A Republican California lawmaker was forcibly removed from the state Senate floor on Thursday after she refused to stop her speech.
Democratic Senators have been avoiding town halls with their constituents, even though ten of them are up for re-election in 2018.
Right before Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) took to the Senate floor on Tuesday night to read Coretta Scott King’s 1986 letter to oppose Jeff Sessions for attorney general, her publishing company tweeted out the release date of her new book, “This Fight Is Our Fight.”
On Tuesday night, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) invoked a rare, obscure Senate rule to stop Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) during a speech on the Senate floor in which she attacked colleague Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.).
Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) told radio host Hugh Hewitt on Wednesday that his colleague Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) needs “a little more seasoning and experience” as Senate minority leader.
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
A senate panel has narrowly voted in favor of the nomination of Rex Tillerson, President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, paving the way for a full vote on his confirmation.