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Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border

Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and safety protections for children and families....

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border

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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. The post Se...
2019-05-23, 23:39

House Democrats move to back Senate plan for border funding U.S. House Democrats dropped opposition on Thursday to a bill passed by the Republican-controlled Senate that would release $4.6 billion in emergency...
2019-06-27, 23:13

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for...
2019-06-27, 20:52

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this ...
2019-07-09, 14:13

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant ...
2019-06-28, 04:00

Senate Approves $4.6 Billion Bill for Border With Fewer Restrictions The Republican-controlled Senate rejected a House border bill that reined in Trump immigration policies, then passed its own version with few strings...
2019-06-27, 18:39

The Latest: House to vote on Senate’s emergency border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border aid package (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will “relu...
2019-06-27, 21:52

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald...
2019-07-10, 17:39

House ‘Reluctantly’ Accepts Senate Version of Emergency Border Bill (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has reversed course and will accept a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-passed border aid bill, yielding...
2019-06-28, 00:00

House Passes Senate Border Bill in Striking Defeat for Pelosi Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, let a Senate border spending bill pass the House without controls tha...
2019-06-27, 23:39

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now...
2019-06-27, 21:39

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border ...
2019-06-28, 10:52

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan me...
2019-06-27, 19:13

House passes Senate emergency border aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border ...
2019-06-28, 00:39

House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say WASHINGTON (AP) — House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say. The post House to vote on Senate version of bor...
2019-06-27, 21:52

Tapper presses Cuccinelli on family separations CNN's Jake Tapper spoke to the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli about the ICE raids on undocumented immigran...
2019-07-15, 18:00

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House will send President Donald Trump a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detain...
2019-06-27, 23:52

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migr...
2019-06-28, 04:26

Activists call for end to family separations with cage installations #NoKidsInCages asks lawmakers to pass Keep Families Together Act by portraying migrant children in cages across New York CityThey lie prone on the gr...
2019-06-12, 17:13

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 a...
2019-05-24, 00:26

President Trump Falsely Claims Obama Began Migrant Family Separations President Donald Trump dismissed the plight of migrant children housed in U.S. detention centers and falsely claimed that his predecessor enacted a p...
2019-06-23, 18:39

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to p...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Children's mag Highlights slams 'unconscionable' migrant family separations "This is not a political statement about immigration policy. This is a statement about human decency, plain and simple," CEO Kent Johnson wrote. ...
2019-06-27, 19:52

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. ...
2019-06-11, 00:26

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that w...
2019-06-11, 08:13

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to pu...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Centre To Introduce Bill To Allow Proxy Voting To NRIs Tomorrow: Report The Union cabinet will take a call Monday to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament to extend the facility of proxy voting to NRIs, government sources ...
2019-06-23, 20:52

U.S. farm state senators introduce bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel waiver program, which the corn in...
2019-06-14, 15:13

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department ...
2019-06-21, 22:26

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...
2019-06-06, 23:39

U.S. 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...
2019-06-06, 22:13

U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into tech firms Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department ...
2019-06-21, 22:13

Democrats cast McConnell as villain in bid to win Senate and energize liberals Amy McGrath, who is challenging the Kentucky senator, and other Democrats are trying to make the 2020 election not only a referendum on President Tru...
2019-07-10, 02:52

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department ...
2019-06-21, 22:13

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 Cent...
2019-06-11, 19:39

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 c...
2019-05-29, 18:26

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at ...
2019-06-20, 01:00

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...
2019-05-24, 02:01

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 Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican's r...
2019-06-06, 02:52

NY Senate hashing out pro-weed bill for introduction New York lawmakers on Sunday appeared to be fired up for a pot party — with a new bill to legalize marijuana set to be introduced in the state Senate...
2019-06-17, 08:52

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 su...
2019-05-24, 01:39

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration su...
2019-06-19, 19:39

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S...
2019-06-19, 21:00

Bipartisan Senate deal reached on $4.5B border-humanitarian aid package Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, hav...
2019-06-19, 06:52

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 Te...
2019-06-11, 22:39

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 dau...
2019-05-23, 01:13

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hi...
2019-06-27, 21:26

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 Deterre...
2019-05-23, 23:39

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bil...
2019-06-29, 18:26

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...
2019-05-28, 04:26

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 includ...
2019-05-24, 01:26

Senate passes border spending package, setting up fight with House Both the Senate and House have now passed legislation delivering billions of dollars to address the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern borde...
2019-06-27, 20:13

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...
2019-05-21, 20:39

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...
2019-05-21, 15:13

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. Rea...
2019-05-24, 02:01

Senate committee OKs $4.6 billion humanitarian aid bill for migrant crisis A Senate panel gave its approval Wednesday to President Trump’s $4.6 billion request for funding to tackle the escalating humanitarian crisis at the ...
2019-06-19, 21:39

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 ai...
2019-05-23, 23:39

Australian government boosts Senate numbers ahead of tax cut bill Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will need to secure just three votes in the country's upper house to pass legislation after election results...
2019-06-19, 05:52

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'...
2019-05-23, 03:26

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in ...
2019-07-12, 21:52

Democrats to try again on overdue $19B disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats appear likely to try again to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill that’s a top priority for som...
2019-05-28, 17:26

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia ove...
2019-07-10, 21:13

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 ant...
2019-06-01, 20:26

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber appro...
2019-06-28, 09:00

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a ...
2019-05-22, 03:26

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environme...
2019-06-21, 08:39

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to ...
2019-06-18, 19:39

Senate bill would block federal funds for 2026 World Cup until USWNT gets equal pay West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, who introduced the bill, said that the "clear unequitable pay between the U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams is u...
2019-07-10, 15:52

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 sal...
2019-05-23, 21:26

House Democrats suspend work on retooling border aid legislation U.S. House Democrats on Thursday suspended work on legislation to retool Senate-passed border aid legislation, a Democratic aide said. The Democrats ...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Sarah Sanders: Border crisis will 'get worse' until Democrats help fix problems Following a discussion about a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in Customs and Border Protection custody this week, White House Press Secretary Sa...
2019-05-22, 18:39

Democrats clash on healthcare, border in scrappy first U.S. presidential debate Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that lai...
2019-06-27, 18:52

