Quantcast
Home » Topics » u s senate

NJ Senator-elect Cory Booker: Our generation ‘has no right to indulge in cynicism’

When he is sworn in, probably later this month, Cory Booker will be only the fourth African-American elected to the U.S. Senate. But he brings his own celebrity with him, including as the subject…  …

Senate votes to raise U.S. debt ceiling and end federal shutdown

Following several tense days of fiscal negotiations, the U.S. Senate approved a measure that ends the U.S. government shutdown and raises the nation’s debt ceiling. The bill, which passed 81-18 with broad bipartisan support, now heads to the House of Representatives — less than four hours before the October 17…

WATCH LIVE: Senate reconvenes as government shutdown looms

The Democratic-controlled U.S. Senate on Monday will consider a House bill that funds the governments but delays the Affordable Care Act. Watch live video, courtesy of NBC News, below:…

Watch live: Senate votes on immigration reform bill

Members of the U.S. Senate hold a cloture vote regarding immigration reform legislation. Watch live, broadcast via NBC News on June 11.…

Watch live: Senators debate use of drones on American citizens

Members of the U.S. Senate discuss John Brennan’s nomination as CIA director and the use of lethal force on American citizens that are deemed security threats. Watch live, broadcast via NBC News on March 7. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

One Dem candidate calls another a ‘whore’ for AIPAC during live debate

Things got heated during a Democratic primary debate for the U.S. Senate in Connecticut on Thursday when one candidate told another that he was “whore” over his support of a pro-Israel lobbying group. “I’m appalled that when I talk about the neoconservatives somehow it’s twisted to be some sort of…

Warren: Birth control battle ‘why people really hate politics’

Harvard law professor Elizabeth Warren, who is running for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, appeared on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show to discuss the current battle over insurance plans that cover contraception. In response to a White House proposal, Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) has proposed a rule that would allow…

WATCH LIVE: Senate debates debt bill

The U.S. Senate debates a bipartisan debt bill the day after the bill passed in the House of Representatives. Watch this live video from MSNBC, broadcast Aug. 2, 2011. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

It’s almost over

I hate to say the opera’s over, because the U.S. Senate can literally fuck anything up, but it seems now almost certain that Don’t Ask Don’t Tell will be toast by Christmas. The standing Republican filibuster on it was finally taken back, and now they can have an up or…

Report: Charlie Crist will run for U.S. Senate

If it’s true that the Florida governor will toss his hat into the ring for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by the retiring Mel Martinez, this will be the test of whether the documentary “Outrage”, and its reporting that the anti-gay pol is a big old hypocritical homo, will…

Page 1 of 212
Google+