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U.S. Senate Observes 8 Minutes, 46 Seconds Of Silence [Video]

U.S. Senate Observes 8 Minutes, 46 Seconds Of Silence

In Washington, Senate Democrats paid their respects to the memory of George Floyd by observing silence for as long as the criminal complaint says Derek Chauvin held his knee down on Floyd's neck,..

Credit: CBS 4 WCCO Minnesota     Duration: 00:26Published
Silence for 8:46 -Senate Democrats honor George Floyd [Video]

Silence for 8:46 -Senate Democrats honor George Floyd

The U.S. Senate Democratic Caucus gathered for a moment of silence for 8 minutes and 46 seconds to commemorate the life of George Floyd, as well as Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published
Trump pushes military response to civil unrest [Video]

Trump pushes military response to civil unrest

President Donald Trump has called for federal troops to crack down on what he has called "hoodlums," "thieves" and "thugs" responsible for violence during protests, blaming state governors or local..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:17Published
'We treaded water' -Sen. Romney on late virus testing in U.S. [Video]

'We treaded water' -Sen. Romney on late virus testing in U.S.

During Senate hearing on the novel coronavirus Tuesday, Republican Senator Mitt Romney was critical of the urgency in testing within the U.S. as compared to other countries.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:53Published
Senate Democrats push for mail-in voting during COVID-19 [Video]

Senate Democrats push for mail-in voting during COVID-19

After coming up one game short of the state tournament a year ago, the Monterey Wildcats were determined to get back to the state's elite eight in 2020.

Credit: NewsChannel 5 Nashville     Duration: 01:42Published

Senate Democrats ready bill condemning Trump on protesters

Senate Democrats on Tuesday readied a measure condemning President Donald Trump for the tear-gassing of peaceful protesters at the White House, while one Republican voiced outright criticism of the..
Reuters - Published

Senate Democrats call for Trump administration to unveil details of TSMC plant deal

Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday urged the Trump administration to answer "serious questions" about Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd's plans to build a U.S.-based $12 billion plant, flagging..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Senate Democrats seek coronavirus fund disclosure as Trump pushes nominees

Democrats in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday will try to pass legislation imposing disclosure requirements on federal coronavirus assistance to businesses, while the Republican majority's agenda focuses on..
Reuters - Published

Democrats unveil bill requiring U.S. coronavirus supply czar

U.S. Senate Democrats unveiled legislation on Wednesday requiring the Pentagon to name a civilian officer to oversee the nation's supply and production of medical supplies and equipment needed to..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Senate Democrats seek $30 billion for national coronavirus testing

U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday unveiled a $30 billion plan to vastly increase nationwide testing for the novel coronavirus, and called the Trump administration's efforts on this score seriously..
Reuters - Published

As Trump coronavirus testing strategy lags, Senate Democrats propose $30bn plan

'If the president won't do this, we have to do it,' Chuck Schumer says of comprehensive federal testing plan
Independent - Published

Senate Democrats block $250bn in extra small business aid

Lawmakers at odds over whether to include additional help for hospitals and governments
FT.com - Published

Senate Democrats optimistic on deal for massive coronavirus aid bill

The U.S. Senate could pass a $2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus package as soon as Tuesday, negotiators said, insisting they had made significant progress despite failing so far to reach a..
Reuters - Published

Senate Democrats block $2tn stimulus for second time

Nancy Pelosi set to offer alternative as Mitch McConnell calls for urgent action
FT.com - Published

Under the gun, U.S. Senate looks to strike deal on coronavirus relief package

With the coronavirus pandemic in the United States intensifying, Senate Democrats and Republicans will scramble on Monday to come to an agreement on a far-reaching $1 trillion-plus coronavirus stimulus..
Reuters - Published

Top U.S. Senate Democrat: Coronavirus relief must address housing, schools

U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday said any economic relief package amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak must include funds to help support housing, and to help keep schools and child care centers..
Reuters - Published

Three U.S. Senate Democrats propose sweeping reforms after Boeing 737 MAX crashes

Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday introduced sweeping legislation to reform how new airplanes are certified and overseen by U.S. regulators after two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes killed 346..
Reuters - Published

Trump confirms top Pentagon official who approved Ukraine aid is out

President could avoid a fight with Senate Democrats on national security issues with another acting official
Independent - Published

Senate Democrats ask Fed's Powell about repo market ahead of hearing

U.S. Senate Democrats sent a letter this week to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell asking about the steps the central bank is taking to calm money markets after a bout of volatility last fall.
Reuters - Published

Senate Democrats make final push for impeachment witnesses

Question-and-answer session resumes with critical vote on new testimony expected Friday
FT.com - Published

Explainer: Why the fight over witnesses looms large in Trump's trial

The impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump is nearing a pivotal vote on whether to hear from witnesses requested by Senate Democrats arguing for his removal from office.
Reuters - Published

Factbox: 'They don't have the material' - Quotes on Trump's Senate impeachment trial

Here are some key quotes from Wednesday, the first day the U.S. Senate heard the Democrats' case for removing President Donald Trump from office.
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