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    An examination of Senate hearing transcripts and Grahams television appearances reveals that he skipped scores of hearings for committees and subcommittees on which he serves — at least 38 — but on those same days appeared on Fox News. Many of these missed hearings were key discussions of policies, nominations, and appropriations. In an e-mail, a spokesperson noted that Graham now chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee and that Senate hearings often overlap. Confirming Trump nominees to the federal bench has...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Senate Republicans continue a series of hearings, looking into who is to blame for the violence and unrest following George Floyd’s death. The latest revelation Wednesday was that three people could face criminal charges in connection with pulling down the Christopher Columbus statue outside the Capitol in June 10. The cases were presented to the Ramsey County Attorney Tuesday. Sen. John Jasinski of Faribault and other Republicans railed against the Minnesota State Patrol’s handling of the...
    The House of Representatives passed legislation on Wednesday that would penalize banks doing business with Chinese officials who implement a national security law that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called a brutal, sweeping crackdown on Hong Kong. The measure passed by unanimous consent, reflecting concern in Washington over Chinas enactment of a security law seen as ending the autonomy that allowed the former British colony to thrive as an international financial center. The U.S. Senate passed similar legislation last week, but...
    Opponents of Vice President Joe Biden have been circulating a 1985 clip of then-Senator Biden using the uncensored n-word at a hearing, absent crucial context. While the manipulation is obvious, the full story and video are worth taking a look at. One clip that has been circulating on social media features Biden saying “We already have a n****r mayor and we don’t need another n*****r bigshot,” in what is a fairly obvious omission of the context that he was...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — State lawmakers were set to grill prison officials during a hearing Wednesday on the San Quentin COVID-19 outbreak that had grown to 1,120 confirmed cases among inmates — nearly a third of the facility’s incarcerated population. The outbreak was triggered by the transfer of more than 100 inmates from a state prison in Chino were a COVID-19 outbreak as at its height. Click Here To Watch A Livestream Of The Hearing — Click on Public...
    Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky was highly critical of Dr. Anthony Fauci and other health experts when he spoke Tuesday for a coronavirus Senate hearing. During the hearing, the GOP senator argued in favor of schools reopening and accused health officials of being arrogant know-it-alls — an assertion that Paul is being slammed for on Twitter. Arguing in favor of schools reopening, Paul asserted, “We need to not be so presumptuous that we know everything. … Perhaps our planners might think...
    Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul criticized Dr. Anthony Fauci during his testimony in front of a Senate panel. “It is a fatal conceit to believe any one person or small group of people has the knowledge necessary to direct an economy or dictate public health behavior,” Paul said Tuesday. “I think government health experts during this pandemic need to show caution in their prognostications.” The senator accused public health experts of “instilling undue fear” in school teachers over the coronavirus...
    WASHINGTON -- In a Senate hearing Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top health officials are expected to warn of a tremendous burden that the U.S. health care system faces this fall if seasonal flu and COVID-19 are circulating together.Still, they are expected to stick to their suggestion that the openings of schools be up to each individual community.Testifying at the Senate HELP Committee hearing on Getting Back to Work and School on Tuesday: NIH National Institute of Allergy and...
    WASHINGTON -- In a Senate hearing Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top health officials are expected to warn of a tremendous burden that the U.S. health care system faces this fall if seasonal flu and COVID-19 are circulating together.Still, they are expected to stick to their suggestion that the openings of schools be up to each individual community.Testifying at the Senate HELP Committee hearing on Getting Back to Work and School on Tuesday: NIH National Institute of Allergy and...
    WASHINGTON -- In a Senate hearing Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top health officials are expected to warn of a tremendous burden that the U.S. health care system faces this fall if seasonal flu and COVID-19 are circulating together.Still, they are expected to stick to their suggestion that the openings of schools be up to each individual community.Testifying at the Senate HELP Committee hearing on Getting Back to Work and School on Tuesday: NIH National Institute of Allergy and...
    WASHINGTON -- In a Senate hearing Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top health officials are expected to warn of a tremendous burden that the U.S. health care system faces this fall if seasonal flu and COVID-19 are circulating together.Still, they are expected to stick to their suggestion that the openings of schools be up to each individual community.Testifying at the Senate HELP Committee hearing on Getting Back to Work and School on Tuesday: NIH National Institute of Allergy and...
    WASHINGTON -- In a Senate hearing Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top health officials are expected to warn of a tremendous burden that the U.S. health care system faces this fall if seasonal flu and COVID-19 are circulating together.Still, they are expected to stick to their suggestion that the openings of schools be up to each individual community.Testifying at the Senate HELP Committee hearing on Getting Back to Work and School will be: NIH National Institute of Allergy and...
