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Senate ditches dress code as Fetterman and others choose casual clothes

Sep. 18, 2023 21:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The stuffy Senate is now a bit less formal. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Monday that staff for the chamber’s Sergeant-at-Arms — the Senate's official clothes police — will no longer enforce a dress code on the Senate floor. The change comes after...

The Senate's bipartisan approach to government funding is putting pressure on a divided House

Sep. 16, 2023 10:53 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — On one side of the Capitol, two senators have steered the debate over government funding mostly clear of partisan fights, creating a path for bills to pass with bipartisan momentum. Steps away, on the House side of the building, things couldn’t be more...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Jul. 28, 2023 07:12 AM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media. July 26, 2023. Editorial: A long road to state police accountability The key is independence. The Connecticut state trooper ticketing scandal, which has attracted national attention, must be investigated thoroughly and independently. Anything...