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The Wall Street Journal: Manchin rules out weakening the Senate filibuster

Sen. Joe Manchin, a p.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 8th, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: McConnell agrees to Senate power-sharing agreement

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said that he is ready to move ahead with a Senate power-sharing agreement after two Democratic senators said they won’t support ending the legislative filibuster, a central sticking point for the GOP in the talks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 26th, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: Senate votes to reinstate net neutrality, but odds of restoration remain slim

The Senate voted Wednesday to reinstate Obama-era open-internet rules, handing a symbolic defeat to the Trump administration over its efforts to roll back those regulations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Senate parliamentarian opens door for more Democratic bills to pass

The Senate’s nonpartisan parliamentarian Monday ruled in favor of a Democra.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2021

The Wall Street Journal: McConnell says Trump’s Senate impeachment trial likely to start next Tuesday

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) says he expects to start the impeachment trial for President Trump next Tuesday, after an expected House vote Wednesday to name impeachment managers and send over the articles......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 14th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: How Trump’s reconstituted national-security team shaped Soleimani decision and its execution

Trump said after the strike that killed Soleimani that he’d been under pressure from Senate Republicans he views as important supporters in his impeachment trial, according to associates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Pompeo tells McConnell he won’t seek Senate seat in 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday to definitively say that he wouldn’t run for the Senate in Kansas this year, according to a person close to Pompeo......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 6th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: FAA wants to track most drones flying in U.S. airspace within next 3 years

Aviation regulators want virtually all drones to be remotely identified and tracked in U.S. airspace within three years, under proposed rules that aim to balance law-enforcement and safety concerns with industry interest in an array of commercial uses......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 26th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: China reportedly will lower tariffs on hundreds of products in 2020

China is set to lower tariffs on some imported products from the beginning of 2020, said the state-run Xinhua News Agency on Monday, in a bid to expand imports amid weakening domestic demand......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 22nd, 2019

Report: Kemp, Loeffler met with Trump to discuss Senate seat

Gov. Brian Kemp and Atlanta businesswoman Kelly Loeffler met secretly with President Trump in the White House Sunday over who Kemp will appoint to take Johnny Isakson Senate seat, The Wall Street Journal reports. Kemp wants to name Loeffler, co-owner.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 26th, 2019

Report: Kemp resisting pressure from Trump on Senate appointment

Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is resisting pressure from President Trump on who to appoint to an interim U.S. Senate post, according to people familiar with the selection process, The Wall Street Journal reports. In recent days, the president has .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Feds move to loosen movie distribution rules, which could hurt indie theaters

The Justice Department is moving to terminate legal rules that have governed the movie industry since the late 1940s, a step that could shake up how movies are distributed and the terms on which they hit the big screen......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 18th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook to exempt opinion pieces, satire from its fact-checking rules

Facebook Inc. plans to exempt opinion pieces and satire from its fact-checking program, according to people familiar with the matter, as the social-media giant grapples with how to stop the spread of falsehoods while maintaining its own neutrality......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 30th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Senate votes to end border emergency under which Trump redirected military funds to wall construction

Republicans voting for the measure said they were defending Congress’s prerogative to decide how the government spends taxpayer dollars......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 25th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Spending deal clears Senate, set to get Trump’s signature

A two-year agreement to raise federal spending and at the same time lift the government’s borrowing limit will go to the president’s desk after it passed the Senate with more Democrats voting for it than Republicans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 1st, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Kris Kobach launches bid for Kansas Senate seat

Some Republicans fear his divisive candidacy could cost the party an otherwise solid seat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 8th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: House Democratic leaders end fight and agree to accept Senate border bill

House Democrats on Thursday accepted a Senate border bill, ending an effort to amend the measure as left-wing Democrats objected......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 27th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Among Senate Republicans, ‘not much support’ for Trump’s tariffs on Mexico

Senate Republicans threatened Tuesday to block the White House’s planned tariffs on Mexico, hours after President Donald Trump signaled he was prepared to move ahead with the levies barring a last-minute deal over border security......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 4th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Donald Trump Jr. agrees to limited testimony before Senate panel

Donald Trump Jr. and the Senate Intelligence Committee h.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 14th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Payday lenders mobilize behind rule repeal, including with duplicate supportive comments: consumer group

Payday lenders have been mobilizing their customers to push the federal government to ease Obama-era regulations of the industry, according to research by a consumer advocacy group that favors the rules......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 14th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi won’t seek re-election in 2020

Sen. Mike Enzi (R., Wyo.) said Saturday that he wouldn’t run for re-election in 2020, the latest Senate Republican to announce he would retire rather than seek to keep his seat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 4th, 2019