FDA user fee reauthorization added to bill to prevent government shutdown

FDA user fee reauthorization added to bill to prevent government shutdown

Late. Richard Burr (RN.C.) on Thursday said the five-year reauthorization of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) user fee program will be included in the stopgap spending bill meant to prevent a government shutdown. Burr, who is the ranking member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), told reporters that the … Read more

Scott, NRSC fundraise for Rubio, Senate candidates in Miami

Scott, NRSC fundraise for Rubio, Senate candidates in Miami

Florida Republican Sens. Rick Scott, left, and Marco Rubio. Carl Juste cjuste@miamiherald.com A slate of Republican senators and Senate candidates — headlined by US Sen. Rick Scott — is huddling in Miami on Thursday for a midterm election fundraiser, as Scott faces questions over a lagging cash haul in competitive races. Among the GOP senators … Read more

Senate To Vote On Bill Protecting Same-Sex Marriages Soon

Senate To Vote On Bill Protecting Same-Sex Marriages Soon

WASHINGTON ― The Senate will vote soon on legislation protecting same-sex marriages, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (DN.Y.) announced Wednesday. “We all want to pass this quickly … a vote on marriage equality will happen on the Senate floor in the coming weeks,” Schumer said in a weekly press conference on Capitol Hill. The House … Read more

Herschel Walker skips details in bid to outs Raphael Warnock

Herschel Walker skips details in bid to outs Raphael Warnock

Republican US Senate candidate Herschel Walker speaks to a standing-room-only crowd of supporters in suburban Atlanta, on Aug. 17, 2022. Since winning the GOP nomination, Walker has stepped up his public appearances with many themed around certain policies. But the 60-year-old political novice is often light or errant on policy details as he tries to … Read more

The Florida Senate Pauses Review Of State Attorney’s Suspension By Gov. Ron DeSantis – Tampa Bay Now

The Florida Senate Pauses Review Of State Attorney’s Suspension By Gov.  Ron DeSantis – Tampa Bay Now

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — The Florida state Senate will pause its proceedings to remove state attorney Andrew Warren, who was suspended by Gov. Ron DeSantis for his pledge not to prosecute certain cases, according to a letter penned by Senate President Wilton Simpson on Wednesday. The Republican governor announced he … Read more

Dr. Oz Defends Embarrassing Crudité Shopping Video On Newsmax

Dr.  Oz Defends Embarrassing Crudité Shopping Video On Newsmax

The Hill reports that the Fetterman campaign raised more than half a million dollars after Oz’s April video resurfaced this week on social media. In addition, Oz’s use of a highfalutin term like “crudité,” as opposed to Fetterman’s suggestion of “veggie platter,” allowed his opponent to cast him as an out-of-touch elitist. The fact that … Read more

Fetterman ‘grateful’ as he returns to Pa. Senate race

Fetterman ‘grateful’ as he returns to Pa.  Senate race

FILE – Pennsylvania Lt. Governor John Fetterman, the Democratic candidate for US Senate in Pennsylvania, greets supporters at a campaign stop, May 10, 2022, in Greensburg, Pa. Fetterman is expected to open up about his personal health challenges as he officially returns to the campaign trail Friday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File) Keith Srakocic AP ERIE, … Read more

The Senate Passes Democrats’ Sweeping Health Care And Climate Bill – Tampa Bay Now

The Senate Passes Democrats’ Sweeping Health Care And Climate Bill – Tampa Bay Now

WASHINGTON, DC. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — The Senate on Sunday afternoon passed the Democrats’ $750 billion health care, tax and climate bill, in a significant victory for President Joe Biden and his party. The final, party-line vote was 51-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris breaking the tie. The package is the product … Read more

Dems Push Biden Climate, Health Priorities Toward Senate OK – NBC Chicago

Dems Push Biden Climate, Health Priorities Toward Senate OK – NBC Chicago

Democrats drove their election-year economic package toward Senate approval early Sunday, debating a measure that is less ambitious than President Joe Biden’s original domestic goals but touches deep-rooted party dreams of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations. The legislation cleared its first test in the evenly divided chamber when Democrats burst … Read more

Jon Stewart Hails Burn Pit Bill Passage: ‘I Hope We Learned A Lesson’

Jon Stewart Hails Burn Pit Bill Passage: ‘I Hope We Learned A Lesson’

Jon Stewart on Tuesday celebrated a bipartisan Senate vote for legislation providing health care benefits to millions of veterans exposed to toxic burn pits during their military service. Stewart, who fiercely championed the legislation and denounced Republican senators who blocked it last week, appeared outside the Capitol with military veterans who stand to benefit, as … Read more