United States Senate

Senate Overrides Obama Veto of 9/11 Saudi Bill

The Senate acted decisively Wednesday to override President Barack Obama’s veto of Sept. 11 legislation, setting the stage for the contentious bill to become law despite flaws that Obama and top Pentagon officials warn could put U.S. troops and interests at risk.

Saudi's newly appointed King Salman (R) shakes hands with US President Barack Obama at Erga Palace in Riyadh on January 27, 2015.

Loretta Sanchez May Enter Senate Race for Barbara Boxer’s Seat

alifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris could soon have a serious competitor in the race for outgoing Senator Barbara Boxer’s seat. After announcing that she is “seriously considering” running for the U.S. Senate in 2016, multiple congressional sources have revealed that Loretta Sanchez could announce her candidacy after Easter, according to Politico.

Loretta Sanchez (Jae C. Hong / AP)