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Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background checks for gun purch...

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill

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McConnell claims background checks will be 'front and center' of Senate debates – live Senate leader has staunchly opposed the idea in the pastAndrew McCabe sues over firing, says it was part of ‘Trump’s unconstitutional plan’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.30pm...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Top Democrats renew call for Senate to come back into session to pass background checks legislation Top congressional Democrats renewed calls on Monday for the Senate to reconvene and pass background check legislation in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend....
05:12, 08/06/2019

Trump says he wants to strengthen gun background checks President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted to strengthen background checks for gun purchases, a policy response to two recent mass shootings that was notably absent from proposals he put befor...
18:24, 08/07/2019

Trump speaks with Sen. Murphy about gun background checks President Trump spoke to another Democratic senator about moving forward on legislation regarding background checks in the aftermath of two mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso. Speaking with reporter...
21:48, 08/14/2019

Trump says he has ‘tremendous support’ from GOP on ‘meaningful’ background checks President Trump said he believes he has GOP support for more extensive back ground checks. Evan Vucci / AP NBC News- President Donald Trump on Friday said he had “tremendous support” for possible new ...
20:24, 08/09/2019

Trump says there is an ‘appetite’ for background checks after mass shootings President Trump gave a green light to background check legislation on Wednesday, saying he thinks there is an “appetite” for the measure after the mass shootings over the weekend. “I...
19:12, 08/07/2019

Trump says wants lawmakers to take meaningful steps on gun background checks U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is on board with taking legislative action to address gun background checks, adding that there was tremendous support ...
18:01, 08/09/2019

President Donald Trump on 'meaningful' background checks: 'I really want to see it happen' Before heading to his resort in New Jersey Friday, President Donald Trump called for meaningful background checks for gun purchases -- following what he said was a "great talk" with the top two Democr...
20:48, 08/09/2019

Trump Calls for ‘Strong Background Checks’ After Mass Shootings President Trump’s comments, made in an early morning Twitter post, come as the country mourns two deadly mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and Ohio....
14:00, 08/05/2019

Trump calls for background checks, immigration reform after mass shootings President Trump on Monday called on lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to pass legislation requiring strong background checks for firearms purchases – and accused the media of fostering “the a...
15:12, 08/05/2019

Past Flip-Flops Cloud Trump’s Position on Background Checks Whether the president’s support is real or another momentary reversal will determine if Congress passes the first new federal gun control measures in years....
04:00, 08/10/2019

Trump says Mitch McConnell 'totally on board' with background checks – live Senate majority leader’s team says McConnell only committed to a ‘discussion’ on the issue while president also takes swipe at BidenSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.16pm BST Ask...
18:48, 08/09/2019

Schumer, King call for McConnell to allow Senate vote on background check bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and GOP Rep. Peter King on Tuesday will call on the Senate to vote for House-passed background check legislation in the aftermath of the horrific mass shootings in...
18:24, 08/06/2019

Trump vows ‘urgent resolve’ on background checks after mass shootings, provides no details Trump suggested Monday that a background check bill could be paired with his long-sought effort to toughen the nation's immigration system. But he didn't say how....
18:00, 08/05/2019

Watch live: Trump visits Ohio, Texas, says he favors stronger background checks Protesters and supporters greeted President Donald Trump on his arrival in Dayton, Ohio, Wednesday, where he was to meet with law enforcement, families and survivors of the deadly shooting attack that...
20:24, 08/07/2019

Trump Suggests ‘Marrying’ Background Checks With Immigration Reform After Weekend Bloodshed Across America President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Congress should consider “marrying” gun control legislation with immigration reform, following two mass shootings in which 29 people were killed ...
16:00, 08/05/2019

Trump suggests tightening background checks alongside immigration reform in wake of mass shootings President Trump called Monday for tightening gun background checks in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings that shocked the nation, while also suggesting linking the push to immigration reform. ...
16:48, 08/05/2019

NRA Head Reportedly Called Trump to Warn Him That Pushing Firearm Background Checks Wouldn’t Play Well With His Base Vladimir Putin’s most beloved Russian operative walked onto the White House lawn and told the press that he was “all in favor” of “background checks like we’ve never had before.”...
22:24, 08/09/2019

Citigroup fined $1.25M for inadequate background checks when hiring Citigroup hired three convicted criminals over a seven-year period after failing to run adequate background checks on more than 10,000 employees, an industry watchdog said. The Wall Street giant heade...
11:48, 07/30/2019

FINRA fines Citigroup for loose background checks The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Monday it has fined Citigroup's Global Markets business $1.25 million for failing to properly background check thousands of employees between 2010 a...
17:00, 07/29/2019

McConnell says gun background checks will be ‘front and center’ in fall “Background checks and red flags will probably lead the discussion,” McConnell told WHAS-AM in Louisville. He noted “there’s a lot of support” publicly for background checks....
07:36, 08/09/2019

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the governm...
04:00, 07/03/2019

How Online Gun Sales Can Exploit a Major Loophole in Background Checks Federal law doesn’t require private gun sellers to make background checks so millions of guns are sold without them. The internet has made these sales much easier....
01:24, 08/14/2019

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that...
02:24, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 1-FINRA fines Citigroup for loose background checks The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Monday it has fined Citigroup's Global Markets business $1.25 million for failing to perform proper background checks on thousands of employees betw...
20:12, 07/29/2019

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
12:48, 08/06/2019

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El ...
05:12, 08/17/2019

NRA leadership warns Trump background check bill is ‘unpopular’ with his base: Report In the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, President Trump is reportedly in talks with leaders on both sides of the issue of expanding background checks for gun purchases. ...
20:48, 08/09/2019

Gun rights advocates sue over California's 'absurd' law requiring background checks for ammo sales The lawsuit is in response to a recent California law requiring background checks ahead of all ammunition purchases.        ...
07:48, 07/26/2019

Hundreds of U.S. mayors push Senate to pass background check bills A bipartisan group of more than 200 mayors on Thursday called on the Senate to return from its August recess, demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reconvene the chamber to take up legislat...
19:36, 08/08/2019

214 mayors call on Senate to reconvene and pass background check bills The letter was signed by the leaders of El Paso and Dayton and several other cities that have experienced high-profile mass shootings in recent years....
17:36, 08/08/2019

Drug makers met with Trump to argue against Senate pricing bill The main pharmaceutical industry lobbying group said on Thursday it and some drugmakers met with President Donald Trump to voice opposition to a bipartisan U.S. Senate bill that aims to lower prescrip...
20:36, 07/25/2019

State Senate passes bill to help release Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The Democratic-controlled state Senate wants Congress to get their hands on President Donald Trump’s tax returns. They passed two bills on Wednesday. The first allows New York to releas...
21:00, 05/08/2019

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. (June 27)...
02:48, 06/28/2019

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump f...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two years and set government spending at higher levels thro...
19:24, 08/01/2019

House passes Senate emergency border aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump f...
01:00, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Drug makers met with Trump to argue against Senate pricing bill The main pharmaceutical industry lobbying group said on Thursday it and some drugmakers met with President Donald Trump to voice opposition to a bipartisan U.S. Senate bill that aims to lower prescrip...
20:36, 07/25/2019

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border — after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ba...
04:36, 06/28/2019

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while rejecting a White House plan to avoid spending caps ...
19:36, 05/23/2019

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods and wildfires -- after President Trump backed off fr...
23:24, 05/23/2019

Senate OKs bipartisan $4.6B border bill, fewer curbs on Trump immigration policies than House plan, next step unclear WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate OKs bipartisan $4.6B border bill, fewer curbs on Trump immigration policies than House plan, next step unclear....
22:24, 06/26/2019

