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Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

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

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

Senate confirms inspector general for coronavirus funds over Democrats’ opposition

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

Senate Confirms 200th Judge Appointed by Trump

Senate Confirms 200th Judge Appointed by Trump

The U.S. Senate confirmed its 200th federal judge nominated by Trump, approving Cory Wilson to the Fifth Circuit. Read full article: Senate Confirms 200th Judge Appointed by...→

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 confirms Trump's 200th judicial nominee, filling all circuit court vacancies

Senate confirms Trump's 200th judicial nominee, filling all circuit court vacancies

With the confirmation of Cory Wilson to the 5th Circuit, Mr. Trump has filled all vacancies on the circuit courts. Read full article: Senate confirms Trump's 200th judicial n...→

Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s policing bill

Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s policing bill

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

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

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

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

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

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...→

Senate confirms Trump judicial pick over prominent GOP defection

Senate confirms Trump judicial pick over prominent GOP defection

The Senate voted 51-42 to confirm Judge Justin R. Walker to the nation’s premier federal appeals court on Thursday over bitter Democratic objections and a prom [...] Read full article: Senate confirms Trump judicial pick over...→

Illinois Attorney General ‘In Good Spirits' After Testing Positive For Coronavirus

Illinois Attorney General ‘In Good Spirits' After Testing Positive For Coronavirus

After testing positive for coronavirus earlier this week, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul said he is slowly recovering in quarantine at home. “Last night [...] Read full article: Illinois Attorney General ‘In Good Spiri...→

CDC report confirms elderly, minorities at highest risk for coronavirus

CDC report confirms elderly, minorities at highest risk for coronavirus

Older people, people of color and those with pre-existing medical conditions are at the highest risk for the coronavirus, according to a new Centers for Diseas [...] Read full article: CDC report confirms elderly, minorities ...→

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

The bill would give all eligible residents the opportunity to vote early, allow residents to vote-by-mail, and expand absentee ballot access. Read full article: Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Ad...→

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

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

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

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

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

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

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

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...→

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

Air Force inspector general probes use of military aircraft to monitor George Floyd protests

Air Force inspector general probes use of military aircraft to monitor George Floyd protests

The Air Force inspector general is investigating the use of military aircraft to monitor protests across the United States this month in the wake of George Flo [...] Read full article: Air Force inspector general probes use o...→

Senate confirms controversial Trump pick Justin Walker to important appeals court

Senate confirms controversial Trump pick Justin Walker to important appeals court

The Senate on Thursday voted 51-42 to confirm Trump nominee Judge Justin Walker to the second-highest court in the country, marking the 199th Article III judge [...] Read full article: Senate confirms controversial Trump pick...→

NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Monday amid coronavirus, de Blasio confirms

NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Monday amid coronavirus, de Blasio confirms

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said “Phase 2” of the city’s reopening plan amid the coronavirus pandemic is expected to begin next Monday. Read full article: NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Mond...→

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

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

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

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...→

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 confirms Trump's 200th judge, officially fills all appeals court vacancies

Senate confirms Trump's 200th judge, officially fills all appeals court vacancies

The judges the Senate is confirming will likely remain at their posts for decades. Cory Wilson, confirmed Wednesday, is only 49 years old. Justin Walker, who t [...] Read full article: Senate confirms Trump's 200th judge, off...→

Md. Senate leaders outline recommendations for smoother general election | WTOP

Two Maryland Senate leaders say the state should hold a “hybrid mail-in preferred” election in November to avoid the long lines and late ballots that marred th [...] Read full article: Md. Senate leaders outline recommendatio...→

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 ...→

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate race for Democrats

Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate race for Democrats

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

Justice Dept. inspector general auditing body cam policies

The Justice Department’s inspector general has begun an audit into the department’s policies on body cameras Read full article: Justice Dept. inspector general auditing...→

More than 50 Tampa General Hospital workers tested positive for coronavirus, official confirms

More than 50 Tampa General Hospital workers tested positive for coronavirus, official confirms

Officials did not specify the timing of when these employees had tested positive for COVID-19 and how many of the workers are still experiencing symptoms. Read full article: More than 50 Tampa General Hospital work...→

Senate confirms Trump's pick to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

Senate confirms Trump's pick to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

Senate Republicans and the conservative legal community lauded Trump’s decision to nominate Justin Walker. Read full article: Senate confirms Trump's pick to the D.C....→

Indiana Democrats nominate Weinzapfel for attorney general

Indiana Democrats nominate Weinzapfel for attorney general

Former Evansville Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel is the Democratic Party's nominee for Indiana attorney general Read full article: Indiana Democrats nominate Weinzapfel fo...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate pick over comments

Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate pick over comments

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

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul has tested positive for coronavirus after coming down with symptoms over the weekend, he announced in a statement Tuesday [...] Read full article: Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul Te...→

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

The federal watchdogs complained in a letter that the Trump administration was limiting their oversight ability. Read full article: Inspectors general ask Congress for help...→

