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2019-08-15 19:58:44
by Dan McCue
Hickenlooper Ends Presidential Bid With An Eye Toward U.S. Senate Seat

WASHINGTON - Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday, fueling speculation... Read More

WASHINGTON - Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday, fueling speculation that he will now set his sights on a U.S. Senate bid. Hickenlooper, 67, ran as a moderate, but never... Read More

Lawmakers Propose ‘Red Flag’ Laws After Mass Shootings: Effect Remains Unclear

Lawmakers are facing increased public pressure to take action and stop the gun violence after two mass shootings in Texas... Read More

Lawmakers are facing increased public pressure to take action and stop the gun violence after two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 31 people over the past weekend.  President Donald Trump and congressional members of both parties appear eager... Read More

2019-08-06 21:25:55
by Sean Trambley
Houlahan, Balderson Lead Bipartisan Effort to Bolster Grants To Spark Small Business Innovation

Freshman Representative Chrissy Houlahan, D-Penn., was joined by Representative Troy Balderson, R-Ohio, to introduce bipartisan and bicameral legislation to enhance... Read More

Freshman Representative Chrissy Houlahan, D-Penn., was joined by Representative Troy Balderson, R-Ohio, to introduce bipartisan and bicameral legislation to enhance commercialization services for federally funded research and development.  Introduced in the House on July 18, H.R. 3839, the Research Advancing... Read More

Press Defeats Women of Congress at Charity Softball

WASHINGTON - Now this isn’t fake news. The Bad News Babes of the DC press corps defeated the ladies of... Read More

WASHINGTON - Now this isn’t fake news. The Bad News Babes of the DC press corps defeated the ladies of Congress 10-3 Wednesday night at the eleventh annual Congressional Women’s Softball Game. The Babes, captained by Mikayla Bouchard of The... Read More

2019-05-30 20:13:40
by Dan McCue
Thad Cochran, Longtime Southern Gentleman of the Senate, Dies at 81

Former Senator Thad Cochran, R-Miss., who served in Congress for more than 45 years and was renowned for his Southern... Read More

Former Senator Thad Cochran, R-Miss., who served in Congress for more than 45 years and was renowned for his Southern refinement and willingness to reach across the aisle to get things done, died Thursday morning at the age of 81.... Read More

2019-05-10 20:48:51
by Dan McCue
Unique Gathering at United Nations Asks, 'Are You A Responsible Leader?'

Bawa Jain sounded as if he had still not quite come back down to Earth. A week removed from co-hosting... Read More

Bawa Jain sounded as if he had still not quite come back down to Earth. A week removed from co-hosting the inaugural Responsible Leaders Summit at the United Nations in New York, the indefatigable secretary general of the World Council... Read More

2019-05-01 02:50:30
by Dan McCue
Blue Dogs Seek to Keep Momentum Going After Positive Start to Infrastructure Talks

Representatives Joe Cunningham, D-S.C., and Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., responded to word of a positive meeting between the White House and... Read More

Representatives Joe Cunningham, D-S.C., and Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., responded to word of a positive meeting between the White House and congressional leaders by saying it’s time to put politics aside in the name of creating good-paying jobs to rebuild America’s... Read More

Senators Demand Oversight for Nuclear Energy Talks With Saudi Arabia

Last week, a bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation that would require the  executive branch to issue quarterly reports to... Read More

Last week, a bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation that would require the  executive branch to issue quarterly reports to Congress when it allows U.S. companies to engage in nuclear energy cooperation with foreign nations. The move comes amid reports... Read More

2019-04-07 16:20:21
by Dan McCue
Former US Senator Ernest "Fritz" Hollings Dies

Former US Senator and South Carolina Governor Ernest "Fritz" Hollings died early Saturday morning at his home in Isle of... Read More

Former US Senator and South Carolina Governor Ernest "Fritz" Hollings died early Saturday morning at his home in Isle of Palms, South Carolina, after being in declining health for several weeks. He was 97. In a statement, his three surviving... Read More

2019-04-05 20:39:29
by Sean Trambley
Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks to Help Restore Democracy in Venezuela

This week, a bipartisan group of Senators led by Senator Bob Menendez, D-N.J., ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations... Read More

This week, a bipartisan group of Senators led by Senator Bob Menendez, D-N.J., ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced new comprehensive legislation to help restore democracy and address the humanitarian crisis in... Read More

2019-04-03 23:57:12
by Dan McCue
McConnell Detonates 'Nuclear Option' to Speed Approval of Trump Nominees

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday forced through a rule change, the so-called "nuclear option," to cut back on... Read More

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday forced through a rule change, the so-called "nuclear option," to cut back on debate over President Donald Trump’s judicial and administrative nominees. McConnell claims the move was necessary because debate over Trump nominees... Read More

AZ SENATE: Kyrsten Sinema (D)

Kyrsten knows firsthand the challenges everyday families face in Arizona. Born in Tucson, Kyrsten faced tough times as a kid, ... Read More

Kyrsten knows firsthand the challenges everyday families face in Arizona. Born in Tucson, Kyrsten faced tough times as a kid, but she learned the power of hard work and the importance of helping others. Read More

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