Biden promises to codify Roe if two more Democrats are elected to Senate

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks at a Democratic National Committee event at the National Education Association headquarters in Washington, U.S., September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters President Joe Biden vowed Friday that Democrats will codify the right to an abortion into law if two more are elected to the U.S. Senate … Read more

Senate Republicans seek special counsel authority

More than 30 Senate Republicans asked Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday to give the federal prosecutor who has been investigating Hunter Biden for several years “special counsel protections and authorities.” The group, which includes Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, wrote in a letter to Garland that the move is warranted because the … Read more

These 15 GOP senators have signaled opposition to Graham’s abortion ban

Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-S.C.) proposed legislation to ban abortions after 15 weeks on a national level has cleaved the Republican party less than two months out from a high-stakes election. At least 15 GOP lawmakers have signaled opposition to the legislation, with a majority saying abortion decisions should be handled on the state and local … Read more

GOP gives thumbs down to Biden’s $47B emergency request

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s request for more than $47 billion in emergency funding to help Ukraine and tackle COVID-19, monkeypox and natural disasters is encountering deep skepticism from Senate Republicans, signaling a showdown ahead. The early resistance on the size and scope of the spending request points to the fraught negotiations to come … Read more

Rick Scott: ‘If you want to trash-talk our candidates to help the Democrats, pipe down’

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) is criticizing members of his own party who have suggested certain candidates the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) has backed might not fair well in this fall’s midterm elections. “Unfortunately, many of the very people responsible for losing the Senate last cycle are now trying to stop us from winning the … Read more

Guest Host Nikki Glaser on Harvey Weinstein, Dating Advice & She ROASTS Politicians – Jimmy Kimmel Live

Guest Host Nikki Glaser on Harvey Weinstein, Dating Advice & She ROASTS Politicians  Jimmy Kimmel Live Nikki Glaser Brutally Roasts Trump, Cruz, Marjorie Taylor Greene in Kimmel Guest-Hosting Monologue  The Daily Beast View Full Coverage on Google News

Trump calls for McConnell to be ousted as GOP leader ‘immediately’

Former President Trump on Wednesday called on Republicans to boot Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) from his post as Senate minority leader, accusing the senator of being a “pawn for the Democrats.” In a statement, Trump cited a Wednesday story from The Federalist about McConnell and his wife Elaine Chao’s alleged ties to China in calling … Read more

Trump accuses ‘crazy’ former transportation secretary Elaine Chao of trying to ‘get rich on China’

Former President Trump on Saturday called his former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao “crazy” and accused her and her family of working to “get rich on China.”  Trump’s attack came in a TruthSocial post knocking Chao’s husband, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), for saying the GOP might face a tight race to flip the Senate, … Read more

Trump’s bond with GOP deepens after primary wins, FBI search

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump ’s pick for governor in the swing state of Wisconsin easily defeated a favorite of the Republican establishment. In Connecticut, the state that launched the Bush family and its brand of compassionate conservatism, a fiery Senate contender who promoted Trump’s election lies upset the state GOP’s endorsed candidate. Meanwhile … Read more

McConnell says ‘good luck’ to senators looking for excuse to oppose Finland, Sweden NATO bids

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday spoke in support of Finland and Sweden’s bids to join NATO in advance of a Senate vote later in the day expected to have broad, but not unanimous, support. “Their accession will make NATO stronger and America more secure,” McConnell said.  “If any Senator is looking for … Read more