Tim Ryan calls for passage of background check bill, ban on assault weapons following attacks in El Paso and Dayton 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate Tim Ryan on Sunday called on Congress to immediately head back to session to pass a background check bill for those seeking to buy firearms and called fo...
03:36, 08/05/2019

Ocasio-Cortez demands McConnell stop 'giving bogus excuses' and pass gun background check bill In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for failing to call a vote on a gun ...
03:36, 08/05/2019

Man who assaulted a boy during national anthem is convinced Trump ordered it, lawyer says Curt Brockway assaulted a 13-year-old boy for keeping his hat on during the national anthem at a Montana rodeo event.        ...
11:36, 08/09/2019

With trade differences in the background, Trump and Abe do diplomacy over golf and sumo U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off the second day of a Japan visit on Sunday with a round of golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, engaging in personal diplomacy aimed at smoothing tough discussion...
06:00, 05/26/2019

GOP leader says Republicans will return to Oregon Senate SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republicans in the Oregon Senate say they’ll end a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation that ground the Legislature to a halt. Senate Minority Leader Herman Bae...
20:12, 06/28/2019

Delaware Senate confirms new corrections system leader DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Senate has voted unanimously to confirm Democratic Gov. John Carney’s nominee to lead the state’s corrections system, which in recent years has faced a fata...
00:36, 06/27/2019

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
20:48, 07/09/2019

Senate leader says he is confident budget deal will pass Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he was confident the Senate would pass a newly agreed deal to extend the U.S. debt limit and set federal spending caps for two years....
02:48, 07/24/2019

Senate GOP leader relishes role as ‘Grim Reaper’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls himself the Grim Reaper — the one who holds the scythe leading to the chamber where the desires of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s House maj...
00:48, 06/29/2019

Senate Majority Leader McConnell says 'nobody wins a trade war' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that "nobody wins a trade war" but he hoped President Donald Trump's tactics in negotiations China would put the United States in a better positi...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
02:24, 05/24/2019

NY Senate hashing out pro-weed bill for introduction New York lawmakers on Sunday appeared to be fired up for a pot party — with a new bill to legalize marijuana set to be introduced in the state Senate. The legislation will be similar to a proposal flo...
07:12, 06/17/2019

Senate approves its own version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would grant $4.6 billion for border aid in a bid to stem illegal migration across the country's southern border with Mexico....
22:36, 06/26/2019

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path ...
02:48, 06/06/2019

President Trump Says He Wants Stronger Background Check Laws While Assuring NRA Gun-Rights Will Be Respected (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a respon...
01:36, 08/10/2019

Trump says he wants stronger gun checks, but reneged in past WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed on Monday he wants legislation providing “strong background checks” for gun users, but he provided no details and has reneged on previous promises to s...
18:48, 08/05/2019

Senate majority leader expects U.S. election security briefing U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected lawmakers to receive a briefing on election security, but did not provide details....
21:36, 06/11/2019

Nigeria's president may name cabinet nominees this week: senate leader Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari could name his cabinet nominees as soon as this week, the senate president said on Wednesday, a move that could end more than a month without ministers....
15:36, 07/10/2019

Tennessee Senate leader says House speaker should leave post NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Toughening his position, Tennessee Republican Senate Speaker Randy McNally now says embattled GOP House Speaker Glen Casada should resign his leadership post. McNally told WBIR...
19:36, 05/10/2019

Former Senate Majority Leader Daschle joins cannabis board SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle has been named to an advisory board of a cannabis investment company. The Argus Leader reports the South Dakota Democ...
18:24, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Kentucky Senate Leader Criticizes Grimes Lawsuit FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed by Kentucky’s secretary of state challenging a law scaling back her authority (all times local): 11:55 a.m. A top Senate Republican in Kentuck...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....
04:12, 06/12/2019

Senate bill calls for new U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity center A pair of U.S. senators have introduced legislation aimed at creating a joint cybersecurity apparatus with Israel, which would join multiple information sectors to safeguard key infrastructure of both...
22:36, 07/31/2019

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions The Alabama state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw virtually all abortions in the state, making an exception only in cases where a mother’s health is in jeopardy. The bill, which had ...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responders for life....
23:00, 07/23/2019

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill clears Senate The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims — as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from the gallery. Senators appr...
23:12, 07/23/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
18:12, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Dems to propose changes to Senate border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency border aid (all times local): 8 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will propose changes to a $4.6 billion Senate-approved border bill...
04:00, 06/27/2019

Pak Senate Passes Bill To Set Puberty Age For Girls At 18: Report Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to fix 18 years as the age of puberty for girls to end the practice of child marriages in the country, triggering objections from some members who said the move was....
14:36, 04/30/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump ...
22:36, 06/26/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
23:48, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Schumer calls for Senate to vote on gun bill VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Virginia Beach shooting Friday (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The Senate’s top Democrat says a universal background check bill must be brought ...
21:36, 06/02/2019

Alabama Senate debates bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday began final debate on a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, allowing exceptions only to prevent a serious health risk to the mother....
01:36, 05/15/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Shepherd was 17 and had just graduated high school w...
11:12, 05/14/2019

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. Th...
20:12, 06/29/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and i...
13:12, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHI...
22:12, 06/26/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical emergencies....
16:12, 05/16/2019

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tac...
20:48, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount...
04:24, 05/28/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in other states in hopes the issue will get to the U.S. ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Senate Republican leader McConnell backs Saudi arms sales U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged lawmakers on Thursday to vote against resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and go ahead with $8...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Senate leader: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable' U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unacceptable," while Trump administration officials urged...
20:24, 08/12/2019

Senate Republican leader sees budget, debt ceiling deal soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on federal spending limits that would also increase the nation's de...
23:36, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Missouri Senate passes strict abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abort...
11:36, 05/16/2019

Abortion bill delayed as Alabama Senate falls into chaos The lieutenant governor agreed to remove amendments creating exceptions for rape and incest, leading to anger and arguments on the Senate floor.        ...
20:24, 05/09/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house....
02:12, 05/02/2019

Senate bill would require used-car dealers to repair recalled vehicles The Used Car Safety Recall Repair Act, introduced Wednesday, would require used-car dealers to repair any outstanding safety recalls before selling, leasing or loaning the vehicles to customers....
20:24, 06/26/2019

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. The House is expected to approve a bill Friday ensur...
23:00, 07/23/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy ....
11:36, 05/16/2019

State Senate unanimously approves school bus safety bill The state Senate unanimously approved legislation Wednesday to crack down on New Yorkers who recklessly pass stopped school buses. The bill, likely to pass the Assembly and receive Gov. Cuomo’s signat...
12:36, 05/02/2019

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
10:48, 07/13/2019

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
02:36, 05/24/2019

U.S. Senate committee unveils 2020 defense policy bill The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Tur...
17:24, 05/23/2019

Senate bill would make companies put a price on personal data Many will tell you that internet giants see your data as their most valuable resource, but politicians now want to put a number on that value. Senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley are introducing the...
18:48, 06/24/2019

NC Senate vote means showdown nears on immigration bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Republican-controlled General Assembly is heading for a showdown with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper as legislators near final passage of a bill that would strong-arm several Nort...
03:36, 06/25/2019

Senate approves budget bill that gives nearly $3T, suspends debt ceiling The Senate voted Thursday to pass a major bipartisan spending bill that increases the federal budget and defers the debt ceiling for another two years -- settling fears the limit could bring severe ec...
17:24, 08/02/2019

Missouri Senate Advances Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday that would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to approve it....
01:24, 05/17/2019

Senate passes $4.6B emergency bill for border, at odds with House The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill authorizing $4.6 billion in emergency spending for humanitarian aid at the southern border, setting up a fight with the House, which approved a version that puts ...
02:24, 06/27/2019

