(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan group of senators has released the text of a proposal of a bill that would tie billions of dollars in new foreign aid to the first major overhaul of the country's immigration system in years.Sens. James Lankford, R-Okla., Chris Murphy,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The chief executives of the nation's top social media companies will testify before Congress on Wednesday in a hearing intended to drum up support for federal legislation to safeguard children from the online world.The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear from Linda Yaccarino,... Read More.
(The Center Square) – Over the weekend, most – but not all – Americans saw daylight time end for 2023 by setting their clocks back an hour as... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Two senators are asking U.S. regulators to address "unfair" practices in airlines' frequent flyer programs.In a letter sent Monday night, Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Roger Marshall, R-Kan., asked the Department of Transportation and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to help "protect consumers... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Bob Menendez is expected to address his fellow Democratic senators behind closed doors Thursday with over half of them calling on him to resign.Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who on Wednesday stopped short of calling for Menendez's resignation after he pleaded not... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Concerned about the massive bureaucratic lift of restarting student loan payments this fall, some Senate Democrats are questioning whether loan servicers can smoothly transition out of a three-year-long payment pause."With the resumption of payments now fast approaching, we are requesting updated information... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Gen. David Berger stepped down as commandant of the Marine Corps Monday, but had no permanent successor to hand off to, leaving the service without a Senate-confirmed leader for the first time since 1910.The lapse in command is because Republican Sen. Tommy... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Shortages of critical medication have plagued the country, according to a recent congressional report, and a bipartisan pair of senators is now looking for answers from federal agencies about the impact the shortfall could potentially have on national security.Michigan Democrat Gary Peters,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Bipartisan legislation set to be introduced Wednesday aims to provide more oversight of federal prisons as part of a renewed push to address reports of scandal and abuse.The bill would create a hotline for prisoners to report misconduct to an accountability office.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Several top GOP senators are pushing back on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' position that "becoming further entangled in a territorial dispute between Ukraine and Russia" is not a vital U.S. national interest.DeSantis' statement terming the war a "territorial dispute" sparked backlash from members... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- There's optimism in the Republican conference about the health of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell after lawmakers were briefed on McConnell's condition by his longtime aide and current chief of staff, Sharon Soderstrom, during a closed-door lunch on Thursday.Sodesterom told the members... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Sens. Richard Blumenthal, Lindsey Graham and Sheldon Whitehouse on Thursday called for Congress to have the Russian-backed paramilitary Wagner group formally labeled as terrorists.The bipartisan trio want to pass the HARM Act ahead of next week's one-year anniversary of Russia's invasion of... Read More.