Nov 30 (Reuters) – A Democratic senator and chair of a key committee on Wednesday pressed U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen for help in securing legislation to better regulate cryptocurrency, the latest sign of pressure for tougher regulations following the collapse of crypto exchange FTX.

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The Democratic leader of the U.S. Senate urged lawmakers on Monday to back his proposal to bar the U.S. government from doing business with companies that use semiconductors made by producers the Pentagon considers Chinese military contractors. “If American business wants the federal government to buy their products or services, […]

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – The race for the West Virginia U. S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Joe Manchin could set the field for other races, possibly the office of President of the United States. Greg Noone On WAJR’s “Talk of the Town,” Director of the Fairmont State University National Security and Intelligence Program and […]

Early voting in Georgia runoff election for US Senate Polls in some Georgia counties opened on Saturday. Several counties are offering early voting on Saturday in the Georgia runoff election for the U.S. Senate race between Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker. The Georgia Supreme Court ultimately sided with Georgia Democrats to […]

DALLAS, Texas (TEXAS TRIBUNE) – Herschel Walker, the former Dallas Cowboys running back and Republican candidate running for a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia, is slated to get a tax break on his $3 million residence in a Dallas-Fort Worth suburb — potentially running afoul of Texas tax law. According to Tarrant County property and […]

A US Senate antitrust panel will go ahead with a hearing on the lack of competition in the country’s ticketing industry after Ticketmaster’s problems last week managing the sale of Taylor Swift tickets. Ticketmaster’s parent company, Live Nation, has blamed presale problems for Swift’s Eras tour – the pop superstar’s first US tour in five […]

Lisa Murkowski greets supporters during her election night party on Nov. 8 in downtown Anchorage. (Wesley Early/Alaska Public Media) Lisa Murkowski defeated a conservative challenger to win reelection to the U.S. Senate,  defying former President Donald Trump’s promise to make her pay for voting to convict him at his second impeachment. With ranked choices tabulated […]

Lisa Murkowski at a press conference at the 2022 Arctic Encounters symposium in Anchorage (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media) Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is now ahead of GOP challenger Kelly Tshibaka by 968 votes in updated election results Friday, which leaves her almost certain to win re-election.  Her lead is likely to grow once […]

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell walks to his office at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republicans, who failed to win control of the chamber in last week’s midterm elections, on Wednesday voted to keep Mitch McConnell as their caucus […]

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Wednesday will hold an initial vote on legislation to protect the right to same-sex marriage, spurred by concerns that a conservative Supreme Court could reverse its earlier decision that made it legal nationwide. The bill, which is expected to pass the Senate, would serve as a […]

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