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Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler to Liquidate, Convert Stock Shares

Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler to Liquidate, Convert Stock Shares

Senator Kelly Loeffler said Wednesday she and her husband are liquidating their investment portfolio following criticism of their sales and purchases of millions of dollars worth of stocks amid the
Trump Allies’ Battle Over Senate Seat Prompts Republican Jitters

Trump Allies’ Battle Over Senate Seat Prompts Republican Jitters

President Donald Trump so far hasn’t been able to head off a drawn-out Republican brawl for a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia that pits two candidates he’s praised against each other and triggered jitters
Trump Impeachment Ally Collins to Challenge GOP Georgia Senator

Trump Impeachment Ally Collins to Challenge GOP Georgia Senator

Representative Doug Collins, one of President Donald Trump’s staunchest supporters during the House impeachment probe, will mount a primary challenge to a fellow Republican in a Georgia Senate race.
Trump UN Pick Is Asked Why She Spent 300 Days Away From Canada Post

Trump UN Pick Is Asked Why She Spent 300 Days Away From Canada Post

President Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations was pressed at her confirmation hearing on why she was away from her current post as envoy to Canada for more than 300 days
Senate Set to Confirm Wilkie for Veterans Affairs Secretary

Senate Set to Confirm Wilkie for Veterans Affairs Secretary

Washington (AP) -- After months of tumult, Pentagon official Robert Wilkie is expected to become secretary of Veterans Affairs when the Senate votes Monday to confirm him, taking on the task of
Trump’s Tariffs Generate Growing Frustration Among GOP Lawmakers

Trump’s Tariffs Generate Growing Frustration Among GOP Lawmakers

There are signs of growing frustration among GOP lawmakers with Donald Trump as he moves forward with new trade tariffs, though they’re not ready to rein in the president’s power.

Trump Pressures GOP Allies to Block Restrictions on Tariff Power

Senate Republicans are under intense White House pressure to quash a bipartisan attempt to curtail President Donald Trump’s authority to impose tariffs on national security grounds.
Trump’s Veterans Affairs Pick Is Planning to Fight for Confirmation, Sources Say

Trump’s Veterans Affairs Pick Is Planning to Fight for Confirmation, Sources Say

President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Veterans Affairs Department plans to pursue confirmation despite a review that a Senate committee opened into allegations of improper behavior and
Trump Signals His Veterans Affairs Nominee May Need to Withdraw

Trump Signals His Veterans Affairs Nominee May Need to Withdraw

President Donald Trump said White House physician Ronny Jackson should consider withdrawing his nomination as Veterans Affairs secretary as a Senate panel opened a review into allegations of improper
Watchdog Report Points to Power Struggle Involving Veterans Affairs Pick

Watchdog Report Points to Power Struggle Involving Veterans Affairs Pick

Washington (AP) -- His nomination in peril, Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson fought Tuesday to convince lawmakers of his leadership abilities as more details of accusations against him emerged,
Pompeo Wins Surprise Support by Senate Panel to Lead State Department

Pompeo Wins Surprise Support by Senate Panel to Lead State Department

A divided Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted in favor of Mike Pompeo to be the next secretary of state, paving the way for the CIA director to gain approval from the full Senate later this week
This Short Seller Pressed ‘Tweet.’ Then the FBI Showed Up

This Short Seller Pressed ‘Tweet.’ Then the FBI Showed Up

Cohodes’s posts were ‘threat to my life,’ says MiMedx’s Petit; rival sees overreach by the feds.
Democrats Gain Ground in Senate With Arrival of Doug Jones

Democrats Gain Ground in Senate With Arrival of Doug Jones

Two new Democrats arrived in the U.S. Senate Wednesday, reducing the Republican majority to one vote and lifting the number of women in the chamber to a record level.
Tax Reform Losers From Biofuels to Coal to Get Second Chance

Tax Reform Losers From Biofuels to Coal to Get Second Chance

Energy lobbyists, who failed to get a range of expired breaks for biofuels to coal-fired power plants into the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul bill making its way through Congress, may get a second chance
Menendez Mistrial Leaves U.S. With Choice: Retry or Give Up?

Menendez Mistrial Leaves U.S. With Choice: Retry or Give Up?

The mistrial in the corruption case of Senator Robert Menendez leaves prosecutors with a vexing decision: Retry him or fuhgeddaboudit?
These Are the GOP’s Options for Keeping Roy Moore Out of the Senate

These Are the GOP’s Options for Keeping Roy Moore Out of the Senate

It’s too late to take his name off the ballot.