Posts Tagged ‘Senate’

Senate Delays Confirmation Hearings For White House Doctor Ronny Jackson

The postponement appears to be related to questions about qualifications and past conduct. Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, […]

Conservative Pollster Sounds The Alarm: GOP Could Lose Both House And Senate

“The Republicans are in deep trouble.” Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

Senate Democrat Vows To Confirm Climate-Denying Coal Lobbyist As EPA No. 2

The vote, expected next week, could put Andrew Wheeler one step away from taking over the agency if embattled Administrator Scott Pruitt exits. Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription […]

Roy Moore Beats Trump’s Choice To Claim Alabama’s GOP Senate Nomination

Mitch McConnell also invested heavily in loser Luther Strange’s campaign. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

Alabama Senate Frontrunner: Evolution Is Fake And Homosexuality Should Be Illegal

Former judge Roy Moore says “God’s law” should trump man’s. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

House Republicans Are Trying To Tell The Senate What To Do With Its Filibuster

Like the Senate even cares. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

Bipartisan Group Of Governors Warns Senate Not To Pass ‘Skinny’ Obamacare Repeal Bill

One key Republican senator may be paying close attention. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

Here Is The Latest Republican Plan For Getting Obamacare Repeal Through The Senate

It involves a “skinny bill” that would mean 15 million people lose insurance U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants […]

Senate Referee Rejects Key Pieces Of Repeal Bill, Dealing Major Blow To GOP

Abortion provision is out, potentially making bill toxic for conservatives. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

The New Senate Health Care Bill Is Still An Assault On The Safety Net

Big Medicaid cuts and weakened protections for people with pre-existing conditions remain at its heart. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of […]

For Seniors, Senate Health Care Bill Is Even Worse Than The House Version

The Senate health care bill released Thursday closely mirrors what the House narrowly approved in May. Some analysts called it a tempered version of the House bill  ― which President Donald Trump called “mean.” But it nevertheless puts vulnerable seniors smack in its crosshairs, according to advocates for elderly people. “Actually, the Senate bill is even […]

#ShePersisted Becomes New Battle Cry After Senate Silences Elizabeth Warren

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) unwittingly gave women a new rallying cry when he silenced Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Tuesday night. “She was warned. She was given an explanation,” he said. “Nevertheless, she persisted.” #ShePersisted almost immediately began trending on Twitter.  Warren had been attempting to read a letter written in 1986 by […]

New Chair Of Senate Indian Affairs Committee Wanted DAPL Protests Shut Down

The new chair of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is a man who has placed himself squarely in opposition to the Native American-led movement to fight the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) said in a statement Thursday he was “honored” to be serving as chairman and noted that he planned […]

Senate GOP Keeps Eye On Long-Term Highway Bill As Clock Winds Down

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Tuesday remained adamant that in the coming weeks, they will act on a long-term fix for the federal fund that pays for the nation’s transportation system. Despite the looming July 31 deadline, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said there is support in both parties to reach a deal by […]

Mike Huckabee: ‘Donor Class’ Pushed Senate Republicans To Approve Obama’s Fast-Track Trade Authority

CORYDON, Iowa –- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) on Thursday criticized Senate Republicans for voting to approve fast-track trade authority for President Barack Obama, blaming the influence of the “donor class.” “I expect better of the people that we send” to Congress, Huckabee, a 2016 presidential candidate, said during a campaign stop in Corydon, […]

N.S.A. And Other Matters Leave McConnell’s Senate In Disarray

WASHINGTON — The sleepy United States senators thought they were done voting. But then, around 1 a.m. on the Saturday before Memorial Day, Senator Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky and presidential candidate, marched spryly to the Senate floor to let it be known that, no, he would not agree to extend the federal government’s bulk […]

Senate Blocks NSA Reform Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate struggled to prevent an interruption in critical government surveillance programs early Saturday, rejecting both a House-passed bill and a short-term extension of the USA Patriot Act. The back-to-back votes left lawmakers without a clear fallback, although current law doesn’t expire until midnight May 31. The White House has pressured the […]

Senate Passes GOP Budget After Late-Night Debate

WASHINGTON — The Senate early Friday passed a Republican budget plan that would cut spending by $ 5.1 trillion over 10 years, raise military funding and repeal Obamacare. The non-binding budget, debated all week and passed 52-46 during a 15-hour marathon session before the Easter recess, gives Republicans another crack at repealing the Affordable Care […]