Senate Confirms 200th Judge Appointed by Trump

Senate Confirms 200th Judge Appointed by Trump

The U.S. Senate confirmed its 200th federal judge nominated by Trump, approving Cory Wilson to the Fifth Circuit. Read full article: Senate Confirms 200th Judge Appointed by...→

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 confirms Trump's 200th judicial nominee, filling all circuit court vacancies

Senate confirms Trump's 200th judicial nominee, filling all circuit court vacancies

With the confirmation of Cory Wilson to the 5th Circuit, Mr. Trump has filled all vacancies on the circuit courts. Read full article: Senate confirms Trump's 200th judicial n...→

Md. Senate leaders outline recommendations for smoother general election | WTOP

Two Maryland Senate leaders say the state should hold a “hybrid mail-in preferred” election in November to avoid the long lines and late ballots that marred th [...] Read full article: Md. Senate leaders outline recommendatio...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

Justice Dept. inspector general auditing body cam policies

The Justice Department’s inspector general has begun an audit into the department’s policies on body cameras Read full article: Justice Dept. inspector general auditing...→

Air Force inspector general probes use of military aircraft to monitor George Floyd protests

Air Force inspector general probes use of military aircraft to monitor George Floyd protests

The Air Force inspector general is investigating the use of military aircraft to monitor protests across the United States this month in the wake of George Flo [...] Read full article: Air Force inspector general probes use o...→

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...→

Senate confirms Trump's pick to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

Senate confirms Trump's pick to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

Senate Republicans and the conservative legal community lauded Trump’s decision to nominate Justin Walker. Read full article: Senate confirms Trump's pick to the D.C....→

NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Monday amid coronavirus, de Blasio confirms

NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Monday amid coronavirus, de Blasio confirms

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said “Phase 2” of the city’s reopening plan amid the coronavirus pandemic is expected to begin next Monday. Read full article: NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Mond...→

Illinois Attorney General ‘In Good Spirits' After Testing Positive For Coronavirus

Illinois Attorney General ‘In Good Spirits' After Testing Positive For Coronavirus

After testing positive for coronavirus earlier this week, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul said he is slowly recovering in quarantine at home. “Last night [...] Read full article: Illinois Attorney General ‘In Good Spiri...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

The bill would give all eligible residents the opportunity to vote early, allow residents to vote-by-mail, and expand absentee ballot access. Read full article: Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Ad...→

Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate pick over comments

Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate pick over comments

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

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

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

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

The federal watchdogs complained in a letter that the Trump administration was limiting their oversight ability. Read full article: Inspectors general ask Congress for help...→

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 confirms Trump's 200th judge, officially fills all appeals court vacancies

Senate confirms Trump's 200th judge, officially fills all appeals court vacancies

The judges the Senate is confirming will likely remain at their posts for decades. Cory Wilson, confirmed Wednesday, is only 49 years old. Justin Walker, who t [...] Read full article: Senate confirms Trump's 200th judge, off...→

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

Senate Democrats poised to block Republican police reform bill

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

Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s policing bill

Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s policing bill

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

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 ...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate race for Democrats

Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate race for Democrats

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

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

More than 50 Tampa General Hospital workers tested positive for coronavirus, official confirms

More than 50 Tampa General Hospital workers tested positive for coronavirus, official confirms

Officials did not specify the timing of when these employees had tested positive for COVID-19 and how many of the workers are still experiencing symptoms. Read full article: More than 50 Tampa General Hospital work...→

Senate confirms controversial Trump pick Justin Walker to important appeals court

Senate confirms controversial Trump pick Justin Walker to important appeals court

The Senate on Thursday voted 51-42 to confirm Trump nominee Judge Justin Walker to the second-highest court in the country, marking the 199th Article III judge [...] Read full article: Senate confirms controversial Trump pick...→

Senate confirms Trump judicial pick over prominent GOP defection

Senate confirms Trump judicial pick over prominent GOP defection

The Senate voted 51-42 to confirm Judge Justin R. Walker to the nation’s premier federal appeals court on Thursday over bitter Democratic objections and a prom [...] Read full article: Senate confirms Trump judicial pick over...→

Indiana Democrats nominate Weinzapfel for attorney general

Indiana Democrats nominate Weinzapfel for attorney general

Former Evansville Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel is the Democratic Party's nominee for Indiana attorney general Read full article: Indiana Democrats nominate Weinzapfel fo...→

CDC report confirms elderly, minorities at highest risk for coronavirus

CDC report confirms elderly, minorities at highest risk for coronavirus

Older people, people of color and those with pre-existing medical conditions are at the highest risk for the coronavirus, according to a new Centers for Diseas [...] Read full article: CDC report confirms elderly, minorities ...→

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

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

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

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

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

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul has tested positive for coronavirus after coming down with symptoms over the weekend, he announced in a statement Tuesday [...] Read full article: Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul Te...→

