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US Senate Votes to End Support of Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Last week, the Senate passed a resolution to end U.S. support of Saudi Arabia in Yemen, 54-46. The resolution is all but certain to pass the House. Emma Ashford, Research Fellow in Defense and Foreign Policy the Cato Institute, joins the Warcast to discuss how it impacts U.S.-Saudi cooperation in Ye


‘This Is Historic’: US Senate Passes War Powers Resolution to End Complicity in World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

In a major step toward ending U.S. complicity in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, the Senate on Wednesday passed a War Powers resolution to cut off American military support for the Saudi-led coalition’s assault on Yemen.


Joaquin Castro 'all but certain' to challenge John Cornyn for US Senate in Texas

Another Castro brother is set to run for federal office, with Rep. Joaquin Castro squaring up a Texas senate bid to take on incumbent Sen. John Cornyn. Joaquin Castro, 48, who is beginning his fourth term as part of the Texas congressional delegation in the U.S. House, is said to have made up his mi


US Senate to hold hearing on air safety following Ethiopia plane crash

(CNN) — The Senate committee that oversees the US aviation industry will hold a hearing on air safety, following the weekend's deadly crash in Ethiopia, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation announced Tuesday.


US Senate rebukes Trump over wall, but he vows veto

WASHINGTON, March 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate passed a proposal on Thursday to terminate President Donald Trump's declaration of an emergency at the southern border, with 12 Republicans defying the president, and Trump vowing a veto.


US Senate Rejects Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

CAPITOL HILL — The U.S. Congress on Thursday formally rejected President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to fund border wall construction, as the Senate voted 59 to 41 to disapprove the executive action, weeks after the House of Representatives did the same.


Birmingham’s Kristina Scott pushes for simpler Student Aid submission process in US Senate

College students across the country universally dread one form: the FASFA. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is both confusing and time consuming to fill out — for many families the FAFSA is longer than their tax form — and yet it’s a necessary task for students who need aid


Bill Haslam still mulling options including possible US Senate run

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam met this week with Vice President Mike Pence in Washington as he ponders his future. While Haslam said last year he’d likely decide whether to run for Tennessee senator by this point in March, he’s still considering his options.


Baldwin: On US Senate Bill 7

This where the local accountability lists come in. Find ex room mates, ex-GF/BF, unhappy relatives, etc. to put some legal hurt on the guilty. I want to see funerals attended by all of the important members of the local and regional Left, including the police commanders of the officers who killed th


Former Astronaut Mark Kelly Announces Campaign for US Senate

Former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly announced today (Feb. 12) that he is running for a seat in the U.S. Senate in Arizona. The special election in 2020 will determine who will take over for the late Sen. John McCain and finish out the last two years of the six-year term.


US Senate confirms Lowenstein Sandler’s Matey to Third Circuit

The United States Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s nomination of Seton Hall Law School alumnus Paul Matey, 2001, to the U.S. Court of Appeals of the Third Circuit. Matey is currently a partner in white collar criminal defense litigation at Roseland-based Lowenstein Sandler.


South Alabama Congressman Bradley Byrne announces run for US Senate in 2020

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — South Alabama Congressman Bradley Byrne has announced his bid for the US senate seat currently held by Doug Jones, and previously held by Jeff Sessions.


Bill reintroduced in US Senate to remove cannabis from Controlled Substances Act

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker reintroduced legislation that would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, effectively meaning state-legal cannabis businesses would not have to fear federal interference and could gain normal access to banking services.


Potential US Senate candidate stopping in Emporia next week Featured

Possible US Senate candidate Barry Grissom has set aside some time to visit with area citizens next week. Grissom is the featured speaker at the Lyon County Democrats' monthly meeting Monday. Grissom, who served as US Attorney for Kansas from 2010-2016, is considering a run for the Senate seat being


Florida Man! The Best Sport Utility Vehicle Salesman Currently Serving in the US Senate Edition

Some people are born this stupid. Others aspire to it. And yet others have it thrust upon them. Senator Rubio has done all three. If it wasn’t for Norman Braman financing Senator Rubio’s career, lil’ Marco would be doing what he’s almost qualified to do for a living: selling cars for the Braman Auto


Ex-NASA Astronaut Is Running For US Senate to Champion "Science And Data"

Retired astronaut and Navy veteran Mark Kelly announced his bid for former Senator John McCain's Arizona seat on Tuesday morning with a campaign ad framing him as a data-focused problem-solver.


US Senate approves spending bill to avoid another government shutdown

WASHINGTON, February 15. /TASS/. The Senate of the US Congress on Thursday approved a spending bill until September in a bid to avert the second government shutdown. The legislation envisages the allocation of $1.37 billion for wall construction and other security measures along the border with Mexi


US Senate Overwhelmingly Votes Against Allowing Executive Action on Border Wall

The Senate delivered a high-profile rebuke to President Donald Trump over his signature agenda issue Thursday when 12 Republicans joined Democrats to overturn the President’s national emergency border declaration.


The Best Option for Tom Kean, Jr: US Senate Race, 2024

Tom Kean, Jr. remains the best future prospect for a major Republican Party victory in New Jersey. He is a superb state Senate Republican leader, with excellent policy insight and outstanding leadership skills.  His ethics are beyond reproach, and he is a magnificent family man without a hint of per


US Senate, House bills try to ease FERC LNG project review logjam

US Sen. Energy and Natural Resources Committee member Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and two other Republicans on the committee introduced a bill on Mar. 1 aimed at reducing delays in decisions for LNG export terminals and other projects at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. S. 607 would address a shor