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America's power grid is old and stressed. The main problem: It takes way too long to build towering high-voltage power lines that carry electricity across state lines and to hook up new power to the grid. AdvertisementBut upgrading the power grid gets bogged down by several issues. A new rule issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission this month is aimed at tackling some of the problems. If the US doesn't invest in regional transmission lines, customers will pay the price in the form of congestion and more life-threatening outages.
Persons: Brett White, Larry Gasteiger, Allison Clements, West Virginia —, Jeffrey Shields, PJM, Shields, Manu Asthana's, Asthana, Mark Christie, Neil Chatterjee, Chatterjee, Christine Powell, Chuck Schumer, Gasteiger Organizations: Service, Business, Energy, Princeton University, Federal Energy Regulatory, Democrat, Sierra Club, Republican, Department of Energy, DOE, FERC, Earthjustice's Clean Energy, University of Chicago, wouldn't Locations: Pine, States, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Jersey, California
CNN —The Senate will vote Thursday on a border security bill that is dividing the Democratic caucus and failed earlier this year, exposing rifts within the party even as they try to shift the narrative on border security. Sources say those talks included reviving the stalled border security measure that initially failed after former President Donald Trump told GOP lawmakers to knock it down. “I will not vote for the bill coming to the Senate floor this week because it includes several provisions that will violate Americans’ shared values. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer acknowledged over the weekend that not every Democrat may vote for the bill in a letter to colleagues. They think we’re nuts.”But Republican Sen. James Lankford, a key negotiator on the border bill, said he’ll vote against the measure Thursday.
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FCC is considering AI rules for political ads
  + stars: | 2024-05-22 | by ( Brian Fung | ) edition.cnn.com   time to read: +3 min
Washington CNN —The Federal Communications Commission is taking initial steps toward new rules that could require political ads on TV and radio to include disclaimers about the use of artificial intelligence. Under the proposed rules, political advertisers on those mediums would have to make on-air disclosures if their ads contain AI-generated content. The FCC move seeks to fill a yawning gap in the regulation of artificial intelligence in political advertising. In March, a bipartisan proposal by Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski unveiled the AI Transparency in Elections Act, which could require AI disclaimers on political ads. Online platforms such as Meta have taken their own steps to address AI in political ads, requiring campaigns to disclose the use of deepfakes and banning the use of its in-house generative AI tools for political advertising.
Persons: Jessica Rosenworcel, ” Rosenworcel, I’ve, , , Minnesota Democratic Sen, Amy Klobuchar, Alaska Republican Sen, Lisa Murkowski, Chuck Schumer Organizations: Washington CNN, Federal Communications Commission, , FCC, Federal, FEC, Minnesota Democratic, Alaska Republican, Meta Locations: Alaska, New York
Democrats See Wins in Losing Votes
  + stars: | 2024-05-22 | by ( Carl Hulse | ) www.nytimes.com   time to read: 1 min
In losing big votes, Senator Chuck Schumer, the New York Democrat and majority leader, believes his party stands to win. Despite certain defeat, Mr. Schumer has scheduled a floor vote for Thursday on a bipartisan border security measure that collapsed almost as soon as it was made public in February, when Donald J. Trump torpedoed it as “lunacy” and “a gift to Democrats.”Mr. Schumer sees his maneuver as a way to remind voters upset about chaos at the southern border that it is Republicans who are blocking a solution, even after they reached a deal with Democrats that could solve the problem. He insists that the potential political benefits to Democratic candidates in tough races in Ohio, Montana and elsewhere are merely a bonus. “It’s good for the country,” Mr. Schumer said in an interview, about the legislation. “But obviously, look, if it has electoral consequences, so be it.”
Persons: Chuck Schumer, Schumer, Donald J, Trump, ” Mr, Mr, Organizations: New York Democrat, lunacy, Democratic Locations: Ohio , Montana
Senator Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York and the majority leader, plans next month to fast-track a Senate vote on a bill to protect access to contraception nationwide, the start of an election-year push to highlight Republicans’ record of opposing reproductive rights that voters view as at risk of being stripped away. The Right to Contraception Act is expected to be blocked in the closely divided Senate, where most Republicans are against it. But a vote on the bill is a crucial plank of Democrats’ strategy as they seek to protect their majority in the Senate, in part by forcing G.O.P. Access to contraception is a constitutional right regarded by many voters as possibly the next to go after the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. Glenn Youngkin, a Republican, vetoed legislation to protect access to contraception.
