Recent News Headlines : United States Senate

TRUMP HAS LONG HILL TO CLIMB AS CEOS DEFECT, MILLSTEIN SAYS


The president's got a long hill to climb, Millstein said Thursday in an interview on Bloomberg Television... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 1

FACTBOX: STEPS FOR REMOVING A U.S. PRESIDENT FROM OFFICE


If a president is impeached and removed, the vice president takes over until the next scheduled presidential election picks the next occupant of the White House... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 3846

ANTI-MUSLIM AUSTRALIAN POLITICIAN ATTEMPTS BURQA STUNT


-- Senator Penny Wong SenatorWong August 17, 2017 Parliament House briefly segregated women wearing face veils in 2014... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 4466

PAULINE HANSON ENTERS THE SENATE WEARING A BURQA


Senator Hanson will move a motion in parliament later on Thursday calling on the federal government to ban the burqa... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 23689

AN AUSTRALIAN SENATOR WORE A BURQA IN PARLIAMENT -- THEN CALLED FOR A BAN ON MUSLIM IMMIGRANTS


The woman was Sen. Pauline Hanson, one of Australia's most acerbic politicians, and she was about to make yet another long speech about Islam... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 2104

ANTI-IMMIGRANT AUSTRALIAN SENATOR PAULINE HANSON WEARS BURKA IN PARLIAMENT


"There has been a large majority of Australians (who) wish to see the banning of the burka," said Ms Hanson, an outspoken fan of President Donald Trump, as senators objected... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 1

'DESPERATE LEADER OF A DESPERATE' PARTY


Sen. Pauline Hanson took the garb off after about ten minutes... READ MORE

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PAULINE HANSON WEARS BURKA IN AUSTRALIAN SENATE


In an emotional speech, Mr Brandis said Ms Hanson's actions risked alienating approximately 500,000 Australians who adhered to the Islamic faith... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 3524

'ALT-RIGHT' PRESIDENT: CHARLOTTESVILLE CONFIRMS THE WORST ABOUT DONALD TRUMP


Washington Unlike some former presidents, Barack Obama is showing no signs of completely abandoning public life... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 1458

GRAHAM SAYS GOP IN TROUBLE IF OBAMA'S HEALTH CARE LAW STANDS


Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says he doesn't mind that President Donald Trump is upset with Republicans for failing to fulfill their seven-year-old pledge on a health overhaul... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 4

SENATOR SAYS HE WON'T VOTE WITH PARTY, DOESN'T 'GIVE A S-T' IF IT COSTS HIM ELECTION


Manchin's angry comments followed a slam from GOP senatorial candidate Patrick Morrisey, who called for the incumbent to resign from the Democratic leadership... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 14929

TRUMP HANDS MCCONNELL A DAUNTING TO-DO LIST TO REGAIN HIS FAVOR


Can you believe that Mitch McConnell, who has screamed Repeal Replace for 7 years, couldn't get it done... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 8380

WHY THE SENATE MAY YET BOW TO TRUMP'S WILL


And, of course, McConnell shows no signs of agreeing to the rule change Trump impatiently favors... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 43

MOST SAY TIME TO STOP TRYING TO REPEAL 'OBAMACARE'


Trump has been publicly browbeating Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to continue trying to pass legislation tearing down Obama's 2010 overhaul... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 11

GOP SENATOR SUGGESTS BRAIN TUMOR AFFECTED MCCAIN VOTE


McCain returned to Arizona after the vote for radiation and chemotherapy treatments for his brain cancer... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 0

'I CANNOT EXPLAIN THE PRESIDENT'S OBSESSION WITH ME'


Sen. Richard Blumenthal 'I cannot explain the president's obsession with me'... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 100

MAURITANIA SENATE ABOLISHED IN REFERENDUM


He called the referendum after the Senate rejected his proposals to change the constitution... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 359

THESE AMERICANS BEAT DONALD TRUMP AND SAVED OBAMACARE. THEY SAY THEY CAN DO IT AGAIN


They helped to deal a severe blow to President Donald Trump's young administration... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 2995

REPUBLICANS, DEMOCRATS DIFFER ON PERCEPTION OF AMERICAN LIFE


More GOP voters, 46 percent, say that their side is on the losing end in Washington more often than not... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 139

'WE NEED TO TAKE ONE SHOT AT LIBERATING REPUBLICAN PARTY FROM TRUMP'


President Donald Trump's first term is ostensibly just warming up, but luminaries in his own party have begun what amounts to a shadow campaign for 2020... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 127

TRUMP WHIPS UP SUPPORTERS AGAINST RUSSIA PROBE


There never were, he told the cheering crowd in West Virginia... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 2

TRUMP SAYS RUSSIA PROBE IS 'AN EXCUSE FOR THE GREATEST LOSS IN THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN POLITICS'


