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Senate panel look into Ukraine interference comes up short

*/ ]]> With the impeachment inquiry charging forward, President Donald Trump’s allies have defended his demand for political investigations from Ukraine by claiming that the government in Kyiv tried to sabotage his candidacy and boost [...]

Georgia governor set to buck Trump on Senate appointment

*/ ]]> Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has begun informing Republican officials he plans to appoint financial services executive Kelly Loeffler to the state’s soon-to-be vacant Senate seat, according to three people familiar with the conversations. Members [...]

Rep. Matt Gaetz warns Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp over Senate pick: ‘maybe you need a primary in 2022’

Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida took aim Friday at Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia amid both Republicans being at odds over the latter’s selection for a soon-to-be-vacant Senate seat. Mr. Gaetz called out Mr. Kemp on Twitter following reports that [...]

Former Iowa Senate secretary named ethics board executive

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A state board responsible for enforcing Iowa’s ethics laws for state elected officials and employees and ensuring political campaigns follow the law has named an attorney who was once secretary of the Iowa Senate [...]

Dem 2020 primary casts long shadow over battle for Senate

*/ ]]> CARY, N.C. — National Democrats have moved aggressively in must-win Senate races, wading into contested primaries and wooing candidates they think can compete in swing states around the country. But there’s one factor out of their [...]

White House backs full Senate trial if House impeaches Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. | Win McNamee/Getty Images */ ]]> Top White House officials and Senate Republicans on Thursday agreed that a full trial should be conducted if the House impeaches President Donald Trump, according [...]

Impeachment intensifies buzz about Pompeo run for US Senate

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A persistent buzz about Mike Pompeo stepping down as the top U.S. diplomat to run for an open Senate seat in Kansas has built to a roar as impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump have intensified scrutiny [...]

Senate Republicans Are AWOL In The Oversight War.

Facebook Twitter Email Print In a recent speech to the Federalist Society, Attorney General Bill Barr lamented what he sees as a broad assault on the executive branch. As Barr sees it, the legislative and judicial branches have been progressively [...]

White House hopefuls are missing Senate votes — and nobody cares

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. | Steven Senne/AP Photo */ ]]> Bernie Sanders came to the Capitol on Thursday, when the Senate considered a judicial nominee bitterly opposed by liberals. But Sanders wasn’t there [...]

Don’t count on the Senate to save Dreamers from SCOTUS

*/ ]]> President Donald Trump says young undocumented immigrants have nothing to worry about from the Supreme Court. The Senate begs to differ. Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) has been on the front lines of the Senate’s immigration [...]