Persons: Chuck Schumer, Roe, Wade, Glenn Youngkin Organizations: Gov, Republican Locations: New York, Virginia
So it goes for Menendez, who is likely pleased to have his legal drama playing out in relative obscurity. More recently, Fetterman mocked the senator’s defense, which relies in part on pointing the finger of blame on Nadine Menendez, his wife. Republicans in Washington, as they’ve done during these first two weeks of the Menendez trial in New York, have been consistently deferential to the New Jersey Democrat. Rep. Andy Kim, a popular Democrat from South Jersey, is expected to win the nomination to succeed Menendez. Andrew Giuliani, pressed for a thought on the senator’s trial or the allegations against him, shrugged.
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Senator Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York and the majority leader, plans to push forward this week with a second vote on a bipartisan border enforcement bill that Senate Republicans killed earlier this year at the urging of former President Donald J. Trump. The measure is almost certain to be blocked again, but Democrats hope to use the failed vote to sharpen an election-year contrast with the G.O.P. on a critical issue that polls show is a major potential liability for President Biden and their candidates. Democrats will aim to neutralize the issue by showing voters that they and Mr. Biden have tried to get migration at the U.S. border with Mexico under control, but have been thwarted repeatedly by Republicans following the lead of Mr. Trump. “On cue, many of our Republican colleagues abruptly reversed course on their prior support, announcing their newfound opposition to the bipartisan proposal.”
Persons: Chuck Schumer, Donald J, Trump, Biden, , Mr, Schumer, Organizations: Republicans, Republican Locations: New York, U.S, Mexico
Germany, a full-time bus driver and full-time pastor, knows how important this church is to its community. And now, it seems there’s another critical expense, though one this small church hardly could afford: security. Now, Germany wants to hire security experts to assess his church’s vulnerability and see how they can secure it. Pastor Glenn Germany in an undated image in his church in Pennsylvania. And it’s really dangerous.”In Tennessee, Lori Morrison has long been talking about the importance of church security, on both her website and her podcast.
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The House on Thursday passed a bill that would rebuke President Biden for pausing an arms shipment to Israel and compel his administration to quickly deliver those weapons, in a largely symbolic vote engineered by the G.O.P. to spotlight the left’s divisions over Israel’s conduct of its offensive against Hamas. White House officials said the president would veto it, and Senator Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York and the majority leader, said it was “not going anywhere” in the Senate. But it had its intended effect of splintering Democrats: 16 of them joined Republicans in favor of legislation that condemned their own president’s administration. The bill effectively forced Democrats to choose between a vote that would show unequivocal backing for Israel but embarrass Mr. Biden, and one that Republicans portrayed as anti-Israel.
Persons: Biden, Chuck Schumer, , Mr Organizations: Hamas, White Locations: Israel, New York
A bipartisan Senate group is calling for $32 billion in annual federal AI spending. The group wants to ensure the US stays ahead of China — which is also spending big on AI. Group leader Sen. Chuck Schumer said the money will "cement America's dominance in AI." AdvertisementA bipartisan group of US Senators wants to spend billions of dollars on a game plan to dominate artificial intelligence. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and three other senators who assembled an AI Working Group released their initial report on Wednesday.
Persons: Sen, Chuck Schumer, , It's Organizations: Senate, Service, US, Business Locations: China
Read previewRep. David Trone, one of the wealthiest members of Congress, spent over $60 million of his own fortune to try to win a Democratic Senate primary. With nearly 40% of all votes in, Prince George's County Executive Angela Alsobrooks is projected to have defeated Trone in Maryland's Democratic US Senate primary, according to Decision Desk HQ. Schumer can't afford to lose the Senate seat if he wants to keep the party's slim majority in the chamber. Related storiesAnd Alsobrooks — who was endorsed by Maryland Democratic heavy hitters including Gov. Republicans see Montana and Ohio as their top Democratic Senate targets this year, while also looking to compete in Arizona, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.
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A bipartisan group of senators released a long-awaited legislative plan for artificial intelligence on Wednesday, calling for billions in funding to propel American leadership in the technology while offering few details on regulations to address its risks. Innovation in Artificial Intelligence,” the Senate leader, Chuck Schumer, and three colleagues called for spending $32 billion annually by 2026 for government and private-sector research and development of the technology. But they said congressional committees and agencies should come up with regulations on A.I., including protections against health and financial discrimination, the elimination of jobs, and copyright violations caused by the technology. “It’s very hard to do regulations because A.I. is changing too quickly,” Mr. Schumer, a New York Democrat, said in an interview.
Persons: Chuck Schumer, ” Mr, Schumer, , Organizations: Intelligence, New, New York Democrat Locations: New York
It also instructs multiple Senate committees to come up with guardrails for AI to address some of its biggest risks, such as AI-enabled discrimination, job displacement and election interference. “Harnessing the potential of AI demands an all-hands-on-deck approach and that’s exactly what our bipartisan AI working group has been leading,” Schumer said Wednesday. “This roadmap represents the most comprehensive and impactful bipartisan recommendations on artificial intelligence ever issued by the legislative branch,” Young said Wednesday. Schumer has described regulating artificial intelligence as a challenge for Congress unlike any other, vowing a swift timeline measured in months, not years. But policy analysts, and some congressional aides, doubt whether Congress can pass significant legislation regulating AI in an election year.
