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Senate Republicans propose to scrap tax-deductibility of abortions

Senate Republicans propose to scrap tax-deductibility of abortions

Senate Republicans are pushing legislation that would eliminate the tax-deductibility of abortions, saying the Internal Revenue Service should not categorize it as medical care. Read full article: Senate Republicans propose to scrap tax-...→

Senate Republicans propose to scrap tax-deductibility of abortions

Senate Republicans propose to scrap tax-deductibility of abortions

Senate Republicans are pushing legislation that would eliminate the tax-deductibility of abortions, saying the Internal Revenue Service should not categorize it as medical care. Read full article: Senate Republicans propose to scrap tax-...→

Senate Republicans face their clearest test of moral courage yet

Senate Republicans face their clearest test of moral courage yet

Until Sunday night, everything was going to plan: The Senate would rush through opening arguments, then through a brief question period, then reject a motion... Read full article: Senate Republicans face their clearest t...→

Senate Republicans push back on calls for more impeachment witnesses

Senate Republicans push back on calls for more impeachment witnesses

Republicans appeared unmoved by Democrats’ arguments for Trump’s removal and reiterated that the Senate shouldn’t seek new evidence. Read full article: Senate Republicans push back on calls fo...→

Trump's defense team to raise Bidens at Senate trial, Republicans urge investigation

Trump's defense team to raise Bidens at Senate trial, Republicans urge investigation

President Trump's defense team say they will raise the Bidens in opening arguments that start Saturday, hoping to shift the focus of the impeachment trial. Read full article: Trump's defense team to raise Bidens at ...→

Senate Republicans slam Democrats’ impeachment case as nothing new

Senate Republicans slam Democrats’ impeachment case as nothing new

Trump’s defense team also sounded confident on Wednesday that Trump would win acquittal at the earliest stages of the process. Read full article: Senate Republicans slam Democrats’ impea...→

Senate Republicans warn that Nadler's comments could jeopardize Democrats' case

Senate Republicans warn that Nadler's comments could jeopardize Democrats' case

Senate Republicans on Wednesday warned that Rep. Jerry Nadler's comments could jeopardize Democrats' case and their ability to convince Republicans to call new witnesses. Read full article: Senate Republicans warn that Nadler's co...→

Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap Lee-Jackson holiday

Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap Lee-Jackson holiday

The Virginia Senate on Tuesday advanced legislation to scrap the state’s Lee-Jackson holiday celebrating two Confederate generals. Read full article: Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap L...→

Opinion | How Senate Republicans can survive impeachment — and avoid Democrats' mistakes

Opinion | How Senate Republicans can survive impeachment — and avoid Democrats' mistakes

The majority of voters believe Trump’s conduct vis-à-vis Ukraine was wrong. If Republicans aren’t careful, they might assume a healthy share of that disfavor for themselves. Read full article: Opinion | How Senate Republicans can sur...→

Lindsey Graham: Republicans lack votes to dismiss Senate impeachment trial

Lindsey Graham: Republicans lack votes to dismiss Senate impeachment trial

Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham conceded Sunday that the idea of Senate Republicans voting to dismiss immediately the House impeachment articles was Read full article: Lindsey Graham: Republicans lack votes t...→

Pelosi's final impeachment act: a diverse group of managers will now take on Senate Republicans

Pelosi's final impeachment act: a diverse group of managers will now take on Senate Republicans

Appointing a diverse group of lawmakers to represent their case to the Senate was Pelosi's final act, the last bit of power she wields to convince the Senate that the president has committed impeachable offenses. Read full article: Pelosi's final impeachment act: a divers...→

‘Small group’ of Senate Republicans working to allow Trump trial witnesses

‘Small group’ of Senate Republicans working to allow Trump trial witnesses

Sen. Susan Collins on Friday confirmed she is working with a “fairly small group” of fellow Republican senators to ensure witnesses can be called. Read full article: ‘Small group’ of Senate Republicans work...→

Senate Republicans introduce resolution honoring troops, intel members who took part in Soleimani killing

Senate Republicans introduce resolution honoring troops, intel members who took part in Soleimani killing

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and 42 Republican cosponsors are urging the Senate to express its support of the U.S. killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in a strike in Baghdad last week. Read full article: Senate Republicans introduce resolution ...→

Senate Republicans appear ready to back McConnell on rules for impeachment trial

Senate Republicans appear ready to back McConnell on rules for impeachment trial

Majority Whip John Thune said Republicans would back a resolution that mirrors the procedures in place for the Clinton impeachment trial. Read full article: Senate Republicans appear ready to back ...→

Senate Republicans Won't Bend on Impeachment Trial

Senate Republicans Won't Bend on Impeachment Trial

Congress opened the new year with the Senate deadlocked over President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, leaving the proceedings deeply in flux as Republicans refuse to bend to Democratic demands for new witnesses. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell showed no signs... Read full article: Senate Republicans Won't Bend on Impeach...→

Poll: Kris Kobach Leads Among Republicans in Kansas Senate Race

Poll: Kris Kobach Leads Among Republicans in Kansas Senate Race

Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is leading in the Republican primary for the open United States Senate seat in Kansas. Read full article: Poll: Kris Kobach Leads Among Republican...→

Video: Republicans declaring impeachment process dead on arrival in Senate

Video: Republicans declaring impeachment process dead on arrival in Senate

A new poll from Fox News shows a majority of registered voters favor impeaching and removing Trump from office. Read full article: Video: Republicans declaring impeachment...→

