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Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

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Senate Majority Leader McConnell says 'nobody wins a trade war' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that "nobody wins a trade war" but he hoped President Donald Trump's tactics in negotiations Ch...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and interne...
01:48, 06/12/2019

Mitch McConnell Says Russia Investigation Is ‘Case Closed.’ Senate Democrats Disagree (WASHINGTON) — Senate Democrats say Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is “afraid” of the findings from special counsel Robert Mueller ...
23:00, 05/07/2019

House blocks U.S. exit from Paris climate pact, but Mitch McConnell says it'll stall in Senate The Climate Action Now Act -- the first climate bill in nearly 10 years approved by the House Thursday -- "will go nowhere" in the Senate, Majority le...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Senate majority leader expects U.S. election security briefing U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected lawmakers to receive a briefing on election security, but did not provide deta...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Why Net Neutrality Advocates Remain Optimistic A member of Congress and an FCC commissioner urge supporters to keep up the pressure to restore net neutrality despite opposition in the Senate and Wh...
16:00, 06/01/2019

The Shifting Standards of Mitch McConnell Despite his blockade of an Obama Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year, the Senate majority leader is now definitive that he would pus...
00:48, 05/30/2019

Mitch McConnell Has Always Been Unusually Open About His Playbook Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has always been straightforward about his playbook, and his admission earlier this week that he would fill a Su...
04:48, 05/31/2019

Mitch McConnell embraces his dark side Call him “Cocaine Mitch,” “Nuclear Mitch,” or the steward of the “legislative graveyard.” Mitch McConnell says he’s the “Grim Reaper” anyway, so he’s ...
17:16, 05/19/2019

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican ...
17:16, 05/29/2019

McConnell capitalizes on attack with ‘Cocaine Mitch’ shirts FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is capitalizing on a fellow Republican’s attack by selling “Cocaine MitchR...
15:32, 05/09/2019

‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell Made a Cool $70,000 on T-Shirts “Cocaine Mitch” is moving product. At $35 a pop, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign has sold more than 2,...
14:32, 05/22/2019

Sen. McConnell’s reelection campaign is selling ‘Cocaine Mitch’ t-shirts Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign team has rolled out “Cocaine Mitch” t-shirts in a help to boost up support for his 2020 Senate reele...
22:32, 05/08/2019

McConnell’s re-election campaign is selling ‘Cocaine Mitch’ shirts “Cocaine Mitch” has a line on a new revenue stream. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign is slinging t-shir...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Mitch McConnell: 'The president deserves applause' on agreement with Mexico Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated President Trump after Trump’s gambit to force Mexico to adopt stiffer immigration policies paid o...
21:48, 06/11/2019

New Election Security Bills Face a One-Man Roadblock: Mitch McConnell A raft of election-security legislation faces opposition from the Senate majority leader, but House Democrats are readying hearings and votes to raise...
02:16, 06/08/2019

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speake...
07:32, 06/14/2019

Mitch McConnell Confirms His Brain-Melting Hypocrisy Over the Supreme Court In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used former President Obama’s lame duck status as his excuse to block Merrick Garland’s nomination for...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Mitch McConnell Leads the Pack in Race to Climb the Farthest Up Trump's Ass Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is leading the three-man race to become Trump’s favorite set of anal beads. So far, after two years in ...
20:48, 05/07/2019

Mueller report: Mitch McConnell attacks 'Groundhog Day spectacle' – live McConnell says ‘case closed’ as prosecutors say Trump would face ‘multiple charges of obstruction of justice’ if he were not president Sign up to the ...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Mitch McConnell says he would fill Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 after he refused to do it in 2016 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., would seek to confirm a Supreme Court justice if a vacancy opened next year despite vowing during Presi...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Mitch McConnell tells audience he would fill Supreme Court seat in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he’d work to fill a Supreme Court seat if one came up during the 2020 presidential election —...
10:32, 05/29/2019

Mitch McConnell takes victory lap over judiciary wins at anti-abortion gala Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell boasted at a prominent anti-abortion gala that he had helped confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh desp...
07:32, 06/04/2019

'Designated Survivor' showrunner calls Mitch McConnell 'as bad as ISIS,' slams Stephen Miller “Designated Survivor” showrunner Neal Baer shared his thoughts on the political spectrum following of the show’s return by bashing both Stephen Miller...
02:16, 06/12/2019

‘Oh, We’d Fill It.’ Mitch McConnell Says He’d Fill a Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he would work with President Donald Trump to fill a Supreme Court vacancy should one arise du...
16:16, 05/29/2019

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. The Kentucky Republican's ...
00:48, 06/06/2019

Senate Democrats face recruitment setback in bid to reclaim majority It’s been a rough week for Senate Democrats as they try to lay the groundwork to reclaim the chamber's majority in next year’s elections – with some o...
00:32, 05/03/2019

Senate's McConnell to declare 'case closed' on Mueller report as Democrats eye contempt The divided U.S. Congress' fight over the Mueller report intensified on Tuesday as the U.S. Senate's top Republican sought to shut the door on congres...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Senate's McConnell: 'Case closed' on Mueller probe, but top Democrat sees 'cover-up' U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday sought to slam the door on further investigations of President Donald Trump by declaring "case ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Kentucky Senate leader criticizes Grimes lawsuit FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed by Kentucky’s secretary of state challenging a law scaling back her authority (all times loc...
18:16, 05/07/2019

Senate Republican leader sees deal on budget caps, debt ceiling soon Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on budget caps that ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Australian Leader, "A Family Man", Quits Senate Race Over Strip Club Clip It's been one scandal after another for Pauline Hanson's One Nation - a right-wing, anti-Muslim Australian political party that won four Senate seats ...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Democrats and GOP might negotiate over a less strict version of net neutrality Last month, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives approved the Save the Internet Act by a vote of 232-190. The bill would return net neutra...
07:00, 05/26/2019

UAW disputes VW's neutrality on eve of union vote in Tenn. The UAW contends Volkswagen has held multiple mandatory meetings with workers in Chattanooga, pushing anti-union materials. VW denied the allegation, ...
03:48, 06/12/2019

Group accuses EU internet providers of violating net neutrality The European Union has had net neutrality regulations in place since 2016, but some are concerned that internet service providers are playing fast and...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Net neutrality supporter sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Pai A California man was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty for threatening to kill the family of U.S. Federal Communication...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Merkel remains cautious on Macron's carbon neutrality plan Pressure from the world's children to avert a climate catastrophe should be taken seriously, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told a Berlin conference. Sh...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Mariners’ Mitch Haniger sidelined by testicular contusion Fans often envy the life of Major Leaguers, wishing they could enjoy all the things that being a professional baseball player has to offer. However, f...
02:48, 06/08/2019

Seattle places OF Mitch Haniger on 10-day injured list ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have placed outfielder Mitch Haniger on the 10-day injured list and selected right-handed pitcher Tayler S...
00:32, 06/08/2019

Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger suffers ruptured testicle Seattle's Haniger foul-tipped a pitch from Justin Verlander and the ball deflected straight into his groin.       ...
16:32, 06/08/2019

Anti-abortion advocates come out against Medicare for All More than 50 anti-abortion organizations on Tuesday urged Congress not to support any healthcare bills unless they include language banning federal fu...
17:16, 05/14/2019

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for l...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Tentative infrastructure plan gives hope to tunnel advocates NEW YORK (AP) — The combination of a friendly face on a key House committee and a tentative, large-scale infrastructure agreement between President Do...
01:48, 05/04/2019

Animal activists face off with pro-fur advocates at city hearing Animal-rights advocates faced off against human-rights activists during a heated City Council hearing Wednesday on a bill to ban new sales of fur appa...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines ga...
09:48, 06/01/2019