House Democrats Demand More Control Over Border as Impasse Deepens Democrats moved to add an amendment to a Senate border-spending bill, inserting tougher oversight and health standard protections. Senate Republicans...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Democrats resurrect bill to punish election interference House Democrats on Thursday resurrected a new version of a bill that would go after Russia and other foreign adversaries that meddle in U.S. election...
2019-06-28, 02:39

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move ...
2019-06-20, 01:00

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 amendmen...
2019-06-08, 01:26

Senate backs massive defense bill, targets China, sets Iran vote The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $750-billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sa...
2019-06-28, 10:52

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 approv...
2019-05-28, 04:52

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia...
2019-07-10, 17:26

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 ha...
2019-06-06, 03:39

U.S. judge denies Democrats' lawsuit to stop border wall funds A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a lawsuit by Democrats in the House of Representatives that sought to block President Donald Trump's plan to ...
2019-06-04, 05:00

Ocasio-Cortez and other Democrats detail 'horrifying' conditions at border facility Congresswoman said people were ‘drinking out of toilets’ and denounced alleged sexual threats by CBP officers towards herFollow the latest in US poli...
2019-07-02, 06:26

Arizona Border Patrol chief on Democrats' 'misinformation': The system is broken, we've been asking for help An Arizona Border Patrol official said Monday he is trying his best to dispel the "absurd" claims from Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-...
2019-07-08, 18:39

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated...
2019-06-05, 01:39

U.S. judge denies Democrats' suit to stop border wall funds A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a lawsuit by Democrats in the House of Representatives that sought to block President Donald Trump's plan to ...
2019-06-04, 04:00

Trump slams Mexico, Democrats over spike in asylum seekers at border President Trump slammed Mexico and Democratic lawmakers on Friday for the growing number of asylum seekers overwhelming the US southern border — the ...
2019-05-31, 20:39

Mitch McConnell promises to force Democrats on border vote next week Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll force Democrats to vote on President Donald Trump's $4.5 million request for emergency fun...
2019-06-17, 20:13

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language...
2019-05-27, 18:52

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 r...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Sanders: Democrats have done 'absolutely nothing' while Mexico is taking 'unprecedented' actions on border crisis White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders slammed Democrats on Tuesday over inaction at the border, and claimed that Mexico is doing more for the Ame...
2019-06-11, 18:39

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 ...
2019-06-04, 09:26

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fellow Democrats testify on 'cruelty' of border facilities Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of several lawmakers who toured two border facilities in Texas, testified Friday about what she described as the "...
2019-07-13, 05:13

Tom Homan: Democrats, liberal media pushing 'false narrative' on border enforcement Following the release of a Fox News poll revealing that 50 percent of voters believe the Trump administration has "gone too far" in the enforcement o...
2019-06-17, 20:39

Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill. The post Re...
2019-06-29, 18:26

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 f...
2019-05-27, 15:39

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon New York's Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company....
2019-06-21, 20:13

The Youngest Child Separated From His Family at the Border Was 4 Months Old Baby Constantin spent five months of his first year in a foster home. His family got a painful look at America’s experiment with family separation as...
2019-06-17, 06:00

Migrant: Young family ignored advice against border swim Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country had a three-month deadline to get the flow of Central American migrants under control ...
2019-06-27, 20:13

‘This Is About the Preservation of Our Humanity’: Democrats Speak Out About Vile Conditions, Racist Rhetoric at Border Facilities Democrats visiting three detention facilities in Texas on Monday had to raise their voices—despite having microphones—to be heard over the shouts and...
2019-07-02, 23:13

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadlin...
2019-06-24, 02:13

ICE seeks DNA tests to weed out 'fraudulent' family claims at border Immigration and Customs Enforcement put out a call seeking help implementing a rapid DNA test for migrants trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border to ...
2019-05-30, 04:52

The father and daughter who drowned at the border were desperate for a better life, family says A man and his 23-month old daughter, migrants from El Salvador, were swept away in the river waters in Brownsville, Tex., on Sunday. A graphic photo ...
2019-06-27, 20:13

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for...
2019-06-28, 04:13

Partisan rancor reigns as Democrats test limits of their power in defense policy bill THE FINAL VOTES: The House is coming down to the wire as it works its way through more than 400 amendments to the 2020 National Defense Authorization...
2019-07-12, 14:39

California Democrats push bill allowing noncitizens to hold party leadership roles California lawmakers proposed a bill last week that, if passed, would give noncitizens the chance to serve in state and local Democratic Party leader...
2019-07-02, 23:13

‘Everyone hates this place’: Border bill tears apart Democratic caucus Democrats broke into open warfare Thursday over Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s surrender to the Senate’s emergency border aid package, with the caucus’ long-...
2019-06-28, 12:13

Chuck Schumer faces liberal ire over border bill ‘betrayal’ Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is facing a lingering political backlash from liberal House Democrats over his role in the passage of a bipartis...
2019-07-01, 22:26

Migrant woman's family sues Border Patrol for $100M over fatal shooting The family of Claudia Patricia Gómez González, a Guatemalan woman shot and killed by a U.S. border agent, is demanding $100 million in ...
2019-05-24, 22:13

Woman missing in remote area near California-Nevada border, family fears she was abducted Sheryl Powell, 60, took her dog for a walk from a campground in the White Mountains and didn't return.        ...
2019-07-15, 22:26

Ingraham exclusive: Homeland Security boss defends against family-separation accusations at border The acting head of the Department of Homeland Security is disputing accusations that U.S. authorities are continuing to separate children from their ...
2019-05-24, 15:52

New Bill Would Require Agents to Actually Have Probable Cause to Search Electronic Devices at the Border Customs officials at the border don’t need a warrant or probable cause to search your electronic devices, an invasive practice that has only spiked i...
2019-05-23, 00:13

'I Don’t Believe the Administration on Anything': Ilhan Omar on Debt, the Debates, and the Awful Border Bill Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has only been in Congress for fewer than six months, but already, she’s made one of the biggest splashes in a high-profi...
2019-06-28, 22:52

‘A betrayal’: Inside the bitter rift between Pelosi and Schumer over border bill The sudden dispute between the two most powerful Democrats in the country is remarkable given their long history of cooperation and could have seriou...
2019-06-29, 06:52

Border bill exposes Dems’ rift over limits of fighting Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to provide humanitarian aid to migrants spilling across the southwest border has exposed deep and bitter division among...
2019-06-28, 07:00

Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart from 2020 Democrats Reuters/Brian C. Frank 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg staked out a bold stance towards Israel in a speech outlining his foreign policy a...
2019-06-12, 05:26

