President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats are nominating and confirming trial and appellate court judges at a much faster clip than any of Biden’s recent predecessors, including former President Donald Trump. “Eight judges already have been confirmed, including potential Supreme Court pick Ketanji Brown Jackson to the federal appeals court inContinue Reading

Senate Democrats filibusters the COVID $300 billion virus relief bill designed to extend unemployment benefits for out-of-work Americans, funding for schools and liability protections for businesses and health care facilities. The bill was defeated in a 52-47 vote, not meeting the 60 needed to break the Democratic filibuster, with oneContinue Reading

The U.S. Senate passed the Great American Outdoors Act, which would provide $9.5 billion to repair national parks and permanently direct $900 million a year for outdoor recreation on public lands. The annual funding would come from offshore oil drilling revenues to pay for city parks, swimming pools, sports fields, fishingContinue Reading

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) introduced legislation on Thursday to end no-knock warrants, a measure that appears to have bipartisan support as demand grows for police reform. Titled “Justice for Breonna Taylor Act,” the law would prohibit federal law enforcement from carrying out a warrant “until after the officer provides notice of hisContinue Reading