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Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund in 4th round of coronavirus spending

Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund in 4th round of coronavirus spending

Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled plans to create a giant new fund to boost the pay of health care staff, first responders and essential workers -- and made [...] Read full article: Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund i...→

Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund in 4th round of coronavirus spending

Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund in 4th round of coronavirus spending

Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled plans to create a giant new fund to boost the pay of health care staff, first responders and essential workers -- and made [...] Read full article: Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund i...→

NAACP Legal Defense Fund president alarmed by Trump administration's call to

NAACP Legal Defense Fund president alarmed by Trump administration's call to "dominate the streets"

"Responding to protests that emanate from anger about the excessive use of force with an excessive use of force strikes me as not a good strategy for law and o [...] Read full article: NAACP Legal Defense Fund president alarm...→

Senate Dems hold moment of silence for George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor

Senate Dems hold moment of silence for George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor

Senate Democrats held a moment of silence Thursday in the Capitol’s Emancipation Hall to honor George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, whose deaths hav [...] Read full article: Senate Dems hold moment of silence for G...→

Republican Senate candidate John James says it's pointless to call out Trump's racism in leaked audio

Republican Senate candidate John James says it's pointless to call out Trump's racism in leaked audio

Republican candidate for Senate John James privately told Black leaders that he thought there was no point in publicly calling out President Donald Trump’s rac [...] Read full article: Republican Senate candidate John James s...→

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

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

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

GoFundMe for George Floyd's memorial fund raises more than $645,000 to pay for funeral expenses

GoFundMe for George Floyd's memorial fund raises more than $645,000 to pay for funeral expenses

Philonise Floyd, George Floyd's sister, thanked all who contributed to the fund as the family seeks justice after the death of her brother. Read full article: GoFundMe for George Floyd's memorial fun...→

Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy, Cards Employers Gifted Them Instead of Hazard Pay

Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy, Cards Employers Gifted Them Instead of Hazard Pay

A Twitter user caused an uproar on the social media platform after she posted a photo of a note and bag of candy her best friend received from his Walmart mana [...] Read full article: Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy,...→

Hazard pay is ending for many essential workers despite ongoing hazard they face

Hazard pay is ending for many essential workers despite ongoing hazard they face

Many essential workers are struggling with the question: why is hazard pay over when the hazard of the pandemic is not? Read full article: Hazard pay is ending for many essential ...→

‘More testing, not more bombs:’ Progressive Dems call for defense cuts, more spending on COVID fight

‘More testing, not more bombs:’ Progressive Dems call for defense cuts, more spending on COVID fight

A group of 29 progressive Democrats in the House are calling for a slimmer defense budget this year to contribute more funds for coronavirus relief. Read full article: ‘More testing, not more bombs:’ Progress...→

Civil Rights Commission agrees to Senate Democrats' call for action against anti-Asian racism

Civil Rights Commission agrees to Senate Democrats' call for action against anti-Asian racism

“My colleagues and I will keep pushing to ensure the federal government is using all tools available to keep families safe,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren told NBC Asi [...] Read full article: Civil Rights Commission agrees to Senate...→

Kennedy rips House Dems' coronavirus stimulus proposal: 'It's dead as fried chicken in the Senate'

Kennedy rips House Dems' coronavirus stimulus proposal: 'It's dead as fried chicken in the Senate'

Senate Judiciary Committee Member John Kennedy, R-La., channeled actor Jack Nicholson Tuesday to describe his response to the latest coronavirus stimulus bill [...] Read full article: Kennedy rips House Dems' coronavirus sti...→

Top House Republican issues 'call to arms' about Dems trying to 'steal' Calif. election; Trump joins effort

Top House Republican issues 'call to arms' about Dems trying to 'steal' Calif. election; Trump joins effort

EXCLUSIVE: The leader of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) sent a memo to all House Republicans Saturday with an "urgent call to arms" tha [...] Read full article: Top House Republican issues 'call to arm...→

Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinstate WHO funds, provide $9B for COVID-19 global response

Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinstate WHO funds, provide $9B for COVID-19 global response

A group of nine Senate Democrats on Friday unveiled legislation to provide an additional $9 billion for global efforts to combat COVID-19, including restoring [...] Read full article: Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinst...→

AG Rejects Claims; Dems Call for Church-Gate Prosecutor

AG Rejects Claims; Dems Call for Church-Gate Prosecutor

House Democrats are up for another investigation of the Trump administration, this time targeting the removal of Washington, D.C., demonstrators in the path of [...] Read full article: AG Rejects Claims; Dems Call for Church-...→

