#Senate Republicans

Scoop: Biden bombs with Manchin

President Biden failed to persuade Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) to agree to spending $3.5 trillion on the Democrats' budget reconciliation package during their Oval Office meeting on Wednesday, people familiar with the matter tell Axios. Why it matters: Defying a president from his own party — face-to-face — is the...
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Biden dials top Democrats as shutdown countdown begins

Democrats are taking their first concrete steps to avert a government shutdown in two weeks, even as they struggle to wrangle a master plan for handling multiple fiscal cliffs ahead. President Joe Biden held a joint call with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday...

Republicans double down on investigating Afghanistan withdrawal while Dems swerve to avoid blaming Biden

House and Senate Republicans are doubling down on their commitment to investigate the decisions leading to President Biden's "disastrous" Afghanistan withdrawal, but Democrats are shying away from publicly blaming Biden and his administration. Secretary of State Antony Blinken appeared at two heated hearings before the House and Senate foreign relations...

Activists march in favor of “Freedom to Vote” Act

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Some Rockford activists are making use of their freedom to pressure the president into make a move on the “Freedom to Vote” Act. In August, Senate Republicans blocked debate on the “Freedom to Vote” Act, saying the bill would give the federal government excessive controls over state and local elections and increase voter fraud. But those at todays finish the job for the people day of action say the freedom to vote act is needed to stop the disenfranchisement of minority voters.

Bickering in Missouri Senate Causes Vetoed Bill by Governor to Stand

(Jefferson City) Governor Parson’s legislative vetoes will stand after a power struggle between some Missouri Senate Republicans and Conservative Caucus members. During the Missouri Legislature’s annual veto session on Wednesday, Senate Republicans bickered for hours over a procedural matter. Ash Grove State Senator Mike Moon attempted to make the unusual...

14 Senate Republicans Tell NH’s DC Delegation: Stand Up To Biden’s Vaccine Mandates

CONCORD, NH – All 14 Republican senators today signed a letter encouraging the members of New Hampshire’s Washington delegation to stand up to the Biden Administration’s recent federal mandates, calling them draconian, restrictive, and harmful to the state. Excerpts include:. “The latest executive overreach is to use the Occupational Health...

Senate Democrats File Lawsuit Against Senate Republican Subpoena

HARRISBURG, PA — The Democratic members of the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee issued the following statement announcing a lawsuit filed Friday against a Senate Republican subpoena of the Department of State, including the request of sensitive personal data of voters:. “The latest ploy by the Senate Republicans is unprecedented and...

After months of back-and-forth, Arizona’s attorney general forced the county to respond to Senate subpoenas or risk losing $676 million in revenue sharing

Arizona’s Maricopa County and the Republican-controlled state Senate have reached an agreement after a months-long dispute relating to a problem-plagued, partisan review of 2020 ballots. The local government had refused to hand over electronic voting equipment logs related to the November 2020 election. The state Senate has been sparring with...