Celebrities and politicians reacted Thursday to Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken’s announcement that he will resign from the U.S. Senate following a growing amount of sexual misconduct allegations against him.
Congress has left Washington for the summer with a trail of unfinished business and several immediate concerns when they return in September — increasing the federal debt limit and passing a temporary spending bill to avert a government shutdown.
The foundation for Barack Obama’s presidential library has reportedly lifted the donor restriction imposed while Obama was in the White House, resulting in million-dollar gifts from such corporations as Microsoft and Exelon.
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price argued Sunday the Senate’s recently released health-care bill will significantly improve ObamaCare, including the protection of Americans’ medical coverage, but acknowledged having to “thread a needle” to get the measure passed.
The pro-Trump super PAC that vowed an ad campaign against Nevada GOP Sen. Dean Heller within hours of him on Friday opposing the Republican Senate’s ObamaCare overhaul bill previewed its attack Saturday on social media.