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Drnadig via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A bipartisan group of senators, led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, on Wednesday unveiled a “roadmap” for lawmakers aimed at guiding Congress on regulating artificial intelligence. They said the recommendations are a critical step as Congress considers legislation to increase innovation and safeguard against negative uses of the rapidly-evolving […]

Photo by Mike Kline (notkalvin)/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Senators are expected to square off Wednesday, largely along party lines, over whether to proceed with a full-scale trial of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over his handling of immigration policy and the southern border. House GOP managers delivered two articles of impeachment against Mayorkas Tuesday, and […]

Michael Godek/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A bipartisan group of senators has released the text of a proposal of a bill that would tie billions of dollars in new foreign aid to the first major overhaul of the country’s immigration system in years. Sens. James Lankford, R-Okla., Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Kyrsten Sinema, I-Ariz., hammered out […]

Craig Hastings/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Two senators are asking U.S. regulators to address “unfair” practices in airlines’ frequent flyer programs. In a letter sent Monday night, Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Roger Marshall, R-Kan., asked the Department of Transportation and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to help “protect consumers against unfair and deceptive practices in airlines’ […]

Michael Godek/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Shortages of critical medication have plagued the country, according to a recent congressional report, and a bipartisan pair of senators is now looking for answers from federal agencies about the impact the shortfall could potentially have on national security. Michigan Democrat Gary Peters, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Sens. Richard Blumenthal, Lindsey Graham and Sheldon Whitehouse on Thursday called for Congress to have the Russian-backed paramilitary Wagner group formally labeled as terrorists. The bipartisan trio want to pass the HARM Act ahead of next week’s one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, they said during a joint press […]

Michael Bordon/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Seven U.S. senators are renewing calls for the Federal Trade Commission to open an investigation into the marketing of assault-style rifles after the unveiling of the JR-15, a long rifle the manufacturer advertises as a smaller AR-15 geared towards younger users. Illinois-based WEE 1 Tactical unveiled the JR-15 in early […]

Michael Godek/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Blistering criticism this week from Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Intelligence Committee — that the administration is “stonewalling” their efforts to review classified materials — has highlighted a new question in the documents cases related to Joe Biden and Donald Trump: Why aren’t the senators being given access to […]

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee emerged outraged from a two-hour secure briefing with Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Avril Haines, threatening to grind the chamber’s business to a halt if the Biden administration does not provide access to the classified documents seized from the current president and former President […]