Tag: US Senate

MAGA Notables Descend on Nevada to Back Laxalt for Senate as Primary Nears

LAS VEGAS—Colt Ford’s concert may have been the marquee attraction at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country Friday night, but hours before the country rapper took the stage, another traveling show had the club quaking and shaking. The “I Told You So Tour” headlined by Donald Trump Jr. and featuring an assembly of MAGAverse luminaries, drew on old…


White House Fires Dr. Oz From Presidential Council Amid US Senate Race

U.S. Senate candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz, best known among Americans as the daytime TV host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” announced on Wednesday the Biden administration fired him from the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition. “One week and three different explanations later, President [Joe] Biden finally informed me today why he fired me…


Missouri Rep. Billy Long Joins Crowded US Senate Race

Missouri Rep. Billy Long (R-Mo.) is going after a seat in the state’s upcoming U.S. Senate race, the GOP congressman said on Tuesday. “I am entering the race for the United States Senate. I followed Roy Blunt into the House, I have his congressional seat,” Long declared as he announced his candidacy on Tucker Carlson’s Fox…


Senators Make Final Tweaks to Infrastructure Bill, Expect Passage This Week

WASHINGTON—The Senate on Sunday worked to finalize legislation to forge ahead with a sweeping $1 trillion spending plan for roads, rail lines, high-speed internet, and other infrastructure, with some senators predicting final passage later this week. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the text was “being finalized imminently,” and the Senate could soon start voting…


Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

The U.S. Senate unanimously voted on Feb. 12 to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Eugene Goodman, the Capitol police officer who has been hailed for his role in steering protesters away from the Senate chambers during the Jan. 6 breach of the Capitol building. The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest honor Congress can…


Capitol Police Officer Goodman Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

The U.S. Senate unanimously voted on Feb. 12 to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Eugene Goodman, the Capitol police officer who’s been hailed for his role in steering protesters away from the Senate chambers during the Jan. 6 breach of the Capitol building. The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest honor that Congress can…