S.E.C. Adopts New Rules for Brokers That Consumer Advocates Say Are Toothless The advocates say the rules will let the brokerage industry market itself as always doing the right thing for customers, giving them a false sense of ...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Jamar Clark’s advocates call for $20M death settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Advocates for Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by police in 2015, are demanding that the city of Minneapolis settles a lawsuit bro...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Advocates file 23 sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's Nearly two dozen sexual harassment lawsuits have been filed against fast food giant McDonald's, from female workers who say the chain doesn't do enoug...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Advocates decry delays in release of migrant kids MIAMI (AP) — Immigrant advocates say the federal government is allowing migrant children at a Florida facility to languish in “prison-like condi...
02:32, 06/01/2019

FTC urged by child advocates to investigate Amazon’s Alexa Consumer advocates say the kids’ version of Amazon’s Alexa won’t forget what children tell it, even after parents try to delete the ...
09:16, 05/09/2019

Refugee law changes will hurt victims of domestic violence, advocates say In the U.S., domestic violence is no longer grounds for asylum claims. Canada has moved to prevent people from making refugee claims in Canada if they...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate c...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Dia Mirza, Jack Ma Among UN's New Sustainable Development Goals Advocates Indian actress Dia Mirza and Alibaba chief Jack Ma are among the 17 global public figures appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the ne...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U...
04:32, 05/25/2019

New law ends use of restraints on pregnant inmates as advocates push for more to be done WASHINGTON — The bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation known as the “First Step Act” put in place improvements in the care of pre...
01:16, 05/26/2019

Majority of US women think this tax is sexist Three in four women think the tampon tax should be eradicated, according to new research. A study of 2,000 women who have had periods examined the tab...
02:32, 05/29/2019

Expert advocates using 401(k) savings to fatten Social Security checks Today's retirees have high debts and low savings. Nobel laureate Richard Thaler thinks buying into an annuity-type program through the Social Sec...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immi...
23:48, 06/15/2019

Cadet’s rape conviction reversal panned by victim advocates The reversal of a West Point cadet’s rape conviction has outraged sexual assault victim advocates who say the decision is filled with victim-bla...
18:48, 06/08/2019

Ex-Wall Street Lawyer Advocates Return of Postal Banking As a young Wall Street attorney, Mehrsa Baradaran helped large banks turn to the government to survive the financial crisis. A decade later, she is ad...
13:48, 06/01/2019

The Latest: Abortion advocates urge governor to veto bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 11 a.m. Abortion rights advocates are urging Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to veto an atte...
18:48, 05/15/2019

That expected Social Security shortfall won't stand in the way of expansion, advocates say As the annual trustees report warns of impending trouble if Congress doesn't act, advocates hope lawmakers take action to both strengthen the pro...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Separatists aim for majority as New Caledonia votes Ballot comes six months after closer-than-expected referendum raised questions over French control of islandsVoters in the French Pacific territory of...
06:16, 05/12/2019

Majority of new technology investments in UAE will be on data Enterprises in the UAE are rushing to digitally transform themselves in a bid to be operationally efficient, more agile, create new experiences for cu...
09:32, 05/15/2019

New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030 As the UN and partners around the world push towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, six new influential public figures cam...
22:48, 05/09/2019

U.S. customs can seize your laptop or phone without a warrant. Advocates cry foul in court The ACLU and EFF are trying to get a court to rule searches of phones and laptops at the U.S. border are unconstitutional.     &#...
11:16, 05/01/2019

Abortion rights advocates criticize Biden over support for Hyde Amendment NARAL and Emily’s List took aim at Biden over his support for the rule, which prohibits federal funds from being used on abortion in most circumstance...
23:32, 06/05/2019

Privacy Advocates Demand That the FTC Investigate Amazon's Digital Assistant for Kids Last year, Amazon released a cute little children’s version of its digital assistant, and just like the flagship product it is modeled after, it may a...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Homophobic remarks by Brazil's president could harm tourism industry, advocates say Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's comment that the country must not become a "gay tourism paradise" sparked fears that LGBTQ people will avoid trav...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy ...
00:00, 05/25/2019

A Majority of Nissan's New Board Will Be Independent Directors Nissan Motor said it would nominate an 11-member board with seven independent directors, seeking to add outside oversight after governance problems th...
09:16, 05/17/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-At AIG, $21 mln pay package for CEO gets slim majority American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $21 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault by only a narrow ...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Have Majority, Why Would We Buy Lawmakers: Amarinder Singh On AAP Claim Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Sunday trashed AAP's allegations that opposition assembly lawmakers were offered money and plum posts to switch ...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Majority of New Yorkers back use of recreational marijuana A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the i...
16:32, 06/10/2019

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new re...
01:00, 06/15/2019

BJP May Need Allies For A Majority, Predicts Ram Madhav In Interview A senior leader of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling BJP forecasts it may fall just short of a clean majority, the first time the prospect of a co...
08:00, 05/06/2019

McConnell says Mueller investigation should be put to rest at last Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., re-emphasized putting the Mueller investigation "to rest" Tuesday in an exclusive interview on "The Sto...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Michael Bennet after shooting: McConnell must act Following a deadly shooting in Virginia Beach, Sen. Michael Bennet renewed calls for national background checks — but expressed doubt Senate Majority...
16:16, 06/02/2019

West Point cadet's rape conviction reversal outrages victim advocates Panel ordered Jacob Whisenhunt released and reinstated at the academy, but some say the decision is ‘filled with victim-blaming’A military appeals cou...
17:00, 06/08/2019

SEC adopts rules requiring brokers to put customers’ interests above their own. Advocates say it won’t protect consumers. The SEC rule requires brokers to put their customers’ financial interest ahead of their own. But consumer advocates say it is not written strongly eno...
06:32, 06/06/2019

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans mis...
21:32, 06/06/2019

Advocates demand de Blasio bolster Vision Zero amid rise in traffic deaths With traffic deaths on the rise, safe-street advocates gathered outside City Hall Tuesday to demand Mayor de Blasio bolster his Vision Zero program. T...
07:32, 05/08/2019

Florida advocates criticize Air Force short list of possible Space Command sites Space Florida officials said Tuesday they don't believe the Air Force is following due process in seeking a location for the U.S. military's Space Com...
04:48, 05/15/2019

SC gun supplier files for bankruptcy; majority owner sued CHAPIN, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina gun and sporting goods distributor is filing for bankruptcy amid allegations of mishandled funds borrowed by its ...
15:16, 06/11/2019

The majority of consumers are wildly wrong about what it takes to get a mortgage The majority of consumers think it is much harder to qualify for a home loan than it actually is, according to a recent Fannie Mae survey of more than...
19:32, 06/11/2019

Majority of Americans have no clue why Cinco de Mayo is celebrated Know the real reason Cinco de Mayo is a holiday? Congratulations, you’re in the minority! According to a new poll of 2,000 Americans, only 22 percent ...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Australia's conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority Australia's conservative coalition secured an outright parliamentary majority on Monday following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Sc...
06:16, 05/20/2019

CBOE Makes Majority Investment In Vest Financial CHICAGO and HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 25, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and The Vest Financial Group Inc. announced today at the Inside ETFs Con...
09:48, 05/02/2019

South Africa election: Ruling ANC set for reduced majority First results indicate South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) is on course to retain power, but with a smaller majority. Issues around corrupt...
01:00, 05/10/2019

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Min...
11:16, 06/16/2019

A Majority Of Mazda Miata Buyers Still Want A Manual Transmission It seems like every day you hear news that the manual is dying. Nobody is buying a manual transmission, especially not Hyundai buyers. The take rate o...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Brooklyn is home to the vast majority of US baby boomers Brooklyn sure is booming — not with hipsters, but with baby boomers. A new study of US ZIP codes with the biggest populations of baby boomers found th...
11:48, 06/13/2019

