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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 Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin mo...

Senate to take up border funding

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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

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

Trump seeks additional $4.5B in emergency funding for U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as it grapples with ...
22:48, 05/01/2019

White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican b...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall...
03:00, 06/04/2019

Pima County votes 3-2 to continue funding water stations along border TUCSON – The narrow 3-2 vote renews the contract until June of 2020 and will cost $30,000. “I think this is another wonderful example of t...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall con...
07:00, 05/25/2019

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction...
17:32, 05/25/2019

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a b...
06:00, 06/04/2019

Border apprehensions to surpass last 13 year totals in 122 days, DHS heightens funding plea The Department of Homeland Security is forecasting that border apprehensions of illegal immigrants will surpass the totals of the last 13 years in jus...
04:48, 05/11/2019

Sen. McSally urges action on Trump’s $4.5B emergency border funding, ‘crisis’ situation Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, citing the humanitarian and security “crisis” on the southern border, is demanding that the Senate move to provide the $4...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his p...
07:32, 06/04/2019

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case broug...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Trump’s border funding request could languish amid partisan divisions, Democratic skepticism Not until Tuesday was there some apparent progress in Congress, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the Appropriations Committ...
10:48, 06/12/2019

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 approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods an...
00:32, 05/24/2019

Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request....
00:16, 05/24/2019

Border crisis worsens: 100,000 border crossers arrested in April, highest since 2007 Nearly 100,000 people were taken into custody along the southern border in April after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, marking ...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Border Patrol apprehends 'largest group' of illegal immigrants near US border yet U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday morning apprehended its largest group of illegal immigrants caught at once, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported...
03:48, 05/01/2019

Border Patrol demonstrates dangers migrants face crossing the border Tucson- Border Patrol agents hosted a mock scenario highlighting the dangers border crossers face on Thursday. Border Patrol officials said migrants ...
18:16, 05/10/2019

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who neve...
01:16, 06/09/2019

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked...
01:48, 06/06/2019

Crossing the Border newsletter: One Place Where There Is No Border Crisis In this week’s Crossing the Border newsletter, a success story for the Border Patrol, reader suggestions on what to read, and a trip down the Devil’s ...
19:48, 05/02/2019

Yorkshire miner gets Sirius with £2.7bn funding A London-listed company presiding over the UK biggest mining ‎project for a generation will take a big step towards achieving its ambition this ...
01:00, 04/30/2019

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers h...
21:00, 05/29/2019

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 202...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Teachers across Oregon to walk out over classroom funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Tens of thousands of Oregon teachers are expected to walk out this week to press for more money for education. Schools around the s...
22:48, 05/06/2019

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s futu...
11:32, 06/02/2019

DoorDash valued at $12.6 bln after latest funding round Food delivery company DoorDash said on Thursday it raised $600 million in its latest round of funding, valuing the California-based startup at $12.6 b...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securit...
20:32, 04/29/2019

Thousands of Oregon teachers walk out over funding Thousands of teachers are marching through downtown Portland to call for more money for Oregon schools. The Portland protest was one of many statewide...
03:48, 05/09/2019

TalkTalk 'seeks' £1bn funding for fibre venture TalkTalk will reportedly seek £1 billion from investors in order to fund plans to build a fibre to the premise (FTTP) network serving as many as ...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the ...
12:32, 05/15/2019

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of d...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Aid funding must recognise climate change emergency, say MPs ‘Extreme, huge, and existential’ threat posed by climate change must be a central consideration when distributing aidThe British government’s aid spen...
14:32, 05/08/2019

DoorDash Takes Aim at Nearly $13 Billion Valuation in New Funding Round Food-delivery startup DoorDash is raising a new round of financing that could value the company at close to $13 billion, according to people familiar ...
04:32, 05/18/2019

