Senate Democrats block GOP policing bill, stalling efforts to change law enforcement practices Most Democratic senators said the bill fell far short of what was needed to change police tactics. Republicans said Democrats were simply looking to score political points. House Passes Sweeping Policing Bill Targeting Racial Bias and Use of ForceDemocrats’ legislation would institute significant changes to the rules that govern how police officers operate, but it is doomed in the Republican-led Senate. Democrats block 'empty' Republican police reform billDemocrats say Republican bill is a toothless response to police brutality and are backing rival bill expected to pass the House this week Senate GOP police bill hits roadblock as Democrats seek changesAmid ongoing protests over racial inequality, stalled legislation seen as a starting point in the broader debate over how best to change US policing practices Senate Democrats and Republicans clash over police reform bill voteDemocrats Schumer, Booker and Harris sent McConnell a letter urging him not to hold procedural vote this week on bill Senate Democrats block GOP police reform bill, throwing overhaul effort into fluxA Republican policing reform measure collapsed in the Senate on Wednesday when Democrats lined up to block it after criticizing the legislation as an inadequate response to nationwide calls for action to address police misconduct and racial injustice. US police reform bills unlikely to pass amid partisan divide despite calls for changeStandoff means it is less and less likely Congress will approve any police reform legislation before the November election US police reform on the brink as key Democrats deal a blow to Senate Republican proposal'This bill is not salvageable," Senators Harris, Booker, and Schumer say Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Rihanna and hundreds more sign letter to Congress endorsing policing actDemocrats’ bill ‘takes bold steps that will make a real, positive difference’ for police and their communities, stars write Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of voteWith no breakthrough in sight, the Senate appears to be headed toward an impasse on police reform. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned on the eve of Wednesday’s scheduled vote … Analysis | What went so wrong in the Senate’s failed attempt to pass a bill on policing reform?Assessing the flashpoints that have led to failure so many times before on big pieces of legislation in Congress.