Australia's prime minister set to form majority government Prime Minister Scott Morrison looked set on Monday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia's weekend election allayed fears that...
10:48, 05/20/2019

Majority of consumers would welcome self-driving cars, study finds Capgemini's Markus Winkler said engineers and researchers need to work hand-in-hand with marketers and user-experience experts to create self-driving ...
17:32, 05/16/2019

Spain's Socialists seen ahead but short of majority in election The Socialists of outgoing Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez were seen leading Spain's election as polls closed on Sunday, according to a survey by GAD3 pu...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Majority of Europeans think the EU will fall apart within 20 years, study finds Research published this week showed that levels of support for membership of the European Union are high – but so is pessimism about the future of the...
18:00, 05/17/2019

McConnell on Mueller report: 'Case closed' Mitch McConnell has a succinct view of the Mueller report’s conclusions: “Case closed.”The Senate Majority leader will give a speech on Tuesday arguin...
14:00, 05/07/2019

McConnell: Pass disaster aid before Memorial Day recess Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called on the Senate Tuesday to pass a disaster aid package before the Memorial Day recess. “We need to...
22:00, 05/07/2019

McConnell says 'not much support' for Mexico tariffs among U.S. Republicans U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday there was "not much support" among his fellow Republicans for President Donald Trump's pro...
20:48, 06/04/2019

McConnell Speaks On Hypothetical SCOTUS Vacancy MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says if a Supreme Court vacancy occurs during next year’s president...
12:48, 05/29/2019

‘Probably not:’ McConnell won’t bring up bill to protect ‘dreamers’ The Senate majority leader spoke a day after the House approved the measure on a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States as ch...
04:00, 06/06/2019

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class̵...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying ha...
01:32, 05/24/2019

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Nonmanagement campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with camp...
23:48, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Modi’s party wins majority in general election With nearly all constituencies reporting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party have won a majority in India’s general election...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Vast majority OK being frisked when asked, NYPD data shows Nearly 90 percent of the people who are asked by cops to search them without any legal reason over a six-month span said yes, according to recently re...
06:32, 05/06/2019

JPMorgan poised to be first foreigner to get majority in China fund venture JPMorgan could become the first foreign company to own a majority stake in its Chinese mutual fund business, after its joint venture partner put a cru...
14:32, 05/08/2019

Ramaphosa's economic reforms in focus as ANC adjusts to smaller majority Boosting South African growth and overhauling bloated power firm Eskom are post-election priorities for the African National Congress, but a reduced m...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture -CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive O...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statem...
20:32, 06/13/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 20 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain won a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to an early tally of results...
23:48, 04/28/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 50 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of result...
23:48, 04/28/2019

| Australia's conservatives secure majority government, projections show Australia's ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the na...
06:00, 05/20/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 80 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of result...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Majority of Britons believe climate-change could end human race: poll A majority of Britons believe that climate-change could end the human race, a poll showed on Wednesday after days of high-profile protests by activist...
16:16, 05/01/2019

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increas...
20:48, 06/14/2019

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive O...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Australia's conservative coalition secures outright parliamentary majority The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) on Monday said Morrison's coalition has won 76 seats in Australia's parliament, which is comprised...
08:00, 05/20/2019

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software ...
23:16, 06/16/2019

10 years after abortion doctor George Tiller's murder, advocates fear violent rhetoric At abortion clinics, there has been an escalation in vandalism, trespassing, hate mail/harassing phone calls, Internet harassment, picketing, and obst...
03:00, 06/01/2019

McConnell Called Hypocrite After Saying G.O.P. Would Confirm Justice in 2020 The Senate majority leader acknowledged that Republicans would treat a judge nominated by a Republican president differently from one nominated by a D...
12:48, 05/29/2019

State senator, McConnell lawyer in primary for Kentucky AG LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky state senator and a former aide to Sen. Mitch McConnell are battling over who’s the real conservative in the R...
18:48, 05/15/2019

The Latest: McConnell hopes tariffs on Mexico don’t kick in WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 3 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he ...
22:32, 06/04/2019

McConnell promises disaster aid vote as negotiations narrow Congress is close to unlocking billions of dollars in disaster relief for ailing communities, if only negotiators can get beyond demands from three of...
04:32, 05/15/2019

McConnell: Republicans would confirm a justice during 2020 election Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans would fill an opening on the Supreme Court if there were a vacancy next year —...
09:00, 05/29/2019

McConnell shrugs off questions about preferential treatment by Chao Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shrugged off a question Tuesday about whether he received special treatment from the Transportation Department ...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Durbin: McConnell ignored election security because GOP benefited from Russians Sen. Dick Durbin suggested Tuesday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wasn’t putting election security legislation up for a vote because Repu...
23:48, 05/07/2019

McConnell Tells Congress to Move On From Mueller Report “The special counsel’s finding is clear: Case closed,” Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, declared in a speech that was quickly criticized ...
20:00, 05/07/2019

McConnell declares ‘case closed’ with end of Mueller probe Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proclaimed “case closed” now that special counsel Robert Mueller has completed his investigation an...
19:00, 05/07/2019

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly ...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a sl...
23:32, 06/07/2019

Majority of engaged couples register for this kitchenware item, study reveals Creating a registry may be one of the most fun parts of planning a wedding – and these are the most popular gifts newlyweds desire. “The registry jour...
01:48, 06/01/2019

Spain's Socialists, short of majority, weigh partners for forming government Spain's ruling Socialists were considering possible partners for a new government for the politically polarized country on Monday after they won a nat...
11:32, 04/29/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa's Party Wins South Africa Elections With Majority South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC won re-election on Friday with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed, but with dimin...
04:32, 05/11/2019

Europe’s centrists lose majority in EU elections, Brexit Party surges Europe’s centrist parties took a beating in the European Union’s parliamentary elections over the weekend — losing ground to environmental and liberal...
06:48, 05/28/2019

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed...
14:16, 05/21/2019

"BJP Will Fall Short Of Majority": Sena's Sanjay Raut Echoes Ram Madhav BJP general secretary Ram Madhav predicted in a recent interview with Bloomberg that his party will fall short of an absolute majority in the Lok Sabh...
22:16, 05/06/2019

Reacting to McConnell, Baier says House Dems 'don't believe the case is closed’ Fox News Chief Political Anchor Bret Baier said on “The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino” on Tuesday that “House Democrats don't believe the case is cl...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Jeffries calls McConnell 'shameless' for saying he'd confirm a justice in 2020 House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries ripped into Mitch McConnell after the Senate majority leader said he would fill a vacancy on the Supr...
17:16, 05/29/2019

Chao created special path for McConnell’s favored projects The Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a special liaison to help with grant applications and other priorities from her h...
14:48, 06/10/2019

Dems plan slice-and-dice strategy to pressure McConnell House Democrats can’t get Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to hold a vote on their biggest legislative accomplishment.So they’re going t...
19:48, 05/16/2019

McConnell says he’d confirm Supreme Court justice in election year WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — If a Supreme Court vacancy emerges next year, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said Tuesday that he would fill it....
21:48, 05/29/2019

McConnell, Military Mark Start Of Chemical Weapons Removal RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says deadly chemical weapons held for decades in central Kentucky will soon be sent to ...
20:16, 05/29/2019

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's poli...
01:48, 05/23/2019

Australia's conservative coalition poised to secure outright parliamentary majority-analyst Australia's conservative coalition was on Monday poised to secure an outright majority following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Sco...
03:32, 05/20/2019

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents fa...
06:00, 06/01/2019

Danish exit polls show centre-left opposition to win majority in elections Denmark's opposition parties led by the Social Democrats took a lead in two exit polls on Wednesday, suggesting the ruling Liberal Party and its centr...
20:48, 06/05/2019

