Lisa Murkowski

Murkowski: I Will Support the Bill to Undo Trump Emergency Declaration

Tuesday Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) told reporters she would vote for the bill against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration on the U.S. Mexico border. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) and  Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) also support the legislation. A reporter asked,

File - In this Oct. 4, 2018 file photo, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, pauses while speakings to members of the media after a vote to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill. Alaska Republican party leaders plan to consider whether to reprimand Murkowski for opposing Kavanaugh's …

Border Wall Vote Puts Vulnerable 2020 Democrat Senators in Spotlight

The dramatic vote in the Senate Friday afternoon on whether to proceed to a final vote on the House-passed continuing budget resolution that includes $5.7 billion of border wall funding placed an intense spotlight on three Democrat senators whose re-election prospects in 2020 are considered uncertain.

Shaheen, Jones, Peters

It Begins! McConnell Files for Cloture on Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Wednesday began the final round of the confirmation battle over the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court, filing for cloture to ensure a final vote on the President Trump’s nominee by the end of this week.

Supreme Court Kavanaugh In this image from Senate Television, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks on the floor of the U.S. Senate, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.