Stories tagged: senators
UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019, 12:15 a.m.
SALEM – Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending an acrimonious nine-day walkout over a carbon emissions bill that would have been the second such legislation in …
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 4:34 p.m.
Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are renewing their attempt to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job.
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 1 p.m.
CIA Director Gina Haspel appeared on Capitol Hill Tuesday to brief key senators on the agency’s assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman likely ordered the killing of journalist …
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
With the 2018 elections already underway, senators chided the current and former secretaries of Homeland Security on Wednesday for not more strongly warning the American public about past Russian intrusions …
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
Fifty Senate lawmakers have endorsed a legislative measure to override the Federal Communications Commission’s recent decision to deregulate the broadband industry, top Democrats said Monday.
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 10:58 a.m.
Two senators on Wednesday proposed “massive and mandatory” fines for data breaches at Equifax Inc. and other credit reporting companies, starting at $100 for each consumer whose sensitive information is …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 3:30 a.m.
The allegations have also prompted scores of people to share their own experiences with sexual harassment and assault on social media, using the now-viral hashtag #MeToo. The idea, in part, …
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 2:47 p.m.
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to make peace on biofuels standards with a group of senators from corn-growing states who could upend President Donald Trump’s nominees …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America’s health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump’s order to terminate “Obamacare” subsidies. Trump …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Bob Corker as “Liddle’ Bob Corker” on Tuesday, continuing a feud with the Tennessee Republican who’s dubbed the White House an “adult day …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
A group of Republican senators on Thursday unveiled their answer to President Trump’s border wall: a $15 billion venture to step up multifaceted border security without choking off trade.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
Step by step, Senate Republicans are turning their backs on President Donald Trump.
Fri., July 7, 2017
Repealing Obamacare without a replacement is a terrible idea, and Democrats are salivating at the prospect that Republicans will be stupid enough to go through with it.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 8:52 p.m.
Angered by skyrocketing drug prices, a pair of senators on Wednesday urged Congress to block companies from cornering the market on old, off-patent drugs.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 10:45 p.m.
As President-elect Donald Trump dismissed intelligence reports about Russian interference in the presidential election as “ridiculous,” calls for a government investigation from lawmakers, including some in his own party, grew …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
What’s behind the accusations that Facebook is manipulating its “trending topics” feature to promote or suppress certain political perspectives?