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    President Joe Biden made brief comments about hate crimes against Asian-Americans during his press conference with South Korean president Moon Jae-in Friday, a day after he signed the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act into law. “Yesterday I had the honor of signing into law the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act, to help Americans of Asian descent from having to live in fear...
    As crimes against Asian Americans increase nationwide, politicians and others are coming together to spread awareness of the importance of protecting the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Speaking at the first AAPI Victory Alliance Unity Summit Wednesday, Vice President Kamala Harris noted the importance of the AAPI community and its contributions to the country and electoral process. She...
    President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday addressing the reported increase in hate crimes, particularly against Asian Americans, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Biden thanked a bipartisan group of lawmakers during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House for coming together to pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act. The president added that standing against hatred and racism, which he called...
    Emphasizing that "we are committed to stop the hatred and the bias," President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law a bipartisan bill that would speed the review of hate crimes and make it easier to aid in their reporting. The president spoke before signing the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, a measure that overwhelming passed both houses of Congress and...
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    President Joe Biden slammed the 'ugly poison' of racism that's 'plagued' the United States and then signed the anti-Asian hate crime bill at the White House Thursday.  He called the bipartisan passage of the legislation 'maybe the first break, the first significant break, in a moment in our history that has to be turned around.'     And looked delighted when he...
    WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden signed a bill into law on Thursday that's aimed at countering a rise in anti-Asian hate crimes that's come during the coronavirus pandemic.Biden has previously urged Congress to pass the legislation, called the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act. The bill will create a new position at the Justice Department to expedite review of potential Covid-19-related hate...
    WASHINGTON -- Congress approved legislation Tuesday intended to curtail a striking rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, sending President Joe Biden a bipartisan denunciation of the spate of brutal attacks that have proliferated during coronavirus pandemic.The bill, which the House passed on a 364-62 vote, will expedite the review of hate crimes at the Justice Department...
    WASHINGTON -- Congress approved legislation Tuesday intended to curtail a striking rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, sending President Joe Biden a bipartisan denunciation of the spate of brutal attacks that have proliferated during coronavirus pandemic.The bill, which the House passed on a 364-62 vote, will expedite the review of hate crimes at the Justice Department...
    (CNN)President Joe Biden is scheduled to sign a bill into law on Thursday that's aimed at countering a rise in anti-Asian hate crimes that's come during the coronavirus pandemic. Biden has previously urged Congress to pass the legislation, called the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act. The bill will create a new position at the Justice Department to expedite review of potential...
    Washington (CNN)When the House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved legislation intended to counter a rise in anti-Asian hate crimes amid the coronavirus pandemic, 62 GOP members voted against the measure, which was also opposed by one Republican senator when it cleared that chamber last month. The bill, which is likely to be signed by President Joe Biden, would create a new...
    Washington — President Biden on Thursday will sign legislation passed with overwhelming bipartisan support that aims to combat the spike in hate crimes against Asian Americans that proliferated during the coronavirus pandemic. The measure, spearheaded by Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Congresswoman Grace Meng of New York, was approved by the House on Tuesday by a vote of...
    Congress approved legislation Tuesday intended to curtail a striking rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, sending President Joe Biden a bipartisan denunciation of the spate of brutal attacks that have proliferated during coronavirus pandemic. The bill, which the House passed on a 364-62 vote, will expedite the review of hate crimes at the Justice Department and...
    The House of Representatives passed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, but 62 members of Congress — all Republicans — voted against a measure aimed at bias crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during the coronavirus pandemic. The bill summary lays out a series of actions aimed at improving tracking and reporting of hate crimes, and raising awareness around Covid-related...
                       
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress approved legislation Tuesday intended to curtail a striking rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, sending President Joe Biden a bipartisan denunciation of the spate of brutal attacks that have proliferated during coronavirus pandemic. The bill, which the House passed on a 364-62 vote, will expedite the review of hate crimes at the...
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    The House passed an anti-discrimination bill to address the rise in hate crimes against Asians on Tuesday afternoon, with a bipartisan vote of 364 for the bill and 62 against.  With the Senate passing the bill last month with just one down vote, from Republican Sen. Josh Hawley, the legislation now heads to President Joe Biden's desk, where he's expected to...
    By Brian Slodysko | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Congress approved legislation Tuesday intended to curtail a striking rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, sending President Joe Biden a bipartisan denunciation of the spate of brutal attacks that have proliferated during coronavirus pandemic. The bill, which the House passed on a 364-62 vote, will expedite the...
    The House passed by a wide bipartisan margin legislation to combat hate crimes across the country, a measure sparked by a sharp rise in attacks against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders since the coronavirus pandemic began. The 364-62 vote comes just weeks after the Senate passed the same legislation and sends it to President Joe Biden, who called for speedy action...
