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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 ...
Iowa Senators Charles Grassley and Joni Ernst are among a group of U.S. Senators who will introduce a proposal Monday to provide legal certainty for undocumented children brought to the United States by their parents. The proposal by seven senators, called the Secure and Succeed Act, mirrors the ...
She has called out the president of the United States and long-time Democratic allies like former President Bill Clinton and Senator Al Franken. ... Senator Kirsten Gillibrand told us Minnesota Democrat Al Franken is a friend but after eight women accused him of sexual misconduct, she was the first to ...
A group of US Senators want to give federal prosecutors a second shot at the death penalty in capital cases. In 2013 Officer Eric Williams was brutally murdered by an inmate at a federal prison in Pennsylvania. Jessie Con Ui was convicted of the crime, and at the trial eleven of the twelve jurors voted to give ...
Washington (CNN) A group of Republican senators on Sunday night released a version of President Donald Trump's immigration proposal ahead of a ... Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which has protected young undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children from deportation.
Sentencing of a NASA engineer in Turkey warrants additional U.S. action against the country, a U.S. senator wrote in an opinion piece for the Wall ... to the U.S. to Turkish officials “knowingly responsible for the wrongful or unlawful prolonged detention of citizens or nationals of the United States,” Senator ...
Earlier this week, a Reuters report suggested that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) had halted its investigation into last year's massive Equifax data breach. Reuters sources said that even basic steps expected in such a probe hadn't been taken and efforts had stalled since Mick Mulvaney ...
The US government has entered a second shutdown in a matter of weeks after Congress missed the midnight deadline to pass a spending bill. The White House had already instructed the US federal government to begin preparing for shutdown amid an eleventh hour effort by a Republican deficit hawk to ...
The US government is poised for another shutdown after a senator held up a budgetary vote by accusing Congress of "spending us into oblivion". Hours before federal funding expires, the Senate was hoping to pass the mammoth two-year spending bill. But Kentucky Senator Rand Paul demanded a ...
US senator wishes father of abuse victims could have punched Larry Nassar Courtroom officers had to restrain Randy Margraves (left) when he attempted to attack former U.S. Olympics doctor Larry Nassar (right) during a sentencing hearing in a Michigan courtroom. (Image source: YouTube screenshot).
On Thursday the U.S. Department of State made a public statement yesterday calling Venezuela's elections an attempt to "dismantle" democracy. Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza condemned the United States stating they were "pressuring subordinates, forcing them to disavow the achievements ...
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow says she was disappointed that an enraged father was prevented from punching Larry Nassar in a Michigan courtroom last week, saying she "would have liked five minutes" with the disgraced sports doctor accused of sexually abusing more than 260 women and girls. "All of us ...
U.S. lawmakers grilled Trump administration officials Tuesday about the war in Afghanistan, saying the new White House strategy was inconsistent and was not producing results. ... "Something is clearly not working," said Senator Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat and longtime Afghan war critic. "By any ...
US senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii announced back in January that he wants take the responsibility of sending missile alerts away from state and local governments. Now he and fellow Senators Kamala Harris and Cory Gardner have introduced a legislation that would give feds the sole authority to send ...
“Like many, we are deeply concerned about the potential consequences of a preemptive military strike on North Korea and the risks of miscalculation and retaliation,” the senators said. “Moreover, without congressional authorization, a preventative or preemptive U.S. military strike would lack either a ...
“Punishing Dr. Nassar is not enough. His crimes were facilitated by a culture of silencing victims and valuing a doctor over the vulnerable children he was supposed to heal,” Gillibrand wrote. She added: “The U.S. Olympic Committee had a moral duty to act when informed of a possible crime. Their inaction ...
“I'm grateful to Senator Coons for his leadership and hope our colleagues will support this effort to resolve the immediate challenges before us. It's time we end the gridlock so we can quickly move on to completing a long-term budget agreement that provides our men and women in uniform the support they ...
Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona and Delaware Democratic Sen. Chris Coons are introducing a bill helping the so-called dreamers achieve legal status. The plan would increase border security while protecting the immigrants who arrives in the U.S. as children and were helped by the Obama-era ...
Children play at the Foyer Notre Dame de la Nativite orphanage on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday Feb. 2, 2018. The State Department is being urged by a group of U.S. senators to pressure the Haitian government into closing the orphanage where several children being adopted by U.S. ...
And, switching to Spanish, he spoke directly to the millions of young, undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, known as ... his grandfather was Robert F. Kennedy and his great-uncles were President John F. Kennedy and Senator Edward M. Kennedy — Joseph Kennedy, 37, is a ...
South Florida Sun Sentinel's Anthony Man sits down with EmmaKate Austin to discuss a new legislation that would make people involved in holding Americans hostage "pay an extreme price." Anthony ManContact ReporterSun Sentinel. Privacy Policy. U.S. Sens. Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio said Tuesday they are ...
Former New Hampshire governor and three-term senator Judd Gregg has said he believes bitcoin could alter how the world views currency. In an opinion piece published by The Hill yesterday, Gregg outlined why he thinks people believe in bitcoin, how bitcoin could be used and what it could mean for the global economy.
Senators in attendance at President Trump's first State of the Union address will be wearing purple ribbons to bring awareness the opioid epidemic on ... Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer (D-New York) (L) arrives for the State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Tue., Jan.
U.S. senators have criticized President Donald Trump for not imposing new sanctions on Russia after his administration released a list of 210 officials and billionaires from the country's ruling elite, exposing them to scrutiny and potential future punitive measures. Democratic Senator Ben Cardin, the ranking ...
During an Oval Office meeting on immigration Thursday, Trump expressed frustration with people coming to the United States from "shithole countries," sources told CNN. Trump has denied making the vulgar remarks, tweeting Friday: "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was ...
West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin is among a number of senators who have written to President Donald Trump, urging him to renew the opioid public health emergency declaration because of what they called "little action since its original declaration in October." The senators said in part: “On ...
His comments, while extraordinary coming from a president of the United States, echoed reassurances Mr. Trump has made several times before. ... The two senators' latest assertions also seemed to conflict with the account of another Republican senator who was at the meeting, Lindsey Graham of South ...
Unfortunately, we have seen too little action taken relative to the magnitude of the problem and urge you to immediately renew the opioid public health emergency declaration and to work with us to push for substantial funding to address the opioid crisis as part of the upcoming budget deal and omnibus ...
LOS ANGELES — John V. Tunney, whose successful campaign for a California seat in the U.S. Senate became the basis for the 1972 Robert Redford film "The Candidate," has died. He was 83. Tunney died Friday afternoon in Santa Monica, California, his brother, Jay Tunney, told The Associated Press.
... a White House meeting with him Thursday when Trump, according to sources, expressed frustration with people coming to the US from "shithole countries." ... Tim Scott, the junior senator from South Carolina, told the Charleston Post and Courier that Graham told him the reported comments are "basically ...


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