Update: Senators introduce resolution rebuking Saudis

Politics 12/13/18, 14:21

The Latest on the congressional response to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have introduced a resolution rebuking Saudi Arabia for the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (jah-MAHL' khahr-SHOHK'-jee). The Senate could vote on ...

After CIA briefing, senators lay blame on Saudi crown prince

Politics 12/04/18, 14:22

Senators leaving a briefing with CIA Director Gina Haspel on Tuesday said they are even more convinced that Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said he believes if the crown prince were put ...

Blackburn wins Tennessee Senate race, keeping seat for GOP

U.S. 11/06/18, 23:12

Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn won a grueling, expensive contest Tuesday to become the first female U.S. senator from Tennessee, keeping a key midterm seat under GOP control.The congresswoman defeated Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen by closely aligning her bid with President Donald Trump, who drummed up support for her ...

Out of power for years, Tennessee Democrats see some hope

Politics 10/24/18, 12:06

Tennessee Democrats know something about disappointment. The last time voters chose a governor, the party pinned its hopes on a longshot punchline named Charlie Brown, who was trounced by 30 percentage points.Two years before that, the Democrat who unexpectedly bested a weak primary field for a U.S. Senate seat was ...

Tennessee Senate candidates exchange barbs in final debate

U.S. 10/10/18, 23:11

Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn repeatedly attempted to tie her Democratic opponent Phil Bredesen to national Democrats in their second and final debate. Meanwhile, the former Tennessee governor deflected the attacks by once again promising to improve bipartisanship in Congress.Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn speaks during the 2018 Tennessee U.S. ...

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