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Are House Democrats prepared to make Hyde an issue in the spending bill? Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-06-10, 17:00

Dems trying to add ‘radical’ riders shielding illegal immigrants in border bill: GOP sources House Democrats are trying to overhaul a major border bill by attaching riders that would nullify significant parts of immigration law and protect il...
2019-06-18, 20:26

Tensions flare over Pelosi’s comments about four House Democratic women and border bill The speaker faced criticism from some of the four first-term lawmakers as animosity over the emergency aid package lingered in the Democratic caucus....
2019-07-07, 22:52

House approval of border bill triggers Democratic progressive-moderate split ‘The Squad’ accuses party leaders of caving to White HouseAmash: Pelosi making mistake on impeachmentCongressional approval for funds for the Trump a...
2019-07-07, 22:52

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly le...
2019-06-06, 04:52

Omar fires back after Pelosi calls out far-left Dems who voted against border bill Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday joined Democrats who took issue with a recent interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who criticized the influ...
2019-07-08, 13:13

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the rece...
2019-07-09, 01:52

Trump’s emergency border wall declaration to fuel partisan fighting in defense bill Democrats and Republicans are also expecting bitter partisan disputes over the nuclear arsenal, the Pentagon’s overall budget, and the detention faci...
2019-06-11, 12:39

Tensions flare on House floor as Republicans pressure Dems to pass bipartisan border bill Republicans on Thursday ramped up pressure on House Democrats to pass the Senate version of a $4.5 billion border bill to combat the humanitarian cri...
2019-06-27, 21:26

Mike Pence heads to border to defend migrant facilities as Democrats decry 'unconscionable' conditions Mike Pence will tour a migrant detention center while House Democrats host a hearing about the centers featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez  ...
2019-07-12, 18:26

Pelosi: 'Children' most important in border bill Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says 'the children" coming across our southern border and the treatment they are given are the most important ...
2019-06-27, 19:00

On the lash: how to introduce colour to your look Coloured mascara is having a moment, but pick your tone and place carefully. Plus, the importance of good sunscreen, and new products to tryOnce upon...
2019-06-02, 10:00

NB Liquor to introduce reusable bag program In a press release, ANBL board chair Rachelle Gagnon says the corporation made the decision to follow what other jurisdictions across Canada are doin...
2019-07-12, 17:26

Allow Vic Berger to introduce you to "MAGA Men & Their Trump Trucks" Vic Berger’s videos will be remembered as one of the best documents of our current era. Like Ralph Steadman illustrations, Berger zooms in on the ugl...
2019-05-23, 21:26

GOP, Dem Senators officially introduce loot box, “pay-to-win” legislation Unlike this ceramic replica, video game loot boxes are not filled with real candy. (credit: ThinkGeek) Weeks ago, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) relea...
2019-05-24, 02:52

City of Lethbridge to introduce landfill surcharge The City of Lethbridge is introducing a $50-per-tonne surcharge on business waste haulers if loads to the landfill contain more than 25 per cent recy...
2019-06-19, 03:26

The iPhone 11 could finally introduce upgraded Bluetooth capabilities The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R are all expected to introduce a variety of upgrades come this September, but according to a new report b...
2019-05-28, 10:00

We're pleased to introduce Chicago's very own alligator, "Chance The Snapper" There is, we’re duty bound to tell you, a goddamned alligator in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon. It’s swimming around, peeking its creepy prehistoric...
2019-07-12, 02:13

CBOE To Introduce Mini-SPX Options With PM Settlement On November 5 CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE®) announced today that the Exchange will list a Mini-SPX In...
2019-05-22, 01:39

New Zealand to introduce its own 'Google tax' if international law change bid fails The country wants to better tax the NZ$2.7 billion in revenue from cross-border digital services and is asking its OECD peers to amend international ...
2019-06-05, 05:26

New Seat Ateca facelift set to introduce hybrid variants Seat's 2020 update for its family SUV could bring more than one electrified variant as part of brand hybrid and EV rollout Seat will revamp its Atec...
2019-07-11, 12:00

CFE TO INTRODUCE TRADING IN CBOE MINI-VIX FUTURES MARCH 2 CHICAGO, February 25, 2009 -The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that on Monday, March 2, it plans to launch trading in CBOE mini-VIX...
2019-05-22, 17:00

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 may introduce a controversial design change As smartphone design becomes increasingly uniform on the front—with hair-thin bezels and large displays differentiated only by a small notch or a hol...
2019-05-27, 14:52

CBOE To Introduce First Interest Rate-Based Volatility Index CHICAGO, June 13, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that it will begin disseminating values for i...
2019-05-22, 02:39

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have intro...
2019-06-10, 02:52

McDonald's To Introduce Vegan Burger In Its Menu In Israel: Report With an aim to expand its customer base, McDonald's is set to go green in Israel. It will introduce a vegan burger in its menu in the Israeli cityof ...
2019-07-03, 05:52

Livanos family dishes on cooking show ‘Family Food Fight’ The Livanos family from Armonk hopes they’re cooking on all cylinders for Thursday night’s episode of ABC’s “Family Food Fight.” The new cooking/chal...
2019-06-27, 19:40

Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren Introduce Racial Equity Plans At the Essence Festival, Ms. Harris called for $100 billion to help black families buy homes, and Ms. Warren called for new rules for federal contrac...
2019-07-07, 00:26

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will reach billions, but the company still faces problems with trust and privacy....
2019-06-19, 00:26

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they ...
2019-05-29, 17:00

Rihanna Breaks From Fenty Fashion To Introduce Chinese Brand Quetsche RiRi’s penchant for emerging labels has been bolstered by her stylist and collaborator Jahleel Weaver, who took over the role from Mel Ottenberg when...
2019-06-10, 16:52

Photo-bomber flashes bare chest in background of grieving family at state park, Texas family says A Texas woman is seeking the identity of a photo -bomber who ruined her family’s weekend trip to a state park to remember a family member who died by...
2019-07-16, 10:52

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
2019-06-14, 22:39

New FAA rules for recreational drone flyers introduce temporary no-fly zones and a training requirement Rules that went into effect last week will limit drone flying in previously accessible areas. That limitation should be temporary. Read on to find ou...
2019-05-22, 16:13

