The U.S. Senate voted 51-50 to send a bill reversing an Obama-era rule directing state family planning money to Planned Parenthood to the President’s desk.
The American people were shortchanged if they wanted to hear relevant, substantive questions and answers during Betsy DeVos’ confirmation hearing.
Robert Romano: U.S Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have one job to do on Obama’s SCOTUS nominee – nothing.
Senate Democrats defeated a cloture vote Monday on a motion to proceed with a bill that would have defunded Planned Parenthood on federal taxpayer funds.
Senate Bill 2578 that was introduced by U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) was defeated as the Republicans were able to maintain their filibuster. The Senate vote for cloture was 56-43. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) was the only Democrat who voted against cloture. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Susan Collins (R-ME) were the only […]
16 Republican Senators voted to proceed with debate on a gun control bill which most Senators have not read which could lead to a federal gun registry.
The U.S. Senate failed to ratify the CRPD Treaty on a 61 to 38 vote. Eight Republicans voted in favor as did all Democratic Senators.
The branches of the United States military will soon have to enlist those who are openly gay as the Senate passed a repeal of the Clinton-era “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy with a 65-31 vote moving the bill to the White House to be signed by President Obama. Unlike some (the majority of whom I […]
Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court was confirmed by the Senate yesterday 63 to 37. She’ll be sworn in today. This obviously isn’t a surprise because it would have meant that Senate Democrats would go against President Barack Obama. Like that would happen, they love her. It is also not a surprise is that […]