In Congress Thursday morning, a U.S. senator proposed spending nearly a billion dollars to acquire an icebreaker – and that senator was not from Alaska.
Now that he’s a senator, the Marines have removed him from his assignment as a commander, saying it’s incompatible with congressional office.
The “It’s On Us” campaign, which includes several new public service announcements, is backed by the NCAA and promoted by media giant Viacom.
A Democratic effort to override the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on contraceptive coverage failed in the Senate on Wednesday.
McCain’s two-day visit was overshadowed by reports that the U.S. National Security Agency was granted permission in 2010 to spy on Modi’s political party.
The Arizona Republic says: “Saturday’s censure came two weeks after the Maricopa County Republican Party passed a resolution to censure the senator on a 1,150-to-351 vote.
There was high drama Thursday on the floor of the Senate as Democrats significantly changed the way business in the chamber is done.
– Friday at 8:00 pm – Senator Mark Begich will speak on Arctic Issues in this Juneau World Affairs Council event taped in Juneau with questions from the local audience.
A federal appeals court has rejected an effort by the CIA to deny it has any documents about a U.S. drone program that has killed terrorists overseas, ruling that the agency is stretching the law too far and asking judges “to give their imprimatur to a fiction of deniability that no reasonable person would regard as plausible.”
As he rose to begin his nearly 13-hour filibuster Wednesday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said “no American should be killed by a drone on American soil without first being charged with a crime, without first being found to be guilty by a court.”