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G inf...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Kansas faces questions about school funding law before court TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ highest court is wrestling with whether a new public school funding law with bipartisan support provides enough addi...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Fight for Supremacy in Indoor Farming Escalates With New Funding Venture investors are firing another salvo in the increasingly competitive field of indoor farming, a growing market that has already drawn powerhouse...
13:48, 06/11/2019

Biden camp confirms he supports abortion funding ban The presidential campaign team for former Vice President Joe Biden said that the Democratic contender supports the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal ...
20:16, 06/05/2019

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to help ease the migrant crisis ...
00:48, 06/06/2019

Democrats press to retain longtime abortion funding ban WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats on Capitol Hill are intent on preserving a four-decade ban on taxpayer-financed abortions despite calls from their par...
22:16, 06/10/2019

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no lo...
04:00, 06/07/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake in hearing NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is about to again take up the issue of whether and how states can cut off federal Medicaid funding for Plan...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for cont...
18:32, 04/28/2019

NY taxpayers send most money to Washington but receive least funding New York taxpayers are being milked by the feds more than those in any other state. The Empire State residents send more money to Washington and recei...
13:48, 06/09/2019

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

Woodstock 50 festival announces new funding to get show back on The organizers of a three-day concert marking the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival said on Friday they have obtained new funding to en...
21:16, 05/17/2019

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage o...
11:16, 06/06/2019

Brazil plans to slash funding of universities by 30 percent Education officials in Brazil’s far-right government say they are slashing university funding 30%, a move at least partly motivated by complaints abou...
01:16, 05/02/2019

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversi...
09:16, 06/07/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Can...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Online Grocery Company Bigbasket Gets $150 Million In Funding Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund and Alibaba were joined by the UK government's development finance institution, CDC Group, in the funding round, Bi...
17:00, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Tesla says may seek new funding; shares up after SEC agreement Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing, days after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk reached a deal with U.S. securit...
22:00, 04/29/2019

Democratic candidates call for more higher education funding LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ahead of next week’s primary election, Democrats running for Kentucky governor promised during a debate Wednesday to push...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Fugees rapper embroiled in election funding conspiracy One of Barack Obama's favorite rappers has been charged with illegally financing his re-election campaign. He has also been tied to Malaysia's sprawli...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Clark to step in with £100m British Steel funding Greg Clark, the business secretary, has agreed to provide £100m in funding to the UK’s second-biggest steel producer after it requested eme...
22:48, 04/30/2019

Oregon teachers walking out to protest school funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Thousands of teachers plan to walk out across Oregon to protest education funding. Schools around the state will close for at least...
07:48, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Oregon teachers walk out to protest funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Oregon teachers to protest education funding (all times local): 8:40 a.m. Holding signs and wearing T-sh...
20:00, 05/08/2019

TransferWise valued at $3.5 billion after $292 million secondary funding Peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has announced that it is now valued at $3.5 billion, after pursuing a $292 million secondary funding....
09:00, 05/22/2019

Nextdoor Valued at More Than $2 Billion in Fresh Funding Round Neighborhood-focused social network Nextdoor said it has secured a $123 million investment led by Riverwood Capital, valuing the company at $2.1 billi...
07:48, 05/15/2019

Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N. A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1,700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years, Jamie McGoldri...
22:16, 05/08/2019

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the reg...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Joe Biden says he now supports federal funding of abortion, in second apparent reversal Joe Biden said on Thursday that he supports the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for most abortions, after facing criticism th...
12:32, 06/07/2019

Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round The Toronto Raptors isn’t the only team rapper Drake is cheering for right now. Drake’s competitive gaming team, 100 Thieves, is also going for the go...
06:32, 05/31/2019

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal S...
19:00, 06/04/2019

San Diego loses World Beach Games due to lack of funding A lack of funding and sponsorship has forced San Diego to give up the first World Beach Games set for later this year, leaving the Association of Nati...
02:32, 05/31/2019

