McConnell calls Democrat Kyrsten Sinema ‘the most effective first-term senator’

McConnell calls Democrat Kyrsten Sinema ‘the most effective first-term senator’

(WASHINGTON) -- Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on Monday doubled down on her controversial support for the filibuster and displayed her unconventional friendship with Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell during a speech hosted by the Republican in his home state of Kentucky. Speaking at the McConnell Center at the University…
Senate stumbles toward government shutdown with impasse over energy policy

Senate stumbles toward government shutdown with impasse over energy policy

(WASHINGTON) -- Congress has just three legislative days remaining to avert a fast-approaching government shutdown at the end of the week, and much of its ability to keep the government running will depend upon whether lawmakers can navigate an impasse over energy policy. In the few days that remain, Senate…
Biden to propose new rule requiring airlines to disclose extra fees upfront

Biden to propose new rule requiring airlines to disclose extra fees upfront

(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Monday is expected to announce a new proposed rule that would allow fliers to see the total cost of an airline ticket, including extra fees, before they click on "purchase." Under the proposed rule, airlines and travel search websites would have to disclose fees…
Cheney says she’ll campaign against Lake, Mastriano because of their election denials

Cheney says she’ll campaign against Lake, Mastriano because of their election denials

(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Outgoing Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., reiterated this weekend that she would campaign against election deniers, singling out Republican gubernatorial nominees in Arizona and Pennsylvania who've floated conspiracy theories about the 2020 presidential race. Cheney, who lost her primary last month to a challenger endorsed by former President…
Cheney says she’ll campaign against Lake, Mastriano because of their election denials

Cheney says she’ll campaign against Lake, Mastriano because of their election denials

(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Outgoing Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., reiterated this weekend that she would campaign against election deniers, singling out Republican gubernatorial nominees in Arizona and Pennsylvania who've floated conspiracy theories about the 2020 presidential race. Cheney, who lost her primary last month to a challenger endorsed by former President…