Elizabeth Warren will introduce legislation to cancel student loan debt for most borrowers Elizabeth Warren isn't waiting for the election to push forward her sweeping plan to erase the majority of the country's outstanding studen...
2019-06-13, 21:39

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame set to introduce new "Interactive Garage" exhibit this summer A new interactive exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is set to open in the Cleveland museum in July.        ...
2019-06-10, 14:39

Kamala Harris and AOC Introduce Legislation That Protects Formerly Incarcerated People Against Federal Housing Discrimination U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is introducing a bill Wednesday with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.)...
2019-07-11, 00:13

Border Patrol apprehensions along southern border fall for first time in 2019 After a record-setting run where more Central Americans were entering the U.S., their numbers fell in June, representing a possible summer slowdown. ...
2019-07-10, 04:26

Ocasio-Cortez allegedly screamed at border agents during recent trip to southern border: report Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., allegedly screamed at Customs and Border Protection agents "in a threatening manner" during a recent visit to ...
2019-07-02, 14:26

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 nev...
2019-06-08, 22:39

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 aske...
2019-06-05, 22:13

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentratio...
2019-06-18, 16:52

Watch Revenge Body Trainer Corey Calliet Introduce New Client Logan to His "No Excuses" Workout Regimen Corey Calliet is ready to teach new client Logan "the Calliet way." In this clip from Sunday's all-new Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian, the celeb...
2019-07-12, 16:13

UPDATE 1-S&P Dow Jones Indices and NZX introduce geographic revenue exposure indices S&P Dow Jones Indices and New Zealand's exchange operator NZX Ltd on Wednesday launched two new indices that will track firms based on their geograph...
2019-06-05, 02:26

Cboe Plans to Introduce a New Liquidity Provider Protection Feature on Cboe EDGA Equities Exchange CHICAGO – June 10, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to ...
2019-06-10, 18:39

Cboe Plans to Introduce New Lead Market Maker Incentive Program for its Cboe Listed ETP Marketplace CHICAGO – June 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to ...
2019-06-14, 23:26

S&P Dow Jones Indices and NZX introduce geographic revenue exposure indices S&P Dow Jones Indices and New Zealand's exchange operator NZX Ltd on Wednesday launched two new indices that will track firms based on their geograph...
2019-06-05, 02:26

CBOE TO INTRODUCE NEW S&P 500 THREE-MONTH REALIZED VOLATILITY OPTIONS THIS OCTOBER; New Contract Provides Accessible Way to Capture Differences Between Realized and Implied Volatilities INTERLAKEN, SWITZERLAND, and CHICAGO, IL, September 4, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that the Exchange plans to la...
2019-05-22, 17:00

CBOE to Introduce CBOE Low Volatility Index CHICAGO, IL -- November 29, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it will begin disseminating values for a ...
2019-05-22, 02:39

Roy Moore will run for Senate again Roy Moore, the controversial Republican judge who lost a 2017 Senate race in deep-red Alabama, is running again to unseat Democratic Sen. Doug Jones ...
2019-06-20, 21:52

Trump may avoid another Fed fiasco in Senate President Donald Trump's latest pair of hopefuls for the Federal Reserve board don't have the same baggage as Stephen Moore and Herman Cain. And that...
2019-07-10, 13:26

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 GO...
2019-05-24, 18:52

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 dramat...
2019-05-25, 08:13

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 Democrat...
2019-06-10, 23:00

Roy Moore running for Senate despite discouragement from GOP MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore, a former judge who defiantly opposed gay marriage and defended the public display of the Ten Co...
2019-06-21, 09:00

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. Sena...
2019-05-27, 01:52

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 Trum...
2019-06-06, 22:13

Australian tax cuts get enough Senate support to become law Australia’s reelected government has gained enough Senate support to win approval for 158 billion Australian dollars ($110 billion) in tax cuts over ...
2019-07-04, 04:13

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 con...
2019-05-29, 22:00

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-elect...
2019-05-25, 18:39

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 discu...
2019-06-12, 16:39

Roy Moore, Polarizing Republican, Will Again Run for Senate in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court wants a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republica...
2019-06-21, 00:13

Trump can't hide from Senate debate on Iran President Donald Trump may not want a high-profile congressional debate on war with Iran, but he might not have much say in the matter. Just as mili...
2019-06-22, 00:00

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 ye...
2019-05-23, 10:39

Joe Manchin considering leaving the Senate before his term is up: report West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin is considering leaving the Senate before his term is up to run for governor of the state, according to a new report. M...
2019-06-13, 19:52

Kris Kobach's Senate Campaign Can't Even Spell His Name Racist grifter and failed voter suppression “expert” Kris Kobach is reportedly set to announce a 2020 race for Senate today, less than a year after h...
2019-07-08, 20:39

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...
2019-06-04, 21:52

GOP leader says Republicans will return to Oregon Senate SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republicans in the Oregon Senate say they’ll end a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation that ground the Legis...
2019-06-28, 20:26

Senate panel advances nomination for FAA chief The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted narrowly on Wednesday to send the nomination of a former airline executive to head the Federal Aviation Admi...
2019-07-10, 21:13

Amy McGrath Raises $2.5 Million in First Day of Kentucky Senate Bid The fund-raising haul was the most ever in the first 24 hours of a Senate campaign. But her opponent, Mitch McConnell, is a formidable fund-raiser as...
2019-07-11, 06:26

US Senate panel takes up what to do with nuclear waste ALBUQUERQUE, NM — It’s been more than a decade since the US government was supposed to begin moving spent nuclear fuel that has been piling up at doz...
2019-06-28, 22:13

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 ar...
2019-06-05, 00:13

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 ...
2019-06-12, 02:52

Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there n...
2019-06-21, 08:39

Bills now taking more than twice as long to get through Canada’s Senate The calculations were made using the number of sitting days between the time a bill was introduced in the Senate and when it passed third reading the...
2019-06-30, 18:13

Roy Moore: hard-right Republican set to run again for Senate in 2020 – live Moore, whose 2017 bid was marred by sexual misconduct scandal, to announce fresh run, while Trump says ‘stay tuned’ on possible Iran strikeSign up fo...
2019-06-20, 21:26

Senate defeats measure to restrain Trump on Iran The U.S. Senate on Friday defeated legislation that would have barred President Donald Trump from launching an attack on Iran without first obtaining...
2019-06-28, 21:39

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, accordin...
2019-06-06, 06:39