West Virginia Senate passes GOP charter school bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Senate has passed a sweeping GOP education bill that would allow the state’s first charter schools. The Republican-controlled chamber approved the prop...
03:36, 06/25/2019

US Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Border Aid Bill, Sends It To House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump....
03:00, 06/27/2019

Senate rejects House-backed version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill approved a day earlier by the House of Representatives that would have provided $4.5 billion to address a surge in migration at the U.S. border with Mexico...
22:36, 06/26/2019

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
21:24, 05/21/2019

The Latest: House to vote on Senate’s emergency border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border aid package (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will “reluctantly” pass the Senate version of a border ...
22:12, 06/27/2019

Senate committee OKs $4.6 billion humanitarian aid bill for migrant crisis A Senate panel gave its approval Wednesday to President Trump’s $4.6 billion request for funding to tackle the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border -- but only after funding for a wal...
22:24, 06/19/2019

North Carolina Senate debates bill to fix voter ID denials RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Voter ID legislation now goes before North Carolina’s Senate after the House eased rules around authenticating student and employee identification cards for use in next year...
15:00, 05/21/2019

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid bill, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it was ...
22:36, 06/27/2019

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and safety protections for children and families....
21:48, 07/11/2019

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
01:12, 05/23/2019

Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
21:12, 07/09/2019

"A Family Man": Australian Leader Quits Senate Race Over Strip Club Video It's been one scandal after another for Pauline Hanson's One Nation - a right-wing, anti-Muslim Australian political party that won four Senate seats in 2016....
04:12, 05/01/2019

GOP leader says Oregon Republicans will return to the Senate after a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation SALEM, Ore. (AP) — GOP leader says Oregon Republicans will return to the Senate after a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation....
20:12, 06/28/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new ...
02:24, 07/19/2019

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of mig...
22:36, 06/27/2019

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on instituti...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Senate bill would ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids Efforts to crack down on loot boxes in the US might be underway in earnest. Senator Josh Hawley has introduced a bill, the Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, that would bar games from includ...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregna...
19:12, 05/09/2019

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund (WASHINGTON) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vot...
01:48, 07/24/2019

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardline fiscal conservatives worried for the future....
18:36, 08/01/2019

House ‘Reluctantly’ Accepts Senate Version of Emergency Border Bill (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has reversed course and will accept a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-passed border aid bill, yielding to opposition from the White House, powerful Repub...
23:00, 06/27/2019

A Poll Tax By Any Other Name: Florida’s Senate Mandates Bill Payment Before Felons Get to Vote Last week, Florida’s House set things in motion with regard to mandating felons meet certain “financial obligations” before having their voting rights restored, and now Florida’s Senate has followed s...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Dem-led House passes $4.5B bill to aid migrants at border, setting up showdown with GOP-led Senate The House approved a $4.5 billion supplemental spending bill on Tuesday night to address humanitarian issues at the U.S.-Mexico border and to provide additional funding for food, water, medical servic...
10:48, 06/26/2019

Premier Kenney urges Senate committee to scrap oil tanker ban Bill C-48 Alberta's new premier says he will launch a constitutional challenge against a federal government bill to ban tankers off British Columbia's northern coast if it goes ahead....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
23:12, 05/17/2019

House Passes Senate Border Bill in Striking Defeat for Pelosi Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, let a Senate border spending bill pass the House without controls that liberals had demanded....
23:12, 06/27/2019

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty resigns amid Senate race U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty announced Tuesday he will leave the diplomatic post, just days after President Donald Trump endorsed him to run for a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate....
21:48, 07/16/2019

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the Hous...
22:12, 06/26/2019

Harris introduces Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris introduced a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in...
00:12, 07/24/2019

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
09:12, 06/21/2019

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohamme...
21:36, 07/10/2019

Senate panel backs Nord Stream 2 pipeline sanctions bill A U.S. Senate committee passed a bill on Wednesday to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany that the Trump administrati...
23:48, 07/31/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one of the nation's most restrictive on the procedure....
17:12, 05/15/2019

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only ...
05:48, 06/28/2019

Senate meeting erupts as Graham clashes with Dems over asylum bill: 'You're not going to take my job!' The Senate Judiciary Committee erupted with infighting Thursday as a top Republican lawmaker pushed legislation aimed at crafting new rules for asylum-seekers from Central American countries....
01:00, 08/02/2019

Harris to introduce U.S. Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris will introduce a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to inves...
13:12, 07/23/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.        ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

U.S. House passes debt limit and spending bill, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved bipartisan legislation to increase federal spending over the next two years on discretionary defense and non-defense programs and to suspend the ...
23:36, 07/25/2019

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for th...
19:24, 06/18/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up wit...
17:36, 06/01/2019

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Following disputes, drug pricing bill moves out of Senate Finance Committee Legislation that would lower what patients in Medicare pay for drugs advanced out of a key panel on Thursday despite close-call votes on controversial provisions....
21:36, 07/25/2019

Senate Bill Could Save Many Federal Lab Animals’ Lives and Give Them a New Home Many dogs, cats, primates and other research animals are killed in federal laboratories each year because agencies don’t have a policy that allows animals to find new homes after their testing h...
05:48, 07/31/2019

Senate bill wants to make it easier for ex-prisoners to start a business | Gene Marks The New Start Act plans to use ‘the power of entrepreneurship’ to help people who have been in prison build something specialShould someone who committed a crime and served time in prison be allowed t...
16:36, 05/09/2019

Senate bill would block federal funds for 2026 World Cup until USWNT gets equal pay West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, who introduced the bill, said that the "clear unequitable pay between the U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams is unacceptable."...
06:00, 07/10/2019

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traffic along the B.C. coast, according to an Alberta se...
03:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
21:48, 05/17/2019

Senate committee chair vows to block Albany’s ‘walking while texting’ bill ALBANY — A powerful state senator said he’s blocking legislation aimed at outlawing pedestrians who text while walking across the street. The measure, which would slap fines on New Yorkers who a...
21:24, 05/17/2019

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legi...
18:36, 07/17/2019

Canadian Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendments that were welcomed by the government of Canada's...
18:36, 06/07/2019

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislatio...
03:24, 07/18/2019

Senate passes $4.6 billion bill for border crisis, but key differences with House remain A photo of a father and his young daughter dead in the Rio Grande sparked urgency on Capitol Hill, but the legislation threatened to get hung up in disputes over restrictions on how the money can be s...
03:00, 06/27/2019

House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say WASHINGTON (AP) — House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say....
22:12, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
19:36, 05/17/2019

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meet...
15:12, 07/09/2019

You Can Now Read The Proposed Senate Bill That Would Ban Loot Boxes In Games Aimed At Kids As expected, Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri has introduced a bill that would ban the inclusion of “pay-to-win microtransactions and sales of loot boxes in minor-oriented games.” It would...
23:36, 05/23/2019

Senate backs massive defense bill, targets China, sets Iran vote The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $750 billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sale of synthetic opioids, pushing to counter growing...
04:12, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislatio...
07:12, 07/18/2019

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
09:24, 05/28/2019

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses w...
02:36, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendments that were welcomed by the government of Canada's...
00:36, 06/08/2019

Senate Finance Committee unveils long-awaited bipartisan bill to lower drug prices Sens. Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced a long-awaited Senate bill on drug pricing Tuesday that would limit what seniors pay for their medications and cap how much drug compani...
17:36, 07/23/2019

House heads toward vote on amended border package, McConnell says Senate bill 'only game in town' The House will vote Thursday on an amended emergency border aid package, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made it clear that his chamber won't consider the new version, teeing up a game of c...
17:24, 06/27/2019

Senate wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to include an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
18:00, 07/25/2019

