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Senate Passes Coronavirus Emergency Funding Package

Approximately 85 percent of the funding will be spent domestically.

WASHINGTON–The United States Senate passed an emergency funding package to help combat the current coronavirus outbreak. The $8.3 billion package includes $2.2 billion for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, $3.1 billion for the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund under the Department of Health and Human Services, and $20 million for administrative expenses to help businesses affected…

Former ND Senator Launching Book Drive for Inmates

Donations will be accepted until March 15.

FARGO, N.D.–A former North Dakota Senator is working to launch a book drive for inmates. Tim Flakoll was a member of the North Dakota State Senate for 18 years. Now he is attempting to collect books to donate to jails for inmate reform efforts. Studies have shown that giving prisoners access to educational tools such as books can lower recidivism…

LIVE: Impeachment Trial: Senate Expected to Acquit Trump in Wednesday Vote

The Wednesday afternoon vote is expected to be swift.

The Senate votes on the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump. Tune in to Fox News Channel for live special coverage. https://fxn.ws/2udNHcN Posted by Fox News on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump is on the verge of acquittal by the Senate, an end to only the third presidential impeachment trial in American history but coming at the start…

McConnell Blasts Impeachment, Will Vote to Acquit Trump

The Senate is scheduled to vote on the two impeachment articles Wednesday afternoon.

WASHINGTON–Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday slammed House Democrats’ drive to impeach President Donald Trump as “the most rushed, least fair and least thorough” in history and confirmed that he will vote to acquit him. McConnell said the two impeachment charges against Trump — that he abused his power and obstructed Congress’ ensuing investigation — are “constitutionally incoherent” and don’t…

LIVE: Trump Impeachment Trial: Senators to Begin Submitting Written Questions for Legal Teams on Wednesday

The question-and-answer session is expected to last two days.

The U.S. Senate continues the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump.Tune in to Fox News Channel for live coverage. Posted by Fox News on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 WASHINGTON–With opening arguments wrapped up in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, senators will now get a chance to ask questions. But the normally talkative politicians will still have to keep silent, as their…

LIVE: Trump Team Wrapping Up Trial Defense as Senators Mull Bolton

Once the president’s team wraps up its arguments, senators have 16 hours for written questions to both sides.

The U.S. Senate continues the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump.LIVE BLOG: https://fxn.ws/2vwYHClTune in to Fox News Channel for live coverage. Posted by Fox News on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump’s legal team prepared to wrap up arguments in his impeachment trial Tuesday as Senate Republicans wrestled with whether to allow witnesses, including John Bolton who appeared…

LIVE: Senate Approves Impeachment Trial Rules, Puts Off Witnesses

Trump spoke to reporters Wednesday at a global economic forum in Davos, Switzerland.

The U.S. Senate continues the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump.LIVE BLOG: https://fxn.ws/2REySr7Tune in to Fox News Channel for live coverage. Posted by Fox News on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump is claiming he wants top aides to testify in his Senate impeachment trial, but he qualified that by suggesting there were “national security” concerns about allowing…

Senate passes US-Canada-Mexico trade deal

WASHINGTON – The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and gives President Donald Trump a major policy win before senators turn their full attention to his impeachment trial. The vote was 89-10. The measure goes to Trump for his signature. It would replace the 25-year-old North American Free…

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Advances Through More Senate Committees

Sen. John Hoeven says USMCA will provide much needed certainty for our agriculture, energy and other industries

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Our local congressional delegations are praising the advancement of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the trade deal. It has also been approved by the Finance, Energy and Public Works and Budget committees. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; Commerce and the Foreign Relations committees still have to weigh in before going to the full…