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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 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 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...→

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

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

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

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...→

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

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

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

Companies Push for Virus Legal Protection, Prompting Worker Concern

Companies Push for Virus Legal Protection, Prompting Worker Concern

Businesses are lobbying Congress for protections against coronavirus-related lawsuits, but unions and Democrats fear a liability shield would encourage reckles [...] Read full article: Companies Push for Virus Legal Protectio...→

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 sends bill modifying Paycheck Protection Program to Trump

Senate sends bill modifying Paycheck Protection Program to Trump

The measure, which has already been approved by the House, eases restrictions on small businesses who received loans through the Paycheck Protection Program. Read full article: Senate sends bill modifying Paycheck Pro...→

Senate likely to approve fix for small-business virus aid

A widely supported bill to refine a payroll subsidy program for businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic could soon be on its way to getting signed i [...] Read full article: Senate likely to approve fix for small-b...→

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 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...→

As virus raged, demand for U.S. vehicle exports surged

Most U.S. states haven’t fared as well as Alabama this year when it comes to selling into the world’s second-largest economy.  More than half saw merchandise e [...] Read full article: As virus raged, demand for U.S. vehicle ...→

Kamala Harris introduces Senate resolution saying phrase ‘Wuhan virus’ is ‘anti-Asian’

Kamala Harris introduces Senate resolution saying phrase ‘Wuhan virus’ is ‘anti-Asian’

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., introduced a resolution condemning “anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19,” including use of the phrase “Wuhan Virus.”  Read full article: Kamala Harris introduces Senate resoluti...→

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'...→

Caterpillar extending plant closures with virus sapping demand

The shutdowns give a peek inside the impact the global coronavirus pandemic is having on the company, considered a bellwether for parts of the economy. Read full article: Caterpillar extending plant closures wit...→

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 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...→

George Floyd case: House Judiciary Dems demand Barr probe into possible 'pattern' of 'unconstitutional' conduct by Minneapolis PD

George Floyd case: House Judiciary Dems demand Barr probe into possible 'pattern' of 'unconstitutional' conduct by Minneapolis PD

President Trump had already said he asked the FBI and DOJ to investigate the Floyd killing, but the Democrats' request appears to go further to request a revie [...] Read full article: George Floyd case: House Judiciary Dems ...→

Demand for Virus-Killing UV Rays Boosts Niche Businesses

Demand for Virus-Killing UV Rays Boosts Niche Businesses

With coronavirus lockdowns being lifted worldwide, businesses ranging from shops to hotels and bus operators are looking for new ways to avoid exposing their c [...] Read full article: Demand for Virus-Killing UV Rays Boosts ...→

Does virus demand a global approach?: Letters

Does virus demand a global approach?: Letters

Our Question of the Week asked readers, Does virus demand a global approach? Now is not the time to withhold support The COVID-19 pandemic is our contemporary [...] Read full article: Does virus demand a global approach?: Le...→

Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ousted State watchdog

Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ousted State watchdog

"Any attempt by you or your office to interfere with the Inspector General’s investigation of yourself is illegal," the lawmakers write. Read full article: Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ou...→

Gold Poised to Challenge $1,800 as Virus Resurgence Fans Demand

Gold Poised to Challenge $1,800 as Virus Resurgence Fans Demand

Gold is on the cusp of challenging the hard-to-crack $1,800 an ounce mark, potentially opening the way for a move toward its record price, as a resurgence in v [...] Read full article: Gold Poised to Challenge $1,800 as Virus...→

Dems Demand $14B for Testing to Be Spent 'Immediately'

Dems Demand $14B for Testing to Be Spent 'Immediately'

Democrats are calling on the Trump administration to "immediately" spend the $14 billion not yet distributed to local governments for coronavirus testing and c [...] Read full article: Dems Demand $14B for Testing to Be Spent...→

The Latest: US coal miners seek federal virus protection

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A union representing U.S. coal miners has asked a court to force the federal government to take unspecified measures to protect them from t [...] Read full article: The Latest: US coal miners seek federal ...→

Mass. Senate OKs bill to fight mosquito-borne virus EEE

Mass. Senate OKs bill to fight mosquito-borne virus EEE

Last year, Massachusetts saw a resurgence of EEE, with more than 200 communities designated as moderate to critical risk by the state Department of Public Heal [...] Read full article: Mass. Senate OKs bill to fight mosquito-...→

