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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., looks over his notes before speaking to reporters at a news conference following a closed-door policy lunch, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate GOP blocks domestic terrorism bill

Senate Republicans blocked a domestic terrorism bill while asserting it would dangerously expand the government’s surveillance powers. On Thursday, the measure failed along party lines. At least 10 Republican votes were needed to advance.


U.S. Republican Sens. Mitch McConnell, center, and from left, Susan Collins, John Cornyn and John Barrasso prepare to meet with Swedish media at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm after a meeting with Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Minister of Defense Peter Hultqvist on Sunday, May 15, 2022. McConnell said Sunday that Finland and Sweden would be “important additions” to NATO as he led a delegation of GOP senators to the region in a show of support against Russia's aggression. (Anders Wiklund/TT News Agency via AP)

Senate advances $40B Ukraine aid package

The House of Representatives moved forward a $40 billion Ukraine military aid package. The lower chamber passed the legislation in a 368-to-57 vote on Tuesday, just hours after the bill’s official text was released. All 57 opponents of the spending spree were Republicans.


Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the chamber after casting a no vote against an effort by Democrats to enshrine Roe v. Wade abortion access into federal law, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, May 11, 2022. The 51-49 vote was blocked by a Republican filibuster in a blunt display of the nation's partisan divide over the landmark court decision and the limits of legislative action. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate rejects Democrat-led abortion bill

A Democrat-led bill to force states to keep abortions legal has failed to advance in the Senate. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) confirmed the senators “duly chosen and sworn and not having voted in the affirmative, the motion is not agreed to.” There were 49 “yes” votes compared the 51 “no” votes.







In this image from video, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks before voting in the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. (Senate Television via AP

NPLC: Acquit Trump or censure Schumer

The National Legal and Policy Center is challenging Democrat hypocrisy during the Senate impeachment trial, saying Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) should be reprimanded for attempting to incite violence. Here’s One America’s John Hines from Washington.