British Steel falls into liquidation after failing to secure funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed after failing to secure emergency government funding, jeopardising some 25,0...
15:16, 05/22/2019

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key ques...
10:32, 05/18/2019

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital of Warsaw to demand higher spending on health care to cut waitin...
20:32, 06/01/2019

Women’s fertility app secretly took $1.79M in funding from anti-abortion campaigners Ever since the rise of femtech, period tracking apps have vowed to make women’s health easier to control and understand. But lately we’ve seen data an...
14:16, 05/31/2019

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near ...
00:48, 05/22/2019

New funding figures leave Queensland 2032 Olympic bid in better shape Significant IOC contribution for Games is likelyOperating costs can be cost-neutral, says Brisbane mayorSouth-east Queensland’s bid to host the 2032 O...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
21:32, 06/05/2019

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief...
08:32, 05/29/2019

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's fun...
22:48, 05/21/2019

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to b...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Allianz leads C$100 million funding round for fintech Wealthsimple German insurer and asset manager Allianz has led a C$100 million ($74.55 million) capital raise for Canadian financial technology company Wealthsimple...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Podimetrics completes $13.4 million funding for disease-detecting foot mat Podimetrics, the maker of a smart foot mat that detects warning signs of diabetic foot ulcers, said on Thursday it raised $13.4 million in a funding r...
14:16, 05/09/2019

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over t...
22:16, 05/20/2019

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Falls Short of Funding Goal E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings Inc., setting aside the lofty $5 billion valuation it had been seeking, has closed a funding round at a valuation of a...
04:48, 05/18/2019

Bill would create entity to push for key rail tunnel funding TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill put forward in New Jersey’s Senate is the latest step to try to get crucial federal funding for a new rail tunnel in...
20:48, 06/07/2019

House committee delays decision on funding Space Force A draft of the National Defense Authorization Act released by the House does not fund the Space Force envisioned by President Donald Trump, but member...
02:00, 06/11/2019

A-list celebs help pump $300M in funding into Impossible Foods Silicon Valley’s hottest new veggie burger startup, Impossible Foods, is beefing up its coffers with an additional $300 million in funding, including ...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, wi...
01:16, 06/13/2019

Hyundai adds to Aurora Innovation's latest funding round The funding deepens the relationship between the Korean automaker and Silicon Valley startup, and they will work together to develop autonomous drivin...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Defense attorneys asks for legal pause over lack of funding Attorneys for a man accused of killing his girlfriend, her family and his parents in Louisiana this January have asked for a pause in the prosecution ...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administra...
22:48, 06/13/2019

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accor...
01:16, 06/14/2019

Homeland Security to seek more funding to handle migrant crossings Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Tuesday said his department plans to ask Congress for more money to deal with an influx of migra...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Pak Fails To Act On Global Watchdog's Points On Terror Funding: Report Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to ...
11:16, 06/16/2019

'Hidden health crisis' of snakebites gets $100 million funding injection A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden healt...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide Labour group Momentum joins activists to target branches in Germany, US and CanadaA UK-based campaign to pressure Barclays to stop its multibillion po...
21:00, 05/07/2019

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on...
08:00, 05/22/2019

NASA plans to use Trump funding to send woman to the moon by 2024 NASA plans to send the first woman to the moon in 2024 with the help from $1.6 billion funding increase in their budget from president Trump, the agen...
22:32, 05/14/2019

U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over funding in 2012 election The U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday it had charged former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel and wealthy Malaysian businessman Low Taek...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Judge slaps down suit by Dems over Trump wall funding plan A federal judge on Monday slapped down a suit by House Democrats who sought to block President Trump from tapping into Defense Department money for hi...
08:32, 06/04/2019

Masarat Alam Brought To Delhi In Terror Funding Case, Gets 10-Day Custody The National Investigation Agency has brought hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam from a Jammu and Kashmir prison to Delhi to question him in a te...
16:00, 06/04/2019

