Senate

Dreamstime
Ian Bush
May 16, 2018 - 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — A measure that would overturn the repeal of net neutrality has passed in the Senate, with three Republicans joining the entire Democratic caucus. While the House is likely to give it the thumbs-down, that might not matter much to its supporters in Congress. "We're going...
Read More
The Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo to be the next Secretary of State.
Pool via CNN
April 26, 2018 - 4:34 pm
By Lauren Fox, Deirdre Walsh and Laura Koran (CNN) -- Mike Pompeo was sworn in as the 70th US secretary of state Thursday, after the Senate voted to confirm him, 57-42, installing the former CIA Director as the nation's top diplomat at a time when several high stakes negotiations are underway...
Read More
The Senate voted to change longstanding rules to allow newborns onto the Senate floor during votes.
CNN
April 19, 2018 - 3:56 pm
By Saba Hamedy, CNN (CNN) -- Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth made history on Thursday as she became the first senator to cast a vote on the Senate floor with her newborn by her side. Senate lawmakers narrowly voted, 50 to 49, to confirm GOP Rep. James Bridenstine to be the next NASA administrator...
Read More
Pennsylvania Capitol
Tony Romeo
April 18, 2018 - 4:55 pm
The Pennsylvania Senate has passed a bill that would, for the first time, make repeated convictions for DUI a felony offense. The bill, approved overwhelmingly by the Senate, is sponsored by suburban Philadelphia Republican John Rafferty. “Pennsylvania is still one of only four states that does not...
Read More
Office of U.S. Senator Bob Casey
Kristen Johanson
April 11, 2018 - 9:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Democratic Senators in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey are asking for more money to get additional cops on the streets, throughout the country and in our area. Along with other several other U.S. Senators, both Bob Casey and Bob Menendez have asked leaders within...
Read More

Pages