Senate Votes to Advance Kavanaugh Nomination

The U.S. Senate voted 51-49 to invoke cloture to end the debate on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The final vote is on Saturday.

Female Draft Provision Removed From National Defense Authorization Act

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) successfully led an effort for the female draft provision in the NDAA to be removed from final conference report.

Senators Introduce NDAA Amendment to Strengthen Cybersecurity

Seven U.S. Senators introduced an amendment to the NDAA that directs the president to elevate Cyber Command to a Combatant Command.

U.S. Senate Approves No Child Left Behind Replacement

The U.S. Senate replaces No Child Left Behind passing on a 85 to 12 vote the Every Student Succeeds Act that President Obama is expected to sign into law.

Ernst Introduces Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

On Tuesday U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) introduced S.1881 legislation intended to protect women’s health and defund Planned Parenthood.

U.S. Senate Passes No Child Left Behind Rewrite

The U.S. Senate passed 81 to 17 S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, a bill advocates says “fixes” No Child Left Behind while critics say it isn’t enough.