Tag: Senate

Senator Kennedy Introduces Bill To Make Hospital Prices Clear To Patients

Last week, Senator John Kennedy introduced the Hospital Transparency Compliance Enforcement Act which aims to enforce penalties on hospitals that hide the costs of services from patients. Kennedy stated that, “Patients deserve to know the true cost of hospital items and services. I wrote this bill to protect patients by making hospitals clarify how much a

BREAKING: Senator John Fetterman Rushed To D.C. Hospital

Less than 48 hours after the State of the Union, Sen. John Fetterman (D-PA) was rushed to George Washington University Hospital in D.C. Wednesday night. He was feeling lightheaded and called his staff. “Towards the end of the Senate Democratic retreat today, Senator John Fetterman began feeling lightheaded,” a statement from his office read. The

2024 Senate Map: In Favor Of Republicans

The 2024 Senate toss-up is quickly becoming one to watch as four states become the forefront of the race. With West Virginia, Ohio, Montana, and Arizona moving into the top four spots to watch as announcements for 2024 get closer, or arrive, and ads start to pour out – Democrats better be getting ready to

Can Kari Lake Oust Sen. Kyrsten Sinema?

Despite narrowly losing her race for Governor race in Arizona, Kari Lake may be able to beat both Ruban Gallego and Krysten Sinema in 2024. Lake lost her election by a razor-thin margin of just 17,000 votes, less than 1%, against Gov. Katie Hobbs. According to a survey released by Blueprint Polling on January 11,

Senators Murkowski and Collins Vow to Work With Democrats on Abortion

Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Susan Collins (R-ME) declared Friday they would prioritize federal pro-abortion legislation in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. In a statement posted to her website, Murkowski said, “In the wake of this ruling, it is up to Congress to respond. Legislation to accomplish that must be a priority.”

Senate Republicans See Opportunity for Blue State ‘Sleeper’ Wins

National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) chair Rick Scott (R-FL) says the GOP is ready to take back the Senate majority in November. “I think we’re going to have some sleepers, where people are going to say, boy, we didn’t anticipate that one,” Scott told The Hill. Asked which states he believes could become competitive in

Inhofe’s Retirement Triggers Frantic Shuffle in Oklahoma

Senator James Inhofe’s (R-OK) Friday announcement that he would retire early next year set off a flurry of activity in Oklahoma. Candidates are clambering to join the special election for an open Senate seat in a state which rarely sees one. According to The Hill: Two candidates have already jumped into the race since the announcement, and others are

Manchin Declares: “It’s Dead”

As Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke to reporters on Capitol Hill before lunch, Joe Manchin (D-WV) crashed the party. In the middle of Wyden’s reassurances that Build Back Better would find common ground among Democrats and their moderate party members, Manchin walked around the corner. Asked about the legislation, Manchin pointedly responded, “What Build Back