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Alabama Senate approves nation’s strictest abortion ban

The Alabama bill includes exceptions for pregnancies that pose a health risk to the mother, but not for rape and incest. | Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> The Alabama Senate on Tuesday approved the nation’s [...]

Alabama Senate passes bill making abortion a felony

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony. If signed into law, it would be the most stringent [...]

Michael Truncale, Trump judge who called Obama ‘un-American imposter,’ confirmed by Senate

WASHINGTON — The Senate has confirmed a new federal judge in Eastern Texas, despite comments he made disparaging former President Barack Obama. Lawyer Michael Truncale was confirmed, 49-46, on Tuesday. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney was the only Republican [...]

In Philippines Senate Elections, Duterte Sees Chance to Consolidate Power

MANILA — Millions of Filipinos began voting Monday to choose half of the nation’s Senate in what is widely seen as a proxy battle between President Rodrigo Duterte and politicians opposed to his deadly war on drugs. Just hours after [...]

Duterte Foes Face Long Odds in Battle for Philippines Senate

MANILA — A slate of candidates opposed to President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is waging an uphill battle in elections set for Monday for the Senate, one of the last bulwarks against his strongman rule. The police have killed [...]

Election Security Act reintroduced in Senate as hacking fears swell ahead of 2020 race

Democrats in the House followed Senate colleagues on Friday in proposing legislation meant to safeguard future elections from foreign interference. Introduced by Reps. Bennie Bennie of Mississippi, Zoe Lofgren of California and John Sarbanes [...]

Tennessee Senate leader says House speaker should leave post

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Toughening his position, Tennessee Republican Senate Speaker Randy McNally now says embattled GOP House Speaker Glen Casada should resign his leadership post. McNally told WBIR-TV Friday that he thinks Casada should [...]

Senate Intel Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr.

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s subpoena of Donald Trump Jr. could lead to a clash with committee Republicans. | Darren Hauck/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> The Senate Intelligence Committee issued [...]

AG Barr digs at Mueller during Senate hearing

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Senate Dems call on DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr

The call for an investigation into Attorney General William Barr by Democrats comes just a day before he is set to testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]