Sessions, most recently a U.S. senator, was an early and ardent Trump supporter... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 20

TRUMP SLAMS RUSSIA INVESTIGATION AS A 'FAKE STORY' AS GRAND JURY IS CONVENED


West Virginia voted overwhelmingly for him last year, and the event in Huntington follows recent policy announcements liked by Mr Trump's conservative base... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 2

SENATORS BLOCK TRUMP RECESS APPOINTMENTS, HEAD HOME FROM WASHINGTON


The U.S. Senate adjourned Thursday leaving Donald Trump deprived of any major legislative victory heading into summer break, with lawmakers also blocking t... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 3

TRUMP SLAMS RUSSIA PROBE AS 'FAKE STORY,' HOPES FOR 'TRULY HONEST' OUTCOME


Sessions, most recently a U.S. senator, was an early and ardent Trump supporter... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 1134

MUELLER USING WASHINGTON GRAND JURY IN RUSSIA PROBE


The Wall Street Journal reported earlier Thursday on the special counsel's use of a Washington grand jury... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 1829

DON'T BLAME CONGRESS FOR RUSSIA RIFT, FAULT PUTIN, GOP SENATORS TELL TRUMP


WASHINGTON - Republican senators said Thursday that President Donald Trump was wrong to blame Congress for deteriorating relations with Russia... READ MORE

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ONCE 'TRYING TO TAKE UP FOR THE LITTLE GUY' DEMOCRAT, WEST VIRGINIA GOVERNOR SWITCHES TO GOP AHEAD OF TRUMP VISIT


WASHINGTON - West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is switching parties to join Republicans as President Donald Trump plans a visit to the increasingly conservative state... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 0

REPUBLICAN SENATORS REJECT TRUMP'S BLAMING CONGRESS FOR RUSSIA RIFT


North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis said relations with Russia are bad because they've done bad things ... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 0

DONALD TRUMP'S STRONG-ARM TACTICS BACKFIRE IN SENATE, EXPERTS SAY


Donald Trump's strong-arm tactics backfire in Senate, experts say... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 2019

Trending News Headlines : United States Senate

US HEALTHCARE: SENATE 'SKINNY REPEAL' BILL FAILS


The latest attempt to repeal the Obama-era healthcare act has failed after a dramatic night in the US Senate... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 22779

HOW JOHN MCCAIN EXACTED THE PERFECT REVENGE AGAINST TRUMP


The President adopted a more conciliatory tone ahead of Friday's crucial vote, tweeting So great that John McCain is coming back to vote... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 19643

MCCAIN, BATTLING CANCER, RETURNS TO SENATE AND CASTS CRITICAL HEALTH CARE VOTE


Sen. John McCain greets supporters after winning sixth Senate term during his campaign party at the Heard Museum in Phoenix on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 11300

SENATE NARROWLY DEFEATS 'SKINNY REPEAL' OF OBAMACARE, AS MCCAIN VOTES 'NO'


The vote was a major blow to GOP Senate leaders... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 10939

THE MOMENT JOHN MCCAIN KILLED TRUMP'S FLAGSHIP BILL


To the visible shock of many colleagues on the Senate floor, the footage shows the veteran Arizona politician pause, before loudly proclaiming no ... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 9987

JARED KUSHNER RELEASES STATEMENT ON MEETINGS WITH RUSSIANS DURING CAMPAIGN


2 10 The President and lawmakers reacted to Donald Trump Jr.'s emails regarding an undisclosed meeting with a Russian lawyer... READ MORE

24th July, 2017 8931

GOP SENATORS 'LOOK LIKE FOOLS' OVER HEALTH CARE LOSS


President Trump GOP senators 'look like fools' over health care loss... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 8347

TRUMP STUDYING EXECUTIVE ACTION ON HEALTHCARE, SENATOR RAND PAUL SAYS


Allowing groups like AARP, which represents retirees, to form health associations could enable individuals and small businesses to form larger groups to negotiate with health insurance companies for lower rates... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 7544

SENATORS PROPOSE LEGISLATION TO PROTECT SPECIAL COUNSEL FROM TRUMP


A second, generally similar, measure was introduced by Republican Senator Thom Tillis and Democratic Senator Chris Coons... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 5327

HOUSE JUDICIARY CHAIRMAN'S PRIORITY: INVESTIGATING HILLARY CLINTON


'Political Bludgeon' Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee say they back Goodlatte's position... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 5323

REPUBLICAN MAKES FIRST MOVE TO WORK WITH DEMOCRATS ON HEALTHCARE


Insurers, who are finalizing their insurance premium rates for 2018, have asked Congress to guarantee that those funds will stay in place for the rest of this year and 2018... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 5270

