National Guard cancels training due to funding impasse

D.C. 07/26/21, 00:46

National Guardsmen postponed training exercises after U.S. Congress failed to reimburse the National Guard Bureau's months-long deployment to Washington during the January 6 riots. Maj. Scott Ingalsbe confirmed six Nebraska National Guard events have been canceled to save money. The Nebraska National Guard spokesman revealed there is no money to conduct ...

Update: 2 senators to speak at ex-Sen. Cochran’s funeral

U.S. 05/31/19, 17:59

The Latest on funeral services for former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (all times local):5:50 p.m.Leaders of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee will speak at the funeral of Thad Cochran, who was chairman of the committee for several years.An American flag flies at half-staff for former Mississippi U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, ...

Batman fan Sen. Patrick Leahy writes comic book’s forward

U.S. 03/30/19, 09:36

Vermont U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy has spent much of his adult life crusading for the issues that are important to him and now he's helping to commemorate the 80th birthday of his childhood hero, Batman, the caped crusader, who Leahy credits with helping him win a ban on the export ...

Memorable quotes and exchanges from Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

U.S. 09/28/18, 03:35

Memorable quotes and exchanges from the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh:CHRISTINE BLASEY FORD:— On how certain she is that she was assaulted by Kavanaugh:"One hundred percent."— On the strongest memory she has of her alleged attack:Ford: "Indelible in the hippocampus is ...

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