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If confirmed at the Small Business Administration, Dilawar Syed would be the highest-ranking Muslim administration official in history.
The president said he will continue working "to define a path forward, including through potential further executive actions."
Republicans let the law's authorization expire in 2019. But Democrats say they're weeks away from unveiling a bill to renew it — with GOP support.
Veronica Rossman is now one of just eight U.S. appeals court judges with experience representing people who couldn't afford an attorney.
Democratic candidates trying to take Senate seats support changing the filibuster in some way.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse suggested the FBI’s probe into Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations was “just as flawed” as the agency's investigation into Larry Nassar.
The failure to properly investigate the USA Gymnastics doctor allowed him to sexually abuse 70 more athletes, lawmakers said in a Senate hearing.
If Manchin can't find 10 Republicans to support his bill, the Freedom to Vote Act is heading toward a collision with the Senate's filibuster rules.
The West Virginia senator is at odds with members of his party over a critical piece of President Joe Biden's agenda in Congress.
Sen. Joe Manchin, whose vote would be crucial in passing the bill, doubled down on his refusal. Sen. Bernie Sanders called his stance "absolutely not acceptable."