Young Republicans Reject GOP Climate Change Stance, Want Carbon Tax

Young Republicans Reject GOP Climate Change Stance, Want Carbon Tax

The generation that has grown up hearing about manmade climate change is now shaping public policy, including pushing for a carbon tax. Read full article: Young Republicans Reject GOP Climate Cha...→

NY Senate Republicans plagued by retirements ahead of 2020

NY Senate Republicans plagued by retirements ahead of 2020

Nearly a third of New York’s state Senate Republicans are calling it quits ahead of the 2020 election, ceding ground to Democrats keen on pushing the Empire State further to the left. Seven GOP sen… Read full article: NY Senate Republicans plagued by retirem...→

Fact-check: Senate GOP Leader Brady misleads in latest graduated income tax jab using Oregon comparison

Fact-check: Senate GOP Leader Brady misleads in latest graduated income tax jab using Oregon comparison

Oregon’s history does not fit state Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady’s narrative of politicians driving out wealthy residents with high top rates then turning to those who earn less to make up the difference. Read full article: Fact-check: Senate GOP Leader Brady misl...→

Senate Republicans demand to know how Pensacola shooter was approved for visa

Senate Republicans demand to know how Pensacola shooter was approved for visa

Republicans on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee are demanding to know how the Saudi national who killed three people last month at a Pensacola, Florida, naval base obtained a visa to train with the U.S. military. Read full article: Senate Republicans demand to know how Pe...→

Jesse Watters: If Dems had a case against Trump, Senate Republicans would convict him in a heartbeat

Jesse Watters: If Dems had a case against Trump, Senate Republicans would convict him in a heartbeat

"The Five" hosts responded to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff's two-hour opening argument in the Senate impeachment trial Wednesday, which marked the start of Democrats' three-day window to present their case against President Trump. Read full article: Jesse Watters: If Dems had a case agains...→

George Conway: Senate Republicans Know Trump's Guilty and Want to Hide the Evidence

George Conway: Senate Republicans Know Trump's Guilty and Want to Hide the Evidence

George Conway asserted Senate GOP oppose more evidence being brought in the impeachment trial because they know President Trump is "guilty."  Read full article: George Conway: Senate Republicans Know T...→

Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap Lee-Jackson holiday | WTOP

The Virginia Senate on Tuesday advanced legislation to scrap the state’s Lee-Jackson holiday celebrating two Confederate generals. Read full article: Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap L...→

Senate Republicans plan speedy Trump trial

Senate Republicans plan speedy Trump trial

Senate Republicans plan to pass impeachment trial rules giving both the White House counsel and House impeachment managers 24 hours over two days each to make opening arguments. Read full article: Senate Republicans plan speedy Trump tri...→

‘Both sides need to be heard’: Senate Republicans reject plans to dismiss impeachment articles

‘Both sides need to be heard’: Senate Republicans reject plans to dismiss impeachment articles

Senate Republicans signaled Monday they would reject the idea of simply voting to dismiss the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump as the House prepares to send the charges to the chamber for the historic trial. Read full article: ‘Both sides need to be heard’: Senate Re...→

Md. current and past Senate presidents push for tax on digital ads | WTOP

Md. current and past Senate presidents push for tax on digital ads | WTOP

Maryland’s new senate president and his predecessor have joined forces on a bill which would tax money made from digital advertising in the state. Read full article: Md. current and past Senate presidents p...→

Senate Republicans work to get USMCA trade deal ready before Trump impeachment trial

Senate Republicans work to get USMCA trade deal ready before Trump impeachment trial

Senate Republicans are working to approve President Trump’s North American trade deal so it is ready for a floor vote, especially if House Democrats prolong a pending impeachment trial. Read full article: Senate Republicans work to get USMCA tra...→

Planned Parenthood reports record-high abortions, taxpayer funding amid battles with Republicans

Planned Parenthood reports record-high abortions, taxpayer funding amid battles with Republicans

Planned Parenthood reported record-high abortions and government funding for 2018-2019, despite encountering a wave of Republican-led measures designed to restrict resources and access to the controversial procedure. Read full article: Planned Parenthood reports record-high a...→

Former Bush adviser warns Senate Republicans can use

Former Bush adviser warns Senate Republicans can use "nuclear option," delay Trump's impeachment trial until day after 2020 election

Brad Blakeman also said he did not think Trump would even be officially impeached until Nancy Pelosi sends the impeachment charges to the Senate. Read full article: Former Bush adviser warns Senate Republi...→

Democrats blast Senate Republicans for violating ‘impartial justice’ in impeachment oath

Democrats blast Senate Republicans for violating ‘impartial justice’ in impeachment oath

Democrats seeking to avoid a quick impeachment shutdown in the Senate have accused Republicans who have made clear their opposition to the removal of President Trump of violating the Senate rules on “impartial justice.” Read full article: Democrats blast Senate Republicans for v...→

Inside Senate Republicans' impeachment trial strategy

Inside Senate Republicans' impeachment trial strategy

GOP senators are unlikely to call any witnesses to defend Trump — but they're not ruling it out. Read full article: Inside Senate Republicans' impeachment t...→

Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein says six to nine Senate Republicans are

Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein says six to nine Senate Republicans are "wobbly" and want to make "some kind of statement"

The co-author of All the President's Men told CNN that Mitch McConnell had a strategy to "wear out his own members" to stop a vote for more witnesses. Read full article: Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein says s...→

