Republican Sens. Roy Blunt (Mo.), John Cornyn (Texas), Ted Cruz (Texas), and James Lankford (Okla.) on Monday introduced a bill that would make houses of worship eligible for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance program grants.
Republican Sen. Roy Blunt will retain his seat in the Senate after his Democratic challenger Jason Kander conceded the race Tuesday night.
Twenty-seven-year-old Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman on death row had her death sentence canceled and will be released from captivity in Sudan, the Associated Press reported Monday.
Republican lawmakers and foreign policy experts blasted President Barack Obama’s announcement on Tuesday that he would fully withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016 as a move that could embolden the Taliban and eventually lead to a resurgence in violence.