Ben Sasse

2020 Dems Poised to Vote Down Care for Abortion Survivors

Senate will vote on newborn protections Monday

Senate Republicans are again pushing for a bill to protect newborns who survive abortions in a vote that could force top Democratic presidential candidates to stake out an extreme position on the issue or risk angering abortion groups.

GOP Senators: Treat Drug Cartels As Terror Groups

Bill cites Nov. 4 killing of Mormon family

A group of Republican senators is pushing for the United States to treat drug cartels the way it does terrorist organizations following the massacre of nine American women and children in Mexico.

Sasse Slams ‘Plain, Unadulterated Anti-Catholic Bigotry’ in Senate

Democratic senators criticized nominee's membership in Knights of Columbus

Sen. Ben Sasse (R., Neb.) slammed the "plain, unadulterated anti-Catholic bigotry" on display in the confirmation process of Brian Buescher, who was nominated to serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, prior to the Senate voting to confirm Buescher.

Senate Makes Earmark Ban Permanent

Sen. Ben SasseA Republican initiative in the Senate, led by Sen. Ben Sasse (R., Neb.), passed an amendment on Thursday renewing and codifying a Congressional ban on earmarking bills.