Rep. Jackie Rosen, the Democrat vying to unseat Republican senator Dean Heller in Nevada, has profited from investments in petroleum and natural gas, despite heralding “renewable energy” as a cornerstone of her campaign.
Senators from both sides of the aisle have proposed legislation to end the separation of illegal immigrant families, prompting a new battle over how to ensure children’s safety and family integrity while also enforcing the law.
President Donald Trump and his administration continued to aggressively defend its policy of separating children from parents who enter the country illegally as public backlash to the policy intensified and Republicans on Capitol Hill sought a solution.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.) used taxpayer money to pay for travel from a visit to California for a lucrative campaign fundraiser, according to official expenditure reports.
The New York Times reported Tuesday it had opened an investigation into its own reporter after the federal government alleged she had a romantic relationship with a source.
Sen. Bob Menendez, fresh off having won a narrow victory in the New Jersey Democratic primary, has ignored overtures by his defeated opponent to unite the party ahead of the general election in November.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) cancelled August recess Tuesday, saying Democrats have engaged in “historic obstruction” of nominees and legislation.
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine (Va.) signaled his support Friday for legislation to strengthen the power of unions to recruit members and negotiate with employers.