Senate Finance Committee unveils bipartisan bill to lower prescription drug prices for seniors Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, have been working for several months on a bill to lower drug prices....
19:24, 07/23/2019

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
18:12, 07/27/2019

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon New York's Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company....
20:00, 06/21/2019

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural di...
11:48, 05/27/2019

Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill....
20:12, 06/29/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived during the current legislative session....
14:36, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says China Extradition Bill "Dead" Hong Kong's embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday announced a widely loathed China extradition law that has sparked unprecedented political unrest "is dead" -- but she stopped short of demands to......
10:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong Leader, Carrie Lam, Says Extradition Bill Is ‘Dead’ Mrs. Lam’s remarks did not satisfy protesters, who have demanded a full withdrawal of the bill that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China....
11:48, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Publicly Apologizes for Extradition Bill Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, said that she was personally responsible for introducing legislation that set off huge protest marches....
11:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'is dead' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam declared an extradition law that has caused mass protests throughout the island "dead" Tuesday, while protesters vow to continue with demonstrations....
11:24, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Is Set to Delay Extradition Bill Indefinitely Postponing the bill, which would allow extradition to mainland China, would be a remarkable reversal for the city’s leader, who had vowed to press on despite huge protests....
08:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of people but defied calls to step down. “Because this b...
16:24, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Extradition bill is 'dead' The pro-Beijing leader has said her government's handling of the controversial extradition bill had been a "total failure." Pro-democracy protesters had demanded she withdraw the bill entirely....
04:48, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader signals extradition bill will go forward HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against them. Chief Executive Carrie L...
06:12, 06/10/2019

"Those Supporting Triple Talaq Bill Support Taliban Ideology": BJP Leader The Triple Talaq Bill, which aims to curb the controversial Islamic practice of instant divorce, is about "gender justice, dignity and equality", Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today as he......
11:24, 07/30/2019

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the most violent protests since the former British colony...
14:48, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests The leader of Hong Kong said Tuesday the extradition bill that set off a firestorm of protests in the region was dead. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that the government’s work on the bill, wh...
07:48, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says Extradition Bill Is 'Dead,' Withdrawal Not Mentioned Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said a controversial bill to legalize extradition to mainland China is “dead,” though she didn’t say whether she would withdraw the legislation....
06:00, 07/09/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong government will not withdraw extradition bill: leader Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has said she had no plans to withdraw a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after huge crowds came out to oppose the proposal....
06:48, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill 'dead', students not satisfied Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the city's biggest political crisis in decades was dead and the government's work on the bill a "total failure"....
06:36, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader suggests end to extradition bill, refuses to resign Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong’s leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would not be reintroduced, according to a report....
23:12, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong’s leader says she won’t revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done “well.” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says she won’t revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done “well.”...
12:24, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear conscience.”...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after anger over the bill triggered the city's...
13:48, 06/15/2019

After Protests, Hong Kong’s Leader Faces More Calls to Delay Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s leader said it would be impossible to rush through an extradition bill in the wake of clashes between the police and protesters....
16:00, 06/14/2019

| Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds came out to oppose the proposal....
12:36, 06/11/2019

Embattled Hong Kong leader Lam suspends China extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widespread anger and large-scale protests in the Asian fi...
11:24, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the bigg...
11:24, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for trial, despite mounting opposit...
12:24, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead, but critics unconvinced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the Chinese-ruled city's biggest crisis in decades is dead and that government work on the legislation had been a "total f...
12:48, 07/09/2019

Adviser to Hong Kong leader calls for extradition bill delay Pro-Beijing lawmaker also urges pause and diplomat distances China from lawThe pressure of Hong Kong public opinion against a proposed extradition law appears to be causing cracks in the unity of pro-...
16:24, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong's leader apologizes after extradition bill fuels massive protests The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets Sunday as outrage over the legislation cont...
20:12, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years. Lam told repor...
10:48, 06/15/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong's embattled leader suspends divisive extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented protest...
11:24, 06/15/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to PM Scott Morrison Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has conceded defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the country’s general election. Shorten made the announcement to supporters of his opposition Labor pa...
17:00, 05/18/2019

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferred to mainland China....
11:36, 06/15/2019

Hundreds of mayors sign letter urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to call Congress back to Washington for votes on gun safety legislation (NBC News)  More than 200 mayors from across the country are urging Congress to return to Washington and begin work on new gun safety legislation. Earlier in the week President Trump said he was open ...
07:36, 08/09/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant c...
20:48, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong leader ignores protesters' deadline to pull controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's government ignored a Thursday deadline imposed by protesters to scrap controversial extradition legislation, setting the stage for additional protests this weekend....
07:24, 06/21/2019

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the government's work on the bill had been a 'total fai...
14:36, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill is dead amid mass protests In mid-June Lam responded to huge protests by suspending the bill, but that move failed to mollify critics, who continued to demonstrate against the bill and call for Lam's resignation....
08:12, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere apology’ after massive march against extradition bill Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam will not fully withdraw the legislation as demonstrators have demanded, and said she wants to continue to serve the public....
15:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive protest that gripped the city over the weekend. Sp...
11:48, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader expected to delay extradition bill ahead of more mass protests Carrie Lam to speak on Saturday afternoon for first time since protest crisis erupted in earnestHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam is expected to announce a halt in efforts to pass a controversial new extr...
08:24, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope....
12:24, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill 'is dead' but still refuses to formally withdraw it Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said that a controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, "is dead" -- but stopped short of a formal withdraw...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Coward Republicans in the Oregon State Senate Are Still Hiding From State Police After Killing Climate Bill Shit is really getting wild in Oregon (and, I guess, directly outside of it). Last Thursday, 11 Republicans in the state senate managed to help kill a historic carbon emissions cap-and-trade bill by s...
03:00, 06/27/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. over Trump Tower Moscow testimony The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., to answer questions about his claim to have just limited knowledge of an ult...
04:12, 05/09/2019

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely withdrawn and the city’s leader step down, a da...
08:36, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill is ‘dead,’ but stops short of full withdrawal Carrie Lam conceded that her government’s work on the legislation was a “complete failure,” and dismissed fears that the legislature would take up the bill at a later date....
09:24, 07/09/2019

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill: Organizers claim 2 million march as protesters demand leader's resignation A temporary calm had returned to Hong Kong Monday Morning, hours after the city stunned its leaders and the world with a second record-breaking protest in a week against a controversial extradition bi...
08:36, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong protests: Thousands gather to demand leader quits despite government turnaround on extradition bill Thousands of activists have gathered in Hong Kong for another day of protests despite a stunning turnaround by the government on a proposed extradition bill....
10:24, 06/16/2019

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling political crisis “is dead,” but it rema...
07:12, 07/09/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election....
16:00, 05/18/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of violent protests, is 'dead' Screenshot/Bloomberg Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday morning local time that a controversial extradition bill that was previously being mulled over by the territory's governing body is "d...
13:00, 07/09/2019

AC company convinced 103-year-old WWII vet to pay $24K, son says World War II veteran Fred Klein thought he was fixing up the house with new air conditioning units. But $24,000 later, he had regrets.        ...
19:24, 06/08/2019

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands.        ...
23:24, 07/09/2019

Spain’s Socialists ‘convinced’ new government deal is near The No. 2 for Spain’s Socialist Party says she is optimistic that caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will be able to strike a last-minute deal with the far-left United We Can party to form a coali...
13:36, 07/20/2019

Many Fed officials saw near-term rate cut, not all convinced: minutes Many U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting thought more stimulus would be needed soon if risks to the U.S. economy did not let up, and several others leaned in that direction, records f...
23:24, 07/10/2019

