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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Rudy Giuliani cancels scheduled appearance before Jan. 6 panel

Rudy Giuliani cancels scheduled appearance before Jan. 6 panel

This post was originally published on this siteRudy Giuliani will no longer meet Friday with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, his lawyer confirmed.

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Civic Duty to Vote Act would establish mandatory compulsory voting in all federal elections, or…

Civic Duty to Vote Act would establish mandatory compulsory voting in all federal elections, or…

This post was originally published on this siteCivic Duty to Vote Act would establish mandatory compulsory voting in all federal elections, or else you’d face a $20 fine Rep. John Larson (D-CT1) Although you could actually lose a lot more than $20 worth of salary while you wait in an 11-hour line...

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