The last time the Supreme Court was invited to overturn Roe v. Wade, a surprising majority was unwilling The 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey sets the standard by which today’s restrictive abortion laws will be judge...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal ...
12:32, 05/21/2019

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Michelle Visage Advocates for Breast Implant Illness Awareness on Season Finale Michelle Visage said "sashay away" to her breast implants for an important reason. During the Season 11 finale of RuPaul's Drag Race, the 50-year-old...
04:00, 05/31/2019

McConnell confirms he would help Trump fill another Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Mitch McConnell held up Garland’s nomination in 2016, saying then that “the American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme...
08:32, 05/29/2019

McConnell softens his tariff criticisms: 'You have to give the president credit — it worked' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell eased up on his criticism of President Donald Trump's threat to impose steep tariffs on imported goods from Mex...
17:32, 06/11/2019

A majority of financial advisors lack a succession plan, a crucial aspect of running a firm The majority of advisors lack a formal plan to ensure that when they leave the business — whether through retirement or an unexpected event — their pr...
16:32, 04/29/2019

Coca-Cola ends plan to refranchise Africa bottling unit, keeps majority stake Coca-Cola Co said on Monday it had dropped plans to refranchise its Africa bottling business, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), and would instead kee...
15:32, 05/20/2019

Majority opposes Trump rule cutting off Planned Parenthood Title X funding: Poll The Trump administration's new requirement that federally-funded family planning clinics be housed separately from abortion clinics, a rule that would...
12:16, 05/03/2019

Democrats outraged after McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Democrats are livid after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., stated that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if ...
16:16, 05/29/2019

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occurs...
21:16, 05/29/2019

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the deb...
00:48, 05/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren calls for Trump impeachment, dismisses McConnell's 'case closed' Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren D-MA took to the Senate floor to rebut Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s R-KY declaration of “case ...
20:32, 05/07/2019

McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020, rankling Dems Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, speaking at a luncheon on Tuesday, made clear what would happen if a Supreme Court vacancy should materialize ...
05:00, 05/29/2019

Schumer brands McConnell’s fiery speech to move on from Russia investigation as 'despicable' Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer attacked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s speech to move on from the Russia controversy after Robert Muel...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Facing ‘Grim Reaper’ McConnell, Democrats experience a role reversal from eight years ago House Democrats press legislation doomed to fail in the ‘virtual graveyard’ of the Senate, much like Republicans did during divided government in 2011...
21:32, 06/01/2019

The New Yorker's June issue shows AG Barr, McConnell, Graham 'shining' Trump's shoes The New Yorker took aim at Attorney General William Barr, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindse...
08:00, 05/24/2019

As Republicans rally behind Trump’s effort to block Democratic probes, McConnell says ‘case closed’ In an escalating fight, the White House invoked executive power to prevent former counsel Donald McGahn from complying with a congressional subpoena....
03:32, 05/08/2019

Survivors, advocates upset over Teen Vogue’s ‘sex work is real work’ op-ed Sex trade survivors and anti-trafficking advocates are furious over a new Teen Vogue column that argues selling sex is a legitimate job and should be ...
12:48, 05/02/2019

McConnell dismisses report that his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, steered funds to Kentucky “You know, I was complaining to her just last night: 169 projects, and Kentucky got only five. I hope we’ll do a lot better next year,” McConnell told...
22:16, 06/11/2019

Woman Who Lost Child To Drug Overdose Asks McConnell To Stop Selling “Cartel” Shirts FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Although Mitch McConnell’s campaign says they are quickly selling out of their new “Cocaine Mitch” t...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Ex-Clinton press secretary calls McConnell 'amoral' for saying he would fill vacant Supreme Court seat Former Bill Clinton Press Secretary Joe Lockhart called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “amoral” for stating that Republicans would confirm a n...
21:16, 05/29/2019

Tearful Mira Sorvino says 'I was date-raped,' advocates for statute of limitations changes Mira Sorvino, a Harvey Weinstein accuser, says she's been date-raped but she did not go into detail.        ...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Ben Stiller advocates for Syria crisis relief efforts at committee hearing: ‘Refugees are real people with real stories’ The actor, who is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency, appeared in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wedne...
22:16, 05/01/2019

'Free Britney!' Miley Cyrus advocates for Britney Spears onstage While performing in Memphis Saturday night, Cyrus shouted "Free Britney!" to the crowd during a rendition of "Party in the USA."    &#...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Centr...
09:00, 06/12/2019

The Democrats Are Just Giving Up on the Senate In order to move an agenda forward, a party needs a majority in the House and the Senate, and a president in the White House. The Democratic Party, it...
19:00, 05/02/2019

The Latest: FAA nominee goes before Senate WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigation into safety review of the troubled Boeing 737 Max (all times local): 10:45 a.m. President Donald Trump&#...
16:48, 05/15/2019

Senate Set to Revive Ex-Im Bank Senate lawmakers are moving to bring back to life a long-hobbled agency that smooths export deals between U.S. manufacturers and overseas buyers, endi...
15:16, 05/08/2019

Don Jr. agrees to appear before Senate panel after GOP flare-up Donald Trump Jr. has agreed to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee, ending — for now — a heated fight within the GOP over the Republican-...
04:32, 05/15/2019

Senate adjourns without passing budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Senate has adjourned after a fruitless day pursuing a deal on a state budget that has already passed the House. Senat...
06:16, 05/27/2019

Senate GOP declares war on conservative troublemakers Senate Republicans and their establishment allies are vowing to blackball any political consulting firm that works to defeat GOP incumbents, a dramati...
00:48, 05/25/2019

Friess considering run for Wyoming US Senate seat CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A wealthy Republican political donor from Wyoming says he’s thinking about running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Republican Sen...
23:48, 05/22/2019

Democratic Senators: Sure Would Be Nice if One of You Ran for Senate As hundreds—no, thousands—of Democratic hopefuls scramble to qualify for final spots in the first 2020 debate later this month, their fellow Democrats...
02:16, 06/11/2019

Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run despite GOP opposition Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Stacey Abrams Will Not Run for Senate in 2020 Ms. Abrams declined to challenge Senator David Perdue, one of President Trump’s chief allies in Congress. She had been courted aggressively by nationa...
14:48, 04/30/2019

Stacey Abrams Says She Will Not Run for Senate in 2020 (ATLANTA) — Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will not run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2020, dimming her party’s hopes of a Senate maj...
15:16, 04/30/2019

Tariff Threats Aside, the Senate Is Where Action Goes to Die Mitch McConnell, the “grim reaper,” has made the Senate the place where legislation goes to die. So the chances that the Senate blocks President Trump...
23:32, 06/06/2019

Senate Republicans permanently ban earmarks Pork barrel spending won't be returning to Congress any time soon after Senate Republicans this week moved to permanently ban earmarks. The Senate GOP...
22:00, 05/24/2019

GOP braces for fight as Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone ...
06:16, 05/24/2019

Top Democrat in U.S. Senate wants hearings before any impeachment effort The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Tuesday that Congress should thoroughly investigate the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller before ...
02:16, 05/08/2019

Trump Jr. to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday, according to a source familiar w...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Donald Trump Jr. arrives for Senate testimony Donald Trump Jr. arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning for closed door testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Senators want to discus...
16:32, 06/12/2019

NY Senate OKs releasing Trump state tax return New York's Senate has approved legislation that would allow congressional investigators to get access to President Donald Trump's state tax ...
03:48, 05/09/2019

A Senator Wants to Have a Greater Impact. So He’s Leaving the Senate. Tom Udall, a veteran New Mexico Democrat, said he could do more to advance his progressive ideas by skipping another two years of relentless re-electi...
20:48, 05/25/2019

