A bipartisan group of former senators put together an open letter urging current lawmakers to become ‘zealous guardians’ of America’s democracy

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A bipartisan group of 44 former US senators put together a letter to the current US Senate, saying the nation is “at an inflection point in which the foundational principles of our democracy and our national security interests are at stake.” The senators addressed the letter to their colleagues and warned of […]

Senators are now confident that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was ‘complicit’ in Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

Jim WATSON / AFP Senators from across party lines on Wednesday announced with a “high level of confidence” that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was “complicit” in the brutal killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October. Bipartisan senators introduced a measure calling for the crown prince to be “held accountable” for a number of […]

US senators seek to stop weapons sales to Saudi Arabia over Yemen war, Khashoggi murder

A newly proposed bill in the US Senate would suspend the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia and block refueling of Saudi warplanes bombing Yemen, as punishment for the death of a Washington Post columnist. A group of senators on the Foreign Relations Committee, led by Bob Menendez (D-New Jersey) and Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) […]

Senators call for FTC investigation into ads in children’s apps

Last month, a study published in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics described just how prevalent advertising is in apps geared towards children, and its findings have now led three Senators to ask the FTC to investigate. Senators Ed Markey (D-MA), Tom Udall (D-NM) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent a letter to the commission […]

Ottawa Senators demand newspaper take down secret video of players

The Ottawa Senators are demanding that a major newspaper take down a secretly recorded video showing several players badmouthing the team's coaching staff. In a letter to the Ottawa Citizen, lawyers for the team say the paper posted the video to its website knowing that it was secretly recorded by the driver of the Uber […]

Senators players caught trash-talking team on video recording

Ottawa Senators players who were caught on tape joking about and criticizing their team's defence in a video posted online are apologizing for their comments. The Senators released a statement Monday night from Thomas Chabot, Dylan DeMelo, Matt Duchene, Alex Formenton, Chris Tierney, Chris Wideman and Colin White, who were shown talking about Ottawa’s ineffective […]

US senators cry foul over Riyadh's 'insulting' Khashoggi story, say crown prince involved in death

US senators are speaking out against Saudi Arabia’s account of what happened to journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying they believe the crown prince is responsible and calling Riyadh’s version of events “insulting.” Speaking to CNN’s “State of the Union” program on Sunday, Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) didn’t hold back in saying who he believes is behind […]

US Senators push Canada to exclude Huawei from its 5G strategy

American politicians aren’t just nervous about having Huawei devices on their networks… they’re worried about neighboring countries, too. Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio have sent a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking him to “reconsider” Huawei’s involvement in any of the country’s 5G plans. There’s “ample evidence” to suggest that no large […]

Palin, Rice mull challenging Alaska & Maine senators whose Kavanaugh votes sparked outrage

America may see an interesting female showdown as a spin-off of the Brett Kavanaugh saga. Susan Rice and Sarah Palin hinted they may run against Sens. Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski, who voted in a way they deem unacceptable. The soap opera begins with Susan Collins (R-ME), who was initially sitting on the fence when […]