Richard Shelby

Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., speaks during the Senate's Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Shelby says he won't seek a seventh term in office in 2022. Shelby made the announcement in a statement on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via AP, Pool, File)

Senators look towards bipartisan Capitol security funding deal

Senators Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) reached an estimated $2 billion bipartisan deal that would provide new funding to the Capitol police in relation to the events that occurred on January 6. The deal was reached on Tuesday and some reported it had the possibility of moving to the floor as soon as Wednesday.