Senator Amy Klobuchar, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, introduced a bill on Thursday that would make it easier for the government to stop mergers and another that would raise fees that companies pay for merger reviews. One bill would lessen the burden on the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission, which review...
Cue the speculation that Franken may enter the 2020 presidential race.
NEW YORK, Sept 6- Going after fame and fortune in Hollywood leads a lot of people right to failure. One lesson comedian Bob Odenkirk learned early was to go after something a little less flashy- just plain working. That led him from writing for shows like "Saturday Night Live," "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" and "The Ben Stiller Show" to his starring role currently in the...
Democrats protested the GOP health plan Tuesday during the Senate drug pricing hearing, interrupting the Republican agenda.
President Donald Trump's decision on Thursday to pull out of the Paris climate accord, while supporters said the United States needed a more advantageous deal. "We deem the momentum generated in Paris in December 2015 irreversible and we firmly believe that the Paris Agreement cannot be renegotiated since it is a vital instrument for our planet, societies and...
Classified intelligence suggests there was some sort of private encounter between Trump and his aides and the Russian envoy, NBC reports.
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), "Giant of the Senate" author, addresses comedian Kathy Griffin's photoshoot with a fake severed head resembling President Trump's.
These people are not acting like they have nothing to hide, says Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), "Giant of the Senate" author, talking about Trump appointees and the investigation into the Russia probe.
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), "Giant of the Senate" author, challenges President Trump's campaign promise not to cut Medicaid. Trump is not doing what he said he would do, says Franken.
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), "Giant of the Senate" author, says people are very "scared" of the GOP's health-care proposal. It is going to be hard for the GOP to get the 50 votes, says Franken. Also Franken weighs in on the deep political divide in Washington.
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), "Giant of the Senate" author, talks about the transition from comedian to politician and how things have changed on Capitol Hill since he took office in 2008.
WASHINGTON, May 25- U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Thursday seeking to stop at least a portion of President Donald Trump's sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Republican Rand Paul and Democrats Chris Murphy and Al Franken introduced a resolution of disapproval in the Senate to force a vote on whether to block part of the sale. Saudi Arabia was the first...
Sessions didn't disclose the meetings after allegedly being told he didn't have to detail the meetings that happened in his capacity as a senator.
Twenty-four hours after Trump's address to Congress, the Russia story roared back into the news in the form of three different stories, NBC News reports.
AG Jeff Sessions had two conversations with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential campaign season last year.
The current federal rules were established in 2015 to protect websites and services, Buzzfeed reports.
AT&T argues that Time Warner and its premium content, which includes HBO and CNN, would complement its distribution network.
Donald Trump's pick for secretary of HHS will be in the hot seat when he goes before the Senate on Wednesday.
Betsy DeVos, education secretary nominee, faced tough questions from Democratic lawmakers, NBC News reports.
Sen. Al Franken returned to his comedy roots Monday, taking swipes at Donald Trump's business record in a Democratic National Convention address.