Gina Haspel, the current acting director of the CIA, was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to be the agency’s first female director, despite opposition from the majority of Democrats.
Alabama Sen. Doug Jones (D.) announced Tuesday that he would join his Democratic colleagues in opposing the confirmation of Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency.
As the United States Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem is dedicated on Monday, not one Congressional Democrat will be in attendance.
In recent polling of 12 battleground states, generic Republican Senate candidates lead in seven states by an average of 6.3 percent.
Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who is facing a serious primary challenge in California, has jettisoned a long-held political stance that had put her at odds with the increasingly left-leaning electorate in her state.
Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, who resigned from the U.S. Senate in January amid sexual misconduct allegations, used his first public appearance since resigning to lambast Silicon Valley’s leading technology titans and call for greater regulation in the realm of data privacy.
Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein has refused an invitation to debate her principal opponents in California’s senatorial primary because there are too many candidates in the race, her campaign spokesman said Thursday.
Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly (Ind.) announced on Monday that he will vote to confirm CIA Director Mike Pompeo as the new secretary of state.
Executives at Mylan N.V., the pharmaceutical company that drew controversy for increasing the price of EpiPen devices nearly 400 percent, donated heavily to Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin’s reelection campaign as the company planned to lay off more than 400 workers in his home state of West Virginia.