Senate

The Massachusetts Senator has also introduced a “Wealth Tax” proposal, where those “with assets valued at $50 million or more” would be taxed at 2%, with billionaires paying more taxes.   Senator Elizabeth Warren, at a rally outside a mill in Lawrence, Massachusetts, has officially announced she is running for the Democratic nomination for president. Warren […]

Incumbent Senator Sherrod Brown faces a challenge from Republican Representative Jim Renacci in Ohio’s Senate race. Fox 8 was there when Senator Brown cast his ballot just after 9:15 a.m. on Election Day at the Mill Creek Community Center. Representative Jim Renacci voted at 10 a.m. at his precinct in Wadsworth. If you’re still undecided, you can see Fox […]

Congress came to a temporary spending agreement to tend the government shutdown earlier this week (contingent upon a future DACA deal), but this didn’t end well for President Trump because Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer later took the border wall funding offer “off the table.” This has now led to the White House dropping a new proposal for a “path to […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel is dropping out of the U.S. Senate race for Sherrod Brown’s seat. Mandel has cited his wife’s health as the reason. The Republican said he will serve out his current term as state treasurer. He released the following statement: Friends & Family, Over a year ago, I launched […]

The day after former A Prairie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor insisted that Sen. Al Franken not resign over multiple accusations of sexual misconduct, the Associated Press reports that he has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio following allegations of “inappropriate behavior.” In an email to the syndicated news outlet, Keillor claimed he had been fired over “a story that I think is […]

On Friday the GOP’s latest attempt to repeal and replace Obama’s signature legislation, proved to be unsuccessful.   On Friday with a 49-51 vote, GOP Senate members were again thwarted in their attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare. Three GOP Senators, John McCain (R-Arizona), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), along with all Senate Democrats voted against the bill, offering a […]

In a tight 51-50 vote, the Senate voted to start the process of repealing Obamacare.   In a tight 51-50 vote, the Republican-dominated Senate voted to start the process of repealing Obamacare. Only two Republicans—Susan Collins (Maine) and Lisa Murkowski(Alaska)— sided with Democrats, leaving Vice President Pence to break the tie. According to CNN, as the vote began, protesters in […]

WASHINGTON – The Senate narrowly agreed to take up Obamacare repeal legislation Tuesday, as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell cajoled enough of his Republican colleagues to vote to move forward despite having no idea what the final bill will look like. Without a single Democratic vote, 50 Republicans voted to begin Senate debate on a House-passed […]

When President Trump stumbles upon a phrase he likes, he runs it into the ground. “Fake news” might be Trump’s go-to term, but “witch hunt” has been steadily climbing the charts all year. The President’s usage has really ramped up this summer (including several instances of all-caps) as more and more revelations and leaks from the various Russian investigations have been […]

WASHINGTON — Vice President Pence cast a tie-breaking Senate vote Thursday to advance legislation that would allow states to withhold federal funds from Planned Parenthood and other health care providers that perform abortions. The Senate, after a procedural vote, will now proceed to a measure that would dismiss an Obama-era rule banning states from denying […]

President Barack Obama says the Democratic Party needs to be rebuilt from the ground up.

The “Criminal Minds” star set the record straight during a recent interview.   Actor Shemar Moore’s sexuality has sparked a lot of speculation. The Criminal Minds star set the record straight during a recent interview, claiming that he’s not gay. “I just think it’s all silly. If you’re gay, you’re gay. I’m not, and I […]