Tag: senate

Senate Confirms Betsy Devos as Education Sec.

Despite Democratic pushback, VP Mike Pence broke the tie vote.

Observing the Backlash Against Jeff Sessions

Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. John Lewis outlined exactly why the Alabama senator should not be attorney general

[Watch Live] Ben Carson Confirmation Hearing

The famed neurosurgeon is taking questions from Congress on what qualifies him to be HUD Secretary.

John Lewis, Cory Booker Address Sessions Hearing

The two Congressmen were among several who opposed the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions at Attorney General

[WATCH LIVE] Sen. Jeff Sessions Nomination Hearings

The Alabama senator has been a controversial choice for Attorney General since his nomination

Calif. AG Kamala Harris Wins Senate Seat

She becomes California's first Black senator and the second Black woman senator ever

Flint May Benefit from of $10B Water Projects Bill

The troubled Michigan city has been waiting for relief for more than a year

Senate Chooses Carla Hayden as Librarian of Congress

The chief executive of Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Free Library is the first woman and the first African American in the position

Senate Rejects Gun Control Proposals

The measures failed in the Senate, which voted largely on party lines

Did Senate Put Loretta Lynch in ‘Back of Bus?’

Prosecutor has waited longer than last five AG candidates combined to be confirmed

Senate Panel OKs Loretta Lynch for Attorney General

The politician could be the first black woman to hold the position

Morning after: Obama, GOP in new political dynamic

Obama will offer his take on Election Day in a news conference

The Scoop on Early Voting Rates

But which party has the advantage?

Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines on 1/7

Catch up on the hottest headlines

Unemployment Benefits Plan Clears Hurdle

President Obama urges on more progress

Unemployment Showdown Looms in Senate

Fate of long-term jobless hanging in the balance

Gay Rights Bill Clears Major Hurdle

Senate passes major anti-bias gay rights bill

Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines on 10/17

Catch up on the hottest headlines


Catch up on the hottest headlines