Rush Limbaugh calls on Republicans to make Adam Schiff 'front and center' of Senate impeachment trial

Rush Limbaugh calls on Republicans to make Adam Schiff 'front and center' of Senate impeachment trial

Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh called on Republicans to put impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., "front and center" in President Trump's Senate impeachment trial. Read full article: Rush Limbaugh calls on Republicans to ma...→

Virginia Senate Advances Bill to Scrap Lee-Jackson Holiday

Virginia Senate Advances Bill to Scrap Lee-Jackson Holiday

The Virginia Senate has advanced legislation to scrap the state’s Lee-Jackson holiday celebrating two Confederate generals. Read full article: Virginia Senate Advances Bill to Scrap L...→

Rep. Biggs: 'Can't Imagine' Senate Republicans Will OK Witnesses

Rep. Biggs: 'Can't Imagine' Senate Republicans Will OK Witnesses

Rep. Andy Biggs, who heads the House Freedom Caucus, said Monday that he "can't imagine" Senate Republicans will agree to call in witnesses to testify during President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.  Read full article: Rep. Biggs: 'Can't Imagine' Senate Repub...→

Reince Priebus calls on Republicans to play 'hardball' during Senate impeachment trial

Reince Priebus calls on Republicans to play 'hardball' during Senate impeachment trial

Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus alleged a coordinated effort between the media and Democrats it injure President Trump politically. Read full article: Reince Priebus calls on Republicans to p...→

3 Republican state Senate priorities: Murders, drug prices, Social Security tax

3 Republican state Senate priorities: Murders, drug prices, Social Security tax

Minnesota Senate Republicans tapped into several well-known frustrations of constituents Monday, as they laid out broad strokes for what they hope to prioritize during this year’s legislative… Read full article: 3 Republican state Senate priorities: Mu...→

Sean Hannity tells Senate Republicans to 'do your job' in impeachment trial

Sean Hannity tells Senate Republicans to 'do your job' in impeachment trial

Sean Hannity criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Friday and implored Senate Republicans to "do your job" next week, when the impeachment trial of President Trump is likely to take place. Read full article: Sean Hannity tells Senate Republicans to...→

Republicans blast property tax task force report, say Democrats 'refuse to be serious'

Republicans blast property tax task force report, say Democrats 'refuse to be serious'

Illinois House Republicans on Wednesday blasted a draft final report from the special Property Tax Relief Task Force that lawmakers formed last year. They said the panel's Democratic majority summarily rejected dozens of proposals from Republicans. Read full article: Republicans blast property tax task forc...→

Schumer cites Bolton as reason for key Republicans to join Democrats' demand for Senate trial witnesses

Schumer cites Bolton as reason for key Republicans to join Democrats' demand for Senate trial witnesses

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called on four Senate Republicans to join Democrats in calling for witnesses, including John Bolton, to testify at a Senate trial. Read full article: Schumer cites Bolton as reason for key R...→

Jessica Tarlov: In Trump impeachment trial, top Senate Republicans will ignore facts and blindly support him

Jessica Tarlov: In Trump impeachment trial, top Senate Republicans will ignore facts and blindly support him

Imagine you are accused of a crime and ordered to stand trial – and you happily learn that your defense attorney is the jury foreman, and a majority of the jurors are your close friends and undying supporters. Read full article: Jessica Tarlov: In Trump impeachment tri...→

Ilhan Omar says Republicans making

Ilhan Omar says Republicans making "mockery of the Constitution," slams Senate GOP leaders for "abdicating" their oath

"I think it is the responsibility of the American people to hold these senators accountable," the congresswoman from Minnesota said. Read full article: Ilhan Omar says Republicans making "mock...→

Senate Republicans increasingly favor short impeachment trial with no witnesses

Senate Republicans increasingly favor short impeachment trial with no witnesses

Senate Republicans increasingly favor short impeachment trial with no witnesses despite the reported wishes of President Donald Trump. Read full article: Senate Republicans increasingly favor sh...→

Senate Republicans face their clearest test of moral courage yet

Senate Republicans face their clearest test of moral courage yet

Until Sunday night, everything was going to plan: The Senate would rush through opening arguments, then through a brief question period, then reject a motion... Read full article: Senate Republicans face their clearest t...→

Fact-check: Senate GOP Leader Brady misleads in latest graduated income tax jab using Oregon comparison

Fact-check: Senate GOP Leader Brady misleads in latest graduated income tax jab using Oregon comparison

Oregon’s history does not fit state Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady’s narrative of politicians driving out wealthy residents with high top rates then turning to those who earn less to make up the difference. Read full article: Fact-check: Senate GOP Leader Brady misl...→

Trump's defense team to raise Bidens at Senate trial, Republicans urge investigation

Trump's defense team to raise Bidens at Senate trial, Republicans urge investigation

President Trump's defense team say they will raise the Bidens in opening arguments that start Saturday, hoping to shift the focus of the impeachment trial. Read full article: Trump's defense team to raise Bidens at ...→

Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein says six to nine Senate Republicans are

Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein says six to nine Senate Republicans are "wobbly" and want to make "some kind of statement"

The co-author of All the President's Men told CNN that Mitch McConnell had a strategy to "wear out his own members" to stop a vote for more witnesses. Read full article: Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein says s...→

Jesse Watters: If Dems had a case against Trump, Senate Republicans would convict him in a heartbeat

