Tag: U.S. Senate

As McCarthy Flounders, McConnell Becomes Longest-Serving Senate Leader

Mitch McConnell is set to make history on Tuesday by becoming the longest-serving Senate leader ever after 16 years of leading the Senate Republican conference. The Kentucky Republican will surpass…

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Cannabis Reform Dead In Congress After Objections From Republicans

Congress won’t include any cannabis provisions in its year-end spending package, dooming the chances of an overhaul of marijuana laws for the foreseeable future. Not only will Congress fail to…

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Sen. Raphael Warnock Wins Georgia Runoff, Handing Democrats A 51-Seat Majority

Sen. Raphael Warnock is projected to win reelection in a runoff on Tuesday night, putting an exclamation mark on Senate Democrats’ midterms performance and handing them a 51-seat majority. Warnock…

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Elon Musk Gives Mocking Response To Senator Demanding Answers About Twitter Impostors

Twitter owner Elon Musk on Sunday deflected questions directed at him by Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) about the social media site’s upended verification system. Musk instead mocked Markey over an…

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Democrats Hold Small But Shrinking Lead In Key Arizona Races

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Democrats maintained small but dwindling leads over their Republican rivals in the races for U.S. Senate and governor, contests that could determine control of the Senate…

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Control Of Congress Unclear With Many Races Still Up For Grabs

Americans will have to wait to learn whether Democrats will maintain control of the House and Senate, allowing President Joe Biden to continue to enact policy and appoint judges, or…

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A Colorado Senate Race Tests The Appeal Of Progressive Populism

PUEBLO, Colo. ― It took only a minute for Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) to say the magic words: “trickle-down economics.” “You remember that trickle-down economics, that supply-side economics, that privileging…

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