Last week, The Intercept’s Lee Fang and Spencer Woodman published a story about how the family of U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, whose husband is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, funneled millions of dollars to their family foundation from their own offshore tax shelters, which are incorporated…
With just weeks to go before the Trump administration’s self-imposed deadline to end the DACA program comes and goes, a suite of bipartisan measures aimed at addressing the United States’ immigration system were roundly rejected by the Senate on Thursday.
Less than 24 hours after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rolled Democrats into voting to reopen the government in exchange for his promise to revisit legislation on DACA, his fellow congressional Republicans are already pumping the brakes on any potential immigration fix.
Before last Friday’s shutdown of the federal government, Republicans were always quick to note that they had nothing but compassion and sympathy for DACA recipients who were brought to the United States as young children.
Despite New York Senator Chuck Schumer’s claim that the Senate has “yet to reach a path forward” on a bipartisan bill to end the government shutdown that somehow satisfies both the pro- and anti-immigration blocs of the Senate, Politico reports that the Senate will vote at noon on Monday “on a bill to reopen the…
The United States government has shut down for the second time in five years.
President Donald Trump, Mr. Art of The Deal, invited Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to talk about making a deal to keep the government open today. Here’s how that went.
On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell touted this victory for the working classes on Twitter:
J.D. Vance—whose book Hillbilly Elegy was lauded as the best Trump Voter Explainer™ by liberals and conservatives alike during the 2016 election, is reportedly being urged by Mitch McConnell to jump into the Ohio Senate race.
Here’s a funny old thing: Doug Jones’ victory last night means there will be one fewer Republican in the Senate, which could—should—mean one less vote for the massive handout to donors that is the GOP tax bill. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Luther Strange, the interim senator currently occupying the…
Minnesota Democrat Al Franken announced his resignation from the Senate on Thursday after eight women came forward in recent weeks to accuse him of unwanted sexual advances.
In less than 48 hours, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has given us two big reasons to despise him.
If Jeff Flake is such a bold and independent thinker, he sure has an odd way of showing it!
In a story published on Thursday morning, Los Angeles news anchor Leeann Tweeden accused Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken of sexual misconduct while on an overseas trip more than a decade ago.
After a fifth woman came forward on Monday to accuse Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexually assaulting her when she was 16—coupled with new reporting that Moore was literally banned from the local mall for scoping out teen girls—Republican leaders in Washington are in full-on damage control, but they may…
Google, Facebook and Twitter, three of the country’s most prominent tech companies, all testified before Congress this week that they had unintentionally been part of an alleged Russian operation to spread misinformation and propaganda during the 2016 presidential elections. On Saturday, Republican Senate Majority…