Jesse Watters: If Dems had a case against Trump, Senate Republicans would convict him in a heartbeat

"The Five" hosts responded to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff's two-hour opening argument in the Senate impeachment trial Wednesday, which marked the start of Democrats' three-day window to present their case against President Trump. Read full article: Jesse Watters: If Dems had a case agains...→

Senate Republicans warn that Nadler's comments could jeopardize Democrats' case

Senate Republicans warn that Nadler's comments could jeopardize Democrats' case

Senate Republicans on Wednesday warned that Rep. Jerry Nadler's comments could jeopardize Democrats' case and their ability to convince Republicans to call new witnesses. Read full article: Senate Republicans warn that Nadler's co...→

Virginia Senate Advances Bill to Scrap Lee-Jackson Holiday

Virginia Senate Advances Bill to Scrap Lee-Jackson Holiday

The Virginia Senate has advanced legislation to scrap the state’s Lee-Jackson holiday celebrating two Confederate generals. Read full article: Virginia Senate Advances Bill to Scrap L...→

Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap Lee-Jackson holiday | WTOP

The Virginia Senate on Tuesday advanced legislation to scrap the state’s Lee-Jackson holiday celebrating two Confederate generals. Read full article: Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap L...→

Opinion | How Senate Republicans can survive impeachment — and avoid Democrats' mistakes

Opinion | How Senate Republicans can survive impeachment — and avoid Democrats' mistakes

The majority of voters believe Trump’s conduct vis-à-vis Ukraine was wrong. If Republicans aren’t careful, they might assume a healthy share of that disfavor for themselves. Read full article: Opinion | How Senate Republicans can sur...→

Rep. Biggs: 'Can't Imagine' Senate Republicans Will OK Witnesses

Rep. Biggs: 'Can't Imagine' Senate Republicans Will OK Witnesses

Rep. Andy Biggs, who heads the House Freedom Caucus, said Monday that he "can't imagine" Senate Republicans will agree to call in witnesses to testify during President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.  Read full article: Rep. Biggs: 'Can't Imagine' Senate Repub...→

Pelosi's final impeachment act: a diverse group of managers will now take on Senate Republicans

Pelosi's final impeachment act: a diverse group of managers will now take on Senate Republicans

Appointing a diverse group of lawmakers to represent their case to the Senate was Pelosi's final act, the last bit of power she wields to convince the Senate that the president has committed impeachable offenses. Read full article: Pelosi's final impeachment act: a divers...→

3 Republican state Senate priorities: Murders, drug prices, Social Security tax

3 Republican state Senate priorities: Murders, drug prices, Social Security tax

Minnesota Senate Republicans tapped into several well-known frustrations of constituents Monday, as they laid out broad strokes for what they hope to prioritize during this year’s legislative… Read full article: 3 Republican state Senate priorities: Mu...→

Md. current and past Senate presidents push for tax on digital ads | WTOP

Md. current and past Senate presidents push for tax on digital ads | WTOP

Maryland’s new senate president and his predecessor have joined forces on a bill which would tax money made from digital advertising in the state. Read full article: Md. current and past Senate presidents p...→

Senate Republicans introduce resolution honoring troops, intel members who took part in Soleimani killing

Senate Republicans introduce resolution honoring troops, intel members who took part in Soleimani killing

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and 42 Republican cosponsors are urging the Senate to express its support of the U.S. killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in a strike in Baghdad last week. Read full article: Senate Republicans introduce resolution ...→

Republicans blast property tax task force report, say Democrats 'refuse to be serious'

Republicans blast property tax task force report, say Democrats 'refuse to be serious'

Illinois House Republicans on Wednesday blasted a draft final report from the special Property Tax Relief Task Force that lawmakers formed last year. They said the panel's Democratic majority summarily rejected dozens of proposals from Republicans. Read full article: Republicans blast property tax task forc...→

Planned Parenthood reports record-high abortions, taxpayer funding amid battles with Republicans

Planned Parenthood reports record-high abortions, taxpayer funding amid battles with Republicans

Planned Parenthood reported record-high abortions and government funding for 2018-2019, despite encountering a wave of Republican-led measures designed to restrict resources and access to the controversial procedure. Read full article: Planned Parenthood reports record-high a...→

Senate Republicans Won't Bend on Impeachment Trial

Senate Republicans Won't Bend on Impeachment Trial

Congress opened the new year with the Senate deadlocked over President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, leaving the proceedings deeply in flux as Republicans refuse to bend to Democratic demands for new witnesses. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell showed no signs... Read full article: Senate Republicans Won't Bend on Impeach...→

Jessica Tarlov: In Trump impeachment trial, top Senate Republicans will ignore facts and blindly support him

Jessica Tarlov: In Trump impeachment trial, top Senate Republicans will ignore facts and blindly support him

Imagine you are accused of a crime and ordered to stand trial – and you happily learn that your defense attorney is the jury foreman, and a majority of the jurors are your close friends and undying supporters. Read full article: Jessica Tarlov: In Trump impeachment tri...→

Video: Republicans declaring impeachment process dead on arrival in Senate

Video: Republicans declaring impeachment process dead on arrival in Senate

A new poll from Fox News shows a majority of registered voters favor impeaching and removing Trump from office. Read full article: Video: Republicans declaring impeachment...→

Ilhan Omar says Republicans making

Ilhan Omar says Republicans making "mockery of the Constitution," slams Senate GOP leaders for "abdicating" their oath

