Iowa Governor Terry Branstad was confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to China late Monday afternoon by the U.S. Senate on an 82 to 13 bipartisan vote.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s nomination as U.S. Ambassador to China setting up a full Senate vote.
Senate Democrats let the first partisan filibuster against a nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, the nuclear option was used to allow a majority vote.
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on the Senate floor before the Senate Democrats’ filibuster of Neil Gorsuch said: “nothing will stick.”
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.
Sixty national and state pro-life leaders signed a joint letter calling on the U.S. Senate to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
A new ad in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race Chuck Grassley’s reelection campaign showcases his bipartisan work as chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst discussed the negative impact that Obamacare is having on Iowa’s small businesses during a call with Iowa media.
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) spoke on the U.S. Senate floor to address the amount of pressure on him to hold hearings for Obama’s SCOTUS nominee.
Ted Cruz says that Merrick Garland’s nomination to the Supreme Court is the type of D.C. dealmaking one could expect if Donald Trump is elected President.
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.
U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) sent a letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald challenging the VA’s failure to review all whistleblower claims.
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) says the most stringent security standards needed before allowing any more of the Syrian refugees into United States.
Joni Ernst: “Today’s passage to scrap the expanded WOTUS rule is a major win for our hardworking farmers, ranchers, manufacturers, and small businesses.”
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) took to the floor of the United States Senate to call for support of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) took to the floor of the U.S. Senate to highlight the significant failures within the President’s nuclear deal with Iran.