Domestic Terrorism Bill Passes House, Faces Uncertain Future In Senate

Domestic Terrorism Bill Passes House, Faces Uncertain Future In Senate

This post was originally published on this siteThe bill was an answer to the growing pressure Congress faces to address gun violence and white supremacist attacks, following two mass shootings over the weekend.

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House unanimous on measure condemning antisemitism, apart from one GOP no vote

House unanimous on measure condemning antisemitism, apart from one GOP no vote

This post was originally published on this siteThe House passed a resolution on Wednesday condemning the rise of antisemitism in a nearly unanimous vote, with one Republican lawmaker objecting to the measure. The resolution passed 420-1, with Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) representing the only vote against it. Eight other Republicans...

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Schumer blasts Paul’s delay of $40B Ukraine package as ‘repugnant’

Schumer blasts Paul’s delay of $40B Ukraine package as ‘repugnant’

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday slammed Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for delaying a $40 billion Ukraine aid package by one week, calling the move “repugnant” and predicting the legislation will pass the Senate Thursday. “This should already have been done...

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A brief history of UFOs and Congress

A brief history of UFOs and Congress

This post was originally published on this siteUFOs are finally having a moment. In Congress that is.

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Inside the Jan. 6 committee, key questions remain as hearings loom

Inside the Jan. 6 committee, key questions remain as hearings loom

This post was originally published on this siteThe committee is reckoning with how closely to focus on former president Donald Trump.

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Sen. Rand Paul stalls $40 billion in aid for Ukraine, breaking with Mitch McConnell

Sen. Rand Paul stalls $40 billion in aid for Ukraine, breaking with Mitch McConnell

This post was originally published on this siteSens. Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer worked together to try to pass the aid for Ukraine Thursday. Paul didn’t accept their compromise.     

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Senate Democrats plan a vote on abortion rights but it’s unlikely to pass

Senate Democrats plan a vote on abortion rights but it’s unlikely to pass

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to Sen. Democratic Amy Klobuchar who’s expected to vote for the Women’s Health Protection Act. If it becomes law, it would set federal standards for the right to an abortion.

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US Senate to vote Wednesday on abortion rights bill

US Senate to vote Wednesday on abortion rights bill

This post was originally published on this site The US Senate is expected to vote Wednesday on a national abortion rights law — a process likely doomed to fail — after a leaked draft decision signalled the Supreme Court’s readiness to overturn Roe v Wade. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer,...

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