"I think it is the responsibility of the American people to hold these senators accountable," the congresswoman from Minnesota said. Read full article: Ilhan Omar says Republicans making "mock...→

Inside Senate Republicans' impeachment trial strategy

Inside Senate Republicans' impeachment trial strategy

GOP senators are unlikely to call any witnesses to defend Trump — but they're not ruling it out. Read full article: Inside Senate Republicans' impeachment t...→

NY Senate Republicans plagued by retirements ahead of 2020

NY Senate Republicans plagued by retirements ahead of 2020

Nearly a third of New York’s state Senate Republicans are calling it quits ahead of the 2020 election, ceding ground to Democrats keen on pushing the Empire State further to the left. Seven GOP sen… Read full article: NY Senate Republicans plagued by retirem...→

Senate Republicans push back on calls for more impeachment witnesses

Senate Republicans push back on calls for more impeachment witnesses

Republicans appeared unmoved by Democrats’ arguments for Trump’s removal and reiterated that the Senate shouldn’t seek new evidence. Read full article: Senate Republicans push back on calls fo...→

Senate Republicans demand to know how Pensacola shooter was approved for visa

Senate Republicans demand to know how Pensacola shooter was approved for visa

Republicans on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee are demanding to know how the Saudi national who killed three people last month at a Pensacola, Florida, naval base obtained a visa to train with the U.S. military. Read full article: Senate Republicans demand to know how Pe...→

Senate Republicans slam Democrats’ impeachment case as nothing new

Senate Republicans slam Democrats’ impeachment case as nothing new

Trump’s defense team also sounded confident on Wednesday that Trump would win acquittal at the earliest stages of the process. Read full article: Senate Republicans slam Democrats’ impea...→

Rush Limbaugh calls on Republicans to make Adam Schiff 'front and center' of Senate impeachment trial

Rush Limbaugh calls on Republicans to make Adam Schiff 'front and center' of Senate impeachment trial

Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh called on Republicans to put impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., "front and center" in President Trump's Senate impeachment trial. Read full article: Rush Limbaugh calls on Republicans to ma...→

George Conway: Senate Republicans Know Trump's Guilty and Want to Hide the Evidence

George Conway: Senate Republicans Know Trump's Guilty and Want to Hide the Evidence

George Conway asserted Senate GOP oppose more evidence being brought in the impeachment trial because they know President Trump is "guilty."  Read full article: George Conway: Senate Republicans Know T...→

Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap Lee-Jackson holiday

Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap Lee-Jackson holiday

The Virginia Senate on Tuesday advanced legislation to scrap the state’s Lee-Jackson holiday celebrating two Confederate generals. Read full article: Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap L...→

Senate Republicans plan speedy Trump trial

Senate Republicans plan speedy Trump trial

Senate Republicans plan to pass impeachment trial rules giving both the White House counsel and House impeachment managers 24 hours over two days each to make opening arguments. Read full article: Senate Republicans plan speedy Trump tri...→

Lindsey Graham: Republicans lack votes to dismiss Senate impeachment trial

Lindsey Graham: Republicans lack votes to dismiss Senate impeachment trial

Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham conceded Sunday that the idea of Senate Republicans voting to dismiss immediately the House impeachment articles was Read full article: Lindsey Graham: Republicans lack votes t...→

Reince Priebus calls on Republicans to play 'hardball' during Senate impeachment trial

Reince Priebus calls on Republicans to play 'hardball' during Senate impeachment trial

Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus alleged a coordinated effort between the media and Democrats it injure President Trump politically. Read full article: Reince Priebus calls on Republicans to p...→

‘Both sides need to be heard’: Senate Republicans reject plans to dismiss impeachment articles

‘Both sides need to be heard’: Senate Republicans reject plans to dismiss impeachment articles

Senate Republicans signaled Monday they would reject the idea of simply voting to dismiss the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump as the House prepares to send the charges to the chamber for the historic trial. Read full article: ‘Both sides need to be heard’: Senate Re...→

‘Small group’ of Senate Republicans working to allow Trump trial witnesses

‘Small group’ of Senate Republicans working to allow Trump trial witnesses

Sen. Susan Collins on Friday confirmed she is working with a “fairly small group” of fellow Republican senators to ensure witnesses can be called. Read full article: ‘Small group’ of Senate Republicans work...→

Sean Hannity tells Senate Republicans to 'do your job' in impeachment trial

Sean Hannity tells Senate Republicans to 'do your job' in impeachment trial

Sean Hannity criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Friday and implored Senate Republicans to "do your job" next week, when the impeachment trial of President Trump is likely to take place. Read full article: Sean Hannity tells Senate Republicans to...→

Senate Republicans work to get USMCA trade deal ready before Trump impeachment trial

Senate Republicans work to get USMCA trade deal ready before Trump impeachment trial

Senate Republicans are working to approve President Trump’s North American trade deal so it is ready for a floor vote, especially if House Democrats prolong a pending impeachment trial. Read full article: Senate Republicans work to get USMCA tra...→

Senate Republicans appear ready to back McConnell on rules for impeachment trial

Senate Republicans appear ready to back McConnell on rules for impeachment trial

Majority Whip John Thune said Republicans would back a resolution that mirrors the procedures in place for the Clinton impeachment trial. Read full article: Senate Republicans appear ready to back ...→