    WASHINGTON -- In a Senate hearing Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top health officials are expected to warn of a tremendous burden that the U.S. health care system faces this fall if seasonal flu and COVID-19 are circulating together.Still, they are expected to stick to their suggestion that the openings of schools be up to each individual community.Testifying at the Senate HELP Committee hearing on Getting Back to Work and School will be: NIH National Institute of Allergy and...
    WASHINGTON -- In a Senate hearing Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top health officials are expected to warn of a tremendous burden that the U.S. health care system faces this fall if seasonal flu and COVID-19 are circulating together.Still, they are expected to stick to their suggestion that the openings of schools be up to each individual community.Testifying at the Senate HELP Committee hearing on Getting Back to Work and School will be: NIH National Institute of Allergy and...
    CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth is calling for a Senate hearing into a report Russia secretly offered bounties to militants in Afghanistan for the killing of American troops, and that President Donald Trump has known about it for months, but did nothing. “First, Donald Trump encouraged Russia to interfere in our democracy, and they did. Now, Russia is secretly paying militants to kill U.S. troops. Trump has known for months but apparently done nothing to stop them,” Duckworth...
    A Senate committee hearing on reopening schools in the fall on Wednesday underscored the level of uncertainty facing American schoolchildren, teachers and parents after most childrens recent school year was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic. Panelists and senators on the bodys Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee considered a broad range of issues including masks, Internet access, literacy and liability as the picture of what the 2020-2021 school year will look like remained murky. Any decision we make has significant...
    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper has been held in contempt by the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission after he didnt appear Thursday at a mandatory hearing, defying orders to do so as the panel considers a Republican complaint that private plane trips he took while governor of Colorado violated the states gift ban. Another hearing will be held Friday morning in Hickenloopers absence to discuss possible sanctions. The committee vote to hold Hickenlooper was a unanimous 5-0, according to KDVR reporter Michael Konopasek. The...
    HAMPTON TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — With masks being mandated by Governor Tom Wolf, facial expressions can be lost and some people who are hard at hearing aren’t able to read lips. Several companies are making masks with clear material around mouths so people can see each other’s faces. This includes one in our area. Rose Morris with Abram’s Nation has been making masks since early in the pandemic. “Just happy to help,” she said while sewing a mask. Within the last...
    Roy MooreAugust will mark the fifth anniversary of when Jeff Sessions first publicly donned a Make America Great Again hat and became the first Republican senator to endorse Donald Trump for the presidency in a rally in his home state of Alabama. Sessions was rewarded for his loyalty by being nominated and confirmed as attorney general for the Trump administration. But the relationship quickly soured in early 2017, when Sessions recused himself from the investigation into Russian interference in the...
    STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JUNE 9, 2016 (State House News Service) – For the third time in as many days, Senate Republicans prevented debate on a wide-ranging police reform bill, but it appears the Senate could launch into its debate on Monday. Sen. Ryan Fattman (R-Sutton) used a procedural motion to postpone debate – asking that all of the nearly 130 amendments to the bill (S 2800) be printed in the Senate calendar. Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester) said there...
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Seeking a political comeback, former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is trying to beat out ex-college football coach Tommy Tuberville in Tuesday’s Republican primary runoff and reclaim the Alabama Senate seat he held for decades. To do that, Sessions also has to go through President Donald Trump. Trump has endorsed Tuberville, whose name recognition comes from his time on the sidelines at Auburn University, and turned decisively against his former Cabinet member, making direct appeals for...
    Former Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard Sessions Senate outlook slides for GOP Supreme Court blocks order that relaxed voting restrictions in Alabama Justice Dept. considering replacing outgoing US attorney in Brooklyn with Barr deputy: report MORE hit back at President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: The most corrupt president in history Trump confirms 2018 US cyberattack on Russian troll farm Trump tweets his support for Goya Foods amid boycott MORE Saturday after the president endorsed...
    (CNN)Jeff Sessions has never lost a race in his life. For two decades, he served as an Alabama senator, pushing a populist agenda from the far right with a deep Southern drawl. But after he became the first senator to endorse Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential race, and his political acumen was rewarded with the job leading the Justice Department, he made a move that ended his relationship with the President and imperiled his chances of holding elected office...
    (CNN)Senate Democratic candidates from Montana to Maine are raising eye-popping amounts of money this year, per campaign officials. Montanas Steve Bullock took in $7.7 million, while Maines Sara Gideon raked in more than $9 million -- and those are just a couple of the big hauls this past quarter. Thats big news given that Democrats need just a net pickup of three to four seats for control of the Senate, depending on who wins the presidential race. Historically, candidates who...
    By KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Seeking a political comeback, former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is trying to beat out ex-college football coach Tommy Tuberville in Tuesday’s Republican primary runoff and reclaim the Alabama Senate seat he held for decades. To do that, Sessions also has to go through President Donald Trump. Trump has endorsed Tuberville, whose name recognition comes from his time on the sidelines at Auburn University, and turned decisively against his former Cabinet...