Recent News Headlines : United States Senate

HERE'S HOW CONGRESS IS REACTING TO WELLS FARGO'S LATEST SETBACK


And she urged lawmakers to hold another hearing on Wells Fargo... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 64

HARRY REID SOUGHT WHITE HOUSE HELP FOR MENENDEZ DONOR, DOJ SAYS


Harry Reid Sought White House Help for Menendez Donor, DOJ Says... READ MORE

31st August, 2017 1816

TRUMP PRODS CONGRESS TO ACT ON TAX PLAN, SKIPPING DETAILS


So far, White House officials and congressional leaders haven't provided many details about ways to offset cuts, aside from eliminating state and local tax deductions... READ MORE

31st August, 2017 422

REGULATOR PROMISES TO INVESTIGATE 'ILLEGAL' ONE NATION DRONE FLIGHT OVER PARLIAMENT HOUSE


If I have footage of a drone floating over Parliament House..... READ MORE

29th August, 2017 749

EMOTIONAL BRANDIS SAVAGES HANSON FOR WEARING BURKA IN SENATE


But Senator Hanson said it was not good enough for Senator Brandis to have rejected her question so bluntly... READ MORE

29th August, 2017 38064

TILLERSON TO ABOLISH MOST SPECIAL ENVOYS, INCLUDING CLIMATE


The pruning offers the first concrete information about how Tillerson's sweeping overhaul will affect the State Department and its approximately 75,000 employees... READ MORE

29th August, 2017 16

TRUMP RISKS MUCH MORE THAN A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IF HE MAKES GOOD ON WALL THREAT


Making good on that threat also risks Not that any of that seemed to bother Trump during his rally in Phoenix, Ariz., on Tuesday night... READ MORE

26th August, 2017 1063

STEVE BANNON VOWS TO 'LIGHT UP' MITCH MCCONNELL AND 'SCREW UP' CHINESE TRADE PLANS


Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, has said he intends to light up Mitch McConnell, the Republican senate leader... READ MORE

26th August, 2017 140

FACT CHECK: FLAWED ATTACK ON SEN. JEFF FLAKE


In fact, Flake has voted in line with Trump's position 93.5 percent of the time, according to FiveThirtyEight's analysis of congressional votes as of Aug. 2... READ MORE

26th August, 2017 870

AT LEAST 16 AMERICANS SUFFERED NEGATIVE HEALTH AFFECTS IN CUBAN EMBASSY INCIDENTS


State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert had previously confirmed an incident occurred in 2016, but the number of Americans affected had not been known... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 1160

GOP SENATOR SAYS ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, SAFETY REGULATIONS ARE PUSHED BY 'SPECIAL INTERESTS'


The Colorado Senate GOP's main fundraising group has received more than 1.1 million from fossil fuel industry donors in recent years... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 644

DONALD TRUMP LASHES OUT AT FELLOW REPUBLICANS AGAIN OVER DEBT CEILING 'MESS'


He said Mr McConnell also mentioned it again on Wednesday in a statement the Senate leader issued about his shared goals with Mr Trump... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 5

REPUBLICAN AGENDA THREATENED BY TRUMP-MCCONNELL FEUD


WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump can't enact his agenda without Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 2

PHILIPPINE SENATE PROBES POLICE KILLING OF DELOS SANTOS


Police fatally shot Kian Loyd Delos Santos on August 17 in the capital Manila amid allegations that he was framed by three officers... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 601

TRUMP'S PHOENIX SPEECH FOCUSED ON HIMSELF


On Monday, President Donald Trump called for the country to come together in the wake of Charlottesville... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 440

WHAT IS THE 25TH AMENDMENT OF THE US CONSTITUTION AND CAN IT BE USED TO REMOVE DONALD TRUMP FROM OFFICE?


It requires both Mr Pence and a majority of the cabinet to agree to oust the president... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 225

DONALD TRUMP RIPS OPEN THE WOUNDS OF CHARLOTTESVILLE DURING CONTROVERSIAL SPEECH IN PHOENIX


America watches police spray protesters with tear gas after a controversial speech by President Donald Trump rips open the wounds of Charlottesville... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 1657

TRUMP SHOULD SEND IN PENCE TO GET THE SENATE MOVING


The Senate's floundering on ObamaCare repeal shocked the 30 states that voted to make Trump president and Pence vice president... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 24

GOP EYES BUDGET MANEUVER TO ALLOW $450 BILLION MORE IN TAX CUTS


The chief House tax writer, Kevin Brady, also signaled openness to the approach last month, saying it would lead to deeper tax cuts... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 948

TRUMP TO REVISIT IMMIGRATION ISSUE WITH ARIZONA BORDER TOUR, RALLY BUT GOP SENATORS TO BE ABSENT


Democratic leaders and other Trump opponents planned protests and marches outside the Phoenix convention center to criticize the president's immigration policies and his comments about Charlottesville... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 0

TRUMP TO VISIT BORDER AGENTS IN ARIZONA, CALL FOR WALL FUNDING


The trip is meant to tout the decline in illegal border crossings under Trump... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 2107

DEPORTED MEXICAN MAN SEEKS HELP FROM JUDGE TARGETED BY TRUMP


Supporters say 23-year-old Juan Manuel Montes is the first known recipient of the five-year-old Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to be deported under Trump... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 0

DEMOCRATIC SENATORS QUESTION IF WHITE HOUSE AIDE GORKA BEING PROBED OVER HUNGARY NEO-NAZI LINKS


Three Democratic U.S. senators wrote to senior administration officials on Monday seeking confirmation on whether White House counterterrorism adviser Seba... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 2

MANCHIN SAYS HE WON'T JOIN TRUMP'S CABINET AS ENERGY SECRETARY


That's not going to happen, Manchin said at a town hall Friday in his home state of West Virginia, spokesman Jonathan Kott confirmed by email... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 2864

TRUMP FACES RISING TIDE OF REPUBLICAN DISMAY OVER CHARLOTTESVILLE RESPONSE


But Corker's public lashing of Trump suggests growing concern that his presidency could tarnish Republicans more broadly... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 4950

MISSOURI POLITICIAN POSTS SHE HOPES 'TRUMP IS ASSASSINATED'


Greitens is among the Republicans and Democrats in Missouri calling for Chappelle-Nadal to step down... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 2247

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 147

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 7682

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 6196

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

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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

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 14963

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

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 10419

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

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

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

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 3889

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

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

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

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

'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

'DESPERATE LEADER OF A DESPERATE' PARTY


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

17th August, 2017 1882

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

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

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