Schumer cites Bolton as reason for key Republicans to join Democrats' demand for Senate trial witnesses

Schumer cites Bolton as reason for key Republicans to join Democrats' demand for Senate trial witnesses

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called on four Senate Republicans to join Democrats in calling for witnesses, including John Bolton, to testify at a Senate trial. Read full article: Schumer cites Bolton as reason for key R...→

Former Bush adviser warns Senate Republicans can use

Former Bush adviser warns Senate Republicans can use "nuclear option," delay Trump's impeachment trial until day after 2020 election

Brad Blakeman also said he did not think Trump would even be officially impeached until Nancy Pelosi sends the impeachment charges to the Senate. Read full article: Former Bush adviser warns Senate Republi...→

Poll: Kris Kobach Leads Among Republicans in Kansas Senate Race

Poll: Kris Kobach Leads Among Republicans in Kansas Senate Race

Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is leading in the Republican primary for the open United States Senate seat in Kansas. Read full article: Poll: Kris Kobach Leads Among Republican...→

Democrats blast Senate Republicans for violating ‘impartial justice’ in impeachment oath

Democrats blast Senate Republicans for violating ‘impartial justice’ in impeachment oath

Democrats seeking to avoid a quick impeachment shutdown in the Senate have accused Republicans who have made clear their opposition to the removal of President Trump of violating the Senate rules on “impartial justice.” Read full article: Democrats blast Senate Republicans for v...→

Young Republicans Reject GOP Climate Change Stance, Want Carbon Tax

Young Republicans Reject GOP Climate Change Stance, Want Carbon Tax

The generation that has grown up hearing about manmade climate change is now shaping public policy, including pushing for a carbon tax. Read full article: Young Republicans Reject GOP Climate Cha...→

Senate Republicans increasingly favor short impeachment trial with no witnesses

Senate Republicans increasingly favor short impeachment trial with no witnesses

Senate Republicans increasingly favor short impeachment trial with no witnesses despite the reported wishes of President Donald Trump. Read full article: Senate Republicans increasingly favor sh...→

Senate Republicans face their clearest test of moral courage yet

Senate Republicans face their clearest test of moral courage yet

Until Sunday night, everything was going to plan: The Senate would rush through opening arguments, then through a brief question period, then reject a motion... Read full article: Senate Republicans face their clearest t...→

Senate Republicans push back on calls for more impeachment witnesses

Senate Republicans push back on calls for more impeachment witnesses

Republicans appeared unmoved by Democrats’ arguments for Trump’s removal and reiterated that the Senate shouldn’t seek new evidence. Read full article: Senate Republicans push back on calls fo...→

Fact-check: Senate GOP Leader Brady misleads in latest graduated income tax jab using Oregon comparison

Fact-check: Senate GOP Leader Brady misleads in latest graduated income tax jab using Oregon comparison

Oregon’s history does not fit state Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady’s narrative of politicians driving out wealthy residents with high top rates then turning to those who earn less to make up the difference. Read full article: Fact-check: Senate GOP Leader Brady misl...→

Trump's defense team to raise Bidens at Senate trial, Republicans urge investigation

Trump's defense team to raise Bidens at Senate trial, Republicans urge investigation

President Trump's defense team say they will raise the Bidens in opening arguments that start Saturday, hoping to shift the focus of the impeachment trial. Read full article: Trump's defense team to raise Bidens at ...→

Senate Republicans demand to know how Pensacola shooter was approved for visa

Senate Republicans demand to know how Pensacola shooter was approved for visa

Republicans on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee are demanding to know how the Saudi national who killed three people last month at a Pensacola, Florida, naval base obtained a visa to train with the U.S. military. Read full article: Senate Republicans demand to know how Pe...→

Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein says six to nine Senate Republicans are

Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein says six to nine Senate Republicans are "wobbly" and want to make "some kind of statement"

The co-author of All the President's Men told CNN that Mitch McConnell had a strategy to "wear out his own members" to stop a vote for more witnesses. Read full article: Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein says s...→

Senate Republicans slam Democrats’ impeachment case as nothing new

Senate Republicans slam Democrats’ impeachment case as nothing new

Trump’s defense team also sounded confident on Wednesday that Trump would win acquittal at the earliest stages of the process. Read full article: Senate Republicans slam Democrats’ impea...→

Jesse Watters: If Dems had a case against Trump, Senate Republicans would convict him in a heartbeat

Jesse Watters: If Dems had a case against Trump, Senate Republicans would convict him in a heartbeat

"The Five" hosts responded to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff's two-hour opening argument in the Senate impeachment trial Wednesday, which marked the start of Democrats' three-day window to present their case against President Trump. Read full article: Jesse Watters: If Dems had a case agains...→

Rush Limbaugh calls on Republicans to make Adam Schiff 'front and center' of Senate impeachment trial

Rush Limbaugh calls on Republicans to make Adam Schiff 'front and center' of Senate impeachment trial

Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh called on Republicans to put impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., "front and center" in President Trump's Senate impeachment trial. Read full article: Rush Limbaugh calls on Republicans to ma...→

Senate Republicans warn that Nadler's comments could jeopardize Democrats' case

Senate Republicans warn that Nadler's comments could jeopardize Democrats' case

Senate Republicans on Wednesday warned that Rep. Jerry Nadler's comments could jeopardize Democrats' case and their ability to convince Republicans to call new witnesses. Read full article: Senate Republicans warn that Nadler's co...→

