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.
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.
Seven U.S. Senators introduced an amendment to the NDAA that directs the president to elevate Cyber Command to a Combatant Command.
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.
On Tuesday U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) introduced S.1881 legislation intended to protect women’s health and defund Planned Parenthood.
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.