Senate Dems push for end to 'qualified immunity' after George Floyd death

Senate Dems push for end to 'qualified immunity' after George Floyd death

The Democrats' resolution was in reaction to the death of George Floyd while in the custody of the Minneapolis Police Department, an event that has reignited f [...] Read full article: Senate Dems push for end to 'qualified i...→

SoftBank Vision Fund head Rajeev Misra’s pay doubled in 2019 amid company losses

SoftBank Vision Fund head Rajeev Misra’s pay doubled in 2019 amid company losses

SoftBank Vision Fund’s head, Rajeev Misra, saw his total pay for the past business year more than double to 1.6 billion yen ($14.8 million), even as the fund’s [...] Read full article: SoftBank Vision Fund head Rajeev Misra’s...→

Dems Call on DeVos to Take Action Against Student Loan Provider

Dems Call on DeVos to Take Action Against Student Loan Provider

Democrats are calling on Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to weigh "any consequences or penalties" she can level against a student loan company that committe [...] Read full article: Dems Call on DeVos to Take Action Agains...→

Senate Dems Demand OSHA Audit of Virus Protection Measures

Senate Dems Demand OSHA Audit of Virus Protection Measures

Some Senate Democrats want to make sure the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is protecting workers during the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: Senate Dems Demand OSHA Audit of Virus P...→

Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay for essential workers

Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay for essential workers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday renewed his call for federal hazard pay for front-line essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay...→

Dan Crenshaw: Dems want to keep states locked down and have the rest of the country pay for it

Dan Crenshaw: Dems want to keep states locked down and have the rest of the country pay for it

Blue states want to keep residents under coronavirus lockdown and for the rest of America to foot their bill, Texas Republican Congressman Dan Crenshaw charged [...] Read full article: Dan Crenshaw: Dems want to keep states l...→

House Dems Pass $3T Virus Relief Package, but It's Path Through Senate Looks Grim

House Democrats on Friday passed a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package, a fifth package of aid for the nation through the pandemic. But the two parties seem [...] Read full article: House Dems Pass $3T Virus Relief Package...→

What are ghost guns? Senate Dems introduce bill regulating untraceable 3D-printed weapons

What are ghost guns? Senate Dems introduce bill regulating untraceable 3D-printed weapons

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) led a group of 15 senators sponsoring the Untraceable Firearms Act of 2020 on Thursday, which would regulate parts and mat [...] Read full article: What are ghost guns? Senate Dems introdu...→

Mount Sinai nurses ‘shafted’ as hospital abruptly cancels hazard pay, overtime

Mount Sinai nurses ‘shafted’ as hospital abruptly cancels hazard pay, overtime

They’re being treated like trash all over again. Exhausted nurses at New York’s Mount Sinai hospital system say they feel “shafted” and “taken advantage of” af [...] Read full article: Mount Sinai nurses ‘shafted’ as hospital...→

Essential Workers at Miami Publix and Trader Joe’s Stores Want Hazard Pay

Essential Workers at Miami Publix and Trader Joe’s Stores Want Hazard Pay

Grocery employees have become essential workers on the frontlines of an unprecedented public health crisis. Read full article: Essential Workers at Miami Publix and Tr...→

The one Republican Senate candidate willing to call out Donald Trump

The one Republican Senate candidate willing to call out Donald Trump

In a recording obtained by POLITICO, Michigan Senate hopeful criticizes the president over his 'shithole countries' remark and other comments. Read full article: The one Republican Senate candidate will...→

Senate Dems Propose $2K Monthly Checks for Virus Relief

Senate Dems Propose $2K Monthly Checks for Virus Relief

Some Democrats in Congress want to send Americans more money during the coronavirus pandemic. Sens. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Ed Mark [...] Read full article: Senate Dems Propose $2K Monthly Checks f...→

Several Senate Dems kneel during George Floyd moment of silence

Several Senate Dems kneel during George Floyd moment of silence

Five Senate Democrats took a knee as the chamber's minority caucus gathered in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Thursday to share in an eight-minute momen [...] Read full article: Several Senate Dems kneel during George ...→

Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for Warehouse Workers

Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for Warehouse Workers

Amazon announced this week that it is ending its two-dollar pay increase for warehouse workers instituted after the outbreak of the Chinese virus. Meanwhile, A [...] Read full article: Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for W...→

Senate Unveils Flynn-Kislyak Call: 'Nothing Improper, and FBI Knew It'

Senate Unveils Flynn-Kislyak Call: 'Nothing Improper, and FBI Knew It'

