulus May Pass Congress in July to Boost Economy

The Trump administration is discussing another stimulus package with lawmakers that could be passed in July, the latest effort to revive the U.S. economy amid [...] Read full article: Mnuchin: Stimulus May Pass Congress in J...→

Orinda Halloween shooting: Senate OKs Glazer’s bill to raise fines on short-term rentals

Orinda Halloween shooting: Senate OKs Glazer’s bill to raise fines on short-term rentals

The bill, SB 1049, was approved on a bipartisan vote, 32-7, and moves to the Assembly, Glazer’s office said in a release Tuesday. Read full article: Orinda Halloween shooting: Senate OKs Gl...→

McConnell dings Democrats for threatening to block debate on GOP police reform bill

McConnell dings Democrats for threatening to block debate on GOP police reform bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday brushed off Democrats’ concerns about proceeding with the Senate GOP’s police reform package this week, as th [...] Read full article: McConnell dings Democrats for threatenin...→

'Save The USPS!': U.S. Postal Service Workers Calling On Congress To Provide Funding In Next Stimulus Bill

'Save The USPS!': U.S. Postal Service Workers Calling On Congress To Provide Funding In Next Stimulus Bill

About three dozen U.S. Postal workers and supporters rallied outside the historic Ben Franklin Post Office in Old City Tuesday to call on Congress to provide f [...] Read full article: 'Save The USPS!': U.S. Postal Service Wo...→

Police reform bill likely dying in Senate

Police reform bill likely dying in Senate

A partisan standoff between Senate Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday is likely to quash efforts at sweeping reform to policing practices in the U.S. despite [...] Read full article: Police reform bill likely dying in Senat...→

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...→

Sen. Mike Braun to introduce bill limiting qualified immunity for officers

Sen. Mike Braun to introduce bill limiting qualified immunity for officers

Sen. Mike Braun is set to introduce his bill to rein in liability protections for police officers on Tuesday, an olive branch he hopes will bridge the partisan [...] Read full article: Sen. Mike Braun to introduce bill limiti...→

Communities Urge Congress To Pass Bonding Bill, After Special Session Fails

Communities Urge Congress To Pass Bonding Bill, After Special Session Fails

While the debate around a police reform proposal received a lot of attention, the legislature's failure to agree on other issues is having an impact on the bot [...] Read full article: Communities Urge Congress To Pass Bondin...→

Minnesota fails to pass police reform bill; Gov. Walz says he's 'embarrassed'

Minnesota fails to pass police reform bill; Gov. Walz says he's 'embarrassed'

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz expressed his frustration Saturday after a weeks-long special session in the state’s senate failed to pass a police reform bill. Read full article: Minnesota fails to pass police reform bi...→

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...→

Chinese Media Proposes Beijing Pass 'George Floyd Human Rights Bill'

Chinese Media Proposes Beijing Pass 'George Floyd Human Rights Bill'

China's Global Times state propaganda newspaper angrily condemned President Donald Trump's signing of the Uyghur Human Rights Act. Read full article: Chinese Media Proposes Beijing Pass 'Geo...→

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito: Important to Get Justice Act on Senate Floor

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito: Important to Get Justice Act on Senate Floor

Qualified immunity must remain in place with any reform legislation in order to protect the nation's law enforcement officers, but the bigger issue is to get t [...] Read full article: Sen. Shelley Moore Capito: Important to ...→

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...→

Florida Sen. Rubio introduces NIL bill to push NCAA changes

Florida Sen. Rubio introduces NIL bill to push NCAA changes

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio introduced a bill Thursday that would protect the NCAA from being challenged in court if the association changes its rules to allow at [...] Read full article: Florida Sen. Rubio introduces NIL bill t...→

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous-consent bill that would remove Confederate statues from Capitol

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous-consent bill that would remove Confederate statues from Capitol

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., blocked a bill presented by Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.,   that moved to unanimously remo [...] Read full article: Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt blocks unanimous...→

Senate bill would strip president’s power to federalize DC police | WTOP

The legislation is co-sponsored by Sen. Chris Van Hollen, who is sharply critical of the way protests near the White House were handled earlier this month. Read full article: Senate bill would strip president’s powe...→