US: Russia convinced Maduro to stay in Venezuela US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said Maduro was ready to go into exile in Cuba but was persuaded by Russia to stay. President Donald Trump has called on Cuba to immediately cease its military su...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Klopp convinced Liverpool will put Barca defeat out of mind "Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp believes his team can put their 3-0 Champions League defeat to Barcelona out of mind and focus on winning Saturday\u0027s crucial Premier League trip to Newcastle."...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Man catfished an Alaska teen and convinced her to kill for $9M, police say Police said an Indiana man posed as a millionaire online, established a relationship with a teen in Alaska and convinced the girl to kill her friend.        ...
21:24, 06/18/2019

Trump may avoid another Fed fiasco in Senate President Donald Trump's latest pair of hopefuls for the Federal Reserve board don't have the same baggage as Stephen Moore and Herman Cain. And that might be just enough to get them confirmed. After...
11:36, 07/10/2019

Trump not ‘on board’ with Sessions’ Senate run Seven months after he was canned by President Trump, ex-attorney general Jeff Sessions remains mired in the commander in chief’s doghouse, and likely won’t get White House backing if he decides to run...
22:48, 07/11/2019

Adam Sandler convinced far too many famous people to be in his next Netflix movie Say what you will about Adam Sandler’s Netflix movies (including “they’re not great” or “they’re a cover for a massive web of stupid conspiracies”), but at least they’re keeping him from doing some ki...
02:48, 07/23/2019

Palace Says Meghan Markle Hasn't Given Birth--But the Internet Isn't Convinced Meghan Markle has yet to give birth to her and Prince Harry's first child, according to Buckingham Palace. While the world is on #RoyalBabyWatch, a representative for the Palace......
18:12, 05/02/2019

NY Senate OKs releasing Trump state tax return New York's Senate has approved legislation that would allow congressional investigators to get access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns. (May 8)       ...
02:36, 05/09/2019

Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional deci...
01:12, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump Jr. arrives for Senate testimony Donald Trump Jr. arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning for closed door testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Senators want to discuss answers he gave the panel's staff in a 2017...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Trump ‘very surprised’ by Senate panel subpoena for Don Jr. President Trump on Thursday said he was “very surprised” to hear that the GOP-led Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed his son after special counsel Robert Mueller cleared Donald Jr. i...
21:12, 05/09/2019

Trump can't hide from Senate debate on Iran President Donald Trump may not want a high-profile congressional debate on war with Iran, but he might not have much say in the matter. Just as military tensions reach new heights with Tehran, the Se...
00:24, 06/22/2019

Trump Jr. to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the matter. Trump Jr.’s meeting comes after S...
01:00, 06/12/2019

Tanguy Ndombele reveals how Mauricio Pochettino convinced him to choose Tottenham Tanguy Ndombele says Mauricio Pochettino's powers of persuasion coupled with a tantalising 'project' convinced him to join Tottenham rather than another one of Europe's elite clubs....
14:12, 07/07/2019

Hilarious pics show deer sitting alongside cows, convinced it's one of them A wildlife photographer has captured remarkable pictures of a deer sitting in the British countryside alongside a herd of cows, convinced it is one of them....
19:12, 08/05/2019

As Democrats debate reparations for slavery, polls suggest Americans are not convinced As Democrats consider the idea of reparations to black Americans for slavery, polling shows that the public is far from convinced about the radical idea -- and overwhelmingly oppose such measures....
15:36, 06/19/2019

Emilia Clarke Was Convinced Beyoncé Would Hate Her After Game of Thrones Twist Game of Thrones is officially over. While Sunday's series finale drew mixed reviews from critics and fans, one reaction could weigh particularly heavy on Emilia Clarke's......
15:24, 05/20/2019

Boris Johnson 'convinced' he can reach Brexit deal; forms Cabinet Boris Johnson said he's "convinced we can do a deal" on Brexit Wednesday in his first national address as British prime minister outside 10 Downing St. in London....
23:36, 07/24/2019

Senate Republicans pray Trump will take budget deal Congress and the White House are moving toward an ambitious budget deal, but the big question still remains: What will President Donald Trump do? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican...
14:48, 07/18/2019

Senate fails to override Trump's veto on Yemen The Senate failed Thursday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a resolution to end U.S. support for the bloody Saudi-backed war in Yemen. Seven Republicans broke with the White House and join...
23:12, 05/02/2019

Senate Intel Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. The Senate Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena to President Donald Trump's eldest son, a source familiar with the matter said. Trump Jr. received the subpoena to appear before the committee as a ...
00:48, 05/09/2019

Senate confirms Trump's pick for defense secretary The Senate Tuesday voted overwhelmingly 90 to 8 to confirm President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of defense, Mark Esper, giving the Pentagon its first permanent chief since James Mattis stepped ...
19:12, 07/24/2019

Trump Fed pick says he would win Senate backing if debate were over policy President Donald Trump's pick for a Federal Reserve Board seat, economic commentator Stephen Moore, said on Thursday he would win the Senate's needed backing for the post if the debate over his prospe...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Trump Jr to testify before Senate committee after deal reached Agreement averts confrontation over subpoena of president’s son in Russia investigationDonald Trump Jr will testify in a closed-door interview with the Senate intelligence committee next month, pullin...
03:12, 05/15/2019

U.S. Senate intelligence panel subpoenas Trump's son: sources The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed one of the president's sons, Donald Trump Jr., to answer questions about his contacts with Russia, two congressional sources said on Wednesday....
04:00, 05/09/2019

Senate defeats measure to restrain Trump on Iran The U.S. Senate on Friday defeated legislation that would have barred President Donald Trump from launching an attack on Iran without first obtaining the approval of Congress, except in self-defense....
22:00, 06/28/2019

Senate confirms Esper as Trump's next secretary of defense The Senate confirmed Secretary of the Army Mark Esper in a bipartisan vote Tuesday, officially making him President Trump's second secretary of defense....
02:36, 07/24/2019

Trump hits back at Senate subpoena for Don Jr., says he’s ‘very surprised’ President Trump hit back Thursday at the Senate Intelligence Committee’s move to subpoena his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., while accusing Democrats pursuing Russia-related investigations even after t...
20:24, 05/09/2019

U.S. Senate committee backs Trump nominee to be U.N. ambassador The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday backed Kelly Craft, currently the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as President Donald Trump's envoy to the United Nations....
18:24, 07/25/2019

9/11 First Responders Fund Clears Senate and Heads to Trump Congress gave final approval to legislation that would extend lifetime compensation to emergency workers who became ill after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001....
01:00, 07/24/2019

AP sources: Trump Jr. to speak with Senate panel Wednesday WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s eldest son will meet with the Senate intelligence committee Wednesday behind closed doors, according to two people familiar with the meeting. Donald Tr...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Trump ally Corey Lewandowski considering Senate run in New Hampshire Corey Lewandowski, a close ally of President Donald Trump, is considering a 2020 run for a U.S. Senate seat in New Hampshire now held by Democrat Jeanne Shaheen, two sources close to Lewandowski said ...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Strengthened Trump crippling Democratic Senate recruitment, 0-7 so far President Trump, riding the surging economy to better approval ratings, is giving top-tier potential Democratic Senate candidates pause as they mull taking on Republican candidates with strong ties to...
03:24, 05/11/2019

Allies of Trump’s Son Declare War on G.O.P.-Led Senate Panel After Subpoena After the Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., his allies are forcing Republican senators to choose between the panel and the president’s family....
06:00, 05/10/2019

Trump Jr. says 'nothing to correct' after closed interview with Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, appeared for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday and then told reporters his responses were the...
20:12, 06/12/2019

Despite Warning From Trump, Roy Moore Says He Can Win Alabama Senate Seat Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly considering” running again....
02:24, 05/30/2019