Transcripts between then-incoming National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and a Russian ambassador were released Friday afternoon. Read full article: Senate Unveils Flynn-Kislyak Call: 'Noth...→

Senate Dems Ask FTC to Probe Instacart Tipping Policy

Senate Dems Ask FTC to Probe Instacart Tipping Policy

A group of Democrats in the Senate have called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the tipping policy used by Instacart and similar services, which [...] Read full article: Senate Dems Ask FTC to Probe Instacart T...→

Senate Dems Take Issue With Rapid Rate of Judicial Confirmations

President Donald Trump worked to place 200 federal judges into lifelong-appointed positions, and Senate Democrats are concerned over how fast Senate Republican [...] Read full article: Senate Dems Take Issue With Rapid Rate o...→

Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' federal courts as Trump, Republicans keep judicial confirmations coming

Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' federal courts as Trump, Republicans keep judicial confirmations coming

The report and publicity effort by Senate Democrats on Wednesday suggests they might be looking to use the federal courts as a political rallying cry for their [...] Read full article: Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' fe...→

House Foreign Affairs Dems call for firing of State IG Steve Linick to be reversed

House Foreign Affairs Dems call for firing of State IG Steve Linick to be reversed

The Democratic members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee are calling on the Trump administration to reverse the firing of State Department Inspector Gener [...] Read full article: House Foreign Affairs Dems call for firi...→

Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government to provide hazard pay for front-line workers - LIVE VIDEO

Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government to provide hazard pay for front-line workers - LIVE VIDEO

- Gov. Cuomo is at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. Following a wreath ceremony, Cuomo observes a moment of silence to mark Memorial Da [...] Read full article: Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government t...→

Target To Continue Hazard Pay For Employees Through July 4

Target To Continue Hazard Pay For Employees Through July 4

The company has also offered its older employees and those with medical conditions paid leave for up to 30 days. Read full article: Target To Continue Hazard Pay For Employ...→

Funeral for DART Driver as Others Demand COVID-19 Hazard Pay

Funeral for DART Driver as Others Demand COVID-19 Hazard Pay

A DART bus operator was laid to rest Friday at DFW National Cemetery after contracting COVID-19. Read full article: Funeral for DART Driver as Others Demand...→

Companies Are Nixing Hazard Pay for COVID-19 Essential Workers

Companies Are Nixing Hazard Pay for COVID-19 Essential Workers

Some essential employees across the U.S. have received bonuses or pay bumps to compensate for the risk that comes with clocking in at supermarkets, hospitals a [...] Read full article: Companies Are Nixing Hazard Pay for COVI...→

Minnesota House approves public employee pay raises, Senate could pose hurdle

Minnesota House approves public employee pay raises, Senate could pose hurdle

The Minnesota House of Representatives on Monday approved salary increases for state employees on a 74-60 vote. Governor Tim Walz’s administration and 11 labor [...] Read full article: Minnesota House approves public employee...→

Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinstate WHO funds, provide $9 bill

Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinstate WHO funds, provide $9 bill

TOP STORIES Ted Cruz gets a haircut at Shelley Luther's Dallas salon after her jail release Supreme Court halts Democrats' access to Mueller grand jury informa [...] Read full article: Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinst...→

NAACP Legal Defense Fund president alarmed by Trump administration's call to

NAACP Legal Defense Fund president alarmed by Trump administration's call to "dominate the streets"

"Responding to protests that emanate from anger about the excessive use of force with an excessive use of force strikes me as not a good strategy for law and o [...] Read full article: NAACP Legal Defense Fund president alarm...→

Several Senate Dems kneel during George Floyd moment of silence

Several Senate Dems kneel during George Floyd moment of silence

Five Senate Democrats took a knee as the chamber's minority caucus gathered in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Thursday to share in an eight-minute momen [...] Read full article: Several Senate Dems kneel during George ...→

Senate Dems push for end to 'qualified immunity' after George Floyd death

Senate Dems push for end to 'qualified immunity' after George Floyd death

The Democrats' resolution was in reaction to the death of George Floyd while in the custody of the Minneapolis Police Department, an event that has reignited f [...] Read full article: Senate Dems push for end to 'qualified i...→

Senate Unveils Flynn-Kislyak Call: 'Nothing Improper, and FBI Knew It'

Senate Unveils Flynn-Kislyak Call: 'Nothing Improper, and FBI Knew It'

Transcripts between then-incoming National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and a Russian ambassador were released Friday afternoon. Read full article: Senate Unveils Flynn-Kislyak Call: 'Noth...→

