Texas Legislature Returns For Third Special Session

Latino Groups File Lawsuit Against Texas Redistricting; Emphasized Diluted Voting Rights by Latinos

The recent redistricting maps drawn by the Texas Legislature prompted several Latino individuals and groups to file a lawsuit Monday, challenging the move that the Latino groups claimed diluted their voting rights.
Senate Confirms Former Senator Ken Salazar as New U.S. Ambassador to Mexico

Senate Confirms Former Senator Ken Salazar as New U.S. Ambassador to Mexico

Ken Salazar, a former Senator and interior secretary from Colorado, was approved unanimously by the Senate on Wednesday to be the new U.S. ambassador to Mexico.
Senate OKs Bill That Will Ban China's Xianjang Products

Senate OKs Bill That Will Ban China's Xinjiang Products

U.S. Senate passed a bill that will ban products from China's Xinjiang region, which officials believed are tainted by forced labor.
U.S. Senate Targets to Take Up Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal as Early as July 19

U.S. Senate Targets to Take Up Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal as Early as July 19

The U.S. Senate planned to take up the bipartisan infrastructure deal as soon as the week of July 19.
Senate Committee Unveils Road Bill: Tackles Climate Change

Senate Committee Unveils Road Bill: Tackles Climate Change

Bipartisan Senate committee revealed an almost $304 billion road bill that addresses climate change and highways.
Senate Approves Hate Crime Bill With Bipartisan Support

Senate Approves Hate Crime Bill With Bipartisan Support

The Senate has passed a hate crime bill on Thursday targeting attacks against Asian-Americans amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brazil Senate to Probe Jair Bolsonaro’s Handling Of COVID-19 Crisis

Brazil Senate to Probe Bolsonaro’s Handling Of COVID-19 Crisis

Brazil's Senate has started an investigation into President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
House Passes $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill, Here's What's Next

House Passes $1.9T COVID Relief Bill, Here's What's Next

The House of Representatives passed President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill on Wednesday with a final vote of 220-211.
House Delivers Articles Of Impeachment To Senate For Second Trial Of Donald Trump

House Lawmakers Deliver Trump Impeachment Article to Senate

The House of Representatives delivered the single Trump impeachment article to Senate on Monday, accusing former President Donald Trump of inciting an insurrection before the deadly Capitol Siege.
McConnell, Schumer Fail To Seal Deal on Senate Power-Sharing

McConnell, Schumer Fail To Seal Deal on Senate Power-Sharing

The two Senate leaders, Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer, have failed to reach a power-sharing deal that will put the two parties on equal footing.
Warnock Beats Loeffler in Georgia, Ossoff-Perdue Race Too Close To Call

Warnock Beats Loeffler in Georgia, Ossoff-Perdue Race Too Close To Call

Democrat Raphael Warnock was projected to have defeated Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler in their Senate race in Georgia. His win puts Democrats within reach of the Senate majority.
Bipartisan Group’s COVID-19 Relief Package Proposal to Be Split Into Two Deals

Bipartisan Group's COVID-19 Relief Package Proposal to be Split Into Two Deals

The bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators made a decision to split the $908 billion COVID-19 relief package proposal into two separate deals.
Senate Approves Defense Bill Despite Trump's Veto Threats

Senate Approves Defense Bill Despite Trump's Veto Threats

The Senate has approved a $740 billion major national defense bill on Friday despite President Donald Trump's veto threats.
California Leaders Push Newsom to Pick Latino to Fill Harris’ Empty Senate Seat

California Leaders Push Newsom to Pick Latino to Fill Harris’ Empty Senate Seat

Latino leaders in California are pushing Governor Gavin Newsom to appoint a Latino to the Senate seat that will be vacated by the state's Senator Kamala Harris.
Amy Coney Barrett Takes Oath as Newest Supreme Court Justice

Amy Coney Barrett Takes Oath as Newest Supreme Court Justice

Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by the Senate, with Republicans winning against Democrats.
Democrats Plan to Boycott Senate Vote on Amy Coney Barrett Nomination

Democrats Plan to Boycott Senate Vote on Barrett Nomination

Senate Democrats are planning to boycott the vote on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Thursday.
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