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The Senate on Thursday blocked a bill that would have stripped senior military commanders of their authority to prosecute rapes and other serious offenses, capping an emotional, nearly yearlong fight over how best to curb sexual assault in the ranks.
Rhode Island's senior U.S. senator has filed legislation that would extend emergency unemployment benefits for six months, retroactive to when the program expired last year.
The four members of the Rhode Island congressional delegations are set to speak at a breakfast forum organized by a state Jewish organization.
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and Rhode Island officials are preparing to launch an education program for parents and educators that they hope will help children prepare for school in Providence.
Senate Republicans filibustered the latest effort Thursday to extend federal unemployment benefits, but Democrats fell just one vote shy of winning, leaving them optimistic they will eventually be able to overcome the blockade.
Even as Democrats this week are pushing for another extension of benefits for the nation's long-term unemployed, a new economic forecast suggests that the jobless rate could remain high for several more years — raising the prospect that the government will have to keep paying out those benefits for longer than many anticipated.
Sen. Jack Reed, Rhode Island Democrat, said Tuesday that the Senate will vote on a three-month, paid-for extension to long-term unemployment benefits sometime this week.
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed on Saturday called on Congress to do a better job of making student loans affordable after a report showed the federal government earned an estimated $66 billion in profits from student loans originated between 2007 and 2012.
Three years after an assassination attempt on then-Rep. Gabrielle Gifford brought members of Congress together, fewer lawmakers crossed the aisle Tuesday night, leaving the chamber once again a partisan seesaw.