SoftBank Vision Fund head Rajeev Misra’s pay doubled in 2019 amid company losses

SoftBank Vision Fund head Rajeev Misra’s pay doubled in 2019 amid company losses

SoftBank Vision Fund’s head, Rajeev Misra, saw his total pay for the past business year more than double to 1.6 billion yen ($14.8 million), even as the fund’s [...] Read full article: SoftBank Vision Fund head Rajeev Misra’s...→

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

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

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

Senate Dems Take Issue With Rapid Rate of Judicial Confirmations

President Donald Trump worked to place 200 federal judges into lifelong-appointed positions, and Senate Democrats are concerned over how fast Senate Republican [...] Read full article: Senate Dems Take Issue With Rapid Rate o...→

Senate Dems Demand OSHA Audit of Virus Protection Measures

Senate Dems Demand OSHA Audit of Virus Protection Measures

Some Senate Democrats want to make sure the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is protecting workers during the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: Senate Dems Demand OSHA Audit of Virus P...→

Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy, Cards Employers Gifted Them Instead of Hazard Pay

Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy, Cards Employers Gifted Them Instead of Hazard Pay

A Twitter user caused an uproar on the social media platform after she posted a photo of a note and bag of candy her best friend received from his Walmart mana [...] Read full article: Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy,...→

House Foreign Affairs Dems call for firing of State IG Steve Linick to be reversed

House Foreign Affairs Dems call for firing of State IG Steve Linick to be reversed

The Democratic members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee are calling on the Trump administration to reverse the firing of State Department Inspector Gener [...] Read full article: House Foreign Affairs Dems call for firi...→

Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay for essential workers

Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay for essential workers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday renewed his call for federal hazard pay for front-line essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay...→

‘More testing, not more bombs:’ Progressive Dems call for defense cuts, more spending on COVID fight

‘More testing, not more bombs:’ Progressive Dems call for defense cuts, more spending on COVID fight

A group of 29 progressive Democrats in the House are calling for a slimmer defense budget this year to contribute more funds for coronavirus relief. Read full article: ‘More testing, not more bombs:’ Progress...→

Target To Continue Hazard Pay For Employees Through July 4

Target To Continue Hazard Pay For Employees Through July 4

The company has also offered its older employees and those with medical conditions paid leave for up to 30 days. Read full article: Target To Continue Hazard Pay For Employ...→

House Dems Pass $3T Virus Relief Package, but It's Path Through Senate Looks Grim

House Democrats on Friday passed a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package, a fifth package of aid for the nation through the pandemic. But the two parties seem [...] Read full article: House Dems Pass $3T Virus Relief Package...→

Mount Sinai nurses ‘shafted’ as hospital abruptly cancels hazard pay, overtime

Mount Sinai nurses ‘shafted’ as hospital abruptly cancels hazard pay, overtime

They’re being treated like trash all over again. Exhausted nurses at New York’s Mount Sinai hospital system say they feel “shafted” and “taken advantage of” af [...] Read full article: Mount Sinai nurses ‘shafted’ as hospital...→

Kennedy rips House Dems' coronavirus stimulus proposal: 'It's dead as fried chicken in the Senate'

Kennedy rips House Dems' coronavirus stimulus proposal: 'It's dead as fried chicken in the Senate'

Senate Judiciary Committee Member John Kennedy, R-La., channeled actor Jack Nicholson Tuesday to describe his response to the latest coronavirus stimulus bill [...] Read full article: Kennedy rips House Dems' coronavirus sti...→

Minnesota House approves public employee pay raises, Senate could pose hurdle

Minnesota House approves public employee pay raises, Senate could pose hurdle

The Minnesota House of Representatives on Monday approved salary increases for state employees on a 74-60 vote. Governor Tim Walz’s administration and 11 labor [...] Read full article: Minnesota House approves public employee...→

The one Republican Senate candidate willing to call out Donald Trump

The one Republican Senate candidate willing to call out Donald Trump

In a recording obtained by POLITICO, Michigan Senate hopeful criticizes the president over his 'shithole countries' remark and other comments. Read full article: The one Republican Senate candidate will...→

Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinstate WHO funds, provide $9B for COVID-19 global response

Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinstate WHO funds, provide $9B for COVID-19 global response

A group of nine Senate Democrats on Friday unveiled legislation to provide an additional $9 billion for global efforts to combat COVID-19, including restoring [...] Read full article: Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinst...→