The Most Cursed Senate Primary of All Time Is a Real Possibility Folks, we are getting one step closer to the most awful U.S. Senate primary I could ever dream up becoming a reality: racist, homophobic, crypto-Nazi...
2019-06-20, 00:52

Scandal-scarred Roy Moore announces new Senate bid, despite GOP protests Roy Moore, the scandal-scarred Republican who lost a 2017 bid for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, announced Thursday he will run again for Senate next ye...
2019-06-20, 22:39

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to...
2019-06-19, 17:00

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 cu...
2019-06-10, 05:39

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the Worl...
2019-07-12, 22:13

Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter-Brazil Senate panel Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should both be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committe...
2019-07-02, 19:00

Why Ted Cruz may be holding up major retirement legislation in the Senate New legislation called the Secure Act could usher in the biggest changes to retirement law since 2006. But one sticking point — the use of 529 saving...
2019-06-21, 16:00

Second ex-Senate aide charged in posting private data WASHINGTON (AP) — A second former aide to Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges that stem from the illegal online posting of person...
2019-06-19, 23:52

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 Wedne...
2019-06-12, 20:00

Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain ...
2019-06-19, 22:39

Trump, Senate leaders react to US-Iran tensions As President Donald Trump declares that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone, Republican and Democratic leaders publicly addr...
2019-06-20, 19:39

Filmmaker drowns while shooting video for US Senate candidate A filmmaker drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a video for a prospective US Senate candidate, authorities said. Jesse Hubbell, 40, and wannabe ...
2019-06-21, 22:39

Senate leaders clinch deal on Iran war vote Senate Republican and Democratic leaders on Wednesday reached a deal to hold a debate on Iran this week, clearing the way for passage of a major defe...
2019-06-27, 20:13

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 gr...
2019-05-28, 23:26

Senate to try again to hold Saudis responsible for Khashoggi killing Nine months after the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Congress remains at a loss for how to hold Saudi Arabia accountable. Democrats and...
2019-07-10, 13:26

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state...
2019-06-21, 21:39

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 presid...
2019-06-12, 04:26

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a...
2019-07-03, 00:39

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 ...
2019-06-05, 07:13

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 ...
2019-06-03, 23:39

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiatio...
2019-06-19, 17:00

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services...
2019-06-20, 13:13

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges ma...
2019-06-19, 19:26

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Repub...
2019-06-21, 03:26

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 lan...
2019-05-21, 18:52

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 ...
2019-05-22, 00:01

Mexico’s senate approves trade deal with US, Canada MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the...
2019-06-19, 22:52

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said h...
2019-07-10, 01:52

Senate GOP leader relishes role as ‘Grim Reaper’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls himself the Grim Reaper — the one who holds the scythe leading to the chamber where th...
2019-06-29, 04:00

Alabama’s Roy Moore to announce US Senate plans Thursday MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore will announce today if he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Moore has scheduled a Thursday aft...
2019-06-20, 09:26

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 th...
2019-06-04, 18:52

Kris Kobach Announces Bid for Kansas Senate Seat Mr. Kobach, who was the Republican nominee for governor last year, has most recently championed an effort to build a border wall with private funding...
2019-07-09, 02:13

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...
2019-06-14, 14:00

Senate falls short in vote to restrain Trump on Iran The effort sought to require the president to seek congressional authorization before engaging militarily with Iran, except in cases of self-defense....
2019-06-28, 20:26

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, c...
2019-05-21, 15:39

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 Trum...
2019-06-06, 02:00

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom ...
2019-06-17, 12:26

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 W...
2019-06-12, 17:13

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 (...
2019-06-13, 20:26

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 — ...
2019-06-05, 03:00

Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journa...
2019-06-20, 18:39

Vale says 'respectfully disagrees' with Brazil Senate indictment recommendation Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA said on Tuesday that it "respectfully disagrees" with recommendations by a Brazilian Senate committee that its chief...
2019-07-02, 22:52

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, whil...
2019-05-22, 03:52

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 ...
2019-05-22, 03:26

Biden, Recalling Civility in Senate, Invokes Two Segregationist Senators At a fund-raiser in New York, Mr. Biden mentioned James Eastland and Herman Talmadge, two segregationists, fondly recalling that “at least there was ...
2019-06-19, 06:39

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 topp...
2019-06-06, 18:13

Oregon Senate closes due to ‘possible militia threat’ after Republican walkout The Oregon state Senate closed Saturday after a “possible militia threat” from a right-wing group -- amid a broader drama over a walkout by Republica...
2019-06-22, 23:26

Brazil senate committee recommends indicting Vale executives A Brazilian Senate committee that has been investigating iron ore miner Vale SA's deadly dam collapse in late January recommended on Tuesday the indi...
2019-07-02, 19:00

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 ...
2019-06-04, 06:52

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 det...
2019-06-11, 22:26

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of peopl...
2019-06-19, 05:13

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 q...
2019-05-30, 02:13

Trump Jr. to testify in second closed-door Senate Intelligence interview Democrats believe the president’s oldest son may have lied to them in previous testimony about his role in a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian ...
2019-06-12, 15:26

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 M...
2019-05-30, 03:39

Sessions hasn’t ruled out run for his old Senate seat from Alabama, Shelby says The state’s senior senator spoke out as Republicans braced for an expected announcement by Roy Moore that he is running again for the GOP nomination....
2019-06-19, 20:13

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other coun...
2019-06-21, 03:52

Senate Russia report coming after July Fourth recess The Senate Intelligence Committee’s bipartisan report on Russian interference in the 2016 election is on track for public release next month, the pan...
2019-06-27, 20:13

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...
2019-06-12, 06:52

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other coun...
2019-06-21, 02:00

Alabama’s Roy Moore Announces Another Senate Run Over President Trump’s Objection (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for U.S. Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two y...
2019-06-21, 02:52

Suit seeking election for Arizona US Senate seat dismissed PHOENIX (AP) – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to require Arizona’s governor to call a snap special election to fill the ...
2019-06-30, 06:00

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 Manu...
2019-05-30, 18:26

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 ...
2019-06-11, 19:26

Amy McGrath Announces Her Run for Mitch McConnell’s Senate Seat: ‘Somebody Needs to Stand Up to Him’ (WASHINGTON) — Amy McGrath, a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky, has set her sights o...
2019-07-09, 16:52

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional cam...
2019-07-09, 19:00

