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US Senate Democrats Demand Republicans Pass Emergency Zika Funds

More than 40 U.S. Senate Democrats sent a letter Monday to Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, demanding immediate passage of $1.9 billion in emergency funds to fight the Zika virus. The Democratic lawmakers accuse Republicans of failing to act even after 800 Americans, including 89 pregnant women, have been infected. "It would be shortsighted and dangerous for Congress not to act quickly to give the administration the resources it needs to fully fight the ZIka virus and...

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