Oregon gov. sends police after GOP senators who fled Capitol

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown deployed the state police Thursday to try to round up Republican lawmakers who fled the Capitol in an attempt to block a vote on a landmark climate plan that would be the second of its kind in the nation. Minority Republicans want the cap-and-trade proposal aimed at […]

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The Latest: Trump’s reaction to Senate vote? ‘VETO!’

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Congress and President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall (all times local): 3:25 p.m. President Donald Trump has one thing to say after the Republican-led Senate voted to block his national emergency declaration for border wall funding: “VETO!” Trump tweeted the one-word response Thursday after the Senate voted 59-41 in favor […]

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Hiram R. Revels is the first African American to serve in the United States Senate.

Synopsis: Hiram R. Revels was born on September 27, 1827, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Revels was a minister who, in 1870, became the first African-American United States senator, representing the state of Mississippi. He served for a year before leaving to become the president of a historically black college. Revels died on January 16, 1901, […]

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Talks Over Border Security Break Down, Imperiling Effort to Prevent Shutdown

Bipartisan talks to reach a border security agreement have stalled, lawmakers and aides said on Sunday, imperiling efforts to prevent another government shutdown days before the Friday deadline. Senator Richard C. Shelby of Alabama, the Republican chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and a key figure in the negotiations, confirmed the impasse on Sunday, saying […]

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Beyonce’ Is Blamed for Beto O’Rourke Loss

Everyone is blaming Beyoncé for Beto O’Rourke not being selected for Senate.  People are disappointed because she posted a picture wear a hat that said “BETO for Senate” after most of the people already voted yesterday.  The post on “Twitter” was  done hours before the polling station closed.  Many feel she should have posted the […]

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