Oklahoma started a project 14 years ago to find out if creating a savings account for newborns would improve educational access. It's positive.
The lawmakers say the use of local law enforcement has undermined public safety by making immigrants afraid to report crimes.
President Joe Biden is reportedly open to extending the current child tax credit - but he stopped short of pushing for it to become permanent.
Biden's stimulus is sending checks to American parents for a year, which should cut child poverty in half. Now 41 Senate Democrats say it's too short.
NJ Sen. Cory Booker called out the NCAA for profiting off of - while not paying - student athletes during an appearance on HBO's Real Sports Podcast.
For over a century, Black farmers faced discrimination from the US Department of Agriculture and were largely excluded from federal loans and farm improvement initiatives.
Unpaid internships have recently come under fire. New legislation from Sens. Cory Booker and Tim Scott would make State Department ones paid.
Merrick Garland emphatically stated Monday that the US does not have equal justice under the law. Sen. Cory Booker asked Garland if systemic racism influences outcomes in criminal justice. “Senator, there is no question to me that there is disparate treatment in our justice system.” Visit the Business section of […]
"Sadly, it's plain to me that it does not," Garland said when asked by Sen. Cory Booker if the US truly has equal justice under the law.
Democrats reintroduced a plan to create $US1,000 savings accounts for every newborn in America. At 18, people could tap into the accounts to use for things like buying a home or starting a business. Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Ayanna Pressley want the plan to be part of Biden’s stimulus […]
A 25-year-old Republican congressional candidate in North Carolina attacked a journalist over his work for Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey. Madison Cawthorn, who would be the youngest member of Congress if elected, went after journalist Tom Fiedler, who has covered Cawthorn’s campaign for a nonprofit website. “He quit […]
Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, declined to say whether all presidents should commit to a peaceful transfer of power during her confirmation hearing on Tuesday. Barrett also would not comment on whether a president can pardon themself for crimes against the US. Trump has refused to […]
Democratic senators from the Judiciary Committee sent a stern letter to Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, warning not to proceed with the Supreme Court nomination hearing next week for Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Graham recently refused to take a coronavirus test. “No plausible public health or scientific rationale […]
Facebook’s commerce policy prohibits private individuals selling guns, ammunition, and explosives on the platform. But sellers have found a new workaround, according to The Wall Street Journal: disguising listings for firearms by selling them as “stickers” and then offering guns to prospective buyers via direct message. Facebook Marketplace, where users […]
Esther Salas, a US federal judge, released a video on Monday concerning the July 19 killing of her son. “Two weeks ago, my life as I knew it changed in an instant, and my family will never be the same,” Salas said. Salas called for federal judges to enjoy greater […]
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has run an ultrasecretive summit in Montana for a handful of executives, politicians, and celebrities since at least 2012, the Tech Transparency Project reported Monday. The event has been hosted every summer at the Yellowstone Club and included guests such as Lady Gaga, Sen. Cory […]
President Donald Trump’s erratic responses to protests over the death of George Floyd have only worsened the situation, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker said Sunday. Bottoms appeared Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” where she said Trump should “just stop talking” as the […]