Persons: Chuck Schumer, Schumer, ” Schumer, New Mexico Democratic Sen, Martin Heinrich, Republican Sens, Mike Rounds, Todd Young, ” Young, Organizations: CNN, European Union, National Security, Artificial Intelligence, New, New Mexico Democratic, Republican, South, Todd Young of Indiana, EU Locations: New York, New Mexico, South Dakota
Republican Mark Christie opposed the rule, dismissing it as a gift to solar and wind power operators. Many power companies and Republican-led states don't want to spend money on new transmission lines or upgrades for renewable energy, creating conflicts with Democratic states that have ambitious clean-energy goals. The rule is intended to streamline how power lines are sited and how costs are shared between states. It could accelerate construction of new transmission lines for wind, solar and other renewable power and add huge amounts of clean energy to the grid. The new rule "will improve regional transmission planning, break down barriers to grid buildout and support the delivery of more affordable and reliable power,″ Zaidi said.
Persons: Joe Biden's, Willie Phillips, Allison Clements, Republican Mark Christie, Phillips, Christie, , Biden, Ali Zaidi, ″ Zaidi, Clements, Heather O'Neill, Chuck Schumer, Schumer Organizations: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Democratic, Republican, Energy Department, FERC, Advanced Energy Locations: Washington, U.S
By late July, 17 air traffic controllers will be expected to trade in their headsets, walk out of their aging workplace on Long Island and report to a new office in Philadelphia, part of a plan to address a long-running problem with recruiting enough controllers to manage the skies around New York. Despite the hefty incentives they have been offered to go along, the workers — unwilling to uproot themselves and their families — are balking at the move, and some powerful members of Congress are helping them fight back. In a blistering letter sent to the Federal Aviation Administration last week, a group of New York lawmakers, including Senator Chuck Schumer, a Democrat and the majority leader, demanded that the agency abandon plans to force the employees’ relocation this summer. The move places undue hardship on those workers, legislators argued. The “forced reassignments” by the F.A.A., Mr. Schumer and his colleagues wrote, are “both confusing and outrageous.” The controllers say their family lives would be disrupted, citing new marriages, disabled children and elderly parents they care for.
Persons: Chuck Schumer, reassignments ”, Schumer Organizations: Federal Aviation Administration, Democrat Locations: Long, Philadelphia, New York
By December, he was standing with hunger strikers outside the White House, upping his criticism of the actions in Gaza. Shelley Mayer, a state senator whose district largely overlaps with the congressional district, initially backed Bowman. New York state Sen. Shelley Mayer at a state Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in April 2023, in Albany. Explaining how his response to the Israel-Hamas war fits his district, Bowman cited a poll conducted by his campaign that he claimed showed an overwhelming majority in his district support a permanent ceasefire. The Democratic Majority for Israel (DMFI) has endorsed Latimer and is expecting to spend to boost him.
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The Senate is racing against a Friday deadline to pass legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration at a moment of intense uncertainty and disruption in the air travel system, but a host of policy disputes and unrelated issues are threatening to prolong the debate. As one of the few remaining bills considered a must-pass item this year, the F.A.A. package has become a magnet for dozens of amendments and policy riders that lawmakers are fighting for a vote on, which has slowed its progress in the Senate. and another $738 million to the National Transportation Safety Board for airport modernization, technology programs and safety. It also would bolster the hiring and training of air traffic controllers, codify airlines’ refund obligations to passengers and strengthen protections for passengers with disabilities.
Persons: Chuck Schumer, Organizations: Federal Aviation Administration, Senate, National Transportation Safety Board Locations: New York
I love “Seinfeld.” As for the actual comedian Jerry Seinfeld, however it’s…complicated. In most of his activities outside his eponymous classic sitcom (1989-1998), Seinfeld bemuses more than amuses me. This ambivalence only obliquely affects my opinion of “Unfrosted,” Seinfeld’s recently-released feature-length Netflix comedy. Still, I’ve always had the disquieting sense of Seinfeld somehow always Getting Away With Something when he pulls off this suave, impeccably creased act. Seinfeld isn’t about unsettling his viewers and I’m in no way suggesting he should be.
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House Speaker Mike Johnson might start cracking down on Republicans who defy him. MTG, who's forcing a vote to try to oust Johnson this week, doesn't seem to mind. AdvertisementRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is daring House Speaker Mike Johnson to kick her off of her committees again. Speaker Mike Johnson is talking about kicking Republican members off of committees if we vote against his rules/bills. Related storiesA person familiar with Johnson's remarks told Business Insider that they were hypothetical and referred to changes that House Republicans may make under the next Congress, rather than in the immediate future.