Deutsche Bank Funding Costs Subdued Despite Share-Price Slide The lender’s shares fell to a record low Monday, yet debt investors aren’t panicking and a key measure of the German bank’s funding costs has improved...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballo...
02:00, 05/11/2019

De Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens streetcar plan faces funding woes Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $2.7 billion streetcar plan to connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts appears headed on a road to nowhere. Reps from the c...
02:32, 05/31/2019

The 18,000mAh Energizer phone dies an undignified death after funding failure The Energizer Power Max P18K Pop, an Energizer phone with a massive 18,000mAh battery, has finally finished singing its death knell, after a wildly un...
14:32, 04/30/2019

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in p...
20:32, 06/14/2019

Hearsts’ Marscha Krouwel: Female-led companies get less funding but make more revenue We’re coming to you live from day one of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Up next is Marsha Krouwel, Hearst Magazines’ publishing group...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Ather Energy Secures New Investment Of $51 Million In Latest Round Of Funding Indian electric scooter start-up Ather Energy has raised an investment of $51 million in its latest round of funding. The new investment was led by Sa...
18:16, 05/28/2019

NASA reveals funding needed for Moon program, says it will be named Artemis Enlarge / The Trump administration's lunar plan finally has a price. Sort of. (credit: NASA) NASA revealed Monday that it needs an additional $1.6 b...
05:48, 05/14/2019

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the ...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake as court hears arguments A federal appeals court heard arguments Tuesday on whether Texas had the right to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state ...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support f...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 mln in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel...
07:00, 05/23/2019

Alphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies tha...
12:32, 05/07/2019

UK electoral body says reviewing Brexit Party's systems after funding criticism Britain's Electoral Commission said on Wednesday its representatives had visited Nigel Farage's The Brexit Party to look at the systems the party has ...
16:16, 05/22/2019

Energizer's giant battery phone reached just 1 percent of its funding goal Remember the comically enormous phone that Avenir Telecom showed off under the Energizer brand at this year's Mobile World Congress? Its subseque...
13:48, 04/30/2019

Energizer P18K Pop With 18,000mAh Battery Fails to Raise Funding Target After turning heads with its 18,000mAh battery and pop-up front dual-camera setup, the Energizer P18K Pop failed to meet its Indiegogo funding target....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women s...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Joe Biden Switches Position on Abortion Funding After Sen. Elizabeth Warren Gathered His Ass Up Former Vice President Joe Biden is proving himself to be a fuckboi. At this point, I wouldn’t trust Obama’s BFF to tell me what he ate for breakfast t...
23:16, 06/07/2019

Watch Elizabeth Warren blast Biden for his stance on abortion funding ‘We do not pass laws that take away freedom from women who are most vulnerable’ Warren said, in speech against Hyde amendmentDemocratic presidential c...
17:32, 06/06/2019

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-o...
05:32, 06/06/2019

Trump administration pulls California high-speed rail funding The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part o...
22:00, 05/16/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its onlin...
22:32, 05/16/2019

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently ha...
14:32, 05/21/2019

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position ...
03:48, 06/07/2019

UN allocates $20 million in emergency funding, as Cyclone Idai disaster unfolds As the full scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa continues to be assessed, the UN and humanitarian partners are ramping ...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Planned Parenthood president on Biden's abortion funding flip-flop: 'I take him at his word' Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen said Friday she believes Joe Biden saying he no longer supports a long-standing ban on federal funding for abor...
07:48, 06/08/2019

Biden drops support for Hyde Amendment restricting abortion funding after criticism ATLANTA — Joe Biden said Thursday that he can no longer support federal restrictions on funding for abortion services, an abrupt reversal from his lon...
05:48, 06/08/2019

Africa’s mobile-based healthcare initiatives need regulatory and community support – not just funding As a community health worker tasked with tracking infant vaccinations in Kenya, Collince Oluoch was overwhelmed by the burdens of the job. He encounte...
04:16, 05/06/2019

