A Senate Vote Could Spoil the Saudi Crown Prince’s Arrival in Washington

The Senate will push this week to end U.S. military support for the Saudi Arabia-led war in Yemen, potentially cutting off intelligence, materiel and midair pufueling assistance to the Kingdom’s forces, just as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman


U.S. Senate advances bill to penalize websites for sex trafficking

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted 94-2 on Monday to advance legislation to make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking, setting up final passage of a bill as soon as Tuesday that would chip away at a


White House, Dems restart negotiations over DACA, funding border wall

The White House and congressional Democrats traded proposals over the weekend about how to fix an Obama-era program protecting hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children from deportation, Fox News has learned.


Senate inquiry to examine claims Indigenous suicide prevention funding misspent

Inquiry backed by Labor and Greens will look at rates of suicide in rural Australia and access to mental health servicesClaims that funding for Indigenous suicide prevention programs is being spent on travel costs will be examined at Senate inquiry into r


'Sabotaging' Greens to be expelled, Richard Di Natale vows – politics live

Labor’s win in the Batman byelection has sent the party into a spin while, in Canberra, the Senate sits without the House. All the day’s events, live 10.22pm GMT It’s a Senate only week, so get ready to see all your favourite senators enjoying the s


Senate Likely to Pass Bill Limiting Websites' Immunity in Sex-Trafficking Cases

U.S. lawmakers are pushing ahead with changes to the internet immunity law, despite efforts by some tech companies and their allies to soften or slow down the effort.


Who is Daniel Coats? 3 things to know about the director of national intelligence

Daniel Coats is one of President Trump’s cabinet members, serving as the fifth director of national intelligence. Here are three things you should know about him.


Trump just moved to rescue the Senate's most vulnerable Republican

Danny Tarkanian will run for the House and let Sen. Dean Heller run unopposed, after Trump reached out to him.


Republican Food Stamp Plan In Disarray

It's not clear how Republicans could overcome a Democratic filibuster in the Senate.

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GOP leaders want to put off Yemen war powers vote

The Senate is expected to debate a war powers resolution next week that calls for the United States to end its involvement in the Yemen conflict, but a top Senate Republican leader signaled Thursday GOP leaders would prefer to put off a final vote on the

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US Senate candidate proposes arming homeless people with shotguns

Michigan candidate Brian Ellison says giving homeless people pump-action shotguns may help deter the violent crime they faceA Michigan candidate for US Senate has proposed arming homeless people with pump-action shotguns in an effort to reduce crime.Brian


House will not pass current Senate bill easing bank rules: Hensarling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives will not approve a bill easing bank rules passed by the Senate without additional provisions that would further relax regulations introduced after the 2007-2009 financial crisis, a leading lawmaker


Why 17 Democrats voted with Republicans to ease bank rules

Democrats who face re-election in states Trump won in 2016 face pressure to support measures seen as bipartisan.


Banking bill clears Senate, could make mortgages easier to get at local banks

A passed Senate bill would let small banks and credit unions offer mortgages that don't meet strict federal rules.


Senate Does Equifax A Favor As A Former Executive Is Charged With Insider Trading

They decided to pass a bill that could boost the financial fortunes of credit reporting firms.


U.S. Senate approves bill rewriting post-crisis bank rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted 67 to 31 on Wednesday to ease bank rules, bringing Congress a step closer to passing the first rewrite of the Dodd-Frank reform law enacted after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis.


US Senate approves bill rewriting post-crisis bank rules

The U.S. Senate voted to ease bank rules, bringing Congress a step closer to passing a rewrite of the Dodd-Frank law.


Conservative McDaniel switches races in Mississippi’s double-barreled Senate contest

Mississippi Republican Senate candidate Chris McDaniel announced Wednesday he will run for the seat vacated by Sen. Thad Cochran, instead of challenging incumbent Sen. Roger Wicker, in an effort to “unite the party” in the double-barreled Senate race.


The sex politics roiling the GOP are coming to a head in Missouri this week as Trump rallies for a Senate candidate

Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump's visit to Missouri to campaign for Senate candidate Josh Hawley may draw unwanted attention to a series of GOP sex scandals Hawley is attempting to distance himself from.  If Hawley wants to unseat Democrat Sen.


Senate Passes Bill To Deregulate Banks With Democrats' Help

Small banks, big banks and even credit monitoring companies like Equifax score with this legislation.

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Senate confirmation fights ahead on Trump's State, CIA picks

Back in 2017, the Senate gave quick confirmation to President Donald Trump's national security team and his first secretary of state.


Rubio: Keep daylight saving time year round

Sen. Marco Rubio announced Wednesday that he's filed legislation to allow not just Florida but the entire nation to save daylight all year round.


The Senate is quietly about to pass the biggest rollback of Wall Street regulations since the financial crisis

The Senate appears set this week to pass the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. The legislation, more commonly known as the Crapo bill, includes a rollback of many banking regulations. While it is designed to ease the burden


Cherokee genealogist casts doubt on Elizabeth Warren's story of parents' elopement

Sen. Elizabeth Warren doubled down on her disputed story about a Native American heritage in a recent TV appearance, but an expert says her story just doesn't add up.

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