Posts Tagged ‘Senate’

Senate work on infrastructure plan slides into Saturday

Senators are returning to the Capitol for a rare Saturday session as they try to make further progress on a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure plan. A bipartisan group of senators helped it clear one more hurdle Friday and braced to see if support can hold during the next few days of debate and efforts to […]

House Republicans & Their Staffers March Maskless To Senate To Protest New Mask Mandate

House Republicans and their staffers marched bare faced out of the House to the Senate floor on Thursday in protest against the recently reinstated mask mandate in the House of Representatives. Dozens of GOP members of Congress traveled across the Capitol to protest the fact that Capitol Police have been ordered to arrest staffers and […]

Sarah Palin Says She’ll Run for Senate if God Wants Her To, Christians Do More to Support Her

Former Alaska governor and failed vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin told New Apostolic Reformation leader Ché Ahn last week that she would run for the U.S. Senate if God wants her to. Palin appeared with Ahn at a leadership conference cosponsored by Ahn’s Harvest International Ministry and Mario Bramnick’s Latino Coalition for Israel. “Prophet” Cindy […]

NFL Legend Herschel Walker Considering Senate Run Despite Ties to QAnon Celebrity Lin Wood

Herschel Walker, a legendary former NFL running back and Heisman trophy winner, is considering a potential 2022 run for United States Senate in Georgia. A Georgia native and ardent Republican who served as an honorary co-chair of former U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler’s campaign, Walker was reportedly encouraged to run for the seat himself by former […]

Judge Rejects Arizona Senate’s Motion to Keep Election Audit Records Private

A judge on Thursday rejected the Arizona Senate’s motion to dismiss a public records lawsuit relating to its independent full audit of ballots cast in Maricopa County in the 2020 election. The lawsuit was filed by watchdog group American Oversight and sought records of communications between Senate officials and external vendors working on the audit, […]

Senate Democrats Announce $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation ‘Infrastructure’ Proposal

Senate Democrats announced Tuesday evening a $3.5 trillion reconciliation “infrastructure” proposal that otherwise would not make it into a bipartisan infrastructure deal. “We are very proud of this plan,” Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told reporters. “We know we have a long road to go. We’re going to get this done for the sake of making average Americans’ […]

Watch: Ex-Senate President of Haiti EXPOSED the Clinton Foundation & Hillary

Former Senate President of Haiti, Bernard Sansaricq, shocked a large crowd at a Trump campaign event in Little Haiti, FL. Sansaricq exposes all of the dirty dealings of the Clinton’s in Haiti while he was still in office. Donald Trump, to his credit, allowed him to speak his mind and expose to the world what […]

French Senate considers mandatory Covid vaccines for adults aged 24-59 in effort to curb potential fourth wave

The French Senate is considering implementing obligatory vaccinations for those aged 24-59 to help the country weather the anticipated next spike of coronavirus infections in what would be a fourth wave of cases. The body published a report from its Common Mission of Information on Thursday, advocating for mandatory vaccinations of young to middle-aged adults on the grounds […]

Trump says Herschel Walker will run for Georgia Senate seat in 2022

Warnock beat former Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) in a runoff election this January after she was appointed to finish the term of former Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson, who resigned in 2019 due to mounting health concerns. Walker led the University of Georgia Bulldogs to a national championship as a freshman in 1980. He spent three […]

US Senate Finally Admits That Neuroweapons Exist

by Janet Phelan In a reversal of the established commentary that those claiming victimization by electronic weaponry are crazy and delusional, the US Senate has passed a Bill authorizing payment to CIA and State Department officials who have been attacked by this weaponry. Recent news reports have detailed these attacks on US diplomats in Cuba […]

Australian Senate Has Voted to Keep Critical Race Theory out of Australian Classrooms

The Australian Upper House has voted to reject Critical Race Theory (CRT) from the national curriculum after the new proposed curriculum gave priority to teaching the culture, perspectives, and history of indigenous Australians across all subjects, including maths. The motion, put forward by One Nation’s Pauline Hanson, passed narrowly with a 30-28 vote. The Liberal, […]

Carville to AOC: ‘Do the Math’ — We Only Have a 50/50 Senate, ‘No One Is Playing Patty-Cake’

Former Clinton adviser James Carville said Thursday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) was wrong to say that Democrats attempting to compromise with Republicans was “playing patty-cake.” Carville said Ocasio-Cortez and other Democrats who are complaining should “do the math” because Democrats did not have 60 votes in the Senate to move […]

Senate Dems Threaten to Block World Cup Funds Unless Women’s Soccer Team Gets Equal Pay

A group of Senate Democrats is working to advance a measure that would block funding for the 2026 World Cup if the men’s and women’s teams aren’t compensated equally. The Give Our Athletes Level Salaries (GOALS) Act mandates that “the use of funds for the 2026 World Cup unless the United States Soccer Federation provides equitable […]

What Senate Democrats Should Learn from the Texas Walkout Over Voting Rights

First, there is a proper role for a minority caucus to play in preventing an out-of-control majority from abusing its power, but it has nothing to do with an archaic filibuster that lacks accountability. In the weeks prior to breaking quorum, Texas Democrats used every tool at their disposal to engage in the legislative process. […]

Trump backs Budd in North Carolina Senate race

North Carolina is expected to be one of the most competitive Senate races in the country next year as Democrats defend their 50-50 Senate majority. “I am giving him my complete and total endorsement. We’re going to work with him. We’re going to campaign with him,” Trump said Saturday night, before adding a subtle dig […]

Jacinta Price to Run for Australian Senate to Push Back on Left Wing ‘Ideology’

