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June 27, 2016
U.S. Senate set to begin debate on Puerto Rico debt relief bill
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - After months of waiting for the U.S. Congress to act as Puerto Rico's economic crisis progressively worsened, the Caribbean...
June 27, 2016 - 10:00pm
June 20, 2016
US Senate to vote on gun curbs in swift response to Orlando shooting
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate will make its strongest push in years to tighten gun controls on Monday, voting on four proposals a week after the Orlando shooting massacre prompted new calls to keep firearms away from people on terrorism watch lists.But while the deadliest mass shooting...
June 20, 2016 - 10:00am
May 17, 2016
U.S. Senate backs Fanning as Army secretary
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate unanimously backed President Barack Obama's nomination of Eric Fanning as secretary of the Army on Tuesday, making...
May 17, 2016 - 7:00pm
April 2, 2016
Grand Forks Rep. Glassheim to be nominated for U.S. Senate
ISMARCK -- Grand Forks state Rep. Eliot Glassheim will be nominated for U.S. Senate on Saturday afternoon at the Democratic-NPL Party’s state...
April 2, 2016 - 1:34pm
March 29, 2016
Time to break the gridlock
Gridlock has become synonymous with Congress. But despite the deep divisions among elements of the U.S. House and Senate, the first session of the 114th Congress (2015), to the surprise of many observers, got some good stuff done. Surely some big things were left undone, including...
March 29, 2016 - 6:38am
March 18, 2016
Senate votes to hold Backpage in contempt
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate voted unanimously Thursday to hold the website Backpage.com in civil contempt for failing to comply with a Congressional sex trafficking investigation. The move comes after Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer refused to comply with subpoenas or show up for...
March 18, 2016 - 5:52am
February 24, 2016
U.S. Senate confirms Califf to lead FDA
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to confirm Dr. Robert Califf as head of the Food and Drug Administration, an agency...
February 24, 2016 - 4:47pm
President's word-play on terrorism causes mistrust
If you're the president, then seeing a house of Congress pass with a veto-proof majority a major bill that you oppose ought to grab your attention. The U.S. House passed a bill in that fashion Thursday. Now, President Barack Obama should take notice, recognizing that he's out of...
November 24, 2015 - 6:56am
November 10, 2015
U.S. Senate approves nominee to be ambassador to Mexico
WASHINGTON - U.S. State Department official Roberta Jacobson, who led negotiations on normalization of ties with Cuba, was approved as the new American ambassador to Mexico on Tuesday by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Jacobson, currently the assistant secretary of...
November 10, 2015 - 8:50pm
October 22, 2015
Cyber security bill advances in U.S. Senate
WASHINGTON - A long-delayed bill that would make it easier for corporations to share information about cyber attacks with each other or the government without fear of lawsuits advanced in the U.S. Senate on Thursday with support from members of both parties and the White House. Dozens...
October 22, 2015 - 10:00pm
October 8, 2015
White House issues veto threat for House oil export bill
WASHINGTON -- The White House issued a veto threat on Wednesday for a U.S.
October 8, 2015 - 8:14am
October 1, 2015
Congress averts government shutdown, sends funding measure to Obama
WASHINGTON — Ending weeks of infighting, the U.S. Congress on Wednesday voted to avert a government shutdown just hours before a midnight deadline, passing a stop-gap measure to extend funding for federal agencies until Dec. 11. The House of Representatives relied heavily...
October 1, 2015 - 6:58am
September 30, 2015
Obama, Congress to kick off budget negotiations
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republican leaders and the White House will launch negotiations soon on a two-year budget deal that would establish new limits for U.S. government spending in 2016 and 2017, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday. Seeking to...
September 30, 2015 - 7:08am
September 9, 2015
Obama musters more Senate votes for Iran nuclear deal
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday secured 42 votes in the U.S. Senate for the international nuclear deal with Iran, more than enough to keep Congress from passing a resolution disapproving of the pact. Democratic Sens.
September 9, 2015 - 6:43am
August 31, 2015
Iran nuclear deal now backed by 31 senators
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., said on Sunday he would support the nuclear deal with Iran, moving President Barack Obama a step closer to having sufficient backing to ensure the deal stands. "I believe the agreement, titled the Joint Comprehensive Plan...
August 31, 2015 - 6:48am