Stories tagged: Senator
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
Trump tweets more support for senator in Alabama race
President Donald Trump has tweeted out more support for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange ahead of Tuesday’s contentious Republican primary.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Washington lawmaker to pay fine in finance disclosure case
A state Democratic senator has agreed to pay a fine for violating campaign disclosure laws last year.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 2:11 p.m.
Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain says, ‘I’ll be back soon’
Battling brain cancer, John McCain on Thursday vowed to return to the Senate, leveling fresh criticism at the Trump administration and aiming a good-natured dig at Republican and Democratic colleagues …
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Sen. John McCain has brain tumor
Arizona Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with a brain tumor after doctors removed a blood clot above his left eye last week, his office said in a statement Wednesday.
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
Former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns to be interred at Arlington
Former Montana Republican U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns will be interred Monday at Arlington National Cemetery.
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Benton to lead U.S. Selective Service System
Former Washington state Sen. Don Benton has been tapped to head the U.S. Selective Service System.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 7:25 a.m.
Nebraska senator moonlights as driver for ride-sharing Uber
A Republican senator helped his constituents get around this weekend by moonlighting as a driver for the ride-sharing service Uber.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 4:24 p.m.
Washington Sen. Andy Hill dies of lung cancer at age 54
Sen. Andy Hill, the key budget writer for the Washington state Senate, has died of lung cancer. He was 54.
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 11:28 p.m.
Murray, Vance meet in second Senate debate
Republican Chris Vance continued his criticism that Sen. Patty Murray is too much of an entrenched partisan to solve congressional deadlock as the two met Sunday evening in their second …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 5:45 p.m.
Funeral for former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns draws hundreds
Former Montana U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns is being remembered as a personable lawmaker who stirred controversy with his politically incorrect words but consistently delivered for his constituents.
Tue., June 25, 2013, 1:24 p.m.
Texas senator filibusters against abortion bill
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Wearing pink tennis shoes to prepare for nearly 13 consecutive hours of standing, a Democratic Texas state senator on Tuesday began a one-woman filibuster to block …
Mon., June 3, 2013, 8:12 a.m.
New Jersey Sen. Lautenberg dead at age 89
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, the oldest member of the Senate and the last World War II veteran serving there, has died at age 89. His office said that …