Mark McCloskey told Politico he was considering running to represent Missouri in the US Senate. Sen. Roy Blunt is not seeking reelection in 2022.
GOP Sen. Roy Blunt on Sunday rejected calls for President Donald Trump to resign, insisting that the president should complete his term in office. On the CBS program “Face the Nation,” Blunt said, “No,” when asked if he would call on Trump to resign. “Well, it would be up to […]
Senate Republicans on Wednesday voted to change the rules for confirming judges and other positions, reducing the required debate time from 30 hours to two. Only two Republicans voted against the rule change. Senate Republicans have been confirming Trump’s judicial nominees at a breakneck speed for years and now will […]
The Senate passed a sexual harassment reform bill on Thursday by unanimous consent. The legislation streamlines the harassment claims process and stops settlements from being paid for by taxpayer dollars. The Senate passed a bill to address sexual harassment accusations on Capitol Hill Thursday, moving forward on legislation that had […]
Republicans and Democrats are fighting back and forth in the Senate over the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. The process has resulted in considerable animosity between the two parties, leading some lawmakers to think there could be real damage done. WASHINGTON – Throughout every fight, even the ugliest ones, […]
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has managed to stay alive in Washington, despite a laundry list of scandals and allegations of taxpayer abuse and improprieties. Republican lawmakers shrug off the scandals as unhelpful and distracting, but by and large support the policies that Pruitt is implementing at the EPA. […]
US President Donald Trump called for increasing the minimum age for all gun purchases to 21, bringing long guns onto the same level as handgun laws. Lawmakers are sceptical about the plan making its way through a divided Senate and a considerably more conservative House. WASHINGTON – Among the handful […]