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Last updated: 04/07/2017 11:59 AM EST
04/07/2017 11:59 AM EST
Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch as 9th SCOTUS judge
The US Senate has confirmed Neil Gorsuch as the ninth justice on the US Supreme Court.
04/06/2017 12:51 PM EST
Senate Republicans Deploy 'Nuclear Option' to Clear Path for Neil Gorsuch
Senate Republicans changed longstanding rules on Thursday to clear the way for the confirmation of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch ..
04/06/2017 11:32 AM EST
Democrats block Neil Gorsuch consideration, paving way for Senate rules change
Democrats successfully blocked Judge Neil Gorsuch's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court from advancing in the U.S. Senate on Thursday..
04/04/2017 06:29 AM EST
California Senate OKs statewide immigrant sanctuary bill
California lawmakers gave initial approval Monday to a measure that prevents law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration officials..
03/31/2017 11:49 AM EST
Michael Flynn's Immunity Request Rejected By Senate Intelligence Committee
The Senate Intelligence Committee turned down the request by former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's lawyer for a grant of immunity in exchange for his..
03/30/2017 05:59 PM EST
US Senate passes bill to let states strip funding from Planned Parenthood
Congress approved a bill Thursday that will let states strip federal funds from Planned Parenthood, as Republicans flexed their control of Washington..
03/30/2017 08:37 AM EST
US Senate hearing to focus on Russian disinformation tactics
Some tactics Russia used to meddle in last year's presidential election would give shivers to anyone who believes in American democracy..
03/30/2017 08:02 AM EST
Poll: Most want Senate Democrats to allow Neil Gorsuch vote
A majority of Americans says Senate Democrats should allow a confirmation vote for President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, according to a new poll.
03/29/2017 05:53 PM EST
Senator Rand Paul proclaims that there's a 70% chance Obamacare will be repealed this year
"The other thing I remain, continue to remain very encouraged on is the idea of these buying groups. Not only within states, but nationally,"
03/29/2017 02:15 PM EST
US Senate Approves Montenegro Joining NATO Despite Rand Paul's Objection
Despite a last-minute objection by Senator Rand Paul, who was in turn labeled an agent of Vladimir Putin by Senator John McCain..
03/24/2017 01:21 PM EST
Al Gore: I've Got 10 GOP Senators Ready To Fight Donald Trump On Global Warming
Former Vice President Al Gore claimed 10 Republican senators are ready to turn on President Donald Trump on global warming policy.
03/23/2017 01:46 PM EST
US Senate votes to let internet providers share your web browsing history without permission
The US Senate has voted to overturn consumer-friendly internet privacy rules that would have prevented internet providers from sharing your web browsing history..
03/22/2017 04:20 AM EST
Mitch McConnell vows Senate will take up ObamaCare repeal next week
Top Senate Republicans said Tuesday that they want to pass legislation to repeal and replace ObamaCare next week, despite deep divisions over the House bill.
03/15/2017 08:13 AM EST
Senator Lindsey Graham: Congress will 'flex its muscle' if we don't get wiretap answers
Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday Congress is going to "flex its muscle" if the Justice Department doesn't start to provide answers..
03/14/2017 04:06 PM EST
Senator introduces bill to investigate Russian news outlet RT
New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen introduced legislation that gives the Justice Department additional authority..
03/09/2017 02:38 PM EST
31 Senators Call for More Foreign Workers to Replace Blue-Collar Americans
Thirty-one Democratic and Republican Senators are asking the Department of Homeland Security to maximize the use of blue-collar..
03/08/2017 12:54 PM EST
Republican senators new bill would let ISPs sell your Web browsing data
Republican senators yesterday introduced legislation that would overturn new privacy rules for Internet service providers.
03/07/2017 01:57 PM EST
Republican senator: ObamaCare repeal bill may not have votes to pass
Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), a member of House leadership, said Tuesday the GOP's plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare..
03/05/2017 12:09 PM EST
Corey Lewandowski to Judge Jeanine: Obama admin was also spying on Jeff Sessions in US Senate office
Former President Obama spied on President Trump and on attorney general Jeff Sessions when he was a senator.
03/02/2017 12:25 PM EST
US Senate confirms Ben Carson for housing secretary
The Senate on Thursday easily confirmed neurosurgeon Ben Carson to lead President Trump's Department of Housing and Urban Development..
02/27/2017 05:50 PM EST
Senate Democrat fears White House 'cover-up' of Russia ties
Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says he fears the White House might try to hide links between President Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia.
02/24/2017 12:10 PM EST
Democratic Senators Are Avoiding Town Halls
Democratic Senators have been avoiding town halls with their constituents, even though ten of them are up for re-election in 2018.
02/24/2017 11:17 AM EST
Democratic senator: Don't let leaks distract from real issue of Russian interference
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) says outcry over leaks from government agencies is distracting from the importance of dealing with Russia's interference in last year's U.S...
02/24/2017 07:03 AM EST
Top Democratic senator on investigating Donald Trump's ties to Russia: 'This is a long way from over'
Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse this week said he's sure the Russia-related cloud hanging over President Donald Trump's administration will not be clearing up any time..
02/24/2017 04:59 AM EST
Philippines senator who branded President Duterte 'serial killer' arrested
The highest-profile critic of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's brutal drug war was arrested on Friday on charges she said were meant to silence her..
02/21/2017 10:10 AM EST
Philippines senator urges Cabinet to stop 'sociopathic serial killer' Rodrigo Duterte
A staunch critic of Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged the Cabinet to declare the president unfit to rule,..
