(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate voted Thursday to cut off debate on a gun safety bill crafted amid a disturbing uptick in shootings across the U.S.Fifteen Republicans sided with all 50 members of the Democratic caucus to clear the procedural hurdle, setting the chamber on... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A committee of advisers at the Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of authorizing the Moderna vaccine for kids ages 6 through 17, paving the way to add one more vaccine to the options available for this age group.Currently,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The nation's first Black woman nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, cleared 19-hours of grueling questioning at the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, appearing headed toward confirmation as a justice with support from all Democrats and a small... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats trying to ban individual stock ownership among members of Congress say they finally have enough support to push forward a bill following its hard-won backing by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.The Ban Conflicted Trading Act, Democrats said during a Thursday press call,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate voted 94-1 in favor of an amended bill aimed at combatting the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes.Sponsored by Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, the legislation takes relatively modest steps to equip law enforcement and communities to better deal with the rise... Read More.