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he origi...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 million in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel...
08:32, 05/23/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombi...
19:16, 04/29/2019

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and medt...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest ...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Report says Coke's academic research funding comes with a hitch. It can kill studies it doesn't like It said Coke retained the right to "quash studies" or "pressure researchers" in at least five agreements with academic institutions from 2015 to 2016....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Iran's Elite Defense Force Finds New Funding Sources as Tension Rises With U.S. Iran’s top paramilitary force is maintaining support for armed groups in the Middle East and finding new sources of funding, defying U.S. efforts to c...
01:16, 06/17/2019

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help open...
06:48, 05/22/2019

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Rea...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ...
00:16, 05/01/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricane...
02:48, 05/11/2019

Gingrich on Biden's abortion funding reversal: 'Poor Joe just repudiated his entire career' on the issue Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Friday that Joe Biden "repudiated his entire career" by reversing his long-held position that taxpayers should...
17:16, 06/07/2019

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

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establish...
21:16, 05/15/2019

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- includin...
21:16, 05/22/2019

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.     ...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Former Hillary Clinton aide: 'Deeply troubling' that Biden supports the Hyde Amendment on abortion funding Jess McIntosh, former adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, decried former Vice President Joe Biden's "deeply troubling" support...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Dems halt effort to secure pay increase for lawmakers, as contempt votes, funding drama loom House Democrats on Monday evening abruptly halted an effort to increase congressional pay for the first time since 2009, saying the proposal would be ...
06:16, 06/11/2019

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Educ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

SMB LENDING REPORT: How alt lenders are providing SMBs with new funding options, and the ways incumbents can respond to stay ahead This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business I...
03:16, 05/26/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company ...
17:32, 05/07/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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...
09:00, 06/12/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly conde...
03:48, 05/23/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UPDATE 1-Canada 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...
01:32, 06/08/2019

Senate legislation to end surprise medical bills includes provision opposed by White House Newly released Senate legislation to curb surprise medical bills would allow third parties to settle billing disputes, a provision that could complica...
13:48, 05/16/2019

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

Watch: Attorney General Barr faces grilling from Senate Dems about his handling of Mueller's report Hours before Barr's testimony, news outlets reported that Mueller complained about Barr's initial summary of Russia report's conclusion...
16:32, 05/01/2019

AP Source: Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. for additional testimony in Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — AP Source: Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. for additional testimony in Russia probe....
00:32, 05/09/2019

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while re...
18:16, 05/23/2019

Lynn Beyak should be suspended for refusal to remove ‘racist’ letters, ethics committee urges Senate The committee's report also says the Senate administration should be directed to immediately remove five letters from her website if she won't remove ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Senate Homeland Security panel's chair hopes Strzok-Page texts will fuel leak probe Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson said Wednesday that internal text messages between two FBI employees should convince the intel...
22:32, 05/08/2019

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed fo...
12:16, 05/27/2019

Mark Levin says Senate must call Robert Mueller to testify: Ask for documents, emails, give him 'the Trump treatment' Robert Mueller's public declaration was "orchestrated" by House Democrats and he would not perform well under hours of Republican questioning, Mark Le...
18:48, 05/30/2019

Senate Dems' social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench ...
23:00, 05/05/2019

Fox News Man: THE BORDER IS 9/11 The shouty voices of Fox News aren’t known for temperate opinions, so it was only a matter of time before someone compared the manufactured crisis at ...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Some TSA employees are being sent to the US-Mexico border The Trump administration is starting to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border to help handle the...
03:00, 05/16/2019

320 more troops to be sent to U.S. southern border Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan approved Monday to send an additional 320 military troops to the southern border to provide humanitarian ...
06:32, 04/30/2019

N4T Investigators: Border Trash TUCSON – Scores of migrants are illegally crossing our nation’s southern border, and some of those entering the United States through Ariz...
08:16, 05/14/2019