AG Rejects Claims; Dems Call for Church-Gate Prosecutor

AG Rejects Claims; Dems Call for Church-Gate Prosecutor

House Democrats are up for another investigation of the Trump administration, this time targeting the removal of Washington, D.C., demonstrators in the path of [...] Read full article: AG Rejects Claims; Dems Call for Church-...→

Senate Dems hold moment of silence for George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor

Senate Dems hold moment of silence for George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor

Senate Democrats held a moment of silence Thursday in the Capitol’s Emancipation Hall to honor George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, whose deaths hav [...] Read full article: Senate Dems hold moment of silence for G...→

Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for Warehouse Workers

Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for Warehouse Workers

Amazon announced this week that it is ending its two-dollar pay increase for warehouse workers instituted after the outbreak of the Chinese virus. Meanwhile, A [...] Read full article: Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for W...→

Republican Senate candidate John James says it's pointless to call out Trump's racism in leaked audio

Republican Senate candidate John James says it's pointless to call out Trump's racism in leaked audio

Republican candidate for Senate John James privately told Black leaders that he thought there was no point in publicly calling out President Donald Trump’s rac [...] Read full article: Republican Senate candidate John James s...→

Senate Dems Ask FTC to Probe Instacart Tipping Policy

Senate Dems Ask FTC to Probe Instacart Tipping Policy

A group of Democrats in the Senate have called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the tipping policy used by Instacart and similar services, which [...] Read full article: Senate Dems Ask FTC to Probe Instacart T...→

Dems Call on DeVos to Take Action Against Student Loan Provider

Dems Call on DeVos to Take Action Against Student Loan Provider

Democrats are calling on Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to weigh "any consequences or penalties" she can level against a student loan company that committe [...] Read full article: Dems Call on DeVos to Take Action Agains...→

GoFundMe for George Floyd's memorial fund raises more than $645,000 to pay for funeral expenses

GoFundMe for George Floyd's memorial fund raises more than $645,000 to pay for funeral expenses

Philonise Floyd, George Floyd's sister, thanked all who contributed to the fund as the family seeks justice after the death of her brother. Read full article: GoFundMe for George Floyd's memorial fun...→

Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' federal courts as Trump, Republicans keep judicial confirmations coming

Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' federal courts as Trump, Republicans keep judicial confirmations coming

The report and publicity effort by Senate Democrats on Wednesday suggests they might be looking to use the federal courts as a political rallying cry for their [...] Read full article: Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' fe...→

Hazard pay is ending for many essential workers despite ongoing hazard they face

Hazard pay is ending for many essential workers despite ongoing hazard they face

Many essential workers are struggling with the question: why is hazard pay over when the hazard of the pandemic is not? Read full article: Hazard pay is ending for many essential ...→

Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government to provide hazard pay for front-line workers - LIVE VIDEO

Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government to provide hazard pay for front-line workers - LIVE VIDEO

- Gov. Cuomo is at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. Following a wreath ceremony, Cuomo observes a moment of silence to mark Memorial Da [...] Read full article: Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government t...→

Dan Crenshaw: Dems want to keep states locked down and have the rest of the country pay for it

Dan Crenshaw: Dems want to keep states locked down and have the rest of the country pay for it

Blue states want to keep residents under coronavirus lockdown and for the rest of America to foot their bill, Texas Republican Congressman Dan Crenshaw charged [...] Read full article: Dan Crenshaw: Dems want to keep states l...→

Funeral for DART Driver as Others Demand COVID-19 Hazard Pay

Funeral for DART Driver as Others Demand COVID-19 Hazard Pay

A DART bus operator was laid to rest Friday at DFW National Cemetery after contracting COVID-19. Read full article: Funeral for DART Driver as Others Demand...→

What are ghost guns? Senate Dems introduce bill regulating untraceable 3D-printed weapons

What are ghost guns? Senate Dems introduce bill regulating untraceable 3D-printed weapons

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) led a group of 15 senators sponsoring the Untraceable Firearms Act of 2020 on Thursday, which would regulate parts and mat [...] Read full article: What are ghost guns? Senate Dems introdu...→

Civil Rights Commission agrees to Senate Democrats' call for action against anti-Asian racism

Civil Rights Commission agrees to Senate Democrats' call for action against anti-Asian racism

“My colleagues and I will keep pushing to ensure the federal government is using all tools available to keep families safe,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren told NBC Asi [...] Read full article: Civil Rights Commission agrees to Senate...→

