Senate Attempt to End Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Fails

The U.S. Senate failed to invoke cloture on S. 109, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2019 by a 48 to 47 vote.

Senators Reintroduce Legislation to ‘Rein in’ Unelected Bureaucrats

U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), Rand Paul (R-KY), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Todd Young (R-IN), Ted Cruz (R-TX) and 29 other cosponsors reintroduced the REINS Act.

In 116th Congress, Ernst Will Serve on Five Prominent Senate Committees

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) will serve on five prominent Senate committees in the 116th Congress, all of which impact the livelihoods of Iowans.

Grassley Sworn In As Senate President Pro Tempore

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) was sworn in as Senate President Pro Tempore for the 116th Congress and is now third in line of presidential succession.

Republican Senators Urge President Trump to Consider Key Factors in Review of New START

25 Republican U.S. Senators wrote President Donald Trump urging him to consider the key factors that underpin the continued viability of the New START treaty.

Grassley To Become Senate President Pro Tempore

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is set to become the next President Pro Tempore of the U.S. Senate that is 3rd in the line of presidential succession.

Kavanaugh Confirmed

Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as an Associate Justice to the Supreme Court by the U.S. Senate by a 50 to 48 vote on Saturday afternoon.

Episode 62: Kavanaugh in the Homestretch, A Chat with Jake Porter

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses the upcoming Kavanaugh confirmation vote and then chats with Jake Porter, Libertarian nominee for Governor of Iowa.

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.

Ernst Disappointed in Senate’s Failure to Pass a Budget

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) took to the floor of the Senate to express her disappointment over Congress failing to properly fund the government yet again.

Sasse to Roll Out Reform Plan

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) announced that he was going to roll out a reform plan consisting of several bills that will “drain the swamp.”

Could Sasse Be Re-Elected As An Independent?​

Adam Graham: While Ben Sasse is often discussed as a 2020 Presidential candidate, he could also return to the Senate as an Independent.

Grassley: Dems Delay Tactics Aimed at Distracting from Kavanaugh’s Qualifications

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on Wednesday addressed the Senate Democrats efforts to delay the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

(Video) Sasse Warns Against Firing Attorney General Sessions

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE): “It would be a very, very, very, bad idea to fire the Attorney General because he’s not executing his job as a political hack.”

Iowa Senate Republicans Urge Confirmation of Kavanaugh

The Iowa Senate Republican caucus released an open letter urging the U.S. Senate to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

SCOTUS, the Constitution, Freedom and Your Health

Dr. Elizbeth Lee Vliet: The confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court affects all of us, all our freedoms, and indeed, all aspects of our lives, for generations to come.