Persons: Mike Johnson, Johnson, , Marjorie Taylor Greene, Chuck Schumer, Biden’s, It’s, Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸 ( Organizations: Service, Georgia Republican, Republican, Republicans
Biden faces widening partisan split over Israel
  + stars: | 2024-05-06 | by ( Ronald Brownstein | ) edition.cnn.com   time to read: +17 min
CNN —President Joe Biden is facing more critical moments this week that will test his fraught relationship with his base over Israel’s war in Gaza and potentially widen the partisan split about the Jewish state that has been building for years. Against this backdrop, partisan polarization about Israel among American voters was already widening years before the brutal Hamas attack last October and the devastating Israeli response it triggered. An array of polls this spring show how the war in Gaza has hardened this partisan split. Nearly half of Democrats, but only a little over one-fifth of Republicans in the CBS poll, said the US should pressure Israel to stop the fighting. “Biden has a Democratic caucus that is putting a lot of faith in this process,” she said.
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Nicole Brown Simpson's family is collaborating with Lifetime to create a new docuseries. The series aims to provide Brown Simpson's own narrative in one of history's most notorious crimes. Lifetime announced Thursday that "The Life and Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson" will premiere on the network on June 1 in a two-night event. After Simpson's death, Brown said her family has been dedicated to the cause of domestic violence in many arenas. "Nicole endured incredible pain, and through that pain, she was able to protect her children.
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The comedian and his wife, Jessica Seinfeld, have spoken about their children many times over the years. Most recently, the whole family attended the Los Angeles premiere of "Unfrosted," Seinfeld's feature film directorial debut. Sascha Betty Seinfeld, 23, is the eldest childSascha Seinfeld and Jerry Seinfeld attend the "Daughters" premiere during the 2024 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Julian Kal Seinfeld, 21, is the middle siblingFrom left: Julian Seinfeld, Jessica Seinfeld, Shephed Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld, and Sascha Seinfeld at the "Unfrosted" premiere at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles on April 30, 2024. Shepherd Kellen Seinfeld, 18, is the couple's youngest childFrom left: Julian Seinfeld, Jessica Seinfeld, Shephed Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld, and Sascha Seinfeld at the "Unfrosted" premiere at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles on April 30, 2024.
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CNN —Jay Leno and his wife Mavis were full of smiles Tuesday as they supported some of Leno’s comedic colleagues. The couple attended the Los Angeles red carpet premiere for “Unfrosted,” a comedy about the origin of Pop-Tarts, which is the directorial debut of comedian Jerry Seinfeld. Leno, who recently celebrated his 74th birthday, has been granted conservertorship over his wife’s estate as she lives with advanced dementia. “I am so sick of these hard hitting controversial documentaries,” Leno joked to Seinfeld as his wife Mavis Leno laughed. “Can’t somebody just make a comedy anymore?”Seinfeld noted that he and Leno have been friends since 1978 and Leno said he was “very proud” of Seinfeld.
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CNN —Former President Donald Trump, in an interview published Tuesday, called for the first time for Russia to release Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, who has been detained for more than a year. “The reporter should be released and he will be released,” Trump told Time magazine when asked about Gershkovich. “I don’t know if he’s going to be released under (President Joe) Biden. In contrast with Trump, the Biden administration’s condemnation over Gershkovich’s detainment has been swift. Why the silence, sir?”The Biden administration’s efforts to secure Gershkovich’s release have not yet yielded results.
Persons: Donald Trump, Evan Gershkovich, ” Trump, Joe, Biden, ” Gershkovich, Trump, Vladimir Putin, Gershkovich, , , Sens, Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer, Paul Whelan Organizations: CNN, Time, Street, White, ’ Association, US State Department, Locations: Russia, Russian, Yekaterinburg, Moscow’s
Barbra Streisand asked Melissa McCarthy on Instagram whether she used Ozempic. Stars including Amy Schumer and Chelsea Handler have been open about using the buzzy weight loss drug. AdvertisementBarbra Streisand asked Melissa McCarthy if she used Ozempic to lose weight on Instagram, sparking a backlash from fans. While many fans praised the pastel green outfit McCarthy wore at the event, Streisand made a surprising remark about her weight loss. Celebrities including Elon Musk, Amy Schumer, and Chelsea Handler have all been open about using such weight loss drugs to slim down.
Persons: Barbra Streisand, Melissa McCarthy, Amy Schumer, Chelsea Handler, , McCarthy, Adam Shankman, Matthew Bourne, Streisand, , b0eNUtm7xK, Barbara, Ozempic, Elon Musk, Jimmy Kimmel's, wasn't Organizations: Service, Center Theatre, Business, Celebrities, Hollywood Locations: Los Angeles
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