WATCH: Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) says Senate Democrats “absolutely [feel] a sense of urgency” to pass voting rights legislation, as Pres. Biden's agenda remains in limbo.
@SenAlexPadilla: “I’m not worried about November 2022 because we have to get through 2022 first.”pic.twitter.com/sCS0BQXQWe
JUST IN: Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 17 counts of murder and 17 counts of attempted murder in 2018 Parkland school shooting.https://nbcnews.to/3m0cqt8
JUST IN: White House rolls out plan to vaccinate kids ages 5 to 11.https://nbcnews.to/3jkcBgU
ICYMI: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen tells Stephanie Ruhle "climate change is very high on my list" for the reconciliation bill.
@SRuhle: "I was surprised that she put climate first."pic.twitter.com/tfLWBWwsbg
Republicans stand by Trump as he continues to push 2020 election falsehoods The Washington Post's Robert Costa discusses Republicans staying mostly silent on former President Trump pushing 2020 election falsehoods. https://nbcnews.to/3lXdjT4 pic.twitter.com/3a8IjXtBJ9
UPDATE: NEW: A spokesperson for Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska says that it was residences in Washington D.C. and New York City that were searched today in what the spokesperson asserts is a case tied to U.S. sanctions.
WATCH: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen tells Stephanie Ruhle "climate change is very high on my list" for the reconciliation bill.
@SRuhle: "I was surprised that she put climate first."pic.twitter.com/2RIvtJ34iU
WATCH: GOP stands by Trump as he pushes 2020 election lies.
Sen. Cramer: "No it doesn't concern me."
@costareports: GOP "can have their opinion, but the facts are very clear. Trump was intimately involved with planning the effort ... to block Biden's certification."pic.twitter.com/YWtgVUjmlF
WATCH: Trump sues House Jan. 6 committee in an attempt to block release of documents and "run out the clock" on their probe.
@chucktodd: "Delay tactics are Trump's lone go-to move. It's what he does."pic.twitter.com/Nz49o22DW9
@NBCNews' @chucktodd will moderate the closing session of the @MilkenInstitute 2021 Global Conference -- a live one-on-one sit down with California Gov. @GavinNewsom.
Tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. PThttps://milkeninstitute.org/video/gavin-newsom-governor-california …
Sanders dominated the youth vote promising Medicare for All and lost seniors badly. Yet the politics of reconciliation are reversed: The left is pushing benefits for seniors, the middle is more focused on the poor and uninsured. I went into why a bit: https://nbcnews.to/3G1wwuP pic.twitter.com/jIfIwEc3kr
EXCLUSIVE STORY: The FBI is conducting a "court authorized search" of Russian Oligarch and billionaire Oleg Deripaska, himself no stranger to the FBI's radar.
Reported w/ Mike Kosnar &