Companies Are Nixing Hazard Pay for COVID-19 Essential Workers

Companies Are Nixing Hazard Pay for COVID-19 Essential Workers

Some essential employees across the U.S. have received bonuses or pay bumps to compensate for the risk that comes with clocking in at supermarkets, hospitals a [...] Read full article: Companies Are Nixing Hazard Pay for COVI...→

Essential Workers at Miami Publix and Trader Joe’s Stores Want Hazard Pay

Essential Workers at Miami Publix and Trader Joe’s Stores Want Hazard Pay

Grocery employees have become essential workers on the frontlines of an unprecedented public health crisis. Read full article: Essential Workers at Miami Publix and Tr...→

Top House Republican issues 'call to arms' about Dems trying to 'steal' Calif. election; Trump joins effort

Top House Republican issues 'call to arms' about Dems trying to 'steal' Calif. election; Trump joins effort

EXCLUSIVE: The leader of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) sent a memo to all House Republicans Saturday with an "urgent call to arms" tha [...] Read full article: Top House Republican issues 'call to arm...→

Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinstate WHO funds, provide $9 bill

Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinstate WHO funds, provide $9 bill

TOP STORIES Ted Cruz gets a haircut at Shelley Luther's Dallas salon after her jail release Supreme Court halts Democrats' access to Mueller grand jury informa [...] Read full article: Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinst...→

Senate Dems Propose $2K Monthly Checks for Virus Relief

Senate Dems Propose $2K Monthly Checks for Virus Relief

Some Democrats in Congress want to send Americans more money during the coronavirus pandemic. Sens. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Ed Mark [...] Read full article: Senate Dems Propose $2K Monthly Checks f...→

NAACP Legal Defense Fund president alarmed by Trump administration's call to

NAACP Legal Defense Fund president alarmed by Trump administration's call to "dominate the streets"

"Responding to protests that emanate from anger about the excessive use of force with an excessive use of force strikes me as not a good strategy for law and o [...] Read full article: NAACP Legal Defense Fund president alarm...→

AG Rejects Claims; Dems Call for Church-Gate Prosecutor

AG Rejects Claims; Dems Call for Church-Gate Prosecutor

House Democrats are up for another investigation of the Trump administration, this time targeting the removal of Washington, D.C., demonstrators in the path of [...] Read full article: AG Rejects Claims; Dems Call for Church-...→

Several Senate Dems kneel during George Floyd moment of silence

Several Senate Dems kneel during George Floyd moment of silence

Five Senate Democrats took a knee as the chamber's minority caucus gathered in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Thursday to share in an eight-minute momen [...] Read full article: Several Senate Dems kneel during George ...→

Senate Dems hold moment of silence for George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor

Senate Dems hold moment of silence for George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor

Senate Democrats held a moment of silence Thursday in the Capitol’s Emancipation Hall to honor George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, whose deaths hav [...] Read full article: Senate Dems hold moment of silence for G...→

Senate Dems push for end to 'qualified immunity' after George Floyd death

Senate Dems push for end to 'qualified immunity' after George Floyd death

The Democrats' resolution was in reaction to the death of George Floyd while in the custody of the Minneapolis Police Department, an event that has reignited f [...] Read full article: Senate Dems push for end to 'qualified i...→

Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for Warehouse Workers

Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for Warehouse Workers

Amazon announced this week that it is ending its two-dollar pay increase for warehouse workers instituted after the outbreak of the Chinese virus. Meanwhile, A [...] Read full article: Amazon Ends Coronavirus Hazard Pay for W...→

Senate Unveils Flynn-Kislyak Call: 'Nothing Improper, and FBI Knew It'

Senate Unveils Flynn-Kislyak Call: 'Nothing Improper, and FBI Knew It'

Transcripts between then-incoming National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and a Russian ambassador were released Friday afternoon. Read full article: Senate Unveils Flynn-Kislyak Call: 'Noth...→

Republican Senate candidate John James says it's pointless to call out Trump's racism in leaked audio

Republican Senate candidate John James says it's pointless to call out Trump's racism in leaked audio

Republican candidate for Senate John James privately told Black leaders that he thought there was no point in publicly calling out President Donald Trump’s rac [...] Read full article: Republican Senate candidate John James s...→

SoftBank Vision Fund head Rajeev Misra’s pay doubled in 2019 amid company losses

SoftBank Vision Fund head Rajeev Misra’s pay doubled in 2019 amid company losses

SoftBank Vision Fund’s head, Rajeev Misra, saw his total pay for the past business year more than double to 1.6 billion yen ($14.8 million), even as the fund’s [...] Read full article: SoftBank Vision Fund head Rajeev Misra’s...→

