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May 19, 2023

Schumer: Congress ‘must move quickly’ on AI legislation

WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says Congress “must move quickly” to regulate artificial intelligence and has convened a bipartisan group of senators to work on legislation. Schumer says the group met on Wednesday and that his staff has already met with close to 100 CEOs, scientists and academics who deal with the technology. […]

May 27, 2022

Senate GOP blocks domestic terrorism bill, gun policy debate

Democrats' first attempt at responding to the back-to-back mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, failed in the Senate as Republicans blocked a domestic terrorism bill that would have opened debate on difficult questions surrounding hate crimes and gun safety.

May 11, 2022

Democrats’ bill would make Roe v. Wade law and expand it

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says Democrats' abortion legislation is "very simple," as it would enshrine into federal law the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide.

Apr 7, 2022

Jackson confirmed as first Black female high court justice (UPDATE)

The Senate is expected to confirm Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on Thursday, securing her place as the first Black woman on the high court and giving President Joe Biden a bipartisan endorsement for his historic pick.

Mar 2, 2022

Supreme Court nominee meets with senators on Capitol Hill

The Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson is meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, taking her first steps toward confirmation as Democratic senators and the White House push for a swift schedule.

Dec 2, 2021

GOP risks government shutdown to fight Biden vaccine mandate

The federal government could be heading for a temporary shutdown, with Republicans poised to stall a must-pass funding bill in their effort to force a debate in Congress on rolling back the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandates for some workers.

May 10, 2018

GOP efforts to move forward with Wisconsin judge riles Dems

Senate Republicans are on the verge of filling the nation's longest appellate-court vacancy and, in the process, are softening a means the GOP has successfully employed to block several of President Barack Obama's judicial nominees.


Should Justice Protasiewicz recuse herself on gerrymandering cases that go before the Wisconsin Supreme Court?

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