ANALYSIS: TRUMP'S DEMAND FOR AG JEFF SESSIONS TO INVESTIGATE HILLARY CLINTON IS AN ETHICAL MINEFIELD


Trump's insistence that his Attorney General Jeff Sessions investigate Hillary Clinton may represent an attempt to manipulate the criminal justice system... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 3800

'TIME TO MOVE ON' AFTER DONALD TRUMP DEALT ANOTHER DEFEAT ON OBAMACARE


Cheers erupted in the Senate chamber as Mr McCain, who cast what was believed to be the deciding no vote... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 3799

JOHN MCCAIN SINKS SKINNY REPEAL. WAY TO REPRESENT, SENATOR


Arizona Senate candidate under attack for being Muslim Listen, again, to McCain's words on Tuesday... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 3723

'TIME TO MOVE ON' AFTER DONALD TRUMP AND REPUBLICANS DEALT ANOTHER DEFEAT ON OBAMACARE REPEAL


Mitch McConnell made the remarks during an emotional speech on the floor of the senate after the so-called skinny repeal was voted down 51-49... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 3517

DONALD TRUMP CALLS FOR SENATE CHECKS AND BALANCES TO BE SCRAPPED FOR SECOND TIME IN 24 HOURS


Donald Trump has called for a change in Senate rules to remove key checks and balances... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 3401

HOUSE PASSES NEW RUSSIA SANCTIONS THAT WOULD CURB TRUMP'S POWER


The measure, which also would impose new sanctions on Iran and North Korea, passed the House Tuesday on a vote of 419-3... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 2282

SENATE TO VOTE ON RUSSIA SANCTIONS BILL; PUTIN THREATENS RETALIATION


U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany July 7, 2017... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 2200

REPUBLICAN FINGER-POINTING BEGINS AFTER LATE-NIGHT DEFEAT OF OBAMACARE REPEAL BILL


This is clearly a disappointing moment, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 2083

'I THINK HE'S CRAZY': U.S. SENATORS CAUGHT ON HOT MIC SAY THEY'RE 'WORRIED' ABOUT TRUMP | TORONTO STAR


WASHINGTON--At the end of a Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday morning, Republican Chairman Susan Collins didn't switch off her microphone... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 1980

'I THINK HE'S CRAZY': U.S. SENATORS CAUGHT ON HOT MIC SAY THEY'RE 'WORRIED' ABOUT TRUMP | TORONTO STAR


WASHINGTON--At the end of a Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday morning, Republican Chairman Susan Collins didn't switch off her microphone... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 1980

'I THINK HE'S CRAZY': U.S. SENATORS CAUGHT ON HOT MIC SAY THEY'RE 'WORRIED' ABOUT TRUMP | TORONTO STAR


WASHINGTON--At the end of a Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday morning, Republican Chairman Susan Collins didn't switch off her microphone... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 1980

'I THINK HE'S CRAZY': U.S. SENATORS CAUGHT ON HOT MIC SAY THEY'RE 'WORRIED' ABOUT TRUMP | TORONTO STAR


WASHINGTON--At the end of a Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday morning, Republican Chairman Susan Collins didn't switch off her microphone... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 1980

THE NIGHT JOHN MCCAIN KILLED THE REPUBLICAN PARTY'S HEALTHCARE FIGHT


As the first vote began, McCain took his seat next to Graham, his closest friend in the Senate... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 1724

'DONALD TRUMP IS CRAZY. I'M WORRIED'


Apparently speaking to Senator Jack Reed, Rhode Island, the ranking Democrat of the committee, Collins discussed the federal budget... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 1683

CORPORATE CASH COULD HELP REPUBLICANS KEEP CONTROL OF STATE GOVERNMENTS, INFLUENCE REDISTRICTING


A notable special election for the Florida state senate has also drawn significant attention... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 1497

SENATE HEALTH-CARE DEBATE OPENS WITH REJECTION OF MCCONNELL PLAN


During this week's debate everything's on the table, said second-ranking Senate Republican John Cornyn of Texas... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 1219

TRUMP TO DECIDE SOON IF HE WILL LET 'OBAMACARE IMPLODE,' WHITE HOUSE SAYS


Conway said Trump was deciding whether to act on his threat to end cost-sharing reduction payments, which are aimed at trimming out-of-pocket costs for lower-income people... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 1110

'LET'S TRUST EACH OTHER,' MCCAIN URGES SENATE


He also thanked McCain for returning to Washington to cast a vote... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 1104

IN RARE BIPARTISAN DISPLAY, DEMOCRATS BACK TRUMP ON CHINA TRADE PROBE


It is unclear whether such a probe would result in trade sanctions against China, which Beijing would almost certainly challenge before the World Trade Organization... READ MORE

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