Dems urge Senate Foreign Relations chair to seek Pompeo's testimony

Dems urge Senate Foreign Relations chair to seek Pompeo's testimony

“We strongly urge to continue to press for the secretary to uphold his duty and appear before this committee,” the lawmakers said. Read full article: Dems urge Senate Foreign Relations chair...→

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...→

Ben Shapiro slams Dems for excusing packed protests during pandemic: 'I don't think the virus changed'

Ben Shapiro slams Dems for excusing packed protests during pandemic: 'I don't think the virus changed'

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro joked on "The Story" Wednesday that the coronavirus must be the "wokest virus in existence" since Democratic leaders in ci [...] Read full article: Ben Shapiro slams Dems for excusing pack...→

Virus protection adds new wrinkle to Southwest heat relief

Virus protection adds new wrinkle to Southwest heat relief

Trying to stay safe during a global pandemic is hard enough, but people in Southwest desert cities like Phoenix and Las Vegas where temperatures can soar into [...] Read full article: Virus protection adds new wrinkle to Sou...→

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...→

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 ...→

Novato protesters demand end to virus restrictions

Novato protesters demand end to virus restrictions

A large group of residents marched up Grant Avenue in Novato on Friday to call for the full reopening of the local and state economies. Read full article: Novato protesters demand end to virus re...→

House Dems demand ousted State Department inspector general be reinstated

House Dems demand ousted State Department inspector general be reinstated

Four House Democrats said Linick's firing appears to be part of a Trump administration campaign to undermine inspectors general's ability to expose wrongdoing [...] Read full article: House Dems demand ousted State Departmen...→

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...→

Gold Poised to Challenge $1,800 as Virus Resurgence Fans Demand

Gold Poised to Challenge $1,800 as Virus Resurgence Fans Demand

Gold is on the cusp of challenging the hard-to-crack $1,800 an ounce mark, potentially opening the way for a move toward its record price, as a resurgence in v [...] Read full article: Gold Poised to Challenge $1,800 as Virus...→

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'...→

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...→

The Latest: US coal miners seek federal virus protection

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A union representing U.S. coal miners has asked a court to force the federal government to take unspecified measures to protect them from t [...] Read full article: The Latest: US coal miners seek federal ...→

Companies Push for Virus Legal Protection, Prompting Worker Concern

Companies Push for Virus Legal Protection, Prompting Worker Concern

Businesses are lobbying Congress for protections against coronavirus-related lawsuits, but unions and Democrats fear a liability shield would encourage reckles [...] Read full article: Companies Push for Virus Legal Protectio...→

Dems urge Senate Foreign Relations chair to seek Pompeo's testimony

Dems urge Senate Foreign Relations chair to seek Pompeo's testimony

“We strongly urge to continue to press for the secretary to uphold his duty and appear before this committee,” the lawmakers said. Read full article: Dems urge Senate Foreign Relations chair...→

Senate sends bill modifying Paycheck Protection Program to Trump

Senate sends bill modifying Paycheck Protection Program to Trump

The measure, which has already been approved by the House, eases restrictions on small businesses who received loans through the Paycheck Protection Program. Read full article: Senate sends bill modifying Paycheck Pro...→

Ben Shapiro slams Dems for excusing packed protests during pandemic: 'I don't think the virus changed'

Ben Shapiro slams Dems for excusing packed protests during pandemic: 'I don't think the virus changed'

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro joked on "The Story" Wednesday that the coronavirus must be the "wokest virus in existence" since Democratic leaders in ci [...] Read full article: Ben Shapiro slams Dems for excusing pack...→

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...→

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...→

Demand for Virus-Killing UV Rays Boosts Niche Businesses

Demand for Virus-Killing UV Rays Boosts Niche Businesses

With coronavirus lockdowns being lifted worldwide, businesses ranging from shops to hotels and bus operators are looking for new ways to avoid exposing their c [...] Read full article: Demand for Virus-Killing UV Rays Boosts ...→

Novato protesters demand end to virus restrictions

Novato protesters demand end to virus restrictions

A large group of residents marched up Grant Avenue in Novato on Friday to call for the full reopening of the local and state economies. Read full article: Novato protesters demand end to virus re...→

Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ousted State watchdog

Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ousted State watchdog

"Any attempt by you or your office to interfere with the Inspector General’s investigation of yourself is illegal," the lawmakers write. Read full article: Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ou...→

Kamala Harris introduces Senate resolution saying phrase ‘Wuhan virus’ is ‘anti-Asian’

Kamala Harris introduces Senate resolution saying phrase ‘Wuhan virus’ is ‘anti-Asian’

