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Senate Democrats cautious on killing the filibuster

Former President Barack Obama urged Senate Democrats last week to eliminate the filibuster, which he called a 'Jim Crow' relic.But several Democrats told Insider they would not vote to end the old rule that they view as an important check on the majority's power. Nixing the filibuster would reduce the Senate to a 'glorified' version…

How Democrats idea to search out a replacement for John Lewis on November’s pollby Monday

Georgia Rep. John Lewis died on Friday at the age of 80, leaving his longtime seat in the US House of Representatives vacant.Lewis was up for re-election in November, and now Democrats have to find a replacement on the ballot.Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has 10 days to declare a date for a special election to…

Democrats, Trump disagree on forming a coronavirus price

Ralph Morse/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images; Porter Gifford/Corbis/Getty Images; Chris Graythen/Getty Images; Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images; Hollis Johnson/Business Insider This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. There's a brewing debate inside the Trump administration and in Congress over whether a bipartisan, independent commission should be established to…

California Democrats in crimson meat up of renaming John Wayne Airport argue actor mustn’t have defended Floyd

Two California Democrats in Orange County who called for the John Wayne Airport to be renamed are speaking out after the late American icon’s son, Ethan Wayne, came to his defense on Monday.Fred Smoller and Dr. Michael Moodian are two of the three politicians in Orange County, Calif., whose names are listed on the resolution that…

Home Democrats quiz mammoth financial institution CEOs repeat paperwork about dinky industry loans in coronavirus bailout

Jamie Dimon, CEO, JP Morgan Chase, speaking at the Business Roundtable CEO Innovation Summit, December 6, 2018.Janhvi Bhojwani | CNBCHouse Democrats on Monday wrote to the chief executives of some of the country's largest banks demanding they disclose documents pertaining to their handling of the federal government's small business bailout loan program. In letters to the…

Democrats push for payroll subsidies, even for laid off workers

Democrats in the House and Senate are pushing for payroll subsidies to keep paychecks flowing amid increasing unemployment.Efforts led by Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Sen. Bernie Sanders aim to subsidize salary and benefits of up to $90,000 per worker.The bills also include a provision to rehire workers who were laid off.Visit Business Insider's homepage for…

Home Democrats involving handed a $3 trillion coronavirus stimulus

House Democrats passed the HEROES Act Friday, but it's not expected to be taken up in the GOP-controlled Senate. Without more funding for states, police officers, teachers, and firefighters will face layoffs, Democrats have warned. The CARES Act contains another round of $1,200 stimulus checks and would give essential workers a $25,000 pay boost.Senate Republicans say it's…

Apartment Democrats propose one other stimulus test in new relief invoice

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Talking Level: What Are You Taking half in This Weekend? (August 15th)

Yet another week has been and gone, and this one brought the anniversary of the Paper Mario series, stories of legendary industry figures smoking in the dark recesses of the office, yet more pleasant words about Nintendo from Xbox's boss, and--surely the biggest story of the week--the mysterious disappearance of Mario's nipples. Members of Nintendo…

Yep, The Change Has Now Outsold The NES

Wii is still out in front by Liam Doolan 7 hours ago We ran a story earlier this month about how worldwide sales of the Nintendo Switch were in line with the mighty NES (as of 30th June) - with both sitting at 61 million. At the time, all we could go off was Nintendo's…

Pleasing iPhone 12 video exhibits off the 2d cloak cloak we with out a doubt desire

Home News iPhone (Image credit: Furkan Kasap/YouTube) The official iPhone 12 reveal is right around the corner, and while we have a pretty good idea of what the new iPhone might look like, it's always fun to fantasize. That's been the case with the cavalcade of concept videos we've seen as of late, each exploring…