Senate Dems Ask FTC to Probe Instacart Tipping Policy

Senate Dems Ask FTC to Probe Instacart Tipping Policy

A group of Democrats in the Senate have called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the tipping policy used by Instacart and similar services, which [...] Read full article: Senate Dems Ask FTC to Probe Instacart T...→

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

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

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

Dems Call on DeVos to Take Action Against Student Loan Provider

Dems Call on DeVos to Take Action Against Student Loan Provider

Democrats are calling on Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to weigh "any consequences or penalties" she can level against a student loan company that committe [...] Read full article: Dems Call on DeVos to Take Action Agains...→

Senate Dems Take Issue With Rapid Rate of Judicial Confirmations

President Donald Trump worked to place 200 federal judges into lifelong-appointed positions, and Senate Democrats are concerned over how fast Senate Republican [...] Read full article: Senate Dems Take Issue With Rapid Rate o...→

GoFundMe for George Floyd's memorial fund raises more than $645,000 to pay for funeral expenses

GoFundMe for George Floyd's memorial fund raises more than $645,000 to pay for funeral expenses

Philonise Floyd, George Floyd's sister, thanked all who contributed to the fund as the family seeks justice after the death of her brother. Read full article: GoFundMe for George Floyd's memorial fun...→

Senate Dems Demand OSHA Audit of Virus Protection Measures

Senate Dems Demand OSHA Audit of Virus Protection Measures

Some Senate Democrats want to make sure the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is protecting workers during the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: Senate Dems Demand OSHA Audit of Virus P...→

Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' federal courts as Trump, Republicans keep judicial confirmations coming

Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' federal courts as Trump, Republicans keep judicial confirmations coming

The report and publicity effort by Senate Democrats on Wednesday suggests they might be looking to use the federal courts as a political rallying cry for their [...] Read full article: Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' fe...→

Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy, Cards Employers Gifted Them Instead of Hazard Pay

Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy, Cards Employers Gifted Them Instead of Hazard Pay

A Twitter user caused an uproar on the social media platform after she posted a photo of a note and bag of candy her best friend received from his Walmart mana [...] Read full article: Essential Workers Share Photos of Candy,...→

House Foreign Affairs Dems call for firing of State IG Steve Linick to be reversed

House Foreign Affairs Dems call for firing of State IG Steve Linick to be reversed

The Democratic members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee are calling on the Trump administration to reverse the firing of State Department Inspector Gener [...] Read full article: House Foreign Affairs Dems call for firi...→

Hazard pay is ending for many essential workers despite ongoing hazard they face

Hazard pay is ending for many essential workers despite ongoing hazard they face

Many essential workers are struggling with the question: why is hazard pay over when the hazard of the pandemic is not? Read full article: Hazard pay is ending for many essential ...→

Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay for essential workers

Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay for essential workers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday renewed his call for federal hazard pay for front-line essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Cuomo renews call for federal hazard pay...→

Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government to provide hazard pay for front-line workers - LIVE VIDEO

Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government to provide hazard pay for front-line workers - LIVE VIDEO

- Gov. Cuomo is at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. Following a wreath ceremony, Cuomo observes a moment of silence to mark Memorial Da [...] Read full article: Gov. Cuomo calls on federal government t...→

‘More testing, not more bombs:’ Progressive Dems call for defense cuts, more spending on COVID fight

‘More testing, not more bombs:’ Progressive Dems call for defense cuts, more spending on COVID fight

A group of 29 progressive Democrats in the House are calling for a slimmer defense budget this year to contribute more funds for coronavirus relief. Read full article: ‘More testing, not more bombs:’ Progress...→

Dan Crenshaw: Dems want to keep states locked down and have the rest of the country pay for it

Dan Crenshaw: Dems want to keep states locked down and have the rest of the country pay for it

Blue states want to keep residents under coronavirus lockdown and for the rest of America to foot their bill, Texas Republican Congressman Dan Crenshaw charged [...] Read full article: Dan Crenshaw: Dems want to keep states l...→

Target To Continue Hazard Pay For Employees Through July 4

Target To Continue Hazard Pay For Employees Through July 4

The company has also offered its older employees and those with medical conditions paid leave for up to 30 days. Read full article: Target To Continue Hazard Pay For Employ...→

House Dems Pass $3T Virus Relief Package, but It's Path Through Senate Looks Grim

House Democrats on Friday passed a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package, a fifth package of aid for the nation through the pandemic. But the two parties seem [...] Read full article: House Dems Pass $3T Virus Relief Package...→

