Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tag: Senate

House Votes to Overturn Obama Rule Forcing States to Fund Planned...

The House of Representatives voted this past Thursday to overturn a rule that was put in place by Obama that forced states to fund...

Ted Cruz plans to dismantle Elizabeth Warren’s “signature accomplishment”

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is set to take on the famed Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) over what many have referred to as her "signature...

Cory Booker and Rand Paul team up to limit juvenile solitary...

Two people from very different sides of the political aisle are teaming up for one joint effort. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Senator Cory...

Is Carly Fiorina setting up a bid to challenge Tim Kaine...

Since running for President in the Republican primary, Carly Fiorina was briefly Texas Senator Ted Cruz's running mate, she considered running for RNC Chair,...

WATCH: Tim Scott reads hate mail on Senate floor

Over the years, it has been abundantly that black conservatives are forced to deal with significant ridicule, especially from those on the left. In 2012, Herman...

Rep. Massie Introduces Bill to Abolish Department of Education

Representative Massie (KY) introduced a bill to abolish the Department of Education on Tuesday morning. The entirety of the bill reads, “The Department of Education shall...

Trump to McConnell: Thumbs up to ‘Nuclear Option’

President Donald Trump today said that he would encourage Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to change Senate rules to confirm Trump’s Supreme Court nominee,...

Trump set to make SCOTUS pick this week

It has been almost a year since the death of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, and his seat remains vacant. A political gridlock has...

House approves budget resolution to begin the process of repealing and...

The Senate approved a budget resolution earlier this week to begin dismantling the Affordable Care Act. The measure moved to the House of Representatives...

Rand Paul’s balanced budget proposal overwhelmingly shot down in Senate

For years, Republicans have promised that it is only with more power will they be able to advance a meaningful, fiscal conservative agenda. After...

Rand Paul speaks out against leadership on Senate floor

Much like his father, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has never been afraid to take a stand. He frequently touts his fiscal conservative record and...

Obamacare repeal vote already passed in the Senate

It is no secret that a top priority for virtually every Republican is to repeal Obamacare. With Republican control of the House of Representatives,...

New micro-chipping law is set to track disabled people

The House of Representatives has passed Kevin and Avonte's Law, also known as H.R.4919, by a vote of 346 to 66. You might not have heard...

Heroin deaths surpass gun homicides for the first time in the...

Heroin and opioids related deaths in the United States continue to rise at alarming rates. "Opioid deaths continued to surge in 2015, surpassing 30,000...

Democrats finalize new Senate leadership positions

With last Tuesday's election, the Democrats have been put in a very difficult position. Although they were able to win a couple of seats...

Previewing the 2018 Senate races

As the Republicans were able to maintain their control of the Senate and the House, as well as the Presidency, naturally, speculation will move...

Marco Rubio Secures his Florida Senate Seat

It has been confirmed that Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) will keep his Senate seat in Florida. He ran against Representative Patrick Murphy (D-FL). Although he...

Rand Paul Keeps His Kentucky Senate Seat

Republican Sen. Rand Paul handily beat Lexington Democratic Mayor Jim Gray in the race for Kentucky’s senate seat Tuesday night. Paul was able to maintain...

Down Ballot Races — New Hampshire Incumbent Leading

New Hampshire Senate incumbent sits at a desk that has been controlled by Republicans since 1980, at it looks like it'll stay that way...

Could the Senate refuse to confirm a SCOTUS Justice throughout a...

Since Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's passing in February, many Republicans have come under fire for refusing to hold hearing for President Obama's...

Tim Scott and the Senate Opportunity Coalition join hands to combat...

Time and time again, both Republicans and Democrats have attempted to diminish the levels of poverty within the United States. However, although these efforts...

Is Michelle Obama looking to run for Senate?

With First Lady Michelle Obama having an increasingly large role on the campaign trail for former First Lady Hillary Clinton this year, talk has...

Utah Senator Orrin Hatch may be seeking 8th term in US...

Upon being elected to his 7th term in the United States Senate in 2012, Utah Senator Orrin Hatch stated that he will not seek...

Schilling to run against Elizabeth Warren: “I’m going to run”

Former baseball star Curt Schilling, who may best known for the "bloody sock game," has been exploring a run for public office in recent...

Fact check: Obama and “Child Born Alive” bill

In 2012, a number of Presidential candidates came under fire for what appeared to be a misrepresentation of President Obama's record while in the...

Senate Democrats block funding for the zika bill for the third...

For the 3rd time in four months senate democrats cant seem to get themselves to vote in favor of the zika bill. The Washington Examiner...

Senate passes $602 billion defense bill, includes women in draft

  The Senate overwhelmingly passed a $602 Billion Defense Authorization Bill on Tuesday night, in defiance of President Obama's veto threat. The Bill was exceedingly...