Claudia Grisales

Claudia Grisales appears in the following:

In A Blow To Democrats, Senate Official Blocks Immigration Reform In Budget Bill

Sunday, September 19, 2021

The Senate parliamentarian said including a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants was beyond the scope of the process Democrats are using to pass key legislation without GOP votes.


The Capitol Will Face Its Biggest Security Test Since Jan. 6 On Saturday

Thursday, September 16, 2021

A demonstration is planned in support of defendants charged after a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol. The FBI says there's no specific threat, but security officials say they're ready no matter what.


Senate Democrats Offer A New Voting Bill, But A GOP Filibuster Likely Blocks The Way

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Democrats have a deal on revised voting rights legislation, but a major roadblock remains in the evenly divided chamber with Republicans ready to halt the bill's progress.


Capitol Police Are Upping Security Ahead Of A Rally In Support Of The Jan. 6 Rioters

Monday, September 13, 2021

Congressional leaders and top security officials say the U.S. Capitol will be well-prepared for a far-right rally expected for the area this Saturday.


Jan. 6 Panel Hits 1st Major Mile Marker In Investigation Into Capitol Riot

Thursday, September 09, 2021

Thursday marks the first of a series of deadlines for federal agencies and social media companies to turn over records to the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.


2 Bipartisan Senators Demand That Biden Protect Afghan Journalists

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

Democrat Amy Klobuchar and Republican Mitt Romney issued a new call for Biden officials to protect Afghan journalists. Last month, the pair requested safe evacuation for those who wanted to leave.


House Panel Investigating The Capitol Attack Orders 35 Companies To Preserve Records

Monday, August 30, 2021

The Democratic-led committee is targeting the communication records of individuals who've been charged with crimes related to the attack, and those who participated in a rally preceding the riot.


Jan. 6 Select Committee Probe Expands To Trump And Top Officials In A Wave Of Demands

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol issued a wave of record requests to eight federal agencies, including any communications by Rudy Giuliani and Ivanka Trump.


Democrats Are Trying To Use $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill To Pass Immigration Reform

Monday, August 09, 2021

Democrats hope to pass immigration reform through budget reconciliation, but it's unclear if the rules will permit them to do that.


$1T Infrastructure Bill Advances In The Senate

Saturday, August 07, 2021

A roughly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill cleared a key hurdle in the Senate, paving the way for final Senate consideration and a looming showdown with progressive Democrats in the House.


Senate Unanimously Votes To Award Congressional Gold Medal To Jan. 6 Officers

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

"I cannot imagine more worthy recipients than the men and women who put their lives on the line to defend this temple of democracy," Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says.


The $1 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Is In. Next Up: Amendments And Votes

Sunday, August 01, 2021

The over 2,700-page bipartisan bill, finalized Sunday night, includes money for roads, transit systems and high-speed internet access. It's the first phase of President Biden's infrastructure plan.


Congress Approves $2.1 Billion Emergency Funding Bill For Capitol Police

Thursday, July 29, 2021

With possible furloughs weeks away, the House and Senate passed a funding bill for the Capitol Police. It also has money for Afghan refugees who face danger with the U.S. military leaving the country.


All But 5% Of U.S. Capitol Sculptures Are Of Men. Some Senators Want To Change That

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar and a group of bipartisan lawmakers are unveiling legislation to ramp up art featuring women at the U.S. Capitol.


Police Are The First To Testify At Jan. 6 House Select Committee Hearing

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

A House select committee on Tuesday holds its first public hearing into the Jan, 6 insurrection, with testimony from four police officers who defended the U.S. Capitol from rioters.


New Capitol Police Chief Defends The Agency In The Wake Of The Jan. 6 Riot

Friday, July 23, 2021

The new chief, Tom Manger, said the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection should not define the department and that necessary changes to its procedures have been made in the months since.


Senate Panel Greenlights Military Justice Reform Bill After Years-Long Push

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., scored a major victory with her years-long effort to transform how major criminal cases are handled for service members. But hurdles remain.


House Panel To Probe Capitol Riot And What's Next For Infrastructure Bill?

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Only one Republican will serve on a House committee charged with investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. And, the Senate had its first test vote on the bipartisan infrastructure package.


Nancy Pelosi Rejects 2 GOP Picks For Jan. 6 Inquiry Committee

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has rejected two of House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy's nominations to serve on the select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.


Sen. Warner Navigates Bipartisan Talks For Infrastructure And Spending Bills

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

For centrist Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, balancing two big negotiations — the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the Democrats' broader $3.5 trillion spending bill — is a challenge.