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GOP Senators Join Sessions' Fight to Demand Harry Reid Allow Vote on Anti-Executive Amnesty Bills

Several GOP senators are rallying behind a call from Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to pressure Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid into allowing a Senate vote on the House-passed bill that would block President Obama’s executive amnesty. Show More Summary

Democrats launches $9.1 million ad campaign in North Carolina

North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis has a pretty devastating record for hacking and slashing his way through the state's budget. The Democratic Senate Campaign Committee thinks it's worth $9.1 million in advertising to demonstrate to the state just how bad it's been. Show More Summary

Exclusive–Sessions: Melt Down Senate's Phone Lines, Force Reid to Allow Vote on Executive Amnesty

Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is throwing down the gauntlet again. He is calling on every American citizen to call their U.S. senators and demand to know where they stand on President Barack Obama’s planned executive amnesty. Show More Summary

Alabama Tea Parties Thank Jeff Sessions for Fighting Amnesty

A core group of grassroots leaders throughout Alabama has written to Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to thank him for fighting so hard against amnesty. “We are writing to express our gratitude for your steadfast commitment to upholding our U.S. Show More Summary

EXCLUSIVE: Sessions Praises House for Standing Strong, Warns Senate Democrats: You Will All 'Be Held to Account' on Amnesty

Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) praised House Republicans late Friday evening for standing strong on immigration and warned Democrats in Congress that they will be held accountable for supporting amnesty for illegal aliens. Show More Summary

Hill Source: Sessions 'Very Encouraged' by House Immigration Bill Changes

"Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) isn't saying either way whether he's backing the new House immigration bill, but a hill source tells Breitbart News that he's "very encouraged" by what's happened thus far on Friday. Show More Summary

Jeff Sessions Kills Senate's Border Funding Bill

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the Ranking Member on the Budget Committee, killed the Senate's $3.6 billion border funding bill on Thursday evening after Democrats could not get enough votes to waive his budget point of order. After Sessions raised the point of order because the legislation violated the Budget Control Act, Sen. Show More Summary

Jeff Sessions: John Boehner 'Surrenders to a Lawless President'

Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) said in a statement Tuesday that House Speaker John Boehner’s border crisis working group’s legislation is a “surrender” to a “lawless president.” “The Obama Administration...Show More Summary

Sessions: Melt Congress' Phone Lines, Stop Obama's Executive Amnesty Plans

Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is putting a call out to the American people: He needs help to kill President Barack Obama’s plans to grant executive amnesty to millions of illegal aliens. Sessions wants...Show More Summary

Jeff Sessions: Boehner Group's Border Plan an 'Institutional Surrender' to Obama's 'Planned Illegality'

Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), an immigration hawk, shredded House Speaker John Boehner's working group border crisis recommendations in a Wednesday afternoon statement, calling Boehner’s plan an “institutional surrender to the planned illegality” of President Barack Obama. Show More Summary

Sessions to Congress: Back Ted Cruz or Remain 'Complicit' in 'Nullification of Border'

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee and a key immigration hawk, took to the Senate floor on Monday afternoon to attack the efforts by President Barack Obama to grant amnesty via executive order to millions of illegal aliens. Show More Summary

EXCLUSIVE - Sessions Warns All of Congress: Obama's New Immigration Strategy 'Threatens Foundation of Our Constitutional Republic'

Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has warned all of his colleagues in Congress that President Barack Obama’s new immigration strategy—his plans to legalize millions of illegal alien adults through executive power—could destroy America as we know it. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: Senate Hearing on Immigration Budget Request

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell will testify before a Senate committee on Thursday, July 10, regarding President Barack Obama's emergency supplemental budget request to address the unaccompanied children being held at the U.S. border with Mexico.

The NC Senate: the only place you can walk out on your job without worrying about being fired

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Apparently the term "at will" means something different to Republicans: McCrory heaped praise on House Speaker Thom Tillis for calling teachers and superintendents to testify to the budget conference committee that is working out differences...Show More Summary

Eight Questions about Two Appropriations Bills

Both House and Senate Appropriations Committees approved bills to fund the State Department and foreign assistance in FY15 last week. Thanks to the bipartisan budget deal reached back in December, the committees agreed to similar topline spending levels. Show More Summary

NC Senate threatens to subpoena Art Pope

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Too many bullies on the playground: Pope complained that a Senate spokesman wrongly accused him of withholding budget information; the Senate in turn threatened to subpoena Pope if he didn’t appear at a committee meeting Thursday morning. Pope wrote back that he was happy to attend. Show More Summary

Murray, Mikulski blazing trail for future female leaders

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

From their perches as chairs of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committees, Patty Murray and Barbara Mikulski have effectively — but quietly — put a moratorium on the successive fiscal crises that dominated Washington between 2011 and 2013. That makes Murray and Mikulski not just powerful women senators. That makes them powerful U.S. senators, period.

Sylvia Mathews Burwell confirmed as secretary of Health and Human Services

Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget Sylvia Mathews Burwell testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health Committee May 8, 2014. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images BREAKING: The Senate has confirmed...Show More Summary

Weak-Willed Quote of the Day

Paul Sarlo (D 36) Chair of the Senate Budget Committee says, "I know Democrats want to hear you talk about a millionaires tax. I want to be realistic... We could talk about it, we could do it, and [Christie] could veto it. All that does is put everything on hold." Legislative leaders should lead, not whine that Christie would reject their proposals. Show More Summary

Report: 1 in 8 American Men of Prime Working Age Not in Labor Force

A record number of men ages 25 through 54 are not in the labor force, according to an analysis of government data by Senate Budget Committee Republican staff. According to the analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data, there are 61.1...Show More Summary

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