Funeral for DART Driver as Others Demand COVID-19 Hazard Pay

Funeral for DART Driver as Others Demand COVID-19 Hazard Pay

A DART bus operator was laid to rest Friday at DFW National Cemetery after contracting COVID-19. Read full article: Funeral for DART Driver as Others Demand...→

What are ghost guns? Senate Dems introduce bill regulating untraceable 3D-printed weapons

What are ghost guns? Senate Dems introduce bill regulating untraceable 3D-printed weapons

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) led a group of 15 senators sponsoring the Untraceable Firearms Act of 2020 on Thursday, which would regulate parts and mat [...] Read full article: What are ghost guns? Senate Dems introdu...→

Civil Rights Commission agrees to Senate Democrats' call for action against anti-Asian racism

Civil Rights Commission agrees to Senate Democrats' call for action against anti-Asian racism

“My colleagues and I will keep pushing to ensure the federal government is using all tools available to keep families safe,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren told NBC Asi [...] Read full article: Civil Rights Commission agrees to Senate...→

Mount Sinai nurses ‘shafted’ as hospital abruptly cancels hazard pay, overtime

Mount Sinai nurses ‘shafted’ as hospital abruptly cancels hazard pay, overtime

They’re being treated like trash all over again. Exhausted nurses at New York’s Mount Sinai hospital system say they feel “shafted” and “taken advantage of” af [...] Read full article: Mount Sinai nurses ‘shafted’ as hospital...→

Companies Are Nixing Hazard Pay for COVID-19 Essential Workers

Companies Are Nixing Hazard Pay for COVID-19 Essential Workers

Some essential employees across the U.S. have received bonuses or pay bumps to compensate for the risk that comes with clocking in at supermarkets, hospitals a [...] Read full article: Companies Are Nixing Hazard Pay for COVI...→

Kennedy rips House Dems' coronavirus stimulus proposal: 'It's dead as fried chicken in the Senate'

Kennedy rips House Dems' coronavirus stimulus proposal: 'It's dead as fried chicken in the Senate'

Senate Judiciary Committee Member John Kennedy, R-La., channeled actor Jack Nicholson Tuesday to describe his response to the latest coronavirus stimulus bill [...] Read full article: Kennedy rips House Dems' coronavirus sti...→

Essential Workers at Miami Publix and Trader Joe’s Stores Want Hazard Pay

Essential Workers at Miami Publix and Trader Joe’s Stores Want Hazard Pay

Grocery employees have become essential workers on the frontlines of an unprecedented public health crisis. Read full article: Essential Workers at Miami Publix and Tr...→

Minnesota House approves public employee pay raises, Senate could pose hurdle

Minnesota House approves public employee pay raises, Senate could pose hurdle

The Minnesota House of Representatives on Monday approved salary increases for state employees on a 74-60 vote. Governor Tim Walz’s administration and 11 labor [...] Read full article: Minnesota House approves public employee...→

Top House Republican issues 'call to arms' about Dems trying to 'steal' Calif. election; Trump joins effort

Top House Republican issues 'call to arms' about Dems trying to 'steal' Calif. election; Trump joins effort

EXCLUSIVE: The leader of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) sent a memo to all House Republicans Saturday with an "urgent call to arms" tha [...] Read full article: Top House Republican issues 'call to arm...→

The one Republican Senate candidate willing to call out Donald Trump

The one Republican Senate candidate willing to call out Donald Trump

In a recording obtained by POLITICO, Michigan Senate hopeful criticizes the president over his 'shithole countries' remark and other comments. Read full article: The one Republican Senate candidate will...→

Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinstate WHO funds, provide $9 bill

Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinstate WHO funds, provide $9 bill

TOP STORIES Ted Cruz gets a haircut at Shelley Luther's Dallas salon after her jail release Supreme Court halts Democrats' access to Mueller grand jury informa [...] Read full article: Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinst...→

Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinstate WHO funds, provide $9B for COVID-19 global response

Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinstate WHO funds, provide $9B for COVID-19 global response

A group of nine Senate Democrats on Friday unveiled legislation to provide an additional $9 billion for global efforts to combat COVID-19, including restoring [...] Read full article: Senate Dems unveil legislation to reinst...→

Senate Dems Propose $2K Monthly Checks for Virus Relief

Senate Dems Propose $2K Monthly Checks for Virus Relief

Some Democrats in Congress want to send Americans more money during the coronavirus pandemic. Sens. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Ed Mark [...] Read full article: Senate Dems Propose $2K Monthly Checks f...→