George Conway: Senate Republicans Know Trump's Guilty and Want to Hide the Evidence

George Conway: Senate Republicans Know Trump's Guilty and Want to Hide the Evidence

George Conway asserted Senate GOP oppose more evidence being brought in the impeachment trial because they know President Trump is "guilty."  Read full article: George Conway: Senate Republicans Know T...→

Virginia Senate Advances Bill to Scrap Lee-Jackson Holiday

Virginia Senate Advances Bill to Scrap Lee-Jackson Holiday

The Virginia Senate has advanced legislation to scrap the state’s Lee-Jackson holiday celebrating two Confederate generals. Read full article: Virginia Senate Advances Bill to Scrap L...→

Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap Lee-Jackson holiday

Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap Lee-Jackson holiday

The Virginia Senate on Tuesday advanced legislation to scrap the state’s Lee-Jackson holiday celebrating two Confederate generals. Read full article: Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap L...→

Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap Lee-Jackson holiday | WTOP

The Virginia Senate on Tuesday advanced legislation to scrap the state’s Lee-Jackson holiday celebrating two Confederate generals. Read full article: Virginia Senate advances bill to scrap L...→

Opinion | How Senate Republicans can survive impeachment — and avoid Democrats' mistakes

Opinion | How Senate Republicans can survive impeachment — and avoid Democrats' mistakes

The majority of voters believe Trump’s conduct vis-à-vis Ukraine was wrong. If Republicans aren’t careful, they might assume a healthy share of that disfavor for themselves. Read full article: Opinion | How Senate Republicans can sur...→

Senate Republicans plan speedy Trump trial

Senate Republicans plan speedy Trump trial

Senate Republicans plan to pass impeachment trial rules giving both the White House counsel and House impeachment managers 24 hours over two days each to make opening arguments. Read full article: Senate Republicans plan speedy Trump tri...→

Rep. Biggs: 'Can't Imagine' Senate Republicans Will OK Witnesses

Rep. Biggs: 'Can't Imagine' Senate Republicans Will OK Witnesses

Rep. Andy Biggs, who heads the House Freedom Caucus, said Monday that he "can't imagine" Senate Republicans will agree to call in witnesses to testify during President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.  Read full article: Rep. Biggs: 'Can't Imagine' Senate Repub...→

Lindsey Graham: Republicans lack votes to dismiss Senate impeachment trial

Lindsey Graham: Republicans lack votes to dismiss Senate impeachment trial

Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham conceded Sunday that the idea of Senate Republicans voting to dismiss immediately the House impeachment articles was Read full article: Lindsey Graham: Republicans lack votes t...→

Reince Priebus calls on Republicans to play 'hardball' during Senate impeachment trial

Reince Priebus calls on Republicans to play 'hardball' during Senate impeachment trial

Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus alleged a coordinated effort between the media and Democrats it injure President Trump politically. Read full article: Reince Priebus calls on Republicans to p...→

Pelosi's final impeachment act: a diverse group of managers will now take on Senate Republicans

Pelosi's final impeachment act: a diverse group of managers will now take on Senate Republicans

Appointing a diverse group of lawmakers to represent their case to the Senate was Pelosi's final act, the last bit of power she wields to convince the Senate that the president has committed impeachable offenses. Read full article: Pelosi's final impeachment act: a divers...→

‘Both sides need to be heard’: Senate Republicans reject plans to dismiss impeachment articles

‘Both sides need to be heard’: Senate Republicans reject plans to dismiss impeachment articles

Senate Republicans signaled Monday they would reject the idea of simply voting to dismiss the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump as the House prepares to send the charges to the chamber for the historic trial. Read full article: ‘Both sides need to be heard’: Senate Re...→

3 Republican state Senate priorities: Murders, drug prices, Social Security tax

3 Republican state Senate priorities: Murders, drug prices, Social Security tax

Minnesota Senate Republicans tapped into several well-known frustrations of constituents Monday, as they laid out broad strokes for what they hope to prioritize during this year’s legislative… Read full article: 3 Republican state Senate priorities: Mu...→

‘Small group’ of Senate Republicans working to allow Trump trial witnesses

‘Small group’ of Senate Republicans working to allow Trump trial witnesses

Sen. Susan Collins on Friday confirmed she is working with a “fairly small group” of fellow Republican senators to ensure witnesses can be called. Read full article: ‘Small group’ of Senate Republicans work...→

Md. current and past Senate presidents push for tax on digital ads | WTOP

Md. current and past Senate presidents push for tax on digital ads | WTOP

Maryland’s new senate president and his predecessor have joined forces on a bill which would tax money made from digital advertising in the state. Read full article: Md. current and past Senate presidents p...→

Sean Hannity tells Senate Republicans to 'do your job' in impeachment trial

Sean Hannity tells Senate Republicans to 'do your job' in impeachment trial

Sean Hannity criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Friday and implored Senate Republicans to "do your job" next week, when the impeachment trial of President Trump is likely to take place. Read full article: Sean Hannity tells Senate Republicans to...→

Senate Republicans introduce resolution honoring troops, intel members who took part in Soleimani killing

Senate Republicans introduce resolution honoring troops, intel members who took part in Soleimani killing

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and 42 Republican cosponsors are urging the Senate to express its support of the U.S. killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in a strike in Baghdad last week. Read full article: Senate Republicans introduce resolution ...→

Senate Republicans work to get USMCA trade deal ready before Trump impeachment trial