Trump, Senate leaders react to US-Iran tensions As President Donald Trump declares that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone, Republican and Democratic leaders publicly address the escalating tensions with Iran on the Senate...
17:48, 06/20/2019

Trump officials’ military threats divide Senate GOP As the odds of military intervention against Venezuela and Iran appear to rise, some of Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill are divided over whether the president needs the approval of Congress ...
04:36, 05/07/2019

Football fans convinced Man City star’s wife has six TOES after Insta snap EAGLE-EYED football fans have flocked to an Instagram post from Manchester City star Nicolas Otamendi – because they’re convinced his wife has six toes....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Colin Kaepernick reportedly convinced Nike to pull flag-themed sneaker Nike quietly scrapped a plan to sell an American flag-themed sneaker after Colin Kaepernick said he found the image offensive, a report said. The sneaker company’s Air Max 1 USA featured an earl...
05:48, 07/02/2019

How Students Convinced Beto O'Rourke to Stop Taking Fossil Fuel Money The transformation of Beto O’Rourke into a legit climate change candidate took another turn on Wednesday night when he announced he was pledging to turn away donations from fossil fuel executives.Read...
06:00, 05/03/2019

People Are Convinced This 2011 Game of Thrones Poster Revealed Who Was Destined to Win the Throne Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. In the end, it wasn’t Jon Snow or Daenerys Targaryen who won the throne in Game of Thrones‘ series finale, but come-from-...
22:12, 05/22/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee reportedly subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. WASHINGTON – The Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., according to a published report. The subpoena is in relation to Russia investigation matters, Axios reports. The m...
04:36, 05/09/2019

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski run for ...
03:24, 08/16/2019

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that Moore cannot win and the “consequences will be...
19:12, 05/29/2019

Trump Jr. on Capitol Hill for closed-door Senate interview WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. told reporters he has “nothing to correct” as he arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday for a second closed-door interview with the Senate intelligence commit...
16:12, 06/12/2019

Trump Jr. to testify in second closed-door Senate Intelligence interview Democrats believe the president’s oldest son may have lied to them in previous testimony about his role in a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton....
15:12, 06/12/2019

U.S. Senate sets vote on Trump's Saudi weapons vetoes The U.S. Senate will vote within days on whether to override President Donald Trump's vetoes of legislation to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates...
03:24, 07/25/2019

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision ...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to Senate committee interview: source Donald Trump Jr. has reached an agreement with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee for the panel's senators to interview him in mid-June, a congressional source familiar with the matter told Reuter...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Senate expected to confirm Trump's second Secretary of Defense next week The U.S. Senate is due to vote next week to confirm Mark Esper as President Donald Trump's second Secretary of Defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has been without a permanent ...
10:36, 07/19/2019

Alabama’s Roy Moore Set to Announce Another Senate Run Over President Trump’s Objection (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore will announce Thursday whether he will make another run for U.S. Senate after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accus...
18:24, 06/20/2019

Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr., reports say The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. to testify about the Russia investigation, becoming the first member of the president's family to be called since the release of the M...
14:12, 05/09/2019

Trump warns of ‘devastating’ consequences if Roy Moore runs for Senate again President Trump ​on Wednesday urged Roy Moore not to run again for the US Senate in Alabama, because he believes the Republican would lose and jeopardize gains made by his administration. ​”Repu...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — an indirect rebuke of President Donald Trump who ha...
21:48, 06/04/2019

Donald Trump Jr. says 'nothing to correct' as he returns for Senate committee testimony Donald Trump Jr. said Wednesday he has "nothing to correct" as he returned to testify behind closed doors before the Senate Intelligence Committee, following a subpoena from the committee's Republican...
18:24, 06/12/2019

U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed two resolutions opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of ...
19:12, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee again Under the deal, Trump Jr. would appear for closed-door testimony in June, and the interview would be limited to only a few hours, according to people familiar with it....
03:12, 05/15/2019

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled bipartisan budget negotiations with congress...
18:24, 06/09/2019

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored f...
19:24, 05/20/2019

Trump Jr. to testify on Russia contacts before GOP-led Senate intelligence panel Donald Trump Jr. will testify before the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday behind closed doors, Fox News has learned, as part of what the president has called an "unfair" effor...
03:12, 06/12/2019

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision....
04:24, 06/21/2019

Senate Rejects Curb on Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran The Senate shot down a measure that would have required President Trump to seek Congress’s approval before launching an offensive military strike on Iran....
22:36, 06/28/2019

Trump boosts possible Lewandowski Senate bid ahead of New Hampshire rally President Trump has a message for New Hampshire Republicans ahead of his visit Thursday: “Corey’s an outstanding guy. If he ran and won, he would be a great senator.”...
21:24, 08/15/2019

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
00:00, 06/07/2019

Pelosi to Trump: Use the Constitution to force Senate action on guns Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called on President Donald Trump to use his constitutional powers to bring the Senate back into session, ramping up her efforts to force Republicans to act against gun...
02:24, 08/09/2019

Senate falls short in vote to restrain Trump on Iran The effort sought to require the president to seek congressional authorization before engaging militarily with Iran, except in cases of self-defense....
21:36, 06/28/2019

Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Texas border....
23:36, 06/11/2019

Senate Republicans Threaten to Block Trump on Mexico Tariffs Senate Republicans threatened Tuesday to block the White House’s planned tariffs on Mexico, hours after President Trump signaled he was prepared to move ahead with the levies barring a last-minute dea...
12:12, 06/05/2019

Donald Trump Jr. seen resisting Senate committee subpoena: sources Donald Trump Jr. is unlikely to comply with a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena to testify about his contacts with Russia, two congressional sources said on Thursday as the president publicl...
23:12, 05/09/2019

Senate confirms Mark Esper as Trump’s secretary of defense The Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Trump’s nominee for secretary of defense, Mark Esper, in a bipartisan 90-8 vote. The confirmation ends a record-long seven months that the Pentagon went witho...
23:12, 07/23/2019

Donald Trump Jr. to Testify After Reaching Deal With Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr. has agreed to give limited additional closed-door testimony in June in a deal with the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to three people familiar with the arrangement, which he...
03:36, 05/15/2019

Trump officials working to schedule Senate briefing on Iran The Trump administration is working to organize an all-senators briefing on a “credible” threat to U.S. interests by Iran, Senate Majority Whip John Thune said Thursday.The South Dakota Republican sai...
17:24, 05/16/2019

Senate sets vote on Trump's Saudi weapons vetoes The U.S. Senate will vote within days on whether to override President Donald Trump's vetoes of legislation to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates...
02:12, 07/25/2019

Senate Democrats ask Trump to shift wall money to gun measures Two senior Senate Democrats on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to withdraw his $5 billion request for border wall funding and use the money on initiatives to combat gun violence in the aftermat...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Senate Confirms Trump’s Pick For New United Nations Ambassador WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Kelly Craft to become the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations despite Democratic concerns about her inexperience and potential conflicts of interest....
01:48, 08/02/2019

Chris Stirewalt: Joe Biden's campaign staff convinced him to change mind on Hyde Amendment Former Vice President Joe Biden's 2020 presidential campaign staff convinced him to change his stance on a federal abortion provision, according to Chris Stirewalt....
23:12, 06/07/2019

Did This One Character Completely Alter the Stranger Things Season 3 Ending? People Seem Pretty Convinced Warning: This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things season 3. Like in previous seasons, the ending of Stranger Things season 3 offers up a hard-fought battle between Hawkins’ finest and som...
00:00, 07/06/2019

