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White House Picks Illinois Senator to Be Kenyan Ambassador. President Donald Trump has chosen Illinois state Sen. Kyle McCarter to be the U.S. ambassador to Kenya. ... McCarter told the newspaper he's preparing for his confirmation hearing with the U.S. Senate's Foreign Relations Committee.
A candidate has ended his Republican primary challenge of U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker in Mississippi, two weeks after saying that's what he would do. State lawmaker Chris McDaniel filed the papers Wednesday with the state Republican Party. He said March 14 that he would leave the Wicker race and run in ...

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Guns dominate talk during local visit by Md. US senator, attorney general. Mar 28, 2018 Updated 15 hrs ago; (…) ... WILLIAMSPORT — U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen and Maryland Attorney General ... "It's just outrageous we can't get this common-sense measure past the U.S. Congress," he said. 'You did not win that lottery'.
The National Rifle Association has told a leading Senate Democrat that the gun rights group has accepted foreign donations but said that the funds were not used for election-related activities. The acknowledgment came last week in a newly-disclosed, carefully-worded letter responding to questions from ...
It's hard to imagine Republicans and Democrats coming together in agreement on any issue in 2018—either inside the government or around the dinner table. But all 22 female U.S. Senators (yes, there are only 22) have banded together in hopes of changing the way sexual harassment and misconduct is ...

Fifty-nine U.S. senators have called on the Polish prime minister to support legislation that would allow Holocaust victims and their heirs to receive ... The law comes as Poland has also seen its ties with the United States and Israel strained over a recently enacted Polish law that would limit some types of ...
On CNN's State of the Union, Republican Senator Ron Johnson expressed concern that North Korea's vague commitment to denuclearization may not count as ... He didn't seem to understand that the North Korean regime has desired a face-to-face meeting with a U.S. president for decades, and that his ...
Interning at the office of U.S. Senator Paul Douglas, from Illinois, piqued his interest in D.C. politics, Durbin said. “Georgetown played ... In his acceptance speech, Durbin spoke on immigration policy and on his goal of providing young immigrants with equal opportunities in the United States. In 2001, Durbin ...
However, that option has been hamstrung, single-handedly, by Pennsylvania's Republican U.S. Senator Pat Toomey. ... domestically, and in many cases these jobs are going overseas because whatever we make here in the United States is also made somewhere else in the world,” says the bank's acting ...
The Russians have punched far beyond their weight when it comes to cyberwarfare, a prominent U.S. Senator said Saturday, and America isn't ... If the United States doesn't take the lead on technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence, there are plenty of companies in China that will build ...
"We remain concerned that Anthem's (emergency department) policy still forces patients to determine, before they even leave their home, if their symptoms are serious enough to go to the emergency room," the senators write in the letter. "Patients should not be forced to act as their own doctors and second ...
US Senator Elizabeth Warren is hoping to defuse an issue that has dogged her for years, her claims of Native American heritage, ahead of a possible run for president in 2020. Last month, Warren addressed the National Congress of American Indians, trying to cast her family's story in the larger context of ...
said Sunday “if it's true” that White House senior adviser Jared Kushner swayed U.S. foreign policy against Qatar for personal financial reasons, he “has ... side in this dispute between the Saudis, the Emiratis and Qatar, because the United States has very important interests in Qatar,” Murphy said Sunday.
Alana: "Senator Duckworth, you are about to make history in just a couple months here as the first sitting U.S. Senator to have a child while in office. Tell us what that means to you." Duckworth: "It means that we need more women in the Senate (laughs)." Illinois Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth - no ...
A University of Maryland poll from December showed that 83 percent of US voters support the "open internet", and some legislators are listening. Senator Ed Markey introduced on Tuesday a Congressional Review Act (CRA), a measure that allows Congress to use an expedited legal process to review new ...
Trump said the US will impose a 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% tariff on aluminum, capping a fierce, months-long internal debate that divided some of the President's top advisers. Anticipating the move, experts have said it is likely to invite retaliatory measures from foreign countries. Cornyn added he ...

The documents published by Fox News appear to back up the senators' accusation. Though they were marked “CONFIDENTIAL: Produced to USSSCI on a Confidential Basis,” suggesting that they had come from the Senate panel, known as the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, the ...
Former U.S. Sen. Zell Miller, a Democrat who led the charge for Georgia's lottery-funded HOPE scholarships during his two terms as governor, has died. He was 86. Lori Geary, a ... His grandson, Bryan Miller, said the former senator and governor died "peacefully surrounded by his family." Miller's relatives ...
15 NATO ministerial meeting in Brussels, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis praised alliance members for increasing their spending. He noted that in 2014, only three nations met that 2 percent threshold; by the end of this year, eight nations will be doing so, and 15 other nations have outlined plans to be ...
US legislators have submitted a draft resolution calling for an end to US military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen's war. The draft resolution, unveiled on Wednesday, is being pushed forward by Senators Bernie Sanders, Mike Lee and Chris Murphy. The bill intends to exploit a powerful but rarely ...


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