There have been a handful of attempts in Congress to pass legislation addressing the legal status of Dreamers, though none have survived. A bipartisan immigration proposal failed the Senate in 2018 after drawing the support of only eight Republicans, including Gardner another now-vulnerable GOP incumbent, Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsOVERNIGHT ENERGY: Trump administration gives renewables more time to take advantage of tax credits | House Republicans introduce bill to speed mining projects for critical minerals | Watchdog faults EPA communications in contamination of NC river The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Unemployment claims now at 41 million with 2.1 million more added to rolls; Topeka mayor says cities don't have enough tests for minorities and homeless communities Trump administration gives renewables more time to take advantage of tax credits MORE (Maine). … [Read more...] about Democrats gear up to hit GOP senators on DACA
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Leading the negotiations for the House: Reps. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffPelosi pulls vote on FISA bill after Trump veto threat Hillicon Valley: House FISA bill in jeopardy | Democrats drop controversial surveillance measure | GOP working on legislation to strip Twitter of federal liability protections Democrats drop controversial surveillance amendment MORE (D-Calif.) and Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesSunday shows preview: States begin to reopen even as some areas in US see case counts increase Pass the Primary Care Enhancement Act Trump campaign launches new fundraising program with House Republicans MORE (R-Calif.), the top members of the House Intelligence Committee; Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerGun control group rolls out House endorsements The House impeachment inquiry loses another round — and yes, that's still going on Democrats call on DHS to allow free calls at ICE detention centers MORE (D-N.Y.) and Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanHouse FISA bill … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – George Floyd’s death sparks protests, National Guard activation
"For the conservative women, I hope my running or the other conservative women that are running and going to be elected, that it will give them confidence to stand up for the conservative agenda. Our ideas are better, they lead to prosperity and freedom," Miller said. "For the liberal women, I hope it creates curiosity in them to wonder why women would be supporting the conservative agenda and that they would look into it further." … [Read more...] about Conservative groups push diverse slate of GOP House candidates in effort to take back lost ground
In particular, was her handling of a case involving Myon Burrell. The black teenager was accused of the 2002 shooting death of an 11-year-old girl. Klobuchar spotlighted the case to showcase her toughness on crime, but critics raised questions about whether Burrell was railroaded by police. The issue stuck with the senator on the campaign trail, with protesters forcing her to cancel a rally in suburban Minneapolis days before Super Tuesday. … [Read more...] about African-American activists escalating efforts to persuade Biden not to pick Klobuchar for VP
There are several sitting elected officials who are talented and have bright futures ahead of them. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, Sens. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Kamala Harris of California, New Jersey Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, and Rep. Val Demings of Florida all come to mind. However, none of these women can galvanize the type of base Biden needs for success. None possess the multiple skill sets to simultaneously galvanize the progressive wing of the party, the South, and the black base. … [Read more...] about Stacey Abrams Is the Only Vice Presidential Pick for Joe Biden. Here’s Why.