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 Sav...
2019-06-12, 02:39

Senate Rejects Curb on Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran The Senate shot down a measure that would have required President Trump to seek Congress’s approval before launching an offensive military strike on ...
2019-06-29, 00:26

Senate panel focuses on missing, slain indigenous women ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key congressional committee is holding a hearing on a slate of legislation aimed at addressing the deaths and disappearanc...
2019-06-19, 22:52

US Senate To Vote On Blocking $8.1 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The US Senate will vote Thursday on whether to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, a lawmaker said, as legislator...
2019-06-20, 04:52

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Digital Currency Project Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymak...
2019-06-20, 04:52

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 jeopar...
2019-05-29, 17:39

Government has failed to shore up cybersecurity vulnerabilities, Senate report says Federal agencies have failed to address key weaknesses in their cybersecurity defenses, leading to hackings and data theft over the past decade, a Se...
2019-06-27, 18:52

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washi...
2019-07-11, 15:13

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 controver...
2019-05-29, 18:52

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that pol...
2019-06-20, 02:39

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 whe...
2019-05-21, 14:52

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, par...
2019-06-05, 19:39

Roy Moore to challenge Doug Jones for Alabama Senate seat Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Thursday announced plans to challenge Sen. Doug Jones in 2020 two years after allegations of sexual miscond...
2019-06-21, 05:26

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 s...
2019-06-09, 21:26

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 P...
2019-06-04, 23:13

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 Jo...
2019-06-05, 23:13

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 Ma...
2019-06-14, 04:26

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 ...
2019-06-06, 05:52

Oregon's Democratic governor sends police for AWOL Senate Republicans Oregon's Democratic governor dispatched the state police on Thursday to bring back to the legislature Senate Republicans who left the Capitol in orde...
2019-06-21, 03:52

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia​ but the numbers were not enough to ov...
2019-06-20, 21:26

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 Jo...
2019-06-06, 07:26

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 s...
2019-06-06, 07:52

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries,...
2019-06-21, 03:52

| US Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales, UK suspends licenses Saudi Arabia's controversial military campaign in Yemen suffered a double blow Thursday as US lawmakers voted to block President Donald Trump's arms ...
2019-06-21, 01:13

UPDATE 3-U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other coun...
2019-06-20, 22:13

Trump’s tough talk on Iran prompts Senate vote on war powers WASHINGTON (AP) — Political unease over the White House’s tough talk against Iran is reviving questions about President Donald Trump’s ab...
2019-06-27, 23:39

UPDATE 2-U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other coun...
2019-06-20, 19:26

Alabama's Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite Republican Party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said o...
2019-06-21, 03:52

U.S. Senate Republican leader McConnell backs Saudi arms sales U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged lawmakers on Thursday to vote against resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to...
2019-06-20, 17:13

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work wit...
2019-06-28, 07:00

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 ha...
2019-06-13, 22:00

Brazil Senate committee recommends blanket ban on mining tailings dams A Brazilian Senate committee investigating a deadly dam collapse at a Vale SA mining facility recommended on Tuesday that Congress pass a blanket ban...
2019-07-02, 19:00

A transgender activist made waves when she spoke at the DNC. Now she’s running for state Senate. If Sarah McBride wins the 2020 race to replace Delaware Sen. Harris McDowell, who is retiring at the end of his term, McBride will be the state’s fir...
2019-07-10, 00:52

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...
2019-06-12, 23:52

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...
2019-06-10, 17:26

‘Glad This Is Finally Over.’ Donald Trump Jr. Speaks Out After Senate Panel Inquiry (WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, said he is “glad this is finally over” after speaking to the Sen...
2019-06-12, 22:26

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter-Brazil Senate panel Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should both be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committe...
2019-07-02, 19:00

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 Su...
2019-05-30, 23:00

'Facebook is already too big and too powerful': Senate to dig into Libra, the tech giant's new crypto project (FB) The US Senate Banking Committee plans to hold a hearing on Facebook's newly-announced Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16th, Reuters reports. On...
2019-06-19, 23:13

Trump plan to sell arms to Saudis faces Senate vote The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Ara...
2019-06-20, 05:39

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, followin...
2019-05-24, 01:13

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....
2019-05-29, 16:13

Former Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach files to run for a Senate seat The Republican known for hard-line views against illegal immigration formally led President Trump’s short-lived election integrity commission, which ...
2019-07-08, 18:52

US Senate Passes Proposal To Give India The Same Status As 'NATO Ally' The US Senate has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America's NATO allies and countries like Israel and South Korea for in...
2019-07-02, 10:39

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 Commit...
2019-06-12, 17:39

Fight over flight to Cochran funeral breaks out in Senate Appropriations Committee What started as a routine request — arranging for a government flight to take senators to the funeral of the late Sen. Thad Cochran — has become a co...
2019-06-19, 11:13

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 a...
2019-06-05, 21:39

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate backs his move to cut ministries Brazil's Senate on Tuesday voted to approve right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's decree to revamp the executive branch, averting a potential crisis ...
2019-05-29, 06:26

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 e...
2019-05-30, 21:39

Senate Republican leader sees budget, debt ceiling deal soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on federal spend...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Alabama Republican Roy Moore weighs 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, is exp...
2019-06-20, 15:52

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 congression...
2019-06-11, 22:26

Film producer shooting ad for prospective US Senate candidate likely drowned: officials A film producer from Boston died this week after officials say he likely drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a political ad for a prospective U....
2019-06-21, 17:13

Deadline for inquiry into Mark Norman case extended by Senate committee The committee voted 8-4 in favour of extending the deadline to Aug. 1. But that doesn't make it a done deal -- it requires formal approval for the co...
2019-06-18, 04:52

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...
2019-05-28, 23:52

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 reelect...
2019-05-22, 14:00

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, ...
2019-05-22, 00:13

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 campa...
2019-06-13, 19:52

Pennsylvania Senate Session Descends Into Screaming Match Over Poverty Assistance Program The Pennsylvania senate’s state budget negotiations descended into chaos on Wednesday when lawmakers and activists clashed over the elimination...
2019-06-29, 21:52

Senate fails to approve Iran resolution, after longest vote in chamber’s history The Senate on Friday, after a record-breaking 10-hour vote, failed to approve a resolution that would require President Trump to get congressional ap...
2019-06-28, 22:52

