Sen. John Hoeven speaks during a press conference announcing that Midcontinent Communications is bringing gigabit Internet speeds to its customers in the Northern Plains, including the Fargo-Moorhead area According to Politico, a man has been arrested for making death threats to Republican Senators after the terror attack in Orlando. Show More Summary
How Obama’s immigration anarchy facilitates the entry and embedding of terrorists On June 16, 2016 John Brennan, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, testified before a hearing conducted by the Senate Intelligence Committee on the various threats and challenges that confront our nation, including the growth of the Chinese military and its expanding sphere […]
Remember last week when Democratic Representative John Lewis was leading a sit-in with hopes that some kind of common decency would compel House leadership to bring at least one piece of gun legislation up for a vote? As RepublicansShow More Summary
Sen. Marco Rubio who recently renegade on his promise not to run for re-election to his Senate seat in Florida, was asked in many different ways by CBS' Face The Nation host John Dickerson, if Donald Trump was qualified to handle complicated...Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Senator Jeff Sessions released a statement on yesterday’s Brexit vote. As usual, Sessions has his finger on the pulse: [The people’s] strong vote arose not out of fear and pique but out of love for country and pride of place. Show More Summary
Thursday was a huge news day, and so is Friday: The British "Leave" vote, two hugely important Supreme Court decisions, the John Lewis-led gun control sit-in. Lost amid all of it was a procedural Senate vote that, despite the high-profile protest in the House, was actually the most significant moment of the day for advocates of gun legislation. Show More Summary
Yesterday and today, in the wake of the Orlando tragedy -- the nation’s deadliest mass shooting -- more than 80 House and Senate Democrats joined Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), Katherine Clark (D-MA) and David Cicilline (D-RI) to stage a sit-in...Show More Summary
A US Senate proposal to monitor Russian diplomats and hunt for secret assassination plots was an empty gesture designed to make senators look good on national security in an election year, former CIA analyst and whistleblower John Kiriakou told Sputnik.
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven says Grand Forks Air Force Base is one of five bases being considered for the new KC-46 air refueling tanker.
#NoBillNoBreak: DEMOCRATS STAGE SIT-IN ON HOUSE FLOOR FIGHTING FOR COMMON-SENSE GUN LAWS: In the wake of the Orlando tragedy -- the nation’s deadliest mass shooting -- more than 80 House and Senate Democrats joined Rep. John Lewis (D-GA),...Show More Summary
Despite a horrific shooting in an Orlando nightclub that killed 49 people and injured 53, the US Senate on Monday declined to change existing gun laws. Gun law expert Dr. John Donohue spoke with Radio Sputnik about when and if decisive measures on weapons control in the US could take place.
(John Hinderaker) This morning Democrats brought the House’s business to a halt by staging a sit-in in the chamber’s well. They demanded votes on a series of anti-gun measures, presumably the same ones that failed in the Senate. Their...Show More Summary
3E9 sends a link to the news that, frustrated by the failure of Senate Democrats to pass any gun control legislation, John Lewis staged a sit in on the House floor today; “Sometimes you have to do something out of the ordinary. Sometimes you have to make a way out of no way. We have […]
Senate Republicans have given up on defunding Obamacare, but John McCain still thinks it’s going to be electoral gold. In 2016, not 2010. McCain started airing an ad attacking his Democratic challenger, Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, on Obamacare last month, and this month a poll still showed him trailing her by two points. Show More Summary
Bernie Sanders enjoyed his return to the Senate Floor on Monday. Colleagues from both sides of the aisle rushed to shake his hand and pat him on the back. All seemed simply delighted to see him according to Newsweek. Senator John McCain gave Senator Sanders a hearty welcome and a big hug. Show More Summary
Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson thinks he can pick up a good amount of Bernie Sanders supporters — because he agrees with the Vermont senator on many issues. Much of the political conventional wisdom assumes that Johnson,...Show More Summary
On Monday night, the Senate rejected a series of gun control measures introduced by lawmakers following one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history to ensure background checks and prevent suspected terrorists from obtaining weapons. Look around. Show More Summary
Richard Cowan and John Whitesides The U.S. Senate on Monday rejected four measures restricting gun sales after last week’s massacre in an Orlando nightclub, dealing a bitter setback to advocates who have failed to get even modest gun curbs through Congress despite repeated mass shootings. A group of senators was still hoping to forge a [...]Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) This afternoon, the Senate voted on four proposals for increased gun control, two submitted by Republicans and two by Democrats. All four went down to defeat, although both Republican bills had majority support. Senator...Show More Summary
by Alec Goodwin GOP Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio is in a statistical dead heat with his Democratic rival, former Gov. Ted Strickland, but his outside spending advantage is substantial. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) Outside groups -- including...Show More Summary