    The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act Tuesday, clearing Congress with bipartisan support. The bill, which was introduced by New York Democratic Rep. Grace Meng and Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono, passed 364 to 62, above the two-thirds majority required. It passed the Senate 92-6 in April, and now heads to President Joe Biden’s desk to...
    Washington — The House will vote on a bill Tuesday to address the rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act was overwhelmingly approved last month by the Senate by a vote of 94 to 1. The legislation would direct the Justice Department to expedite the review of hate crime incidents and...
    U.S. Representative Grace Meng (D-NY) speaks at a news conference in the United States Capitol about the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, in Washington, May 18, 2021.Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters The House plans to pass a bill Tuesday that aims to stem a spike in hate crimes against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. Approval will send the measure to President...
    (CNN)The House is expected to vote Tuesday on legislation intended to counter a rise in anti-Asian hate crimes amid the coronavirus pandemic.The legislation, known as the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, was introduced by Democratic Rep. Grace Meng of New York and Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii. It passed the Senate by an overwhelming vote of 94-1 last month. President...
    The House is poised to pass a Senate bill that would direct the Justice Department to expedite the review of coronavirus-related hate crimes as cities experience an uptick in crimes targeting Asian Americans. The Democratic-controlled House is expected to vote on the bill Tuesday, which will hit President Joe Biden's desk for signature upon passage. The bill, which Sen. Mazie...
    The House is set to vote this month on bills to ensure workplace protections for pregnant employees, reform debt collection practices and combat a rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic, Majority Leader Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by ExxonMobil - Trump moves to his own blog as Facebook ban remains in...
    Washington — The House will take up a bill aimed at addressing hate crimes against Asian Americans later this month, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced on Thursday. The Senate passed the legislation by an overwhelming and bipartisan majority last month. The legislation would supplement the federal government's efforts to address the recent rise in anti-Asian hate crimes during the coronavirus...
    A New York man is hospitalized in critical condition after he was the victim of what is thought to be an anti-Asian attack, USA Today reported.  The 61-year-old Chinese American man was attacked on Friday, New York City police said. The victim was collecting cans in East Harlem when the suspect attacked him from behind, knocked the him to the ground and and repeatedly stomped...
    U.S. President Joe Biden lauded the U.S. Senate Friday for overwhelmingly passing new legislation aimed at bolstering efforts to combat rising anti-Asian hate crimes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill would establish a new Justice Department position to expedite the review of COVID-19-related hate crimes and provide support for local law enforcement agencies to respond to anti-Asian hate violence. It...
    Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said he couldn't join with the rest of the Senate in approving an Asian hate crimes bill on Thursday because the legislation was too broad and could infringe on free speech. In a rare move of bipartisanship, the Senate on Thursday approved by a vote of 94-1 a coronavirus hate crimes bill designed to denounce the...
    Madison Summers April 23, 2021 0 Comments Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) was the lone wolf in voting against an anti-Asian hate crimes bill. The Missouri Republican was the only senator to vote no on the bill, “COVID–19 Hate Crimes Act,” on Thursday — five senators were absent. The bill passed in a 94-1 vote. It seeks to combat violence against Asian Americans...
    Reuters April 23, 2021 0 Comments A hate crimes bill to combat violence against Asian Americans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic passed the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly on Thursday, a rare bipartisan vote in the evenly divided chamber. The bill passed 94-1, with Missouri Senator Josh Hawley the only no vote. It must pass the House of Representatives,...
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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a bill that would help combat the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, a bipartisan denunciation of such violence during the coronavirus pandemic and a modest step toward legislating in a chamber where most of President Joe Biden’s agenda has stalled. The measure would expedite the review...
    Reuters April 22, 2021 0 Comments A hate crimes bill to combat violence against Asian Americans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic passed the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly on Thursday, a rare bipartisan vote in the evenly divided chamber. The bill passed 94-1, with Missouri Senator Josh Hawley the only no vote. It must pass the House of Representatives,...
    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly passed new legislation aimed at bolstering efforts to combat rising anti-Asian hate crimes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill would establish a new Justice Department position to expedite the review of COVID-19-related hate crimes and provide support for local law enforcement agencies to respond to anti-Asian hate violence. It also includes...
    GOP Sen. Josh Hawley was the only one to vote against anti-Asian hate crimes bill
    The US Senate passed a bill aimed at tracking anti-Asian hate crimes Thursday by an overwhelming majority of 94-1 — with Sen. Josh Hawley the lone “no” vote. The COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act would direct the Justice Department to expedite its review of anti-Asian racist harassment and attacks — which have spiked nationwide during the coronavirus pandemic — and...
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    The Senate passed an anti-discrimination bill to address the rise in hate crimes against Asians in the U.S. by wide, bipartisan margins Thursday afternoon.  Ninety-four senators voted for the measure, while there was only one no vote, from Missouri Republican Sen. Josh Hawley - who became nationally known earlier this year for his role in challenging Electoral College vote counts...
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