Maduro was 'ready' to leave Venezuela before Russia convinced him to stay, Pompeo tells Fox News The U.S. has learned Venezuela's disputed President Nicolas Maduro was "ready" to leave the country amid protest violence and calls for his ouster -- until Russia convinced him to stay, Secretary of S...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Senate folds to Trump's vetoes, permits Saudi arms deals The U.S. Senate failed to override President Donald Trump's veto on three resolutions against arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
09:24, 07/30/2019

Lewandowski cites relationship with Trump, ‘fundraising prowess,’ as he mulls Senate run Corey Lewandowski says if he runs for the Senate in his home state of New Hampshire, his ability to fundraise thanks to his close relationship with President Trump would make him the most formidable R...
15:12, 08/09/2019

U.S. Senate rejects arms sales to Saudi Arabia, rebuking Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
05:48, 06/06/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to Senate committee interview: New York Times Donald Trump Jr. has reached an agreement with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee for the panel's senators to interview him in mid-June, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
00:24, 05/15/2019

U.S. Senate intelligence panel to interview Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday: source Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, will be interviewed on Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee, a congressional source said on Tuesday....
21:36, 06/11/2019

Pelosi urges Trump to call Senate back into session to consider gun legislation House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to President Trump on Thursday urging him to call the Senate back into session from their August recess to consider gun legislation. Senate Majority Leader Mit...
14:24, 08/09/2019

Senate Fails to Override Trump’s Veto on Saudi Arms Sales The failure underscored that legislators’ simmering anger over both Saudi Arabia’s murder of a dissident columnist and its bloody war in Yemen has its limits....
04:12, 07/30/2019

Trump Jr. arrives for questioning by Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian links Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee that was likely to focus on a Moscow Trump Towe...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Senate passes bipartisan budget deal hailed by Donald Trump WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a bipartisan budget package Thursday that was hailed by President Trump but sharply criticized by fiscal hawks in his own party. Defense spending will see a $22 billion ...
22:12, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the...
03:24, 08/16/2019

Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice in Senate testimony Barr defended his decision to step in and clear the president of obstruction of justice after Mueller's report presented evidence on both sides — but didn't reach a conclusion....
19:36, 05/01/2019

Trump Jr. reaches last-minute agreement to testify before Senate Intel Committee Donald Trump Jr. has reached an eleventh-hour agreement to testify before the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee, most likely in June, Fox News has learned....
01:12, 05/15/2019

Trump warns Roy Moore to stay out of the 2020 Alabama Senate race Moore lost to Doug Jones in 2017 after reports of alleged sexual misconduct against teenage girls decades earlier, costing Republicans a Senate seat....
19:24, 05/29/2019

Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. About His 2017 Testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., calling him in to answer questions about his 2017 testimony. That’s according to a person familiar with...
01:24, 05/09/2019

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia,​ but the numbers were not enough to overturn a veto by President Trump. The Republican-l...
22:36, 06/20/2019

Senate could vote 22 times to disapprove of Trump’s Saudi arms sales President Trump’s administration could be headed to an extended battle over 22 arms sales to Middle Eastern allies, as a bipartisan bloc of senators introduced legislation Wednesday to disapprove of e...
09:00, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision ...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Trump’s tough talk on Iran prompts Senate vote on war powers WASHINGTON (AP) — Political unease over the White House’s tough talk against Iran is reviving questions about President Donald Trump’s ability to order military strikes without approval fr...
23:36, 06/27/2019

Donald Trump Jr. Is Testifying Behind Closed Doors to the Senate Intelligence Committee (WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump Jr. told reporters he has “nothing to correct” as he arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday for a second closed-door interview with the Senate intelligence com...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Saudi arms sales The Senate failed Monday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of resolutions to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia. The 45-40 vote highlights the Senate’s ongoing struggle to hold the kingdom accou...
01:48, 07/30/2019

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump’s Pentagon pick despite sex misconduct allegations Gen. John Hyten flatly denied the allegations during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week, and an Air Force investigation found no evidence to support the accusations....
11:24, 08/01/2019

Republican-led Senate Committee Subpoenaed Lil' Donnie Jr. and Trump's Inner Circle Is Pissed The way the Trump administration see it, you are either with the dictatorship or you’re a migrant, person of color, member of the LGBTQ, or a good-hearted person with a soul and decent vision....
19:12, 05/09/2019

U.S. Senate Republicans: Trump to give immigration speech in coming days Republican U.S. Senators John Cornyn and John Barrasso said Tuesday that President Donald Trump will give a speech on immigration as soon as later this week....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Warren Ratchets Up Trump Impeachment Campaign With Blistering Senate Speech Sen. Elizabeth Warren followed up her recent statements made on the 2020 campaign trail and social media, and used her time on the Senate floor on Tuesday to double-down on her call to begin impeachme...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Trump plan to sell arms to Saudis faces Senate vote The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, lawmakers said, m...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
00:48, 05/24/2019

Pelosi demands Trump recall Senate to consider reforms aimed at gun violence House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote directly to President Trump on Thursday to demand that he use a little-invoked constitutional power to recall the Senate from its recess so it can address gun violence...
02:24, 08/09/2019

House and Senate Democrats seek Trump financial records in lawsuit Democrats from the House and Senate have told a federal judge they'd like to begin pursuing President Donald Trump's personal financial records and corporate records next month as part of a lawsuit ov...
00:24, 05/30/2019

As Roy Moore publicly mulls Senate bid, Donald Trump Jr. tells him to ‘ride off into the sunset’ The 2017 Republican Senate nominee, who faces allegations of sexual misconduct in the 1970s, has been inching closer to a rematch with Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.)....
07:48, 05/29/2019

Donald Trump Jr. reportedly cuts deal with Senate Intelligence Committee for interview Donald Trump Jr. and the GOP-controlled Senate Intelligence Committee cut a deal Tuesday for President Trump’s eldest son to sit for an interview with senators in the coming weeks — but only for a lim...
02:12, 05/15/2019

Senate fails to override Trump’s veto of resolution demanding end to U.S. involvement in Yemen The measure represented a bipartisan rebuke of the president’s continued embrace of Saudi Arabia, which leads the coalition targeting Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen....
20:48, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump Jr to give closed-door testimony to Senate panel – live Attorney general William Barr and commerce secretary Wilbur Ross face contempt vote in House over 2020 censusSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.28pm BST As the day grinds into gear...
15:48, 06/12/2019

Ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski subpoenaed by Dems as he hints at Senate run The subpoenas were revealed as Lewandowski stoked speculation that he was considering a Senate bid in New Hampshire against incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen....
21:00, 08/15/2019

As Democrats debated without mentioning federal judges, the Senate confirmed 13 more Trump nominees The president has installed 144 judges to the federal bench since his inauguration, in large part thanks to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)....
03:24, 08/02/2019

Donald Trump Jr. strikes deal with Senate Intel Committee after subpoena to testify Trump Jr.'s testimony back in September 2017 was called into question after comments made by the president's former personal attorney Michael Cohen....
00:48, 05/15/2019

Senate Fails to Override President Trump’s Veto to End U.S. Military Assistance in Yemen (WASHINGTON) — The Senate has failed to overturn President Donald Trump’s veto of legislation that would have ended U.S. military assistance for the Saudi-led war in Yemen against Iran-bac...
22:24, 05/02/2019

Trump may leave Pizzella 'acting' labor secretary to avoid Senate fight President Trump has given little indication that he intends to formally nominate Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella to replace departing Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. Instead, he appears to b...
01:00, 07/16/2019

Donald Trump Jr. subpoenaed by Senate panel for further testimony on campaign’s Russia contacts The Intelligence Committee wants to speak to the president’s eldest son a second time in its investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election....
02:24, 05/09/2019

