(WASHINGTON) -- Accusations of a former House speaker elbowing a member. A senator challenging a witness to physical fight during a hearing.Two tense moments played out in both chambers on Tuesday -- and that was all before two members of the House Judiciary Committee got... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- U.S. officials are investigating after a state senator boarded a flight to Hong Kong with an unloaded firearm in his carry-on luggage.Washington state Sen. Jeff Wilson was arrested in Hong Kong last week after discovering the firearm in his carry-on luggage... Read More.
(MOAB, Utah) -- The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating a small plane crash that killed all four occupants -- North Dakota state Sen. Doug Larsen, his wife and their two children -- in Moab, Utah, according to officials.North Dakota... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Just a few hours before the midnight deadline, the Senate overwhelmingly voted to keep the government open for 45 more days by a vote of 88-9. Only two senators were not present: Michigan Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow and South Carolina Republican Sen.... Read More.
On Monday, June 5, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) hosted a roundtable discussion in Everett about Snohomish County’s fentanyl crisis with first responders, local elected leaders, city officials, Tribal leaders, health specialists, law enforcement, and members of the community who have been personally impacted... Read More.
Today, June 5th, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) is hosting a roundtable discussion in Everett about Snohomish County’s fentanyl crisis with Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers, first responders, local elected leaders, city officials, Tribal leaders, health specialists, law enforcement, and members of the community... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A New Hampshire man was arrested last week and charged with threatening to kill a U.S. senator, federal prosecutors said.Brian Landry, a 66-year-old from Franklin, New Hampshire, allegedly left a threatening voicemail at the senator's district office on May 17, which was... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., on Thursday called for firings at the Federal Reserve over the central bank's failure to regulate Silicon Valley Bank in the run-up to its collapse.The imperative from Scott came during Senate testimony from Michael Barr, the Fed's vice... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Senators from both parties slammed former Silicon Valley Bank CEO Greg Becker at a hearing on Tuesday, accusing him of mismanagement that they say was fueled by short-term profits and the millions he stood to gain in compensation.In a particularly heated exchange,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As Congress considers banning TikTok amid growing fears over potential data privacy issues and Chinese government intrusion, some states are taking matters into their own hands to regulate social media access.Last week, Utah became the first state to pass a law... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin warned Tuesday that military readiness could be impaired by the growing list of senior military nominations being blocked by Alabama Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville over his opposition to a Pentagon abortion policy."Not approving the recommendation for promotions actually creates... Read More.
Shortly after midnight on March 16, a train derailed near the Swinomish Casino along the Padilla Bay waterfront. In total, there were seven cars in the train, including two locomotives, one buffer car, and four tank cars. The two locomotives derailed, one of which... Read More.