Dems look to make climate a midterm issue
Senate Democrats predicted yesterday that climate change would become a "supercharged" issue at the ballot box in November, as Hurricane Michael wreaked havoc on the Gulf Coast shortly after an international group of scientists issued a dire warning about rising temperatures across the planet.
Could Zinke be headed for U.N. job?
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was set to meet today with President Trump amid abrupt speculation that the former Navy SEAL officer was under consideration to serve as the nation's next ambassador to the United Nations.
Murkowski 'moving forward' from Kavanaugh vote
President Trump and Alaska Republicans are unhappy with Sen. Lisa Murkowski's opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but history suggests she may survive the fallout.
With Collins and Manchin, Kavanaugh heads to confirmation
Maine Sen. Susan Collins this afternoon announced she will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, all but locking up sufficient support by Republicans to seat the embattled nominee to the nation's highest court.
Murkowski, Manchin upend Kavanaugh calculus
Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) this morning bucked their parties' leadership on a procedural vote on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. A final roll call is set for tomorrow, but leaders now face questions over whether they can muster the 50 votes necessary for confirmation.