Stories tagged: senators
UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019
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
Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are renewing their attempt to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job.
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
What’s behind the accusations that Facebook is manipulating its “trending topics” feature to promote or suppress certain political perspectives?