Senate Confirms 200th Judge Appointed by Trump

Senate Confirms 200th Judge Appointed by Trump

The U.S. Senate confirmed its 200th federal judge nominated by Trump, approving Cory Wilson to the Fifth Circuit. Read full article: Senate Confirms 200th Judge Appointed by...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Senate confirms Trump's 200th judge, officially fills all appeals court vacancies

Senate confirms Trump's 200th judge, officially fills all appeals court vacancies

The judges the Senate is confirming will likely remain at their posts for decades. Cory Wilson, confirmed Wednesday, is only 49 years old. Justin Walker, who t [...] Read full article: Senate confirms Trump's 200th judge, off...→

Senate confirms Trump's 200th judicial nominee, filling all circuit court vacancies

Senate confirms Trump's 200th judicial nominee, filling all circuit court vacancies

With the confirmation of Cory Wilson to the 5th Circuit, Mr. Trump has filled all vacancies on the circuit courts. Read full article: Senate confirms Trump's 200th judicial n...→

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...→

Md. Senate leaders outline recommendations for smoother general election | WTOP

Two Maryland Senate leaders say the state should hold a “hybrid mail-in preferred” election in November to avoid the long lines and late ballots that marred th [...] Read full article: Md. Senate leaders outline recommendatio...→

Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s policing bill

Senate Democrats threaten to kill GOP’s policing bill

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate race for Democrats

Hickenlooper stumbles in must-win Senate race for Democrats

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

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

Justice Dept. inspector general auditing body cam policies

The Justice Department’s inspector general has begun an audit into the department’s policies on body cameras Read full article: Justice Dept. inspector general auditing...→

Air Force inspector general probes use of military aircraft to monitor George Floyd protests

Air Force inspector general probes use of military aircraft to monitor George Floyd protests

The Air Force inspector general is investigating the use of military aircraft to monitor protests across the United States this month in the wake of George Flo [...] Read full article: Air Force inspector general probes use o...→

More than 50 Tampa General Hospital workers tested positive for coronavirus, official confirms

More than 50 Tampa General Hospital workers tested positive for coronavirus, official confirms

Officials did not specify the timing of when these employees had tested positive for COVID-19 and how many of the workers are still experiencing symptoms. Read full article: More than 50 Tampa General Hospital work...→

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...→

Senate confirms controversial Trump pick Justin Walker to important appeals court

Senate confirms controversial Trump pick Justin Walker to important appeals court

The Senate on Thursday voted 51-42 to confirm Trump nominee Judge Justin Walker to the second-highest court in the country, marking the 199th Article III judge [...] Read full article: Senate confirms controversial Trump pick...→

Senate confirms Trump's pick to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

Senate confirms Trump's pick to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

Senate Republicans and the conservative legal community lauded Trump’s decision to nominate Justin Walker. Read full article: Senate confirms Trump's pick to the D.C....→

Senate confirms Trump judicial pick over prominent GOP defection

Senate confirms Trump judicial pick over prominent GOP defection

The Senate voted 51-42 to confirm Judge Justin R. Walker to the nation’s premier federal appeals court on Thursday over bitter Democratic objections and a prom [...] Read full article: Senate confirms Trump judicial pick over...→

NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Monday amid coronavirus, de Blasio confirms

NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Monday amid coronavirus, de Blasio confirms

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said “Phase 2” of the city’s reopening plan amid the coronavirus pandemic is expected to begin next Monday. Read full article: NYC to enter 'Phase 2' of reopening Mond...→

Indiana Democrats nominate Weinzapfel for attorney general

Indiana Democrats nominate Weinzapfel for attorney general

Former Evansville Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel is the Democratic Party's nominee for Indiana attorney general Read full article: Indiana Democrats nominate Weinzapfel fo...→

Illinois Attorney General ‘In Good Spirits' After Testing Positive For Coronavirus

Illinois Attorney General ‘In Good Spirits' After Testing Positive For Coronavirus

After testing positive for coronavirus earlier this week, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul said he is slowly recovering in quarantine at home. “Last night [...] Read full article: Illinois Attorney General ‘In Good Spiri...→

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

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

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

CDC report confirms elderly, minorities at highest risk for coronavirus

CDC report confirms elderly, minorities at highest risk for coronavirus

Older people, people of color and those with pre-existing medical conditions are at the highest risk for the coronavirus, according to a new Centers for Diseas [...] Read full article: CDC report confirms elderly, minorities ...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

The bill would give all eligible residents the opportunity to vote early, allow residents to vote-by-mail, and expand absentee ballot access. Read full article: Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Ad...→

Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate pick over comments

Nebraska Democrats renounce their Senate pick over comments

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

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

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

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

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

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul has tested positive for coronavirus after coming down with symptoms over the weekend, he announced in a statement Tuesday [...] Read full article: Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul Te...→

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

The federal watchdogs complained in a letter that the Trump administration was limiting their oversight ability. Read full article: Inspectors general ask Congress for help...→