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A major battle over election reform is underway in the U.S. Senate as Republicans in some states push to enact more restrictive voting laws, while Democrats aim to override those efforts at the federal level. Sen. Joe Manchin signaled he…
Judy Woodruff discusses Tuesday's Senate vote on an elections reform bill with Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, who also serves as the Senate Republican whip. Thune also weighs in on President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package, and progress towards bipartisanship…
Judy Woodruff discusses Tuesday's Senate vote on a voting rights bill with California Sen. Alex Padilla. He was also California's secretary of state for the 2020 presidential election.
By News Desk
The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking is a $1.6 billion increase in CDC funding as it continues to manage the pandemic and vaccination efforts.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The measure passed Thursday would expedite the review of hate crimes and provide support for local law enforcement in response to thousands of reported violent incidents in the past year.
By News Desk and Associated Press
The U.S. government's annual assessment of worldwide threats, released Tuesday ahead of congressional hearings expected to cover similar territory, charts a broad array of potential dangers anticipated by the intelligence community over the coming year.
By News Desk and Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The bill had already passed the House, so it now goes to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law. Congress started the loan program last year to help businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Associated Press
President Joe Biden and Democrats agreed to tighten eligibility limits for stimulus checks Wednesday, bowing to party moderates as leaders prepared to move their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill through the Senate.
The Senate tradition began back in the 19th century and occurs on Washington's Feb. 22 birthday. Washington served as the nation's first president from 1789 to 1797. He died in 1799 of a throat infection.
Republican Josh Mandel, a Marine veteran and former state treasurer, says he will make a third run for the U.S. Senate in Ohio.
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