Duterte allies appear to have won Philippine Senate seats President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies appear to have won seats in the Philippine Senate, one of the opposition’s last bulwarks against a brash populist l...
06:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Proposed cat declawing ban passes NY Senate ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York legislature’s votes on ban on declawing cats (all times local): 3:20 p.m. New York’s state ...
22:32, 06/04/2019

Top aide to Senate president selected as new LRC director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky legislative leaders have selected a top staff member in the Senate president’s office to become the next director...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Senate eyes next week for disaster aid vote The Senate is aiming for a vote next week on disaster aid, according to Senate aides.A vote on the multibillion-dollar aid package, which has yet to b...
03:32, 05/14/2019

Senate GOP considers next moves on Mexico tariffs As President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration, Senate Republicans are...
01:16, 06/05/2019

Senate finalizes deal on disaster aid package Updated 2:08 p.m.Senators reached a last-minute deal with President Donald Trump on a disaster aid package, according to multiple GOP senators.The mul...
20:16, 05/23/2019

‘Heartbeat’ abortion ban to be debated in Missouri Senate JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators are set to take up one of the nation’s most restrictive proposed abortion bans. The Republican-led ...
11:16, 05/15/2019

Trump Warns Roy Moore Against Alabama Senate Run Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly cons...
20:16, 05/29/2019

Sen. John Thune: The Senate is working for America During his 1980 debate with then-President Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan famously asked Americans whether they were better off than they’d been four yea...
07:48, 05/23/2019

Strengthened Trump crippling Democratic Senate recruitment, 0-7 so far President Trump, riding the surging economy to better approval ratings, is giving top-tier potential Democratic Senate candidates pause as they mull t...
04:48, 05/11/2019

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land...
19:00, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug ...
09:48, 05/28/2019

Philippines midterms could strengthen Duterte's hold on Senate Over 60 million voters are going to the polls across the Philippines for midterm elections on Monday that are being seen as a bellwether for the popul...
08:32, 05/13/2019

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterren...
03:16, 05/24/2019

Allies of Trump’s Son Declare War on G.O.P.-Led Senate Panel After Subpoena After the Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., his allies are forcing Republican senators to choose between the panel and the president...
02:32, 05/10/2019

AP source: Senate subpoenas Trump Jr. over earlier testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee wants to talk to Donald Trump Jr. again, issuing a subpoena to the president’s oldest son. T...
09:16, 05/09/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the proce...
12:48, 05/14/2019

U.S. Senate intelligence panel subpoenas Trump's son: sources The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed one of the president's sons, Donald Trump Jr., to answer questions about his contacts with Russi...
03:48, 05/09/2019

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump sup...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Senate Intel Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. The Senate Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena to President Donald Trump's eldest son, a source familiar with the matter said. Trump Jr. received...
05:16, 05/09/2019

Rep. Mark Meadows: 'Senate Republicans need to get a backbone' on immigration Senate Republicans must take action on immigration reform instead of allowing Democrats to prevent President Trump from securing the border, according...
01:16, 06/06/2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its lac...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Trump Jr. says 'nothing to correct' after closed interview with Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, appeared for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednes...
20:16, 06/12/2019

Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., calling him in to answer questions about his 2017 testimony. That...
00:32, 05/09/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Sh...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a ...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Key Senate Democrat warns of Barr’s expanded powers WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is sounding the alarm about the new powers that President Donald Trump has gra...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Philippines election: Duterte allies on course for senate victories Loyalists including police chief behind drug war and Marcos’s daughter will hand populist more powerThe architect of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal campaign...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Trump Fed pick says he would win Senate backing if debate were over policy President Donald Trump's pick for a Federal Reserve Board seat, economic commentator Stephen Moore, said on Thursday he would win the Senate's needed ...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Biden, now 76, attacked his older opponent's age during 1972 Senate run Former Vice President Joe Biden is one of the oldest candidates ever to run for president, but in 1972, he repeatedly attacked his opponent's age in o...
05:16, 06/05/2019

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to cur...
06:16, 06/10/2019

Senate report reveals nearly 400 troubled nursing homes The names of hundreds of nursing homes across the country found to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary issues were kept under wraps by the...
21:48, 06/04/2019

Senate confirms abortion opponent as US judge in Louisiana WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Louisiana lawyer Wendy Vitter as a federal judge, overcoming opposition from Democrats who criticized her a...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in oth...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Schumer: Senate briefing coming soon on election interference All 100 senators will soon receive a briefing on election interference from intelligence and law enforcement officials, according to Senate Minority L...
23:32, 06/03/2019

The Latest: Schumer calls for Senate to vote on gun bill VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Virginia Beach shooting Friday (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The Senate’s top Democrat says ...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Trump officials’ military threats divide Senate GOP As the odds of military intervention against Venezuela and Iran appear to rise, some of Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill are divided over whe...
02:48, 05/07/2019

New Hampshire’s governor to seek 3rd term, not Senate seat CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Chris Sununu has announced he’ll seek a third term as New Hampshire’s governor in 2020, ending speculation that the R...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable b...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Senate fails to override Trump's veto on Yemen The Senate failed Thursday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a resolution to end U.S. support for the bloody Saudi-backed war in Yemen. Sev...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Senate Passes Bill Meant To Combat Robocalls (AP)– The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans. Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Trump Jr to testify before Senate committee after deal reached Agreement averts confrontation over subpoena of president’s son in Russia investigationDonald Trump Jr will testify in a closed-door interview with th...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical ...
17:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled stat...
06:48, 05/15/2019

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana u...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Barr arrives on Capitol Hill for Senate testimony Attorney General William Barr arrives on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning ahead of his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee defending his han...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr Democratic senators called on the Justice Department’s inspector general to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s handling of the Mueller report...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Pak Senate Passes Bill To Set Puberty Age For Girls At 18: Report Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to fix 18 years as the age of puberty for girls to end the practice of child marriages in the country, triggering o...
13:16, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Alabama Senate begins debate on abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Alabama lawmakers have begun d...
01:00, 05/15/2019

State Senate votes to allow felons to serve on juries ALBANY — The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday that will allow convicted felons to serve on juries. Felons who have completed their full senten...
07:32, 05/08/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
00:32, 05/15/2019

Don Jr. will meet with Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors Donald Trump Jr. is set to meet with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed-door session on Wednesday. The appearance by the preside...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Georgia Democrat Abrams decides against U.S. Senate run: report Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams will not run for the U.S. Senate in the 2020 election, she told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in an interview on Tue...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama’s state Senate passed a controversial bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state and make it a felony crime to perfor...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Georgia Democrat Abrams rules out U.S. Senate run, says not 'best' role Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising Democratic Party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female black U.S. governor, said on Tuesd...
16:16, 04/30/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams won't run for Senate in 2020 ATLANTA -- Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will not run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2020, dimming her party's hopes of a Senate majority and ren...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Alabama Senate debates bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday began final debate on a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, allowing exceptions only to prevent a serious h...
02:16, 05/15/2019

AP sources: Trump Jr. to speak with Senate panel Wednesday WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s eldest son will meet with the Senate intelligence committee Wednesday behind closed doors, according ...
21:16, 06/11/2019

U.S. Senate moves forward on plan to develop EV supply chain The pending legislation would require a tally of metal reserves in the United States and seek to streamline permitting for the EV sector, an area wher...
23:16, 05/14/2019

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read...
03:00, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Senate’s Churn of Confirmations Brings Complaints of a ‘Legislative Graveyard’ Critics say the emphasis on judicial and administration nominations has derailed the Senate’s legislative agenda — and diminished the legacy of the ch...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Duterte's allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from the Philippines' midterm elections last week show the president's allies won a majority of the 12 Senate seats being decided, while...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Senate Passes Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside hi...
02:16, 05/24/2019

Duterte’s allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Final results from the Philippines’ midterm elections last week show the president’s allies won a majority of t...
05:32, 05/22/2019

