Florida senate race recount triggered

Florida senate race recount triggered

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Democrat Bill Nelson (left) and Republican Rick Scott (right) are locked in a tight race for Florida senate Two days after the US mid-term elections, Florida’s senate race remains unresolved, along with several others across the country. Though outgoing Governor Rick Scott claimed victory over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson on…

Absolutely all bets are off at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Kavanaugh’s accuser

Absolutely all bets are off at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Kavanaugh’s accuser

President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will face a Senate grilling after Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in high school, testifies at a live hearing on Thursday. The hearing serves as a culmination of a wild, ugly, and very public trial in the court of public opinion that…

New Senate Intelligence Committee report backs up the intel community’s findings on Russian election meddling, and flies in the face of Trump’s attacks

New Senate Intelligence Committee report backs up the intel community’s findings on Russian election meddling, and flies in the face of Trump’s attacks

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s initial report on the intelligence community’s January 2017 assessment of Russia’s election meddling found the assessment was „a sound intelligence product.” AP Photo/Susan Walsh Sign up for the latest Russia investigation updates here» The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report on Tuesday largely underlining what the US intelligence community said in…

The Senate just released roughly 1,800 of pages of interviews about Donald Trump Jr.’s 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer — here are the highlights

The Senate just released roughly 1,800 of pages of interviews about Donald Trump Jr.’s 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer — here are the highlights

Donald Trump Jr. John Moore/Getty Images The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday released hundreds of pages of transcripts from interviews regarding a controversial June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer who was said to have offered dirt on Hillary Clinton, then the Democratic presidential nominee. The meeting has…

US Senate votes to roll back banking rules

US Senate votes to roll back banking rules

Image copyright Getty Images The US Senate has passed a bill to roll back banking regulations put in place in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The bill exempts banks with less than $250bn in assets from strict oversight under the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010. The draft legislation was approved in a 67-31 vote…