Gulf Times - US-Senate
US Senate passes sweeping bill to address China tech threat

US Senate passes sweeping bill to address China tech threat

The US Senate voted 68-32 on Tuesday to approve a sweeping package of legislation intended to boost the country's ability to compete with Chinese technology.

US Senate acquits Trump as Republicans save him in impeachment again

US Senate acquits Trump as Republicans save him in impeachment again

Donald Trump on Saturday was acquitted by the US Senate in his second impeachment trial in 12 months, as his fellow Republicans shielded him from accountability for the deadly assault by his supporters on the US Capitol, a shrine of American democracy.

US Senate passes budget plan to advance Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid aid package

US Senate passes budget plan to advance Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid aid package

The US Senate early on Friday passed a budget plan that would allow for passage of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package in coming weeks without Republican support.

Guns and teargas in US Capitol as Trump supporters attempt to overturn his loss

Guns and teargas in US Capitol as Trump supporters attempt to overturn his loss

Police in the US Capitol on Wednesday responded with drawn guns and teargas as hundreds of protesters stormed the building and sought to force Congress to undo President Donald Trump's election loss

Trump calls on Georgia runoff voters to 'save' America

Trump calls on Georgia runoff voters to 'save' America

President Donald Trump on Monday implored Georgians to "save" America and re-elect Republicans in two runoffs that will determine US Senate control and could decisively impact the start of Joe Biden's White House tenure.

US Senate passes anti-doping sports bill

US Senate passes anti-doping sports bill

The United States Senate on Monday passed a bill that would allow US justice officials to pursue criminal penalties against anyone involved in doping at an international events involving American athletes, sponsors or broadcasters.

Republican incumbents hold off Democratic challengers for US Senate

Republican incumbents hold off Democratic challengers for US Senate

Democrats picked up seats in Colourado and Arizona, and Republicans picked one up in Alabama in the battle for control of the US Senate in Tuesday's elections.

Democrats, Republicans trade seats in battle for US Senate majority

Democrats, Republicans trade seats in battle for US Senate majority

Republican Senator Cory Gardner was defeated on Tuesday in Colourado by former Governor John Hickenlooper, giving the Democrats their first victory of an election battle in which they are attempting to win ...

Twitter, Google CEOs defend key Internet law before US Senate panel

Twitter, Google CEOs defend key Internet law before US Senate panel

The chief executives of Twitter and Google defended a law protecting internet companies before a Senate panel on Wednesday, a topic that has split US lawmakers on ways to hold Big Tech ...

US Senate Republicans launch police reform bill to rival Democrats

US Senate Republicans launch police reform bill to rival Democrats

US Senate Republicans unveiled a new police reform bill on Wednesday as a rival to more sweeping Democratic legislation, as Congress struggled to address racial disparities in law enforcement three weeks after the death

US Senate approves Trump impeachment trial plan, rejects Democrats on documents, witnesses

US Senate approves Trump impeachment trial plan, rejects Democrats on documents, witnesses

The Republican-controlled US Senate voted early on Wednesday on party lines to approve the rules for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, rejecting Democratic efforts to obtain evidence

More than 200 mayors urge US Senate to pass gun safety laws

More than 200 mayors urge US Senate to pass gun safety laws

More than 200 mayors from across the United States sent a letter to the leaders of both parties in the Senate urging them to end the summer recess and pass gun safety laws in the wake of two mass shootings.