Vote on Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination Delayed One Week

The confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was delayed by at least a week when President Trump ordered an investigation into an alleged sexual assault involving Kavanaugh. The attack is alleged to have happened some thirty-six years ago. The investigation will not be broad and will be concluded in a week the […]

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McConnell Says There Will Be No Bill to Protect Mueller

A group of bipartisan Senators have drafted a bill that would protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired. The Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act would ensure that Mueller could only be fired for “good cause” by a senior Justice Department official, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has no intention of […]

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Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduces Bill to Toughen Background Check Denial Laws

Senators Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Chris Coons (D-DE) have introduced a bill that requires federal authorities to notify local law enforcement when someone prohibited from purchasing a firearm attempts to do so.  The NICS Denial Notification Act would alert state officials whenever an individual is denied purchasing a firearm. The National Instant Criminal Background Check […]

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McCain and Coons Set to Unveil Immigration Bill that Includes Legal Status for Dreamers, Border Security – But No Wall

Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Chris Coons (D-DE), are planning to introduce an immigration bill in the Senate today.  The bill will provide legal status for immigrants living in the country illegally and also provides some funding for border security, but it does not include all of the items the president says he wants to […]

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