02/17/2017 02:56 PM EST
Democratic senator: I may face 2018 primary from Tea Party-esque progressives
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) on Thursday compared a faction of Democrats calling for their party to become increasingly progressive to the Tea Party movement..
02/15/2017 01:40 PM EST
US senate votes to block rule on guns and mentally impaired
The Republican-led Senate has voted to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able..
02/13/2017 07:23 PM EST
GOP senators to Donald Trump: We support 'maintaining and expanding' Gitmo
Eleven Republican senators are encouraging President Trump to follow through on his pledge to keep the Guantanamo Bay detention facility..
02/09/2017 08:24 AM EST
US Senate approves Jeff Sessions as attorney general
The US Senate has confirmed Senator Jeff Sessions as attorney general despite fierce debate over his civil rights record and a push by Democrats..
02/08/2017 02:59 PM EST
Democratic senator denies that Democrats plan to filibuster Neil Gorsuch
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) said on Tuesday that there was no disagreement that President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch..
02/07/2017 05:59 PM EST
US Senate moves Jeff Sessions toward confirmation as attorney general
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday, in a procedural vote, cleared the way for confirming President Donald Trump's nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions to be the..
02/01/2017 04:16 PM EST
Rex Tillerson confirmed as secretary of state by US Senate
In a 56-43 vote, Republicans picked up three Democratic votes to pierce the minority's hoped-for united front against Mr. Trump's unconventional nominee.
02/01/2017 12:33 PM EST
Jeff Sessions approved by Senate committee
A Senate committee voted to confirm Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) to be attorney general on Wednesday, two days after the growing controversy..
01/30/2017 08:09 PM EST
Senate Democrats Promise To Filibuster Donald Trump's Supreme Court Nominee
Senate Democrats are gearing up for a contentious partisan conflict over President Donald Trump's upcoming Supreme Court nomination.
01/30/2017 05:34 PM EST
Democratic senator: Bills on the way to quash Donald Trump's immigration ban
A Democratic senator says she is working on two bills to strike down President Trump's executive order that temporarily bars immigration..
01/30/2017 11:23 AM EST
Democratic Senator On Refugees: Adopt European Model Plus Gun Control
Sen. Chris Murphy (D., Conn.) said Monday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that America should adopt the European model for vetting refugees and ban..
01/27/2017 01:41 PM EST
Mexican Senator Threatens: We'll Stop Fighting Terrorism If Donald Trump Builds The Wall
Mexican Sen. Armando Pitter told MSNBC's Mariana Atencio Friday that Mexico will stop cooperating with the United States' counter-terrorism efforts..
01/24/2017 09:05 PM EST
Senate confirms Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador to the UN
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley was confirmed Tuesday as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, winning overwhelming approval first in a Senate committee..
01/24/2017 01:20 PM EST
U.S. Senate panel approves Ben Carson for housing secretary post
Ben Carson, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead U.S. housing policy, won approval on Tuesday from the Senate committee..
01/24/2017 01:19 PM EST
Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as CIA director
The Senate easily confirmed President Trump's nominee to lead the CIA Monday night, installing a House Republican into the post..
01/22/2017 11:51 AM EST
Mitch McConnell predicts Senate will confirm every Donald Trump Cabinet nominee
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicted Sunday that Republicans in his chamber would confirm all of President Trump's remaining Cabinet nominees..
01/15/2017 01:05 PM EST
Democratic senator says John Lewis's comments on Donald Trump were 'uncalled for'
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Sunday said he respects Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), but criticized the Georgia Democrat for saying he doesn't think..
01/14/2017 11:58 AM EST
Republican senators demand designation of Muslim Brotherhood as terrorist organization
US republican senator Ted Cruz, along with two other senators, reportedly filed a bill last week to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation.
01/12/2017 09:03 AM EST
US Senate approves measure launching Obamacare repeal process
The U.S. Senate on Thursday took a first concrete step toward dismantling Obamacare, voting to instruct key committees to draft legislation repealing..
01/11/2017 01:29 PM EST
GOP Senator Shines Spotlight On Wasteful Federal Spending In 'PORKemon Go' Report
A Republican senator wants Congress to adopt the winning methods of a popular video game to try and rein in government waste.
01/04/2017 04:51 PM EST
Senator Rand Paul Reintroduces Legislation To "Audit The Fed"
Having been pursued, unsuccessfully, many times by his father in previous years, today Senator Rand Paul, together with Rep. Thomas Massie re-introduced..
01/04/2017 04:08 PM EST
Senate Democrats introduce bill to create commission on Russian hacking
Senate Democrats are doubling down on their push to create a commission to probe allegations that Russia meddled in the White House race.
Democratic Senator: Hillary Clinton Might Issue Executive Order on Guns
Michelle Obama recruited to run for Senate or Chicago mayor
Senator Rand Paul: Hillary Clinton 'Has Significant Health Problems'
Republican senator likens Obama to 'drug dealer in chief' for $400 million Iran payment
Democratic Senator Harry Reid: 'Donald Trump is a racist'
US Senate Votes to Override Obama Veto on 9/11 Victims Bill
GOP Senate Candidate Joe Heck Booed For Asking Donald Trump To Step Down
US Senator Chris Murphy: Support for Saudi Arabia 'can't be unconditional'
Establishment Trying To Rig November Election: GOP Senator
US Senator: Hillary Clinton Free Trade Support Needs Further Explanation at Next Debate
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