Earlier today, Mitch McConnell unveiled the Senate version of the AHCA. Rumors started flying that several Republicans were already against it, and with all forty-eight Democrats and Independents in the … Continued
Now that AHCA has passed the house, an even bigger uphill battle awaits the law: the U.S. Senate. Republicans hold a slim 2-seat majority in the Senate, and can afford … Continued
With the UN and Supreme Court confirmations thrown in for good measure: Note: Luther Strange faces a special election this year, which has already drawn a considerable crowd into the … Continued
After yesterday’s cloture vote, the Senate has debated and will vote on President Trump’s second choice to head the Department of Labor, Alexander Acosta, at 6pm. Nine Democrats crossed over … Continued
This morning at 11:30am, the Senate will vote on whether or not to invoke cloture on the Acosta nomination. Mr. Acosta was President Donald Trump’s second choice, announced after Andrew … Continued
From Mattis through Rosenstein, twenty-one confirmation votes have occurred on the Senate floor, filling every major Cabinet position but the Secretary of Labor (to be held by week’s end), a … Continued
The Senate confirmed Rod Rosenstein overwhelmingly today as the Deputy Attorney General. The full Senate breakdown can be found below.
Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was confirmed as President Trump’s Secretary of Agriculture overwhelmingly, with only the most liberal members of the Senate voting in opposition.
After yesterday’s string of votes which ended the filibuster on Supreme Court nominations and saw Mr. Gorsuch receive a 55-45 vote on cloture, the Senate is expected to confirm him … Continued
After the rule change just voted on in the Senate, a simple majority will invoke cloture and set up the final confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.