Senate Republicans work to get USMCA trade deal ready before Trump impeachment trial

Senate Republicans are working to approve President Trump’s North American trade deal so it is ready for a floor vote, especially if House Democrats prolong a pending impeachment trial. Read full article: Senate Republicans work to get USMCA tra...→

Republicans blast property tax task force report, say Democrats 'refuse to be serious'

Republicans blast property tax task force report, say Democrats 'refuse to be serious'

Illinois House Republicans on Wednesday blasted a draft final report from the special Property Tax Relief Task Force that lawmakers formed last year. They said the panel's Democratic majority summarily rejected dozens of proposals from Republicans. Read full article: Republicans blast property tax task forc...→

Senate Republicans appear ready to back McConnell on rules for impeachment trial

Senate Republicans appear ready to back McConnell on rules for impeachment trial

Majority Whip John Thune said Republicans would back a resolution that mirrors the procedures in place for the Clinton impeachment trial. Read full article: Senate Republicans appear ready to back ...→

Planned Parenthood reports record-high abortions, taxpayer funding amid battles with Republicans

Planned Parenthood reports record-high abortions, taxpayer funding amid battles with Republicans

Planned Parenthood reported record-high abortions and government funding for 2018-2019, despite encountering a wave of Republican-led measures designed to restrict resources and access to the controversial procedure. Read full article: Planned Parenthood reports record-high a...→

Schumer cites Bolton as reason for key Republicans to join Democrats' demand for Senate trial witnesses

Schumer cites Bolton as reason for key Republicans to join Democrats' demand for Senate trial witnesses

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called on four Senate Republicans to join Democrats in calling for witnesses, including John Bolton, to testify at a Senate trial. Read full article: Schumer cites Bolton as reason for key R...→

Senate Republicans Won't Bend on Impeachment Trial

Senate Republicans Won't Bend on Impeachment Trial

Congress opened the new year with the Senate deadlocked over President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, leaving the proceedings deeply in flux as Republicans refuse to bend to Democratic demands for new witnesses. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell showed no signs... Read full article: Senate Republicans Won't Bend on Impeach...→

Former Bush adviser warns Senate Republicans can use

Former Bush adviser warns Senate Republicans can use "nuclear option," delay Trump's impeachment trial until day after 2020 election

Brad Blakeman also said he did not think Trump would even be officially impeached until Nancy Pelosi sends the impeachment charges to the Senate. Read full article: Former Bush adviser warns Senate Republi...→

Jessica Tarlov: In Trump impeachment trial, top Senate Republicans will ignore facts and blindly support him

Jessica Tarlov: In Trump impeachment trial, top Senate Republicans will ignore facts and blindly support him

Imagine you are accused of a crime and ordered to stand trial – and you happily learn that your defense attorney is the jury foreman, and a majority of the jurors are your close friends and undying supporters. Read full article: Jessica Tarlov: In Trump impeachment tri...→

Poll: Kris Kobach Leads Among Republicans in Kansas Senate Race

Poll: Kris Kobach Leads Among Republicans in Kansas Senate Race

Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is leading in the Republican primary for the open United States Senate seat in Kansas. Read full article: Poll: Kris Kobach Leads Among Republican...→

Video: Republicans declaring impeachment process dead on arrival in Senate

Video: Republicans declaring impeachment process dead on arrival in Senate

A new poll from Fox News shows a majority of registered voters favor impeaching and removing Trump from office. Read full article: Video: Republicans declaring impeachment...→

Democrats blast Senate Republicans for violating ‘impartial justice’ in impeachment oath

Democrats blast Senate Republicans for violating ‘impartial justice’ in impeachment oath

Democrats seeking to avoid a quick impeachment shutdown in the Senate have accused Republicans who have made clear their opposition to the removal of President Trump of violating the Senate rules on “impartial justice.” Read full article: Democrats blast Senate Republicans for v...→

Ilhan Omar says Republicans making

Ilhan Omar says Republicans making "mockery of the Constitution," slams Senate GOP leaders for "abdicating" their oath

"I think it is the responsibility of the American people to hold these senators accountable," the congresswoman from Minnesota said. Read full article: Ilhan Omar says Republicans making "mock...→

Young Republicans Reject GOP Climate Change Stance, Want Carbon Tax

Young Republicans Reject GOP Climate Change Stance, Want Carbon Tax

The generation that has grown up hearing about manmade climate change is now shaping public policy, including pushing for a carbon tax. Read full article: Young Republicans Reject GOP Climate Cha...→

Inside Senate Republicans' impeachment trial strategy

Inside Senate Republicans' impeachment trial strategy

GOP senators are unlikely to call any witnesses to defend Trump — but they're not ruling it out. Read full article: Inside Senate Republicans' impeachment t...→

Senate Republicans increasingly favor short impeachment trial with no witnesses

Senate Republicans increasingly favor short impeachment trial with no witnesses

Senate Republicans increasingly favor short impeachment trial with no witnesses despite the reported wishes of President Donald Trump. Read full article: Senate Republicans increasingly favor sh...→

NY Senate Republicans plagued by retirements ahead of 2020

NY Senate Republicans plagued by retirements ahead of 2020

Nearly a third of New York’s state Senate Republicans are calling it quits ahead of the 2020 election, ceding ground to Democrats keen on pushing the Empire State further to the left. Seven GOP sen… Read full article: NY Senate Republicans plagued by retirem...→