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Senators eye $579B in new infrastructure spending, $1T plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending as part of a $1 trillion package. It could be rolled out as soon as Thursday as negotiators try to strike…

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Michigan Senators Chart a Path to Real Police Reform

Michigan Senators Chart a Path to Real Police Reform

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Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal on U.S. Highway Funding Package

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Senators introduce bipartisan army prosecution reform bill to prosecute sexual assault

April 29 (UPI) — A bipartisan group of senators on Thursday introduced a sweeping military justice reform bill to transfer decision-making power over whether serious crimes such as sexual assault should be prosecuted to independent prosecutors. Before veteran survivors of sexual assault and advocates for military justice reform, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., told reporters during…

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Essential GOP senators say they’re receptive to corporate tax increase

Some key Republican senators won’t rule out raising additional revenue from corporations, and told Axios they may be willing to close loopholes that allow big businesses to eliminate their overall tax bill.Why it matters: While President Biden’s proposal to raise the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28% to pay for his infrastructure plan has…

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GOP Senators Demand FBI, Secret Service Records On Alleged Hunter Biden Gun Incident

Two Republican senators are asking the directors of the FBI, the U.S. Secret Service and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for details of their alleged investigation into a handgun that belonged to Hunter Biden that was reported missing in 2018. In their letters, Sens. Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson refer to a…

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Senators debate gun reform through hearing

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on gun violence prevention on Tuesday, one that was scheduled before two recent mass shootings in Atlanta and Colorado. The Morning Joe panel discusses if any legislation can pass in the Senate.March 24, 2021

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These are the senators who voted against Affirming Marty Walsh as labor secretary

Christopher Gavin, Boston.com Staff March 23, 2021 | 1:03 PM The U.S. Senate confirmed Marty Walsh as secretary of labor on Monday in a bipartisan vote backing him as President Joe Biden’s pick to helm the Department of Labor. The Dorchester Democrat got the strong backing of his party, and scooped up the two votes…

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GOP Senators Question Biden Nominee on Defunding Police, Insults of Republicans

Vanita Gupta rejected Sen. Cruz’s implication that she supports defunding the police.

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Virginia U.S. senators send White House list of candidates for U.S. Attorney posts

Virginia’s U.S. Senate Democrats said on Wednesday they were submitting four potential candidates to the White House to be considered for the state’s top two federal prosecutor posts.