Defying Trump, US Senate Votes To Block $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The Republican-led Senate voted Thursday to block $8.1 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, as legislators outraged with t...
2019-06-21, 02:00

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. ...
2019-06-11, 03:26

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Sena...
2019-06-20, 22:39

Rapinoe says US women's soccer team would be 'very happy to accept' Schumer's invite to Senate The U.S. women's soccer team's star forward Megan Rapinoe told reporters Monday that the team would be “very happy to accept” Senate Minority Leader ...
2019-07-09, 06:26

UPDATE 1-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 ...
2019-05-23, 00:52

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 ...
2019-05-23, 02:39

After Losing Kansas’ Governor’s Race in 2018, Kris Kobach Is Running for Senate (TOPEKA, Kan.) — Kris Kobach, nationally known as an advocate of tough immigration policies and a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, la...
2019-07-08, 23:00

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 bil...
2019-06-10, 11:13

Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Lead...
2019-07-09, 21:13

State Senate won’t back de Blasio plan to overhaul high school admissions Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial plan to scrap the single admissions test that determines entry into the city’s specialized high schools is dead ...
2019-06-19, 00:26

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 t...
2019-05-22, 13:52

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 t...
2019-05-29, 07:26

Trump's pick to lead the FAA clears Senate hurdle, despite opposition over whistleblower lawsuit The former Delta Air Lines executive Trump picked to lead the FAA was approved by a Senate committee, despite opposition over a whistleblower lawsuit...
2019-07-10, 20:26

Senate Banking Committee Schedules Hearing on Facebook's Massive Cryptocurrency Project The U.S. Senate Banking Committee is set to scrutinize Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions at a hearing set for July 16, Reuters reported on Wednesda...
2019-06-20, 08:26

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 Jone...
2019-05-29, 04:13

Trump 2020 campaign will attack Biden's Senate record, not his time as Obama's VP President Trump’s 2020 campaign will seize on Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s mixed Senate record rather than his eight years as Bara...
2019-07-06, 15:00

Joe Biden Refuses to Apologize for Remarks on Working With a Senate That Included Segregationist Senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate “got things done” with “civility” even when the bod...
2019-06-20, 08:26

Trump 'not on board' with Jeff Sessions running for Alabama Senate seat: report President Donald Trump is reportedly opposed to former Attorney General Jeff Sessions trying to reclaim his old Alabama Senate seat, according to com...
2019-07-12, 00:39

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. T...
2019-06-06, 22:39

Joe Biden’s Senate records could answer questions about his past actions — but he’s keeping them secret The former vice president’s records were expected for release this year but have been kept under wraps due to new terms announced just before his pre...
2019-07-12, 01:13

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 i...
2019-06-13, 01:26

With Rare Comity, Senate Panel Advances Bills to Lower Health Costs The Senate health committee approved a suite of bills to address rising health costs — including surprise medical bills and prescription drug prices ...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Trump may leave Pizzella 'acting' labor secretary to avoid Senate fight President Trump has given little indication that he intends to formally nominate Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella to replace departing Labor S...
2019-07-16, 02:00

'Nothing to correct': Donald Trump Jr. returns to Senate panel to testify about Russia probe Donald Trump Jr. began testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where he is expected to be asked about aborted plan to build a Trump Tower...
2019-06-12, 18:13

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 promise...
2019-06-06, 07:26

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries...
2019-06-20, 20:00

GOP leader says Oregon Republicans will return to the Senate after a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation SALEM, Ore. (AP) — GOP leader says Oregon Republicans will return to the Senate after a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation. The post...
2019-06-28, 20:26

Trump impeachment calls will find 'no appetite in the US Senate,' top GOP lawmaker says after Amash tweets Calls for President Trump's impeachment, including most recently from a Republican congressman, will find "no appetite in the United States Senate," ...
2019-05-22, 04:13

Unhappy Democrats Things are going pretty well. The economy refuses to stop growing. The stock market continues to set records for soaring, not crashing. At long last,...
2019-07-05, 23:39

Nearly 3/4 of Democrats don't know what 'Medicare for all' is Nearly 3 out of every 4 Democrats believe that a "Medicare for all" program includes an option for people to keep their private insurance if they lik...
2019-06-18, 11:39

Alabama’s Roy Moore insists he can win back Senate seat for GOP, tells AP he won’t be influenced by Trump’s tweets MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Roy Moore insists he can win back Senate seat for GOP, tells AP he won’t be influenced by Trump’s...
2019-05-29, 18:39

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     ...
2019-06-01, 20:26

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...
2019-05-30, 01:26

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...
2019-06-03, 19:39

Senate panel sets confirmation hearing for Joint Chiefs nominee Mark Milley The Senate armed services committee will hold a confirmation hearing for Gen. Mark Milley to head the Joint Chiefs of Staff in two weeks, the panel a...
2019-06-29, 00:26

Senate sets quick hearing to act ‘expeditiously’ on Mark Esper's nomination to be defense secretary The Senate Armed Services Committee has scheduled a Tuesday confirmation hearing to “act expeditiously to consider” the nomination of Army Secretary ...
2019-07-12, 04:00

Senate Votes to Block Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations in Bipartisan Rebuke The vote illustrated the deep divide between lawmakers and the administration over Saudi Arabia and the president’s attempts to circumvent Congress o...
2019-06-20, 20:39

CPAC's Schlapp leads in Senate race, NBC in bulletproof studio, 'Seven Letter,' new bipartisan PR firm Pressure is building on Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union and the face of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference...
2019-06-20, 17:00

Alabama US Senate candidate says Americans are 'preoccupied with homosexual activities,' 'wife swap shows' Alabama’s secretary of state who is running for U.S. Senate told supporters over the weekend that America’s culture is in decline because people are ...
2019-07-16, 07:39

Democrats dig in against USMCA vote Key Democrats said Wednesday that they still opposed moving forward on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade until some further cha...
2019-05-22, 19:52

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to ca...
2019-07-10, 00:52

The Democrats’ Pointman on Impeachment The hardest job in Washington right now belongs to a straight-talking New Yorker in his 70s. And it’s not President Donald Trump. As Trump ramp...
2019-05-23, 14:39

NIMBY California Democrats California's increasingly left-wing residents want open borders, and they want their state to give handouts to immigrants, legal and illegal. But the...
2019-06-02, 09:39

