Hate crime legislation intended to combat violence against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic advanced in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, easily overcoming the Senate procedural tool known as the filibuster. Gloria Tso reports.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell clashed over sweeping voting rights legislation that would set federal standards on early and mail-in voting, and expand access to the polls.
During an interview on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer tore into Minority Leader Mitch McConnnell’s threats to go “scorched earth” if Democrats scrap the filibuster.
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New York Senator Chuck Schumer said he supports the independent investigation into sexual harassment claims made against Governor Andrew Cuomo made by five women, most of them former aides. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
President Joe Biden has lashed out against gun violence in the US after the country's latest mass shooting, in Indianapolis.Mr Biden called gun violence "a national embarrassment" and called on the Senate to pass a bill tightening background checks for gun sales and transfers.
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'Ro-Ro' service with seven empty tankers departed from Kalamboli Goods Yard for Visakhapatnam Steel Plant siding today. It will be loaded with Liquid Medical Oxygen in Visakhapatnam. Green corridor has been created by the Railways Ministry to transport Liquid Medical Oxygen amid COVID crisis.