Missouri Senate Passes Bill To Ban Abortions At Eight Weeks Of Pregnancy JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led Senate passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approved the legislat...
12:32, 05/16/2019

Spanish PM: Catalonia veto of new Senate chief would undermine dialogue Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez warned on Wednesday that the likely rejection by Catalan pro-independence parties of his Catalan nominee for chair...
19:48, 05/15/2019

U.S. Senate committee unveils 2020 defense policy bill The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 ...
17:48, 05/23/2019

On Senate floor, Tina Smith describes struggle with depression Minnesota Democrat Sen. Tina Smith discussed her trials with depression Wednesday on the Senate floor, saying that she hoped to reduce the stigma of m...
02:16, 05/16/2019

North Carolina Senate debates bill to fix voter ID denials RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Voter ID legislation now goes before North Carolina’s Senate after the House eased rules around authenticating student and ...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Spain's Sanchez nominates Catalans to chair Congress and Senate Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday proposed two Catalan lawmakers as parliamentary speakers, giving an early sense of the prominent...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, co...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Senate confirms Trump official as Justice Department deputy WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted to confirm Jeffrey Rosen as deputy attorney general, the second-ranking official at the Justice Department. The...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate Advances Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday that would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to approv...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Bipartisan Senate plan aims to help more Americans save for retirement Bipartisan lawmakers introduced a new plan Tuesday designed to help more Americans save for retirement -- offering new flexibility and help for low-in...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to Senate committee interview: source Donald Trump Jr. has reached an agreement with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee for the panel's senators to interview him in mid-June, a congres...
02:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended R...
21:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother's health, as part of a ...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama Abortion Bill Passes Senate, Heads To Governor MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing ...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Missouri Senate joins GOP anti-abortion wave with 8-week ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a wide-ranging bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, acting ...
12:32, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump Jr. to Testify After Reaching Deal With Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr. has agreed to give limited additional closed-door testimony in June in a deal with the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to th...
02:16, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Missouri Senate passes strict abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Missouri’s Re...
12:32, 05/16/2019

Newly appointed Thai Senate includes many soldiers, police BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s newly appointed 250-member Senate, which will play a crucial role in selecting the country’s next prime minister...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee again Under the deal, Trump Jr. would appear for closed-door testimony in June, and the interview would be limited to only a few hours, according to people ...
06:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's...
01:16, 05/23/2019

Republican John James announces a second bid for a Senate seat from Michigan The military veteran and business executive mounted a surprisingly strong challenge last year to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.). He’s seeking to toppl...
15:48, 06/06/2019

Trump warns Roy Moore 'cannot win,' says losing Senate seat again would be 'devastating' President Trump on Wednesday warned Roy Moore that he “cannot win” a Senate seat in Alabama, as Republicans ramp up efforts to persuade the controvers...
16:16, 05/29/2019

Trump Jr. on Capitol Hill for closed-door Senate interview Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, arrives to meet privately with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on Wa...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee reportedly subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. WASHINGTON – The Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., according to a published report. The subpoena is in relation to ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-...
20:48, 06/06/2019

Still no briefing for Senate intel panel on Mueller report: sources The only committee of the U.S. Congress running a genuinely bipartisan probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics has still had no word from the Trump...
01:16, 06/06/2019

Ocasio-Cortez could make bid for New York Senate seat: report Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may challenge one of New York’s incumbent Democratic senators in a primary, according to the political talkfest “Axios o...
19:00, 06/11/2019

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that Mo...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Tex...
22:32, 06/11/2019

Donald Trump Jr set to testify before Senate intelligence committee – live Trump’s eldest son to testify in closed session WednesdayJon Stewart rebukes Congress for failing 9/11 victimsSign up to the US briefing and get a new...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Top Senate Republicans Push for Cooperation on Disaster Relief Package Reaching a deal over a disaster relief package was threatened by the White House’s push for money for immigration law enforcement and assistance at th...
04:48, 05/08/2019

Leading Senate Dem says Pelosi is 'appropriately' dealing with impeachment question Amid Special Counsel Robert Mueller's comments on the Russia investigation, the Senate Intelligence Committee's vice chair seemed to back away from qu...
02:00, 05/30/2019

State Senate set to pass bill to help release Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The Democratic-controlled state Senate wants Congress to get their hands on President Donald Trump’s tax returns. They’re slated to pas...
20:32, 05/08/2019

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — a...
20:16, 06/04/2019

The Latest: New York Senate approves double jeopardy bill ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York state Senate voting to allow congressional investigators to access President Donald Trump’s state...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R...
20:32, 06/13/2019

Mexican Senate should ratify USMCA trade deal 'soon': president Mexico's government will send a new North American trade deal on Thursday to the Senate, which should ratify the accord "soon," President Andres Manue...
16:32, 05/30/2019

Senate Republicans Threaten to Block Trump on Mexico Tariffs Senate Republicans threatened Tuesday to block the White House’s planned tariffs on Mexico, hours after President Trump signaled he was prepared to mo...
13:00, 06/05/2019

State Senate unanimously approves school bus safety bill The state Senate unanimously approved legislation Wednesday to crack down on New Yorkers who recklessly pass stopped school buses. The bill, likely to...
16:16, 05/02/2019

Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr., reports say The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. to testify about the Russia investigation, becoming the first member of the presiden...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Senate judiciary chair offers Mueller opportunity to testify The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate judiciary committee, Lindsey Graham, on Friday offered U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller the opportunity ...
00:32, 05/04/2019

Abortion bill delayed as Alabama Senate falls into chaos The lieutenant governor agreed to remove amendments creating exceptions for rape and incest, leading to anger and arguments on the Senate floor. ...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed i...
00:48, 05/02/2019

Trump Jr. to testify on Russia contacts before GOP-led Senate intelligence panel Donald Trump Jr. will testify before the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday behind closed doors, Fox News has learned, as part ...
04:00, 06/12/2019

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if Pr...
00:16, 06/05/2019

Math favors Senate Democrats in 2020, but geography gives GOP the advantage Republicans, confident about keeping the majority, say anybody-but-Kobach in Kansas, fearing the divisive ex-attorney general could cost them a seat d...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Donald Trump Jr. says 'nothing to correct' as he returns for Senate committee testimony Donald Trump Jr. said Wednesday he has "nothing to correct" as he returned to testify behind closed doors before the Senate Intelligence Committee, fo...
16:16, 06/12/2019

Trump warns of ‘devastating’ consequences if Roy Moore runs for Senate again President Trump ​on Wednesday urged Roy Moore not to run again for the US Senate in Alabama, because he believes the Republican would lose and jeopard...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico’s Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country’s Senate rejected legislation previously passed i...
01:16, 05/02/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to ...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Jr. seen resisting Senate committee subpoena: sources Donald Trump Jr. is unlikely to comply with a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena to testify about his contacts with Russia, two congressional...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Damning Senate report names nearly 400 troubled nursing homes The federal government for years has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by inspectors to have serious on...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country The Senate's transportation and communications committee says the bill is a cynical, intentional bid to cripple the economy of Prairie provinces, part...
19:48, 06/05/2019

Maine Senate rejects ending religious exemptions for vaccinations An effort to end all non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations in Maine was in limbo on Thursday after the state Senate voted to amend it to a...
23:32, 05/02/2019

Senate rejects Rand Paul’s balanced budget plan Sen. Rand Paul’s plan to slash federal spending by $183.1 billion in fiscal 2020 didn’t survive a procedural hurdle tonight, with the Senate failing t...
04:32, 06/04/2019

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid st...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.   &#...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee summons mysterious British security consultant Senate investigators have added yet another name to the constantly evolving cast of characters in the Russia investigation.On April 5, just 2 weeks af...
00:48, 06/06/2019

