Senate

via Wkyc: The Senate late Wednesday passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic. Now the House has to vote on this… CLICK HERE to read full story In this image from video, the final vote of 96-0 shows passage of […]

viaCNN: In the wee hours of the morning The White House & Senate Agreed to a $2-trillion package to provide a jolt to an economy struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic, capping days of marathon negotiations that produced one of the most expensive and far-reaching measures in the history of Congress. CLICK HERE to read full story

Members of the U.S. Senate have proven they’re all talk and no action and failed to pass common sense gun control legislation. In the wake of the Orlando Massacre, lawmakers in Washington, D.C. expressed outrage over the horrific shooting, a desire to move on gun control legislation, and agreed to a vote in the Senate to pass a […]

Members of the U.S. Senate have proven they’re all talk and no action and failed to pass common sense gun control legislation. In the wake of the Orlando Massacre, lawmakers in Washington, D.C. expressed outrage over the horrific shooting, a desire to move on gun control legislation, and agreed to a vote in the Senate to pass a […]

Article By REUTERS Residents of Flint, Michigan, one of the poorest cities in the United States, will get $30 million to help pay their water bills after a lead contamination crisis, under a bill unanimously approved by the Michigan Senate on Tuesday. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, plans to sign the bill, which had […]

Criminal justice reform has been a major issue for President Barack Obama, progressives and the #BlackLivesMatter movement. In recent months the Koch Brothers, Democrats and a…

  RNC Chair, Reince Priebus  joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss what we should expect from a Republican controlled House and Senate. Priebus…

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  Two steps forward, one step back. A surge of optimism for a possible compromise to end the partial government shutdown and avoid a U.S. default as soon as this week got jolted with the sudden announcement on Monday that a White House meeting between President Barack Obama and congressional leaders had been postponed. In […]

A visibly infuriated President Barack Obama surrounded himself with tear-stained parents ofConnecticut school shooting victims Wednesday and declared it a “pretty shameful day for Washington” after the Senate rejected a measure designed to make it tougher for criminals to get their hands on guns. The Senate, which is controlled by the president’s own party, handed him a stinging […]

  A bipartisan deal to expand background checks for gun sales has been reached in the Senate, according to two Senate aides with knowledge of the negotiations. The compromise negotiated by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) and Republican Sen. Pat Toomey (Pa.) is expected to be introduced Thursday as an amendment to a Senate gun […]

The Senate approved the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act. While the legislation includes some improvements over current law, it leaves significant flaws…