WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – With a partial shutdown of the U.S. government just three days away, the Democratic-controlled Senate is expected to take a procedural vote on Thursday on a bipartisan short term spending measure that has already been rejected by Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

Republicans who hold a majority in the U.S. House and whose infighting is risking a federal government shutdown by week’s end sought to focus attention Tuesday on a frequent target, Chicago crime and Democratic criminal justice policies, in a field hearing of the House Judiciary Committee. The hearing at the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police […]

CNN  —  President Joe Biden and his top aides at the White House plan to hammer away at a blunt message as the US government inches closer to a shutdown this week: A handful of extremist Republicans are . . .

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[1/4]U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland and attendees in the room hold their hands over their hearts for the U.S. Pledge of Allegiance before the Attorney General begins his testimony in a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice,” on Capitol Hill in

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