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies. &...
2019-06-20, 12:26

Watch live: Fed chief Jerome Powell appears in Senate amid hints of interest rate cut One day after he signaled the Federal Reserve will consider an interest rate cut at its policy meeting this month, Chairman Jerome Powell will answer...
2019-07-11, 17:26

Trump sends Senate secretary of defense nomination, triggering a game of musical chairs at the Pentagon President Trump sent the Senate his nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become defense secretary, just one day before Esper's scheduled confir...
2019-07-16, 00:39

Mexico Senate overwhelmingly votes to ratify USMCA trade agreement with United States, Canada MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico Senate overwhelmingly votes to ratify USMCA trade agreement with United States, Canada. The post Mexico Senate overwhelming...
2019-06-19, 22:52

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Tr...
2019-07-05, 23:39

House Democrats sue for Trump's tax returns House Democrats on Tuesday sued for President Trump’s tax returns, marking the beginning of a high-stakes legal fight over his efforts to keep his ta...
2019-07-02, 21:39

Democrats Take Aim at Silicon Valley. They Take Its Cash, Too. Until recently Silicon Valley was seen as one of the few relatively untainted sources of big-money donations for Democratic candidates. Now, that’s c...
2019-06-06, 16:39

Wayward Democrats Return, but Are Still Under Fire For the first time in six years, every Democrat in the New York State Senate is working with the Democratic conference. But they are likely to face r...
2019-07-07, 19:52

Democrats: Prisoners of the past on the economy We are all, to some extent, prisoners of the past. Things that have already happened — or that we remember as having happened — constitute the world ...
2019-07-11, 01:39

Mexico and U.S. try new trade fix to win over Democrats: official Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal, aimed at satisfy...
2019-07-05, 19:52

Democrats want to tax the wealthy, but not in blue states Here's a question: if Democrats want "Medicare for all," much increased college tuition support, and a "Green New Deal," how can they possibly backtr...
2019-05-31, 17:39

Trudeau to prod Democrats on USMCA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lobby House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to take up the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade during a...
2019-06-17, 23:39

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first deba...
2019-06-14, 02:13

Senior Democrats say no Trump impeachment … yet Adam Schiff: party is ‘not there yet’ on seeking to oust presidentJames Clyburn: ‘Right now we are winning this issue’More than 50 congressional Demo...
2019-06-02, 21:13

How the 2016 Debates Are Still Haunting Democrats Democrats and Republicans had opposing problems when they held their presidential primary debates in 2016. For Democrats, the perception that the par...
2019-05-30, 23:00

Denmark election: Social Democrats on course to win The center-left party pledged to pursue a restrictive immigration policy if it forms the next government. The far-right Danish People's Party saw its...
2019-06-05, 21:26

Democrats clash over 'Medicare for all' in first debate The issue over health insurance marked the first stark divide among the candidates, and sparked a heated back-and-forth between many of the candidate...
2019-06-27, 21:39

House Democrats take on school segregation Gates Foundation forms commission to look at post-high school certificates, degrees — Study: D.C. voucher program didn't affect student achieveme...
2019-05-22, 02:39

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear...
2019-06-18, 17:52

AP analysis: For Democrats, big government is back The Democratic Party is in no mood for a coronation. Joe Biden stepped onto the debate stage Thursday as a fragile front-runner and walked away facin...
2019-06-28, 12:39

Trump says will soon sit down with Democrats for immigration negotiations President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would sit down soon with his Democratic opponents in the U.S. Congress for negotiations over U.S. immigrati...
2019-06-11, 22:26

The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join De...
2019-06-20, 20:26

Senate planning bipartisan effort to block Trump’s emergency arms deals benefiting Saudi Arabia The move comes as Sen. Tim Kaine, citing the Department of Energy, announced that the administration had approved two secret deals to transfer nuclea...
2019-06-05, 05:52

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 L...
2019-05-30, 17:13

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by GOP-run Senate highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi po...
2019-06-20, 20:26

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
2019-05-31, 02:13

To Fox or not to Fox? 2020 Democrats divided over appearing on network Buttigieg won plaudits on the rightwing channel; Warren was hailed for avoiding it. The dilemma has broad implicationsTo Fox or not to Fox? That is t...
2019-05-29, 22:52

Nancy Pelosi Says Democrats Are ‘Not on a Path to Impeachment’ The House speaker said President Trump was trying to precipitate a crisis through his stonewalling and suggested that he was too unstable to govern t...
2019-05-23, 22:13

DOJ agrees to share some Mueller documents with Democrats The Justice Department has agreed to share some documents from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation with House Intelligence Committee Democ...
2019-05-22, 16:39

Chamber optimistic that Democrats want USMCA passed The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, said Monday it was optimistic that Democrats in Congress would pass the U.S...
2019-06-17, 23:39

House Democrats Unveil Tax-Break Extensions House Democrats are proposing to extend dozens of lapsed and expiring tax breaks through the end of 2020, releasing legislation that will mark the be...
2019-06-18, 21:52

Young Democrats gather for night two of first debate TUCSON — At Gentle Ben’s on Main Gate Square, dozens of young voters watch the second night of the first Democratic Debate as a group. Th...
2019-06-28, 08:52

Back home, Democrats hear a lot, or not much, on impeachment YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — In suburban Philadelphia, it took about eight minutes into the question-and-answer session at freshman Rep. Madeleine Dean’...
2019-06-01, 06:39

Trump: Democrats are too busy trying to impeach me to do their jobs President Trump blasted House Democrats for talking about impeachment and said they are so consumed with investigating him that they are shirking the...
2019-05-22, 16:00

Who All the 2020 Democrats Are as Fast and the Furious Characters Well, here you go folks. The political analysis many people have been clamoring for is here: It’s time to definitively say which Fast and the Furious...
2019-05-24, 18:13

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the fir...
2019-06-21, 16:52

Trump refuses to negotiate policy with Democrats President Donald Trump says he won't negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21)   ...
2019-05-22, 22:52

Democrats Don’t Want to Play by Donald Trump’s Playbook Donald Trump earned billions in free publicity during the 2016 election, defeating a crowded field of more experienced rivals to win the nomination a...
2019-06-18, 04:52

Democrats look for that old debate magic – but can anyone defeat Trump? Twenty presidential contenders go head-to-head in the opening test of 2020, and the president will loom largeAs he sensed the crowd flagging, Donald ...
2019-06-23, 08:39