U.S. Senate intelligence panel to interview Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday: source Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, will be interviewed on Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee, a congressiona...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Senate could vote to rebuke Tump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jor...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Australia's emissions still rising, says report withheld in defiance of Senate order Data showing 0.7% rise in 2018 published a week late and only after minister discloses it to the AustralianAustralia’s greenhouse gas emissions are st...
07:00, 06/06/2019

Senate could vote 22 times to disapprove of Trump’s Saudi arms sales President Trump’s administration could be headed to an extended battle over 22 arms sales to Middle Eastern allies, as a bipartisan bloc of senators i...
01:48, 06/06/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one o...
14:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jor...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Premier Kenney urges Senate committee to scrap oil tanker ban Bill C-48 Alberta's new premier says he will launch a constitutional challenge against a federal government bill to ban tankers off British Columbia's northern ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Elizabeth Warren, other Dems call for Barr's resignation as he testifies before Senate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., issued a blistering tweet on Wednesday in which she called for Attorney General Bill Barr to resign from the Justice D...
21:16, 05/01/2019

California's Senate may ban facial recognition tech in police body cameras The state of California's legislature is considering a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras, a...
01:00, 05/22/2019

He was a ‘family man’ running for the Australian Senate. Then a video from a D.C. strip club aired. Footage that appeared Monday on Australia’s Nine Network shows Steve Dickson repeatedly touching a dancer at a strip club and making disparaging comme...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Mexico Senate should ratify USMCA trade deal next week: president Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he expected Mexico's Senate to ratify next week a new North American trade deal known as ...
17:16, 06/10/2019

William Barr Refuses to Appear Before House on Thursday After Contentious Senate Testimony Attorney General William Barr told the House Judiciary Committee that he won’t show up for a scheduled hearing Thursday about Special Counsel Ro...
05:32, 05/02/2019

Fact ChecK: 6 Evasive or Inaccurate Statements in Barr’s Senate Testimony The attorney general made misleading and false claims about his handling of the special counsel’s report, his own previous comments and President Trum...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like...
21:16, 05/17/2019

Barr to face Dem grilling in first Senate hearing since Mueller report release Senate Democrats are expected to grill Attorney General William Barr in a dramatic and explosive hearing on Wednesday, as he faces lawmakers' question...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes amendments to controversial energy bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to a controversial energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how the envi...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Senate backs appeals court judge from Calif. as Dems protest WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed a Los Angeles lawyer as a federal appeals court judge, despite opposition from California’s two Democ...
03:00, 05/16/2019

GOP Senate committee stakes its claim in race to woo Michigan’s John James A memo seeks to quiet doubts about a second Senate run for James, including whispers that a statewide campaign could actually imperil Trump’s reelecti...
15:32, 05/22/2019

Paid family leave gains momentum in the Senate with new working group A new Senate bipartisan working group will study paid family leave, a priority that has been nudged along by senior White House adviser and first daug...
19:48, 05/23/2019

GOP star John James announces new campaign for Michigan Senate seat John James, a businessman and veteran whom President Trump once called “a future star of the Republican Party,” announced Thursday on Fox News that he...
19:32, 06/06/2019

A Poll Tax By Any Other Name: Florida’s Senate Mandates Bill Payment Before Felons Get to Vote Last week, Florida’s House set things in motion with regard to mandating felons meet certain “financial obligations” before having their voting rights...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice in Senate testimony Barr defended his decision to step in and clear the president of obstruction of justice after Mueller's report presented evidence on both sides — but ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate set to back his reorganization decree Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro convinced his party to vote for a decree to revamp the executive branch on Tuesday, averting a potential ...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Stephen Colbert urges Beto O'Rourke to dump presidential run, go for Senate instead On Wednesday, 2002 Democratic presidential nominee hopeful Beto O’Rourke stopped by "The Late Show" to chat with host Stephen Colbert about his campai...
22:16, 06/13/2019

Senate bill would ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids Efforts to crack down on loot boxes in the US might be underway in earnest. Senator Josh Hawley has introduced a bill, the Protecting Children from A...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein says farewell; Senate set to confirm his replacement Rod Rosenstein, who oversaw Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, wrapped up his high-profile tenure at the U.S. Justice Department a...
01:16, 05/10/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. About His 2017 Testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., calling him in to answer questions about his 2017 testimony...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include...
03:32, 05/24/2019

House and Senate Democrats seek Trump financial records in lawsuit Democrats from the House and Senate have told a federal judge they'd like to begin pursuing President Donald Trump's personal financial records and co...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Bill targeting wind energy line stalls in Missouri Senate JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Legislation that could thwart a large wind-energy power line has hit a roadblock in the Missouri Senate. Senators were unab...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the ...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Trump warns Roy Moore to stay out of the 2020 Alabama Senate race Moore lost to Doug Jones in 2017 after reports of alleged sexual misconduct against teenage girls decades earlier, costing Republicans a Senate seat....
14:48, 05/29/2019

Duterte set to strengthen rule as loyalists lead Philippine Senate vote Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies held the top spots as unofficial results of a mid-term Senate election trickled in on Monday, signaling ...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that had...
00:16, 06/14/2019

Republican-led Senate Committee Subpoenaed Lil’ Donnie Jr. and Trump’s Inner Circle Is Pissed The way the Trump administration sees it, you are either with the dictatorship or you’re a migrant, person of color, member of the LGBTQ community, or...
04:32, 05/10/2019

Senate expressly condemns anti-Semitism, after Democrat-led House 'can't bring itself' to do the same The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, after the Democrat-controlled House abandoned a similar effort in Mar...
05:16, 06/14/2019

U.S. Senate Republicans: Trump to give immigration speech in coming days Republican U.S. Senators John Cornyn and John Barrasso said Tuesday that President Donald Trump will give a speech on immigration as soon as later thi...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Trump Jr. arrives for questioning by Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian links Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committ...
17:16, 06/12/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti...
19:48, 06/01/2019

Donald Trump Jr. 'not at all' worried about perjury in testimony to Senate Intelligence Committee President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., testified behind closed doors before the Senate Intelligence Committee, whose members were...
21:16, 06/12/2019

New Hampshire Repeals Death Penalty After State Senate Overrides Veto (CONCORD, N.H.) — New Hampshire is the latest state to repeal its death penalty, as the state Senate had enough votes to override Gov. Chris Sun...
20:32, 05/30/2019

Trump Jr. reaches last-minute agreement to testify before Senate Intel Committee Donald Trump Jr. has reached an eleventh-hour agreement to testify before the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee, most likely in June, Fox N...
02:32, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump Jr. Is Testifying Behind Closed Doors to the Senate Intelligence Committee (WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump Jr. told reporters he has “nothing to correct” as he arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday for a second clos...
17:00, 06/12/2019

New Hampshire abolishes death penalty after state senate overrides governor Vote came a week after the 400-member house voted to override the governor’s veto of a bill to repeal capital punishmentNew Hampshire, which hasn’t ex...
19:32, 05/30/2019

Brazilian Senate committee shuns Bolsonaro's decree easing guns law A Senate committee on Wednesday rejected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decree that significantly loosened laws banning the ability of citizens ...
23:48, 06/12/2019

Warren Ratchets Up Trump Impeachment Campaign With Blistering Senate Speech Sen. Elizabeth Warren followed up her recent statements made on the 2020 campaign trail and social media, and used her time on the Senate floor on Tue...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Senate bill wants to make it easier for ex-prisoners to start a business | Gene Marks The New Start Act plans to use ‘the power of entrepreneurship’ to help people who have been in prison build something specialShould someone who commit...
16:16, 05/09/2019

Rodrigo Duterte Cements Power as Allies Sweep Senate in Philippine Vote President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies won almost every seat up for grabs in a crucial Senate race in the Philippines’ midterm elections, a victory for th...
14:00, 05/22/2019