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., introduced a resolution condemning “anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19,” including use of the phrase “Wuhan Virus.”  Read full article: Kamala Harris introduces Senate resoluti...→

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

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

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

Dems Demand $14B for Testing to Be Spent 'Immediately'

Dems Demand $14B for Testing to Be Spent 'Immediately'

Democrats are calling on the Trump administration to "immediately" spend the $14 billion not yet distributed to local governments for coronavirus testing and c [...] Read full article: Dems Demand $14B for Testing to Be Spent...→

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

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

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

Mass. Senate OKs bill to fight mosquito-borne virus EEE

Mass. Senate OKs bill to fight mosquito-borne virus EEE

Last year, Massachusetts saw a resurgence of EEE, with more than 200 communities designated as moderate to critical risk by the state Department of Public Heal [...] Read full article: Mass. Senate OKs bill to fight mosquito-...→

Caterpillar extending plant closures with virus sapping demand

The shutdowns give a peek inside the impact the global coronavirus pandemic is having on the company, considered a bellwether for parts of the economy. Read full article: Caterpillar extending plant closures wit...→

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...→

Senate likely to approve fix for small-business virus aid

A widely supported bill to refine a payroll subsidy program for businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic could soon be on its way to getting signed i [...] Read full article: Senate likely to approve fix for small-b...→

Virus protection adds new wrinkle to Southwest heat relief

Virus protection adds new wrinkle to Southwest heat relief

Trying to stay safe during a global pandemic is hard enough, but people in Southwest desert cities like Phoenix and Las Vegas where temperatures can soar into [...] Read full article: Virus protection adds new wrinkle to Sou...→

George Floyd case: House Judiciary Dems demand Barr probe into possible 'pattern' of 'unconstitutional' conduct by Minneapolis PD

George Floyd case: House Judiciary Dems demand Barr probe into possible 'pattern' of 'unconstitutional' conduct by Minneapolis PD

President Trump had already said he asked the FBI and DOJ to investigate the Floyd killing, but the Democrats' request appears to go further to request a revie [...] Read full article: George Floyd case: House Judiciary Dems ...→

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...→

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 ...→

Does virus demand a global approach?: Letters

Does virus demand a global approach?: Letters

Our Question of the Week asked readers, Does virus demand a global approach? Now is not the time to withhold support The COVID-19 pandemic is our contemporary [...] Read full article: Does virus demand a global approach?: Le...→

As virus raged, demand for U.S. vehicle exports surged

Most U.S. states haven’t fared as well as Alabama this year when it comes to selling into the world’s second-largest economy.  More than half saw merchandise e [...] Read full article: As virus raged, demand for U.S. vehicle ...→

House Dems demand ousted State Department inspector general be reinstated

House Dems demand ousted State Department inspector general be reinstated

Four House Democrats said Linick's firing appears to be part of a Trump administration campaign to undermine inspectors general's ability to expose wrongdoing [...] Read full article: House Dems demand ousted State Departmen...→

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...→

Gold Poised to Challenge $1,800 as Virus Resurgence Fans Demand

Gold Poised to Challenge $1,800 as Virus Resurgence Fans Demand

Gold is on the cusp of challenging the hard-to-crack $1,800 an ounce mark, potentially opening the way for a move toward its record price, as a resurgence in v [...] Read full article: Gold Poised to Challenge $1,800 as Virus...→

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

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

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

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'...→

Dems Demand $14B for Testing to Be Spent 'Immediately'

Dems Demand $14B for Testing to Be Spent 'Immediately'

Democrats are calling on the Trump administration to "immediately" spend the $14 billion not yet distributed to local governments for coronavirus testing and c [...] Read full article: Dems Demand $14B for Testing to Be Spent...→

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...→

The Latest: US coal miners seek federal virus protection

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A union representing U.S. coal miners has asked a court to force the federal government to take unspecified measures to protect them from t [...] Read full article: The Latest: US coal miners seek federal ...→

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

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

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

Mass. Senate OKs bill to fight mosquito-borne virus EEE

Mass. Senate OKs bill to fight mosquito-borne virus EEE

Last year, Massachusetts saw a resurgence of EEE, with more than 200 communities designated as moderate to critical risk by the state Department of Public Heal [...] Read full article: Mass. Senate OKs bill to fight mosquito-...→

