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US Senate pass bipartisan bill to tackle opioid crisis

The bill which was passed with a 99-1 includes more than 70 provisions aimed at curbing the deadly opioid crisis. Senator Mike Lee, a libertarian leaning Republican representative for Utah, was the only Senator to oppose the bill.

PHARMAFILE.COM - 2018-09-18 03:01:00

What happened when LO3 Energy met staff at the US senate to discuss the future of Energy?

Last week, LO3 Energy CEO Lawrence Orsini had an engaging discussion with US Senate staff about the future of Energy — and the take-aways, proposals and future vision proved to be extremely interesting…


Richard Nabavi on the US Senate elections

On the 6th November, 33 of the 100 seats in the US Senatecome up for election. The Democrats currently hold 47 seats and two independents caucus with them, so they need a net gain of two for them to get control1. Unfortunately for the Democrats, the starting position is rather difficult; of the 35 s


Low-key US Senate race makes way into Philadelphia-area TV

This video is in public domain. All credits to CSPAN Network. Senators pay tribute to their late colleague, Senator John McCain (R-AZ), who died two days earlier at the age of 81. Members also voted to advance Lynn Johnson\'s nomination for assistant Health and Human Services secretary for family su


Edison Will Be Site for US Senate Candidates Forum On Friday, September 14th 2018

Edison, NJ - On September 14th, New Jersey residents with disabilities and their families will have an opportunity to meet the candidates for US Senate. The Candidates’ Forum will take place from 6 to 8 PM in West Hall Parkside Drive on the Edison Campus of Middlesex County College located at 2600


Mississippi US senate candidate wants Blacks to stop 'begging' for scraps

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel casts his ballot at the George Harrison Building on June 24, 2014 in Ellisville, Mississippi. Tea Party-backed republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Mississippi State Sen Chris McDaniel is battling against incumbent U.S. Sen

THEGRIO - 2018-09-16 23:14:14

Kavanaugh, accuser will testify at US Senate hearing next Monday: panel's chairman

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the third day of his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski

RAW STORY - 2018-09-18 11:01:51

US Senate passes Opioid Crisis Response Act

BISMARCK, N.D. -The Senate has passed the Opioid Crisis Response Act, which focuses on new funds for prevention and education efforts, plus cracking down on fentanyl and other illegal drug trafficking.

KFYR-TV - 2018-09-17 18:32:00

US Senate Candidate Gary Johnson Admits to Involvement in Cannabis Industry

These disclosures revealed a number of connections to the legal weed industry. In particular, Johnson said that he owns more than $250,000 worth of stock in Kush, a cannabis company based inLas Vegas.


New Blackburn ad shows people claiming they once voted for Bredesen but can't for US Senate

"I supported him," another weighs in. "But I cannot support Bredesen for Senate."The ad, dubbed "Non-starter," comes as Blackburn is looking to keep Republican voters unified behind her candidacy as polling suggests some Republicans, particularly moderates, favor Bredesen, a former two-term governor


Flanders wins GOP nomination for US Senate

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Former state Supreme Court Justice Robert Flanders has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, Eyewitness News projects.


Republican Robert Flanders wins US Senate primary in Rhode Island, will face Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse in November.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Republican Robert Flanders wins US Senate primary in Rhode Island, will face Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse in November. .


US Senate candidates debate, discuss Supreme Court justice nominee

ST. LOUIS — Incumbent Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri and her Republican challenger, Josh Hawley, will meet in their first debate-style matchup in a race that has major national implications.


Former Gov. Winfield Dunn endorses Marsha Blackburn in US Senate race

Former Tennessee Gov. Winfield Dunn attends a public service honoring John Jay Hooker at the downtown NashvillePublicLibrary onSaturday, Feb. 6,2016.(Photo: Shelley Mays / The Tennessean)


Under fire: When tech titans Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg were questioned by the Senate

By Viandra DSouzaCEOJack Dorsey, while testifying before the USSenateIntelligence Committee about election interference, said that Twitter was “meant to be a public square but fell victim to abuse and propaganda”. Here’s what other tech bosses said at Senate hearings.

ECONOMIC TIMES - 2018-09-18 08:42:00

Amazon, Google, others to testify before US Senate on data privacy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six major web and internet service companies, including AT&T, Twitter and Google, will detail their consumer data privacy practices to a US Senate panel on September 26, according to a congressional statement on Wednesday.


Blackburn US Senate campaign silent on whether Lee Beaman still co-chairs pro-life group

RepublicanTennessee U.S. Senatecandidate Marsha Blackburn’s campaign won’t say whether embattled Nashville auto dealer executive Lee Beaman, a prominent GOP donor, remains a co-chair of a Blackburn pro-life coalition.


Why Tennessee's suburbs may play a major role in deciding the US Senate race

“I liked what Bredesen did as governor, and if he wasn’t a Democrat, I’d be voting for him,” she said, adding that the GOP must maintain control of the Senate.


Virginia Climate Crisis Forum: featuring US Senate candidates Kaine and Stewart

The appropriate responses are, well, debated and argued: even as there are those who simply deny reality (looking to you, Donald Trump …) and work to obstruct meaningful action to mitigate climate change and reduce risks (looking to you, Exxon-Mobil).


'I did what had to be done': How Phil Bredesen's 'painful' TennCare cuts play into US Senate race

The fanfare of his first inauguration was over, and Gov. Phil Bredesen had a harsh reality to face: Tennessee had a more than $300 million budget problem for the upcoming fiscal year, much of it due to TennCare, the state’s expanded Medicaid program.

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2018-09-18 04:00:00