AOC may challenge Chuck Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand in upcoming Senate races: report Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, could be facing a major challenger in their next Senate races -- Rep. A...
06:16, 06/11/2019

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traffi...
05:48, 05/16/2019

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump nominee Rosen as deputy attorney general The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to approve President Donald Trump's deputy attorney general nominee, Jeffrey Rosen, an action th...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Jr. strikes deal with Senate Intel Committee after subpoena to testify Trump Jr.'s testimony back in September 2017 was called into question after comments made by the president's former personal attorney Michae...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Illinois Senate Dems pave way for graduated-rate income tax -- after debating less than 7 minutes It took just seven minutes for Illinois state senators on Wednesday to advance major legislation that would revamp how personal income is taxed since ...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump Jr. reportedly cuts deal with Senate Intelligence Committee for interview Donald Trump Jr. and the GOP-controlled Senate Intelligence Committee cut a deal Tuesday for President Trump’s eldest son to sit for an interview with...
05:48, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Australian right-wing senate candidate resigns after strip-club video emerges The leader of Australia's right-wing One Nation party, Pauline Hanson, said on Tuesday one of her senate candidates has resigned from the party after ...
10:00, 04/30/2019

‘Masterful Hairsplitting.’ Senate Democrats Criticize Attorney General Over Mueller Probe Senate Democrats criticized Attorney General William Barr for “misleading” and hairsplitting” in his handling of Special Counsel Rob...
21:48, 05/01/2019

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to th...
08:48, 05/29/2019

Bipartisan Senate duo to force vote on US-Saudi security relationship, arms sales A bipartisan Senate duo will kickstart proceedings on Monday to force a vote on the US-Saudi security relationship, including the US' recent $8.1 bill...
06:48, 06/10/2019

Canadian Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendment...
18:48, 06/07/2019

Senate Panel Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr In Russian Election Meddling Probe President Donald Trump's son Donald Jr was subpoenaed Wednesday to testify by the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its probe into Russian elec...
02:16, 05/09/2019

State Senate passes limo-safety bills after deadly upstate crash The state Senate on Thursday passed a slate of bills aimed at preventing fatal limo crashes like the upstate disaster that left 20 dead in October. Th...
03:00, 06/07/2019

U.S. Senate moves forward on plan to develop electric vehicle supply chain U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday moved closer to developing a national electric vehicle supply chain policy, with senators voicing bipartisan support for leg...
22:16, 05/14/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 y...
18:16, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump Jr. Tells Senate Intelligence Panel He Stands by Previous Statements Mr. Trump told the Senate Intelligence Committee he had been truthful in past testimony, as the House Intelligence Committee started its own Russia in...
01:00, 06/13/2019

You Can Now Read The Proposed Senate Bill That Would Ban Loot Boxes In Games Aimed At Kids As expected, Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri has introduced a bill that would ban the inclusion of “pay-to-win microtransactions and sale...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Senate fails to override Trump’s veto of resolution demanding end to U.S. involvement in Yemen war The measure represented a bipartisan rebuke of the president’s continued embrace of Saudi Arabia, which leads the coalition targeting Iranian-backed r...
06:16, 05/03/2019

Cruz, Kaine introduce bipartisan Senate resolution condemning anti-Semitism Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas and Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a resolution condemning "all forms" of anti-Semitism Thursday to mark Israel's observance of ...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Senate committee chair vows to block Albany’s ‘walking while texting’ bill ALBANY — A powerful state senator said he’s blocking legislation aimed at outlawing pedestrians who text while walking across the street. The me...
21:32, 05/17/2019

Colombian Senate asks high court to rule on FARC peace vote Colombian lawmakers on Thursday said they will ask a high court to rule on the legality of a Senate vote this week on whether to make changes to a spe...
01:48, 05/03/2019

As Roy Moore publicly mulls Senate bid, Donald Trump Jr. tells him to ‘ride off into the sunset’ The 2017 Republican Senate nominee, who faces allegations of sexual misconduct in the 1970s, has been inching closer to a rematch with Sen. Doug Jones...
03:32, 05/29/2019

State Senate looks to close loopholes that helped Eric Schneiderman avoid charges Legislators are proposing a law to close a loophole that prevented New York’s disgraced ex-Attorney General Eric Schneiderman from being prosecuted fo...
06:16, 05/14/2019

Senate upholds veto of Yemen resolution in victory for Trump Saudi policy The U.S. Senate on Thursday sustained President Donald Trump's veto of a resolution demanding an end to military support for the Saudi Arabia-led coal...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Senate unveils record-setting defense bill, laying down challenge for House The bill would ban the transfer of F-35s to Turkey as long as it continues to buy air defense systems from Russia, but is silent on Saudi Arabia’s Yem...
00:32, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil Senate clears runway for foreign airlines on domestic routes Brazil's Senate on Wednesday passed legislation allowing foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights, opening up Latin America's largest a...
01:48, 05/23/2019

Senate Fails to Override President Trump’s Veto to End U.S. Military Assistance in Yemen (WASHINGTON) — The Senate has failed to overturn President Donald Trump’s veto of legislation that would have ended U.S. military assistan...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Senate OKs Trump’s Latest Federal Judge Pick Despite Dem Fears About Where She Stands on Brown and Roe The Senate Thursday confirmed Wendy Vitter, Donald Trump’s nominee to sit on the federal bench in New Orleans, despite strong objections from Democrat...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Georgia' Stacey Abrams doesn't rule out White House bid as she declines to run for Senate "I've been deeply honored by so many fellow Georgians asking me to serve," Abrams told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "But my responsibility i...
13:48, 04/30/2019

Wisconsin Senate passes four abortion-restricting bills that Gov. Evers has vowed to veto Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate passed four abortion-restricting bills Wednesday, sending them to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers who has promised...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Watch live: AG William Barr defends handling of Mueller report at Senate hearing U.S. Attorney General William Barr testified before a Senate committee Wednesday to answer more questions about the Russia investigation by special co...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Top Democrat on Senate Intelligence panel seeks to criminalize unreported foreign campaign contact The bill from Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) would impose penalties for failing to disclose foreign outreach within a week, and is aimed at making the ty...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act     ...
21:00, 06/01/2019

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus ...
16:48, 06/03/2019

Senate’s inquiry of Trump and Russia will divulge more on election interference than Mueller’s probe did, chairman says The Intelligence Committee’s work is nonetheless expected to dovetail with the special counsel’s findings in some areas, namely a final verdict on the...
06:32, 05/08/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to closed-door interview with Senate Intel Committee: sources The Senate Intelligence Committee has struck a deal with Donald Trump Jr. to appear for a closed-door interview next month, pulling the two sides back...
05:32, 05/15/2019

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would hav...
03:16, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Senate moves forward on plan to develop electric vehicle supply chain U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday moved closer to developing a national electric vehicle supply chain policy, with senators voicing bipartisan support for leg...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Senate restores Export-Import Bank to full operation in win for business and Trump over conservatives The Republican-led Senate on Wednesday restored the Export-Import Bank to full working order after more than four years of it being being effectively ...
23:16, 05/08/2019

Senate fails to override President Trump's veto of Yemen war measure to end U.S. role The measure would have ended U.S. intelligence and targeting assistance to the Saudi-led war in Yemen.        ...
00:48, 05/03/2019

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve...
08:00, 05/28/2019

Trump to Accused Child Molester Roy Moore: Please Don’t Risk My Legacy by Running for the US Senate in 2020 Donald Trump still has love for accused child molester and possible new-old candidate for a U.S. Senate seat representing Alabama Roy Moore, but he’s ...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Sanders distances himself from 2011 editorial on his Senate website praising the American dream in Venezuela As the political situation in Venezuela deteriorates, an editorial endorsed by presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., that praised the socia...
16:32, 05/02/2019