Companies Push for Virus Legal Protection, Prompting Worker Concern

Companies Push for Virus Legal Protection, Prompting Worker Concern

Businesses are lobbying Congress for protections against coronavirus-related lawsuits, but unions and Democrats fear a liability shield would encourage reckles [...] Read full article: Companies Push for Virus Legal Protectio...→

Caterpillar extending plant closures with virus sapping demand

The shutdowns give a peek inside the impact the global coronavirus pandemic is having on the company, considered a bellwether for parts of the economy. Read full article: Caterpillar extending plant closures wit...→

Dems urge Senate Foreign Relations chair to seek Pompeo's testimony

Dems urge Senate Foreign Relations chair to seek Pompeo's testimony

“We strongly urge to continue to press for the secretary to uphold his duty and appear before this committee,” the lawmakers said. Read full article: Dems urge Senate Foreign Relations chair...→

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 sends bill modifying Paycheck Protection Program to Trump

Senate sends bill modifying Paycheck Protection Program to Trump

The measure, which has already been approved by the House, eases restrictions on small businesses who received loans through the Paycheck Protection Program. Read full article: Senate sends bill modifying Paycheck Pro...→

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...→

Ben Shapiro slams Dems for excusing packed protests during pandemic: 'I don't think the virus changed'

Ben Shapiro slams Dems for excusing packed protests during pandemic: 'I don't think the virus changed'

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro joked on "The Story" Wednesday that the coronavirus must be the "wokest virus in existence" since Democratic leaders in ci [...] Read full article: Ben Shapiro slams Dems for excusing pack...→

Senate likely to approve fix for small-business virus aid

A widely supported bill to refine a payroll subsidy program for businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic could soon be on its way to getting signed i [...] Read full article: Senate likely to approve fix for small-b...→

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...→

Virus protection adds new wrinkle to Southwest heat relief

Virus protection adds new wrinkle to Southwest heat relief

Trying to stay safe during a global pandemic is hard enough, but people in Southwest desert cities like Phoenix and Las Vegas where temperatures can soar into [...] Read full article: Virus protection adds new wrinkle to Sou...→

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...→

George Floyd case: House Judiciary Dems demand Barr probe into possible 'pattern' of 'unconstitutional' conduct by Minneapolis PD

George Floyd case: House Judiciary Dems demand Barr probe into possible 'pattern' of 'unconstitutional' conduct by Minneapolis PD

President Trump had already said he asked the FBI and DOJ to investigate the Floyd killing, but the Democrats' request appears to go further to request a revie [...] Read full article: George Floyd case: House Judiciary Dems ...→

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...→

Demand for Virus-Killing UV Rays Boosts Niche Businesses

Demand for Virus-Killing UV Rays Boosts Niche Businesses

With coronavirus lockdowns being lifted worldwide, businesses ranging from shops to hotels and bus operators are looking for new ways to avoid exposing their c [...] Read full article: Demand for Virus-Killing UV Rays Boosts ...→

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 ...→

Does virus demand a global approach?: Letters

Does virus demand a global approach?: Letters

Our Question of the Week asked readers, Does virus demand a global approach? Now is not the time to withhold support The COVID-19 pandemic is our contemporary [...] Read full article: Does virus demand a global approach?: Le...→

Novato protesters demand end to virus restrictions

Novato protesters demand end to virus restrictions

A large group of residents marched up Grant Avenue in Novato on Friday to call for the full reopening of the local and state economies. Read full article: Novato protesters demand end to virus re...→

As virus raged, demand for U.S. vehicle exports surged

Most U.S. states haven’t fared as well as Alabama this year when it comes to selling into the world’s second-largest economy.  More than half saw merchandise e [...] Read full article: As virus raged, demand for U.S. vehicle ...→

Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ousted State watchdog

Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ousted State watchdog

"Any attempt by you or your office to interfere with the Inspector General’s investigation of yourself is illegal," the lawmakers write. Read full article: Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ou...→

House Dems demand ousted State Department inspector general be reinstated

House Dems demand ousted State Department inspector general be reinstated

Four House Democrats said Linick's firing appears to be part of a Trump administration campaign to undermine inspectors general's ability to expose wrongdoing [...] Read full article: House Dems demand ousted State Departmen...→

Kamala Harris introduces Senate resolution saying phrase ‘Wuhan virus’ is ‘anti-Asian’

Kamala Harris introduces Senate resolution saying phrase ‘Wuhan virus’ is ‘anti-Asian’

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., introduced a resolution condemning “anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19,” including use of the phrase “Wuhan Virus.”  Read full article: Kamala Harris introduces Senate resoluti...→