Trump 'not on board' with Jeff Sessions running for Alabama Senate seat: report President Donald Trump is reportedly opposed to former Attorney General Jeff Sessions trying to reclaim his old Alabama Senate seat, according to comments made by Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala. to "The H...
04:24, 07/12/2019

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from...
01:36, 06/21/2019

Senate Panel Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr In Russian Election Meddling Probe President Donald Trump's son Donald Jr was subpoenaed Wednesday to testify by the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its probe into Russian election meddling, US media reported....
00:12, 05/09/2019

Senate upholds veto of Yemen resolution in victory for Trump Saudi policy The U.S. Senate on Thursday sustained President Donald Trump's veto of a resolution demanding an end to military support for the Saudi-led coalition waging war in Yemen, in a victory for the White Hou...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Senate Passes Budget and Debt Deal, President Trump Promises to Sign (WASHINGTON) — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump’s endorsement and a bipartisan drive to cement recent spending incre...
01:48, 08/02/2019

Trump 2020 campaign will attack Biden's Senate record, not his time as Obama's VP President Trump’s 2020 campaign will seize on Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s mixed Senate record rather than his eight years as Barack Obama’s right-hand man....
13:13, 07/06/2019

US Senate pushes Trump to safeguard last Russian nuclear arms control treaty Exclusive: Bipartisan bill seeks New Start extension– the last formal restraint on the world’s major arsenals Bipartisan Senate legislation introduced on Wednesday aims to change the administration’s ...
10:36, 08/01/2019

Defying Trump, US Senate Votes To Block $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The Republican-led Senate voted Thursday to block $8.1 billion in US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, as legislators outraged with the kingdom delivered a symbolic rebuke to President...
00:48, 06/21/2019

Senate to vote Thursday on whether to block Trump Saudi arms sale plan The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and go ahead with more than $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabi...
23:48, 06/19/2019

Senate OKs Trump’s Latest Federal Judge Pick Despite Dem Fears About Where She Stands on Brown and Roe The Senate Thursday confirmed Wendy Vitter, Donald Trump’s nominee to sit on the federal bench in New Orleans, despite strong objections from Democrats about her stance on Roe and Brown, respectively,...
10:24, 05/17/2019

Trump's pick to lead the FAA clears Senate hurdle, despite opposition over whistleblower lawsuit The former Delta Air Lines executive Trump picked to lead the FAA was approved by a Senate committee, despite opposition over a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former pilot....
19:36, 07/10/2019

'Nothing to correct': Donald Trump Jr. returns to Senate panel to testify about Russia probe Donald Trump Jr. began testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where he is expected to be asked about aborted plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Senate rebukes Trump with vote to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The Senate voted to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, rebuking President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the aftermath of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal...
21:24, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump Jr. Tells Senate Intelligence Panel He Stands by Previous Statements Mr. Trump told the Senate Intelligence Committee he had been truthful in past testimony, as the House Intelligence Committee started its own Russia investigation....
01:00, 06/13/2019

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the...
21:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump nominee Rosen as deputy attorney general The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to approve President Donald Trump's deputy attorney general nominee, Jeffrey Rosen, an action that paves the way for a confirmation vote on Rosen ...
19:12, 05/09/2019

How to keep YouTube videos playing in the background on Android Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I love YouTube. I use it to watch videos, play tracks, and lis...
22:00, 07/03/2019

Senate fails to override President Trump's veto of Yemen war measure to end U.S. role The measure would have ended U.S. intelligence and targeting assistance to the Saudi-led war in Yemen.        ...
02:12, 05/03/2019

Senate restores Export-Import Bank to full operation in win for business and Trump over conservatives The Republican-led Senate on Wednesday restored the Export-Import Bank to full working order after more than four years of it being being effectively closed down by conservative critics in Congress....
21:36, 05/08/2019

Trump to Accused Child Molester Roy Moore: Please Don’t Risk My Legacy by Running for the US Senate in 2020 Donald Trump still has love for accused child molester and possible new-old candidate for a U.S. Senate seat representing Alabama Roy Moore, but he’s warning Moore away from the ballot in 2020....
01:48, 05/30/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to closed-door interview with Senate Intel Committee: sources The Senate Intelligence Committee has struck a deal with Donald Trump Jr. to appear for a closed-door interview next month, pulling the two sides back, for now, from a confrontation over a subpoena as...
04:24, 05/15/2019

Senate Votes to Block Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations in Bipartisan Rebuke The vote illustrated the deep divide between lawmakers and the administration over Saudi Arabia and the president’s attempts to circumvent Congress on national security decisions....
21:48, 06/20/2019

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act        ...
19:48, 06/01/2019

Senate’s inquiry of Trump and Russia will divulge more on election interference than Mueller’s probe did, chairman says The Intelligence Committee’s work is nonetheless expected to dovetail with the special counsel’s findings in some areas, namely a final verdict on the question of collusion....
05:36, 05/08/2019

Trump facing unprecedented Senate resistance to routine judicial nominees, stats show President Trump’s judicial nominees have faced unprecedented opposition from the Senate in his first two-and-a-half years in office, records show, with Democratic senators voting against potential jud...
19:36, 08/07/2019

Senate fails to override Trump vetoes of bills stopping Saudi weapons sales The U.S. Senate on Monday failed to override President Donald Trump's vetoes of legislation passed by Congress that would have blocked the sales of certain weapons to Saudi Arabia....
06:12, 07/30/2019

Will a past misdemeanor show up in an employer background check? Ask HR Most employers do background checks, so if you are concerned about a transgression in your past, it's wise to be honest in a job interview.       ...
15:12, 07/16/2019

Buying ammo in California now requires background check Purchases of ammunition surged statewide ahead of a new California law that took effect Monday, which requires almost all buyers to go through background checks....
19:48, 07/01/2019

Easy-to-make thermal chameleon fades into the background Enlarge / This story isn't really about this kind of chameleon. Sorry. (credit: Renee Grayson / Flickr) Chameleons, unlike bowties, are cool. The chameleon is most famous for its ability to blend wi...
18:36, 06/30/2019

A criminal background doesn't have to be a barrier to employment: Ask HR More employers are committed to getting talent back to work by considering qualified individuals with criminal backgrounds.       ...
16:24, 08/13/2019

Everything we know about uBiome, the startup that convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million, and then saw its top leaders depart amid an FBI investigation Erin Brodwin uBiome was founded in 2012 on the promise of helping ordinary people understand the bacteria living in and on them, known as their microbiome. The company eventually raised $105 million ...
06:00, 07/02/2019

Chelsea open Mason Mount contract talks with young stars convinced to sign by Frank Lampard appointment Chelsea have opened talks with starlet Mason Mount over a new contract and are confident the midfielder will commit his long-term future to Stamford Bridge....
13:00, 07/03/2019

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies.        ...
14:00, 06/20/2019

Trump sends Senate secretary of defense nomination, triggering a game of musical chairs at the Pentagon President Trump sent the Senate his nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become defense secretary, just one day before Esper's scheduled confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill....
00:48, 07/16/2019

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend as tornado looms in background NBC NEWS – A massive tornado in Kansas may seem like one of the most unlikely — and certainly one of the most dangerous — places for a marriage proposal, but for experienced storm chaser Joey Kr...
01:48, 05/30/2019

Virginia Beach police zero in on shooter's weapons cache and job background Virginia Beach Police are honing in on the suspect in the shooting that killed 12 people at the Virginia Beach municipal center on Friday, examining both his background as a city employee as well as h...
02:12, 06/02/2019

From 'sesh mates' to background pals – what your friendships say about you | Emma Garland British people have fewer close friends than other nationalities. Here’s a quick guide to the key relationshipsEveryone in the UK is a friendless loser. Not my words, but those (slightly paraphrased) ...
19:48, 07/19/2019