Toomey is offering an amendment to the defense authorization bill.
The nation’s first black president is encountering the limits of his power.
Sen. Blunt says conversation over police militarization was "fact-free."
Racial tensions in Ferguson and the events in Selma, Ala., headline the week's shows.
Holder said the findings of a new report explained why the town erupted in protests.
He called for reforms to the criminal justice system.
Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said he was moved by the depiction of the 1965 voting...
“It’s a tough balance,” said Princeton political historian Julian Zelizer.
"People are concerned about ... how these cases are reviewed," said the panel chief.
Tens of thousands called on Congress to stop excessive use of police force.
Rep. Cleaver said the cameras would "increase transparency."
Walkout comes as both chambers attempt to pass a spending measure to avoid another shutdown.
Democrats from Missouri are offering the legislation.
"The path of violence does not lead to justice."
The officers were apparently targeted during protests following police chief's resignation.
The mayor said one officer was fired and two were placed on leave.
The report could be released as early as Wednesday.
The legislation comes in light of high-profile deaths of African-American men in Ferguson, Mo. and...
Antonio Martin is the third black teenager killed in St. Louis area since Michael Brown's death.
Sixty-nine percent of voters favored Congress tackling legislation dealing with immigration.
Rep. Steve Cohen's (D-Tenn.) bill would require DOJ stats on "excessive force" cases.
Thousands of demonstrators are expected to converge on the Capitol Saturday.
President said the league was "winging it" handling domestic violence cases.
The president partially thanks his policies — including his signature healthcare law.