Being Biden: A Senate Swearing-In

Today marked the start of the 114th Congress, and Vice President Biden presided over the ceremonial swearing-in — a long-running tradition for the sitting Vice President. In today's special video edition of Being Biden, the Vice President spoke about the importance of the ceremony while in the motorcade on his way to the Senate. "To […]

Reading the Pictures: The Senate CIA Torture Report and Our Favorite Rice Photo of All Time

It’s still one of my favorite photos from the Bush Administration. This ran in a NYT article in the Music section dated April 9, 2006, and it read, as we posted at the time, like “fiddling while Iraq burns.” In light of the Senate C.I.A. torture report summary released yesterday, however, it strikes a different […]

A State Senate Race Tied to Personal Appeal

Within the next week, Angelenos have some choices to make. Today was the last day to register to vote in the November 4th elections which will fill more than 20 public service roles, as well as a number of ballot measures across wide policy divides. Politics is front and center in the City of Dreams […]

Mark Warner vs. Ed Gillespie vs. Robert Sarvis Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Virginia Senate Race 2014

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Mark Warner vs. Ed Gillespie vs. Robert Sarvis Senate race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That’s what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you! We are a national nonpartisan initiative working with college […]

Unlikely South Dakota Senate Race Attracts Big Money From Campaign Finance Reformers

WASHINGTON — The “super PAC to end all super PACs” is making its second-biggest foray into 2014 elections with a $ 1 million expenditure supporting Democrat Rick Weiland’s Senate bid in South Dakota. Mayday PAC, founded by Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig, made the investment as Weiland has failed to take advantage of troubles for the […]

Jon Stewart Finds The Craziest Ads Of The 2014 Senate Races

With control of the Senate in the balance, Democrats in tight races are trying to distance themselves from President Barack Obama. As Jon Stewart pointed out on Thursday night’s “Daily Show,” Colorado Sen. Mark Udall didn’t even show up for a fundraiser the president held on his behalf. “OH! That stings a bit,” Stewart said. […]

At Koch Retreat, Top GOP Senate Candidates Credited Koch Network For Their Rise

WASHINGTON — Three top Republican Senate candidates heaped praise on the political network built by the conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch during a secretive conference held by the brothers this past summer, according to audio of the event. Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst and Arkansas Rep. Tom Cotton directly credited donors present at the […]

Washington Lobbyists Pour Money Into Mississippi Senate Race To Fend Off Tea Party

WASHINGTON — Lobbyists in Washington are pouring money into Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R-Miss.) runoff campaign, helping the six-term incumbent with a long history of securing funds for well-represented industries in Washington battle his toughest challenge in more than three decades. Registered lobbyists and lobbying firms’ political action committees have given nearly $ 500,000 to Cochran’s […]

Washington Lobbyists Pour Money Into Mississippi Senate Race To Fend Off Tea Party

WASHINGTON — Lobbyists in Washington are pouring money into Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R-Miss.) runoff campaign, helping the six-term incumbent with a long history of securing funds for well-represented industries in Washington battle his toughest challenge in more than three decades. Registered lobbyists and lobbying firms’ political action committees have given nearly $ 500,000 to Cochran’s […]

Washington Lobbyists Pour Money Into Mississippi Senate Race To Fend Off Tea Party

WASHINGTON — Lobbyists in Washington are pouring money into Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R-Miss.) runoff campaign, helping the six-term incumbent with a long history of securing funds for well-represented industries in Washington battle his toughest challenge in more than three decades. Registered lobbyists and lobbying firms’ political action committees have given nearly $ 500,000 to Cochran’s […]

New York Senate Rejects ‘Dream Act’ For Immigrant Students

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Senate rejected a bill Monday that would open up state tuition assistance to students in the country illegally, dashing long-held hopes of immigration advocates and prompting finger-pointing among rival Democrats. The 30-29 vote was short of the 32 votes needed to pass, a rare defeat for a bill […]

New York Senate Rejects ‘Dream Act’ For Immigrant Students

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Senate rejected a bill Monday that would open up state tuition assistance to students in the country illegally, dashing long-held hopes of immigration advocates and prompting finger-pointing among rival Democrats. The 30-29 vote was short of the 32 votes needed to pass, a rare defeat for a bill […]

Nebraska Senate Candidate Shane Osborn Calls Spending Bill A ‘Short Bus To Nowhere’

Former Nebraska state Treasurer Shane Osborn, who is running for the U.S. Senate, called the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which was passed Wednesday in the House, a “short bus to nowhere” in a tweet that his campaign subsequently deleted, realizing that it could be offensive. A school bus shorter in length than a conventional school bus […]

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