Jacinta Nampijinpa Price, the deputy mayor of Alice Springs, in central Australia, has announced that she will run for one of the Northern Territory’s two Senate seats in federal Parliament. Price will run for the Country Liberal Party (CLP) against Nationals senator Sam McMahon in a bid for the seat, which will pit her against […]

Democrats’ 9/11 Style Commission for Jan. 6 FAILS IN SENATE with Six Republican Traitors Voting in Favor of the Bill

The Democrats’ 9/11 style commission to use police state powers to investigate Trump supporters and other Republicans has been killed in the U.S. Senate, with six Republicans defecting to support the measure. Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Susan Collins (R-ME), Ben Sasse (R-NE), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and Rob Portman (R-OH) joined the Senate […]

‘The Alabama Liz Cheney’: Chamber of Commerce Lobbyist Mulls Senate Bid Against Trump-Backed Mo Brooks

The leader of the United States Chamber of Commerce’s Alabama lobbying affiliate is reportedly considering jumping in the state’s U.S. Senate race against Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL), who has been endorsed by former President Trump. Katie Boyd Britt, the president and CEO of the Chamber’s Business Council of Alabama, is “all-but assured jump into the race […]

As US Faces Record Unemployment, Homelessness—Senate Preps $10 Billion Bailout for Jeff Bezos

Renegade Editor’s Note: I could do without the Bernie quote. By Matt Agorist As the rest of the country struggled to pay their mortgages, had their businesses shut down, and descended into poverty, COVID-19 for the super rich was a record setting windfall. Four of the most controversial billionaires on the planet, saw their wealth […]

US Senate Republicans block probe of January 6 Capitol riot

Republicans blocked a bipartisan panel to study the January 6 Capitol riot on Friday, with the Senate falling six votes short of the 60 needed to form a 10-member commission from both parties. Six Republicans voted with Democrats to move forward on the commission bill, and eleven senators missed the rare Friday vote, some of […]

Senate Confirms Biden DOJ Nominee Kristen Clarke with One Republican Vote

The Senate confirmed Kristen Clarke to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division with only one vote from Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME). Clarke was confirmed as the first black woman to run the Civil Rights Division with a close 51-48 vote Tuesday afternoon. Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) did not vote. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) […]

Facts Matter (May 17): Senate Orders All Documents Turned Over in Nursing Home Investigation

Facts Matter (May 17): Senate Orders All Documents Turned Over in Nursing Home Investigation An officer in the Space Force was relieved of his duties after he denounced Marxism and critical race theory in the military. In Michigan, the Senate issued a subpoena, which requires that all documents related to nursing homes must be handed […]

Republicans accuse Democrats of ‘rigging’ elections as divided Senate to consider voting rights bill

A sweeping voting rights and campaign finance reform bill is headed for a vote in the Senate, after Republicans filed several amendments to try to strip critical elements from the For The People Act during a contentious, day-long committee hearing that underscored the GOP’s acutely partisan barricade. Senators cast a series of party-line votes on […]

Medical Doctors Testify Before State Senate in Texas!

No Vaccine Passports in Texas! Medical Doctors Testify Before State Senate to Oppose Mandatory COVID Shots by Brian ShilhavyEditor, Health Impact NewsThis past week the Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs took testimony from Texas physicians regarding SB 1669: Stop Forced Vaccination and Vaccine Passports in Texas.SB 1669 was sponsored by Senator Bob Hall. You […]

Senate pushes FBI on intelligence ‘fail’ on Proud Boys at Capitol Riots

The US Senate Judiciary Committee chair is pressing the Federal Bureau of Investigation to explain how it failed to anticipate the violence of Jan. 6, despite having contact with several members of the far right Proud Boys in the months before the insurrection.On Monday, the committee chair, Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, wrote to FBI director […]

Host Laughs as Pete Buttigieg Predicts 30 Senate Republicans May Vote for ‘Infrastructure’ Plan

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was met with a laugh when he predicted as many as 30 Republican senators may vote for the “infrastructure” plan. Appearing on the New York Times “Sway” podcast Monday, Buttigieg was asked about the prospect of a bipartisan deal. The secretary claimed 70 percent of Americans support the $2.5 trillion spending […]

Poll: 52 Percent Support Senate Filibuster to Block Tax Increases

A Monmouth University poll reported Thursday 52 percent of Americans support the Senate filibuster when used to block tax increases. The polls asked whether the filibuster should be used to block “tax rate change” legislation. In this instance, the majority of Americans support the filibuster. The poll’s margin of error is +/- 3.5 percentage points and […]

Senate confirms shaper of Iran nuclear deal to senior defense post

The Senate confirmed Colin Kahl to be undersecretary of defense for policy, a Biden nomination that survived a fierce challenge from the pro-Israel right, which targeted Kahl for his role in shaping the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Kahl was confirmed 49-45 in Tuesday’s vote along party lines. Republicans, spurred by the right-wing pro-Israel community, targeted […]

Collins won’t run for Senate or Georgia governor in 2022

Former Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Collins a favorite of former President Donald Trump says he doesn’t plan to run for governor or U.S. Senate in Georgia in 2022. Collins’ announcement Monday makes it less likely there will be a top-drawer Republican primary challenger to Gov. Brian Kemp In the separate U.S. Senate race, it could […]

US Senate passes legislation to improve hate crime reporting

The Senate passed a bill to help law enforcement respond to hate crimes and report them to the federal government, alongside legislation that specifically combats anti-Asian hate crimes. As antisemitism has risen in recent years, national Jewish organizations have urged the government to improve the hate crime reporting process. Passed Thursday by an overwhelming bipartisan […]

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