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State legislators killed a bill that would have reshaped much of California’s consumer lending market, but two more-modest bills made it through the state Assembly and now move on to the Senate.
One would stop borrowers from taking out more than one payday loan at a time; another would cap interest…
Republicans and Democrats alike have expressed outrage at the thousands of migrant children separated from their parents at the US border, and on Tuesday, Senate Republicans moved to take action. Mitch McConnell said all Republicans back an approach that would legalize keeping families together while detained and awaiting a court…
ZTE lost a skirmish with U.S. lawmakers when the Senate passed legislation that would reinstate a ban on sales of U.S. components to the Chinese telecommunications company.
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FBI Director Christopher Wray and Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz are expected to be the centers of attention Monday when they testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Horowitz’s bombshell report on the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton’s personal email server.
The Republican-led Senate is working to reverse President Donald Trump’s decision to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the US. Senate leaders agreed Monday to try to undo the administration’s deal with a provision to a must-pass defense package, the AP reports. The Chinese company has…
Senate Republicans, for months fearful of — and outright opposed to — President Donald Trump’s actions on tariffs, now have a bill to tie his hands.
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The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration’s ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content. Back in December, in an effort to deregulate the internet, the FCC repealed “net neutrality” rules that ensured equal treatment for all web traffic….
Polls have closed in primary elections in Pennsylvania, a state Democrats see as key to their efforts to win back the House of Representatives in November’s midterm elections.
A former coal executive who served a year in prison related to a 2010 mine explosion in West Virginia that killed 29 people is now denying claims of racism as he seeks a Senate seat in the state. In a new ad , Republican Don Blankenship claims “swamp captain Mitch McConnell…
The Illinois Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would require public schools in the state to teach lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) history, as well as use inclusive and “non-discriminatory” textbooks.